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.
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 […]
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. […]
Grab your camera and join us on this photographerâ€™s scavenger hunt of Atlantic County.
What To Do in Cape May During the Winter
The Jersey Shore has always been recognized as the premier summer destination in New Jersey. But after the summer season comes to a close, the leaves have changed, and the holiday season is long gone, there are still plenty of opportunities to enjoy the splendor of the shore.Â The coastline stretches from the northern tip […]
Explore these Historic Buildings across New Jersey
Want to explore some history while finding something new to get pictures of? This list is for you.
Exploring The John Abbott II House
Venturing east out of New Jersey’s capital city of Trenton, you will enter the Township of Hamilton. This 40-square-mile township is the state’s 9th-largest municipality, and within it, you’ll experience plenty of fascinating New Jersey history. One of the most prominent pieces in Hamilton’s historical collection is theÂ John Abbott II HouseÂ (circa 1730),Â located on Kuser Road […]
Grab your camera and join us on this photographerâ€™s scavenger hunt of Salem County.
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 […]
Pick-Your-Own Strawberries: The Essential Guide to Spring’s First Fruit
Buying produce at a store is good, but picking your own is better! There’s nothing like connecting with the Earth by harvesting its fruits with your own hands. Kneeling with a basket to eye up the ripest and juiciest of the bunch, getting dirty while the sun beats down on you, sneaking a couple of […]
Cape May County
Photography Scavenger Hunt: Cape May County Get Your Camera Ready for Our New Jersey Scavenger Hunt! Want a little adventure? We’ve created a scavenger hunt for every county in New Jersey.Â You can see them all here. So grab your camera, download the map below, and head our to get some new photos and explore some […]
5 Fun Things to Do at the Jersey Shore This Summer
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 â€œdown the shoreâ€ this summer! Down The […]
2019 Summer Fairs and Festivals, NJspots Style
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?
Grab your camera and join us on this photographerâ€™s scavenger hunt of Gloucester County.
6 Must-See Spots Around Cape May, NJ
Hop on the Garden State Parkway and head south â€” 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 […]
The Most Photographed Lighthouses in New Jersey
Eleven lighthouses are scattered along both the Garden State shores â€” 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 […]
Sip Your Worries Away at this Sustainable South Jersey Winery
Iron Plow is a boutique winery using sustainable practices to grow and bottle an assortment of small batch wines on a beautiful estate.
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 â€” are we really that lucky to live in The Garden State? Yes, yes we are.
Top 10 Places & Things To Do Memorial Day Weekend In New Jersey
Explore New Jersey this Memorial Day Weekend with some of the top spots to hike in the Garden State. Make sure to be responsible with your social distancing.
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.
NJspots Takeover: Willow Creek Winery â€” A Highlight of the Jersey Shore
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!).
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!
South Jersey’s Maurice River Bluffs Preserve
If youâ€™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 youâ€™ll want on your list.
New Jersey Peaches – Right In Our Backyard!
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.
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!
Visit the Largest of the Natural Lands’ Preserves, Home to Turkey Point Bridge
Explore this wild South Jersey gem for hiking, birding, or night photography.
The Ultimate Guide To New Jersey Farmers Markets
Jump to your favorite Farmers Market in New Jersey with this ultimate guide from NJspots. There are some great markets to head to for local produce.
Hiking Through History: Historic Allaire Village
Allaire Village in Allaire State Park holds much historical significance around New Jersey.
Deep in the Pine Barrens: Franklin Parker Preserve
Walk through cranberry bogs and old blueberry fields on this amazing South Jersey hike.
Jersey Fresh: The Iconic Jersey Tomato
When people start talking about the summer season, it’s inevitable that the iconic Jersey Tomato will come up in the conversation. What makes the JerseyÂ tomato special? Why is it different or better than any other tomato? That question is what sparked my latest produce adventure: find a farmer and reveal exactly what makes it the […]