The NJ Botanical Gardens are definitely a hidden gem in NJ. Located less than an hour from NYC in Ringwood NJ, the Garden State's gardens are a perfect day trip. Besides hundreds of acres of gardens and hiking trails, Skylands Manor is an amazing tudor castle right in the middle, Shepard's Pond is a great spot for a… » 8/05/14 7:01am 8/05/14 7:01am