What To Do in Cape May During the Winter

Cape May is one of my favorite places to be in New Jersey. Its Victorian charm is more than enough for anyone to fall in love with it! And in the winter, Cape May’s magic is all the more alluring! So, if you’re looking for the right blend of relaxation and fun, consider a weekend […]

Best Winter Hikes In New Jersey

Winter in New Jersey offers a unique and beautiful landscape for outdoor enthusiasts, despite sometimes 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, […]

Photo Guide: Ideas For Shooting Photos In The Snow

Street with snow covered trees on both sides

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 […]

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 […]

Winter Photography Tips – Protecting Camera Gear In Cold Temperatures

Mountain with trees and snow

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 […]

What To Do in Princeton in the Winter

Outside view of Hamilton Jewelers garlands boarding door

Princeton is famous for many reasons; there’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 doesn’t mean there isn’t much to explore in this unique Central Jersey town. Current […]

Gliding through Winter: Top Ice Skating Spots in New Jersey

When the temperatures drop, and the snow begins to fall, it’s time to lace up your skates! New Jersey, a winter wonderland, offers a plethora of ice skating spots. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, here’s a roundup of the top ice skating destinations in the Garden State. Insider Tip: Always check the […]

Everything You Need to Know Before Visiting Island Beach State Park

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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. Containing over 10 miles of white-sand beaches visitors have plenty of space to enjoy outdoor activities. The park has many diverse habitats: saltwater marshes, woodlands, and freshwater ponds. Each varying environment […]

Best Off-Season Beaches in New Jersey

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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 […]

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 […]

25 Holiday Recipes Using Jersey Fresh Produce

Root salad with rosemary

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.

6 Must-See Spots When Visiting Cape May, New Jersey

Hop on the Garden State Parkway and head south 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 to […]

A Revolutionary War Spot: Visit The John Abbott II House in Hamilton, NJ

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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 the John Abbott II House (circa 1730), located on […]

NJspots Guide: 14 Spots We Love in New Jersey

Asbury beach brick building during sunset on beach

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. These places we love […]