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Watching Movies on the Sand – and Under the Stars

There was a time, perhaps, when a day trip to the beach was simply that: a few hours spent lying on the sand, frolicking in the surf, and soaking up the sunshine before packing up the towels and tote bags and heading home at the end of the day. But Jersey... Read More

Day Trip to Diggerland USA

Who among us – both children and adults alike – hasn’t been fascinated to watch construction vehicles and other big rigs in action as they clear property, make repairs, raise buildings, crush cars, or haul massive loads of materials? Have you ever... Read More

Day Trip to Whale Watching Tours

The welcome approach of warmer weather tends to lead residents and visitors to the shore area, where they can finally begin to enjoy waterside dining, frolicking, sailing, and more. Here’s another fun day trip idea that is sure to provide you with a... Read More

Day Trip to Flea Markets

At long last, the first day of spring is just weeks away! For many people, that means it’s time for spring cleaning and the chance to air out their homes, clean out their closets, and bid farewell to things that they no longer want, need, or use. For... Read More

Russian Banya

With January upon us and the stress of the holiday hustle and bustle having taken its toll, it’s only natural to seek out new opportunities for warmth and relaxation – ideally, without having to board a plane or cruise ship to expensive, faraway destinations.... Read More

Indoor Ice Skating Rinks

For some winter activity enthusiasts, the chill in the air in exhilarating. For others, the perfect winter outing would be spent indoors, staying warm and sipping hot cocoa. There is one traditional option that offers the best of both worlds: indoor ice... Read More

Battleship New Jersey

The “Big J.” “BB-62.” “Black Dragon.” By whatever nickname she is known, she represents an integral part of the Garden State’s proud history. “She” is the Battleship New Jersey, America’s most decorated battleship – now a fascinating... Read More

Historic Smithville

Shopping, antiquing, dining, sitting by a tranquil lake, taking in festivals, strolling historic grounds, perhaps partaking in some wine tasting – all of that adds up to a perfect day trip! Head south on the Garden State Parkway from our area and you... Read More

Bear Mountain

Fall, winter, spring, summer. It’s not always easy to find a destination that makes a great day trip at any time of year. In fact, it can be a bear – or in this case, Bear Mountain State Park! Less than two hours away and nestled in the beautiful... Read More

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