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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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