New Jersey’s Tourism Industry

New Jersey is a state that has a booming economy. It also has a booming tourist industry. New Jersey is the crossroad for many travelers that are either going to New York or Pennsylvania. This state also brings in tourists all on its own. New Jersey is known as the Garden State and for good reason.

Many people who like eco-touring in the states like to visit New Jersey for all of its beautiful outdoor sites and activities. There are tons of historic sites, theme parks and other outdoor recreations. The Jersey shore is also full of things to do. Atlantic City is one of the more important cities in the New Jersey tourism industry. Atlantic City employs many people to work at their casinos, restaurants and other tourist driven businesses.

If you are interested in theme parks, New Jersey has Six Flags, Bow craft Amusement Park, Land of Make Believe, Morey’s Piers, Mountain Creek Water Park and Clementon Amusement Park. These amusement parks help to employs hundreds of people around the state of New Jersey as well as bring entertainment to the tourists.

These theme parks are located in several different locations around the state. For further information, one should visit their individual sites. Also, there are a great number of historic sites around New Jersey. These do not employ as many people as the theme parks do, but they help to keep New Jersey’s tourism industry thriving.

Many people who come to see these attractions often travel to see other sites around the state. Some of these historical sites are as follows: Indian King Tavern, Edison National Historic Site, Ellis Island National Monument, Grover Cleveland Birthplace, Long Pond Ironworks State Park, Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Morristown Historical Park, Princeton Battlefield and many more.

The Jersey Shore is an important part of the New Jersey tourist industry. On the Jersey Shore, you will find attractions and places such as Asbury Park, Atlantic City, Avalon, Bay Head, Barnegat, Cape May, Forked River, Long Beach Island, Long Branch, Longport, Monmouth Beach, Neptune, Ocean City, Oceanport, Point Pleasant Beach, Sea Isle City, Diamond Beach, Wildwood and many more.

As you can see, the Jersey Shore is responsible for supplying the tourist industry in New Jersey with new tourists on a daily basis. With so many things to do in New Jersey, it is no wonder that there tourism industry went up two million dollars in the last year. Two years ago, New Jersey brought in around thirty-seven million dollars from tourists and now they are bringing in around forty million dollars per year.