Day Trip

Hiking New Jersey
Hiking New Jersey
I took this picture of For Hancock and in the distance you can see the Freedom Tower in NYC and when I snapped this there was a reflection of an American Flag in the photo .... very appropriate I thought ~ Shawn Michaels   In our latest "Hiking New Jersey" April and I went to Monmouth County and a visit to the Gateway National Recreation Area. There yo...
Fun Family Adventure!
Fun Family Adventure!
Established in 1982, the Lenape Trail links a dozen county and municipal parks, a rail trail, historic areas, and other landmarks along a 34-mile route in Essex County. The trail was a joint undertaking of the Sierra Club and the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs.   ...
Letting NJ Transit Take You To And From Ocean/Monmouth
Letting NJ Transit Take You To And From Ocean/Monmouth
As I mentioned yesterday, an easy day trip for Ocean and Monmouth folks is to go to Manhattan.   The Radio City Christmas Show and Rockefeller Center tree are not far by car, bus, or train. I’m a big fan of New Jersey Transit.  The bus out of Toms River is great as is the North Jersey Coast Line train or the train you might take out of the bigger stations like MetroPark or Hamilton...
Batsto Village
Batsto Village
Historic Batsto Village, a nationally recognized historic site, is located in Wharton State Forest in Southern New Jersey. The Village has changed and survived during several different periods of American history. Archeological investigations have also discovered evidence of Prehistoric life in the Batsto area...