Best Winter Hikes In New Jersey
Winter in New Jersey offers a unique and beautiful landscape for outdoor enthusiasts, despite freezing temperatures. This article will detail the best winter hiking locations in the state, including popular trails, frozen lakes, and other winter wonderlands. Whether you are an experienced hiker or simply looking to enjoy the outdoors during the colder months, read […]
Best Off-Season Beaches in New Jersey
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 […]
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 […]
The Ultimate Guide to Island Beach State Park
Jump To Entrance Jump the the beaches And more… Island Beach State Park is one of New Jersey’s greatest treasures. The pristine barrier island is located on the Jersey Shore in Ocean County, with over 10 miles of white-sand beaches where visitors have plenty of space to enjoy outdoor activities. The park also has tons […]
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.
Deep in the Pine Barrens: Franklin Parker Preserve
Walk through cranberry bogs and old blueberry fields on this amazing South Jersey hike.
Mercer County Park: a Central Jersey Oasis
This four-square mile county park may be small, but it’s mighty!
What To Do in Princeton in the Winter
Princeton is famous for many reasons; thereâ€™s the world-renown University, the downtown full of unique shops and restaurants, and, of course, all that history. Princeton is a town that must be walked to be enjoyed. Just because the weather is colder doesnâ€™t mean there isnâ€™t much to explore in this unique Central Jersey town. Current […]
NJspots Guide: 14 Spots We Love in New Jersey
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.Â These places we love […]
Winter Photography Tips – Protecting Camera Gear In Cold Temperatures
There are some essential tips to remember when it comes to cold-weather photography. When planning to take photos during the winter, it’s essential to keep two things in mind: protecting yourself and your camera. How To Dress Warm for Cold-Weather Photography First, dress appropriately – wear layers, waterproof boots, gloves, and a warm hat. With […]
Choosing The Best Yaktrax & Microspikes for Winter Hiking
How To Choose Traction Cleats for Hiking In The Winter But First, Why Do You Need Microspikes for Winter Hikes Traction cleats for hiking in the winter can provide much-needed stability and support on snow and ice. These cleats are designed to fit over the soles of your regular shoes or boots, giving you added […]
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 […]
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 […]
25 Holiday Recipes Using Jersey Fresh Produce
Besides giving us something beautiful to look at, The Garden State also boasts a bounty of Autumn produce, such as sweet potatoes, pumpkins, acorn and butternut squash, beets, leeks, kale, carrots, cabbage, apples, cranberries, and Brussels sprouts, to name a few! This recipe guide will help you support local farmers and serve the most amazing spread this holiday season.
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 […]
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 […]
Visiting the Lakota Wolf Preserve in New Jersey
There are a few places in New Jersey where you can still hear wolves â€” though no longer wild, howl. One of our favorites is Lakota Wolf Preserve.
Visiting Lake Mohawk in Sparta, NJ
I grew up and lived in Lake Mohawk for 26 years of my life. I loved the quiet lake life there, as well as the amazing Sunsets that could be witnessed from the entire lake. The boardwalk was a great place to find small, local businesses. I am so excited to share this spot with […]
Photo Guide: Ideas For Shooting Photos In The Snow
With snow being a frequent visitor in New Jersey, we figured it would be fun to put together some tips on how to shoot in the snow safely. We also have some creative ideas for shooting photos in the snow. So kick off that blanket, jump off your couch, layer up, and head into the […]