Every December, Washington's historic crossing of the Delaware is reenacted at Washington Crossing State Park in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania. During the reenactment, the park hosts many fascinating displays and demonstrations. Families can tour several historic buildings on the grounds and learn about blacksmithing, colonial games, candle-making, quilt-making, cooking, crafts, musket-firing drills and more.
Time to start planning for those weekend festivals, beach getaways, and food and wine extravaganzas in New Jersey!
Thanks to Diggerland USA, everyone can fulfill their desire to drive a skid steer, dig with a big digger, and ride in front loader.
While our off-season trip to the Jersey Shore did not include bathing suits, swimming, ice cream, or even much sunshine, we enjoyed a slow-paced weekend that was the perfect opportunity to explore the area without the crowds.
Hang on to the fun as long as possible! Here are five places to squeeze in some end-of-summer celebrations in New Jersey.
Raging Waters at Morey's Piers in Wildwood, NJ, offers some unique features that elevate the fun factor over and above any water park I've ever visited.
Field Station: Dinosaurs brings you back in time with animatronic dinosaurs and a roaring good time!
As much as I enjoy New York City, I’m here to tell you that the Garden State has a lot to offer Super Bowl visitors, especially if you want to avoid the big crowds and high costs of New York City.
I'm not really a hot-weather girl, so it's about this time of year that I'm completely done with summer and ready for cooler autumn days. But with a month left of summer in my area, I've got my ways to beat the heat or spend a rainy day. Check out these indoor attractions in Central NJ and Eastern PA: Liberty Science Center, Sahara Sams, and Crayola Experience - and read on to win two tickets to Crayola!
Admittedly, I'm not a huge beach person. I do like to go a couple times a year though, and when I asked my fellow travel writers about their experiences "down the shore" in NJ, I was surprised by all the amazing places I have yet to visit. Check them out...
New Jersey is "Stronger Than the Storm" and open for business. Follow along this week a I celebrate all the family fun you can have in my state. Starting at the southern tip, Cape May, NJ, is not just about shopping and Victorian B&Bs. Families can enjoy the scenic lighthouse, the beautiful beaches, and the playful park & zoo.
While I've always enjoyed traveling, the past year was the first that I embraced travel as a passion and looked at every step beyond my front door from a travel writer's perspective. It's pretty amazing to view your travels in that manner. It's not just a vacation, day trip, or field trip, but a way to experience more in life, learn more about myself, and share that with others.
Much of the state of New Jersey is a rural playground full of parks, farms, rolling hills, rivers, lakes and living history. Here are 11 things to do in New Jersey that aren't on the shore.