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Bushkill Falls
Bushkill Falls Road
Bushkill, PA 18324
570-588-6682
-------- This unique series of eight waterfalls, nestled deep in the wooded Pocono Mountains, is accessible through an excellent network of hiking trails and bridges which afford fabulous views of the falls and the surrounding forest.  Also available, fishing, paddleboats rides, and free picnic grounds.
www.visitbushkillfalls.com


Cape May Lighthouse
Cape May, NJ
-------- 199 steps and a 2 million dollar restoration in progress.
They offer combination tours and rides with this attraction.
www.capemaymac.org


Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart
89 Ridge Street
Newark, NJ 07104
(973) 484-4600
Newark, NJ ( Essex County)
-------- The 5th largest Catholic church in the United States. Construction began in 1898 and finished 1950s. The Cathedral is a French gothic edifice that resembles the cathedral at Rheims in France- It is famous for its 200 stained -glass windows and hand-carved reredos - Guided Tours generally on every second Sunday, or by appt. --  They do 120 weddings a year.
www.cathedralbasilica.org/Index.html -- www.rcan.org


CC.A. Nothnagle Log House
406 Swedesboro Road
Gibbstown, NJ 08027
609-423-2883
-------- The oldest log cabin in the U.S. built in the mid 1600s.


Coney Island Overhaul Shop
Coney Island, NY
718-243-3063
-------- Guided tour in the worlds largest subway repair facility.


Cowtown Rodeo
forecast for
Woodstown, NJ
----- A real rodeo in New Jersey !!!
www.njsouth.com/Index-cowtown.htm


Crayola Factory
1100 Church Lane
Easton, PA 18044
610-253-6271
-------- Don't forget to check our their store.
Check if they still offer combination tours of the factory, canal and amusement park.
www.crayola.com Discount


Edison National Historical Site/Edison Laboratory
Thomas Edison National Historical Park
211 Main Street
West Orange, NJ 07052
973-736-0550 ext. 11
-------- Edison's laboratory, machine shop, library and 29-room mansion.
www.nps.gov/edis


Edmund Scientific
101 East Gloucester Pike
Barrington, NJ 08007
856-547-3488
-------- Edmund Scientific has over 57 years of experience providing science students, educators, and enthusiasts with everything that they need to explore the worlds of physics, chemistry, astronomy, biology, and geology. Our extensive inventory of nearly 5,000 different products includes collections of the most comprehensive telescopes, microscopes, magnets, chemistry sets, laboratory supplies, and science project kits available. In addition, to our web site, we invite you to order a free catalog.
They have a great display in their store.  Don't forget to look in the actual submarine periscope.
www.edmundscientific.com


Ellis Island
www.ellisisland.org


Empire State Building
5th Avenue & 34th Street
forecast for
New York City, NY
-------- 86th & 102nd Floor Observatory.  The 102nd floor is only open on the weekdays due to its small size.
www.nyctourist.com/topten_empire.htm
What the outside colored lights mean.-- www.esbnyc.com/html/tower_lights.html


Eastern State Penitentiary
Philadelphia, PA
22nd locks from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
-------- Visit Al Capone and Willie Sutton's cell.
www.easternstate.org Discount
Halloween Tour -- During the month of October
www.easternstate.org/halloween


FAO Schwarz
767 5th Avenue (58th Street)
New York City, NY
-------- The toy store.
www.fao.com -- www.nyctourist.com/faoschwarz1.htm


02-08-15 Hot Sand
550 Cookman Ave. Suite #103
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
732-927-5475
Glass Activities
(0-4+ yrs)
Glass blowing activities that you can make (
9+yrs)
http://www.hotsandap.com/basic-info/

Glassblowing Hours   
Monday         Closed
Tuesday        Closed
Wednesday  Closed 
Thursday      Closed 
Friday           12pm - 8pm
Saturday       12pm - 8pm
Sunday         12pm - 6pm

Bangs Ave garage Has free parking on weekends
Friday from 7:00 PM until 1:00 AM and
On Saturdays from 5:00 PM to 1:am - www.hotsandap.com/events/
www.hotsandap.com


