Middlesex County

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

Top Swimming Holes & Spots To Cool Off in New Jersey

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It’s almost sweet summertime, and you know what that means swimming! Here are some places you can go swimming this summer in the Garden State. Get out your sunscreen and get outside! The Beach (and Beachfront Lakes) No, we’re not going to list the whole shoreline for you (because we’re not going to fight you […]

Skip These Popular New Jersey Spots & Go Here Instead…

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NJspots was started by the founder with the purpose of showing more people what New Jersey is all about and bashing stereotypes that the Garden State has. As the years have gone on, the NJspots community has continued to share amazing places around the state that are worth visiting. There are always some gems that […]

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 […]

Local Guide: The Pine Barrens – No Jersey Devil Required!

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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! Double Trouble State Park and Jakes Branch County Park, both located in […]

Basking Ridge: Your Gateway to the Outdoors

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Share It! Tweet It! LinkedIn Reddit Pin It! 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 The Great Swamp is just that […]