Things to Do in New Jersey

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Can an indie music-and-art festival founded in the desert near Palm Springs thrive in the land of Bruce Springsteen?The organizers of the annual... Read More

Specializing in a mix of contemporary designers and disco-era vintage. Read More

Shore punks flock to this bowling alley for rock shows and a friendly bar. Read More

1920s burlesque theater turned tapas bar Read More

Explore 90 miles of sandy beaches, then take a look around the 150-year-old Barnegat Lighthouse. The centerpiece of the museum is the lighthouse's 1856... Read More

Here, you can visit a herd of alpacas and buy homespun scarves, shawls, and sweaters. Read More

Just when you think this beach couldn't possibly get more retro - not an iPod or cell phone in sight - a clean shaven Wally Cleaver look-alike drives up... Read More

New Yorkers who once patronized this 63-year-old restaurant-supply company’s Manhattan location (now closed) know it’s worth the 45-minute... Read More

One of the best-preserved Victorian districts in America, with crape myrtles sprouting from sidewalks and American-flag bunting hanging from impeccable... Read More

Take one of the excellent guided birding walks at Cape May Point, on the Delaware Bay. Read More

Walk or bike along this 60-mile trail. Read More

Go for a spin on the boardwalk carousel. Some of the hand-carved animals—there are 58, in all—date to the 1890s. Read More

Years as agent: 41. Other specialties: Family, Adventure travel, Africa, China. Consulting fee: $100. Read More

You'll find well-priced industrial-modern pieces at this excellent furniture boutique. Read More

Stop by this tourism center to grab a free map for a Doo-Wop Preservation Tour of Wildwoods’ wildest neon-lit 1950’s architecture. Read More

Brace Yourself: The current big daddy of coasters, this ride towers, quite literally, above all others. At the ride’s highest peak, the brave... Read More

A Riviera-style private beach club lures peace-seeking fashionistas with trendy drinks, open-air lounges, and serviced cabanas by the sea. When the sun... Read More

About 30 miles up the coast from Atlantic City, Long Beach Island is a narrow strip of sand just two blocks wide and 20 miles long that's linked to the... Read More

Lucy, Margate's iconic 65-foot-tall elephant-shaped house, now open to the public. Read More

Watch master boatbuilders in this workshop at the Tuckerton Seaport, a living-history museum of coastal arts and crafts. Read More

The two-year-old Pier Shops at Caesar's, an edifice stretching 1,000 feet into the Atlantic, houses the largest shopping-mall fountain in the world. The... Read More

Special booking: For a horse-racing enthusiast, Coffey created a customized tour with seats at key Australian tracks such as Belmont Park, in Perth, and... Read More

Cozy bar with a nautical theme Read More

A shop packed to the rafters with driftwood sculptures and seashells. Read More

Discover Glenmont, Thomas Edison’s 29-room Queen Anne–style mansion. It’s an often-overlooked shrine to the great inventor run by the... Read More

A beautiful collection of colored neon signs cast their glow on 1950's-era cinder-block motels - tidy, basic, whitewashed to a glossy shine every May.... Read More

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