How This Small New Jersey Town Quietly Became The Coolest Place In The Mideast

When it comes to “cool,” New Jersey is no stranger. We’re home to one of the coolest cities on the East Coast – Asbury Park. It’s home to a pinball museum, paranormal museum, multiple music venues, a beautiful boutique hotel and plenty of trendy dining options. To learn more about what the Jersey Shore gem has to offer, click here.

Then, you’ve got towns like Montclair, Hoboken and Jersey City. All have gotten accolades for their awesomeness. Hoboken frequently tops lists when it comes to best places to live…just check out this article. Unfortunately, it costs a fortune. Lucky for us New Jerseyans, we’ve got options. One of our most vibrant small towns is also quite affordable (by Garden State standards). Check it out!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Absolutely charming with a very walkable downtown, you won’t want to miss it. Just ten minutes outside of Philadelphia, the town wasn’t always a must-visit destination. Thanks to a Business District Improvement Project that started in 2004, it’s grown from a Philly suburb to holding its own. To learn more about the Gorshin Trading Post, click here. For additional details on the English Gardener Gift Shop, click here.