532
trips planned today
4.6
out of 5
Trustscore rating
©

The Most Interesting Historical Places in New Jersey

Plan your next trip here

Historical Places in New Jersey

  • © 1
    Lucy the Elephant , Margate City
    4.5
    Lucy the Elephant is a six-story elephant-shaped example of novelty architecture, constructed of wood and tin sheeting in 1881 by James V. La
  • © 2
    Cape May Lighthouse , Cape May
    4.6
    Climbing the 199 steps of Cape May Lighthouse is a rite of passage on the Jersey Shore. The view from atop the lighthouse covers all points o
    Tours from $35
  • © 3
    Absecon Lighthouse , Atlantic City
    4.2
    The Absecon Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse located in the north end of Atlantic City, New Jersey, overlooking Absecon Inlet. At 171 feet
  • © 4
    4.7
    USS New Jersey (BB-62) ("Big J" or "Black Dragon") is an Iowa-class battleship, and was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named
    Tours from $42
  • © 5
    4.3
    Take a break from the beach by visiting Emlen Physick Estate, a Victorian house/museum designed by notable American architect Frank Furness.
  • See more attractions

    Plan your trip to New Jersey

    • Get a personalized plan

      A complete day-by-day itinerary
      based on your preferences
    • Customize it

      Refine your plan. We'll find the
      best routes and schedules
    • Book it

      Choose from the best hotels
      and activities. Up to 50% off
    • Manage it

      Everything in one place.
      Everyone on the same page.

    Where to stay in New Jersey

    Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
    Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor
    2 adults
    Adults (12 +)
    - +
    Children (2-11)
    - +
    Infants (Under 2)
    - +
    Close
    Live like a local, find unique places to stay
    2 adults
    Adults (12 +)
    - +
    Children (2-11)
    - +
    Infants (Under 2)
    - +
    Close

    See plans by other users

    6 days in New Jersey BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in New Jersey BY A USER FROM SOUTH KOREA April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 37 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM HONG KONG June, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Atlantic City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Seaside Heights BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in United States, Caribbean, South America, Asia, Europe, Mexico & Central America BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Wildwood BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 59 days in United States & Brisbane BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in United States & Nova Scotia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Cape May BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, kids, beaches, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, kids, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Vineland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, kids, beaches, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, kids, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 7 days in Newark BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, kids, beaches, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, kids, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
    See more plans