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Visiting New Jersey

True, the oil refineries give Manhattan some strange sunsets, almost as orange as the cast of MTV’s Jersey Shore, but the Garden State isn’t all blow-outs and fist pumping. It’s also the home of the architecturally stunning Princeton, Jackson Township’s Six Flags Great Adventure, and the casino-lined boardwalk of Atlantic City.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo. ... Read More
True, the oil refineries give Manhattan some strange sunsets, almost as orange as the cast of MTV’s Jersey Shore, but the Garden State isn’t all blow-outs and fist pumping. It’s also the home of the architecturally stunning Princeton, Jackson Township’s Six Flags Great Adventure, and the casino-lined boardwalk of Atlantic City.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips New Jersey

Riding the Jitney

Written by Saphira on 02 Mar, 2009

Think of it as Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride with casinos, and instead of Toady, Ratty and Moley, you have intoxicated college kids, the lady who smells like a pack of cigarettes who just played slots for ten hours and the guy listening to his iPod…Read More


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Best Place - Ever and Ever to Me

Written by petterbroklin on 24 Oct, 2008

ATLANTIC CITY is situated at New Jersey State in USA. It’s a most visited place In New Jersey. Main attraction of this city is gambling because gambling is legal at there. So mostly gambling lover visited there for our best play. They’re a best and…Read More


The Loin's Den

Written by ripplefan2 on 21 Jun, 2007

What summer time would be complete without a trip to a gambling town? So we packed the car, grabbed whatever money we had and headed down to Atlantic City, New Jersey so a fun filled weekend. However, when we got there, there was some kind…Read More


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Watchung Reservation- A Background

Written by Joekirr on 26 Nov, 2006

Watchung Reservation is an over 2000 acre park in Union County, NJ. The Watchung Mountains were formed millions of years ago when the area was the scene of volcanic activity. This is one of the reasons to hike the Reservation; the idea that you are…Read More


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Wolf Photo Shoot

Written by cindylou11157 on 09 Nov, 2006

Lakota Wolf Preserve is located in the mountains of the Delaware Water Gap. It is a chance of a lifetime to watch listen to packs of Tundra, Timber, and Artic wolves. This preserve offers the opportunity to photograph wolves without any obstructions. It might be a…Read More


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Fishing The Raritan Bay

Written by mstansberry on 02 Sep, 2004

The area north of Sandy Hook is one of the best places to catch striped bass throughout the year. But during the hottest fishing months, the high spot between the channels called Flynn’s Knoll looks like a parking lot. The party boats are anchored up,…Read More


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Festival Review

Written by mstansberry on 30 Aug, 2004

The 2003 Red Bank International Film Festival (RBIFF) was put on by the Freedom Film Society, a group generally in their mid-twenties that are involved with the arts community and have careers. More than a few live with their parents. It’s a testament to the…Read More


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Avalon Seafood and Produce Market

Written by diminor1929 on 29 Aug, 2003

This unassuming sounding little stop serves truly excellent food with a gourmet flair. The seafood is the freshest you will find on Jersey shore, but I must warn you: you will pay a little more for this ultimate experience in take-out seafood dining. Rated #1…Read More


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Good info to have

Written by Ishtar on 04 Jan, 2006

If you plan to spend a week or more in Atlantic City, hanging out in a time share resort, you may want to jot down some of this information which will help in making your stay more enjoyable. The very first thing I had sworn…Read More


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Where to Stay

Written by beachbumm63 on 28 Mar, 2006

After 16 years of staying in Ocean City, I have to say I'm a pretty seasoned veteran. Sadly, this year the house my family has stayed in for many many years was sold. It was definitely the least attractive house on the street, so the…Read More


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