Great Cities to Visit in New Jersey:
- Atlantic City
- Jersey City
5 Fun Things to Enjoy in New Jersey:
- Cape May County Park and Zoo: Located on Cape May, this free zoo has been in operation since 1986 and has made major contributions to conservation. Through its non-profit corporation that provides funding it has continued to grow.
- Grounds for Sculpture: Since 1992, Grounds for Sculpture has worked towards bringing an understanding and appreciation for modern sculpture to everybody. They are located on 42 acres in Hamilton, New Jersey and display a rotating exhibition by well known and emerging artists.
- Princeton University Art Museum: The Princeton University Art Museum seeks to bring the arts to enrich the arts’ understanding for students, scholars, and visitors of all kinds as one of the world’s greatest wide-ranging museums in a university setting.
- Liberty State Park: Liberty State Park is a green retreat in the middle of urban northern New Jersey. With the Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island as an impressive background, Liberty State Park is one of New Jersey’s most spectacular parks.
- Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum: The museum invites guests to discover aviation, New Jersey, military and WW II history during “hands-on,” fun and enlightening activities for the entire family. Bring the kids and go back in time to this 92,000 square foot example of the 1940’s.
Major Convention Centers:
- Atlantic City Convention Center: The Atlantic City Convention Center provides 486,600 adjoining square feet of exhibit space, as well as 45 meeting rooms featuring an extra 109,100 square feet, plentiful pre-function space, and all the services you would expect.
- Meadowlands Exposition Center: The 61,000 square foot SMG Managed Meadowlands Exposition Center is excited to be the leading New Jersey convention center that conference planners and trade show producers choose. Since opening its doors in 1990, the MEC constantly exceeds planners, exhibitors, and attendee’s expectations.
National Park Services - New Jersey (U.S. National Park Service)
New Jersey has 9 National Parks and 1,673 National Register of Historic Places
- Paterson Great Falls: In 1791, Paterson, America's first planned industrial city, was centered on the Great Falls of the Passaic River. Cotton, silk, locomotives, paper, airplanes, and more; they all came from the same place - Paterson, NJ. From these first mills would come industries that would change the United States from an agriculture base to an industrial one.
- Delaware Water Gap: Kayaks and rafts slip down the river between tree covered mountains; fishermen wade the trout streams; hikers enjoy the view of the valley from a ridge or look into the 1000-foot-deep Water Gap. The valley has been inhabited for 10,000 years. Floodplains helped the Native farmer survive; waterfalls brought in the Victorian vacationer. Today, a 70,000-acre park welcomes those who seek adventure close to home.
NASCAR: Less than 100 miles away in Long Pond Pennsylvania is Pocono Raceway.
- Known as the “Tricky Triangle”, Pocono’s unique triangle shape lends itself to exciting racing with the longest straightaway and the widest main straight, which in turn means many lead changes.