From our own backyard to a day trip in the tri-state area, there's plenty of places to go and things to do. Check out some of our guides for places to visit and galleries of big concerts and venues near you!

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  • Guide: Places to go during February break on Long Island

    Guide: Places to go during February break on Long Island

    Thursday, January 31 2019 8:27 AM EST2019-01-31 13:27:13 GMT
    Guide: Places to go during February break on Long IslandGuide: Places to go during February break on Long Island
    Guide: Places to go during February break on Long IslandGuide: Places to go during February break on Long Island
    If you’re looking for something fun to do with the kids during February break, News 12 Long Island has you covered! From rock climbing to museums, these places are sure to bring fun for the entire family.
    If you’re looking for something fun to do with the kids during February break, News 12 Long Island has you covered! From rock climbing to museums, these places are sure to bring fun for the entire family.
  • Guide: Ice skating rinks on Long Island

    Guide: Ice skating rinks on Long Island

    Tuesday, January 29 2019 1:13 PM EST2019-01-29 18:13:23 GMT
    Are you looking to perfect your triple axel? Or maybe you want to learn how to ice skate without clinging to the wall? Here is a guide for ice skating rinks open this winter.
    Are you looking to perfect your triple axel? Or maybe you want to learn how to ice skate without clinging to the wall? Here is a guide for ice skating rinks open this winter.
  • Guide: Winter theater shows on Long Island

    Guide: Winter theater shows on Long Island

    Guide: Winter theater shows on Long IslandGuide: Winter theater shows on Long Island
    Guide: Winter theater shows on Long IslandGuide: Winter theater shows on Long Island
    Here is a guide for some shows playing on Long Island this winter.
    Here is a guide for some shows playing on Long Island this winter.
  • Guide: Indoor Play Places

    Guide: Indoor Play Places

    With the cold weather upon us, many parents might be looking for some indoor play places to take their kids. Here is a guide to some places across Long Island.With the cold weather upon us, many parents might be looking for some indoor play places to take their kids. Here is a guide to some places across Long Island.

    With the cold weather upon us, many parents might be looking for some indoor play places to take their kids. Here is a guide to some places across Long Island. 

    With the cold weather upon us, many parents might be looking for some indoor play places to take their kids. Here is a guide to some places across Long Island. 

  • Guide: Restaurants with fireplaces on Long Island

    Guide: Restaurants with fireplaces on Long Island

    George Martin's Strip Steak has a fireplace to dine next to.George Martin's Strip Steak has a fireplace to dine next to.

    Looking to warm up while you dine in the colder months? Here is a list of restaurants across Long Island that feature a fireplace to cozy up next to. 

    Looking to warm up while you dine in the colder months? Here is a list of restaurants across Long Island that feature a fireplace to cozy up next to. 

  • Guide: Restaurants with fireplaces in New Jersey

    Guide: Restaurants with fireplaces in New Jersey

    Guide: Restaurants with fireplaces in New JerseyGuide: Restaurants with fireplaces in New Jersey
    Here is a list of restaurants across New Jersey that feature a fireplace to cozy up next to.
    Here is a list of restaurants across New Jersey that feature a fireplace to cozy up next to.
  • Guide: Ice skating rinks in New Jersey

    Guide: Ice skating rinks in New Jersey

    Guide: Ice skating rinks in New JerseyGuide: Ice skating rinks in New Jersey
    Guide: Ice skating rinks in New JerseyGuide: Ice skating rinks in New Jersey
    Here is a guide for ice skating rinks open this winter. Please check with the rink before heading out. Dates and times are subject to change.
    Here is a guide for ice skating rinks open this winter. Please check with the rink before heading out. Dates and times are subject to change.
  • Guide: Winter events in New Jersey

    Guide: Winter events in New Jersey

    Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside HeightsPolar Bear Plunge at Seaside Heights
    Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside HeightsPolar Bear Plunge at Seaside Heights
    Here is a guide for some events happening in New Jersey this winter.
    Here is a guide for some events happening in New Jersey this winter.
  • Guide: Winter theater shows in New Jersey

