Photo Guide: Astro Photography Part 2

Milky Way and clouds with two people with bicycles

A while back, we created a post describing where to get SWEET Milky Way shots in New Jersey. (Check it out here!) Part 2 of the guide will teach you exactly what settings and gear you may want to try when it comes to shooting The Galaxy. Let’s Recap: What you should be looking for before […]

South Jersey’s Maurice River Bluffs Preserve

Yellow grass, rippling water in foreground house in background with tree line

If you’re looking for a quiet escape in South Jersey and a chance to observe birds, climb on some concrete ruins, or a quiet walk along the river, this is definitely a place you’ll want on your list.

Ocean County

Grab your camera and join us on this photographer’s scavenger hunt of Ocean County.

Atlantic County

Ferris wheel on pier

Grab your camera and join us on this photographer’s scavenger hunt of Atlantic County.

Monmouth County

Looking out into ocean sunset with clouds

Grab your camera and join us on this photographer’s scavenger hunt of Monmouth County.

Roam through Red Bank

Arial view of boats with lights from businesses on boarder, sunset

Red Bank has the best of all worlds — a great, walkable downtown area, close proximity to water (both a river and the ocean) and is very close to many of New Jersey’s favorite hiking spots.

The Most Photographed Lighthouses in New Jersey

Red and white lighthouse with pine in shot

Eleven lighthouses are scattered along both the Garden State shores 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 the […]

2019 Summer Fairs and Festivals, NJspots Style

View of rides at fair

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?

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

Closeup lighthouse light

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 the […]

New Jersey Peaches – Right In Our Backyard!

Jersey Peaches

As mid-summer blazes on, slightly fuzzy, speckle-skinned, super juicy, and undeniably sweet peaches are exploding at farm markets throughout the Garden State. There’s nothing like biting into a Jersey peach, from that first break through the skin to the stream of juice that runs down your chin with each bite. Jersey peaches are infamous, ranking […]

NJspots Takeover: Willow Creek Winery A Highlight of the Jersey Shore

Image of Willow Creek Winery Tasting & Tours sign and building

We had a chance to head down to Cape May for a wine tasting at Willow Creek Winery, and it did not disappoint! If you’re looking for a fun afternoon at a South Jersey winery, open year-round, start with the tasting menu (our writer Nichole highly recommends the Wilde Cock Apple Wine!). Willow Creek Winery […]

6 Must-See Spots When Visiting Cape May, New Jersey

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 to […]

5 Fun Things to Do at the Jersey Shore This Summer

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There is so much more to do at the shore than fun in the sun; There are fantastic restaurants, vineyards, and weekly fireworks! In addition to playing on the beach or the bay for the day, these are a few places and ideas that are worth checking out down the shore this summer! Down The […]

Photo Guide: Knowing The Drone Photography Laws

Looking down to two shipwrecks

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 […]

NJspots Guide: 14 Spots We Love in New Jersey

Asbury beach brick building during sunset on beach

These places are some of our favorites that we love in New Jersey. These must-visit spots in New Jersey can be found all over the state and have something to offer for everyone. Bring your kids, friends, dogs, and certainly your camera to capture these amazing places to visit throughout New Jersey. These places we love […]

4 Best South Jersey Spots To Watch The Sunrise & Sunset

Pier with boats at sunset with water

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 […]

Day Adventures Around Cape May & Exit Zero

As soon as September rolls in and school start again, the crowds vacate the Southern New Jersey shore points, but don’t let the masses fool you! During what the locals call the “off-season” or local summer – from Sept. through April – there are many fun activities to enjoy at the Jersey Shore for everyone. […]

Visiting Long Beach Island: Your Starter Guide

Share It! Tweet It! LinkedIn Reddit Pin It! Long Beach Island (LBI) has long been a beloved summer colony on the Jersey Shore. There are several family-friendly activities to keep kids entertained all day long, including mini golf, go-kart racing, and arcades. With miles of pristine white sand beaches, quaint towns that offer their unique […]