Tag Archives: historic sites in nj

Explore Batsto Village!

Explore NJ History in this Pine Barrens Village

Looking for a fun South Jersey day trip? Check out Batsto Village! Located in Wharton State Forest, the village is a former bog iron and glass-making community that was a pivotal part of the New Jersey economy in the 17th and 18th centuries.… Read more...

Things to Do In New Jersey – Fort Lee Historic Park

Explore Revolutionary History at Fort Lee Historic Park

Many New Jerseyans know that Fort Lee is a town that sits atop the majestic Palisades at the foot of the New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge (and a town that has found itself at the center of a certain “Bridgegate” scandal in recent years).… Read more...

Things to Do In New Jersey – Washington Crossing State Park

Explore History and Nature at Washington Crossing State Park!

Located on the banks of the Delaware River in Titusville NJ, the historic ground that is now Washington Crossing State Park was the starting point for one of the most pivotal moments in American history. After crossing the icy Delaware into New Jersey on Christmas night in 1776, General George Washington and the Continental Army landed here and began their march to Trenton where the battle that turned the tide of the American Revolution occurred.… Read more...

Top Five Things To Do In New Jersey This Week – October 24 – 30

Ballet, GeekFest, Halloween Events Top Things To Do In New Jersey This Week

We’ve got lots of fun (and really unique!) things to do in New Jersey this week as we close out the month of October! From two amazing jack o’lantern exhibits, to the story of Frankenstein presented through ballet, to a celebration of New Jersey’s revolutionary history and more – there’s something for everyone in New Jersey this week.… Read more...

Top Five Things To Do In New Jersey This Week – October 17 – 23

Top Things To Do In New Jersey This Week Include Battle Reenactment, Craft Festival, Oktoberfest

Hey there New Jersey friends! What a week! This warm weather has been a bit crazy, but it has been an absolutely beautiful time to be out and about in the Garden State nonetheless. There are lots of awesome New Jersey events happening around the state featuring food and wine, history, fine arts and crafts, and fun fall activities!… Read more...

Top Five Things To Do In New Jersey This Week – July 5 -10

Celebrate Hamilton, Farm Fair, Bacon Fest Top NJ Events This Week

Hey there everyone! We’ve got a ton of new Things To Do In New Jersey subscribers this week, so welcome to all of you! I hope everyone had a fabulous Fourth of July! We enjoyed some awesome July 4th fireworks and did a little blueberry picking (click here to find a pick your own blueberry farm in your neck of New Jersey).… Read more...

Top Five Things To Do In New Jersey This Week – April 25 – May 1

Best NJ Events This Week Include Rutgers Day, Weekend In Old Monmouth, Shad Festival & More

There’s lots of things to do in New Jersey this week! From a weekend of celebrating the historic roots of Monmouth County to the Lambertville Shad Festival to a fun-filled day at Rutgers University and more… no matter where your interests lie, there’s sure to be something for you to enjoy this week.… Read more...

Visit Morristown National Historical Park!

A while back, I introduced you to Gateway National Recreation Area and alluded to the fact that New Jersey is home to more national parks than one might initially think. Today, in observance of what seems like the winter that WILL NOT END and in light of the fact that some of our state has even more snow in the forecast in the near future, I’d like to introduce you to Morristown National Historical Park.… Read more...