From our own backyard to a day trip in the tri-state area, there's plenty of places to go and things to do. Check out some of our guides for places to visit and galleries of big concerts and venues near you!

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  • Guide: Apple Picking on Long Island

    Guide: Apple Picking on Long Island

    Here are some of the farms Long Islanders can visit to pick for apples.Here are some of the farms Long Islanders can visit to pick for apples.

    Grab a pail and start picking for apples at one of these farms.

    Grab a pail and start picking for apples at one of these farms.

  • Guide: Where to find food trucks on Long Island

    Guide: Where to find food trucks on Long Island

    Rolling Smoke can be found across Long Island.Rolling Smoke can be found across Long Island.

    Craving something savory or sweet? It doesn't really matter when it comes to food trucks, where you can have it all -- you just have to know where to find them! Here is a list of food trucks and where you could find them on Long Island. 

    Craving something savory or sweet? It doesn't really matter when it comes to food trucks, where you can have it all -- you just have to know where to find them! Here is a list of food trucks and where you could find them on Long Island. 

  • Guide: Long Island Breweries

    Guide: Long Island Breweries

    Brewery GuideBrewery Guide

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the island for beer-lovers to visit.

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the island for beer-lovers to visit.

  • 2018 Jones Beach Summer Concert Lineup

    2018 Jones Beach Summer Concert Lineup

    Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater is rolling out a new concert lineup for 2018.Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater is rolling out a new concert lineup for 2018.

    Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater is rolling out a new concert lineup for 2018. 

    Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater is rolling out a new concert lineup for 2018. 

  • Surf Lodge in Montauk summer lineup

    Surf Lodge in Montauk summer lineup

    Various bands will perform at the Surf Lodge this summer.

    Visit the Surf Lodge website for more information.

    Various bands will perform at the Surf Lodge this summer.

    Visit the Surf Lodge website for more information.

  • 2018 NYCB Live at Nassau Coliseum performer lineup

    2018 NYCB Live at Nassau Coliseum performer lineup

    Elton John will perform October 9.Elton John will perform October 9.

    A list of performers scheduled to perform at NYCB Live at Nassau Coliseum in 2018.

    A list of performers scheduled to perform at NYCB Live at Nassau Coliseum in 2018.

  • 2018 Summer Stadium Tours

    2018 Summer Stadium Tours

    Here are the artists who will be performing at tri-state stadiums this summer.

    Here are the artists who will be performing at tri-state stadiums this summer.

  • Guide: Brewery and Vineyard Bike Tours

    Guide: Brewery and Vineyard Bike Tours

    Brew Crew CyclesBrew Crew Cycles

    Want a unique way to check out some of Long Island’s breweries? Here is a list of bike and bus tours offered on the East End, as well as other parts of Long Island. 

    Want a unique way to check out some of Long Island’s breweries? Here is a list of bike and bus tours offered on the East End, as well as other parts of Long Island. 

  • Performers at The Paramount in 2018

    Performers at The Paramount in 2018

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-04-26 17:36:12 GMT

    Take a look at the performers coming to The Paramount in Huntington in 2018. MORE: The Paramount website

    Take a look at the performers coming to The Paramount in Huntington in 2018. MORE: The Paramount website

  • Concerts at the Theatre at Westbury in 2018

    Concerts at the Theatre at Westbury in 2018

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-04-26 17:05:32 GMT
    Tony Bennett will perform Friday, May 18 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 19 at 8 p.m.Tony Bennett will perform Friday, May 18 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 19 at 8 p.m.

    A list of musical and comedy acts performing at the Theatre at Westbury this year. Get tickets and more information at thetheatreatwestbury.com

    A list of musical and comedy acts performing at the Theatre at Westbury this year. Get tickets and more information at thetheatreatwestbury.com

  • 2018 Pennysaver Amphitheater at Bald Hill lineup

    2018 Pennysaver Amphitheater at Bald Hill lineup

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-04-17 16:25:59 GMT
    LIT will perform as part of the Loudwire's Gen-X Summer on Thursday, July 26 at 6 p.m. Other performers include Buckcherry, POD and Alien Ant Farm.LIT will perform as part of the Loudwire's Gen-X Summer on Thursday, July 26 at 6 p.m. Other performers include Buckcherry, POD and Alien Ant Farm.

    A look at the performers coming to the Pennysaver Amphitheater at Bald Hill in 2018.

    A look at the performers coming to the Pennysaver Amphitheater at Bald Hill in 2018.

  • Guide: Long Island Public Golf Courses

    Guide: Long Island Public Golf Courses

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off. Nassau and Suffolk counties offer a wide variety of courses to practice your game at. 

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off. Nassau and Suffolk counties offer a wide variety of courses to practice your game at. 

  • Guide: Spray parks on Long Island

    Guide: Spray parks on Long Island

    Looking to stay cool all summer long? News 12 Long Island compiled a list of some of the spray parks features across the island. 

    Looking to stay cool all summer long? News 12 Long Island compiled a list of some of the spray parks features across the island. 

