Nestled a few miles east of I-78 and the Parkway is an outdoor gem — South Mountain Reservation in Millburn/West Orange, New Jersey. This 2,000+ acre park in Essex County is not only home to several miles of nature trails, but also a zoo (and yes, there are giraffes). Here’s what you need to explore this hidden gem in North Jersey. (more…)
Don’t let that name intimidate you, its true name is Round Valley Reservoir, located in Lebanon, NJ. It’s one of the largest and most deep lakes in NJ, with that being said there have been quite a few people that have gone missing in this body of water, still have yet to be found to this date…hence the creepy “Bermuda Triangle” nickname. (more…)
The NJspots Team has created some custom maps to help you start to explore the state of New Jersey. With several dozens of places to visit, take a family trip to, shoot photographs, hike, enjoy a picnic, and much much more, you will find many NJspots to love. (more…)
With New Jersey right across from one of the most notable skylines in the country, there are so many ways to photograph the skyline and enjoy the view. Fort Lee Historic Park is part of the Palisades Interstate Park — it gives visitors a breathtaking view of the George Washington Bridge from any vantage point, and it’s also a popular picnic spot during the spring and summer months. (more…)
Craft beer is great for two reasons: it is always in season and it has the ability to bring everyone together. Even national statistics – yes, there is beer drinker data – illustrate that the number of people who identify themselves as craft beer lovers are consistently increasing across demographics, each year. According to Julie Herz, a writer for the Brewers Association, ale drinkers come from all backgrounds and they, “identify with brands that are independent, local, and that align with core concepts including authenticity, community, and sustainability.” (more…)
Looking for multiple places to explore in New Jersey? We have some you can check out. These locations are great for day trips and exploring all the different areas and landscapes that New Jersey has to offer.
The weather is getting warmer, the sun is staying out longer, and the days are getting more adventurous for those looking to explore New Jersey in the spring and summer. We are always looking for new places to adventure in the Garden State, so we have put together a guide for the best waterfall hikes in New Jersey. Get your car gassed up and get ready to explore!