New Jersey January 25, 2016
14 Sites In New Jersey Will Remind You How Stunning America Truly Is
New Jersey is an underrated state. The rest of the America tends to associate us with airports, highways and… garbage dumps. Really! I’ve heard people say this when I’ve been on vacation. What people don’t realize is that New Jersey has thousands of acres of state parkland, miles of coastline and hundreds of stunning spots. We may not have a Grand Canyon, but we are a truly beautiful place. Here are 14 spots in New Jersey that will remind you how beautiful our state and our country truly are.
1. Manasquan Reservoir, Howell
I've never seen a shot of this stunning spot that looked anything less than magical.
2. Buttermilk Falls, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
The gorgeous DWG National Recreation Area is home to several waterfalls including the beautiful Buttermilk Falls and stunning Silver Spray Falls. Buttermilk Falls is easier to access, with a developed viewing area, wooden walkway, and interpretive display.
3. Wharton State Forest
Wharton State Forest is the largest state park in New Jersey, coming in at over 115,000 acres.
4. High Point State Park
The highest point in New Jersey, this park affords visitors spectacular views of three states.
5. Speedwell Lake, Morristown
Speedwell Lake looks lovely, especially in the fall!
6. Barnegat Lighthouse State Park, Barnegat Light
This beautiful park looks even more magnificent at night.
7. Red Mill, Clinton
This striking mill on the Raritan River is one of the most photographed buildings in the United States.
8. Stephens State Park, Hackettstown
There is so much to do in this gorgeous state park. Fish or boat on the Musconetcong River, enjoy rock climbing, hiking and horseback riding.
9. Sunset Beach, Cape May
You'll find the wreckage of the S.S. Atlantus off the coast of this beautiful beach.
10. Mount Tammany, Knowlton Township
One of the many lovely Warren County spots along the Delaware River.
11. Liberty State Park, Jersey City
What better symbol of America's beauty than a striking sunset over the Statue of Liberty?
12. Duke Farms, Hillsborough
Isn't this sunflower field absolutely magnificent?
13. Great Falls, Paterson
These powerful falls may not be as massive as others in the country, but they sure are stunning!
14. Goshen Pond, Shamong
The country's first National Reserve, the Pinelands are a diverse mix of historic villages, berry farms, oak-pine forests (pine barrens), extensive wetlands, and diverse species of plants and animals. This massive reserve encompasses land in seven South Jersey counties.
Isn’t New Jersey beautiful? What do you think is the most gorgeous spot in the state?