New Jersey Cranberries: A Tour of the Garden State Fruit

When someone mentions the Pine Barrens, a few things come to mind: The Jersey Devil, "Piney Power," and a whole lot of trees — over a million acres of them to be exact. That's all I knew before getting a…

New Jersey Lighthouse Challenge: A New Perspective on the Jersey Shore

When fall comes, the tourism season in coastal New Jersey ends, but on one October weekend, hundreds of people flood shore towns from Sandy Hook to Long Beach Island to Cape May to make a unique pilgrimage — to their…

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…

8 Best Places in NJ For Pumpkin Picking This Fall

The best part about fall is all the activities that come with it — apple picking, hayrides, leaves changing, and everything pumpkin. New Jersey is full of local farms where you can enjoy a day out with friends and loved…

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…

6 Best Spots For Rainy Days in New Jersey

Rainy day got you down? Not to worry! NJspots has you covered with some of the best places that are worth visiting around New Jersey during those rainy or overcast days. Whether it's spring showers, summer thunderstorms, or storm season,…

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…

9 Top Spots for Mountain Biking in New Jersey

Get out on your bike and into the elements! We’ve created a mountain bike map to help you plan your next adventure. Use this as a tool to get you started. Some of the popular spots are here, but we…

7 of the Best Gardens & Arboretums in the Garden State

Take a tour of New Jersey by visiting these arboretums and gardens all around the Garden State — you’ll find some amazing flowers, sculptures, trees, and maybe some critters! Duke Farms (Hillsborough) We just had our summer meetup here —…

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…