New Jersey Destinations

New Jersey Destinations

New Jersey Destinations – a Land of Natural Attraction

New Jersey General Information

The New Jersey Destination is situated between the large metropolitan areas of United States of America and they are New York and Philadelphia. The state is very well known for its natural beauty, some major natural attractions, beautiful beaches and above all some rare species of birds are found here. New Jersey Destination is a densely populated state of United States of America and it is diversified in rich culture and other valuable assets that include the abundant natural resources.

The inhabitants of the state are mostly Native Americans but some of the early settlements of Europeans, Swedes & Dutch still exist in some parts of the state. The surroundings of the state as they give an elegance of natural beauty with the trails of other scenic area, the recreation area, some historical parks and reserves makes the New Jersey Destination a must visit state of US.

Popular Tourist Destination of New Jersey

New Jersey Destination has very few cities and each of them has some or the other attraction that brings in the touristst. Some of these cities are: Trenton – the capital city of the state and is the home of the main college of the state the college of New Jersey. It also has the oldest building of America that is the Jersey Capital Building.

Another city is the Atlantic City – this city is said to be reborn as a gambling city in 1970s and the city is also popular for its summer weekends festivals and celebrations.

Newark is the largest city of New Jersey Destination and has abundant famous buildings like Newark Museums, Newark Symphony Hall and Newark Arena. Also the state’s largest Art center is located in the city and is very popular among the tourist.

Jersey City is the second largest city of the state and is mixture city of both industrial as well as commercial. It has some famous marina, restaurants and some of the schools that are on a high rank in terms of the education.

Some more cities of New Jersey Destination are: Hoboken – the oldest city with an awesome view and plenty of evening bars. New Brunswick – the headquarters of Johnson & Johnson the famous baby product company. Finally Princeton and Paterson, while the early one is known for the University and the latter one for its Parks and Castles.

New Jersey Destination:

The residents of New Jersey destination are very creative and this is very well seen in the food habits and the entertainment industry. The people of the state were first to create the movie drive in and also the variety of food they offer with a new creativity altogether such as cranberry sauce, the zipper, the seedless watermelon, and the twisted and new shaped ice cream cone. The state has also been named after the rock and rap music it has been presenting lately to the world and some of the world famous musicians seem to have some connection with the state in their personal as well as professional lives.

No matter in which activity you are interested in, the New Jersey Destination offers you to do the same but in a different flavour with small change and a creative touch of the New Jersey people. You will not only enjoy your stay in the state but also the trip of yours will be a memorable one.

New Jersey Famous Destinations

Newark, New Jersey

Newark Coordinates: 40°44′7″N 74°11′6″W
Newark Country United States
Newark State New Jersey
Newark County Essex
Newark Founded / Incorporated 1666/1836
Newark Government
 - Type Faulkner Act (Mayor-Council)
 - Mayor Cory Booker, term of office 2010–2014
Newark Area
 - City 26.0 sq mi (67.3 km2)
 - Land 23.8 sq mi (61.6 km2)
 - Water 2.2 sq mi (5.7 km2)
Newark Elevation 30 ft (9 m)
Newark Population (2008)
 - City 278,154 (68th)
 - Density 13,301/sq mi (5,034.8/km2)
 - Metro 18,818,536
 - Demonym Newarker
Newark Time Zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Newark ZIP Codes 07100-07199
Newark Area Code(s) 862, 973
Newark FIPS Code 34-51000
Newark GNIS Feature ID 0878762
Newark Website http://www.ci.newark.nj.us/

Jersey City, New Jersey

Jersey City Coordinates: 40°42′41″N 74°03′53″W
Jersey City Country United States
Jersey City State New Jersey
Jersey City County Hudson
Jersey City Government
 - Type Faulkner Act (Mayor-Council)
 - Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy
 - Business Administrator John "Jack" Kelly
Jersey City Area
 - Total 21.1 sq mi (54.7 km2)
 - Land 14.9 sq mi (38.6 km2)
 - Water 6.2 sq mi (16.1 km2)
Jersey City Elevation 20 ft (9 m)
Jersey City Population (2009)
 - Total 242,503
 - Density 16,271.6/sq mi (6,282.5/km2)
Jersey City Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Jersey City ZIP Codes 07300, et al.
Jersey City Area Code(s) 201, 551
Jersey City FIPS code 34-36000
Jersey City GNIS Feature ID 0885264
Jersey City Website http://www.cityofjerseycity.com

Paterson, New Jersey

Paterson Coordinates: 40°54′56″N 74°09′47″W
Paterson Country United States
Paterson State New Jersey
Paterson County Passaic
Paterson Established 1792
Paterson Incorporated April 11, 1831
Paterson Government
 - Type Faulkner Act Mayor-Council
 - Mayor Jeff Jones
Paterson Area
 - Total 8.7 sq mi (22.6 km2)
 - Land 8.4 sq mi (21.9 km2)
 - Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)  3.32%
Paterson Elevation 105 ft (32 m)
Paterson Population (2010)
 - Total 145,834
 - Density 17,675.4/sq mi (6,826.4/km2)
Paterson Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
Paterson ZIP Code 07501-07505, 07509, 07510, 07513, 07514, 07522, 07524, 07533, 07543, 07544
Paterson Area Code(s) 973
Paterson FIPS Code 34-57000
Paterson GNIS Feature ID 0879164
Paterson Website http://www.patersonnj.gov

Elizabeth, New Jersey

Elizabeth Coordinates: 40°39′44″N 74°12′33″W
Elizabeth Country United States
Elizabeth State New Jersey
Elizabeth County Union
Elizabeth Founded 1665
Elizabeth Incorporated March 13, 1855
Elizabeth Government
 - Type Faulkner Act (Mayor-Council)
 - Mayor Chris Bollwage
Elizabeth Area
 - Total 13.7 sq mi (35.4 km2)
 - Land 12.2 sq mi (31.6 km2)
 - Water 1.4 sq mi (3.7 km2)  10.47%
Elizabeth Elevation 16 ft (5 m)
Population (2009)
 - Total 125,285
 - Density 10,269/sq mi (3,964.7/km2)
Elizabeth Time Zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
Elizabeth ZIP Code 07201 - Union Square station
07202 - Bayway station
07206 - Elizabethport station
07207 - P.O. Boxes
07208 - Elmora station
Elizabeth Area Code(s) 908
Elizabeth FIPS Code 34-21000
Elizabeth GNIS Feature ID 0876147
Elizabeth Website http://www.elizabethnj.org/

Edison, New Jersey

Edison Coordinates: 40°32′18″N 74°22′43″W
Edison Country United States
Edison State New Jersey
Edison County Middlesex
Edison Settled 1651
Edison Incorporated March 17, 1870 (as Raritan Township)
Edison Government
 - Type Faulkner Act Mayor-Council
 - Mayor Antonia "Toni" Ricigliano
Edison Area
 - Total 30.7 sq mi (79.5 km2)
 - Land 30.1 sq mi (78.0 km2)
 - Water 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)  1.86%
Edison Elevation 115 ft (35 m)
Edison Population (2009)
 - Total 99,736
 - Density 3,243.0/sq mi (1,252.2/km2)
Edison Time Zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
Edison ZIP Fode 08817, 08818, 08819, 08820, 08837, 08899
Edison Area Fode(s) 732, 908 & 848
Edison FIPS Fode 34-20230
Edison GNIS Feature ID 0882166
Edison Website www.edisonnj.org