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Long Beach Island New Jersey 2016 - Drone Footage
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From serene to bustling, New Jersey has a range of beach experiences. Island Beach State Park, flanked by the Atlantic Ocean and Barnegat Bay, is one of the few remaining undeveloped barrier beaches. The 1,214-hectare park offers educational programs, trails, swimming and vantage points for watching birds, especially ospreys.

Year-round resort towns such as Seaside Heights and Cape May are famous for their boardwalks, fishing piers and activities and events like the Polar Bear Plunge, St. Patrick’s Day Parade, and seafood and barbecue festivals.

Nightlife doesn’t get better than in Atlantic City, where the famous beachfront boardwalk guides visitors to casinos, shops and hotels. Spend time in Newark and Jersey City for dining, shopping and culture. Combine a love of art and history at attractions such as the Newark Museum, the Morris Museum in Morristown, the New Jersey State Museum and Planetarium in Trenton and smaller venues throughout the state.

The Garden State offers activities in all four seasons, from beach vacations to winter skiing on the slopes at Campgaw Mountain in Mahwah and Mountain Creek in Vernon. Opportunities abound for golfing, riding horses, hiking, parasailing, and fishing in the ocean, bays and lakes.

Long Beach Island New Jersey 2016 - Drone Footage
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Fun Fact

New Jersey is known as the “diner capital of the world” for its many low-key, cozy restaurants serving up nostalgia and comfort foods.
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New Jersey is known as the “diner capital of the world” for its many low-key, cozy restaurants serving up nostalgia and comfort foods.

Must see places

Liberty State Park

Liberty State Park

See Ellis Island, where 12 million immigrated to the USA passed through between 1892 to 1954, then visit the nearby Statute of Liberty, France’s gift to the U.S., via ferry tours leaving from Liberty State Park.

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Six Flags Greatest Adventure and Wild Safari

The adventurous can take a wild ride on a roller coaster, then watch talented entertainers or see exotic animals up-close during a drive-through safari. End the day at a festive block party.

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Stone Pony

This Asbury Park nightclub can boast that New Jersey natives and rock stars Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi have performed there. Both up-and-coming and popular bands continue to perform here.

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Cape May

Cape May

This entire resort town is a National Historic District. See why when you ride a trolley to admire 600 buildings with Victorian architecture. While there, eat fresh seafood and go on a winery tour.

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Grounds for Sculpture

See 300 contemporary sculptures in the 17-hectare park in Hamilton. Snap a photo of one of the tame peacocks wandering the grounds, then stroll inside to view rotating exhibits.

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The Ace Hotel Rooftop in Downtown Los Angeles, California
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Spring tulips framing the George Washington statue in Boston Public Garden
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Destination

Boston

Colorful houses with character
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Destination

Newport

Looking down on Bruce Springsteen at Prudential Center
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Destination

Newark