10 Stores That Anyone Who Grew Up In New Jersey Will Undoubtedly Remember

Businesses come and go but some stay in our hearts and minds forever. Many of us fondly remember iconic amusement parks like Bertrand Island, Palisades Amusement Park and Jungle Habitat. Others look back on restaurants including the recently closed Circus Drive-in and Stockton Inn. But perhaps more than amusement parks and restaurants, stores are part of our daily life. We don’t have to dine out or experience the thrills amusement parks offer, but we all need to stock up on the essentials, eventually. If you grew up in the Garden State, here are a few stores that you likely remember.

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For more stores (and attractions) that you may remember, check out the video below by Paul Czekaj.

Do any of these stores bring back memories for you? What other New Jersey stores of the past do you miss? Share your stories in the comments. For another blast from the past that’s still around, check out the Cranbury Inn, one of the oldest restaurants in New Jersey.