Your Road Trip Close to Home adventure guide for Jan. 18

We've got a spot on Long Island where you can travel back and time or into outer space! Then we head to a food-lover's fantasy in Connecticut and take an ice skating lesson in New Jersey. We've got loads of ideas for some winter fun in this week's Road Trip Close to Home.

Brian Heyman

Jan 18, 2024, 11:56 AM

Updated 182 days ago

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Your Road Trip Close to Home adventure guide for Jan. 18
We've got a spot on Long Island where you can travel back and time or into outer space! Then we head to a food-lover's fantasy in Connecticut and take an ice skating lesson in New Jersey. We've got loads of ideas for some winter fun in this week's Road Trip Close to Home.

  • 180 Little Neck Road | Centerport, New York 11721
  • Open 12-4 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Planetarium only open 7-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Check website for planetarium show listing.
  • Website

  • 1400 Park St. | Hartford, Connecticut 06106
  • Food vendor hours: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sunday and Monday, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
  • Website

  • 511 Warburton Ave. | Yonkers, New York 10701
  • Open 12- 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Museum is open 5-8 p.m. for free on the first Friday of each month.
  • Website

  • 197 Chambersbridge Road | Brick Township, New Jersey 08723
  • Click HERE for rink calendar
  • Website

Liberty Bagels
  • 32 Broadway | New York, New York 10004
  • 16 E 58th St. | New York, New York 10022
  • 260 W 35th St. | New York, New York 10018
  • 82-10 Roosevelt Ave. | Jackson Heights, New York 11372
  • Website

  • 1571 McDonald Ave. | Brooklyn, New York 11230
  • Open 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday (last call for all WORLD SPA experiences is 9:15 p.m.) and 9 a.m. - 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday (last call for all WORLD SPA experiences is 10:15 p.m.) Treatment center is open 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
  • Website

New York Botanical Garden's Orchid Show
  • 2900 Southern Blvd. | The Bronx, New York 10458
  • Runs Feb. 17-April 21
  • Website

Queens Botanical Garden's Astra Lumina
  • 43-50 Main St. | Flushing, New York 11355
  • Tickets for Astra Lumina sold through Fever
  • Website

Interested in more adventures? Check out last week's destinations close to home.



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