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15 Reasons We Are Thankful For Living In New Jersey

Earlier this week, I shared 12 reasons why the entire country should be thankful for New Jersey. Long after the list was finished, reasons the country should love our state kept popping into my head. Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Whitney Houston, Frank Sinatra… And of course condensed soup and the first modern submarine both came out of New Jersey.

People from all over the country have reasons to appreciate our state, but we’re luckiest of all – we actually get to live here. There are countless reasons to be thankful for living in New Jersey, here are 15 of them:

I could keep going forever, but it’s time for turkey. What do you love most about living in New Jersey? Let me know what you’re thankful for in the comments and have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Kristen Koennemann
Kristen is a freelance writer, editor and social-media manager who really loves her state. She's here to share all that New Jersey has to offer with residents and the rest of the world.