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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  • Fabulous Jersey Cape Beaches

    Beach Basics at The Jersey Cape - from Ocean City to Cape May Point and along the bayside as well - provides a playground of sparkling blue water and powdery soft sand that's...
  • Garden State Golfing

    New Jersey Has Golf "Fore" You The state has a long tradition and strong association with the game, along with some of the highest rated public and private courses in the...
  • Mexico's "Charles Lindbergh," A Little Known New Jersey Connection

    Hidden within the pines and vast natural areas of Wharton State Forest is a stone monument honoring the site where Mexican Air Force Capt. Emilio Carranza, 22, died when his...
  • Atlantic City Golf

    Twelve top courses are in Atlantic City's immediate area, just a short drive away. Nestled on miles of breathtaking, rolling greens, golfers in this region find their ideal...
  • New Jersey’s Oldest Towns Bring Charm & History

    The Garden State is home to some of the country's oldest communities founded by Dutch and English settlers long before the Revolutionary War. Many of these tiny towns and...
  • The Crossroads of the American Revolution

    New Jersey is the site of a number of critically important battles during the Revolutionary War. In fact, it was the Battles of Trenton and Princeton that began to turn the...
  • Skiing in New Jersey

    Ski season has begun and now it's time to break out the ski gear, wax off those boards, make your plans and get your lift ticket. Now through April, depending on the weather...
  • Thomas Edison's Laboratory and Estate

    Come visit Thomas A. Edison's Laboratory Complex. Explore 20,000 square feet of additional exhibit space, including two floors of the main laboratory building, which were...
  • Gateway to Liberty and Freedom

    Experience the nation's Gateway to freedom, with a visit to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, two living examples of America's commitment to freedom. At Ellis Island,...
  • New Jersey Farm Fresh

    Some New Jersey farms and wineries offer visitors far more than berry picking and wine tasting. They also help explain one of life's great mysteries: how just three million...
  • The Infamous Black Tom Explosion

    What is presently the southern end of Liberty State Park in Jersey City was, in 1916, the scene of the infamous Black Tom Explosion during World War I. At the time, the mile-...
  • Horse Racing in the Garden State

    Race Tracks When it comes to horse racing, visitors and residents alike have no shortage of choices with three tracks that feature harness and thoroughbred racing...
  • Beach Season in New Jersey

    In Atlantic City, boardwalk staple Steel Pier opened its usual Easter weekend and introduced a swinging carousel, a swaying pirate ship and three other new rides for this...
  • Fantastic Festivals

    Cape May's music and jazz festivals are two of New Jersey's most successful events. Both musical events take place in a variety of venues and attract capacity crowds all over...
  • Savoring the World’s Cuisine in the Garden State

    New Jersey is a food lover's paradise for ethnic cuisine, ranging from Indian and Italian to Japanese and Mexican. You could travel the world for these tastes or simply take...
  • Family Fun In New Jersey

    Lady Liberty, Ellis Island and more Many cities are known for their landmark attractions, action-packed nightlife and unique array of cultures and community and...
  • Boardwalks at the Jersey Cape

    Life has its ups and downs, but on Southern New Jersey's Boardwalks, it's all part of the fun ... and the tradition. For more than a century, strolling the boards has been a...
  • Atlantic City Boardwalk

    It's the world's first and longest Boardwalk. Songs have been sung about it. Books have been written about it. Movies have been filmed on it. It's the world-famous Atlantic...
  • The Battle of Monmouth

    Visitors with a keen appreciation of America's Revolutionary War history won't want to miss the annual reenactment of the Battle at Monmouth held every June at Monmouth...
  • Cherry Blossom Festival, Branch Brook Park

    Here's a little known fact - New Jersey has more cherry trees than Washington D.C. And every spring residents and visitors alike can see the largest cherry blossom collection...