10 for the Road


Connecticut. All Aboard with Bill Probert and Friends II, now through Jan. 2 at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center. See Probert's 365-square-foot all-Lego train exhibition. 39 Scofieldtown Rd. Adults $10; seniors, $8; children 4-17, $5. 203-322-1646; www.stamfordmuseum.org.

Delaware. Native American art is featured in "Made for the Trade," which examines these objects' evolution from tourist souvenir to collected artwork. Winterthur, 5105 Kennett Pike. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. $18. 800-448-3883; www.winterthur.org.

Maryland. "A House Divided: Hampton & the Civil War" focuses on life during the Civil War for the Ridgelys, who owned enslaved Africans but lived in Maryland, a Union state. Hampton National Historic Site, 535 Hampton Lane, Towson. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 410-823-1309, Ext. 208; www.nps.gov/hamp.

Massachusetts. "Holiday Stroll on the Freedom Trail - Boston" runs through Jan. 30. Led by a costumed tour guide dressed in 19th- century Dickensian garb, visitors learn how holiday traditions evolved in Boston while experiencing highlights of the American Revolution. Thursday through Sunday at 3:30 p.m. Adults, $29; children, $19. Reservations required 24 hours in advance: 617-357-8300.

New Jersey. Enjoy more than two hours of magic at "The Amazing World of Magic, 2011" through Dec. 31 at the Broadway Theatre in Pitman. Tickets $12 and $15; may be purchased by phone at 856-384-8381, online at www.thebroadwaytheatre.org or at the theater box office.

New York. The Early Show and CBS backstage tour are free. Just show up at Early Show Plaza, 59th Street and Fifth Avenue, N.Y.C., from 7 to 9 a.m. It is said that if you're looking for a guarantee to be on TV, The Early Show is your best bet of the three morning shows. It is the only morning show to give a free full backstage studio tour, where you're allowed to take photos.

Pennsylvania. Learn about the people who sought freedom and those who helped them reach it on Underground Railroad Tours of Adams County, just north of the Mason-Dixon Line. Year-round tours begin at 2699 Heidlersburg Rd., Gettysburg. Information: gettysburghistories.com.

Rhode Island. 2d annual Northeast Motorcycle Expo is Jan. 7 and 8 at Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence. Vendors, a custom motorcycle show, music, and more. $15 for adults; $7 for children 6 to 12. 978-688-8888 or www.kevmarv.com.

Virginia. 26th Annual Washington Camping RV Expo features tent campers, travel trailers, 5th wheels, motorhomes, motorcoaches, truck campers, and conversion vans. Dulles Expo Center, 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly. Jan. 13-Jan. 15. Adults $10; under 16 free. www.agievents.com/shows.

Washington, D.C. "The Great American Hall of Wonders" at the Smithsonian American Art Museum through Jan. 8 examines the 19th-century American belief that the people of the United States shared a special genius for innovation. Eighth and F Streets, NW. americanart.si.edu/exhibitions.