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State Fair Meadowlands Kicks Off Thursday - June 21

June 12, 2018

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - The State Fair Meadowlands opens Thursday, June 21 and runs through Sunday, July 8, 2018 at the MetLife Sports Complex.  That’s 18 days of family-friendly fun!

The fair offers over 150 rides and attractions to entertain all the members of your family.  With over 50 food vendors, you know they will well fed.

Visit their website for more ...

Third-annual Juneteenth Parade and Heritage Festival in New Brunswick this Weekend

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Vulcan Pioneers of New Brunswick, comprising the city's Black Fire Fighters Association, will host the Juneteenth Parade on Saturday, June 16 to commemorate the Emancipation Proclamation.

Juneteenth celebrations are held across the country to mark the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas in June 1865. That state was one of the last locations to learn of ...

Norwegian carried almost 3.5 million passengers in May

OSLO  - Norwegian carried almost 3.5 million passengers in May, an increase of 17 percent compared to the same month previous year. During May, the capacity growth was 51 percent. The growth will gradually decrease during the autumn and into 2019. 

A total of 3,421,460 passengers chose to fly with Norwegian in May, 497,863 more than the same period last year. The total traffic ...

Manutti Marina in Belmar: Top Choice for Boating, Fishing and All-Around Family Fun

BELMAR, NJ — It’s no secret that Belmar Manutti Marina ranks among the best boating destinations along the Atlantic coast.

Tucked along the eastern shoreline of the idyllic Shark River — just a five-minute trip by boat to the ocean — the state-of-the-art marina is a top choice among boaters looking to stay for the season, enjoy a vacation or spend the weekend.

In ...

Sussex, Middlesex, and Somerset Events to Travel for this Weekend

SOMERSET, NJ - Fresh from our Franklin Township bureau, there is tons of things to do in Sussex County this weekend.

Friday, June 1

Franklin Township Public Library - Movie Matinee - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri

A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit (from IMDB). TAP here for ...

Boring Weekend? Travel to Morristown this Weekend - There is Plenty to Do!

MORRISTOWN, NJ - It's time for some fun! Celebrate the first weekend in June with over 30 fun filled activities, sure to make you smile!

 

Friday June 1

 National Donut Day; Learn about the Salvation Army Lassies who baked donuts for the troops; sample a free donut; Fosterfields; 1pm - 2:30pm

Friday Films - The Greatest Showman (PG) 1hr & 45 mins; Morris County ...

Hotel California - An Eagles Cover Band Will Play Lakeside on May 27

May 11, 2018

LAKESIDE, OH - For almost three decades, Hotel California has been recreating the legendary sound of the Eagles and thrilling audiences all over the world. This Original Eagles Tribute Band will perform some of the bands greatest hits at 8:15 p.m. Sunday, May 27 in Hoover Auditorium.  

The band set the bar in 1986, and they’ve remained the industry leading substitute for the ...

TAPintoTravels’ Area Teen Allison Ramage Off to England to Play Rugby

March 29, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - A Roxbury High School student is one of ten young women in the nation selected to travel to England in March to train with British rugby experts.

The student, senior Allison ‘Alie’ Ramage, is the only player from the New York metropolitan area chosen for the trip, according to her mother, Diane Ramage. Allie was recently interviewed in New York City for the Rugby ...

Travels Reminder - Can You Fly With Your State ID?

April 21, 2018

Travels recommends that you always travel with a passport, even domestically.  The U.S. Passport is our national I.D.  With it you will be able to fly domestically to any state. 

The DOHS offers this further explanation:

The REAL ID Act establishes minimum security standards for license issuance and production and prohibits Federal agencies from accepting for ...

Dr. Salem Samra Travels to the Middle East in Humanitarian Mission; Performs 20 Surgeries in One Week

May 3, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ:   There are heroes among us. Every day men and women who do extraordinary things with grace, modesty and an inner strength that is a model for current and future generations. Worldwide crises, striking close to home, beckon action from those who possess the talent to help and the passion to make a difference. That is this story.

For seven years we have heard and read ...

Dr. Salem Samra Travels to the Middle East in Humanitarian Mission; Performs 20 Surgeries in One Week

HOLMDEL, NJ:   There are heroes among us. Every day men and women who do extraordinary things with grace, modesty and an inner strength that is a model for current and future generations. Worldwide crises, striking close to home, beckon action from those who possess the talent to help and the passion to make a difference. That is this story.

For seven years we have heard and read ...

Some Travel Required With Only 3 Local N.J. Marijuana Dispensaries in TAPinto Country

TAPintoTravels - With Governor Murphy’s expansion of access to medical marijuana, more patients will be seeking the treatment.  There are only 5 dispensaries in New Jersey, so most patients will have to travel for their prescriptions.

TAPinto communities hosts 2 of the current locations in Cranbury and Montclair.  

Breakwater Treatment & ...

May the Fouth Travels Be With You - Join the Rebellion

May 4, 2018

Travels ventured to the exotic land of Las Vegas this past month to hear from experts who made “Star Wars:  The Last Jedi” come to life.

As part of our coverage of the National Association of Broadcasters conference in Las Vegas, Travels attended the center stage event, “’Star Wars: The Last Jedi’: Join the Rebellion”.

