Day Trips

Hundreds of miles of hiking await you. ...
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Day Trip: Margate

April 16, 2010

Margate might not be as flashy as Atlantic City, its northern neighbor on Absecon Island, but this quaint Shore town offers plenty to see and do. ...
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Day Trip: Westwood

March 19, 2010

A quaint town with plenty to offer....
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Day Trip: Westfield

February 17, 2010

It’s no secret to savvy Union County shoppers: The preppy, Main Street-vibe of downtown Westfield is the perfect alternative to the hassle and drear of the mall. And because it’s a bona fide dining town, refueling is easy—and requires no food court....
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Day Trip: Edgewater

December 16, 2009

A shopping and cultural center along the Hudson....
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Day Trip: Chester

November 16, 2009

This little Morris County town can teach the malls a thing or two about the shopping experience....
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Day Trip: Red Bank

October 20, 2009

Plentiful antiquing, high-end shopping, a smorgasbord of fine food, and cultural events await in this jewel of a town in Monmouth County....
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Day Trip: Lambertville

September 21, 2009

The charming village of Lambertville has it all for autumn outings—biking along the canal towpath, canoeing on the Delaware River, antique shops, art galleries, and plenty of top-notch restaurants. Check out everything this Hunterdon County gem has to offer. ...
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A college town elevates its preppy profile with fine dining and cultural attractions. ...
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Day Trip: Weehawken

July 15, 2009

A commuter hotspot has attractions for the casual visitor....
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Day Trip: Cape May

June 19, 2009

With its restored Victorian homes, historical tours, renowned restaurants, unique shops, and beautiful beaches, Cape May is a destination that beckons for more than just one day....
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Day Trip: Newton

May 8, 2009

Rich with history and nestled in the state’s Northern Skylands, the Sussex County seat has a bustling downtown with a good-old-days vibe....
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Gloucester City is a classic blue-collar Camden County town tucked into the foot of the Walt Whitman Bridge, which connects Philadelphia to South Jersey – and is a main path for Pa. people headed down the shore....
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Day Trip: Jersey City

March 18, 2009

Safely harbored off of the Hudson and under the watch of Lady Liberty, Jersey City is a jewel with plenty of creative coves to explore and discover. ...
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Day Trip: South Orange

February 17, 2009

It is the hometown of Zach Braff, Lauryn Hill, and Kevin Spacey, ultimate Frisbee was created at its high school, and native Elisabeth Shue returned here to film Gracie....
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Day Trip: Hamilton

January 19, 2009

Comprised of six villages – Hamilton Square, Nottingham, Mercerville, Yardville, White Horse, and Groveville – Hamilton Township does not have one distinct “downtown” area. Instead, this bustling suburb of Trenton is packed with things to do all over the 40 square miles of Mercer County it occupies....
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Day Trip: Vernon

December 18, 2008

Nestled in the northeast corner of Sussex County, Vernon is New Jersey’s own winter wonderland. With quaint country inns and a luxurious spa, rustic dining and hearth-side bars, the area has plenty to offer after an exhilarating day on the slopes at Mountain Creek....
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Day Trip: Wyckoff

November 14, 2008

"The Community where you know your neighbor" in northwest Bergen County has plenty to offer outsiders looking for a nice weekend adventure. ...
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Day Trip: Mullica Hill

October 15, 2008

Mullica Hill is a well-restored historic town in the heart of South Jersey farmland. Here’s where you can get the best of then and now, with a few surprises along the way....
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