Posts Categorized: Our Favorite Things

Best Local NJ Apple Picking Spots & 4 Tips Before You Go

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Although it’s still technically summer, September is the best time to plan your apple picking adventure. New Jersey has an abundance of farms and orchards replete with pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hayrides, and, of course, rows and rows of apple trees ready to be harvested for pies, tarts, and cobblers. Start your autumn early with… Read more »

Best NJ Fall Foliage Hikes Near Hoboken and Jersey City

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  As the temperature cools and the leaves start to change, there’s no better way to embrace the season than to get outside and explore the nature around you. New Jersey is home to miles upon miles of beautiful hiking trails, many of which offer the stunning New York City skyline views unique to our state…. Read more »

Hidden Romance- Light Up Your Valentine’s Day Close to Home

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Valentine’s Day Dining in Hoboken and JC Valentine’s Day is a bit far off but I wanted to put together a group of “hidden” places you might not think of for celebrating with your loved one. These are mainly small, intimate spaces, many are BYOB and all of them will take a reservation so what… Read more »

Ice Skating Season Opens- The Local Ice Rink List

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November marks the start of ice skating outdoors. Take the opportunity to hit the ice (hopefully not literally) before the crowds arrive. While the NJ rinks open a bit later (with the exception of Pershing Field & Secaucus) but there are also the NYC rinks from iconic Rock Center and Wollman rinks to the free… Read more »

FIVE Don’t Miss Fall Family Activities: Festivals, Fright Fests, Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Picking

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1- Fall Festivals & Fairs Great Pumpkin Festival October 6-8  Vernon, NJ (1 hour 15 min from Hoboken/JC) Visit theHeven Hill Farm for more than 30 family-friendly activities including visits with animals, a hay maze, spider web crawl, Maggie the milking cow, monster sling shots, a barnyard sports ball-cade, post pounders, a hay crawl, corn boxes, bee barn… Read more »