New Jersey is a part of North Eastern America that you have to go and visit at some point in your lifetime. If you find yourself on your next adventure to this part of the Atlantic coast, then here are a few things to have on your bucket list to do in New Jersey.
If you’re a thrill seeker, then a trip to an amusement park should be definitely on the cards. New Jersey is home to Six Flags Great Adventure which is not too far from Holmeson. It’s a huge amusement park and even had a wildlife park, so after you’re done throwing your stomach every which way, you can ease it off and explore the wildlife they have on show. It’s highly recommended by all those who’ve been before, so if you can stop en route at Six Flags, then do!
If you’re staying at the Holiday Inn Hazlet, then you’re not too far from Sandy Hook island. It’s a National recreation area that draws a lot of tourists to it due to its bird watching, camping and hiking opportunities. It’s possible to get to it via car or ferry. Tickets are sold as you get on the ferry and cost around $45. There’s also a bike path that covers most of the hook, so if you are a keen cyclist, then this will be a perfect excursion for you.
George Washington Bridge
It goes without saying that there are some things that man has created are simply jaw-dropping, and the George Washington Bridge is one of them. It’s a double-decked suspension bridge that spans the Hudson River. The bridge is named after the first president of the US, George Washington. If you fancied a walk, you can actually walk along the bridge and to do this, it’ll take you twenty minutes if done at a leisurely pace. Just make sure that you’re not afraid of heights!
The Atlantic City boardwalk was the first boardwalk in America. It’s an iconic spot that’s home to many shops and restaurants that date back to 1870. It’s certainly one for those who enjoy the view as the picturesque oceanfront is a beautiful sight to behold. Take a walk on the beach, gamble at some of the casinos and dine at some of the tastiest places that the boardwalk has to offer.
One World Trade Center
It’s difficult to imagine that New York suffered such a great loss to two iconic buildings, however, One World Trade Center stands magnificently tall in the face of terror. It’s a great place to visit and to reflect on those who lost their lives during 9/11. Make sure to pay your respects at the memorial museum too.
With so much to see and do in New Jersey, you’ll definitely need a long stay, so get your flights booked and explore what this wonderful state has to offer. You won’t be disappointed, and you’ll definitely want to go back once you’ve visited.