We are unabashedly ...

Bon Jovi’s Travels to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Began with a Backstage Tour in Newark

Our tour of backstage began with a friendly face.  It belonged to Phil X of Bon Jovi.

Then they escorted us through the Underworld.

Before taking the stage...

The story began as one would expect with a proud Jersey Mom.

For our main article, please visit: www.tapintotravels.com. 

 

Travels Focus - Rogers Center Offers WNY Fans a Taste of Major League Baseball

TORONTO, ON -- The start of the Major League Baseball season means summer is drawing closer. While there are no MLB teams to follow in the Greater Olean or Buffalo areas for summer, a trip across the border to Canada leads to the Toronto Blue Jays of the American League East.

The Rogers Centre, where the Blue Jays play, is regarded as one of the unique venues of baseball.

Local Travels - Lifehouse, Andy Grammer, and Creedence Clearwater Revisited to Perform for 2018 NJ Balloon Festival

READINGTON, NJ – Balloons may be the main attraction at the annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, but music also takes center stage here.

The festival will be held July 27 through July 29 at Solberg Airport and this year’s main music attractions have been announced.

On Friday evening, Andy Grammer will perform. His debut album featured the platinum singles ...

Travels Visited the New Taylor Swift Exhibit at Newark’s Grammy Museum Experience in the Rock

NEWARK, NJ - TAPintoTravels got a special invite to see the new Taylor Swift Experience exhibit at  the Newark GRAMY Museum Experience at the Prudential Center (“The Rock”).  The exhibit opens to the public tomorrow.

The exhibit was curated and supplied items directly by Taylor Swift and her mother. It definitely shows in the exhibits. You will see ...

Ready Set, Travel Road Show! Southern Ocean Chamber Prepares for Party Planning Tour on April 22

SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - The Southern Ocean Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its 10th Annual self guided wedding and party planning event.

This event is packed with professionals, giveaways and one of a kind access for all things needed to throwing a celebration.

Looking for the perfect destination to hold a milestone celebration? Weddings, reunions, parties of all kinds can always ...

Weekend Travel Fun - Hunterdon County is Celebrating It’s Sixth Annual Community Day - June 2

June 1, 2018

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Hunterdon’s fifth annual Community Day will be held on Saturday, June 2.

The event, sponsored by the county and the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce, will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the South County Park / Hunterdon County Fairgrounds, located on Route 179 just outside of Ringoes.

The fun-filled event celebrates everything Hunterdon. From local ...

NJ Weekend Travel Idea - Do a Retro Bike Trip in Clinton to Benefit the Red Mill Museum - May 19

CLINTON, NJ –  The First Annual Red Mill Retro Ride will be held May 19 and everyone is welcome to attend.

The ride encourages participants to use vintage/antique/retro bicycles and wear period outfits, but it is not required. Tune up your bike bell, shine up your shoes, dust off your basket, press your seersucker suit, and get ready for this jolly good ride back in time ...

Travel Tip and Tricks - How to Report Road Potholes in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders have developed resources you can use to report potholes encountered while driving on Union County roads. 

"We certainly encourage drivers and commuters to report any pothole they encounter on roads throughout Union County to the responsible authority," said Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados. “A pothole ...

Bon Jovi’s Opening Band Sent Travels a Message Last Night - Talk About a TEMPT-ation

Travels did not get to see Bon Jovi the second night of the Madison Square Gardens set. However, their opening band was kind enough to send us a statement.  That is a nice consolation!

“This House is not for Sale” tour is special in that Bon Jovi brought on local talent to headline for them in each city.  TEMPT was one of the bands selected and they opened for Bon ...

Bon Jovi Traveled Back to Rock Madison Square Gardens

NEW YORK, NY - Bon Jovi, fresh from the Induction Ceremony at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, rocked Madison Square Gardens last night.  

“This House is not for Sale” tour is still running strong since its launch on Feb. 8, 2017 in Greenville, S.C.  The band continued on for over sixty dates, including two stops in New York City and one in Newark (check out ...

NJ Travel Idea - Shores of Africa Penguin Exhibit Opens at Turtle Back Zoo

WEST ORANGE, NJ - African penguins have officially joined the giraffes, lions and hyenas in the African Adventure at the Turtle Back Zoo, bringing all of the zoo’s animals from the largest continent into the same area.

Local dignitaries joined Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. in opening the new Shores of Africa Penguin Exhibit on Friday afternoon.

"Our penguins ...

Travels Notification - David Hogg Tweeted That April 20 Is a National School Walkout Day

April 16, 2018

Early this morning, David Hogg announced a national walkout day April 20.  The event will begin at 10 a.m.

Events are planned for students across the country. You can find more information on those events at this website.

For more regularly updated information, please visit here.

 

 

Travels News - Oman is Named Partner Country of the 2020 ITB Berlin

March 26, 2018

Press Release

The World’s Leading Travel Trade Show and the Sultanate officially announced their partnership at ITB Berlin

The Ministry of Tourism and ITB Berlin have announced that the Sultanate of Oman is to be the Official Partner Country of the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show in 2020. 

Tourism Minister, H.E. Mr. Ahmed bin Nasser Al Mahrizi said: “ITB ...