The best time to get outside in New Jersey is arguably the fall, when the air is crisp and the leaves are changing!
Fall is for apple picking. Young and old, couples and kids alike, everyone loves the quintessential stroll through an orchard, searching for the perfect speckled fruit. There’s nothing better than the smell of cool autumn air graced with sweet apple aromas swirling as you zigzag from tree to tree. Fuji, Gala, Golden Delicious, Macintosh, and […]
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.
Get out on your bike and into the elements! We’ve created a mountain bike map to help you plan your next adventure. Use this as a tool to get you started. Some of the popular spots are here, but we also bring some insider spots from our team members too. These mountain bike spots will […]
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.
A step-by-step guide on how to visit that, yes that, bridge in Central Jersey.
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 […]
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. 1: Find Your Zone It is important to know the Hardiness Zone you are planting in to find what kinds of trees thrive […]
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.
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 […]
Such a small, simple idea popped into my head in 2015, and it all stemmed from a trip.
The real hidden gems in New Jersey are the hundreds of small county and township parks tucked into the neighborhoods all over our state.
Central Jersey does exist, and it’s full of history. Explore this small town and see for yourself. Neshanic Station is an unincorporated community in New Jersey sitting on the banks of the South Branch Raritan River. It may be small, but the history is immense. Much of the town is listed on the National Register […]
In a bracket vote on our Instagram story, you voted Asbury Park as your favorite photo spot in New Jersey.
Did you know Martians landed in the New Jersey town of Grover’s Mill?
Check out these hikes in Central Jersey to get you outside this summer!
Here’s how to get to Washington Valley Park’s waterfall in a few easy steps.
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 […]
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.
The five miles of well-marked trails in this local park offer nine different length options for every style of hiker.
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!). Walking Through […]
Looking for something new to do in the Garden State? Try visiting New Jersey’s farm and animal sanctuaries!
Grab your camera and join us on this photographer’s scavenger hunt of Cumberland County.
This four-square mile county park may be small, but it’s mighty!
It’s almost 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! The Beach (and Beachfront Lakes) No, we’re not going to list the whole shoreline for you (because we’re not going to fight you […]
Grab your camera and join us on this photographer’s scavenger hunt of Essex County.
A park-like setting with a gazebo, a covered bridge, ponds and a small waterfall are a feast for the eyes.
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 […]
Share It! Tweet It! LinkedIn Reddit Pin It! Basking Ridge is your gateway to many outdoor spots in New Jersey. Its proximity to highways 78, 287, and 206 help you explore quickly and efficiently all over Somerset, Morris, and Union counties! PLACES TO VISIT Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge The Great Swamp is just that […]