    Guide: Winter theater shows in New Jersey

    Guide: Winter theater shows in New JerseyGuide: Winter theater shows in New Jersey
    Guide: Winter theater shows in New JerseyGuide: Winter theater shows in New Jersey
    Here is a guide for some shows playing in New Jersey this winter.
    Here is a guide for some shows playing in New Jersey this winter.
  • Guide: Winter hot spots in New York City

    Guide: Winter hot spots in New York City

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    News 12News 12
    Here is a guide for some hot spots to go to this winter.
    Here is a guide for some hot spots to go to this winter.
  • Guide: Ice skating rinks in Connecticut

    Guide: Ice skating rinks in Connecticut

    Guide: Ice skating rinks in ConnecticutGuide: Ice skating rinks in Connecticut
    Guide: Ice skating rinks in ConnecticutGuide: Ice skating rinks in Connecticut
    Here is a guide for ice skating rinks open this winter.
    Here is a guide for ice skating rinks open this winter.
  • Guide: Indoor Fun in the Hudson Valley

    Guide: Indoor Fun in the Hudson Valley

    Wednesday, January 30 2019 8:44 AM EST2019-01-30 13:44:48 GMT
    Guide: Indoor Fun in the Hudson ValleyGuide: Indoor Fun in the Hudson Valley
    Guide: Indoor Fun in the Hudson ValleyGuide: Indoor Fun in the Hudson Valley
    Looking for something fun to do with the kids? Here is a guide to all of the fun places to take kids that are inside - so no matter the weather - hot or cold - we’ve got you covered!
    Looking for something fun to do with the kids? Here is a guide to all of the fun places to take kids that are inside - so no matter the weather - hot or cold - we’ve got you covered!
  • Guide: Ice skating rinks in the Hudson Valley

    Guide: Ice skating rinks in the Hudson Valley

    Wednesday, January 30 2019 8:41 AM EST2019-01-30 13:41:52 GMT
    Are you looking to perfect your triple axel? Or maybe you want to learn how to ice skate without clinging to the wall? Here is a guide for ice skating rinks open this winter.
    Are you looking to perfect your triple axel? Or maybe you want to learn how to ice skate without clinging to the wall? Here is a guide for ice skating rinks open this winter.
  • 2019 PNC Bank Arts Center Concert Lineup

    2019 PNC Bank Arts Center Concert Lineup

    Tuesday, January 29 2019 2:02 PM EST2019-01-29 19:02:32 GMT

    Check out the 2019 concert series lineup at PNC Bank Arts Center,

    Check out the 2019 concert series lineup at PNC Bank Arts Center,

  • 2019 Jones Beach Summer Concert Lineup

    2019 Jones Beach Summer Concert Lineup

    Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater is rolling out a new concert lineup for 2019.Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater is rolling out a new concert lineup for 2019.

    Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater is rolling out a new concert lineup for 2019.

    Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater is rolling out a new concert lineup for 2019.

  • Guide: Brewery and Vineyard Bike Tours

    Guide: Brewery and Vineyard Bike Tours

    Brew Crew CyclesBrew Crew Cycles

    Want a unique way to check out some of Long Island’s breweries? Here is a list of bike and bus tours offered on the East End, as well as other parts of Long Island. 

    Want a unique way to check out some of Long Island’s breweries? Here is a list of bike and bus tours offered on the East End, as well as other parts of Long Island. 

  • Guide: Where to find food trucks on Long Island

    Guide: Where to find food trucks on Long Island

    Rolling Smoke can be found across Long Island.Rolling Smoke can be found across Long Island.

    Craving something savory or sweet? It doesn't really matter when it comes to food trucks, where you can have it all -- you just have to know where to find them! Here is a list of food trucks and where you could find them on Long Island. 

    Craving something savory or sweet? It doesn't really matter when it comes to food trucks, where you can have it all -- you just have to know where to find them! Here is a list of food trucks and where you could find them on Long Island. 

  • Guide: Long Island Breweries

    Guide: Long Island Breweries

    Brewery GuideBrewery Guide

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the island for beer-lovers to visit.

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the island for beer-lovers to visit.

  • NYCB Live at Nassau Coliseum performer lineup

    NYCB Live at Nassau Coliseum performer lineup

    Elton John will perform October 9.Elton John will perform October 9.

    A list of performers scheduled to perform at NYCB Live at Nassau Coliseum.

    A list of performers scheduled to perform at NYCB Live at Nassau Coliseum.

