10 Reasons Why People In New Jersey Should Be Proud Of Their State

I know it can be tiresome defending our great state to outsiders with all the stereotypes about landfills, highways and the Jersey Shore (thanks a lot, MTV). Well, keep your heads up, fellow Jerseyans; we have a lot to be proud of. Though our state may be small, we really do have it all – and more. Here are just a few of the many reasons to be proud of New Jersey.

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/

Which of these facts are you most proud of? What else would you add to this list? Share your reasons for having Jersey pride in the comments below!