Tourism

August 18, 2018

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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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 ...

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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 Long Beach Island to enjoy the many pleasures this resort area brings. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce operates a fully staffed visitor center, who always ...

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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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NEWARK, NJ - Travels is excited to be backstage for the Bon Jovi concert in the Newark Prudential Center. Nothing says Jersey more than the rockers of Bon Jovi.  We look forward to seeing them in Cleveland next week.    

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BRANT BEACH, NJ - 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 ...

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TAPintoTravels — Look up in the trees and you may just spot the pair of bald eagles flying around both Lake Como and Belmar these days. Nancy Shaer Bilow of Lake Como was walking her dog last week after the snowstorm and saw them in a tree on the west end of the expansive lake. “Based on their ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – Rutgers University’s Eagleton Institute of Politics will host former presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton on March 29. Originally scheduled for the College Avenue Gym, the event, entitled “A Conversation with the Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton,” has been moved to the ...

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TAPintoTravels - Bruce Springsteen's historic sold-out series of performances of his one man show “Springsteen On Broadway” at Jujamcyn's Walter Kerr Theatre will be extended through a final New York City show December 15, 2018.  Eighty-one additional shows will go on sale for performances July ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Hillary Rodham Clinton will discuss American democracy and its institutions, her political career and her role in the women’s political movement during a public conversation March 29 hosted by the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. Clinton, a ...

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PRINCETON, NJ — March is Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross is asking people across New Jersey to become a hero by giving blood, becoming a volunteer or making a donation to #help1family on Giving Day – March 28.   “The Red Cross is powered by our volunteer heroes who give of their time, ...

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TAPintoTravels - The American Red Cross will kick off March for Red Cross Month with a ceremony and flag raising aboard the Battleship New Jersey on Sunday, March 4 at noon.  The ceremony, which will feature remarks from the Mayor of Camden, Francisco Moran, will take place on the forecastle ...

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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were honored prior to the New York Mets’ first spring training game Friday. Prior to the start of the game with the Atlanta Braves at First Digital Field, the crowd paused for a moment of silence to honor the 17 people ...

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TAPintoTravels - If you wanted to define New Jersey, two names come to mind: Jon Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen.  Fortunately, they will both be performing in the TAPinto area in April. While the Boss is performing on Broadway for his sold out show, Bon Jovi will play in Newark on April 7 & ...

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TAPintoTravels - If you saw our article, you know about the Polar Bear Plunge this Saturday to support the Special Olympics.  If you cannot be there, but want to see the festivities, this press release tells you how you can. WHAT: Tomorrow, February 24 from 9am-1pm ET, thousands of people will ...

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TAPintoTravels - The New York International Auto Show is only a month away.  This has been a New York tradition, since 1900.   Visitors come from all around world to enjoy the premier auto event.  For the TAPinto community, it is just a local trip across the rivers. TAPintoTravels was there ...

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