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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  • 3-Day Road Trip: Central Jersey

    Embark on a 3-day journey through Central Jersey, where you’ll find major culture, historic architecture, acres of green space and beautiful beaches. Day One: New Brunswick...
  • Itinerary: Six Flags & Jackson

    Visiting Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson? Make a weekend out of it with this three-day itinerary. Friday Evening After checking into your hotel,...
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    Summer Farm Fun

    Historic barns, orchards of fruit-laden trees, picturesque pastoral landscapes—the charm of the countryside sets the scene for a day or even a weekend retreat that will...
  • State Park Profile: Allaire

    There are state parks, and then there is Allaire, where you can explore the Garden State’s history along with an intriguing natural environment. This Monmouth County gem...
  • On the Food Truck Trail

    Catch these award-winning Jersey food trucks everywhere from Asbury Park to Jersey City and see how eating-on-the-go is just as tempting as dining in! Amanda...
  • Now Boarding

    Great Outdoors Berry Lane Skate Park New to the outdoor skate park scene, Berry Lane in Jersey City is 12,000 square feet, and was partially funded by the...
  • Distilleries, Distilled

    The Garden State’s craft brew industry isn’t the only one that’s blowing up. Since 2013, when licensing costs dropped significantly, distilleries of all stripes have been...
  • 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...
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    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...
  • 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-...