I remember the excitement of being invited to a friend’s house to swim growing up. As much fun as it was for me to spend the day outside with friends, I loved imagining what each backyard looked like.

Throughout my life, I’ve learned that backyards are very important to us New Jerseyans, and because of that my eyes are always peeled for the next best thing.

Here are a couple of backyards that have certainly taken my breath away.

Judi's favorite backyards around New Jersey

The post above reflects the thoughts and observations of New Jersey 101.5 talk show host Judi Franco. Any opinions expressed are Judi Franco’s own.

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