State of New Jersey
You've likely heard of the Jersey Shore—130 miles of captivating coastline, white-sand beaches, world-famous boardwalks, majestic lighthouses and surf-and-sun fun. But New Jersey promises much more, year-round! Come venture beyond to culture-rich cities, quaint towns and vast parks.
Atlantic City, the East Coast gaming and entertainment capital, certainly dazzles with its ocean-side casinos, live shows, cuisine, shops and nightlife. You’ll also experience Cape May’s Victorian grandeur and Princeton’s Ivy League university charm. Dig in to epic history, including American Revolution sites. Enjoy amusement parks, arts and culture, top-rated golf, dining and shopping hotspots, and 200+ wineries, breweries and distilleries.
The “Garden State” provides peaceful spaces to see wildlife and play outdoors—like rolling farmland, serene seaside, the Kittatinny Mountains and Delaware River, lush parks and forests and 1+ million acres of Pinelands National Reserve. Access a 72-mile section of Appalachian National Scenic Trail, the world’s longest hiking-only footpath.
Unearth northern New Jersey’s urban treasures, in unique metropolises such as Elizabeth, Newark and Jersey City. At Liberty State Park, ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Be awed by the first-of-its-kind American Dream retail and entertainment complex (and tax-free clothing and shoes).
Across the state, catch fascinating attractions like Thomas Edison National Historical Park (the inventor’s home and laboratory), Grounds for Sculpture (a 42-acre sculpture garden, museum and arboretum) and Black history landmarks such as the Harriet Tubman Museum and Underground Railroad sites.
Come explore it all!