New Jersey, just south of New York City, provides easy access to all the activities of the giant metropolis, but offers plenty of appeal in its own right.
Enjoy gardens, gambling, ocean and the Appalachians. Enjoy endless sand at Cape May beaches. Climb the Cape May Lighthouse and look over the Atlantic Ocean and Delaware Bay. Take a boat trip to watch for whales and dolphins.
For a different type of oceanfront excitement, visit Atlantic City. Here a dozen casinos offer not only gambling opportunities, but also top-billed entertainment. Find family-friendly activities along the famous Atlantic City Boardwalk, with restaurants, shops, beaches and ever-popular saltwater taffy.
Visit Ocean City for more great beaches and a quieter boardwalk. You’ll also find mini-golf, arcades, amusement parks and more kid-focused entertainment. Enjoy the Ocean City Pops Orchestra throughout the summer. Try surfing the Atlantic Ocean.
Go to Liberty State Park in Jersey City for views of New York City and a pleasant stroll along the Hudson River or a ferry ride to the Statue of Liberty. See the Empty Sky New Jersey 9/11 Memorial, engraved with names of the 749 New Jersey residents who died during the 2001 attacks. The monument’s geometry draws viewers’ eyes to the site of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan.
Farther up the Hudson, visit Palisades Interstate Park. Follow 30 miles (48 kilometers) of trails along the Hudson’s west banks at water level or upon tall cliffs offering views of the George Washington Bridge and New York City beyond.
As the Garden State, New Jersey lives up to its name with the New Jersey Botanical Garden at Skylands. Wander the gardens and 1,000 acres (405 hectares) of woodlands and listen to summer concerts under the stars.
New Jersey’s largest city, Newark, is so close to New York City it’s practically a sixth borough. Enjoy sporting events, performing arts and shopping. Drive an hour west to hike a portion of the Appalachian Trail. From ocean to mountains, New Jersey delivers a splendid vacation.
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Home to an IMAX theater, this beachfront casino hotel is on the Boardwalk, 4 blocks from the Atlantic City Convention Center, and less than a mile from Ocean One Pier.
Located in Atlantic City, this beachfront hotel is on the boardwalk and within a 15-minute walk of Garden Pier and Steel Pier. Atlantic City Beach and Altman Playground are also within 10 minutes.
Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City is right on the water in the Marina District, 12 miles (19 km) from the airport. Harrah’s shuttle bus provides convenient transport to attractions like the legendary boardwalk, with its shops, casinos, and restaurants, less than 4 miles (6.5km) away.
Nestled on the beach, this Atlantic City hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Steel Pier, Boardwalk Hall, and Atlantic City Convention Center. Brigantine Beach and Heritage Park are also within 9 mi (15 km). Atlantic City Rail Terminal is 30 minutes by foot.
Located in the Renaissance Pointe area near the state marina, this Atlantic City, 43-story resort is about 2.5 miles from the convention center and the Boardwalk, as well as from The Walk shopping area.
Bally's Atlantic City Hotel & Casino is steps from the boardwalk, a half-block from the beach, and a 3-minute walk from the Pier Shops at Caesars. Guests can laze on the sand or hit the boutiques, while nearby Central Pier Arcade makes for a fun family excursion with its games and go-kart speedway.
A 7-minute complimentary shuttle ride from the Newark Airport, this 349-room hotel is six miles from Jersey Gardens (shopping) and 16 miles from Manhattan.
With its prime location on the boardwalk, Caesars Atlantic City Resort & Casino places guests within range of countless entertainment and gaming venues. Families can drive 5 minutes to Steel Pier for classic seaside amusements, or 30 minutes to Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge for fishing or birdwatching.