Hiking along the footpath of the Appalachian Trail, exploring the casinos and the famous Boardwalk in Atlantic City or just soaking up the sun on a beach are all fun things you can do in the beautiful state of New Jersey! It is known as the “Garden State” and is filled with gorgeous gardens as well as lakes and mountains. The largest cities in the state are actually Newark and Jersey City while the capitol is Trenton. Temperatures vary according to the time of year. Lows in January on average are in the mid-twenties. Highs in July tend to be in the mid-eighties. You must consider the time of year when planning your vacation here as activities offered will vary. Fly, take a train, drive a car or even rent a charter bus to reach your destination.
Newark is the most populated city in New Jersey and is filled with exciting things to do. It is a beautiful city where the most cherry blossoms in the United States can be found. It is home to the Prudential Center, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, the Newark Museum and many other wonderful things to see and partake of. The Prudential Center is where many sports and entertainment events are held. Stroll along the Newark waterfront located along the Passaic River in Riverfront Park. The park truly comes alive during the summer when many events are held such as movies under the stars, dance parties and even outdoor yoga. You can also take a boat ride or rent a kayak. Ironbound is a famous district in Newark that is worth experiencing. It is filled with delicious Spanish, Brazilian and Portuguese restaurants as well as exciting nightlife.
Atlantic City is a place where there is always something happening no matter the time of day. It is home to the famous Boardwalk as well as many thrilling hotels and casinos. The Boardwalk was created in 1870 and it is now four miles long. On one side of the Boardwalk you have beautiful ocean while shops and casinos line the opposite side. There are two well-known piers that extend into the ocean off of the Boardwalk. Steel Pier Amusement Park and Central Pier Arcade will both provide you with many hours of entertainment along with beautiful ocean views. If you don’t feel like walking but still want to experience the Boardwalk, you can rent a unique rolling chair. The chairs allow you to relax and enjoy the views while someone pushes you along the Boardwalk. You can also rent a bicycle to ride along the Boardwalk and get some exercise while you check things out. The ocean provides you with many activity options as well. Surfing, fishing, kayaking and windsurfing are all fun things you can do in Atlantic City. There are also many casinos where you can try your luck at blackjack or the slot machines. They also offer top-notch shows which aren’t to be missed. If you want to explore the entire city there are Jitney minibuses that you can find to take you around. You can also choose a bus rental or a taxi.
Cape May is another gorgeous city worth visiting in this amazing state. Beautiful beaches abound providing you with sand, surf and many activity options. Parasailing, charter boat fishing and jet skiing are all available for your enjoyment. There are also both dolphin and whale watching tours if you want to venture by boat into the ocean. If you are interested in history, there is the Historic Cold Spring Village that will make you feel as if you have gone back in time. It is family friendly and filled with hands-on activities. The Cape May County Zoo is always a fun place to go and spend time admiring beautiful animals. It is open year round. If you are more interested in the arts, the East Lynne Theater Company and the Cape May Stage offer excellent entertainment. If you would like to tour the city, trolley tours are a fun way to see the sights. Travel Through Time Interactive Trolley Tours and MAC are two fun trolley tour options. You can also rent a surrey or a bicycle and ride through the city. There are numerous winery tours available in Cape May such as the Willow Creek Winery.
New Jersey is a beautiful state filled with cities worth exploring. Whatever you most want to do or see you can probably find in this amazing state. Mountains, ocean and lakes can all be experienced here. Contact Shofur today at 1-800-436-8719 to receive a free quote on your next trip.