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Historic District Trolley Tours
Historic District Trolley Tours Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Jersey Shore, NJ
Tour in Cape May, NJ USA

Enjoy a narrated tour through Cape May's Historic District and learn about its unique architecture and colorful history, as well as the town's paranormal activity.


1859 Cape May Light House
1859 Cape May Light House Top Attraction!
Scenic in Cape May Point, NJ USA

Climb the top of this working beacon for an unparalleled view of the Atlantic Ocean and Delaware Bay.

1879 Emlen Physick Estate
1879 Emlen Physick Estate Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Jersey Shore, NJ
Museum in Cape May, NJ USA

Cape May's only Victorian house museum is attributed to the renowned architect, Frank Furness.

World War Ii Look Out Tower
World War Ii Look Out Tower Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Jersey Shore, NJ
Museum in Cape May, NJ USA

Fire Control Tower No.23 Memorial & Museum is open to the public. This restored historic landmark illustrates the important role played by Cape May are in homeland defense during World War II.

Appalachian National Scenic Trail
Appalachian National Scenic Trail Top Attraction!
National Park in State of New Jersey, NJ USA

National Scenic Trail The Appalachian National Scenic Trail is a 2,174-mile footpath along the ridgecrests and across the major valleys of the Appalachian Mountains from Katahdin in Maine to Springer Mountain in northern Georgia.


Ellis Island National Monument
Ellis Island National Monument Top Attraction!
National Park in Ellis Island, NJ USA

National Park

Absecon Lighthouse
Absecon Lighthouse things to do on a rainy day in Atlantic City, NJ
Historic Site in Atlantic City, NJ USA

NJ's tallest lighthouse and the country's 3rd tallest New Jersey's tallest lighthouse awaits you at Pacific and Rhode Island Avenues in Atlantic City (walking distance from Showboat Casino).

ANYTHING THAT FLOATS BUT A BOAT REGATTA
ANYTHING THAT FLOATS BUT A BOAT REGATTA
Recreation in Cape May, NJ USA

Family/Team activity Teams of families or friends of all ages are invited to build fun and creative watercraft to participate in the Nature Center of Cape May’s Second Annual “Anything That Floats But A Boat” Regatta.

April Art Walk
April Art Walk
Art Gallery in SMITHVILLE, NJ USA

See local artists Stop by the Village to see over 40 local artist display their work across the Greene. Sponsored by Underground, one of the 60 Shoppes at Historic Smithville. To sign up or get more information call Underground at 609-652-5200.


Beach Haven Parasail
Beach Haven Parasail
Recreation in BEACH HAVEN GARDENS, NJ USA

Parasailing over Long Beach Island We are a watersport bussines which specializes in parasailing.The marina also offers boat,kyak, and waverunner rentals.Our parasailing takes place over Long Beach Island (LBI) N.J.

Beachcombing the Cove
Beachcombing the Cove
Recreation in Cape May, NJ USA

Explore one of the area’s ever-changing coastal habitats. Wednesdays, July 3 through August 28. Explore one of the area’s ever-changing coastal habitats -- the beach, ocean, and dunes of Cape May’s “The Cove” beach.

Belleplain Pine Barrens Ecology Kayak Tour
Belleplain Pine Barrens Ecology Kayak Tour
Recreation in Cape May, NJ USA

Experience the serene beauty of one of Belleplain Forest’s b This is a terrific opportunity to experience the serene beauty of one of Belleplain Forest’s beautiful lakes. The placid naturally tea-colored waters invite persons of all ages to enjoy a natural treasure.

Cape May County Zoo
Cape May County Zoo
Zoo in Cape May Court House, NJ USA

Free zoo with over 250 species of animals. Open daily. Our zoo is a major attraction to the thousands of visitors to the shore and residents alike. Families who visit our zoo are always impressed by the lush country gardens, leisurely atmosphere and extensive natural environment.

CAPE MAY FAMILY BIRDING CRUISE
CAPE MAY FAMILY BIRDING CRUISE
Boating in Cape May, NJ USA

Ecotour Take an up close look at osprey, egrets and bald eagles along with many other birds of the coastal salt marsh. See osprey chicks being fed and learning to fly and fish. Visit colonies of nesting gulls and terns.

CAPE MAY HARBOR & SALT MARSH SUNSET CRUISE
CAPE MAY HARBOR & SALT MARSH SUNSET CRUISE
Boating in Cape May, NJ USA

Harbor tour. Explore undiscovered Cape May as we sail into the scenic and historic harbor of one of the nation's oldest seaports. Explore quaint boathouses, the commercial fishing fleet and Sewell Point, now home to the USCG base.

Central Pier Arcade and Speedway
Central Pier Arcade and Speedway things to do on a rainy day in Atlantic City, NJ
Theme Park in Atlantic City, NJ USA
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The Hottest Family Entertainment Center in Atlantic City Central Pier Arcade is conveniently located at Tennesse Avenue and The Boardwalk. We have the largest and newest arcade.

Cherry Blossoms in Cherry Hill, NJ
Cherry Blossoms in Cherry Hill, NJ
Attraction Packages in Cherry Hill, NJ USA

Continuous two-mile avenue of blossoming cherry trees! Every year since 1973 - Kwansan cherry trees have beeen planted on a two-mile avenue in Cherry Hill, NJ - this effort continues today. To date over 1478 cherry trees have been planted.

Cove Beach to Higbee Beach Sunset Kayak Tour
Cove Beach to Higbee Beach Sunset Kayak Tour
Recreation in Cape May, NJ USA

This thrilling kayak tour is designed for the more adventurous paddlers. All tours leave from the Nature Center of Cape May.

Cranbury Inn Dinner Theatre (Riddlesbrood)
Cranbury Inn Dinner Theatre (Riddlesbrood)
Historic Site in Cranbury, NJ USA

A Historic Location in Cranbury Village NJ The Cranbury Inn performs dinner theater in their main room 10 months of the year. The shows are performed by riddlesbrood.com .

Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza
Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza
Recreation in Seaside Heights, NJ USA

Located at Seaside Heights 9pm. Bring the family out for a fun-filled night at Seaside Heights with spectacular fireworks display on the beach .

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Best Places to Stay in New Jersey


Best Western Plus Murray Hill Inn & Suites
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From $87 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Mahwah NJ
Guest Score:
From $116 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Residence Inn By Marriott Neptune At Gateway Centre
Guest Score:
From $93 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Staybridge Suites-Philadelphia/Mount Laurel
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From $102 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Teaneck Marriott At Glenpointe
Guest Score:
From $127 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant, Free Breakfast.

Best Time to Visit New Jersey


The best time to visit New Jersey is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 60's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 50's and highs in the upper 50's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the low 40's.

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Monthly Temperatures in New Jersey


Month Low Avg High
January 22.2 30.7 39.0
February 24.7 33.3 41.9
March 32.4 41.4 50.4
April 41.3 51.1 60.8
May 51.2 61.1 71.0
June 60.5 70.1 79.7
July 65.9 75.3 84.7
August 64.5 73.8 83.0
September 57.0 66.6 76.2
October 45.3 55.3 65.2
November 36.8 45.6 54.4
December 28.1 36.1 44.0

Destinations in and around New Jersey to Visit



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