Morris County Tourism/Travel Expenditures Reach $2.2 Billion. (Yes. Billion)

May 10, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris County Tourism Bureau is championing the power of tourism during National Travel and Tourism Week (May 6-12) by releasing new data from the 2017 Economic Impact of Tourism in NJ Study by Oxford Economics.  The report reveals a strong year for the County of Morris.

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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 ...

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 ...

Travels Spoiler - Before You Watch the HBO Premier - Check Out Our Coverage of Bon Jovi’s Induction Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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 induct the band.  “Bon Jovi has sold 130 million albums.”, remarked Stern.

Bridge and Tunnel Updates for Weekend Travels

NEW YORK/NEW JERSEY -- The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is alerting drivers of the following traffic updates for the weekend. 

Lane closings are planned for the Bayonne Bridge, George Washington Bridge and the Holland Tunnel this weekend and/or next week for ongoing construction and repair projects.

Bayonne Bridge:

The bridge will be closed from 9 ...

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