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Explore all of the places to visit in New Jersey that we have shared. Including hiking spots, waterfalls, historic places, and much more.

5 Best Waterfall Hikes in Harriman State Park 

New Jersey is known for its charming beaches, bustling boardwalks, and proximity to historical landmarks. Beyond these tourist attractions, the state boasts easy access to countless waterfalls in nearby states.  Greta waterfalls outside New Jersey at Harriman State Park Harriman State Park, the second largest state park in neighboring New York, offers plenty of adventures for those seeking New Jersey waterfalls. With 11 unique waterfalls to choose from within 44,000 acres, there is no shortage

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Visiting Eagle Rock Reservation – Overlook of New York City

Check Out the NYC Overlook If you need a new place to explore, check out Eagle Rock Reservation,! located in South Orange There’s something to do for the whole family, whether you want to get your hiking boots dirty, have a picnic, or set up your tripod. This spot is amazing day and night, so take your camera and tripod, and head out on a clear night or day to get some of the best

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What To Do In Asbury Park: The Beach, its Boardwalk, and Beyond

Looking for things to do in Asbury Park, NJ? We have you covered for activities and places to see in Asbury Park, one of the most unique beach towns in New Jersey. There are a lot of activities for kids and adults all year round. We have collected some of our favorites. The Silverball Museum This place is an amazing trip back in time. They have over 200 pinball machines from the ’50s-’80s. If you’re

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Best Photography Gift Ideas & Accessories for the Holidays

*As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. You may be thinking you don’t need any new gear in your life, but who are you kidding? Whether it’s a new camera, gadgets, or something to level up your iPhoneography game, here’s what you need to look into this year.  Check out these fantastic Amazon deals before they’re gone — for you or the photographer in your life! These are some great holiday ideas you

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Best New York City Overlooks

There is nothing like New York City. The noise, the traffic, the hustle, and the bustle. And we all know New York has been dubbed one of the greatest cities in the world, but there is something relaxing about not being a part of the city — and that’s being apart from the city. Here’s where New Jersey comes in! You can’t get these NYC views while on the island, only here in the Garden State.

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What To Do in Cape May During the Winter

The Jersey Shore has always been recognized as the premier summer destination in New Jersey. But after the summer season comes to a close, the leaves have changed, and the holiday season is long gone, there are still plenty of opportunities to enjoy the splendor of the shore.  The coastline stretches from the northern tip of Sandy Hook all the way south to the state’s southernmost tip in Cape May. This town offers opportunities to

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How To Photograph Sunrise & Sunset – What You Need

  Nothing makes for a more beautiful sunrise or sunset than vivid colors beaming across the sky. Having a sky with golden yellows and oranges and beautiful reds and purples can give any photographer goosebumps, but there are a few tricks and tips to keep in mind to capture the perfect picture before it fades away. Importance of Planning Your Spot Ahead This goes pretty much with any shoot — think and plan ahead. As

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Where NOT to Drone in New Jersey

New Jersey is one of the most heavily-regulated states for drones. And as more and more people pick up drone photography, we at NJspots have seen a lot of photographers taking illegal photos!

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New Jersey Lighthouse Challenge: A New Perspective on the Jersey Shore

When fall comes, the tourism season in coastal New Jersey ends, but on one October weekend, hundreds of people flood shore towns from Sandy Hook to Long Beach Island to Cape May to make a unique pilgrimage — to their favorite New Jersey lighthouses. The Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey is a two-day event celebrating the iconic lighthouses of the Garden State. The goal for participants of the Challenge is to visit, and hopefully climb,

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My First Visit to Duke Farms

It was a gorgeous, chilly Fall day after Thanksgiving, and I was in the mood for a spontaneous adventure somewhere. I was thinking of going to NYC or Philly but thought otherwise with the holiday rush. Then I remembered that Duke Farms was only about 20 minutes away, and judging by the dozens of excellent spots I have seen on Instagram, I knew it would be a fun place to adventure. Quick Guide for Duke

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8 Best Places in NJ For Pumpkin Picking This Fall

The best part about fall is all the activities that come with it — apple picking, hayrides, leaves changing, and everything pumpkin. Best Pumpkin Picking Farms in New Jersey New Jersey is full of local farms where you can enjoy a day out with friends and loved ones, but if you don’t know where to start looking, we’ve got you covered! Here are some of the best farms to pick your pumpkins this season. Also, you

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Best Photography Spots Around Philadelphia – Complete Guide

Ah, the city of Brotherly Love. While some snowballs thrown at Santa may have negatively stereotyped the city to some, I am here to tell you Philadelphia is an amazingly beautiful place! Philadelphia is one of the oldest cities in the country with centuries of history. Some even call her “Philadelphia First” because of how many things were conceived here- the First Bank, the First Library, the First Capitol, the First Hospital, the First Abolition

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New Jersey Cranberries: A Tour of the Garden State Fruit

When someone mentions the Pine Barrens, a few things come to mind: The Jersey Devil, “Piney Power,” and many trees — over a million acres of them, to be exact. That’s all I knew before getting a private tour by the most knowledgeable and kind woman at Whitesbog Village, a working farm and living history museum of the region’s blueberry and cranberry crops. The drive into Browns Mills was lined with trees, a dense forest

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Best Places To Pick Apples in New Jersey

Fall is for apple picking. Young and old, couples and kids alike, everyone loves the quintessential stroll through an orchard, searching for the perfect speckled fruit. There’s nothing better than the smell of cool autumn air graced with sweet apple aromas swirling as you zigzag from tree to tree. Fuji, Gala, Golden Delicious, McIntosh, and Granny Smith are all varieties grown in New Jersey. Read on to find an apple-picking spot near you! Farm markets

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4 Best South Jersey Spots To Watch The Sunrise & Sunset

Purples and pinks streak across the backdrop of Philadelphia. Deep swirls of magenta and bright orange paint the atmosphere over the Sea Isle and Avalon bay. These beautiful moments are brought to you by none other than mother nature.  And New Jersey has some amazing areas where you can watch (and photograph) her show at your leisure. The following list adds new spots to the list of Sunrise and Sunset spots first published in 2016, but

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4 Best North Jersey Spots to Watch Sunrise & Sunset

New Jersey has some top places to watch the sunrise and sunset. So sit back, relax, and watch the show at these amazing spots in North Jersey. Some of these places are easily accessible, and other’s are not. Please note any posted signs and guides we have linked below. 4 Apps for Predicting the Sun Photo by @jacobfbryant on Instagram 1. Mount Tammany (Knowlton Township) One of our top spots (for a reason!), you can

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