Tourism

April 4, 2018

BAYONNE, NJ – The final portion of the NJ Turnpike Exit 14A construction project is slated to begin on Wednesday night at 8 p.m. Weather permitting, work will continue for the next 15 nights to complete the project on the highway’s toll plaza and area roadways, according to a post on the city’s ...

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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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TAPintoTravels - Whenever there is inclement weather, it pays to keep informed.  Today, (Monday -  April  2),   The FAA is reporting for New York’s LaGuardia and Newark Liberty airports the following: Traffic destined to this airport is being delayed at its departure point. Check your ...

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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 — Look up in the trees and you may just spot the pair of bald eagles flying around both Lake Como and Belmar these days. Nancy Shaer Bilow of Lake Como was walking her dog last week after the snowstorm and saw them in a tree on the west end of the expansive lake. “Based on their ...

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Volvo took the top honor this year with the XC60 being named “World Car of the Year” at the New York International Car Show. Volvo acceptance speech for the award: For more travel related content, please visit TAPintoTravels.  If you want to skip the work and just get the ...

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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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WASHINGTON, DC - Senators Jeff Flake of Arizona and Cory Booker of New Jersey had a spirited snow ball fight in front of Capital Hill.  This combines multiple things that we like at TAPintoTravels.  It includes extended work travel, a great tourist city, and two grown men having fun. Is it ...

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TAPintoTravels - Whenever there is inclement weather, it pays to keep informed.  Today, (Thursday, March 22), the FAA is reporting a normal return to service with less than 15 minute delays.  LaGuardia has reported that 90% of scheduled flights are scheduled to takeoff.  Newark Liberty is reporting ...

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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 - Whenever there is inclement weather, it pays to keep informed.  Tomorrow, (Wednesday -  March 21), 780 flights from Newark and 440 from JFK are already canceled.  LaGuardia canceled 590.  In other words, you are probably snowed in today. Most Airlines now offer APP, text, or ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Following the arrest of Zachary Cruz for trespassing on the grounds of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Monday, Cruz was involuntarily committed under the Baker Act for a mental health evaluation, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office (BSO).  The BSO announced it filed for ...

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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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TAPintoTravels - The New York International Auto Show is only a month away.  This has been a New York tradition, since 1900.   Visitors come from all around world to enjoy the premier auto event.  For the TAPinto community, it is just a local trip across the rivers. TAPintoTravels was there ...

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TRENTON, NJ — If you were at Newark Liberty International Airport on Monday, March 12 between 12:45 and 9 p.m., you may have been exposed to measles and should contact your health care provider. The N.J. Department of Health has issued a public health alert after a child with a confirmed case of ...

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TAPintoTravels - After a couple of difficult travel days, the local airports are returning to normal.  The FAA is reportin only 10 to 15 minute delays.  Allow extra times for the commute to the airport and you should be fine. Just keep these ideas and links fresh in mind for future travels.  You ...

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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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TAPintoTravels - Whenever there is incremental weather, it pays to keep informed.  Today, 540 flights from Newark have already canceled.  450 from JFK and 425 from LaGuardia.  In other words, you are probably screwed today. Most Airlines now offer APP, text, or email updates to flight delays.

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL - The Tim Tebow Foundation hosted its 8th annual Celebrity Golf Classic on Mar 3 preceeded by a Red Carpet Gala event on Friday night.  The Tournament Player Club (TPC) at Sawgrass hosted both events on their beautiful Stadium Course and clubhouse in Ponte Vedra Beach. Tim ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Hillary Rodham Clinton will discuss American democracy and its institutions, her political career and her role in the women’s political movement during a public conversation March 29 hosted by the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. Clinton, a ...

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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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TAPintoTravels presents: Local Weekend Activities Camden - Travel Suggestion - Visit the Battleship New Jersey in Camden on Mar 4 to Support the Red Cross New Brunswick - Weekend Local Travel Ideas - New Brunswick New York - Here is a Last Minute Local Travel Idea - See Paul Nicklen ...

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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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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ  – On Saturday, Feb 24, an anticipated 7,000 people will brave the chilly waters of the Atlantic Ocean, participating in the annual Polar Bear Plunge in Seaside Heights, all to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics New Jersey. This Plunge is especially noteworthy ...

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TAPintoTravels - Some of the fun travel opportunities that TAPintoTravels gets to participate in are exclusive events that the TAPinto community cannot attend.  It gives us the exclusive opportunity to bring new news to our readers that they would otherwise not receive. Sometimes they are ...

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TAPintoTravels - As you know, we are here to encourage you to travel.  Unfortunately, the New York Toy Fair is one place virtually none of you can go.  So, unless you have been tirelessly been searching the internet, you are not up to date on what toys your children will be wanting ...

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TAPintoTravels - Google just doubled down on New York City with a cool $2 billion plus purchase of Chelsea Market. Google already purchased its New York City - Chelsea Headquarters in 2010 for nearly $1.8 billion.   Chelsea Market is a New York landmark known now for its food court and high ...

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BELMAR, NJ — An artisan shop that crafts specialty doughnuts with all sorts of fillings and toppings has made its way to downtown Belmar. Main Street Donuts celebrated its grand opening on February 10, where Mayor Matthew Doherty and members of the Belmar Business Partnership officially welcomed ...

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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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