Fun ▪ Staycation

Shipwrecked Miniature Golf

08/17/2016 - 08/17/2018

Event Description

08/17/2016 - 08/17/2018


12:00 PM     Free - $14

A theatrical indoor 18-hole miniature golf experience. Theatrical lighting and special effects will surround you as you play through the themed areas of the course. Red Hook, Brooklyn

Food ▪ Staycation

North River Lobster Co.

08/17/2016 - 08/17/2018

Event Description

08/17/2016 - 08/17/2018


11:30 AM     Free - $30

Take a 45 minute boat ride up the Hudson River to 72nd St while eating a lobster roll or just a bag of chips. Free to get on and stay on. Nice views. Decent food. Leaves from Pier 81 at West 41st St. 11:30 am to 11pm

Food ▪ Staycation

DayTrip: Mitsuwa Marketplace

07/04/2016 - 08/30/2018

Event Description

07/04/2016 - 08/30/2018


11:00 AM     $6

Take the $6 roundtrip shuttle bus from Port Authority to Mitsuwa Marketplace in NJ and feel like you've stepped into Japan just 20 minutes away. Have ramen, sushi, unique desserts & teas in food court style. Browse the grocery store & all the fabulous Japanese packaging & items. There's a magazine store & toystore too. Check shuttle schedule here: http://www.mitsuwa.com/tenpo/newj/access/eshuttle.html

Staycation

DayTrip: Four Freedoms Park

07/04/2016 - 08/31/2018

Event Description

07/04/2016 - 08/31/2018


10:00 AM     $5

A quick trip out to the less-than-a-year-old FDR Four Freedoms Park designed by Louis Kahn could be a nice thing on a summer's day (we've only been in frigid temps.) Make the event extra touristy-fun by riding the tram over from 59th St and 1st Ave. It's about a 5 minute walk on the Roosevelt Island side & the only cost is your metrocard expense on the tram.

Art ▪ Staycation

DayTrip: Dia:Beacon

07/04/2016 - 08/31/2018

Event Description

07/04/2016 - 08/31/2018


11:00 AM     $28 - $35

Imagine roughly ten Chelsea galleries in one place, complete with contemporary art & skylights, more specifically a 300,000-sq ft historic printing factory. Add to that beautiful gardens to stroll on with mountain views. That's Dia:Beacon. Roughly an hour's train-ride away on MetroNorth from Grand Central. Package deal includes train ticket & admission. Highly recommended. Closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays.

Art ▪ Staycation

DayTrip: Storm King Art Center

07/04/2016 - 08/31/2018

Event Description

07/04/2016 - 08/31/2018


10:00 AM     $45 - $46

Explore 500 acres of open fields, woodlands, and meadows with over 100 large scale sculptures by some of the most acclaimed artists of our time. A little over an hour north of the city, this package that includes r/t bus transportation, admission & tour of Storm King leaves at 10am and gets you back before 6:30pm. Truly a special place!

Fun ▪ Staycation

DayTrip: Spa Castle

07/05/2016 - 08/31/2018

Event Description

07/05/2016 - 08/31/2018


11:00 AM     $35 - $45

Spend the day swimming in pools, taking a sauna, steam bath, body scrub, massage, or eating at the food court as well, all Korean style. Very family friendly and in Queens no less! Accessible by subway & their shuttle bus. Plus, we've heard good things about their Jersey location as well.