  • Guide: Thrilling roller coasters in the tri-state area

    Guide: Thrilling roller coasters in the tri-state area

    THE JOKER is located at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ.THE JOKER is located at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ.

    Looking for some excitement this summer? Check out some of these thrilling and extreme roller coasters, all located in the tri-state area.

    Looking for some excitement this summer? Check out some of these thrilling and extreme roller coasters, all located in the tri-state area.

  • Guide: National park sites in the tristate area

    Guide: National park sites in the tristate area

    Statue of LibertyStatue of Liberty

    A guide to the national park sites and trails on Long Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York City and the Hudson Valley.

    A guide to the national park sites and trails on Long Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York City and the Hudson Valley.

  • Guide: Amusement Parks

    Guide: Amusement Parks

    Six Flags Great AdventureSix Flags Great Adventure

    The tri-state area has a handful of amusement parks that you may want to check out this summer. 

    The tri-state area has a handful of amusement parks that you may want to check out this summer. 

  • Guide: Casinos

    Guide: Casinos

    Do you like to gamble? Or maybe you're just looking to get away for a weekend or for a night? The tri-state area has a couple casinos that may do the trick.Do you like to gamble? Or maybe you're just looking to get away for a weekend or for a night? The tri-state area has a couple casinos that may do the trick.

    Do you like to gamble? Or maybe you're just looking to get away for a weekend or for a night? The tri-state area has a couple casinos that may do the trick. Here is a guide to casinos in the area.

    Do you like to gamble? Or maybe you're just looking to get away for a weekend or for a night? The tri-state area has a couple casinos that may do the trick. Here is a guide to casinos in the area.

  • Guide: Baseball stadiums

    Guide: Baseball stadiums

    The New York Mets play at Citi Field located at 123-01 Roosevelt Ave, Queens, NY 11368. Home opener is March 29.The New York Mets play at Citi Field located at 123-01 Roosevelt Ave, Queens, NY 11368. Home opener is March 29.

    Play ball! Baseball season is upon us for 2018! Whether you're looking to catch your favorite Major League Baseball team or a local game from the minors, here is a guide to stadiums around the tri-state area!

    Play ball! Baseball season is upon us for 2018! Whether you're looking to catch your favorite Major League Baseball team or a local game from the minors, here is a guide to stadiums around the tri-state area!

  • Guide: Apple Picking in the Hudson Valley

    Guide: Apple Picking in the Hudson Valley

    Grab a pail and start picking for apples at one of these farms.

    Grab a pail and start picking for apples at one of these farms.

  • Guide: Westchester and Hudson Valley Breweries

    Guide: Westchester and Hudson Valley Breweries

    Hudson Valley BreweriesHudson Valley Breweries

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across Westchester County and the Hudson Valley for beer-lovers to visit.

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across Westchester County and the Hudson Valley for beer-lovers to visit.

  • Guide: Westchester/Hudson Valley Public Golf Courses

    Guide: Westchester/Hudson Valley Public Golf Courses

    Sprain Lake Golf Course is located in Yonkers, NY.Sprain Lake Golf Course is located in Yonkers, NY.

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off once again! The Hudson Valley offers a variety of public courses to practice your game at. 

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off once again! The Hudson Valley offers a variety of public courses to practice your game at. 

  • Guide: Apple Picking in New Jersey

    Guide: Apple Picking in New Jersey

    Apple picking season has arrived in New Jersey.Apple picking season has arrived in New Jersey.
    Apple picking season has arrived in New Jersey.Apple picking season has arrived in New Jersey.

    Apple season has arrived in New Jersey.

    Apple season has arrived in New Jersey.

  • Guide: Where to find food trucks in New Jersey

    Guide: Where to find food trucks in New Jersey

    Food Truck Friday: Callahan'sFood Truck Friday: Callahan's

    Craving something savory or sweet? It doesn't really matter when it comes to food trucks, where you can have it all -- you just have to know where to find them! Here is a list of food trucks and where you could find them in New Jersey.

    Craving something savory or sweet? It doesn't really matter when it comes to food trucks, where you can have it all -- you just have to know where to find them! Here is a list of food trucks and where you could find them in New Jersey.

  • Guide: New Jersey Breweries

    Guide: New Jersey Breweries

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-09-05 18:50:41 GMT

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the state for beer-lovers to visit. Check out our list for breweries in your area. 

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the state for beer-lovers to visit. Check out our list for breweries in your area. 

  • 2018 Boardwalk Hall performers

    2018 Boardwalk Hall performers

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-04-25 17:44:14 GMT

    The 2018 Boardwalk Hall performers include live music and entertainment.

    The 2018 Boardwalk Hall performers include live music and entertainment.

  • Musical acts at the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City

    Musical acts at the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City

    Florida Georgia Line is set to rock Atlantic City on July 13.Florida Georgia Line is set to rock Atlantic City on July 13.

    The Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City opened its doors on June 28 at the site of the old Trump Taj Mahal.  Throughout the summer and early fall, the Hard Rock will live up to its name with a lineup of some of music's biggest stars. 

