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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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This endless winter calls for comfort food to warm up your belly and your spirit. A recipe book by Carolyn Caldicott is just the ticket.
Many restaurant websites make it hard to find basic info. It's the opposite of whack-a-mole: instead of smacking down things that pop up, you have to look under every lid to find fundamentals like hours, credit cards accepted, sometimes even phone and address.
Lots of them, actually. In the glass-enclosed conservatory of Pleasantdale Chateau, an upscale catering facility in West Orange, two towering orange trees are sprouting fruit among the flowers and other vegetation.