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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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If you want to go away Thanksgiving weekend but not too far, Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg has lots of Thanksgiving dining options—and overnight packages. Plus, lots of other New Jersey restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving.
Talk about racking up bragging rights. New Brunswick’s Stage Left Restaurant is giving 20 lucky (and presumably well-heeled) whisky aficionados the opportunity to hand over $1,800 for a single, one-ounce shot of a rare 50-year-old Scotch.
...to the reception for my solo show, my first in nine years and biggest yet—45 pictures, many of them recent. Come for the photographs, stay for the Schnackenberg doughnuts. The best!
At the newly-opened Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen in Morristown, I was handed a cocktail called a Cannon Ball Shrub, named for the restaurant's spirited owner, Chris Cannon. Made with gin, the drink had pungency, fruity sweetness and a tingle from a splash of sparkling wine.
Our popular May shopping issue featured many of the state's best consignment shops. Get your fall fashion fix at DoubleTake boutiques in Red Bank, Short Hills, Englewood and Ridgewood...