Tourism

April 4, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - A high wind advisory is in effect until midnight tonight reported by the New York office of the National Weather Service. Wind speeds will vary from 20 to 25 mph but can gust upwards of 55 mph. Due to the strength of the winds, there is potential for downed trees, tree limbs and ...

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TAPintoTravels - Whenever there is inclement weather, it pays to keep informed.   Today, (Wednesday -  April  4), the FAA is reporting for New York’s LaGuardia, Philadelphia, and Newark Liberty airports the following: Due to WEATHER / LOW CEILINGS, departure traffic destined to Newark ...

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NEW YORK, NY - Today, Genesis unveiled its groundbreaking Essentia Concept at the New York International Auto Show. The all-electric, high-performance concept elevates and reimagines the "Athletic Elegance" design paradigm, while providing a vision of future Genesis product performance and ...

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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 - 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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BELMAR, NJ — Children can learn how to sail or discover the wonders of the Shark River during two programs to be held weekly this summer by Friends of the Belmar Harbor. Registration now is open for FOBH’s Junior Sailing and Discovery Camp programs, which will be held from June 18 through August ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has cleared the way for the city to negotiate to build a commuter ferry terminal on the Bayonne waterfront. In a press release sent from Mayor Jimmy Davis’ 2018 campaign office, Davis said the city is looking to build a terminal at the ...

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NJ Transit will suspend bus service statewide at 3 p.m. today, Wednesday, March 21.  Cross-honoring in effect.  For more information, visit NJ Transit. To receive updates by email, sign up at here and select Travel section.  For general travel articles, visit TAPintoTravels.  Or ...

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TAPintoTravels - If you have traveled a lot, you have had a canceled flight.  Do you know how to do an airport in such cases? Well, on a recent canceled flight on Norwegian Air from Berlin to New York, we had to do it.  Our experience is now your gain. The slide show above shows you step by ...

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TAPintoTravels - After three Nor’easters, you would think we could catch a break. They do say the fourth one is always the best.  This time, we should be very well practiced. By now, you know the drill. This article has advice on local and airline support services. You may want to bookmark the ...

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - The 25th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival at the Walt Disney World Resort continues through May 28, 2018. The first festival in was a 38-day celebration, for 2018 it is 90 days of gardens and topiaries. 2018 is also the 35th anniversary of Epcot. The Epcot ...

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Lane closings are planned for the George Washington Bridge and the Holland Tunnel this weekend and/or next week for ongoing construction and repair projects. Holland Tunnel: One westbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Sunday, March 11, through Thursday, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – Two big storms in a week caused about 460,000 JCP&L customers to lose power.  The company restored power to about 320,000 that lost power during the first storm with 17,000 customers still waiting to have their power restored when this most recent second storm hit Wednesday.  The ...

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL - On Friday, television stars, athletes and other celebrities participated in the Tim Tebow Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic at the TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course.  Players included Tim Tebow, Johnny Damon, Brandon Marshall, Chip and Joanna Gaines, Florida Gators Head Football ...

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PRINCETON, NJ — March is Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross is asking people across New Jersey to become a hero by giving blood, becoming a volunteer or making a donation to #help1family on Giving Day – March 28.   “The Red Cross is powered by our volunteer heroes who give of their time, ...

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TAPintoTravels -  TAPintoTravels’ Erich Templin and TAPinto Greater Olean’s Rich Lee are both on the road at separate events in Florida.   Rich is following the Mets training camp while Erich is reporting on the Tim Tebow Foundation Celebrity Golf Outing. Erich Templin is set to provide ...

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TAPintoTravels - The American Red Cross will kick off March for Red Cross Month with a ceremony and flag raising aboard the Battleship New Jersey on Sunday, March 4 at noon.  The ceremony, which will feature remarks from the Mayor of Camden, Francisco Moran, will take place on the forecastle ...

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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were honored prior to the New York Mets’ first spring training game Friday. Prior to the start of the game with the Atlanta Braves at First Digital Field, the crowd paused for a moment of silence to honor the 17 people ...

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PARKLAND, FL - For Parkland photographer and mom, Paulina Splechta, photography is not only her livelihood, it's also her passion.  After the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, she is using her photography skills to help to bring unity and change.  Most recently, she captured the flowers, signs, ...

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TAPintoTravels - The International Toy Fair of New York ended earlier this week, but we are not done telling you about all the cool new stuff coming out. The fair was enormous with over a thousand toymakers.  However, we have selected a few toys that we believe our readers will most value and ...

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TAPintoTravels - The International Toy Fair may have ended yesterday, but we are not done sharing with you our picks from the show.   These are the products that we feel are the most innovative and your family will really enjoy.  We shall dub them the TAPintoTravels Toy of the Year Awards or ...

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TAPintoTravels - All U.S. citizens should be aware that passport fees are set to increase this spring. The U.S. Department of State is raising the Passport Execution Fee from $25.00 to $35.00 on April 2. The fee is mandated by the Department of State. It applies to passport applications that are ...

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TAPintoTravels - The Winter Olympics are in South Korea and many members of the TAPinto community are there competing, spectating, traveling, or behind the scenes. For TAPinto athletic competitors, see this article. For TAPinto professional broadcasters, see this article on a Cranford High ...

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TAPintoTravels - A new business in Sparta offers fitness for mind and body for area children and adults.  The high ceilings and big windows make the facility feel open and light.  The homework bar by the entrance indicates the mission of the facility.  MindFit USA, the brain child of Michael ...

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TAPintoTravels - "Romancing the Stars," a special Valentine's Day "date night" presentation will be hosted at the Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium In Branchburg, NJ on Saturday, Feb.10, at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 7 p.m. Couples ages 16 and older are invited to enjoy a ...

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TAPintoTravels is here to inspire traveling in any form.  Whether it is a visit to a neighboring town or traveling to an exotic land, it is travel and we salute you.  We also like to highlight those people in the TAPinto community who make traveling part of their lives. This week we are ...

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TAPintoTravels — All eyes were on the groundhog yesterday, but it was a baby seal that stole the spotlight yesterday at the Belmar marina. During the morning of February 1, borough public works employees were working at the marina’s boat ramp when they noticed the gray pup sitting on the jet-ski ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Responding to a request from TAPintoTravels, United Airlines’ Spokesperson provided this statement regarding the now viral sensation surrounding “Dexter the Peacock”.  For our original story, please go to TAPintoTravels. For context, the conversation occurred in the lobby. Please ...

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - The 25th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival will kick off spring at Walt Disney World Resort Feb. 28 and continue through May 28, 2018. The first festival in was a 38-day celebration, for 2018 it expands to 90 days of gardens and topiaries. 2018 is also the 35th ...

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CHICAGO, IL - United Airlines has eliminated charges for customers' second checked bag on all routes from North America to China and Hong Kong including those originating at Newark Liberty Airport.  "We are responding to valuable feedback from customers who are seeking added benefits when they ...

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