New Jersey Trip Ideas

It's Never too early to begin planning your next New Jersey getaway vacation! Let our Articles, Trip Ideas and Itineraries inspire your plans.

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  • Conquer New Jersey’s Appalachian Trail

    The Appalachian Trail (AT for short) sprawls over 2,000 miles from Georgia to Maine, 72 precious miles of which are in New Jersey. One of the USA’s most renowned scenic...
  • Cape May Walking Tours

    There’s so much to see and learn in Cape May that newcomers might not know where to start. One of the nation’s first seaside resort towns, this National Historic Landmark at...
  • Big Deal BBQ

    Back Bay Barbecue The ribs, chicken and brisket are all smoked and seasoned to perfection here, but the sides are just as attention-getting. Enjoy Cowboy Beans cooked on the...
  • 5 Reasons to Spend the Day at Gateway National Recreation Area

    Gateway National Recreation Area is comprised of three different areas: Jamaica Bay and Staten Island in New York, and Sandy Hook in New Jersey—all of which make-up this one...
  • Summer Water Adventures

    Summertime in New Jersey means it’s time to get in the water and enjoy the great outdoors. Whether you’re interested in exploring the ocean, lakes, rivers and harbors, these...
  • New Jersey’s BEST Summer Festivals

    You’ll find no shortage of ways to celebrate summer, from enjoying New Jersey’s beaches to exploring the boardwalks, but perhaps the most fun way to enjoy the season is to...
  • Top Summer Outdoor Dining Places

    From casual beer gardens to upscale restaurants, New Jersey has plenty of eateries to enjoy outdoor dining at its best. Take your pick from urban rooftops to riverfront...
  • Water, Water Everywhere! 10 Ways To Cool Off In New Jersey

    Ah, the glorious days of summer! It's time to kick back and cool off with activities on, in and by the water! New Jersey features plenty of refreshing options—from serene...
  • Rainy Day Summer Fun in NJ’s Regions

    Are gray skies putting a damper on your outdoor plans? Turn those rainy day blues into a rainbow of great family memories. You'll find plenty of fun indoor attractions and "...
  • A "FAN"tastic Guide to NJ Spectator Sports

    The crack of a baseball bat, the thundering beat of hooves on the final stretch, the roar of a finely tuned machine—these are the sounds of summer in New Jersey. If you're a...
  • A Shout-Out to NJ’s Outdoor Shopping

    From running socks to runway fashion, vintage glassware to fresh produce, New Jersey is well-stocked for the summer shopping season. Get your dose of sunshine and sales with...
  • 10 Ways to Enjoy NJ Culture, Alfresco

    Summer's a wonderful time to follow the arts in New Jersey. And if you love the outdoors as much as you enjoy cultural pursuits, you're doubly in luck. Download and print...
  • What's your New Jersey boardwalk personality?

    Lucky for all of you shore-bound pleasure seekers, New Jersey's iconic boardwalks are not one-size-fits-all. Download and print this handy infographic to find the wood-...
  • 10 Summer Foods New Jersey Does Best

    From healthy, farm-fresh produce to over-the-top eats and sugary sweets, these ten foods aren't just a celebration of the season—they put New Jersey squarely on the...
  • Jersey Shore Weekend Road Trip

    Explore the Jersey Shore and its charming beach towns with this road trip itinerary to enjoy over a long weekend. We’ve got plenty of ideas for places to stop, stay, play and...
  • Blast From the Past

    If you’re looking to experience some fascinating history on your next vacation, you’ve come to the right place. From American Revolutionary War stories to farming history to...
  • Score More Summer Sun & Fun at the Jersey Shore

    Ready for sandy beaches and sunny boardwalks? Yes, please! Start dreaming about your summer Jersey Shore getaway. Download and print this fun infographic that gives you a...
  • A Quick Guide to 10 New Jersey Outdoor Adventures

    Fresh-air adventures are waiting for you in New Jersey. Whether you're into camping under the stars or hiking up a trail, you'll discover plenty of parks, forests,...
  • New Jersey Landmarks

    10 Treasured New Jersey Landmarks This summer, get a history lesson that's uniquely New Jersey! Let this infographic motivate you to visit some of the state's most...
  • A Dozen Great Golf Outings in New Jersey

    From playing timeless and innovative courses to witnessing legends and today's top players, find your sweet spot in New Jersey. Here's a tip guaranteed to improve your game...