When you think of an island paradise in the US, Hawaii probably comes to mind. While the Hawaiian Islands are undeniably amazing, a vacation to the tropical tourist destination will run you hundreds (or thousands) of dollars and nearly 12 hours of flight time. Still, an incredible island getaway is within reach. New Jersey is home to several small islands that really shine in the summer months. Here are a few that you should absolutely check out.

We almost always associate islands with South Jersey, were you surprised to learn about North Jersey’s private islands on the lake? Did anything else on this list surprise you? What is your favorite New Jersey island?

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