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10 Beautiful Places In New Jersey That You Should Visit

Updated: Jun 9, 2020

New Jersey has so many gorgeous spots and beautiful areas to explore! Check out this list of 10 beautiful places in New Jersey that you should visit!

Paterson Great Falls

Take in views of the rushing water at the "Niagra Falls" of New Jersey. Stop at one of the many viewing areas to get a good look at this historic Jersey gem.

Cape May

Cape May, New Jersey instills the beauty of old victorian homes. Take a day strolling the streets and taking in the beauty of the many "Painted Lady" homes.

Grounds For Sculpture

Located in Hamilton, New Jersey is this 42-acre sculpture and museum park. It features over 100 larger than life pieces of work displayed gorgeously through the landscaped property.

East Point Lighthouse

The East Point Lighthouse is located on the Delaware Bay and has been guiding fishermen and pleasure boaters since 1849. It stands alone in a picturesque setting on the Southern Bayshore in Cumberland County

Appalachian Trail Boardwalk

The Appalachian Trail Boardwalk is over 1.5 miles of elevated path and includes a 110-foot extension bridge that spans over what was once a prehistoric lake! Depending on the time of the year you go you'll have amazing views of blooming trees, summer nature, fall foliage or snow-covered mountains!

Mount Tammany

Mount Tammany is a challenging hike that yields amazing views of the Deleware River and Water Gap in Northern New Jersey. The loop trail is just about 3 miles long and takes 2-3 hours to complete (Including time to take in the views!)

Princeton New Jersey

Known for its ivy league college Princeton New Jersey is full of beautiful stone buildings, colonial architecture, and charming downtown.

Whitesbog Village

is a historic company town, founded in the 1870s. In the early 1900s, Whitesbog was the largest cranberry farm in New Jersey. It was here that the first cultivated blueberry was developed. Open year-round there are many museums, trails and nature sites to explore and learn.

Duke Farms

At Duke Farms you'll find over 1,000 acres of sprawling landscapes and water features designed and built by James Buchanan Duke. Spending a whole day getting lost wandering the many trails and paths that go throughout the land is easy!

Island Beach State Park

Located just south of Seaside New Jersey is a preserved barrier island that protects a number of natural shoreline and nearshore habitats. The park is nearly 10 miles of sandy shoreline filled with nature.

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