Jersey Blueberries: You’ll Miss Them When They’re Gone

I recently posted a recipe featuring Jersey Blueberries, and a follower commented saying that she moved from New Jersey years ago, and misses the produce most of all. That comment resonated with me — are we really that lucky to live in The Garden State? Yes, yes we are.

(more…)

Continue ReadingJersey Blueberries: You’ll Miss Them When They’re Gone

Exploring The John Abbott II House

Venturing east out of New Jersey’s capital city of Trenton, you will enter the Township of Hamilton. This 40-square-mile township is the state’s 9th-largest municipality, and within it, you’ll experience plenty of fascinating New Jersey history. One of the most prominent pieces in Hamilton’s historical collection is the John Abbott II House (circa 1730), located on Kuser Road right alongside Veteran’s Park. Let’s travel back in time. (more…)

Continue ReadingExploring The John Abbott II House

NJspots Maps Are Here!

Explore NJspots Maps

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…)

Continue ReadingNJspots Maps Are Here!

Top 4 New Jersey Vineyards To Visit This Spring

Spring is finally here! If that isn’t Riesling enough to be cheerful, here is more to look forward too; warmer weather, open toed sandals, and outdoor adventures. If you are lucky, these outdoor adventures may include a glass of fruity sangria or a fine rose. (more…)

Continue ReadingTop 4 New Jersey Vineyards To Visit This Spring
Read more about the article Travel Guide: Philadelphia Photo Spots Part 1
South Street Bridge skyline view.

Travel Guide: Philadelphia Photo Spots Part 1

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 Law- I can keep going, but you get the point. Old City and Independence Mall are home to where the Founding Fathers created our nation. The Philadelphia Art Museum features some of the best art in the entire world and is the location of the famous “Rocky steps” and Rocky statue. Cheesesteaks are a Philadelphia must; but great coffee shops, Italian, Mexican, and more make a Philadelphia a destination spot for the foodies out there. (more…)

Continue ReadingTravel Guide: Philadelphia Photo Spots Part 1

6 State Parks Perfect To Visit for Hiking in New Jersey

Looking to escape the concrete jungle of the urban areas in New Jersey or even New York City? We have some of our favorite State Parks to visit in the State of New Jersey that are perfect for hiking. We have included some of the recent photos that our community has shared with us at these locations. If you are looking for further information or have any questions, be sure to email us!

Continue Reading6 State Parks Perfect To Visit for Hiking in New Jersey