Cheap flights to New Jersey

A state in the north-eastern and middle Atlantic regions of the United States, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east, state of Delaware to the southwest, Pennsylvania to the west, and New York to the north and northeast, New Jersey is the fourth smallest state but the 11th most populous and the most densely populated of the 50 states. New Jersey also ranked the second wealthiest U.S. state in terms of median household income according to the 2008-2012 American Community Survey. Aside from these figures, New Jersey is also known for its beautiful beaches and natural attractions such as the migratory birds of Cape May, the Pine Barrens, and the 72-mile Appalachian Trail of the Delaware Water Gap.

What to see & do

New Jersey is known for its many beautiful beaches where tourists can surf and swim. The region is also budding with natural attractions and national parks like Hopatchong in Sussex County, in the Skylands region of New Jersey. It is the region's largest lake and is perfect for boating and swimming for families or group of friends to spend an afternoon in. For bird watchers, photographers, nature lovers, or those who simply want to enjoy a nice afternoon, the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge could be just the perfect place. At season, you can even go skiing in the Skylands region.

How to get around within New Jersey

The Garden State Parkway connects many major cities in New Jersey and the state is also served by interstates so driving your car around could prove to be convenient. However, there are certain traffic rules that are unique in New Jersey. Left turns are not allowed from many of the major divided highways in urban areas, resulting to motorists taking exit ramps for left turns and U-Turns after some intersections. In addition, exits are not always clearly marked and some toll bridges along the shore charge vehicles in one direction only, which happens when you're driving toward New York, Delaware, or Pennsylvania. Public transport in New Jersey consists of the PATH train system that runs from Manhattan to Hoboken and Newark, and NJ Transit that connects communities throughout the region, to Newark Liberty International Airport, as well as Pennsylvania station in New York City. SEPTA is a regional rail line that connects Trenton and West Trenton with Philadelphia while PATCO operates high-speed trains that connect Philadelphia to many southern suburban towns in New Jersey. Taxi and limousine services are also popular in New Jersey as well as various county bus services that run to the suburbs. Buses are also aplenty and run throughout the entire state.

How to get there

If you're flying to New Jersey, you will probably land at the Newark Liberty International Airport while Philadelphia remains an option. Other airports include the John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, Philadelphia International Airport, Atlantic City International Airport, and the Old Bridge Airport. If you're coming to New Jersey from the neighbouring states, you can take the Amtrak which operates the Northeast Corridor and connects Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Washington, D.C., and Virginia. SEPTA provides access to the southwest central New Jersey from Philadelphia, while the New Jersey Transit runs a rail service from New York City. Driving into New Jersey, take the New Jersey Turnpike (Interstate 95) that provides access to the north of the state. If you're coming from the west of the region, take Interstates 80 and 78. Insterstate 287 is an L-shaped interstate that offers convenient junction at I-80 and I-78 and connects Staten Island west into Bridgewater, north into Morristown and Parsippany and Mahwah. Interstate 280, on the other hand, extends out of I-80 and connects Montclair, the Oranges, and Newark and ending at the Turnpike. The Garden State Parkway connects many major cities in New Jersey. By bus, Greyhound connects New Jersey to New York and Philadelphia as well as several intra-state services. Coming from Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C., take BoltBus. Megabus also connects New Jersey from these states but this line is specifically chosen if you're aiming to enter New Jersey through Atlantic City, New Brunswick, and Princeton.

Flights to New Jersey

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