December 3, 2022

Alex o'Loughlin

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Road Trip: Close to Home attractions for July 21

Here’s how to enjoy all of this week’s destinations from Road Trip: Close to Home. This week, we head to the Hudson Valley to visit America’s oldest winery, indulge our sweet tooth in Manhattan and seek some thrills at an indoor adventure park in New Jersey.

Candytopia
111 W 32nd St.
New York, New York 10001
Open 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday (last show at 7 p.m.). Open 10 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday (last show at 8:30 p.m.).
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Rock N Air
581 Route 18 South
East Brunswick, New Jersey 08816
Open 12-8 p.m. Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday. Open 12-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
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Brotherhood Winery
100 Brotherhood Plaza Drive
Washingtonville, New York 10992
Open 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday
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Hudson Highlands Nature Museum
Outdoor Discovery Center
120 Muser Drive
Cornwall, New York 12518
Wildlife Education Center
25 Boulevard
Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York 12520
Wildlife Education Center open 12-4 p.m. on weekends. Grasshopper Grove opn 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. on Weekends. Trails open dawn to dusk.
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Heckscher State Park
1 Heckscher State Parkway
East Islip, NY 11730
Overlook Beach open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday and holidays through Aug. 14
West Beach open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. through Sept. 5
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Sticks in the Sand Beach Hockey Tournament
3501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, New Jersey 08260
July 23 – 24
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Ripdtides
1 Edwards Blvd.
Open 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

The Atlantica at the Allegria Hotel
80 West Broadway
Open for breakfast 7-10 a.m. Monday through Friday and 7-11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Open for lunch and dinner 12-9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 12-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
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Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer House Museum
40 Palmer St.
Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thursday through Monday (through Oct. 15).
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Exploring Putnam, Connecticut
Courthouse Bar and Grill
121 Main St.
Open 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday,  11:30 a.m. -10:00 p.m. Thursday, 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
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85 Main
85 Main St.
Open 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday,  11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Thursday, 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. (closed Tuesdays until further notice)
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Bradley Playhouse
30 Front St.
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Stomping Ground
132 Main St.
Open 11 a.m. – 1 a.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
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Bear Hands Brewery
75 Main St. Suite 1
Open 12-8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 12-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 12-8pm Sunday
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Nikki’s Dog House
5 Canal St.
Open 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday. Open 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
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