All Jersey jokes aside—and in NYC, there are a lot of jokes—our closest neighbor is blessed with not just lovely beaches but quirky towns, incredible food and gorgeous natural parks. Here are four great reasons to explore the Garden State.
For Adorable Small-Town Vibes: Lambertville (90 Minutes From Nyc)
This charm-filled village on the Delaware River is the perfect antidote to big-city burnout: Its walkable streets are lined with Victorian houses, cozy restaurants and more antique shops than you can shake a midcentury lamp at. Be sure to stop for unreal cashew-caramel ice cream (made from locally farmed dairy) at Owowcow.
For A Miniature Trip To Seoul: Palisades Park (30 Minutes From Nyc)
Just across the George Washington Bridge lies the one of the country’s biggest K-towns. Make a beeline for Broad Avenue and feast on hearty tofu stew at So Gong Dong, hand-cut noodles at Halmae Noodles, mountains of crispy chicken and fries at Mama Chicken and green tea-cheesecake bingsu (shaved ice) at Café Leah. Afterward, sweat out your food coma at King Spa.
For Blissing Out In Nature: High Point State Park (90 Minutes From Nyc . . .
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