Tourism

May 24, 2019

LONG BEACH ISLAND - It is Memorial Day weekend!  The official kickoff to the 2019 summer season. The Tide Table Group of Restaurants is our Presenting Sponsor for our 2019 summer entertainment guide.  Old Causeway Steak and Oyster House: 1201 E. Bay Avenue in Manahawkin Friday 10 p.m:  ...

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NEW JERSEY - Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial beginning of summer along the Jersey Shore. While many Garden State residents will be heading to the beach this Memorial Day weekend, a large number will also commemorate Memorial Day with local parades and ceremonies. Here is a go-to guide to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Crystal Springs Family Waterpark, the first municipal waterpark in New Jersey, offers a crystal clear experience in outdoor recreational water activities. Crystal Springs is an accessible facility for all patrons to enjoy. The barrier-free access meets all regulations as ...

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NEW JERSEY - With many schools off for spring break this week and with Memorial Day only 35 days away, 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 ...

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Choosing that perfect ship can be tricky and exhausting. Cruise lines seem similar at first but each cruise line offers many different options, destinations, different type cabins, shore excursions etc. Ships, from the same cruise line, can offer different experiences based on the age and size of a ...

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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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PISCATAWAY, NJ - ‘Tis the season to gather with your neighbors for the Township’s Annual Christmas tree lighting on Friday, Dec. 7th at 7:00 p.m. The family event will take place on the front lawn of the Piscataway Municipal Complex at 455 Hoes Lane.   Hot chocolate and cookies will be served ...

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Jenni Preziotti-Gamble, one of the founders of the Watsessing Park Conservancy in Essex County, shared her recipe for a Bourbon Yam Soufflé with TAPinto Bloomfield a couple of years ago, and TAPinto.net editors can’t stop talking about it. This recipe tied for “Best Side” in the People of ...

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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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This Weekend in Red Bank, NJ: It's the Convergence of Hollywood, NYC Film, European influence, and raw Home Grown NJ Talent, all Here in New Jersey; The International Monmouth Film Festival.  RED BANK, NJ:  Can you feel it? There's a palpable buzz in New Jersey as final preparations are being ...

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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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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The 15th Annual Maplewoodstock Music and Arts Festival, a free, two-day, live music and arts event, will be held this Saturday, July 14, and Sunday, July 15, from noon until 10 p.m. each day in Memorial Park.    The 23 bands performing were selected from a record-high 109 ...

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When it comes to a vibrant oceanfront that is second to none, Belmar is that good. BELMAR, NJ — Stretching more than one mile along 21 blocks, nothing compares to Belmar’s beachfront when summer rolls into this popular Jersey Shore town. Belmar is a perennial favorite among day-trippers, ...

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FAR HILLS, N.J. — Moorland Farm provides a venue unlike any other, open just two weekends a year in providing the rare ability to get behind the gates at one of Somerset County's most majestic properties. The Mars Essex Horse Trials & Family Country Weekend takes this VIP access even further ...

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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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