    The Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City opened its doors on June 28 at the site of the old Trump Taj Mahal.  Throughout the summer and early fall, the Hard Rock will live up to its name with a lineup of some of music's biggest stars. 

  • Guide: New Jersey Public Golf Courses

    Guide: New Jersey Public Golf Courses

    Fox Hollow Golf ClubFox Hollow Golf Club

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off once again! New Jersey offers a variety of public courses to practice your game at. Check out the list below for the links in your area.

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off once again! New Jersey offers a variety of public courses to practice your game at. Check out the list below for the links in your area.

  • Stone Pony Summer Stage Acts - 2018

    Stone Pony Summer Stage Acts - 2018

    Monday, March 19 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-03-19 18:15:43 GMT

    The Stone Pony has a loaded calendar this summer. Check out the lineup here!

    The Stone Pony has a loaded calendar this summer. Check out the lineup here!

  • 2018 Prudential Center Concert Lineup

    2018 Prudential Center Concert Lineup

    Fall Out Boy will be performing at the Prudential Center.Fall Out Boy will be performing at the Prudential Center.

    A variety of artists will be performing at the Prudential Center in Newark for the rest of 2018 and beyond.

    A variety of artists will be performing at the Prudential Center in Newark for the rest of 2018 and beyond.

  • 2018 PNC Bank Arts Center Concert Lineup

    2018 PNC Bank Arts Center Concert Lineup

    Friday, February 9 2018 1:42 PM EST2018-02-09 18:42:19 GMT
    PNC Bank Arts Center is rolling out a new concert lineup for 2018.PNC Bank Arts Center is rolling out a new concert lineup for 2018.

    PNC Bank Arts Center is rolling out a new concert lineup for 2018.

    PNC Bank Arts Center is rolling out a new concert lineup for 2018.

  • Guide: Brooklyn and Bronx Breweries

    Guide: Brooklyn and Bronx Breweries

    Tuesday, August 28 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-08-28 13:30:56 GMT

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the boroughs for beer-lovers to visit.

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the boroughs for beer-lovers to visit.

  • 2018 SummerStage Festival lineup

    2018 SummerStage Festival lineup

    SummerStage Festival is a free, outdoor festival of the arts held each year at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park.SummerStage Festival is a free, outdoor festival of the arts held each year at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park.
    SummerStage Festival is a free, outdoor festival of the arts held each year at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park.SummerStage Festival is a free, outdoor festival of the arts held each year at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park.

    SummerStage Festival is a free, outdoor festival of the arts held each year at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park.

    SummerStage Festival is a free, outdoor festival of the arts held each year at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park.

  • 2018 Ford Amphitheater Summer Concert Lineup

    2018 Ford Amphitheater Summer Concert Lineup

    Monday, March 26 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-03-26 15:47:33 GMT
    The Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk is rolling out its summer concert lineup for 2018.The Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk is rolling out its summer concert lineup for 2018.

    The Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk is rolling out its summer concert lineup for 2018.

    The Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk is rolling out its summer concert lineup for 2018.

  • Event Lineup at the Barclays Center

    Event Lineup at the Barclays Center

    NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 27: Musicians and husband and wife Tim McGraw and Faith Hill perform during their Soul2Soul Tour at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on October 27, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 27: Musicians and husband and wife Tim McGraw and Faith Hill perform during their Soul2Soul Tour at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on October 27, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

    The Barclays Center in Brooklyn is rolling out a new concert lineup for 2018. 

    The Barclays Center in Brooklyn is rolling out a new concert lineup for 2018. 

  • Guide: Apple Picking in Connecticut

    Guide: Apple Picking in Connecticut

    Grab a pail and start picking for apples at one of these farms.

    Grab a pail and start picking for apples at one of these farms.

  • Guide: Connecticut Breweries

    Guide: Connecticut Breweries

    Connecticut BreweriesConnecticut Breweries

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the state for beer-lovers to visit.

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the state for beer-lovers to visit.

  • Guide: Connecticut Public Golf Courses

    Guide: Connecticut Public Golf Courses

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off once again! All across the state, Connecticut offers a wide variety of public courses to practice your game at. Check out the list below for the links in your area.

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off once again! All across the state, Connecticut offers a wide variety of public courses to practice your game at. Check out the list below for the links in your area.

  • 2018 Foxwoods Resort Casino performer lineup

    2018 Foxwoods Resort Casino performer lineup

    A look at the performers and acts coming in 2018 to Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Connecticut.

    A look at the performers and acts coming in 2018 to Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Connecticut.

  • 2018 Mohegan Sun Arena performer lineup

    2018 Mohegan Sun Arena performer lineup

    Lorde will perform on Saturday, April 7 at 7 p.m. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesLorde will perform on Saturday, April 7 at 7 p.m. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images
    Lorde will perform on Saturday, April 7 at 7 p.m. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesLorde will perform on Saturday, April 7 at 7 p.m. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images

    The 2018 Mohegan Sun Arena performer lineup includes live music, entertainment, top headlining concerts and premier sporting events in Connecticut.

    The 2018 Mohegan Sun Arena performer lineup includes live music, entertainment, top headlining concerts and premier sporting events in Connecticut.

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