Tourism

November 8, 2018

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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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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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Jump for joy....it's the weekend! Don't let Friday the 13th scare you away, there are lots of fun things to do in and around town this weekend! Have a great weekend everyone!   Friday July 13 Spirit Animals Glassblowing Class; Morris County School of Glass; 9am - ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  The Port Authority will be continuing with its road constructions projects over the weekend.  To avoid getting up in caught in needless delays, here are the schedules lane closing for the tunnels and bridges. Bayonne Bridge: The bridge will be closed from 11:59 ...

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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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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - With what is expected to be a record week for holiday travel, motorists in the Garden State are discovering that gasoline prices are down, slightly. AAA Northeast's July 2 weekly survey of gas prices found that the average price is $2.88 in New Jersey. It is one cent less than ...

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NEW YORK, NY -  Driving into Staten Island just became a little easier for metropolitan area commuters.  The Port Authority Board of Commissioners today approved a project to implement a cashless tolling system at the Outerbridge Crossing and Goethals Bridge, which is expected to provide ...

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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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Travels did not get to see Bon Jovi the second night of the Madison Square Gardens set. However, their opening band was kind enough to send us a statement.  That is a nice consolation! “This House is not for Sale” tour is special in that Bon Jovi brought on local talent to headline for them in ...

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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, ...

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NEW YORK, NY - If you are traveling around the region this weekend, there are going to be some projects delaying or rerouting your trip.  There will be plenty of work going in the region, according to press releases from the Port Authority of New York/New Jersey. The following lane closings are ...

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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 ...

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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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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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NEWARK, NJ - TAPintoTravels got a special invite to see the new Taylor Swift Experience exhibit at  the Newark GRAMMY 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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TAPintoTravels - There may be snow on the ground now, but many families plan their summer activities early by scoring discounted tickets for the Garden State's amusement attractions. Yes, pretty much all of the popular New Jersey amusement attractions offer deals on tickets for the upcoming summer ...

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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. 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 display is in ...

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NEW YORK - File this one under family fun! The New York International Auto Show is providing much more than exciting car launches.  The show offers more family friendly events than ever before. Some of our favorite family friendly displays and activities are: Jeeps’ Camp Jeep takes ...

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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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Top Ten Things to do in Somerset County:  Weekend Top 10: 3.23 to 3.25 1. 5k Race to Wellness, Duke Island Park 2. A Virtual Tour of the Moon, Duke Farms 3. Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, The Bernards Inn 4. Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? – Opening Weekend, Villagers ...

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