Slow TV: 6 Tips For Maximum Relaxation

Whenever you need a moment of peace, slow TV is there for you. Based around long, calming videos of things like hikes, sunsets, train trips, and more, slow TV offers an intoxicating lack of action in a non-stop world. It’s also one of the easiest and most satisfying types of video to create. So, what slow TV tips do you need to know before you start filming? Let’s take a closer look.

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Corson’s Inlet State Park – State Park Spotlight

South Jersey’s coastline is primarily made up of a series of barrier islands, separated every ten miles or so by bays, inlets, and other passages to the inland waterways that separate them from the mainland. Just south of the popular vacation destination of Ocean City, you’ll find Corson’s Inlet and Corson’s Inlet State Park. We’re taking a closer look at this under-the-radar section of the shore in this State Park Spotlight.

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What Is Slow TV?

Sometimes, you need to chill out and take it slow. Whether you want some ambient background video for a party, are desperately searching for sleep at 2 a.m., or just need a few moments of peace in a hectic week, slow TV may be exactly what you’re looking for. But are you asking yourself, what is slow TV? You’re not alone. This remarkably peaceful genre of largely DIY material is waiting for you to discover.

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Schooley’s Mountain Park – State Park Spotlight

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Schooley’s Mountain Park and Lake George – July 2021

Tucked away near the Pennsylvania border, Schooley’s Mountain, NJ is a hidden treasure of nature and history dating back centuries. One of the best places to experience both of those is Schooley’s Mountain Park, a quaint county park located near the towns of Long Valley and Hackettstown. With more than a half-dozen trails, a lake, and tons of room for outdoor activities, it’s the destination for this State Park Spotlight.

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Seven Mile Island and Ludlam Island: A Quieter Corner of the Shore

Seven Mile Island Ludlam Island Map

Nestled between the busy, crowded boardwalks and beaches of Wildwood and Ocean City, you’ll find Seven Mile Island and Ludlam Island. These two barrier islands occupy more than 15 miles of New Jersey coastline, but they may not be what you first think of when you hear “Jersey shore.” Still, this quiet corner of the state is worth exploring for those searching for peaceful beaches and coastal wildlife. So join us as we explore these two unique islands.

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Wildwood: Doo-Wop, Boardwalks, and Wide Beaches

Wildwood Doo-Wop Sign
Wildwood Sign – June 2021

The Wildwoods of New Jersey are a beach community unlike any other. Few towns have such an extensive claim to parts of music history, not to mention one of the best boardwalks and beaches in New Jersey. But those outside of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic may have no idea that this treasure of a town even exists. So let’s take a closer look at the beaches, boardwalk, and of course, Wildwood Doo-Wop style that has made the area a summer destination for decades!

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Cape May Lighthouse and the Lost City of South Cape May – State Park Spotlight

At the very southwestern tip of New Jersey, you’ll find the Cape May Lighthouse. The 157-foot tower has protected ships in the area for more than a century and a half, and seen the rise and fall of military defenses and even an entire town! So let’s take a walk and learn more about this structure and the area that surrounds it.

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Park Views: Theodore Roosevelt Side Trail and Pulpit Rock

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Pulpit Rock, Rock Creek Park – June 2021

Teddy Roosevelt loved to hike, and Rock Creek Park was his favorite place to do it while president. We’re taking a look at one of his favorite spots and the trail that leads there and bears his name in another installment of Park Views. Let’s head on down the Theodore Roosevelt Side Trail and see what we find.

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Park Views: Rock Creek Park’s Miller Cabin

Joaquin Miller Cabin Rock Creek Park Washington DC
Miller Cabin, Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC – April 2021

Those who’ve traveled through Rock Creek Park just north of Military Road may have seen a small wood structure set between the creek and Beach Drive. It’s known as Miller Cabin, and it provides a unique glimpse into DC’s past. But why is it even here? Let’s take a closer look.

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