A Whole World to Explore, Just Across the River

Five different bridges connect Philadelphia to its easterly neighbor—and that’s just within the city limits! There’s plenty to see in the Garden State: open space and preserved lands give way to bustling small towns with thriving Main Streets.

No summer trip is complete without a visit to a spot on the 130 miles of New Jersey coastline, and there are numerous amusement parks (Six Flags Great Adventure, Clementon Park, Diggerland…) throughout the state. The PATCO speed line, SEPTA, and NJ Transit connect points throughout New Jersey to Philadelphia, making it easy to travel between destinations.