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Places to visit in New Jersey

New Jersey is a state located in the Northeastern area of the United States, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean. The beach is one of the most preferred places to visit in New Jersey, as it’s attracts tourists from all over the world. The tourism is very important for the economy of the state, so you can be sure you won’t be disappointed if you go here.

Atlantic City is a gambling resort, being the most popular from all the places to visit in New Jersey. In the begging, middle of the 19th century, it was supposed to be a quiet, peaceful seaside resort town. As time passed by, no less than eleven big casinos and countless resorts, shops and restaurants appeared, offering a great variety of activities for tourist to enjoy their time here.

One of the oldest cities in the United States, being one of the incredible places to visit in New Jersey, is Freehold. This city dates back to the middle of the 17th century, and is strongly tied to the American Revolution. It is known mostly for being the hometown of Bruce Springsteen. Nowadays this city offers a variety of restaurant, shops and renovated Victorian homes. Taking a walk downtown will provide you the satisfaction of seeing one of the city’s oldest buildings, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, which was constructed in 1683.

If you’re looking for a charming seaside resort, through all the places to visit in New Jersey, you can’t Miss Cape May. It was voted the ninth best beach in the world by Travelers Choice Beaches Awards. Biking, swimming and kayaking are some of the activities in the list of recreational and leisure things to do in this beautiful resort. Built in the 1859, the Cape May Lighthouse represent a great addition to the locations that tourist can visit. You can also try a whale or dolphin watching boat trip. If you’re an enthusiast of sea food, then for sure this is the place for you, as Cape May is one of the largest commercial fishing ports in the United States.

Well renown among students, and not only, Princeton is also one of the interesting places to visit in New Jersey. Home of the Ivy League Princeton University, this chic college town dates back to the middle of the 18th century. A great diversity of shops, museum, restaurants and pubs can be found in the area of Palmer Square. If you’re a history fan, you can visit Princeton Battlefield State Park, the place where George Washington defeated British Regulars in 1777.

 

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