New Jersey may be a small state but trust us — there is plenty to see and do here. Of course, there are the major sights: Liberty State Park, the Jersey Shore, Six Flags, High Point State Park, and so on. But there are plenty of unique attractions in New Jersey that will make your whole day.

Have you been to any of these unique attractions in New Jersey? Which one is your favorite? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!

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What are the coolest attractions in New Jersey?

The coolest attractions in New Jersey are:

  • Great Falls, Paterson
  • Silverball Museum Arcade, Asbury Park
  • Lucy The Elephant, Margate City
  • Newark Museum, Newark
  • Tuckerton Seaport, Tuckerton
  • Sterling Hill Mining Museum, Ogdensburg
  • Popcorn Park Animal Refuge, Forked River
  • Montclair Art Museum
  • iPlay America, Freehold
  • Delsea Drive-In Theater, Vineland


What are the best underrated attractions in New Jersey?

The best underrated attractions in New Jersey are:

  • Space Farms Museum and Zoo, Sussex
  • Roebling Museum, Roebling
  • Adventure Aquarium, Camden
  • Wild West City, Netcong
  • Aviation Hall of Fame, Teterboro
  • Historic Smithville and The Village Green, Smithville
  • Howell Living History Farm, Lambertville

What are the best natural attractions in New Jersey?

The best natural attractions in New Jersey are:

  • New Jersey Palisades, Hudson and Bergen Counties
  • Tripod Rock, Kinnelon
  • Island Beach State Park, Seaside Park/Ocean County
  • Buttermilk Falls, Layton
  • New Jersey Pine Barrens
  • Mount Tammany, Warren County