Tourism

April 16, 2021

NEWARK, NJ – The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey kicked off an $84.2 million capital project this week to renovate and upgrade one of Newark Liberty International Airport’s major runways.  The project is planned to generate more than $144 million in economic activity for the region and ...

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TRENTON — Gov. Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Department of Health issued new COVID-19 travel guidance on Monday, which follow updated travel recommendations released by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) earlier this month. “While the pandemic is not over, our vaccination program and ...

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CLEMENTON, NJ — An anonymous buyer has bid $2.37 million to rescue one of our nation's oldest amusement parks, 12 miles south of Camden, from being dismantled and sold for redevelopment. Pieces of Clementon Park and Splash World, which closed in 2019, were being sold off in a virtual auction ...

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YARDLEY, PA -- For the first time in 10 years, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) has announced a system-wide toll increase deemed necessary to fund planned capital projects throughout the agency’s Pennsylvania-New Jersey service region and meet financial obligations.  The ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Long Beach Island natives, Rob and Jane Romanowski are proud to announce the launch of Queen City Cycle Boat, making its debut for the 2021 season. The Queen City Cycle Boat will be Jersey Shore's first and original pedal powered party boat, the Beach Haven couple told ...

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WASHINGTON, DC — Beginning on Veterans Day, November 11, 2020 and going forward, Gold Star Families and U.S. military veterans will receive lifetime passes to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including national parks, wildlife refuges and forests, the National Parks Service said. "The ...

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TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection released the current fall foliage map for the Garden State and things are starting to look colorful. We'll share the updated maps as they become available so you can head out into our favorite state and enjoy the great outdoors.

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DOWN EAST MAINE — No doubt you have felt cooped up, sheltering in place due to COVID-19 restrictions, and perhaps going a bit stir crazy. You're not alone. TAPinto Plainfield took a trip to hike Down East Maine, the part of the state that includes Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. But instead of ...

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NEWARK, N.J. — As an embattled travel and transportation industry confronts steep revenue fallout due to COVID-19, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is approaching a major construction milestone. The $2.7 billion state-of-the-art Terminal One project at Newark Liberty International ...

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BRANT BEACH, NJ - Video footage surfaced Thursday morning of a shark attacking a dolphin right off the shore in Brant Beach. Video footage was provided by Sean Donohue, who says he witnessed the encounter near 106th Street Beach. Long Beach Township Police Captain Kevin Mahon confirmed with ...

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POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — Looking for a break from quarantine? Consider a trip to Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park that includes a steel cantilever bridge 212 feet over the Hudson River. Those walking, running or biking the 1.28 miles — one way — can see the Catskills to the north, and the ...

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WAYNE, NJ - While not close to approaching costs of one year ago, gas prices in New Jersey are up four cents in the last week and fourteen cents overall -- or seven percent -- from just a month ago, according to AAA Northeast. New Jersey’s average gas price rose four cents from last week to ...

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NEW JERSEY - A joint incoming travel advisory has been announced by New Jersey Governor Murphy, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont.  The joint incoming travel advisory states that individuals traveling from states with significant community spread of COVID-19, ...

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TRENTON, N J — Allaire State Park in nearby Wall is among 12 state parks, forests and recreation areas where tent-style camping resumed on June 22, with social distancing and the wearing of face masks encouraged. The other Monmouth County state park opening is Cheesequake in Old Bridge. While ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Recent press conferences by Governor Murphy continue to share renewed optimism in the ongoing fight with the novel coronavirus. It also heralds new relief from months long restrictions. "Look at how dramatically things have moved in just a few weeks." said Governor Murphy said ...

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JACKSON, NJ --  Six Flags Great Adventure announced on Thursday that it will soon open its Safari adventure as a drive-through experience. This announcement comes one day after Governor Phil Murphy signed an Executive Order permitting drive-through events while maintaining social distancing ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- The Jersey Shore will reopen in time for Memorial Day Weekend, with social distancing guidelines in place. A public outreach campaign on social distancing restrictions will commence, according to the governor. Among the requirements for beach reopenings: Capacity and ...

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