Many think of New
Jersey as a small state typically overshadowed by New
York City and Philadelphia
due to its relative location to both major cities. However, New
Jersey has many of its own exceptional and interesting qualities
such as the lush and widely preserved Pine Barrens, or the long miles of ocean
beaches, and take for example the state's own large cities;
The state draws in thousands of tourists annually who are driven to visit the
Statue of Liberty or Ellis Island, hike the Appalachian
Trail, or gamble along the coast.
Those who visit are welcomed by resort casinos, hotel suites, friendly
campgrounds, and many other preferred accommodations.
Due to the state's geographical
location, it has always been considered a crossroads for commerce, and of
course the state's largest cities can't help but be directly influenced by both
Philadelphia and New York City,
who encourage and aid New Jersey's
a large New Jersey
city, is very close to NYC and is often used for its conveniently located
airport. Many who visit the city choose to stay in the many hotels located near
the airport, also a short drive or metro ride to NYC. Similarly,
providing the tip off point for ferry rides to Ellis
Island and the Statue of Liberty, is also a historic landmark.
historic downtown and diverse neighborhoods add to the distinctive charm of the
state. Providing lodging to suit the needs of both business and leisure, the city
is a great choice for visitors wanting to travel in and out of state lines.
Other, tourist destinations within
New Jersey are
University and Einstein, the small town of
is quaint and classic. Tourist may stroll the streets and view many of the 19th
century mansions or visit the University campus.
birthplace of that jazzy singer Sinatra, is another classy town. Historic and
filled with memories of days gone by,
is experiencing a rejuvenation by NYC youth. On the other hand,
offers visitors a completely different experience. A rather large resort town
on the edge of the ocean, Atlantic city
is a buzz with casinos, theme rides, hotels, and themed lodging.
Without a doubt New Jersey is abundantly diverse and chock
full of history and entertainment. Whether traveling to the state for tourism,
business, or leisure, this state has the right accommodations to suit the needs
of every visitor.
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