Posts Categorized: Our Favorite Things

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 »

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 »

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 »

Things to DO this Weekend May 13 + 14

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Happy Mother’s Day! We’ve got a huge bouquet of fun to brighten Mom’s weekend. Saturday and Sunday May 12th + 13th 9:00 AM, 10:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM (Chester, NJ 50 minutes from Hoboken/JC) Take a scenic hayride around Alstede Farm to Harvest Hall, where you can dine on an asparagus-themed brunch. Afterward, visit with Alstede’s… Read more »

Things to DO this weekend March 24th & 25th

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Things to DO this weekend March 24th & 25th Don’t let this last gasp of Winter keep you indoors! The weekend has all sorts of activities from egg hunts and branches to volunteering and crafting. Missing out simply ISN’T an option! Friday March 23rd 6:00 PM-9:00 PM (Hoboken) Kids Night at the Museum is a chance… Read more »