Tourism

July 23, 2018

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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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - Seven competitors battled it out at Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment's 3rd Annual BBQ Battle on Saturday, July 14, all vying for $2,000 in prizes and most importantly, bragging rights.  The BBQ categories of best Ribs, Brisket, Chicken, and Pulled Pork, came with a $500 ...

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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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LONG BEACH ISLAND –Tuesday entertainment headlines with a free concert from 7-9 p.m. at Bayview Park in Long Beach Township.  Chris Fritz and the Impulsives are performing  Visitors are reminded to bring a beach chair, a cooler to enjoy the concert and beautiful sunset at the bay.  Here is the ...

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STAFFORD - 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 calendars to ...

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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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NEWARK, N.J. — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is preparing for another record-breaking travel season this summer, as 243 million passengers and crew are projected to come through security checkpoints nationwide between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Last summer, TSA screened more ...

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RICHMOND, VA  – You come to an airport checkpoint hoping to catch your flight and arrive at your destination safely and on time. Seems simple enough, but sometimes something you weren’t expecting comes up at the checkpoint and it slows you down. Meet Deborah Simms and Ryan Seymour, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Vulcan Pioneers of New Brunswick, comprising the city's Black Fire Fighters Association, will host the Juneteenth Parade on Saturday, June 16 to commemorate the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth celebrations are held across the country to mark the announcement of the ...

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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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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department advised drivers to avoid the intersection of South Wood Ave and Linden Avenue due to a traffic signal outage Wednesday afternoon. The traffic signal outage has caused significant traffic backups. Plan alternate route. Repairs are underway and will take at ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department has updated the situation involving the overturned tanker crash on Route 1 this morning. Route 1 will remain closed in both directions between Pleasant St & S Wood Avenue for the next several hours for cleanup efforts. Clean up efforts are expected to ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A tractor-trailer traveling North on S. Stiles Street attempted to make a left turn southbound on Route 1 when it turned onto its side this morning.  The tanker ruptured during the crash, spilling 9000 gallons of gasoline onto the roadway. Route 1 is closed in both directions ...

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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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WEST BAY, ROATAN - One of TAPinto’s Publishers is producing the live broadcast of the Caribbean Cup Freediving Competition in Roatan. Travels caught up with Erich Templin to get his insights on the Competition and the Island of Roatan.  Erich is the Publisher of TAPinto’ s travel brand. What ...

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

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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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LINDEN, NJ - The Goethals Bridge to New Jersey will be closed to all traffic beginning 9 p.m. Friday, May 18 until 9 p.m. Sunday, May 20.  The Eastbound to NY will remain open. Officials said the closure is necessary to construct the entry and exit ramps for the new westbound span. At 9 p.m.

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders have developed resources you can use to report potholes encountered while driving on Union County roads.  "We certainly encourage drivers and commuters to report any pothole they encounter on roads throughout Union County to the ...

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Travels recommends that you always travel with a passport, even domestically.  The U.S. Passport is our national I.D.  With it you will be able to fly domestically to any state.  The DOHS offers this further explanation: The REAL ID Act establishes minimum security standards for license ...

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Early this morning, David Hogg announced a national walkout day April 20.  The event will begin at 10 a.m. Events are planned for students across the country. You can find more information on those events at this website. For more regularly updated information, please visit here.    

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LINDEN, NJ - 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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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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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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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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TAPintoTravels - With Governor Murphy’s expansion of access to medical marijuana, more patients will be seeking the treatment.  There are only 5 dispensaries in New Jersey, so most patients will have to travel for their prescriptions. TAPinto communities hosts 2 of the current locations ...

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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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NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC – Although winning late is critical, in the NFL seasons are built with early September wins. A team never wants to fall too far behind in the standings. Those early losses always seem to bite and eking out an early win can mean the difference between winning a wildcard spot ...

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