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Take a Trip to Double Trouble State Park ! [VIDEO]
Located on the eastern edge of the New Jersey Pine Barrens, Double Trouble Village provides a window into Pine Barrens industry with a complete company town, a sawmill, and a cranberry sorting and packing house.  Its natural resources are characterized by thousands of acres of undisturbed woodl…
Have You Ever Explored The End of the Island ? [VIDEO]
 
Have You ever been to the end of the Island ? The latest edition of “Jersey Shore Journal” takes you on a trip down to the southern most town on Long Beach Island, Holgate!
 
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Celebrating The Jersey Shore’s Lighthouses
Did you happen to visit any of Jersey’s great lighthouses over the weekend?  Sunday was National Lighthouse Day, a day to pay tribute to America’s beacons of light, and their important history.  Our proximity to Barnegat Light and Tuckerton Seaport makes it …
Bed and Breakfasts vs Big Hotels
A friend was just asking me for suggestions for an early Autumn vacation.  I suggested going somewhere up north to enjoy fall foliage.  The trip could be enhanced, I said, by staying at a Bed & Breakfast.
She shook her head and said, “No, I’d feel weird staying…
What Are Your “Required” Hotel Amenities?
While at a hotel this weekend, I observed people making use of the many different amenities.  Of course the teens were loving the free wi-fi. The little ones were splashing happily in the pool.  The grownups liked the coffee bar.  If you’ve ever looked online for accom…
NJ Families Are Among The Closest In The US
It's not uncommon to travel throughout Ocean County and see multiple generations of a family spending time together. In fact, in New Jersey and New York, adults live closer to their parents than only one other area of the country.
How Long Is The Perfect Vacation?
Now that we've checked all of the boxes to make summer official; it's past Memorial Day weekend, the kids are out of school, and the beaches are open, there are plenty of vacationers visiting Ocean County, but also plenty of locals getting away for vacations of our own.

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