Tourism

July 13, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Jump for joy....it's the weekend! Don't let Friday the 13th scare you away, there are lots of fun things to do in and around town this weekend! Have a great weekend everyone! Friday July 13 Spirit Animals Glassblowing Class; Morris County School of Glass; 9am - 11am Mini ...

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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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LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - With much anticipation for warmer weather, longer days and salty seas, visitors flock back each year to the Long Beach Island Region to enjoy the many pleasures this resort area brings. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce operates a fully staffed visitor center, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream and 70-year-old Morris Township resident Paul Kiczek proved that as he completed a 1,500-mile bike ride from Key West, FL to his hometown. He was joined by his family at the end of the final leg of his month-long trek ...

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Today, (Wednesday -  May 16) the FAA is reporting for New York’s LaGuardia, Philadelphia, and Newark Liberty airports the following: Due to WEATHER / LOW CEILINGS, departure traffic destined to La Guardia Airport, New York, NY (LGA) is currently experiencing delays averaging 52 ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Cyclists of every skill level are readying their bicycles in anticipation as the 15th annual Tour de Elizabeth that will roll through the city Sunday.  This year’s ride, which is titled “Destination Elizabeth,” will begin and end at City Hall, is a family-friendly, 15-mile ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Two Belmar specialty eateries have made the national food-hopping map. Coney Waffle Ice Cream and Sweet Shop on Ocean Avenue and Hoagitos in Belmar Plaza are featured this month on television shows touting what makes them stand out from the rest. The over-the-top ice cream creations ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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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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: ...

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CLEVELAND, OH - The 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was particularly important this year with the long anticipated induction of Bon Jovi.  With Howard Stern doing the introduction, it was a spectacle. Howard Stern was none to pleased with how long the committee took to ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday spread a message of hope regarding future improvements to NJTransit services and infrastructure due to a proposed $242 million increase in funding for NJTransit for the 2019 fiscal year.  At a press conference held at NJTransit’s Central Maintenance ...

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SPRING LAKE, NJ — Another seal came ashore — this time at the jetty on the south end of Spring Lake's beach. Photographer Nancy Orlowski was walking the beachfront when she spotted this seal at about 3 p.m. on April 18 and took these real-time animated photos. It’s not known whether it returned ...

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Comedian Artie Lange will perform at the Stress Factory in New Brunswick, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Robin Salem, the wife of longtime “Howard Stern Show” engineer Scott Salem, known to listeners as “Scott the Engineer." Robin is recovering from multiple cancers, and has been ...

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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 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK  – New Brunswick Ciclovia will open its 2018 season on Sunday, April 22 for another fun day of open streets and active living for all.  Now in its fifth year, New Brunswick Ciclovia is a family-friendly event that emphasizes healthy living and community building by opening our ...

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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.    

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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: ...

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NEWARK, NJ - If you wanted to define New Jersey, two names come to mind:  Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen.  Travels has had the pleasure of meeting and working with both and can vouch for their love of both the Garden State and greater New York area. This weekend they showed their appreciation ...

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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 ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Exploring helps young people make more informed decisions about future careers and learn about different jobs within a particular field.  In that vein, Aviation Explorer Post 523 will hold its first meeting for young men and women, ages 14-20, on Wednesday, April 18 at 6 p.m., ...

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TAPintoTravels - Whenever there is inclement weather, it pays to keep informed.   Today, (Wednesday -  April  4), the FAA is reporting for New York’s LaGuardia, Philadelphia, and Newark Liberty airports the following: Due to WEATHER / LOW CEILINGS, departure traffic destined to Newark ...

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BRANT BEACH - Are you ready for sun and warmth?  Spring and summer fun is not that far away even though the weather has been so cold recently. The St. Francis Community Center is offering a Basic Boating Safety Course in May.  Registration is open for the course that is being held on Tuesday, ...

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ANNAPOLIS, MD - With Annapolis being a short three hour drive from most of TAPinto country, there is no reason not to visit this show. Annapolis itself is well worth the visit. Annapolis was named one of the most beautiful towns in America in 2016 by Conde Nast and one of the best small towns to ...

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TAPintoTravels - Whenever there is inclement weather, it pays to keep informed.  Today, (Monday -  April  2),   The FAA is reporting for New York’s LaGuardia and Newark Liberty airports the following: Traffic destined to this airport is being delayed at its departure point. Check your ...

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BRONX, NY - For our Yankees fans, the Yankees is postponed until tomorrow.  Sorry! TAP here for updates. For more travel related content, please visit TAPintoTravels.  If you want to skip the work and just get the notifications in real time, follow us on Facebook or sign up for ...

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NEW YORK, NY - TAPintoTravels is at the New York Auto Show and we found a virtual reality program that may just save your young driver’s life. Please check out AT&T’s It Can Wait virtual reality program.  It should stop your child’s texting while driving.  It is that impactful. The ...

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TAPintoTravels - Asbury Park, New Jersey will host their 4th annual Music and Film Festival on April 27 - 29. What is better than hanging out in a beach town while listening to good music, watching great films, and all while supporting some great charities? Okay, maybe doing in mid-summer is a ...

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