New Jersey: the Garden State

New Jersey: the Garden State

New Jersey was one of the original thirteen colonies. Today, it is known for providing easy access to the ocean for the people who live in the almost entirely landlocked state of Pennsylvania. Atlantic City offers visitors to the state the excitement of Las Vegas. The climate around Atlantic City is the same as the climate in the rest of the Mid-Atlantic. Visitors can expect to experience muggy weather in the summer and cool weather in the Winter. The weather during the Spring and Fall can change rapidly.

Because the garden state is located in the Mid-Atlantic states, a visitor can expect to see pleasant foliage in the fall. The leaves will change many different colors. Apple orchards and farms may offer haunted hayrides during Halloween. A user can expect to find this throughout most of the United States. Vacations do not focus on the aspects a person can find anywhere or even near a tourist’s home. The best vacations give the user something unique. An experience the visitor cannot get somewhere else. New Jersey is not far from the Poconos or New York. If a person plans an extended trip he can go hiking, skiing or even take on a Broadway show.

New Jersey also played a key role in the American revolution. Few battles took place in the state, although when Washington crossed the Delaware River, he was preparing to face the British troops. Great Britain controlled the state for most of th war, by crossing the Delaware river and heading to Trenton he freed the colony that would become the third state to enter the Union from British influence.

Natural beauty fans will find plenty to do in New Jersey. They can walk along the beach, go hiking in the woods or go camping in one of the many state parks. People who hunt may find that the state offers plenty of game.

If a person planning at trip to New Jersey wants to know what the state has to offer, he can request a brochure from the state\’s department of tourism. The brochure will tell the reader everything there is to know about the state as a vacation spot.

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