GUIDE: Road Trip: Close to Home attractions for April 14

Here's how to enjoy all of this week's destinations from Road Trip: Close to Home - everything from the Dinosaur Safari at the iconic Bronx Zoo and the creepy, crawly "bugseum" of Insectropolis in Toms River - as well as details on this year's Bethpage Air Show featuring the Blue Angels!

Brian Heyman

Apr 13, 2022, 5:39 PM

Updated 829 days ago

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GUIDE: Road Trip: Close to Home attractions for April 14
Here's how to enjoy all of this week's destinations from Road Trip: Close to Home - everything from the Dinosaur Safari at the iconic Bronx Zoo and the creepy, crawly "bugseum" of Insectropolis in Toms River - as well as this year's Bethpage Air Show featuring the Blue Angels!
Nassau Firefighters Museum
399 Charles Lindbergh Blvd.
Uniondale, New York 11553
Open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Mondays that fall on holidays and school breaks. Open seven days a week in July and August.
Website
2022 Bethpage Air Show 
Jones Beach State Park
1 Ocean Parkway
Wantagh, New York 11793
Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
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Battleship New Jersey
100 Clinton St.
Camden, New Jersey 08103
Open daily 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. until Sept. 5
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New Britain Museum of American Art
56 Lexington St.
New Britain, Connecticut 06052
Open Sunday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
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Hollister House
300 Nettleton Hollow Road
Washington, Connecticut 06793
Season opens April 22. Open Wednesday and Friday 1 - 4pm and Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Morristown Food Tour
New Jersey Food Tour Trail website
Savor and Stroll Culinary Tours website
Enjou Chocolate
8 Dehart St.
Morristown, New Jersey 07960
Open Monday through Friday 10 a.m - 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Pierogies House
145 Morris St.
Morristown, New Jersey 07960
Open Sunday through Thursday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Friday to Saturday 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
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Insectropolis
1761 U.S. 9
Toms River, New Jersey 08755
Open Friday through Sunday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Private events available by appointment.
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Brooklyn Ninja Academy
340 Fourth Ave.
Brooklyn, New York 11215
Visit website for information on class sessions and private events  
Atrium 82
82 Sixth Ave.
Brooklyn, New York 11217
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Everwonder Children's Museum
31 Pecks Lane
Newtown, Connecticut 06470
Open Tuesday through Friday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Saturday to Sunday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (reservations required)
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Dinosaur Safari at the Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd.
The Bronx, New York 10460
Dinosaur exhibit open April 11 through Oct. 30.
Zoo hours Monday through Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Weekends and holidays 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Daily hours are 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. November to March)
Website
Jar Worthy
100 NY-312 Tilly Foster Farm
Brewster, New York 10509
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George's Place
36 Gleneida Ave.
Carmel Hamlet, New York 10512
Open Monday through Friday 6 a.m. - 3 p.m., Saturday 6 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Sunday 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.
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Blue Door Art Center
13 Riverdale Ave.
Open Thursday 3 - 6 p.m., Friday 3 - 6 p.m. and Saturday 1 - 6 p.m.
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Van Der Donck Park
41 Dock St.
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Off The Hook
47 N. Broadway
Yonkers, New York 10701
Open Sunday 1-7 p.m., Wednesday 11 a.m. - 8 p.m., Thursday and Friday 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Saturday 12 a.m. - 8 p.m.
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