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About New Jersey

Also known as the Garden State, New Jersey was once likened to a huge barrel, with both ends open; one of which is plucked by New York and the other by Pennsylvania.

The state capital of New Jersey is Trenton.

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States neighbouring New Jersey: Delaware, Pennsylvania and New York.

Around New Jersey

New Jersey State gets its name from Jersey Island, in the English Channel.

The first people to live on the land now known as New Jersey were the Delaware Indians.

The Garden State

New Jersey promotes its outstanding agricultural industry through its Jersey Fresh campaign.

Jersey Fresh fruits and vegetables must pass a grading program to ensure they are of the highest quality.

Visit New Jersey

You could visit New Jersey over a thousand times and still miss out on amazing places to see and thrilling things to do.

Far from a one-and-done destination, New Jersey wows with 130 miles of spectacularly soft shorelines.

Beyond these beautiful beaches, NJ cities pulse with exciting entertainment and culinary pleasures.

Parks and natural wonders invite exhilarating recreation, or complete relaxation.

One-of-a-kind attractions keep visitors coming back for more as history, art and culture come to life at sites that can only be found in New Jersey.

No matter what your interests, there's bound to be a perfect vacation waiting for you to enjoy in New Jersey.

Edison Historic Site

The Edison National Historic Site - in West Orange, New Jersey - contains the library, workshop, laboratory and home of Thomas A. Edison; America's greatest inventor.

Atlantic City

With nearly 37 million visitors each year, it's easy to see why the Greater Atlantic City Region is called 'America's Favourite Playground'.

If you just want to come to Atlantic City to drop a roll of quarters in the slots, there are return coaches from New York City.

The bus journey is about 2.5 hours each way.

Atlantic City Visitors

Make your first stop, the Atlantic City Visitor Welcome Center.

Ideally located on the Atlantic City Expressway just minutes outside of the city.

What better place to learn of all the things to see and do during your stay in Atlantic City.


Princeton, first settled by Quakers in 1696, is the site of Princeton University.

In 1777 a battle of the American War of Independence took place in the area, in which Americans under General George Washington surprised and defeated a superior British force.


Trenton is in the middle of the western border of New Jersey, on the Delaware River.

Among the points of interest in New Jersey's capital are the golden-domed State House, the Old Masonic Lodge, the Friends Meeting House, and Trent House; the home of William Trent, after whom the city is named.

The Trenton Battle Monument is also here.

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