Less than an hour from NYC an oasis awaits you at the Untermyer Park and Gardens. You will be surprised to discover this hidden gem so close to NYC. And best of all, it’s free!
There are tons of unique and unusual attractions all within a couple hours of NYC that make for excellent day trips. Check out some of my favorites for the next time you feel the need to get out of town!
Explore abandoned buildings covered in graffiti at the former Long Island Gold Coast estate, Welwyn.
Looking for a unique vacation idea? Try houseboating the Erie Canal in a rented houseboat!
Who says the Hamptons and wineries are all there is to Long Island’s East End? Find out how to enjoy a low key, off-season road trip out to “The End”!
There is a naval architecture and engineering school in an old Gold Coast mansion on Long Island, and it’s AMAZING. Find out which movies and TV shows have been filmed here and learn how you can visit or send your kids to this super cool college!