35 Famous Landmarks in New Jersey You Should Visit Story

By Alli Sewell

Introduction

35 Famous Landmarks in New Jersey You Should Visit Story

Famous landmarks in New Jersey include Thomas Edison's laboratory, Albert Einstein's home, Princeton University, and...

Landmark 1

Absecon Lighthouse

Located in Atlantic City, Absecon Lighthouse is the state’s tallest lighthouse. It’s also the third-tallest...

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Landmark 2

Abbott Farm Historic District

Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976, the Abbott Farm Historic District...

Landmark 3

Cape May Point State Park

An NJ landmark that allows you to enjoy the outdoors is Cape May Point State...

Landmark 4

Albert Einstein House

Albert Einstein House in Princeton was home to the scientist between 1935 and 1955 when...

Landmark 5

Delaware River

The Delaware River is a significant river on the Atlantic Coast. It runs through New...

Landmark 6

Clark Thread Company Historic District

The Clark Thread Company Historic District is located in East Newark. Added to the National...

Landmark 7

George Washington Bridge

The George Washington Bridge was constructed in the late 1920s and opened in 1931, connecting...

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Landmark 8

Francis Hopkinson House

Built in 1750, this famous landmark in New Jersey was home to one of the...

Landmark 9

Lucy the Margate Elephant

One of the quirkiest famous landmarks of New Jersey is Lucy the Margate Elephant. Located...

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Landmark 10

Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall

Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall is an entertainment venue in Atlantic City. The complex opened in...

Landmark 11

Liberty State Park

Liberty State Park sits across the Hudson River from Manhattan with amazing views of the...

Landmark 12

High Point State Park

High Point State Park lies on the edge of New Jersey’s borders with New York...

Landmark 13

Monmouth Battlefield State Park

A fascinating Revolutionary War site in New Jersey is Monmouth Battlefield, State Park, which is...

Landmark 14

Morristown National Historical Park

Morristown National Historical Park is managed by the National Park Service and features four Revolutionary...

Landmark 15

New Jersey State House

Located in the state capital of Trenton, the New Jersey State House can’t be left...

Landmark 16

Palisades Interstate Park

Another well-known park in New Jersey is Palisades Interstate Park. Located on the Hudson River...

Landmark 17

Gateway National Recreation Area Sandy Hook Unit

Located in the Highlands region, Gateway National Recreation Area Sandy Hook Unit should be on...

Landmark 18

Thomas Edison National Historical Park

Located in West Orange, the Thomas Edison National Historical Park preserves the residence and laboratory...

Landmark 19

Sandy Hook Lighthouse

Sandy Hook Lighthouse is the oldest operating lighthouse in the United States. Originally constructed in...

Landmark 20

Princeton Battlefield State Park

Princeton Battlefield State Park is another of the famous historical sites in New Jersey related...

Landmark 21

Statue of Liberty National Monument

The Statue of Liberty is one of the most famous landmarks in the world, and...

Landmark 22

The Hermitage

The Hermitage is a Gothic-Revival style house with 14 rooms. Built in 1845, it now...

Landmark 23

Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park

The Great Falls of the Passaic River is the main attraction in Paterson Great Falls...

Landmark 24

Washington Crossing State Park

Washington Crossing State Park sits on the Delaware River. The park is the area from...

Landmark 25

MetLife Stadium

If you’re a sports fan, one of the famous places to visit in New Jersey...

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Landmark 26

Wildwoods Shore Resort Historic District

Located in The Wildwoods on the Jersey Shore, Wildwoods Shore Resort Historic District preserves motels...

Landmark 27

Princeton University

New Jersey’s Princeton University is one of eight Ivy League schools in the United States...

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Landmark 28

Red Bank Battlefield Park

Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972, Red Bank Battlefield Park is...

Landmark 29

Ellis Island

Ellis Island is similar to the Statue of Liberty in that while NYC lays claim...

Landmark 30

Gillian’s Wonderland Pier

Gillian’s Wonderland Pier is located in Ocean City and is one of the most fun...

Landmark 31

Delaware Water Gap

The Delaware Water Gap is part of the Delaware River on the border between New...

Landmark 32

Mount Tammany

One of the many natural landmarks in New Jersey that you have to see is...

Landmark 33

The Newark Museum of Art

The Newark Museum of Art is New Jersey’s largest museum. The museum was founded in...

Landmark 34

Liberty Science Center

A fun cultural landmark that’s especially popular with families is the Liberty Science Center. The...

Landmark 35

Barnegat Lighthouse

The spot where the Barnegat Lighthouse sits in Ocean County was once considered the most...

Conclusion

In Summary

This list of natural, cultural, and historical landmarks in New Jersey should have given you...

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