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You there! Step away from the rake. Grab the family and head for the hills (and dales). There's tons to do in this solid-gold season!
Click on our links below to read all about of New Jersey Fall Day Trips. Also, take a look at some of our suggestions from last year.
A Feast of Fall Festivals
With plenty of festivals on the horizon, celebrating everything from pumpkins to vikings, you'll never be in short supply of fall activities.
You Too Can Canoe
Grab an oar and get to paddling! There are plenty of places to go canoeing throughout New Jersey.
Scare Tactics: Frightening Fall Events
Boo! With haunted cornfields, zombie mud runs and spooky tours, your fall is sure to be a scream.
Where Princeton Buries Its Departed VIPs
The Princeton Cemetery of Nassau Presbyterian Church, established in 1757, houses some of New Jersey's most famous (former) residents.
The Deep South: Going Off the Beaten Path in Salem and Cumberland Counties
Beautiful Cumberland and Salem counties are worth going out of your way for.
Into the Woods: Cycling Through Sussex County
Family-friendly bicycling on Sussex County’s picturesque rail trails.
Festive and Flowing
The Grand Harvest Wine Festival celebrates New Jersey’s great grapes.
Earn Your Pumpkin Degree
Kings Cooking Studio in Short Hills will host several pumpkin-themed cooking classes throughout October.
Take Your Pick Of U-Pick Farms
Fall is prime time for getting out and sampling the fruits (and vegetables) of the farmers’ labor. Here are a few reliable stops on any self-directed agritour.
It's A Smash!
By popular demand, the 1972 illustrated children’s book "The Pumpkin Smasher" is back in print.
From The Archives
Horse Farms and History: A Ride Through Somerset and Morris Counties
Cruising the back roads of Somerset and Morris counties.
A Walk on the Wild Side: Four Days in the Pine Barrens
Two intrepid hikers travel through the wild isolation of the Pine Barrens.
Two Moms, One Mission: A Trip to Lambertville and Frenchtown
Enjoying the laid-back delights of Lambertville and Frenchtown.
All Steamed Up: Touring NJ's Old-Fashion Railroads
Autumn goes clickety-clack on Jersey’s scenic railroads.
Falling (Literally) for Mount Tammany
Birds chirp, leaves glimmer and a Delaware Water Gap hiker learns his lesson the hard way.
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Walking on White Street in Red Bank, it’s possible to walk right past Dish and try the door of the neighbor, the Sweetest Sin Boutique. I did. But make no mistake, this the unostentatious BYOB in downtown Red Bank is a local favorite. And, if you want a table on a Friday or Saturday, you’d better make a reservation, because the 50-ish seat restaurant was standing-room-only by 7:30. And, for good reason.
Early in Saturday night's American premiere of a work by the South African choreographer Robyn Orlin, the dancers of the all-male Senegalese troupe Jant-Bi begin to advance steadfastly toward and then literally into the audience--standing on the backs and armrests of occupied seats and striking a pose of invincible, unyielding bravado.
At that point, who could guess that this pinwheeling, sometimes perplexing, affair at Montclair State's Kasser Theater would culminate in a flood of joy uniting audience and performers?
Thought about buying a tractor, prior to the storm. Glad I didn't.
Snow everywhere in Jersey. Nonetheless, you can celebrate the Super Bowl on the beach in Sea Bright. In Driftwood Cabana Club's rebuilt, enclosed, all-weather tiki bar, "You kind of feel like you are on a cruise ship," says beverage director Beau Keegan, "because all you see is water.”
I'm inspired! Visit this cool Lambertville upcycling gallery and, next time you're tempted to toss everyday household junk into the trash can, you might think twice...