Tourism

November 18, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Ever wanted to own your own amusement park like Michael Jackson? Now you can, and your don't have to wait on line for tickets! Bowcraft, the scene of countless local children's birthday parties and decades of summer fun in Union County, has closed forever, but thanks to an ...

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FALL RIVER, MA - A walk on a gray summer day was filled with maritime history in Fall River, Massachusetts.  Bicentennial Park Start at Bicentennial Park, which features an impressive replica Iwo Jima monument that overlooks the Taunton River.  The park pays homage to veterans, with names ...

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BRANSON, MO — Live shows, water sports, Silver Dollar City amusement park — Branson, Missouri, in the Ozarks has it all. Here’s what to know before you go: Table Rock Lake This man-made lake is the area’s biggest attraction, with 800 miles of shoreline. Its cold, clear water is perfect for ...

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LONDON, UK – Classical composer Handel and rock icon Jimi Hendrix usually are not mentioned in the same sentence, but the two musical geniuses are linked together at a small museum in London.  The museum is located in a building at 25 Brook St. that was Handel’s home from 1723 to 1759. Hendrix ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — It’s creepy. It’s kooky. And it’s taking over Westfield from Oct 26 to 28. AddamsFest, a town-wide celebration honoring Westfield native Charles Addams and his most famous creations, The Addams Family, will be a destination event this fall with family-friendly activities, lectures, ...

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BELMAR, NJ — As Belmar finally basks in picture-perfect weather, it may be time to check off a summer activity on your bucket list. And for many, parasailing is one of those “must-do” experiences. At Belmar Parasail, the season is in full swing, offering boat trips from the Belmar Manutti Marina ...

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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 ...

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom welcomed two Grevy's Zebras to the park on Thursday May 3. Grevy's Zebras are the most endangered species of zebra. There are approximately 2500 Grevy's zebras in the wild and captivity.  The two females that were born on Thursday are ...

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NEW YORK - File this one under family fun! The New York International Auto Show is providing much more than exciting car launches.  The show offers more family friendly events than ever before. Some of our favorite family friendly displays and activities are: Jeeps’ Camp Jeep takes ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - NJ Transit will suspend bus service statewide at 3 p.m. on Wednesday. All tickets will be cross-honored on NJ Transit rail, light rail and PATH until further notice. The suspension includes busses departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan. Passengers can use ...

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TAPintoTravels is in Berlin covering the International Tourism Convention.  One of our first meetings was with the wonderful folks from Palestine. Majed Ishaq of the State of Palestine Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities welcomed us to their beautiful country. He was also kind enough to ...

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL - TAPintoTravels traveled to Florida to attend the 8th Annual Tim Tebow Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic to benefit disabled, orphaned and injured children. The Tournament Player Club at Sawgrass' (TPC Sawgrass) hosted the event in their Spanish-revival clubhouse.  The ...

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL - On Friday, television stars, athletes and other celebrities participated in the Tim Tebow Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic at the TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course.  Players included Tim Tebow, Johnny Damon, Brandon Marshall, Chip and Joanna Gaines, Florida Gators Head Football ...

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TAPintoTravels - The International Toy Fair of New York ended earlier this week, but we are not done telling you about all the cool new stuff coming out. The fair was enormous with over a thousand toymakers.  However, we have selected a few toys that we believe our readers will most value and ...

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TAPintoTravels – On Saturday, Feb 24, an anticipated 7,000 people will brave the chilly waters of the Atlantic Ocean, participating in the annual Polar Bear Plunge in Seaside Heights, all to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics New Jersey. This Plunge is especially noteworthy because it ...

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TAPintoTravels - As you know, we are here to encourage you to travel.  Unfortunately, the New York Toy Fair is one place virtually none of you can go.  So, unless you have been tirelessly been searching the internet, you are not up to date on what toys your children will be wanting ...

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