Home to many amusement parks from top to bottom, including major theme parks like Six Flags Great Adventure & Safari, New Jersey offers an abundance of kiddie rides as well as adult fan-fare and family fun for all you thrill seekers!
A well-rounded arcade may be hard to come by, but not in New Jersey. Huge attractions, vintage favorites like Ski-Ball, Laser Tag, the latest in virtual reality adventure, all cater to the youth of New Jersey, as well as the adults. Who said life can’t be fun & games?
Are you looking for a taste of South Eastern and Western Asia or beyond, fine dining in New Jersey will get you pretty darn close this side of the hemisphere. Whether seeking a Hibachi-style experience, traditional Chinese dishes, classic Korean BBQ, or specialty hand-rolled Japanese sushi, the fusion of flavors are all blended for the best of Asian selections.
What is summer without a memorable festival? Experiencing the fun and excitement that a festival provides should be on your summer bucket list. Festivals not only create lasting memories for you and your friends and family , these celebrations support local businesses and strengthen our communities. When you attend a festival in NJ, it provides many small businesses the opportunity to showcase their offerings. Did you know that there are a number of diverse festivals in New Jersey featured almost every month ? There are many different types of festivals featuring music, food, amusements, culture and more. You can experience the magic of a hot air balloon ride or jamming to great music on the beach while eating your favorite fair food. From music to food trucks to fairs and everything in between , the NJ Guide is your go to guide for all the festival fun that the great state of NJ has to offer!…
No-one likes a bad bagel. And one thing is for sure, New Jersey sure has an obsession with dough- and a special fascination with the finest water created bagels – perfectly baked crispy on the outside, and fluffy on the inside. New Jersey has taken bagels to a whole new level. Bagel Community Rejoice!
Cakes, donuts, pastries, bread, cookies: Whatever would we New Jerseyans do without the confection of a local bake shop? Amazingly sweet treats, meticulously designed in detail, custom for any celebratory occasion or simply a delicious morning baked good and/or gratifying dessert is what we run on!
Common misconception: You can’t get good old-fashioned BBQ anywhere but within the confines of the Southern and Western borders. However, the real deal of barbeque joints may in fact be just around the corner served up with a side of Southern hospitality.
Can we talk about beaches without boasting about our very own history, family-oriented Jersey Shore. Stretching along the coastline of the east, New Jersey is home to some of the sandiest and most lively, vibrant beaches perfect to get your bronze on all summer long!
Strolling along NJ's epic boardwalks of our ‘beachest’ towns, you will find everything from rides, games & prizes, and arcades to water parks and aquariums, shopping, splash playgrounds and mini-golf courses. If it’s a little adult leisure you are seeking? Various dance clubs, rooftops, bars and restaurants line the strip. Are you not entertained?
New Jersey is in a lane all its own when it comes to bowling allies. Get your mind out of the gutter, we bowl with either vintage or sophisticated recreation in mind- paired with loud music, up-scale entertainment, trivia nights and more. When we bowl, it’s always a Strike!
New Jersey Is Home To Over 100 Microbreweries Featuring Unique Brews From Cape May To Hoboken.
Time-honored Americana, structurally-crafted with precision and finishing touches, and impeccability cooked with integrity, there is no greater virtue for any New Jersey foodie than the bite of a burger in its purest form! New Jersey is known for burgers so juicy they should be outlawed!
NJ Parks and campgrounds offer a wealth of options for the camper who wants to be one with nature, spending a night under the stars to the modern-day glamper seeking the indoor/outdoor lodging experience without the hassle of pitching tents, catching dinner, or hiding from bears! Whether you prefer camping in a traditional camper, tent or just want a taste of the woods by renting a cabin, a New Jersey camping adventure awaits!
– Is there anything sweeter than the heavenly pleasures of candy? Just the colorful sight of New Jersey staple Salt Water Taffy ignites feelings of nostalgia and can capture a youthful joy on faces of all ages! And Chocolate-dipped anything? Ummm, yes please!
Monster portions of sandwiches overflowing with tender, salty deli meats is legendary in the land of Jersey. Hoagies, Subs, Heroes, it doesn’t matter that you call them, a fantastic deli (whether Kosher, Jewish, Italian, etc.) sets the standard for every NJ neighborhood.
From the origin of vintage dives to the evolution of modern, upscale eateries, crowds flock to their favorite diner spot for a much-needed grease fix to jumpstart their days or perhaps an after-hours pre-hangover cure. New Jersey has boasted ourselves as the ‘Diner Capital of the World’ and for good reason, with plentiful options to explore on any menu. Long Live the Diner!
See the process of how your favorite spirits are made with specialty ingredients like artisanal liquors, ciders, or meads in our Distillery Directory! Pour yourself a cocktail because it’s always Happy Hour in NJ.
Presenting business trades, industry-shows, art expositions and conventions (like ComicCon), all around New Jersey’s cultural centers are a huge part of New Jersey’s hybrid conference experience! Mainly focused on exhibitors, related to the topic, expos can be both social and educational!
Rich in sustainable open land and produce markets, New Jersey is a Farm-to-Table mecca! Locally grown agriculture, organic ingredients and well-maintained livestock, all make for the freshest cuisine across the Garden State. Thrill your palate with healthy, domestic dining fare worth the diet transformation.
New Jersey is dedicated to our picturesque farmland and agriculture. And why wouldn’t we be? It’s a booming foundation for industry, as well as season social activities like apple picking, pumpkin picking, corn mazes, horseback riding, and more!
Influenced by a wide variety of iconic musical landscapes, New Jersey is a staple stop-off for every festival to set up shop. From classic street fairs to niche parades or extended-weekend events, there are tons of local fairs and music festivals in NJ to add to your calendar!
New Jersey offers unparalleled elegance, atmosphere, and the delectable, decadent recipes in that every European kitchen and bistro serves without having to board a plane. Each bite, is guaranteed to make patrons gasp “Ooh La La!” Bon Appetit!
Featuring a city often compared to an ‘adult playground’, casinos and racetracks run the show in New Jersey. You never have to gamble on whether or not you will have a good time- unless you lose your savings!
On a search for spectacular libations and comfort food, explore the world of nearby New Jersey-based gastropubs. A relatively new term, pub and grubs are restaurants serving up more than just local brews, spirits, and bar food, they more often provide a great social environment with Live Music, entertainment, adult gaming and more!