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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

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What's New in Atlantic City?

Written by Ishtar on 04 Jan, 2006

What’s changed in Atlantic City since I was here last at the turn of the century? We were here when everyone thought the world would come to a standstill in 2000; remember the Y2K scare? Of course, we rang in the New Year at Caesar’s…Read More


What to Do at the Jersey Shore During the Off-Season

Written by kgk5005 on 09 Dec, 2008

The Jersey Shore: Warm sand, crashing waves, miles of boardwalk. Just an hour from New York or Philadelphia, it ought to be the perfect summer escape for residents of the tri-state area. But here's the real picture: in 90 degree heat,…Read More


Less Than Great Adventure

Written by hankiam on 22 Nov, 2006

The price gouging started at the gate with the $48 entrance fee (over $50 with tax). Even with Two-for-One discounts, that came to over $125 for my wife, my three sons, – 19, 14 and nearly eight years of age – and me. In the…Read More


Lady Malin in the 11th Century (Medieval Times)

Written by Truly Malin on 17 Jun, 2006

I’d seen them before: looming concrete castles topped with colorful flags fluttering in the tropical breezes of vacation destinations like Orlando, Florida. I’d seen their 10% off coupons in many a hotel lobby, and had heard rumors of eating with one’s hands and calling other…Read More


Atlantic City-Fish Bowl

Written by Saphira on 23 Aug, 2005

You may think that Atlantic City is the place to go to be with the young, the hip, and the sexy. After all, that is what they advertise. Instead, you will mostly find overweight baby-boomers and seniors, many riding their jazzy power chairs…Read More


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My Dinner Cruise on the River Lady

Written by Samlawali on 01 Jul, 2005

River Lady One Robbins Parkway Toms River, NJ 08753 732/349-8664 732/349-1720 I attended a surprise retirement party for a friend this week on the River Lady. It was a lovely evening to be out on the water for a couple of hours. While the air was humid, I knew…Read More


My First Time

Written by Samlawali on 01 Jun, 2006

Wall Stadium1803 State Route 34Wall, NJ 07719Tel. (732) 681-6400www.wallspeedway.comOn the pretense of picking up a recliner from a friend, my dad asked me to accompany him on a trip to nearby Wall Township on a Saturday evening about 10 years ago. With no idea of…Read More


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An evening with the New York Giants

Written by Samlawali on 13 Sep, 2005

One of the things that New Jersey is known for is its sporting venues. In addition to the various minor league baseball stadiums throughout the different counties, we are also home to the Meadowlands Complex, located in East Rutherford. Making up one of the premier…Read More


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Swimming, sunning and getting stranded at Tices Shoal

Written by Samlawali on 09 Sep, 2005

This past Labor Day weekend I was invited to go out on my friends, Michele and Rob's, boat and spend the day at Tices Shoal. I, of course, took them up on their offer and set sail with Michele and Rob; their two kids, Heather…Read More


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An Evening with the BlueClaws

Written by Samlawali on 13 Jun, 2005

BlueClaws Stadium 2 Stadium Way Lakewood, NJ 08701 732/901-7000 On a recent Monday evening, I was presented with the chance to host some clients in our company suite at the local minor league baseball stadium. The game was to be played between home team, the Lakewood BlueClaws, and visitors,…Read More


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