The Most Fun Things to Do in New Jersey While You Are Visiting

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New Jersey is the fourth-smallest state in the US, but actually has more residents per square foot of all the states! Here, in the Garden State, you will find all the entertainment you can possibly imagine. And despite its small size, there is plenty to see and do. If you are visiting NJ soon and do not know what to do or what to see, we have rounded up some fun activities for you, so you can’t miss them!

Take a trip to Atlantic City

First and foremost, Atlantic City is an inevitable place to visit when in New Jersey. Located in the southern part of the state along the Atlantic coast, Atlantic City is one of the most popular attractions on the entire east coast of the US. As well as offering respite from the hustle and bustle of bigger cities, you will find NJ’s largest entertainment district, including a beachfront amusement park and not the least the many casinos where you can enjoy limitless entertainment.


Gambling has been allowed for years in the small state and in addition to brick-and-mortar casinos and sportsbooks, there are also a number of online options for those who may not want to venture outside the hotel. Then you can play at NJ online casinos from the comfort of your bedroom and still have plenty of time left over to do all the other fun stuff that Atlantic City offers. Or why not combine both forms of entertainment?

Spend a day at Six Flags Great Adventure

Once you have visited Atlantic City, we suggest you take a trip to the fantastic Six Flags Great Adventure amusement park, located about 20 miles southeast of Trenton in Jackson. Every year, the amusement park attracts thousands of visitors who come, among other things, to visit the Wild Safari animal park, which is an astonishingly large park covering 350 acres!

At Six Flags Great Adventure, you can enjoy a full day of entertainment, to say the least, and expect to have your craving for entertainment satisfied, whether you visit NJ with your family, your friends, or your partner! And if you want, you can book a package with a hotel stay, so you do not have to worry about the time once you are there.

Get geeky at the Liberty Science Center

If you are into all things science-related, the Liberty Science Center is a must-visit on your trip. It is an interactive science museum and learning center located in Liberty State Park, Jersey City. The center has been around since 1993 and offers a variety of exhibits and fun things to do for both kids and adults! The aim of the center is to get everyone, regardless of age, excited about the power, promise and pure fun of science and technology. And we promise you will be satisfied after your visit!

Enjoy an immersive adventure at The Escape Game at American Dream

American Dream is a massive retail and entertainment complex in East Rutherford, NJ. It is home to several shopping opportunities and many amusement parks – including a Nickelodeon-themed park and a water park called DreamWorks. But by far the most fun experience in American Dream is The Escape Game, an escape room, and immersive adventure.

The adventure plays out like Hollywood blockbusters, with jaw-dropping surprises around every corner. At The Escape Game, you and your friends or family members can have 60 minutes of pure fun working together to find clues, solve puzzles and ultimately complete the mission! It is simply a must-visit when you are looking for a truly entertaining experience in New Jersey!

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