New Jersey Trip Ideas: History

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Amazing Train Museums and Train Rides

From historic train stations and steam-powered locomotives to model railroad museums showcasing miniature fantasy-lands, New Jersey offers plenty of things to do and see for train enthusiasts and h

Allaire State Park

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 int

Blast From the Past

If you’re looking to experience some fascinating history on your next vacation, you’ve come to the right place.

U.S. World War I Centennial: Museums & Events

On April 6, 1917, the United States changed forever. President Woodrow Wilson declared war on Germany, sending the country into battle to join its allies.

Battle of Trenton

The German Hessian troops had occupied Trenton since December 14, 1776, while Gen.

Experience Historic New Jersey

In December 1776, the prospects for liberty were bleak for American troops fighting in the Revolutionary War.

History Books Are Nice…But New Jersey Brings the Past to Life!

By the time our forefathers signed the Declaration of Independence, New Jersey had already played host to some of our nation’s proudest moments.

Estates and Historic Homes

Whether New Jersey's historic homes and grand estates sits on a Revolutionary War battlefield, in a village of an era long gone or were once occcupied by a president, poet or industrial legend, the