Tourism

February 9, 2018

TAPinto Travels - The opening ceremony for the XXIII Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang starts at 8PM KT on Friday which is 6AM EST.   Do not fret!  Although, Korea is 14 hours after EST and the opening ceremony is at the early hours of our rush hour, you will still be able to see them.  NBC ...

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TAPintoTravels features a new city each week.  This week, we are featuring our home base of New York City.  The TAPinto community is blessed with access to one of the greatest cities of the world. With easy access by car or train, we encourage you to consider a staycation in the City and enjoy ...

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Union County residents and visitors are invited to enjoy two free educational programs at the Trailside Nature and Science Center, a talk on African-American history in February focusing on Union County, and a “photographic tour” of outer space in March. “Trailside is a wonderful public resource ...

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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 see below for ...

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TAPintoTravels - According to the travel blog site Live and Let’s Fly, United Airlines denied access to an emotional support peacock at Newark Liberty Airport.  The passenger protested, claiming that a seat had been purchased for the accompanying peacock. At the time this article was published, ...

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If an overseas trip is in your spring travel plans, now is the best time to make sure your passport is in order, according to the Monmouth County Clerk’s Office. “It’s time to apply for or renew your passport, if you are planning spring travel out of the country. Many countries require six ...

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TOMS RIVER - The Ocean County Board of Freeholders are strongly opposed to a Trump administration plan to expand offshore oil and gas drilling to the waters of nearly every coastal state in the nation.. The proposal by the Trump Administration includes 47 potential lease sales in 25 of the 26 ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Verizon wants to bring free wireless and enhanced cellular service to the Belmar beachfront as early as Memorial Day. Under a proposal presented to the Belmar Council on January 17, the “trial project” would be the first of its kind in United States for the telecommunications giant, ...

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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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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- The Morris County Office of Emergency Management continues to monitor the pending coastal storm and its impact to Morris County. A Hazardous Weather Outlook has been issued for Northern New Jersey at this time. It is anticipated that Morris County will be greeted by snow early ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Completion of the dredging of the Shark River channels situated off the Belmar Marina will bring the start of another dredging project at the entrance of the Shark River Inlet. Since early September, the N.J. Department of Transportation (DOT) has been removing 102,000 cubic yards ...

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TRENTON - The New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry on Thursday, November 16 officially launched a new smart device tool to enhance visits to state parks by helping users plan visits around the state park system's vast network of trails. The Trail Tracker application, demonstrated by the ...

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Nationally, record-breaking numbers of Americans plan to travel during the year-end holidays FLORHAM PARK, NJ — AAA forecasts 107 million people, including 2.6 million in New Jersey, will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. This is the highest ...

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ELIZABETH,NJ--This October 2017 marked a milestone in New Jersey State tourism history. Expanding for the first time ever in its history of tourism for the state, a major cruise line now has excursion opportunities for passengers to discover one of New Jersey’s oldest and most historic cities, ...

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MANVILLE, NJ  - What has become known as the world's largest veterans' parade will pause for a ceremony at Manville High School on Wednesday, Dec. 13 as the Wreaths Across America 18-truck convoy heads to Arlington National Cemetery for the annual wreath-laying on the graves of US veterans. The ...

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