New Jersey is considered to have the most dense system of highways in the U.S. Each of those highways come with a long list of attractions to keep you entertained along the way. Whether you'd like to spend some time in a top resort getting some much needed spa treatment, learn about Colonial and early American history or just walk along the famous boardwalks, New Jersey offers plenty of options for travelers to stop and have a good time while they ride through the state in their rental car.
Many think of the popular casinos when Atlantic City, New Jersey, comes to mind. But what they may not realize is that a city has thrived along with the casino industry. If gambling isn't really an interest of yours, you can also visit museums, an aquarium, a ballet and take a trolley tour. For the thrill seekers, you can easily sign up for surfing lessons, parasailing and paintball sessions to create fond memories. One of the most famous things about New Jersey is the Jersey Shore that runs along the Atlantic Ocean and its boardwalks. Going along the coastline of most of the state of New Jersey, boardwalks offer different activities that vary from amusement parks to fishing to shopping on storefronts.
What do Woodrow Wilson, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Steve Forbes, Michelle Obama and Dean Cain all have in common? They all attended Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey. These are just some of the many famous alumni to come out of Princeton, the fourth-oldest university in the country, and there are sure to be more added to the list in the future. Feel free to take a stroll through a college campus that's been around since 1746 and see living history for yourself. If you'd like a more official approach, you can also schedule a tour.