Distance: 4.73 miles
Set in natural surroundings, Merritt Parkway's significant design brilliantly integrates the craft of the engineer and the artist. The bridges along the route are excellent examples of Art Deco, or Art Moderne, styles of the 1920s and 1930s. Magnificent foliage abounds in both spring and fall.
Distance: 36.73 miles
Seatuck National Wildlife Refuge is located on the south shore of Long Island and is managed as part of the Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The refuge consists of 196 acres bordering the Great South Bay, separated from the Atlantic Ocean only by Fire Island. Situated in a heavily developed urban area, the refuge is an oasis for many species of migratory birds and waterfowl.
Distance: 43.51 miles
Cotton & silk for clothing; locomotives for travel; paper for books & writing letters; airplanes, & more. What do they have in common? They all came from the same place - Paterson, NJ.
In 1791, Paterson, America's first planned industrial city, was established, centered around the Great Falls of the Passaic River. From humble mills would rise industries that changed the face of the United States.
Distance: 44.50 miles
The heart of the museum is a historic tenement, home to an estimated 7,000 people from over 20 nations between 1863 and 1935. The tenement's cramped living spaces, the lives of past residents and the history of the Lower East Side, contribute to its representation of the immigrant experience. Throughout the year, programs such as walking tours and readings are offered.
Distance: 45.21 miles
Drive or boat along the shores of the St. Lawrence River and eastern Great Lakes. Historic sites include 26 lighthouses, the St. Lawrence Seaway, War of 1812 installations, and great museums. Enjoy welcoming harbors, agricultural landscapes, quaint villages, world-class sportfishing, Niagara Falls, 127 nature sites, and entry points to/from Canada.
Distance: 45.21 miles
Midway between Manhattan and Montreal, the Lakes to Locks Passage lets you experience the interconnected waterway that shaped the destiny of North America. By bike, foot, boat, train, or car, you will discover charming small cities, rural landscapes and Adirondack hamlets with diverse historic, natural, cultural, and recreational sites.