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Top 5 Attractions in New Jersey

Popular New Jersey landmarks and tourist spots

  • 1 Cape May

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    This peninsula, in New Jersey, resides in a stretch of land between Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean and the city named after it is part of the Ocean City Metropolitan area. The population of the city is of around 4000 residents, but in the summer a lot more come to this place, who are attracted by its gorgeous landscapes and sights. For tourists the main attraction is the older buildings in the Victorian style.

    Another great attraction is the number of incredible seaside resorts in the area, in fact Cape May is one of the top ten locations in America for its beaches and this for sure has allowed the place to grow and expand in terms of tourism ...

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  • Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey, offers quite a different type of experience that one shouldn't refuse. The facility offers a great array of scientific exhibits and, as a novelty, it features the greatest IMAX dome in the entire US. It is for sure a great place for educational resources and for those with an interest in science and technology.

    Quite recently, on July 19, 2007 the museum has finalized an expansion renewal project, the entire value of the works being estimated at 109 million dollars ...

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  • New Jersey has some wonderful places that you can use for your free time of for your vacation but when you have nature in your mind then you can't go wrong with a stroll in Island Beach State Park. It is found in the Barnegat Peninsula in the Ocean County and you will find that its maintenance and operation is guarded by the state departments of Forestry and Parks.

    The park is a tourist attraction and for all the good reasons because it offers some of the greatest beaches in the zone ...

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  • If you happen to be walking about the West State Street in Trenton, New Jersey, one great attraction that is sure to keep you busy and entertained for hours on end would be a visit to the New Jersey State Museum. This is a place that hosts a great collection of fine art and other type of artifacts, some of which are quite old, dating back to the 19th century in some cases.

    Another interesting find while you are around is the planetarium that is hosted inside the museum ...

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  • The coastal region of New Jersey features a great sightseeing beacon, that is the tallest lighthouse in the New Jersey state and the 3rd tallest building constructed out of masonry meant to be a lighthouse in the entire US. It was built in 1854 and its completion was celebrated in 1857 when it was first lighted. At the moment, although it is lit every night it no longer is a n active aid to sailors but rather a touristic attraction for its many visitors.

    Everybody is invited to climb inside it, for a small fee which takes the form of donations ...

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You can also rate and vote for your favorite New Jersey sightseeing places, famous historical landmarks, and best things to do in New Jersey by visiting the individual New Jersey attraction pages.


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