Tourism

July 13, 2019

NEW JERSEY - Keeping the kids busy during the long summer months or entertaining visiting relatives can be challenging and expensive. Of course trips to one of the Garden State's amusement or splash parks is a must as is heading to the Jersey Shore, there are actually some free activities in New ...

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CHARLESTON, SC - Last month, the South Carolina Aquarium was awarded a 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The Institute of Museum of Library Service pays tribute to organizations “that are making a difference for individuals, families, and communities.” The Institute noted that the ...

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NEW JEREY - Fireworks cap off the Fourth of July fun every year, but some towns get the July 4 celebration started early, holding fireworks at the end of June. Here is TAPinto’s go-to list for the hottest and brightest 2019 Fourth of July fireworks celebrations. Atlantic Highlands - The ...

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NEW JERSEY - The Garden State has not seen a lot of sun this week, but the calendar finally says summer. Today is the official first day of summer and the longest day of the year. While June 21 does not look terribly sunny so far on Friday, sunshine is on the way. Forecasters are predicting a dry ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The arrival of spring means 5,000 cherry blossom trees will sprout in Branch Brook Park, and there is a week of festivities planned for the occasion. MORE: Check on Branch Brook Park's cherry blossoms with this live stream The 43rd annual Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival will ...

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PATERSON, NJ - U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Gov. Phil Murphy, Mayor and Andre Sayegh, joined dozens of residents, supporters, and visitors in a celebration the tenth anniversary of Paterson Great Falls National Historic Park on Friday. In a ceremony overlooking ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - It was the first decade of the Cold War and the era that sparked rock 'n roll when TV was bringing Ed Sullivan into everyone's living room, and suburban development was creating more bedroom communities outside the cities. The 1950s brought changes in the culture that are ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Holiday activities at the nearby Historic Village at Allaire are among a host of events planned this month at New Jersey state parks, culminating with the annual re-enactment of Gen. George Washington's crossing of the Delaware River on Christmas Day. At Allaire State Park in ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -   The 27th Annual Gingerbread Wonderland at Frelinghuysen Arboretum is a candy lovers dream.  The incredible masterpieces can be viewed through Sunday, December 9. There is also a Craft Show on weekends. The Gingerbread Wonderland gives people of all ages an opportunity to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Learn how the 2nd NJ Brigade soldiers prepared food, built winter huts to keep warm, and wrote letters home to loved ones. Stop by the historic Vail House to read actual letters from Union troops, and admire the simple, yet elegant, period decorations to provide a touch of ...

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PATERSON, NJ - In a Friday ceremony punctuated by moving song and poetry performances by four talented Paterson residents, Mayor Andre Sayegh led a cadre of national, state, and county officials in announcing the launch of the next phase of Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park ...

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RED BANK, NJ – The Red Bank Library offers an array of events throughout the year.  One of the best is the Red Bank Historical Walking Tour, led by Cathy Lou Colmogren.    When: Saturday, October 20th, 11:00am Where: Begins at the Eisner Public Library and ends at the Galleria What Else:  ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Wings of Freedom Tour will land at Morristown Airport on September 4 as part of a 110 city tour. The tour brings the Flying Fortress “Nine O Nine," B-24 Liberator “Witchcraft,” B-25 Mitchell "Tondelayo" bombers and P-51 Mustang "Toulouse Nuts" fighter, to the Morristown ...

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EAST AMWELL, NJ – For more than 500 Hunterdon people, it’s the biggest five days of the year. It’s the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair, running Wednesday through Sunday, Aug. 22-26 at the Roger K. Everitt Fairgrounds here. Whether showing sheep, demonstrating robots, performing ...

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The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders in partnership with Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. will be hosting the annual county fair from Thursday, Aug. 16 to Sunday, Aug. 19 at Garret Mountain Reservation. The County Fair will be open from 6 to 11 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 3 ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair History Center has announced six self guided walking tours open to the public.  Designed for participants to take on their own time and at their own pace, the walking tours are available as downloadable PDFs on our website:www.montclairhistory.org. Printed ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Do you have plans this weekend? If you don’t, check out our editor’s picks for some of the best things to do in and around Franklin Township. Click on the headlines below for more details: Friday, Aug. 10 4-H Fair Returning to North Branch Park in Early August The ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ -  Red Bank is making final preparations for one of the town's most popular annual weekend events. This year the Monmouth Film Festival (MFF) will be held August 10-12, again at The Two River Theater. The MFF will showcase NJ talent, and that of artists from around the country ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – Jersey tomatoes, sweet home-grown corn and local craft beers will be featured at the annual Corn, Tomato and Beer Festival here from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4. Flemington Community Partnership, which is organizing the event, expect several thousand people to attend the ...

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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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STAFFORD, NJ - The Ocean County chapter of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh will again be hosting the Ocean County Irish Festival.  The event will again be held at the Manahawkin Lake Park in Manahawkin.   The event takes place on one big day, Saturday, September 8.  Please mark your ...

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