NJ Travel

Lunello @ The Grand Tasting @ Crystal Springs Resort @ the 2014 NJ Wine & Food Festival

2014 NJ Wine & Food Festival

On Saturday, March 29 we attended the New Jersey Wine & Food Festival at Crystal Springs for the first time. The festival presents one incredibly packed weekend of events for foodies and wine lovers. Prominent chefs, restaurants vineyards and winemakers from all over the region attend the festival to showcase their best. The weekend featured […]

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NJ Easter Dinner

April 18, 2014, NJ Easter Dinner, Brunch and Buffets in New Jersey: Today we’re just starting our feature on restaurants for Easter Sunday. We’re getting a late start, but we’ll start with just a few of our favorite restaurants and add more as we go through the next couple of weeks. Be sure and see […]

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NJ Events: NJ Tourism Convention 2014, Margaritaville Cocktail Party, Press Photos

NJ Tourism Convention 2014

Last week we attended the New Jersey Conference on Tourism at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City. The conference sessions were exceptionally enlightening this year. One great session was on Marketing to Women and Moms with Fran Lytle from Brand Champs. Mrs. Lytle had some wonderful insights on how men and women process information differently and […]

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NJ Travel: Winter & Snow

Winter in NJ . Skiing . Snow Tubing . SnowBoarding . Skating . Swimming . Cross Country

Trenton, NJ—The winter season offer visitors a new look at New Jersey, from frosty outdoor adventures to cozy retreats from the elements. Thrill-seeking sports enthusiasts will find an abundance of outdoor destinations while warm, welcoming indoor activities keep residents and visitors entertained in the Garden State as well.

“Winter launches a whole new season of exciting destinations and activities in New Jersey,” said New Jersey Secretary of State Nina Mitchell Wells. “With just a little planning, visitors can find something for every level of entertainment from outdoor downhill activities to a vast array of historic museums and theatre to enjoy indoors.”

Within easy driving distance from many parts of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut, New Jersey’s ski resorts are the perfect destination for skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing and snowshoeing. New Jersey’s bountiful trails provide an exhilarating outdoor adventure. Plentiful lodging from laid-back to luxurious allows families to plan the right-sized winter escape.

When planning a ski trip in New Jersey, Mountain Creek (www.mountaincreek.com) in Vernon is just the ticket. With a full range of skiing and snowboarding options – 46 trails, 11 lifts, and five giant terrain parks spanning four soaring mountain peaks – Mountain Creek will keep outdoor sports buffs thoroughly challenged. Home to the region’s only Superpipe, Mountain Creek offers world-class snowboarding yet features a family-friendly mix of comfortable lodging, accessible trails and reasonable lift ticket rates.

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NJ News: Owls and Airports

Airports & Owls

New Jersey Audubon applauds the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s recent decision to trap and relocate Snowy Owls at the region’s major airports rather than remove them using lethal force as was recently done recently at JFK airport following an incident during which an owl was apparently ingested by the turbine of a […]

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The Purple House in Frenchtown, New Jersey © BestofNJ.com

Frenchtown on the Delaware River

Frenchtown is my home and I’d love to have you come for a visit! (There’s a comfy chair in the living room for you) This is not a place to come for a visit to be running and busy all weekend, it’s a place to come and unwind, relax and restore. Many of us that […]

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NJ Events: New Jersey State Fair in Sussex County © BestofNJ.com

State Fair in Sussex County

The State Fair in Sussex County is everything that everyone thinks New Jersey isn’t! It is a throwback to our agricultural past and a wonderful mix of education, competition and entertainment. It is the antithesis of the Jersey Shore and the housewives of New Jersey. The fair is held at the New Jersey State Fairgrounds […]

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NJ Lifestyle: Shopping in New Jersey

NJ Coach Outlets, Stores & Boutiques

Our NJ Coach Outlets Feature lists all the outlets, regular stores and department store Coach boutiques that we know of in New Jersey. Coach is known throughout the world for exceptionally crafted luggage, shoes and leather goods. Their purses and handbags are especially popular and are highly sought after designer accessories. They are also known […]

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