Your Road Trip: Close to Home adventure guide for Aug. 3

We're all about scenic views in this week's Road Trip: Close to Home - with visits to Revolution Rail in Cape May, Teatown Lake Reservation in Ossining and Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill ... plus a whole lot more.

  • 609 Lafayette St.
  • Cape May, New Jersey 08204
  • Visit website to book a ride.

This local natural haven in Ossining covers over a thousand acres, providing a sanctuary for various species. (Photo: Brian Heyman)
  • 1600 Spring Valley Road
  • Ossining, New York 10562
  • Visitor center open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Trails open dawn to dusk.
  • Website

Head back in time at Dinosaur State Park in Connecticut ... about 200 million years ... to when dinosaurs ruled the planet.
  • 400 West St.
  • Rocky Hill, Connecticut 06067
  • Grounds open 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Trails close at 4 p.m. Exhibit center open Tuesday through Sunday.
  • Website

  • 64th Street and Fifth Avenue inside Central Park, third floor of the Arsenal Building
  • Exhibit will be featured until Sept. 5.
  • Museum open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Website

Loughlin Vineyard has been in business for over three decades, started by local legend Barney Loughlin.
  • 299 Middle Road
  • Sayville, NY 11782
  • Open 1-7 p.m. Saturday and 1-5PM 1-5 p.m. Sunday.
  • Website

  • 1201 Boston Post Road
  • Milford, Connecticut 06460
  • Website

Almost every Long Island has been to Jones Beach for a concert or two or three - but there's a lot that’s brand-new about Jones Beach Theater this season.
  • 895 Bay Parkway
  • Wantagh, New York 11793
  • Website

Interested in more adventures? Check out last week's destinations close to home.