  • Performers at The Paramount

    Performers at The Paramount

    Wednesday, January 2 2019 9:33 AM EST2019-01-02 14:33:49 GMT

    Take a look at the performers coming to The Paramount in Huntington.

    Take a look at the performers coming to The Paramount in Huntington.

  • Concerts at the Theatre at Westbury

    Concerts at the Theatre at Westbury

    Friday, October 19 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-10-19 18:58:24 GMT
    Tony Bennett will perform Friday, May 18 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 19 at 8 p.m.Tony Bennett will perform Friday, May 18 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 19 at 8 p.m.

    A list of musical and comedy acts performing at the Theatre at Westbury.

    A list of musical and comedy acts performing at the Theatre at Westbury.

  • Guide: Long Island Public Golf Courses

    Guide: Long Island Public Golf Courses

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off. Nassau and Suffolk counties offer a wide variety of courses to practice your game at. 

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off. Nassau and Suffolk counties offer a wide variety of courses to practice your game at. 

  • Bethel Woods Pavilion lineup - Summer 2019

    Bethel Woods Pavilion lineup - Summer 2019

    Check out the the summer concert series at Bethel Woods for 2019.

    Check out the the summer concert series at Bethel Woods for 2019.

  • Guide: National park sites in the tristate area

    Guide: National park sites in the tristate area

    Statue of LibertyStatue of Liberty

    A guide to the national park sites and trails on Long Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York City and the Hudson Valley.

    A guide to the national park sites and trails on Long Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York City and the Hudson Valley.

  • Guide: Casinos

    Guide: Casinos

    Do you like to gamble? Or maybe you're just looking to get away for a weekend or for a night? The tri-state area has a couple casinos that may do the trick.Do you like to gamble? Or maybe you're just looking to get away for a weekend or for a night? The tri-state area has a couple casinos that may do the trick.

    Do you like to gamble? Or maybe you're just looking to get away for a weekend or for a night? The tri-state area has a couple casinos that may do the trick. Here is a guide to casinos in the area.

    Do you like to gamble? Or maybe you're just looking to get away for a weekend or for a night? The tri-state area has a couple casinos that may do the trick. Here is a guide to casinos in the area.

  • Guide: Westchester and Hudson Valley Breweries

    Guide: Westchester and Hudson Valley Breweries

    Hudson Valley BreweriesHudson Valley Breweries

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across Westchester County and the Hudson Valley for beer-lovers to visit.

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across Westchester County and the Hudson Valley for beer-lovers to visit.

  • Guide: Westchester/Hudson Valley Public Golf Courses

    Guide: Westchester/Hudson Valley Public Golf Courses

    Sprain Lake Golf Course is located in Yonkers, NY.Sprain Lake Golf Course is located in Yonkers, NY.

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off once again! The Hudson Valley offers a variety of public courses to practice your game at. 

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off once again! The Hudson Valley offers a variety of public courses to practice your game at. 

  • Guide: Where to find food trucks in New Jersey

    Guide: Where to find food trucks in New Jersey

    Food Truck Friday: Callahan'sFood Truck Friday: Callahan's

    Craving something savory or sweet? It doesn't really matter when it comes to food trucks, where you can have it all -- you just have to know where to find them! Here is a list of food trucks and where you could find them in New Jersey.

    Craving something savory or sweet? It doesn't really matter when it comes to food trucks, where you can have it all -- you just have to know where to find them! Here is a list of food trucks and where you could find them in New Jersey.

  • Guide: New Jersey Breweries

    Guide: New Jersey Breweries

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the state for beer-lovers to visit. Check out our list for breweries in your area. 

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the state for beer-lovers to visit. Check out our list for breweries in your area. 

  • Boardwalk Hall performers

    Boardwalk Hall performers

    Monday, January 14 2019 2:56 PM EST2019-01-14 19:56:07 GMT

    The Boardwalk Hall performers include live music and entertainment.

    The Boardwalk Hall performers include live music and entertainment.

  • Musical acts at the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City

    Musical acts at the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City

    Florida Georgia Line is set to rock Atlantic City on July 13.Florida Georgia Line is set to rock Atlantic City on July 13.

    The Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City opened its doors on June 28 at the site of the old Trump Taj Mahal. The Hard Rock is living up to its name with a lineup of some of music's biggest stars. 

