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November 22, 2022

NEW JERSEY — Approximately 54.6 million people will travel 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving, a 1.5% increase over 2021 and 98% of pre-pandemic volumes, according to AAA Northeast. This year is projected to be the third busiest for Thanksgiving travel, with only 2005 and 2019 seeing more ...

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Wayne, NJ — Approximately 54.6 million people will travel 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving, a 1.5% increase over 2021 and 98% of pre-pandemic volumes, according to AAA. This year is projected to be the third busiest for Thanksgiving travel, with only 2005 and 2019 seeing more ...

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NEW JERSEY — This may be the Garden State, but this time of year our attention shifts from tomatoes and zucchini in home gardens to oaks and maples as the forest and parks being their annual show.  According to the NJ Forest Service, the show is beginning in the northwestern part of the state — ...

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It was a treat to travel out west to kick off the fall hiking season, and to enjoy guided hikes in both Arches and Canyonlands, two national parks in Utah. The sun is hot, and the terrain is a bit different from what one is used to here on the East Coast. Arches has over 2,000 stone arches, ...

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Looking for one last vacation to round out your summer? Consider a trip to Maine, or as it's also known, Vacationland, like we did. Following is a look at what we did on a trip earlier this month when we stayed in Camden. Sail on the Schooner Appledore II — Mosey on over to 18 Bayview Landing to ...

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WASHINGTON, NJ – The New Jersey Sunflower Trail at Von Thun Farms is a must-visit summer destination in the tri-state area. Located in the scenic rolling hills of Warren County, the sunflower trail is open daily through Labor Day, 9 – 5 on weekends and 10 – 5 on weekdays. The farm has eight ...

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LBI Region, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, which serves as the accredited Destination Marketing Organization for the Long Beach Island region, proudly shares the 2022 Travel Pulse report for the best summer destinations in America. The members of the chamber recognize the ...

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL — "Hear ye! Hear ye! Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, welcome to the Magic Kingdom. You are warmly invited to join Mickey Mouse and his Fantasyland friends for a magical celebration in the streets! Dreams will come true, hearts will soar, and you will become a part of ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ — The unofficial start to summer will be a busy one this year, as AAA predicts 39.2 million people will travel 50 miles or more from home this Memorial Day weekend. This is an increase of 8.3% over 2021, bringing travel volumes almost in line with those in 2017. Air travel continues ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – With heightened interest in Ukraine since Russia’s invasion started on Feb. 25, the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers-New Brunswick has extended an exhibition that focuses on Ukraine’s history of self-determination and resilience. “Painting in Excess: Kyiv’s Art Revival, ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — From April 1 to Sept. 5, Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will open seven days a week for various tours and immersive experiences. Since she was restored and established as an educational museum in 2001, Battleship New Jersey has become a must-see attraction on the Camden ...

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TRENTON, NJ- The Barnegat Lighthouse will undergo another construction upgrade, and it will take place this Spring and Summer. The sad part is that visitors will not have the opportunity to climb up the beloved lighthouse this year.  State of New Jersey officials announced that the Barnegat ...

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NEW JERSEY -- When the COVID spread across America in early March 2020, it wreaked havoc on the “St. Patrick’s Season” for both 2020 and 2021. Not only did the pandemic put the kibosh New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the largest in the world on March 17, but it also led to the cancellation ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — New Hampshire Fish & Game is recommending a Jersey City woman be billed for a preventable rescue on Liberty Springs Trail. Around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Fish & Game was notified of a hiker in distress on the trail, which is located in the northwestern part of the state, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Tuesday is National Plan for Vacation Day, which encourages Americans to plan their vacation days for the entire year. Findings by the travel industry and partners have continuously shown that vacation days are not being used, thus affecting workers' mental health, personal ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ - Drivers on the Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike will have to dig into their pockets for a bit more change, now that tolls have increased on both state highways by 3 percent, starting January 1. The cost for passenger cars has risen by 6 cents to $1.96 at most main ...

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PRINCETON, NJ — The official residence for New Jersey's Governor is all decked out and open for the holidays thanks to garden clubs from around the Garden State. Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy announced the return of The Holidays at Drumthwacket, a longstanding tradition of ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - For those relying on state roads to get to and from work, get ready for toll prices to go up.  Tolls on both the Garden State Parkway and the NJ Turnpike will increase by 3% starting Jan. 1. The increases are part of an approved 2020 plan that allows for toll hikes from the ...

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