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Your Road Trip Close to Home adventure guide for Oct. 12

We've got those fall feels on this week's Road Trip Close to Home - apple flavors at a New Jersey orchard, scares and screams at Six Flags Fright Fest and then we order a big bite of fun with a side of scares at the Haunted House of Hamburgers on Long Island.

Brian Heyman

Oct 12, 2023, 7:00 AM

Updated 223 days ago

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Your Road Trip Close to Home adventure guide for Oct. 12
We've got those fall feels on this week's Road Trip Close to Home - apple flavors at a New Jersey orchard, scares and screams at Six Flags Fright Fest and then we order a big bite of fun with a side of scares at the Haunted House of Hamburgers on Long Island.

  • 320 Route 34 | Colts Neck, New Jersey 07722
  • Open 9:30 a.m. - 6p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
  • Website

Rockefeller State Park Preserve in Pleasantville offers 1,800 acres of nature for everyone to enjoy.
  • 125 Phelps Way | Pleasantville, New York 10570
  • Open dawn to dusk.
  • Website

For the last three generations, the Coley home is the only historic house museum in Connecticut that reflects life during World War II.
  • 104 Weston Road | Weston, Connecticut 06883
  • Open 1-4 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays. Guided tours available of Coley House at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays. Ground open daily dawn to dusk.
  • Website

  • 330 Fulton St. | Farmingdale, New York 11735
  • June through October: Open 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Sunday. November through May: Open 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Sunday.
  • Website

  • 1 Six Flags Blvd. | Jackson Township, New Jersey 08527
  • Runs through Oct. 31.
  • Website

Working Dog Winery
  • 610 Windsor Perrineville Road | Hightstown, New Jersey 08520
  • Open 2-8 p.m. Thursdays, 12-6 p.m. Fridays and 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. on weekends.
  • Website
Angelico Winery
  • 20 Hamp Road | Lambertville, New Jersey 08530
  • Open 12-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. Open 12-8 p.m. Saturdays.
  • Website

City Pickle is a pop-up location designed to be the spot to dive right into the sport. There are seven courts, and equipment is available to rent.
  • 220 36th St. | Brooklyn, New York 11232
  • Open daily 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Website

  • 19 Horsemill Lane | Bridgehampton, New York 11932
  • Farm stand open 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
  • Website

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



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