Wednesday, April 2, 2014

New Jersey State House

Historical places are never boring, and should you be heading to New Jersey on your charter bus, don’t forget to visit the New Jersey State House in Trenton. As the capitol building for the State of New Jersey, it is the second oldest state house that is still in use in America.
Unusual in its design, the New Jersey State House is in a shape of a sideways H, featuring a golden dome right in the center, and a long wing on the west side extending towards the Delaware River. Unlike other state houses, the New Jersey State House is surrounded by urban buildings instead of surrounded by gardens.
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Friday, February 21, 2014

Eat, Drink and Be Merry at Hoboken, New Jersey

A small city in Hudson City, New Jersey, Hoboken was once known as the birthplace of baseball and the famous Frank Sinatra. However, now Hoboken is famous for having a good time, especially with its bars, clubs and various restaurants all over the city.
Should you and your friends be looking for a place to party it out, or maybe planning for a foodie trip, hire a charter bus to Hoboken in New Jersey, and you will be more than spoilt for choice.
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Friday, February 7, 2014

Shore Towns at Jersey Shore

Known to the locals in New Jersey as “The Shore”, Jersey Shore is home to beautiful beaches, boardwalks with arcades, water parks, amusement parks and lovely shore towns to visit. These towns are all diverse in nature and popular attractions for bus rental visitors.
The towns in New Jersey are located at different counties - Monmouth CountyOcean CountyAtlantic County and Cape May County. Here are some of the Shore Towns that you can put into your to-visit list when heading to New Jersey.
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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Things to do in Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Ready for a trip to a charming town? Book a charter bus to this little township called Cherry Hill, located in Camden Country, New Jersey. It is a family-friendly suburb, with interesting things to do there like shopping, visiting farms and museum for kids.

Cherry Hill for Family and Kids

  • Garden State Discovery Museum
    What: A children’s museum with exhibits for all children from infants up till 10-year olds. Some of the exhibits include a animal health-care clinic, rock climbing wall, a pretend restaurant, and many other role-play exhibits to experience. 
    Where: 2040 Springdale Rd, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
    Operation: 9.30am - 5.30am
    Admission: $10.95 Adults & Children / $9.95 Seniors

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Monday, December 2, 2013

Of Comedy and Nature

We are getting a lot of queries about what families can do during winter time...something that does not require a truckload of spare spending cash and long travel hours and hopefully, something within Garden City. That’s not too hard an answer to find, really and here, we have a few suggestions for you and our New Jersey charter bus rental customers.

Get that dry, British humor going

It’s holiday season so, we need to spread some hope, cheer and the good ole belly laughter all around and there is no better place to share all of that awesomeness than watching Brit-inspired comedy actwhich spins a tale around Monty Python and The Holy Grail. As we all know, both these stories are renowned all over the world, they come in musical and theatrical forms...but this is one of those comedic acts that you just can’t miss. It tells the legendary tales of King Arthur and Knights of the Round Table. Loads of songs, dancing, hilarious lines and they throw in some funny sexy, dancing divas just to spice up the act.
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Friday, November 8, 2013

A True NJ Gem - Barnegat Lighthouse and Park

Like how the Statue of Liberty is instantly considered an iconic landmark for not just New York City but the country, Barnegat Lighthouse, one of the tallest lighthouses in the country is also another natural iconic landmark for New Jersey. To find the lighthouse, bring the New Jersey charter bus, shuttle bus, coach charter, minibus, schoolbus or party bus to Broadway and The Bay on Long Beach Island. The lighthouse is located in New Jersey’s longest offshore island. You can get to the island by car or charter bus depite it being approximately four miles out at sea. This should an interesting and educational tour for foreign visitors, really, because there is a very informative guide located at the lighthouse’s center which is open all the time.
Don’t worry about finding a parking spot if you are driving yourself to this amazing New Jersey landmark because there is plenty of free parking near the attraction. It is very convenient to just park and walk over to the lighthouse’s guest center. At the tourist center, learn about the lighthouse’s deep history and roots while also taking in the fact that there is a huge state park right next to it, the environment surrounding the lighthouse and also the wildlife preservation efforts made by the government.
Have a look around the park and you will realize just how popular the lighthouse is with not just tourists and visitors from out of town but birds. Birds of all kinds tend to love the lighthouse too. Have a stroll around the park during winter and if you are lucky, you will catch sight of a Harbor Seal. We love the jetty so much that we spent much of our time (after visiting the lighthouse) loitering around the jetty that juts out into the sea. Standing on the jetty with our friends, we simply took the time to take awesome pictures together while enjoying what nature had to offer.
Suffice to say, for sixty years, darkness loomed over Barnegat Lighthouse in which time, it served more as a museum and tourist attraction than a lighthouse. But it was in 2009 that the main function of the lighthouse came back....which is to serve as a lighthouse. Since then, it is a beacon for ships which lights shines out to more than twenty miles offshore.
If you are up to it, pay a small fee to climb to the top of the lighthouse for a breathtaking scenery. There is a story to every place and it is from the top of the lighthouse that all that you have learned about Jersey Shore seems to gel together so naturally.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Fun Festivals to Catch this Fall in NJ

Don’t miss them, folks. Don’t. It is fall now and we should make the most out of the rest of fall that we have right now. If you are still hunting around for the best bus companies New Jersey event, we have just the right news for you and they are time-relevant too.
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival
The first one we would like to feature would be the fun Sugarloaf Crafts Festival which is taking place on Oct 25 -27, 2013. At the point of publishing this article, you still have a couple of days to visit this one-of-a-kind event whereby you will get to browse and buy handcrafted work from more than two hundred and seventy five artists and craftsmen. Head over to Garden State Exhibit Center to find bargain pottery, fashion items, accessories, stuff made from wood, leather and metal and of course, we leave out photography and fine art. If you head over to the event early when the artists are still there, you might even get to share their trade secrets too! The President of Sugarloaf event maintains that they have considered the quality and uniqueness of each of the items before including them for the event. This is the place where a twenty dollar pair of earrings will bear a very special meaning with you.
Although this event is already over and done with, we wish to mention it all the same. Sometimes, because of our extremely busy schedule, we might miss out the chance to be a part of Oktoberfest, which is touted to be one of the most popular international festivals. So, what does one do when they miss out to be a part of something this huge? Head over for the next best thing which is Trucktoberfest! This year, The Food Trucks took it upon themselves to set up the festival at Monmouth Park on September 28, 2013 to celebrate truck style!
We absolutely enjoyed the German beer garden where visitors got to sample some of the most amazing the form of drinks to complement all that mouth-watering truck foods. You name it, they had it - be it Italian sausages or bacon on wheels, French fine dine right down to cheesy delights.
Monmouth’s Breeders Club Happy Hour
Pull out your calendars and start penciling in November 2, 2013 for Breeders’ Cup Classic Happy Hour event happening between 6pm to 9pm whereby like-minded people gather together for their favorite drinks.
Event organizers, we would love to hear from you if you are currently organizing an event in NJ. Bus Companies New Jersey would love to be a part of all that excitement in the near future.