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One Tank Trips

The Old Mill sign in Blairstown, N.J. (credit: Wayne Cabot/WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: Blairstown And The Delaware Water Gap

The Blairstown Diner and much of the area is where the original “Friday The 13th” was filmed, a fact not lost on trespassers and daredevils alike.

09/18/2013

Touch a shark tank at the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk, Conn. (credit: Maritime Aquarium)

One Tank Trips: Maritime Aquarium At Norwalk

In addition to seeing sharks, turtles and other marine life up close, children can also reach out and touch them as they swim by.

08/21/2013

A Bridgeport Bluefish player rounds the bases after hitting a home run (credit: bridgeportbluefish.com)

One Tank Trips: Taking In A Bridgeport Bluefish Game

A unique brand of baseball is on display throughout the summer in Bridgeport, Conn. Tickets are typically about $10 for the Bridgeport Bluefish of the Atlantic League.

08/14/2013

Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn. (credit: brucemuseum.org)

One Tank Trips: Bruce Museum

The Bruce, located right off I-95 in Greenwich, has been voted the Best Museum in Fairfield County for the grand arrangement of its magnificent collections.

08/07/2013

Hunter Mountain ziplining course (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: Ziplining In The Catskills

New York Zipline Adventure Tours runs several courses in the Catskills mountains.

07/31/2013

Coney Island as seen from the Wonder Wheel (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: Coney Island

The Wonder Wheel has been an institution for as long as skyscrapers have been part of New York’s skyline.

07/24/2013

Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, N.Y. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: Cradle Of Aviation Museum

Visitors are welcome to climb into the cockpits of aircraft and man the controls.

07/17/2013

Raphael Vineyard in Peconic, N.Y. (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: Long Island’s North Fork Wine Country

The North Fork of Long Island is wine country and locals in the towns of Peconic and Southold say that if you spend the day there, your cares will wash away.

07/10/2013

A house on City Island (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: City Island, NYC

In this week’s installment of One Tank Trips, we won’t even leave the city, but you’ll be transported a world away.

07/03/2013

Duke Farms in Hillsborough, N.J. (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: Duke Farms In Hillsborough, N.J.

If you think New Jersey is all about factories, beaches, and where the Jets and Giants play, then you need to take a One Tank Trip to Hillsborough and find out why it’s called the Garden State.

06/19/2013

Columbia Trail in High Bridge, N.J. (credit: Wayne Cabot / WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: The Columbia Trail In High Bridge, N.J.

If you’re looking for great natural scenery, small town charm, and a maybe a bit of exercise, our latest One Tank Trips installment is for you.

06/12/2013

Silverball Museum Arcade in Asbury Park (file / credit: Silverball Museum)

One Tank Trips: The Silverball Museum Arcade In Asbury Park

Every Wednesday, we’ve been taking you to destinations close by in our series One Tank Trips and now we’re moving from Connecticut to New Jersey.

06/05/2013

The United States Coast Guard Cutter Baque Eagle in New London, Conn. (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: The Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle In New London

A tall ship with a rich history could be just the thing for you and your family this summer, as WCBS 880′s Mike Xirinachs reports in the latest One Tank Trips installment.

05/29/2013

Beluga Whale (credit: Mystic Aquarium)

One Tank Trips: Visit The Aquarium In Mystic, Conn.

Mystic is a fine choice for a family trip – a coastal village with a lot of attractions, enough to hold the kids for the whole weekend.

05/15/2013

U.S.S. Nautilus (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: The Submarine Nautilus In Groton, Conn.

The U.S.S. Nautilus is one very special boat. It was built in 1954 and is now open to public viewing as part of the museum in Groton.

05/08/2013

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