Tourism

August 19, 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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ROXBURY, NJ - It’s never too hot and humid to think “holidays.” Vendor/crafter registration is now open for Roxbury’s 4th Annual Home for the Holidays street festival scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 1.  Go to www.roxburynj.us/holidays to get registration form.  Vendors are encouraged to ...

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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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FlORHAM PARK , N.J.- When compared to a new car’s built-in infotainment system, Apple CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto are less distracting because the cloud-based software makes it easier to make calls and program navigation while driving. But that doesn’t mean using smartphone-based ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - At least they waited until after the Fourth of July fireworks were over before starting.   PATH stations at Exchange Place and the World Trade Center (WTC) will close at 11:59 p.m. this Friday, July 6, and remain closed until 5 a.m. Monday, July 9, to allow crews to transition ...

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There are plenty of  fireworks planned for this week and beyond, so make plans and get the blankets and chairs ready to find the best spot to view. July 3 and July 4 Keansburg at the Keansburg Amusement Park at 9 p.m. July 4 Chatham Borough at Chatham Middle School at ...

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State Farm Indemnity Company will cut its rates in New Jersey. As a result, its overall personal auto rate will drop by up to 2.7%. The total state-wide expected impact for State Farm Indemnity Company by this rate decrease in New Jersey will be approximately $15.5 million.   “State Farm ...

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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 this weekend 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 ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Parkland Cares will hold a Charity Golf Tournament on Thursday, May 17 at Parkland Golf & Country Club, with 100% of the proceeds going to the Jason Taylor Reading Room and Parkland Cares.  The event is presented by StevenDouglas and former NFL player and Hall of Famer Jason ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Interested in original art by area artists? "Come to the Small Works Art Show, and support local history at the same time,” says Catherine Langley, co-chair of the event, which will benefit Friends of Historic Flemington. The show and sale will be Saturday, May 19 from 11 ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in New Jersey is $2.89 today, unchanged from last week, but 20 cents higher than a month ago and 50 cents high than May 7, 2017. The survey of prices was conducted by AAA Northeast.  On the national scene, the survey found the ...

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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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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar businesses will need to toss those plastic bags and find a more environmentally friendly way to bag purchases. And they would be given until next spring to find that new alternative, under a proposed measure introduced on May 1 by the borough council. If the ordinance is ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ:   There are heroes among us. Every day men and women who do extraordinary things with grace, modesty and an inner strength that is a model for current and future generations. Worldwide crises, striking close to home, beckon action from those who possess the talent to help and the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ –  During World War I, residents of New York City’s East Side began holding informal gatherings in the streets to honor people from their neighborhoods who were serving the Armed Forces. One hundred years later, “block parties” have become a favorite festive way for neighbors to ...

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The Palmer Opera House & Event Center is excited to present the Allegany County Arts & Music Road Rally and Scavenger Hunt on Saturday May 19!  Follow Clues to Discover Allegany County's Rich Music and Arts Treasures & Preserve & Record the Moments With Your Original "Selfies" and A ...

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BRANT BEACH - The Long Beach Island Shuttle, an extremely popular service for visitors and residents of Long Beach Island, will have a fee for the first time beginning Memorial Day weekend.  The Long Beach Township Board of Commissioners made the announcement at their meeting on Monday, April ...

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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 now 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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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Law enforcement officers from the Morris County Park Police will be cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey’s UDrive. UText. UPay. enforcement campaign. Beginning April 1 and running through April 21, the high visibility law enforcement ...

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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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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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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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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 - Easter means egg hunts, egg decorating, an overabundance of chocolate and of course Peeps, but if you're a Jersey guy or gal there is something else on the agenda for this Easter weekend; scoring discounted tickets for the Garden State's amusement attractions. Yes, pretty much all ...

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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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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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SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA - The ALJ Travelers are spending spring break in Costa Rica.  23 students and four chaperones are off for a ten day high adventure trip led by Arthur L. Johnson High School teacher Fredy Reyes and assisted by Jamie Wronski and Nicholas Reyes.   After multiple flights and a ...

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NEW YORK CITY - Tickets are now available for the Tribeca Film Festival. This event is accessible to nearly 90% of our 7 million New York metropolitan readers.  It is a must attend event of the year. The package offerings can be found here. The Film and Event Schedule can be found ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Somerset Patriots Manager Emeritus and Cy Young Award recipient Sparky Lyle will be the honoree at the 28th Annual Somerset County Park Foundation Raymond L. Hughes Memorial Pro-Celebrity Golf Tournament. Lyle will join local golfers and more than 50 athletes from Major League ...

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