Photo Guide: Ideas For Shooting Photos In The Snow

With snow being a frequent visitor in New Jersey, we figured it would be fun to put together some tips on how to shoot in the snow safely. We also have some creative ideas for shooting photos in the snow. So kick off that blanket, jump off your couch, layer up, and head into the […]

4 Tips for Hiking Mt. Tammany in New Jersey

So you have seen the dozens of pictures on Instagram, you’ve drooled over the gorgeous panoramic views, and now it’s time for you to conquer hiking Mt. Tammany at the Delaware Water Gap in New Jersey.

What To Do In Asbury Park: The Beach, its Boardwalk, and Beyond

Looking for things to do in Asbury Park, NJ? We have you covered for activities and places to see in Asbury Park, one of the most unique beach towns in New Jersey. There are a lot of activities for kids and adults all year round. We have collected some of our favorites. The Silverball Museum […]

Hiking The Stairway To Heaven Trail in Vernon, New Jersey

The overall length of the trail is about 4 miles out and back. The gain of elevation is around 1000 feet, so you’re gaining a lot of elevation in a short period of time. This hike is great for beginners in the New Jersey area and also good for families and/or pets.

My First Visit to Duke Farms

It was a gorgeous, chilly Fall day after Thanksgiving, and I was in the mood for a spontaneous adventure somewhere. I was thinking of going to NYC or Philly but thought otherwise with the holiday rush. Then I remembered that Duke Farms was only about 20 minutes away, and judging by the dozens of excellent […]

New Jersey Lighthouse Challenge: A New Perspective on the Jersey Shore

When fall comes, the tourism season in coastal New Jersey ends, but on one October weekend, hundreds of people flood shore towns from Sandy Hook to Long Beach Island to Cape May to make a unique pilgrimage — to their favorite New Jersey lighthouses. The Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey is a two-day event celebrating […]

8 Best Places in NJ For Pumpkin Picking This Fall

The best part about fall is all the activities that come with it — apple picking, hayrides, leaves changing, and everything pumpkin. Best Pumpkin Picking Farms in New Jersey New Jersey is full of local farms where you can enjoy a day out with friends and loved ones, but if you don’t know where to start […]

Best Photography Spots Around Philadelphia – Complete Guide

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 […]

New Jersey Cranberries: A Tour of the Garden State Fruit

When someone mentions the Pine Barrens, a few things come to mind: The Jersey Devil, “Piney Power,” and many trees — over a million acres of them, to be exact. That’s all I knew before getting a private tour by the most knowledgeable and kind woman at Whitesbog Village, a working farm and living history […]

Best Places To Pick Apples in New Jersey

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, McIntosh, and […]

4 Best South Jersey Spots To Watch The Sunrise & Sunset

Purples and pinks streak across the backdrop of Philadelphia. Deep swirls of magenta and bright orange paint the atmosphere over the Sea Isle and Avalon bay. These beautiful moments are brought to you by none other than mother nature.  And New Jersey has some amazing areas where you can watch (and photograph) her show at […]

Photo Guide: Astrophotography Part 1

NJspots is a community based around lovers of sunrises, sunsets, blue hours, and the night. So, we’re going to teach you a thing or two you might not have known about New Jersey’s night sky.

6 Must-See Spots Around Cape May, NJ

Hop on the Garden State Parkway and head south — all the way to exit zero, and you will find a quaint yet adventure-filled beach town studded with Victorian architecture. Residential homes and Bed and Breakfasts with elaborate woodwork painted in pastel hues welcome visitors to New Jersey’s southernmost point, where you can find something […]

Money Island (Alloway Creek Wetland Restoration Site)

Follow Our Writer Previous Next Follow on AllTrails Here’s a place that’s remote in location and information – this one is for the explorers out there!  Money Island is one of the smallest and remote locations in rural Cumberland Co. This preserve sits on the area the Native Americans called “Wootsessunging.” In 1664 the Governor […]

5 Must-Have Apps for Planning Your Travels

So you’re looking to explore some places, maybe a New Jersey tour road trip or an adventurous journey away from New Jersey. Regardless there are some great tools and apps you can use to help plan your trip and use while you’re traveling. These are some of the apps I constantly use for my travels.

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.

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.

Take An Autumn Stroll Through Chester, NJ

Looking to celebrate all of the wonderful feelings that come with enjoying fall in New Jersey? Look no further than historic Chester! Teeming with charm and style, Chester’s main thoroughfare offers an abundance of specialty shops and unique dining experiences.

Exploring the Lambertville Graffiti Train

Finding the train isn’t hard. There are two approaches you can take. This one is a little longer.  Parking in Lambertville is always a challenge, so park where you can, as near Lambertville Inn as possible.  Walk-behind the restaurant through the parking lot.

5 Tips from NASA To Photograph the Solar Eclipse

So if you have heard in the last few weeks, we have a significant event happening in the sky on August 21, 2017. We will have a full Solar Eclipse across the nation that can be viewed by millions.

Photo Guide: Drone Photography & Flying Around New Jersey

Drone Maps Drone Flying Map Brought To You By: Tips on Finding Places to Fly in NJ (& Any Other Place You Travel To) Living in NJ for a majority of my life and growing up doing photography here, you’d think I would run out of places to shoot. I have to be honest, I […]

Local Guide: The Pine Barrens – No Jersey Devil Required!

Interested in the Pine Barrens, but wary about the perils of isolated forests and spotty cell service? Luckily, there exist a few parks on the edges of that vast swath of trees that can serve as your gateway for many adventures to come!

Brooksbrae – Graffiti Covered Brick Factory

Nestled deep in the Pine Barrens, lay the small town of Pasadena, New Jersey. To the naked eye of a weary traveler, the town seems almost vacant, but surprisingly, there is history all around you.