Full Moon Captured Over Great Beds Lighthouse – Sayreville, NJ

A local photographer recently lined up the perfect shot for a full moon – Hardik Bhavsar (on Instagram) did his homework when planning this shot. The Full Moon was rising directly behind the Great Beds Lighthouse – a shoal lighthouse, more on that later. The shot shows the vibrant pink of the rising moon, and […]

Best Off-Season Beaches in New Jersey

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Share It! Tweet It! LinkedIn Reddit Pin It! Before summer beach season is upon us, there are several off-season beaches that our community really loves! Check out this list below to see where to explore before the crowds descend on South Jersey. Explore our sunrise map, too! There are plenty of spots for exploring before […]

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. […]

Off-Shore Lighthouses in New Jersey

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Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on reddit Share on pinterest If you live in New Jersey, you know lighthouses are an extremely important part of the culture — even Barnegat Light is featured on the shore license plates (and is one of the most photographed places in New Jersey). You […]

Bergen County

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

Camden County

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

Salem County

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

Capturing the George Washington Bridge from Fort Lee Historic Park

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There’s lots to photograph! A lot of photographers will take bridge photos and photos of the architecture, but some people don’t realize how great of a birding spot this is, too. With the cliffs of the Palisades, several different types of birds of prey live in this area. So be sure to grab your zoom lens, tripod, […]

The Most Photographed Lighthouses in New Jersey

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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 […]

Exploring Palisades Interstate Park – Hiking with NYC Views

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The Palisades Interstate Park is a must-visit destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Located in North Jersey, the park stretches from Fort Lee to Alpine and offers a variety of activities for all seasons. If you’re looking to take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding area, there are several lookout points worth checking […]

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

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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 […]

6 Best Spots For Rainy Days in New Jersey

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Rainy day got you down? Not to worry! NJspots has you covered with some of the best places that are worth visiting around New Jersey during those rainy or overcast days. Whether it’s spring showers, summer thunderstorms, or storm season, we have some spots you’ll still want to visit. Before you start exploring during the […]

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 […]

Exploring Fort Lee Historic Park Views & Hiking Options

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With New Jersey right across from one of the most notable skylines in the country, there are so many ways to photograph the skyline and enjoy the view. Fort Lee Historic Park is part of the Palisades Interstate Park it gives visitors a breathtaking view of the George Washington Bridge from any vantage point, and […]

NJspots Guide: 14 Spots We Love in New Jersey

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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 […]

9 Best Photos of Lighthouses in New Jersey

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One thing that the Garden State is popular for is the coastline and the beaches that gather hundreds of thousands of beach-goers every summer. But while some may be trying to win prizes at the boardwalk or jump on an exciting ride, there are others that continue to explore New Jersey shore and the lighthouses that are streamed along the coast.

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 […]