One of the Mid-Atlantic States, New Jersey is often overshadowed by neighbouring New York City but New Jersey – the Garden State beckons you to visit and discover the unexpected pleasures and beauty of its six distinct tourism regions. It boasts miles of sandy beaches along the Atlantic coast, lined with many holiday resorts, bustling boardwalks and quaint seaside towns that draw visitors to enjoy the sun, surf and excitement of the famous Jersey shore.
The world's first boardwalk has its home in Atlantic City, which is also famous for its 24-hour entertainment and casino hotels redolent of Las Vegas. The old-world charm of Cape May takes you back to the Victorian age with its beautifully restored 19th-century buildings, home to some of the finest Bed and Breakfast Inns anywhere. In between are miles of fun and entertainment, from water parks and zoos to Ferris wheels, roller coasters, shopping and nightlife.
Nature lovers can enjoy wilderness hiking trails in the scenic hills of the Skylands that also offers perfect conditions for skiing in winter. Wonder at the spectacular landscape, rugged mountains, scenic forests, regarded as nature at its finest.
Trot through central New Jersey and watch the exhilarating horse races at Monmouth Race Track or explore New Jersey’s intriguing past at Princeton and Trenton. Historically this region is known as the Military Capital of the Revolution and visitors can trace the movements of General George Washington and his troops during the winter of 1779 at the Morristown National Historic Park. The state's rich history also includes some of America's greatest inventors and physicists such as Thomas Edison and Albert Einstein, and the Liberty State Park overlooking the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.