Federal Reserve Bank
33 Liberty Street
New York City, NY
212-720-6130
-------- A glimpse at the world's largest gold repository (yes, more than Fort Knox!).  9000 tons, 700,000 bars of gold worth approximately $116 billion and weighing 28 pounds each. They store about 25% of the world's gold supply.  The one hour tour takes you 80 feet below the street level into the vault.  The minimum age is 15 years old???
www.theinsider.com/nyc/attractions/2federal.htm


Insectropolis
Toms River, NJ
-------- The idea to create a unique, interactive bug museum that would be both entertaining and educational for visitors of all ages occurred about 8 years ago. Insectropolis is a valuable learning center for schools, summer camps, tourists, and nearby families. Visitors to Insectropolis can interact with touch-screen computer games, hands-on exhibits, live anthropods and other insect displays, and more!
www.insectropolis.com


J C P & L Energy Spectrum
PO Box 592
Forked River, NJ 08731
JCP&L: (609) 971 2100 • 971 4229 Oyster Creek
-------- The second main feature is a 3-hour tour of the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station, adjacent to the Energy Spectrum. This is a comprehensive, mile-long walking tour of the actual plant Needless to say, it is fascinating.
Reservations: 4 weeks.
www.fieldtrip.com/nj/99712100.htm


Lambert Castle
Paterson, NJ
973-247-0085
-------- Has the worlds largest 5,400 spoon collection. - Check if they are on display before going !!!
www.lambertcastle.com


Liberty Bell Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA
-------- The Liberty Bell is an international symbol of freedom. You will have to go a metal detector before entering inside.


Liberty Science Center
(Liberty State Park)
Jersey City, NJ
-------- Lots of science exhibits, camp in over night for group of 30 or more.
www.lsc.org  -- CLOSED on Mondays


New York Stock Exchange
New York City, NY
The NYSE is not open to the public for visits or tours anymore.
www.nyse.com


Patterson Great Falls National Historic Landmark District
65 McBride Ave. Extension,
Paterson, NJ
-------- The State's largest waterfall, and the site of the first planned industrial city in the US.
The Great Falls of the Passaic River in Paterson, which are the second-highest large-volume falls on the East Coast of the United States.
Visitor Center conveniently located across from the Great Falls at 65 McBride Avenue Extension
http://patersongreatfalls.com -- www.passaiccountynj.org/HistoricalAttractions/GreatFalls.php


QVC
West Chester, PA
-------- Studio Tours seven days a week between the hours of 10am and 4pm ET.
www.qvctours.com


Railroads Under Glass
-------- This company puts model trains in custom coffee tables, and put your name on signs and buildings etc.  Check out the pictures !!!
www.trainweb.com/railroadsunderglass


Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Atlantic City Boardwalk, NJ
609-347-2001
-------- Over 12,00 square foot museum with over 400 exhibits.  Done very nice and interesting.  My favorite is the one way mirror. 
On Saturday nights in October, they offer a sleep over in the museum with breakfast for girl and boy scouts.


Rockefeller Center
47th to 57th
between 5th and 6th Avenues
New York City, NY
-------- Don't miss the Christmas tree.
www.nyctourist.com/topten_rockcent.htm


Saint Patrick's Cathedral
Fifth Avenue at East 50th Street
NYC, NY
-------- The largest Catholic church in the United States.
www.fordham.edu/halsall/medny/stpat1.html
www.nycity4u.com/SaintPatrick.htm
www.theinsider.com/nyc/attractions/2st-pat.htm


Statue Of Liberty
forecast for
Liberty State Park, NY
-------- Check to see if the elevators are working if you have physical problems. 
www.libertystatepark.com/statueof.htm   -  www.nyctourist.com/liberty1.htm
www.theinsider.com/nyc/attractions/2statue.htm


Tickets To Television Tapings ----- Free tickets.
New York, NY
www.theinsider.com/nyc/fun/tvtix.htm


The Wetlands Institute
1075 Stone Harbor Blvd.
Stone Harbor, NJ 08247
609-368-1211
-------- Situated overlooking 6,000 acres of pristine coastal wetlands, the Institute is pleased to host over 40,000 visitors each year. Here, visitors can learn the exciting facts about life on this thin ribbon between land and sea.
www.wetlandsinstitute.org


United States Mint
Philadelphia, PA
-------- Touring the U.S. Mint is a fascinating experience for those of all ages and one that will be remembered for a lifetime.  The production area is closed on weekends. 
www.usmint.gov/mint_tours  


Your guide of offbeat tourist attractions.
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