Getaways

May 18, 2019

WEST ORANGE, NJ  — The aviary, home to more than 500 Australian grass parakeets, is now open at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo.  The aviary allows zoo guests to walk among free-flying birds, including laughing kookaburras and lorikeets. For $2, guests can purchase a food stick, allowing the ...

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With Memorial Day quickly approaching, plan a trek to one of the Garden State's 11 lighthouses to experience breathtaking views, as well as a bit of New Jersey history. Lighthouses date all the way back to ancient times with the Ancient Egyptians and Greeks using hundred-foot towers to help ...

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EUGENE, OR — Ski season is upon and Rave, the lifestyle review site, recently published its list of the 10 best ski towns in the United States.  "Hitting the slopes is more than just a hobby for some, it's an outlet or an easy way to leave their worries behind. We want it to be easier for ...

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NEW YORK, NY — The iconic Central Park has the familiar Great Lawn, Sheep Meadow, Strawberry Fields, and a zoo, too.  Yet on a brisk Sunday in late December, a Meetup group met for a tour of some lesser-known points of interest at the north end of the green space in the center of ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — If you’re looking for last-minute New Year’s Eve plans, there are a few family-friendly events happening along the Camden waterfront. The Battleship New Jersey will open its decks to the public for just $10 for both the 6 p.m. or midnight SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the ...

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With the majority of Americans spending up to $200 each on New Year’s Eve every year, the personal finance website WalletHub released its report on 2018’s Best Places for New Year’s Eve Celebrations. WalletHub compared the 100 biggest cities across 28 key metrics. The data set ranges from ...

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TRENTON, NJ — High water levels in the Delaware River have forced the cancellation of the river crossing portion of the annual Christmas Day re-enactment at Washington Crossing State Park in Titusville. The park will proceed with a planned history narration at 12:30 p.m. on December 25 along the ...

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