Local Guide: The Pine Barrens – No Jersey Devil Required!

Interested in the Pine Barrens, but wary about the perils of isolated forests and spotty cell service? Luckily, there exist a few parks on the edges of that vast swath of trees that can serve as your gateway for many…

Exploring Palisades Park from Above and Below

Palisades Interstate Park — which stretches from Fort Lee to Alpine — has it all. You can hike all day up by the New Jersey-New York state line, or enjoy a casual stroll through a picnic area down by the…

The 14 Best Places to Capture the Leaves Changing in New Jersey

If you're the adventurous type and love nothing more during this season than capturing the beautiful colors the leaves are changing, you've come to the right place. New Jersey is full of parks, forests, and arboretums that might be the…

Peaceful Hiking in Central Jersey at Plainsboro Preserve

Just 30 minutes outside Princeton, NJ lies 1,000 acres of dense forests, wide fields, and lakeside views — the Plainsboro Preserve. The Plainsboro Preserve is owned and operated by NJ Audubon and is free and open to public from dawn…

Skip These Popular New Jersey Spots & Go Here Instead…

NJspots was started by the founder with the purpose of showing more people what New Jersey is all about and bashing stereotypes that the Garden State has. As the years have gone on, the NJspots community has continued to share…

Photo Guide: The Best Spots At The Delaware Water Gap

For those of you out there, who call New Jersey home, this guide to the Delaware Water Gap will give you the tools necessary to let you practice your craft and get great portfolio-level shots in the Delaware Water Gap…

Hiking the Pochuck Boardwalk on the Appalachian Trail

Part of the Appalachian Trail, the Pochuck Boardwalk famous section of boardwalk hiking trail through the marshy lands of North New Jersey. The trail is located in Glenwood, New Jersey and starts off County Road 517. This serene and adventurous…

3 Must-See Spots in Central Jersey

Central Jersey is the hotly-debated region of our great state. And I'm here to tell you that yes, it exists, and yes, it's amazing to explore. The most popular spots to visit in New Jersey are the Delaware Water Gap,…

10+ Places to Swim this Summer in New Jersey

It’s almost sweet, sweet summertime and you know what that means — swimming! Here are some places you can go swimming this summer in the Garden State. Get out your sunscreen and get outside! https://www.instagram.com/p/BiH21E_nkpm/ The Beach (and Beachfront Lakes)…

Photo Guide: How To Take Photos of Waterfalls

Since the release of the NJspots Maps, the Waterfalls and Lookout Spots map has been one of the more popular maps and rightfully so. In the world of travel and social media, it seems like all the trendy influencers are…