Planning an Affordable Cape May Getaway

At the southern-most tip of New Jersey sits Cape May, the Nation’s Oldest Seashore Resort, which bears the distinction of being a National Historic Landmark. Shaded streets lined with Victorian homes and functioning gaslights are the hallmark of this seaside retreat. Updated: Originally posted on Gypsytales01.wordpress.com on July 6, 2011.…

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Why New Jersey Is Known as the Garden State

Farm Stand

Most people have no idea why New Jersey is known as the “Garden State.” Typically, when people think of New Jersey they automatically think of it as an extension of New York City. For those of us of a certain age, the joke by Joe Piscopo and SNL comes to…

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Atlantic City Airshow: AC’s Best Free Summer Event

I can’t think of a better way to experience the sun, surf and the sonic boom of an F-22 Raptor airplane than the 2019 Atlantic City Airshow: A Salute To Those That Serve, formerly known as Thunder Over the Boardwalk. While the name may have changed, it is still the…

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A Tourist in My Own Town: Atlantic City, NJ

Atlantic City from Beach

On a recent visit to Atlantic City, New Jersey a strange thing happened. While I was there on business I found myself being a tourist. On the surface this may not seem so peculiar. What makes it so? I lived in the next town over and worked in Atlantic City…

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