Top 10 Places & Things To Do Memorial Day Weekend In New Jersey

Explore New Jersey this Memorial Day Weekend with some of the top spots to hike in the Garden State. Make sure to be responsible with your social distancing.

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Skip These Popular New Jersey Spots & Go Here Instead…

NJspots was started by the founder with the purpose of showing more people what New Jersey is all about and bashing stereotypes that the Garden State has. As the years have gone on, the NJspots community has continued to share amazing places around the state that are worth visiting.

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Exploring Palisades Park from Above and Below

Palisades Interstate Park — which stretches from Fort Lee to Alpine — has it all. You can hike all day up by the New Jersey-New York state line, or enjoy a casual stroll through a picnic area down by the Hudson River in the afternoon. Pack up your car or your backpack and head up to this versatile park to see what North Jersey has to offer all year round.

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Hit the Trail with NYNJTC’s Hike of the Week

New Jersey is filled with trails — both long and short! — to get you exploring from the mountains to the shore. Whether you’re a fan of cliff side hikes that lead to waterfalls, or winding walks in the woods, New York-New Jersey Trail Conference’s Hike of the Week will get you started on all the Garden State has to offer.

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FAA Seeking Comments on New Restrictive Drone Regulation

Many of you use drones in your day to day photography adventures, whether it be commercially or recreationally. Unfortunately, the FAA is proposing a new regulation that would require all drones to use a new remote ID system.

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3 Ways to Discover the Wetlands in the Meadowlands

The Meadowlands may be known for the racetrack or the sports complex, but nestled next to the Turnpike and the Hackensack River is Richard W. DeKorte Park and the Meadowlands Environment Center.

Walk with the wildlife along the boardwalk and see the New York City skyline from this waterfront park in Lyndhurst, New Jersey.

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2019 Summer Fairs and Festivals, NJspots Style

What's more a celebration of summer than a night out under the lights, sounds, and smells of a good old fashioned carnival, complete with popcorn, cotton candy, and rides that make you dizzy?

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Visiting Sandy Hook & Fort Hancock

The Hook is also home to the (guess the name?) Sandy Hook lighthouse (right? who would have thought?). There you can sign up for a tour and walk your way to the top of the of it; tours are offered for free every hour from 1:00-4:00 pm, and they DO fill up.

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