Nicknamed the Garden State, New Jersey has more than 9,800 farms spanning an area of 790,000 acres of farmland. Strategically located between Boston, Philadelphia, New York City, Baltimore and Washington D.C., the city offers many holiday ideas for vacation travelers. New Jersey also serves as the perfect popular weekend getaway location for New Yorkers. You can easily hire a cheap car rental and drive to New Jersey to take the much deserved break from work.
New Jersey is one of the best destinations for water theme parks which adhere to the strict rules in hygiene and safety measures. The Mountain Creek Water park at Vernon includes entertainment options such as the high flying Alpine Pipeline or the Fishing Village for kids.
Drive your car rentals to 144 Berlin Road to reach the Clementon Amusement Park or stop at the Land of Make Believe Pirate's Cove near Route 46 for more entertaining options in amusement parks. The former offers a vintage carousel ride and the famous Victoria Railway - a replica of the erstwhile steam trains, whereas Pirate’s Cove has attractions such as Samba Balloons Ride.
If you want to enjoy a soccer game, reach the New Meadowlands Stadium at East Rutherford for a New York Giants or a New York Jets home game in the National Football League. Convenient parking is available for your rentals at the stadium. You can also catch major league soccer games at the Red Bull Arena - an indoor stadium that is home to New York Red Bulls.
Boxing fans and fans of other indoor sporting events can check out the Prudential Center at Newark which hosts various games such as the Boxing Promoter Main Events and other popular WWE events.
Museums of art and science dot many of the lanes of New Jersey. Take a peep into the arduous experiments and efforts made by Thomas Alva Edison at the Thomas Edison Museum in West Orange. In addition to many of his documentations, the site also has a ‘Cylinder phonograph record storage’ and ‘Audio transfer workstation’
Maywood Station Museum, a site listed in the National Register of Historic Places, is a former railway station that provides an insight into a typical Victorian era station. The station includes the potbelly stove, freight scale and telegraph keys that were used in the olden days.
Art lovers can check out artworks, paintings, art displays and photography at the Art museum in Newark. The museum houses 80 spacious galleries showcasing national and international works along with a café and shop within the premises. Montclair Art Museum in Montclair, in Essex County is another art museum with over 12,000 works of paintings, drawings, sculptures dating back to the eighteenth century.
New Jersey is home to 50 state parks and 11 forests. The Morristown National Historical Park is housed on 1,676 acres and includes hiking trails, an 18th century farmhouse and several recreated soldier huts. New Jersey is also home to the Thomas Edison National Historical Park. Drive your rentals to 211 Main Street to reach this popular park.