While I wasn't planning to cover the counties of Ocean, Mercer and Monmouth when we talk about South New Jersey, some attractions are hard to ignore. South Jersey has a lot to offer for anyone who travels to the area. There are a lot of things to see and do. Starting from Jackson, New Jersey, Six Flags has three theme parks that offer family attractions. Hurricane Harbor, the largest water park in NJ, Wild Safari and Six Flags Great Adventure, are all legendary. Jersey Shore Premium Outlets are located at Tinton Falls, which boasts upscale shopping at 120 designer and brand stores as well as Jackson's signature outlets just minutes from Great Adventure. There is a Monmouth Park racetrack in Oceanport featuring an original race that includes horse races, knives, bisers and day races. Then you have a new motorcycle race in Egypt and Old Bridge Township Raceway for motorsport. If you're into motorsport, Atco Raceway should be a point of interest on your journey. Monmouth also has Battlefield State Park in Manalapan, the site of the largest battles of the American Revolution. Every June, thousands visit the park to revive the Battle of Monmouth.
When you move to the beach, there is Jenkinson Boardwalk at Point Pleasant Beach with amusement parks, aquariums, shops, games and a nightclub. Downtown travel offers 100 independent antique shops. Seaside Heights is a popular corridor with an exciting nightlife and a wonderful family amusement park. Then visit Casino and Funtown Piers. There are many holiday events here starting in February with the "Polar Bear Plunge" show in February with a New Year's Eve fireworks display in December. Long Beach Island features the Viking village of Barnegat as well as the Sandy Hook National Recreation area of Highlands. Tuckerton Seaport is a multifaceted experience with entertainment, education and marine exhibitions. There is an island beach, Barnegat Bay and Long Beach Island with Barnegat Bay Lighthouse Museum. At Red Bank, Count Basie Theater is the historic theater that lasted in 1926 and continues with jazz, dance, comedy and rock and roll.
Moving to the southernmost point of New Jersey and starting from Cape May County and then on our way up to the United States, we begin with the largest point in South Cape May, New Jersey and Cape May – Louis Ferry. Whether you're watching whales on a cruise boat in Cape May or visiting the training center at Cape May Coast Guard, Cape May and its Victorian architecture have a lot to offer for any tourist. There is Cape May Bird Observatory, a unique pedestrian center, and the famous Cape May Zoo. There are rental equipment for water skiing, kayak, fishing, windsurfing, birds, boating, cycling and of course many places to camp. Visit one of the popular family holiday destinations Avalon, Ocean City, Sea Isle City, Stone Harbor, Wildwood or Strathmere. In addition, there are Margit, Somers Point, Lynnwood, Northfield, Absecon, Galloway Twip, Pleasantville, Historic Smithville and Smithville Village with many shops and artisan shops. The Cape May Med Atlantic Arts Center (MAC), created in 1970 to save 1879 Emlen Physick Estate from a shattered ball, MAC now operates the restored 18-room restored mansion named Cape May's Victorian House Museum. Just. MAC also restored and operated the 1859 Lighthouse at Cape May Lighthouse, where visitors can climb 199 steps upward for a breathtaking view of Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Atlantic City and the surrounding area offers 11 luxury hotel / casino resorts with first-class entertainment and world-class dining. Pier has shops in Caesars, Mia's international restaurant, and of course the Atlantic City walkway or outlets are incredible bargains on clothes. If you are a golfer, Seaview Marriot is a major stop. Oceanville offers 2 locations in the Edwin B Forsythe Wildlife Sanctuary, including 43,000 acres, as well as the Noyes Art Museum. If they have wineries, there is plenty to choose from in Southern New Jersey. There are Balik, Bellevue, Cape May, Heritage, Plagido, Renault Winery in Egg Harbor City, Tomasello, Tordo, Charotte, Coda Rossa, Chestnut Run, Di Matteo, Natalie, Valenzano, Auburn Road, Swansea, Wagon House and Panther Branch Vineyard in Vineland NJ.
Inland South New Jersey is the birthplace of the cultivated berries and second in the nation to produce berries. Hamilton is its capital and its famous red, white and berry festival that takes place in late June. There are mulberry farms where you can pick your own. Jersey has fresh tomatoes, peaches, apples, cucumbers and fresh corn jersey. The new Farmers' Market in Vineland NJ will open soon. Hamilton is also home to the village of Batstow, a nationally recognized place of interest, dating back to 1766. Two centuries of American history against the background of Pine Barnes. There are many camps nearby, but Wharton State Park and Atsion Lake offer a pleasant getaway. If you're looking for family entertainment, visit the Atlantic City Hard Wharf or the Gardiner Basin for dolphin and whale watching trips. Absecon boasts around Tall and Margate Lighthouse with 100-year-old Lucy the Elephant. And of course after returning to Atlantic City, the exhibition promenade was built in 1870 with many festivals, air exhibitions and free entertainment at Kennedy Plaza. There are also historical sites such as the Korean War Memorial.
The move to Cumberland County is rich in tradition and history and is home to 2200 colonial, Victorian and federal buildings. Brick paths, lanterns and benches are located on the borders of Riverfront Promendade and Fountain Plaza. It is home to the Cohanzick Zoo, a 1,100-acre park, four museums, boat rentals, swimming and hiking. Then you have AJ Meerwald and the picturesque Delaware Estuary and the Maurice Wilde and Senec River in Bivalve. A 115-foot AJ Meerwald tour, originally restored in 1928, helps Delaware Bay Schooner Ship teach maritime history. If you enjoy art, you should see Melville's Art District along High Street. Every Friday the third is open late for tourists and don't forget the Melville Motorsports Park and the Army Air Museum. From someone who has lived here his whole life, there is so much to see. Starting at Millville, take the River Cruise at the beginning of High Street with Captain Dave Scherer. Take you along the Morris River to see Bald Eagles, Osprey, Purple Martins and more. If fishing then go to the world's weak fish capital in Fortescue. Flounder, blue fish, stripper, sea fish and sea bass at the mouth of Delaware Bay.