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.
Visiting Hopatcong State Park in New Jersey
Share It! Tweet It! LinkedIn Reddit Pin It! One of the smaller parks in the state,Â Hopatcong State Park is a great spot in North Jersey to check out. Here are some of the best areas to check out in the park. Where is Hopatcong State Park located? Located in Landing, New Jersey and minutes off […]
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 […]
Downtown Dreaming in Montclair
Planning a day trip to North Jersey? Find yourself in Montclair, a college town with perfect blends of city and suburban lifestyles.
Hiking Hemlock Falls – Waterfall Hike in South Orange
Share It! Tweet It! LinkedIn Reddit Pin It! We get a lot of questions about this spot in South Mountain Reservation. And getting to this NJspots-follower favorite waterfall is easy! There are also a few things you can do here: Play with your dog in the shallow falls Explore the top of the falls Continue […]
How to Shoot Timelapses
Last weekend I hosted my first timelapse workshop for NJSpots. The workshop was hosted at Liberty State Park in New Jersey overlooking the Manhattan skyline. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Brian Youchak (@timelapse_travels) The weather was absolutely perfect for time-lapses and we got some good shots over the afternoon/evening. As a […]
Capturing the George Washington Bridge from Fort Lee Historic Park
Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on reddit Share on pinterest Home to the busiest bridge in America, Fort Lee, New Jersey is a great place for cityscape photographers and hikers alike. Palisades Park runs parallel to Manhattan in this area, while also offering great views of the New York City […]
Visiting Eagle Rock Reservation – Overlook of New York City
Check Out the NYC Overlook If you need a new place to explore, check out Eagle Rock Reservation,! located in South Orange There’s something to do for the whole family, whether you want to get your hiking boots dirty, have a picnic, or set up your tripod. This spot is amazing day and night, so […]
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.
Hiking Peanut Leap Cascade & Giant Stairs in Palisades Interstate Park
Hike two of the best spots in Palisades Park with this guide.
Visit the Northernmost National Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey
If you are a birder or weekend warrior, chances are youâ€™ve spent a lot of time in the wildlife refuges most familiar in the Garden State.
Stroll the Haledon Reservoir Loop in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
Looking to spend a relaxing afternoon in North Jersey in the outdoors? Walking the 1.5 mile loop around Haledon Reservoir in Franklin Lakes should do the trick.
The Ultimate Guide to New Jersey National Wildlife Refuges
Get out into nature at these five spots from the very top to the very bottom of New Jersey.
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!
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.
Among the Pines: Poplar Road Wildlife Sanctuary
Explore this hidden forest in Bergen County â€” and make sure to take your hiking boots AND your camera!
9 Best Fall Hikes in New Jersey – Perfect for Colors & Foliage
The best time to get outside in New Jersey is arguably the fall, when the air is crisp and the leaves are changing!
15 Amazing Outdoor Hangout Spots in New Jersey
Share It! Tweet It! LinkedIn Reddit Pin It! If you’re looking for spots to hang your hammock, get outside (safely!) with friends and family, or just chill for the day, this is the article for you. Check out this list of outdoor hangout spots, which has everything from fields with a city view, to short […]
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.
Basking Ridge: Your Gateway to the Outdoors
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 https://www.instagram.com/p/ByilCYHnVZx/ The Great Swamp is just that â€” aÂ giant swamp! You can hike, bird-watch […]
Roadside Photo Spots: North Jersey
New Jersey is a treasure chest filled with wonders â€“ if only you have the spirit to look for them. Here’s a small sampling of amazing road-side attractions to photograph.
Exploring Palisades Interstate Park – Hiking with NYC Views
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 […]
Afternoon Antiquing in Lafayette
Sometimes stopping by a small town leads to an afternoon of North Jersey antiquing and chocolate, and that’s what I found when visiting Lafayette, New Jersey.
The Best Spots in High Point State Park
Need a North Jersey getaway? Explore the best of High Point State Park with this guide.
Quaint Towns to Visit in New Jersey
Take a local getaway to these North, Central and South Jersey spots to get your travel â€” and photography! â€” fix.
Tour Clinton, New Jersey: a Town of History & Charm
Clinton is a small town that is located within the charming rural countryside of Hunterdon County, New Jersey â€” you may know it from its landmark, the Red Mill. Explore the history of this this quaint town with us.
East Coast Fall Colors & Where To Go
Ready to find Fall? NJspots has your full guide and map to discover the Fall Colors on the East Coast this season! Start your adventure!
Grab your camera and join us on this photographer’s scavenger hunt of Sussex County.
Discover Waterfalls at Apshawa Preserve
The word â€œapshawaâ€ translates to, â€œupon the mountain.â€ This is a very fitting name for this preserve in West Milford; because there certainly is magic in the mountains here.
Wandering through Historic Hoboken
Here are some of our favorite things to do in the “Mile Square City.”