Tourism

July 24, 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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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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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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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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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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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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Belmar's beaches on Ocean Avenue are open and not affected by the closing of the L Street beach, which is located on the other side of town off Route 35 along the Shark River.  BELMAR, NJ — The L Street Beach along the Shark River remains closed due to unsafe swimming triggered by ...

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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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Olean, NY - For those interested in the Royal Wedding. Here is a TAPinto special. In their May 18 podcast, Giles Bootheway, a British citizen who teaches at St. Bonaventure University, shares his thoughts on the Royal Wedding with TAPinto Greater Olean Co-editor Richard ...

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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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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 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced on December 20, 2013 a phased enforcement plan for the REAL ID ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris County Tourism Bureau is championing the power of tourism during National Travel and Tourism Week (May 6-12) by releasing new data from the 2017 Economic Impact of Tourism in NJ Study by Oxford Economics.  The report reveals a strong year for the County of ...

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ROXBURY, NJ –  During World War I, residents of New York City’s East Side began holding informal gatherings in the streets to honor people from their neighborhoods who were serving the Armed Forces. One hundred years later, “block parties” have become a favorite festive way for neighbors to ...

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TORONTO, ON -- The start of the Major League Baseball season means summer is drawing closer. While there are no MLB teams to follow in the Greater Olean or Buffalo areas for summer, a trip across the border to Canada leads to the Toronto Blue Jays of the American League East. The Rogers Centre, ...

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BRANT BEACH - 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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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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ANNAPOLIS, MD - With Annapolis being a short three hour drive from most of TAPinto country, there is no reason not to visit this show from April 20 - 22. Annapolis itself is well worth the visit. Annapolis was named one of the most beautiful towns in America in 2016 by Conde Nast and one of the ...

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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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BRONX, NY - For our Yankees fans, the Yankees home opener is postponed until tomorrow.  Sorry! TAP here for updates. For more travel related content, please visit TAPintoTravels.  If you want to skip the work and just get the notifications in real time, follow us on Facebook or sign up ...

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NEW YORK CITY - Tickets are now available for the Tribeca Film Festival. This event is accessible to nearly 90% of our 7 million New York metropolitan readers.  It is a must attend event of the year. The package offerings can be found here. The Film and Event Schedule can be found ...

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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. Please 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 ...

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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 - 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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TAPintoTravels - The Marine Air Terminal at New York City’s LaGuardia Airport is the only first-generation, air terminal left operating in the U.S. The Art Deco building heralds to the golden age of the flying boat, when traveling was new, glamorous, and the subject of adventure novels. Now ...

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CLINTON, NJ –  The First Annual Red Mill Retro Ride will be held May 19 and everyone is welcome to attend. The ride encourages participants to use vintage/antique/retro bicycles and wear period outfits, but it is not required. Tune up your bike bell, shine up your shoes, dust off your basket, ...

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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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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers University’s Eagleton Institute of Politics will host former presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton on March 29. Originally scheduled for the College Avenue Gym, the event, entitled “A Conversation with the Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton,” has been moved to the ...

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