We Picked 8 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 to; warmer weather, open-toed sandals, and outdoor adventures. These outdoor adventures may include a glass of fruity sangria or a delicate rose if you are lucky. New Jersey is home to many wineries that offer an abundance […]
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 […]
Visiting The Bermuda Triangle of NJ
Don’t let that name intimidate you, its true name is Round Valley Reservoir, located in Lebanon, NJ. It’s one of the largest and most deep lakes in NJ, with that being said there have been quite a few people that have gone missing in this body of water, still have yet to be found to […]
The 14 Best Places to Capture the Leaves Changing in New Jersey
With the fall crisp air creeping in, the anticipation of fall colors is at an all-time high for a select few weeks in New Jersey.
Smell the Roses at Deep Cut Gardens
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 Sussex County.
Money Island (Alloway Creek Wetland Restoration Site)
Follow Our Writer Previous Next Follow on AllTrails Hereâ€™s a place thatâ€™s remote in location and information â€“ this one is for the explorers out there!Â Money Island is one of the smallest and remote locations in rural Cumberland Co. This preserve sits on the area the Native Americans called â€œWootsessunging.â€ In 1664 the Governor […]
Hiking At Milford Bluffs Preserve
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 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 â€” to their favorite New Jersey lighthouses. The Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey is a two-day event celebrating […]
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.
Grab your camera and join us on this photographerâ€™s scavenger hunt of Cumberland County.
Exploring the Lambertville Graffiti Train
Finding the train isnâ€™t hard. There are two approaches you can take. This one is a little longer.Â Parking in Lambertville is always a challenge, so park where you can, as near Lambertville Inn as possible.Â Walk-behind the restaurant through the parking lot.
Top Swimming Holes & Spots To Cool Off in New Jersey
Itâ€™s almost sweet summertime, and you know what that means â€” swimming! Here are some places you can go swimming this summer in the Garden State. Get out your sunscreen and get outside! View this post on Instagram A post shared by NJspots | Exploring New Jersey (@njspots) The Beach (and Beachfront Lakes) No, weâ€™re […]
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 â€” 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 […]
Top 11 Hikes in New Jersey This Labor Day
Whether you are looking to discover a new hiking spot or bring friends to one of your favorite hikes, we have the top hikes in New Jersey this Labor Day Weekend.
Grab your camera and join us on this photographerâ€™s scavenger hunt of Atlantic County.
Instameet at Duke Farms – July 15th
“It’s about time!” – NJspots (and what everyone else is thinking!) We have been a bit MIA the last few months working on some other projects and when we checked the calendar we noticed it was over 5 months since our last meetup! We decided to put a stop to this craziness and partnered with […]
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.
Full Guide for Visiting & Hiking Watchung Reservation
A unique spot in Union County that is home to a deserted village, family-friendly trails, and more. Learn more about what you can discover here.
24 Abandoned Spots in New Jersey To Investigate
New Jersey was one of the original colonies settled in America. Before that, Native Americans have called this land their home for thousands of years. So, it shouldnâ€™t surprise anyone that New Jersey is home to some cool abandoned places. Here is a list of our favorite places to explore and connect with the past. […]
Top Gear for Hiking with Your Dog
If you’re ready to hit the trails with your best furry friend, you will need to ensure you have the right gear for them.
4 Apps for Predicting Sunsets & Sunrises
The days are getting longer, and the sun is showing off many colors streaming across the sky. When you see the clouds moving and the colors flashing across the sky, it’s a fantastic feeling to capture it on camera and share your view with the world.Â The hardest part is… How Do You Know When The […]
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!
A Photography Guide to New Jersey Wildlife
New Jersey is home to a wide variety of “critters”, some are cute & cuddly while others are quite dangerous. If you walk along any trail or sit in a park you will certainly find squirrels and chipmunks running around as if they are late for their train. If you are quiet and look hard […]
See It All from Mount Mitchell Scenic Overlook
This spot sits on the highest natural elevation on the Atlantic Seaboard â€” 266 feet above sea level.
3 Must-See Spots in Central Jersey
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 […]
Giving Season: 3 Ways Mill Creek Urban Farm Is Doing Just That
Once the holiday season rolls around, the goodness in people really starts to shine. Organizations big and small start to collect toys, coats, mittens, and canned goods for those who are less fortunate. There are soup kitchens, warming centers, shelters, and food pantries to make sure no man, woman, or child goes cold or hungry. […]
Explore These Haunted Spots this Halloween
These are some of our favorite haunted spots in New Jersey… or are they?
Hiking Peanut Leap Cascade & Giant Stairs in Palisades Interstate Park
Hike two of the best spots in Palisades Park with this guide.