Top 5 Attractions in New Jersey

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Cape May LighthouseNew Jersey is also called Garden City for a reason – a quarter of it has lush pine forest and farmland, though the state is brimming with high-tech businesses and banking headquarters. Not to mention, the 127 miles of spectacular beaches that make the state a perfect package for a fun-loving tourist. Here are top 5 attractions for you if you plan to visit New Jersey this holiday.

1. Atlantic City and the Boardwalk

 

Atlantic City in New Jersey is one of the most popular seaside resort towns on US’s Northeastern Coast and is famous for its Boardwalk. Built in 1870, this 4-mile long promenade is home to the majority of attractions of the city, from its countless hotels and resorts to its surviving piers, like Steel Pier. There are other alternatives to walking on the Boardwalk like the traditional rickshaw-like rolling chairs, bike rentals and New Jersey bus rental, which are equally fun.

Boardwalk

2. Old Victorian Cape May

 

Cape May is on Delaware Bay at the southernmost tip of New Jersey. It was discovered in the 18th and 19th centuries by the wealthy when it used to enjoy its heyday as a stylish resort town. Even six US presidents couldn’t resist the temptation of having summer homes here drawn by its attractions that pull tourists even today – superb beaches, the quaint 1859 Cape May Point Lighthouse and many fabulous Victorian-style holiday homes. One of their best examples is the 1879-built 18-room mansion Emlen Physick Estate, now a museum. Another best attraction is the Yankee, an 80-foot tall yacht offering various harbor tours and whale-sighting and dolphin-sighting cruises.

Cape May Lighthouse

3. Thomas Edison National Historic Park

 

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The former home and laboratory of the most famous son of the state, Thomas Edison, Thomas Edison National Historic Park is a pride of New Jersey and a must-see. It’s this place where groundbreaking technologies like sound recordings, movie cameras and batteries were invented. Edison’s Queen Anne style 29-room home in itself is a feast to eyes; plus, you can take a close look at his labs, original artifacts and vintage movies.

 

4. Grounds for Sculpture

 

If you are an art lover (and also nature lover) you should not miss the Grounds of Sculpture in the town of Hamilton. This is a 42-acre sculpture park and museum founded in 1992 to appreciate contemporary sculpture and is one of the most popular art exhibits in the state.

 

5. Paterson Great Falls

 

Visit New Jersey’s Niagara Falls, the Great Falls in Paterson for great fun. You can enjoy the views of the falls from various locations including Mary Ellen Kramer Park and Haines Overlook Park. Don’t miss, however, the most dramatic views from the footbridge that spans Falls Gorge.

Paterson Great Falls

These are just a few of the New Jersey attractions but are enough to give you an idea of why you should essentially visit this incredible state. You can easily reach here with numerous ways like Nashville transportation. So, plan your next holiday to New Jersey and make it unforgettable.

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