Spring into Action: 6 Tips for Tree Planting in the Garden State
Spring has sprung and so has tree planting season in The Garden State! Whether you’re planting in your own yard or beautifying a local park, follow these tips to ensure sapling success.
Manasquan Reservoir: A Natural Gem in Monmouth County, NJ
Manasquan Reservoir is a freshwater reservoir in Monmouth County, NJ, popular for activities like walking, biking, fishing, and birdwatching. It’s also a vital source of drinking water for local communities and has a visitor center with educational programs.
The Best Spots for Frozen Photos in New Jersey
Sometimes, the coldest days in New Jersey are the best days to take photos! So grab your camera and head out to these frozen places (and set up these frozen scenes!) to get the best reflections, snowy scenes, and more across the Garden State. Before you go out, learn to prevent cold weather damage with […]
Grab your camera and join us on this photographerâ€™s scavenger hunt of Ocean County.
Pick-Your-Own Strawberries: The Essential Guide to Spring’s First Fruit
Buying produce at a store is good, but picking your own is better! There’s nothing like connecting with the Earth by harvesting its fruits with your own hands. Kneeling with a basket to eye up the ripest and juiciest of the bunch, getting dirty while the sun beats down on you, sneaking a couple of […]
Hiking Historic Atlantic Highlands
Hike your way through this historic spot in Central Jersey, and see what you can find along the way!
See It All from Mount Mitchell Scenic Overlook
This spot sits on the highest natural elevation on the Atlantic Seaboard â€” 266 feet above sea level.
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?
Exploring Historic Walnford in Monmouth County
Head to Allentown, New Jersey (the heart of Central Jersey!) to explore Historic Walnford and this beautiful blue gristmill.
Discover Miquin Woods in Hunterdon County
Hike and explore Miquin Woods Preserve, a little jewel in the Hunterdon County Park System.
The Most Photographed Lighthouses in New Jersey
Eleven lighthouses are scattered along both the Garden State shores â€” from Sandy Hook to the state’s southernmost tip in Cape May, to those on the Delaware River running from Gloucester County to Cumberland County. Whether you’d like to opt for the white sand beaches of the Atlantic or go off the beaten path to […]
Visit Princeton’s Famous Suspension Bridge
A step-by-step guide on how to visit that, yes that, bridge in Central Jersey.
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.
3 Things I’ve Learned From NJspots
Such a small, simple idea popped into my head in 2015, and it all stemmed from a trip.
The Wildlife of Davidsonâ€™s Mill Pond Park
The real hidden gems in New Jersey are the hundreds of small county and township parks tucked into the neighborhoods all over our state.
A Stroll Through Neshanic Station
Central Jersey does exist â€” and it’s full of history. Explore this small town and see for yourself.
You Voted! Asbury Park is Your Favorite Photo Spot
In a bracket vote on our Instagram story, you voted Asbury Park as your favorite photo spot in New Jersey.
Visiting Grovers Mill in Mercer County, NJ
Did you know Martians landed in the New Jersey town of Groverâ€™s Mill?
Get Lost At Grounds For Sculpture
Among New Jersey’s many gems is Grounds For Sculpture, a botanical garden and art exhibit in one. Located on the former NJ State Fairgrounds, it features larger-than-life pieces of art that will make you feel tiny in comparison. With 42 landscaped acres and over 270 sculptures to explore, it’s easy to get lost, but that’s […]
Top 10 Things To Do in New Jersey for 4th of July Weekend
Looking for something to do during 4th of July? We have some of the Top 10 from NJspots for celebrating the Fourth in New Jersey.
Best State Park Hikes in Central Jersey
Check out these hikes in Central Jersey to get you outside this summer!
Visiting Bridgewater NJ’s Waterfall
Here’s how to get to Washington Valley Park’s waterfall in a few easy steps.
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. You will […]
Smell the Roses at Deep Cut Gardens
New Jersey is the Garden State so, naturally, no story about the state is complete without a tour of some of its beautiful gardens and arboretums.
Grab your camera and join us on this photographer’s scavenger hunt of Monmouth County.
Central Jersey’s Serene Plainsboro Preserve
The five miles of well-marked trails in this local park offer nine different length options for every style of hiker.
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. Thatâ€™s why itâ€™s one of our top spots in New Jersey. So take this virtual guide with you as you explore (and believe us, thereâ€™s plenty to do!). Walking Through […]
Visiting New Jersey Farms and Animal Sanctuaries
Looking for something new to do in the Garden State? Try visiting New Jerseyâ€™s farm and animal sanctuaries!
Grab your camera and join us on this photographerâ€™s scavenger hunt of Cumberland County.
Mercer County Park: a Central Jersey Oasis
This four-square mile county park may be small, but it’s mighty!