Top 10 Must-See Attractions in New Jersey

Whether you’re new to New Jersey, visiting, or just want to take advantage of life in the Garden State, you’re ready to do some exploring. And we don’t blame you! New Jersey has so much to offer. To help you decide what to do next, our crew at Value Van & Car Rental put together this quick list of must-see NJ destinations.

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1. Jersey Shore

You can’t visit New Jersey without making a trip to the coast. Enjoy some time at the beach, or take a drive. You can always find something to do or see along the oceanfront.

2. New Jersey Adventure Aquarium

Discover all the exotic and unique water creatures at New Jersey’s very own Adventure Aquarium. This destination is great for all ages.

3. Steel Pier

What more could you ask for than rides, food, and entertainment with the Atlantic Ocean as the backdrop? You can find it all at NJ’s Steel Pier in Atlantic City.

4. Six Flags Great Adventure

If you’re in the mood for thrills and speed, then check out the roller coasters at Six Flags Great Adventure. Make it a day trip, or book a van rental for two or three days to turn it into a mini-vacation.

5. Atlantic City

Feeling lucky? Take a drive to Atlantic City, and try your hand at one of the country’s most renowned casinos. You can play the slots, try your hand at poker, take in a show, or just enjoy the atmosphere and night life. You may just enjoy a stroll down the boardwalk.

6. Newark Museum

Explore art and culture at the Newark Museum. This local museum features fantastic exhibits, gardens, and galleries that you cannot see anywhere else.

7. Verona Park

To enjoy some outdoor time, head to Verona Park in Essex County. You can boat, fish, or swim during the warmer months, or enjoy ice skating during the winter. You may just decide that a leisurely stroll around this 54-acre park is just what you need.

8. Liberty Science Center

Adults and kids alike will enjoy a day at the Liberty Science Center. They have interactive and educational exhibits that explore everything from space to biology as well as an IMAX theater and cafe.

9. Grounds for Sculpture

Explore a unique collection of contemporary outdoor sculptures at what was once the site of the New Jersey State Fairground. Grounds for Sculpture is always evolving and surprising guests with a unique experience.

10. Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

Hike a portion of the Appalachian Trail, enjoy the beauty of natural waterfalls, and peak into New Jersey’s history at the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. You may go for a day but wish you could stay a week with all there is to do and see.

No matter where you travel throughout New Jersey, let Value Van help you get there. You can do some serious exploring in one of our SUV or minivan rentals. To find out more or to make a reservation, contact us at (973) 792-0343, or book online.


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