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New Jersey Tourism

3.9 /5

Ideal duration: 7 - 9 days

Best Time: May - September Read More

Major Airports: Atlantic City Intl. Airport (ACY), Newark International Airport (EWR)

"The Garden State"

New Jersey, USA

New Jersey is a beautiful blend of wilderness and metropolis, where together they create a scenic cityscape whose beauty is appreciated by tourists from all over the world. The state has plenty of adventures nestled in the many city parks and the trails of the Appalachian Mountains only adds to the thrill-seekers delight.

Jersey was also a strategic point during the revolutionary times and its history is found scattered all around the state. Above all, the expeditions of Atlantic City seem to be the most sought out tourist attractions in New Jersey. Besides the boardwalk and the scenic pavements, the adventures of the Steel Pier amusement park also attract a diverse crowd to the City.

Thrill-seekers lookout for canoeing, kayaking, swimming, fishing, camping and hiking adventures in the 40 miles protected area along the Delaware River in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and the Appalachian Mountains. The Adventure Aquarium with more than 8,500 aquatic species and the Liberty Science Center with fascinating science and technology displays are a hit among kids and adults alike.

Moreys Piers replete with sandy beaches, joyrides of tilt-a-whirl, bumper cars, and a 156-foot Ferris wheel are also among the most visited tourist spots in New Jersey. Besides the boardwalk and the scenic pavements, the adventures of the Steel Pier amusement park also attract a diverse crowd to the City. Thrill-seekers lookout for canoeing, kayaking, swimming, fishing, camping and hiking adventures in the 40 miles protected area along the Delaware River in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and the Appalachian Mountains.

The Adventure Aquarium with more than 8,500 aquatic species and the Liberty Science Center with fascinating science and technology displays are a hit among kids and adults alike. Moreys Piers replete with sandy beaches, joyrides of tilt-a-whirl, bumper cars, and a 156-foot Ferris wheel are also among the most visited tourist spots in New Jersey. Apart from the adventures of New Jersey, the state chronicles all its fascinating war histories in the several historic landmarks that are dotted across the state. Thomas Edison National Historical Park, Princeton and the Battlefield State Park and Battleship New Jersey Museum are among the many tourist-friendly historic sites found across the state.

The state of Jersey also boasts a myriad collection of art and sculptures in the Grounds for Sculpture, that are devoured by local and foreign art lovers alike. New Jersey is often on the top shelves of a beach bums dream destinations and is also equally popular among the thrill-seekers. While families flock to the museums and city parks, the diner capital of the world is a paradise for foodies.

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New Jersey has something for everyone to pick from. From seashores to mountain trails, zoos and museums of historic importance to archaeological sites and definitely the highest number of diners, Jersey is an impressive tourist destination for family and backpackers alike.

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