New Jersey Day Trips: A Guide to Outings in New Jersey and Nearby Areas of New York, Pennsylvania, and Delaware

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Now in a revised and expanded 11th edition, New Jersey Day Trips offers a fascinating journey through hundreds of tourist attractions in all corners of the Garden State. Plus, it explores the most popular points just beyond the state's borders. Both comprehensive and practical, this new edition of the best-selling guidebook on New Jersey has added dozens of new entries to its extensive list of destinations. You'll discover attractions easily by subject category, letting you zero in on places that appeal to you ...

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New Jersey Day Trips: A Guide to Outings in New Jersey and Nearby Areas of New York, Pennsylvania, and Delaware

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Overview

Now in a revised and expanded 11th edition, New Jersey Day Trips offers a fascinating journey through hundreds of tourist attractions in all corners of the Garden State. Plus, it explores the most popular points just beyond the state's borders. Both comprehensive and practical, this new edition of the best-selling guidebook on New Jersey has added dozens of new entries to its extensive list of destinations. You'll discover attractions easily by subject category, letting you zero in on places that appeal to you the most. Entries include descriptions, hours of operation, location, price range, telephone numbers, and websites.

Stroll down the quaint streets of Lambertville or revel in the excitement of Atlantic City's casinos. Journey back in time at Waterloo Village or explore Revolutionary War battlefields. Canoe down the Delaware River or soar high above the countryside in a hot air balloon. You'll find all these things and a lot more within the pages of this handy guidebook.

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"Takes a different and welcome turn. [This book] exemplifies the value of the personal touch.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780813549668
  • Publisher: Rutgers University Press
  • Publication date: 4/11/2011
  • Series: Rivergate Book Series
  • Edition description: Twelfth Edition
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 721,819
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author


Patrick Sarver is a former executive editor of New Jersey Monthly and of Rutgers Magazine. He has served as the editor of Vista/USA, the Exxon Travel Club magazine, where he was also a contributor to the Exxon Travel Guides. He is currently editorial director of the PFM Group and resides in Bernardsville, New Jersey.
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Table of Contents

Preface vii

Ten Tips for Day Trippers ix

Prices, Abbreviations, and Hours xi

Unique Towns and Tours 1

Where Washington Slept, Ate, and Fought 25

Historic Homes of the Rich and Famous 42

Restored and Reconstructed Historic Villages, Farms, Mills, and Homes 63

Museums of All Kinds 89

The Classics 126

Theme Parks, Water Parks, and Amusement Parks 135

The Jersey Shore 151

The Animal Kingdom 161

The Great Outdoors 183

The Garden Variety 206

Flea Markets, Outlets, and Specialty Shopping Villages 220

Other Outings 231

Fairs and Festivals 254

Index 259

Index by New Jersey County 267

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  • Posted April 10, 2012

    I've read the past two editions of New Jersey Day Trips, and it

    I've read the past two editions of New Jersey Day Trips, and it gave me a better appreaciation of my home state. I highly recommend this guide! I rate it five stars.

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