    The Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City opened its doors on June 28 at the site of the old Trump Taj Mahal. The Hard Rock is living up to its name with a lineup of some of music's biggest stars. 

  • Guide: New Jersey Public Golf Courses

    Guide: New Jersey Public Golf Courses

    Fox Hollow Golf ClubFox Hollow Golf Club

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off once again! New Jersey offers a variety of public courses to practice your game at. Check out the list below for the links in your area.

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off once again! New Jersey offers a variety of public courses to practice your game at. Check out the list below for the links in your area.

  • Prudential Center Concert Lineup

    Prudential Center Concert Lineup

    Fall Out Boy will be performing at the Prudential Center.Fall Out Boy will be performing at the Prudential Center.

    A variety of artists will be performing at the Prudential Center in Newark for the rest of 2018 and beyond.

    A variety of artists will be performing at the Prudential Center in Newark for the rest of 2018 and beyond.

  • Guide: Brooklyn and Bronx Breweries

    Guide: Brooklyn and Bronx Breweries

    Tuesday, August 28 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-08-28 13:30:56 GMT

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the boroughs for beer-lovers to visit.

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the boroughs for beer-lovers to visit.

  • Event Lineup at the Barclays Center

    Event Lineup at the Barclays Center

    NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 27: Musicians and husband and wife Tim McGraw and Faith Hill perform during their Soul2Soul Tour at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on October 27, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 27: Musicians and husband and wife Tim McGraw and Faith Hill perform during their Soul2Soul Tour at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on October 27, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

    A lot of big acts are coming to the Barclays Center.

    A lot of big acts are coming to the Barclays Center.

  • Guide: Connecticut Breweries

    Guide: Connecticut Breweries

    Connecticut BreweriesConnecticut Breweries

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the state for beer-lovers to visit.

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the state for beer-lovers to visit.

  • Guide: Connecticut Public Golf Courses

    Guide: Connecticut Public Golf Courses

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off once again! All across the state, Connecticut offers a wide variety of public courses to practice your game at. Check out the list below for the links in your area.

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off once again! All across the state, Connecticut offers a wide variety of public courses to practice your game at. Check out the list below for the links in your area.

  • Foxwoods Resort Casino performer lineup

    Foxwoods Resort Casino performer lineup

    A look at the performers and acts coming to Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Connecticut.

    A look at the performers and acts coming to Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Connecticut.

  • Mohegan Sun Arena performer lineup

    Mohegan Sun Arena performer lineup

    Lorde will perform on Saturday, April 7 at 7 p.m. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesLorde will perform on Saturday, April 7 at 7 p.m. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images

    The Mohegan Sun Arena performer lineup includes live music, entertainment, top headlining concerts and premier sporting events in Connecticut.

    The Mohegan Sun Arena performer lineup includes live music, entertainment, top headlining concerts and premier sporting events in Connecticut.

  • Guide: Thrilling roller coasters in the tri-state area

    Guide: Thrilling roller coasters in the tri-state area

    THE JOKER is located at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ.THE JOKER is located at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ.

    Looking for some excitement this summer? Check out some of these thrilling and extreme roller coasters, all located in the tri-state area.

    Looking for some excitement this summer? Check out some of these thrilling and extreme roller coasters, all located in the tri-state area.

  • Guide: Amusement Parks

    Guide: Amusement Parks

    Six Flags Great AdventureSix Flags Great Adventure

    The tri-state area has a handful of amusement parks that you may want to check out this summer. 

    The tri-state area has a handful of amusement parks that you may want to check out this summer. 

  • Guide: Baseball stadiums

    Guide: Baseball stadiums

    The New York Mets play at Citi Field located at 123-01 Roosevelt Ave, Queens, NY 11368. Home opener is March 29.The New York Mets play at Citi Field located at 123-01 Roosevelt Ave, Queens, NY 11368. Home opener is March 29.

    Play ball! Baseball season is upon us for 2018! Whether you're looking to catch your favorite Major League Baseball team or a local game from the minors, here is a guide to stadiums around the tri-state area!

    Play ball! Baseball season is upon us for 2018! Whether you're looking to catch your favorite Major League Baseball team or a local game from the minors, here is a guide to stadiums around the tri-state area!

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