7 of the Best Gardens & Arboretums in the Garden State

Take a tour of New Jersey by visiting these arboretums and gardens all around the Garden State — you’ll find some amazing flowers, sculptures, trees, and maybe some critters!

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Hiking the Pochuck Boardwalk on the Appalachian Trail

Part of the Appalachian Trail, the Pochuck Boardwalk famous section of boardwalk hiking trail through the marshy lands of North New Jersey. The trail is located in Glenwood, New Jersey and starts off County Road 517. This serene and adventurous 1.5-mile section along the Appalachian Trail is a favorite among locals and also thru-hikers making the trek from Georgia to Maine.

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Step Back in Time for Canal Days at Waterloo Village

During the 19th century, Waterloo Village was a thriving point on the Morris Canal. This part of New Jersey history, which contains a 400-year-old Lenape Indian Village in addition to the once-thriving port’s colonial town, is plucked down along the beautiful Musconetcong River.

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3 Must-See Spots in Central Jersey

Central Jersey is the hotly-debated region of our great state. And I’m here to tell you that yes, it exists, and yes, it’s amazing to explore. The most popular spots to visit in New Jersey are the Delaware Water Gap, or far south in the Pine Barrens. However, Central Jersey is home to some beautiful parks, swim-spots, and most importantly, great places to eat!

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4 Apps for Predicting Sunsets & Sunrises

The days are getting longer and the sun is showing off a multitude of colors streaming across the sky. When you see the clouds moving and the colors flashing across the sky, it’s an amazing feeling to be able to capture it on camera and share your view with the world. The hardest part is… (more…)

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10+ Places to Swim this Summer in New Jersey

It’s almost sweet, sweet summertime and you know what that means — swimming! Here are some places you can go swimming this summer in the Garden State. Get out your sunscreen and get outside!

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Photo Guide: How To Take Photos of Waterfalls

Since the release of the NJspots Maps, the Waterfalls and Lookout Spots map has been one of the more popular maps and rightfully so. In the world of travel and social media, it seems like all the trendy influencers are taking photos in front of massive waterfalls. But here in New Jersey, we like to think you are looking to explore them for different reasons. (more…)

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Exploring the History & Outdoors of Princeton

Princeton, New Jersey is home to Princeton University, filled with awesome buildings and amazing architecture, next to a town packed with good eats and shopping. That’s why it’s one of our top spots in New Jersey. So take this virtual guide with you as you explore (and believe us, there’s plenty to do!).

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Hiking At Milford Bluffs Preserve

One of the best views of the Delaware River is waiting at the Thomas F. Breden Preserve in Milford, New Jersey. Tucked away in between Holland and Milford is an enjoyable mix of forest hiking and open field wandering that leads to breathtaking views of the Delaware River reaching out into the distance. (more…)

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