Only a few kilometers from Manhattan, the state of New Jersey
offers charming cities, fine sandy beaches and a true gambling
paradise with Atlantic City.
New Jersey is located on the east
coast of America and is one of the thirteen founding states in
the United States. The so-called Garden State, which is the
fourth smallest of all states in terms of area, borders New York
in the north and Pennsylvania and Delaware in the west. With
Jersey City and Newark, the largest cities in New Jersey belong
to the metropolitan area of New York City.
Jersey City is directly opposite Manhattan, only separated by
the Hudson River. The city has its own beautiful skyline on the
waterfront and is definitely worth a detour. The Afro-American
History Society Museum is one of the most moving museums in the
The capital, Trenton, is in the south of the state on
the Pennsylvania border. Although quite small, the city still
has numerous sights. These include the State Capitol with its
golden dome and the 18th century Trent House, which, like the
city itself, was named after William Trent. The Gateway National
Recreation Area on the Atlantic coast is one of the most
beautiful national parks on the east coast. There are not only a
wide variety of animal species to admire here, such as diamond
turtles or seals - the North Beach is also a very fine sandy
beach. Further south is the famous city of Atlantic City on the
coast. The Las Vegas of the East has numerous hotels and casinos
and should not be missed on any trip.
Travel tips and best travel time
The largest airport in New Jersey is Newark Liberty
International Airport, which also has direct connections to
several German cities.
Due to the short distances, you can also travel via John F.
Kennedy Airport or Philadelphia International Airport. It should
be noted that the time difference between the east coast and
Germany is six hours. The temperate climate in New Jersey makes
it easy to visit the state all year round.
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