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16 Picture-Perfect Spots in New Jersey

By Lakshya Kaushik

January 15, 2024

New Jersey might be small, but it's packed with lots of amazing places and tourist attractions.

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From stunning beaches to charming towns, there's something for everyone in the Garden State.

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So grab your camera and get ready to capture some amazing pics at these 16 picture-perfect spots:

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Cape May is a nice beach town. Has Victorian homes. Also known for bird watching. And beautiful sunsets.

Cape May

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The Delaware Water Gap has pretty cliffs and waterfalls. Can hike along the Appalachian Trail. And see rafters in the river.

Delaware Water Gap

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Island Beach State Park has sandy beaches. Can see many types of coastal birds. Walking trails go through marshes and dunes.

Island Beach State Park

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 For a touch of history and architectural grandeur, don't miss the Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal in Liberty State Park. 

Central Railroad

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Princeton town looks like a nice college. Has many historic buildings. And statues of famous people like Einstein.

Princeton Town

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The Jersey Shore has many popular beaches. Like Sandy Hook, Asbury Park, and Ocean City. Ride amusement park rides or relax on the beach.

Explore Beaches

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The Palisades cliffs overlook the Hudson River. A nice place for hikes with great views of the water.

The Pallisades Cliffs

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The Great Falls is an impressive waterfall. The Passaic River roars over steep cliffs. A pretty place to walk and picnic.

The Great Falls

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The Delaware & Raritan Canal trail is nice for biking. Runs along a waterway with bridges and locks. Spot birds, turtles, and canal boats.

Delaware Canal trail

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Lambertville on the Delaware River is a cute town. Has antique shops, galleries, and restaurants. Walk across a foot bridge to Pennsylvania.

Lambertville

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Liberty State Park offers views of NYC skyline. Statue of Liberty close by. Large green space by the water to enjoy.

Liberty State Park

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Branch Brook Park has cherry blossom trees like D.C. See pink flowers bloom in Spring. Pretty spot for family photos.

Branch Brook Park

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High Point State Park has great views from NJ’s highest point. Lake Marcia popular for fishing, boating, and hiking.

High Point State Park

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 Hike or bike through the trails, or paddle down the Mullica River for a peaceful escape. 

Pine Barrens

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This Bridgewater oasis offers a variety of activities, from fishing and boating to picnicking and playing sports. 

Duke Island Park

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This historic train station is now a museum, offering exhibits on the history of transportation in New Jersey.

Cape May Lewis Terminal

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With these 16 amazing spots, your New Jersey photo album will be bursting with beauty and memories! 

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So grab your camera, lace up your walking shoes, and get ready to discover the Garden State's hidden gems.

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