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Gunnison Beach NJ: OK To Go There Bare & Dare To Stare PDF Print E-mail

With the warm season approaching, you don’t have to go to the French Riviera to enjoy beach sunbathing in the nude. A convenient sandy stretch just about an hour north of Atlantic City is Gunnison Beach in Sandy Hook, the only legal nude beach in New Jersey.

It’s also one of the few oceanside New Jersey locations where you can legally bring and slurp booze without a permit. So, senior wanderer, if you like to let it all hang out with a bit of booze, plan a visit to Gunnison Beach this summer.

Visit And Create At The Museum of the Moving Image PDF Print E-mail

MMI is a great place to visit when traveling with grandkids, and it offers many ways to share some fun. It’s located in Astoria, Queens, 25 minutes by subway from Midtown Manhattan. Part of the complex is Kaufman Astoria Studios, where many movies and TV programs are shot, from Orange Is The New Black to Sesame Street.

Experiment and create together with your young companions at ten interactive museum stations with music, video, costumes, animation and all the latest electronics. For tickets, current exhibits and other info, check out Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35 Avenue, Astoria, NY 11106,  www.movingimage.us

St. Louis MO: Enjoy Annual Stout And Oyster Festival PDF Print E-mail

It all happens on Friday and Saturday, March 23-24, sponsored by Schlaflly, the city’s iconic brewery. Brew-loving visitors can choose from 15 stouts to sample, and enjoy downing some of the 80,000 fresh oysters that arrive by special air flights from East and West Coast ocean depths.

Also featured are cooking demonstrations, contests, local food dishes, live music and much more. For tickets and other info, go to schlafly.com/stoutandoyster

Keukenhof Gardens: Where Springtime Explodes With Color PDF Print E-mail

Be there between March 22 and May 13 to experience the world’s greatest display of blossoming tulips and other spring flowers. Located about 30 miles from Amsterdam, The Netherlands, the garden was originally the property of royalty since the 15th Century.

Today it’s an enormous public park that welcomes visitors. For fees, special events and other info, go to keukenhof.nl/en/footer/about-keukenhof

Merrimack, NH: Visit Anheuser-Busch’s Fantastic Brewery PDF Print E-mail

The impressive factory is located in the beautiful New England countryside. So, if you plan to visit in springtime, you’ll also experience the surrounding blossoming forests, fields and landscapes.

Of course, one of the most popular tourist attractions is where they produce the popular brand of beer. During your visit, you’ll watch Busch’s seven-step brewing process, and then complete your free tour by meeting the Budweiser Clydesdales in person and enjoying a bit of complimentary beer.


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