10 Amazing Lake Trips You Need To Take In New Jersey This Summer

New Jersey has miles of incredible coastline and some of the best beaches in America. While it’s wonderful spending a summer day on the ocean, we also offer amazing lakes. While you’ll find hidden gems dotted throughout the Garden State, these are a few favorites. I’ve included a mix of our most popular spots and several local favorites; perhaps you’ll include them in your Memorial Day Weekend plans?

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/

New Jersey’s lakes are wonderful summer day trip destinations and these ten are just the start. What’s your favorite New Jersey lake? Do you prefer swimming, fishing or boating? If you’d rather spend a day on the ocean, consider a getaway to Wildwood Crest – a top 2017 summer travel destination. Learn more here. Perhaps rivers are more your style? Dine on the Mullica or tube on the Delaware.