July 30, 2021
Create your next escape in the feel-great state—New Jersey! Take a peek at these top five, something-for-everyone ways to boost your mood. Then, start planning your well-deserved vacation, long weekend or quick daytrip.
Welcome to pure paradise: 130 miles of Atlantic coastline and beloved oceanside delights. White-sand beaches, beautiful barrier islands and bays, and charming towns provide ideal settings for an array of pursuits.
And did you know the
National Park Service
manages units throughout New Jersey? Embark on the 72-mile stretch of
High Point State Park
Stokes State Forest
Wawayanda State Park
Worthington State Forest
Family-friendly attractions encompass amusement parks, aquariums, arcades, zoos and much more.
In Jackson, find Six Flags Great Adventure. New in 2021: the Jersey Devil Coaster, the world's tallest, fastest, longest single rail coaster. Splash around Hurricane Harbor water park. At Wild Safari Drive-Thru Adventure, watch for 1,200 animals, including elephants, rhinos, tigers, giraffes and lions!
Celebrate the Garden State’s many fabulous flavors, including farm-fresh fruits and veggies. Dine at distinctive restaurants serving local and global delicacies.
On the Anthony Bourdain Food Trail, trace the celebrity chef’s culinary roots, with ten stops spanning Fort Lee to Camden. Hit the town for unique cuisine and entertainment, in urban hotspots such as Atlantic City, Newark, Jersey City and Hoboken.
Tour and sample 200+ wineries, breweries and distilleries, pouring eclectic, award-winning beverages.
Museums, galleries and sites statewide reveal a fascinating past. Dig deeper on trip itineraries that navigate New Jersey’s heart and soul.
Salute its pivotal role during the American Revolution and our nation’s legendary journey to victory. Honor inspiring lives on the Black Heritage Trail. Road trip on eight Scenic Byways, iconic routes leading you to authentic sights with scenic, natural, recreational, cultural, historic and archaeological significance.
You’ll find additional trip ideas, shopping and accommodations at visitnj.org. It’s where you can also download a free NJ travel guide or sign up for e-news from the New Jersey Division of Travel and Tourism.