GUIDE: Road Trip: Close to Home attractions for March 24

Here's how to enjoy all of this week's destinations from Road Trip: Close to Home.

Brian Heyman

Mar 23, 2022, 2:54 PM

Updated 849 days ago

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GUIDE: Road Trip: Close to Home attractions for March 24
Here's how to enjoy all of this week's destinations from Road Trip: Close to Home - everything from the New York Historical Society museum in Manhattan to Ripley's Believe it or Not in Atlantic City and the beautiful state parks along Route 7 in Connecticut.

Sybil Ludington Statue
15 Gleneida Ave. in Carmel
Carmel, New York 10512
Florrie Kaye's Tea Room
69 Gleneida Ave.
Carmel, New York 10512
Open Wednesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Website
New York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, New York 10024
Wednesday - Thursday open 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Frida open 11 a.m. - 8 p.m., Saturday - Sunday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Website
Elizabeth Sackler Center at the Brooklyn Museum
Wednesday to Sunday open 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. First Saturdays open 5 p.m. - 11 p.m.
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, New York 11238
The Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art is on the fourth floor of the museum.
Website
African American Museum of Nassau County
Open Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Visitors are asked to call 516-572-0730 to make reservations.
110 North Franklin St.
Hempstead, New York 11550
Website
Luangisa African Gallery
Open by appointment only - 914-664-3681
374 Hawthrone Terrace
Mount Vernon, New York 10552
Website
Flavas Kitchen and Catering
Open daily 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
5 Gramatan Ave.
Mount Vernon, New York 10550
Website
Bougie Brews
Open Monday to Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. (winter hours), Saturday to Sunday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
52 Main St.
Yonkers, New York 10701
Website
Paranormal Books and Curiosities
Open to private curated tours
621 Cookman Ave.
Asbury Park, New Jersey 07712
Website
Cherry Blossom Festival at Branch Brook Park 
April 2 – 10, 2022
Park is open dawn - 10 p.m. Visit the website for details on festival events
115 Clifton Ave.
Newark, New Jersey 07102
Hudson Valley Restaurant Week
Runs through April 3, 2022
Website 
Hallockville Museum Farm
Self-guided tours allowed daily from dawn to dusk. Guided homestead tours available Saturday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Gift shop open weekdays 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Saturdays 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Season runs from May 1 through Oct. 31)
6038 Sound Ave.
Riverhead, New York 11901
Website
Ambler Farm
Open daily dawn to dusk
257 Hurlbutt St.
Wilton, Connecticut 06897
Website
Ripley's Believe It or Not
Open Sunday to Friday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
1441 Boardwalk
Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401
Website
Kent Falls State Park
Open 8 a.m. to sunset.
462 Kent Cornwall Road (Route 7)
Kent, Connecticut 06757
Website
Housatonic Meadows State Park
Open 8 a.m. to sunset.
Route 7
Sharon, Connecticut  
Website
Appalachian Trail
More information on the Appalachian Trail's segment through Connecticut available from the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.
Great Falls Brewing
Seating available Monday to Thursday 4-9 p.m., Friday to Sunday 12-9 p.m. Beer pickup available Monday to Thursday 4-9 p.m., Friday to Saturday 12-9 pm. and Sunday 12-6 p.m.75 Main St.
North Canaan, Connecticut 06018  
Website
Caanan Union Station Museum
Open 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. by appointment
Route 44
North Canaan, Connecticut 06818
Website


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