New Jersey better known as the "Garden State" and famously known for the "Jersey Shore" thriving with beaches, boardwalks, mountains and lakes. New Jersey is the “Diner Capital of the World” and home of the Famous Taylor Ham, Pork Roll. One of the original 13 colonies, New Jersey was an important battleground during the American Revolution. It is known as industrial center, but earns its “Garden State” nickname–New Jersey is a leading producer of cranberries, blueberries and tomatoes.
In addition to tomatoes, the Garden State is also know for other superior summer produce, like blueberries, corn, and peaches. While some may say Tomato Pie is an export from neighboring Philadelphia, the cheese-less pizza is omnipresent in Italian bakeries, especially in Trenton, NJ.
New Jersey has the highest population density in the U.S. An average 1,030 people per sq. mi., which is 13 times the national average.
New Jersey has the most dense system of highways and railroads in the U.S.
New Jersey has over 50 resort cities and towns, some of the nations most famous, Asbury park, Wildwood, Atlantic City, Seaside heights, Cape May.
New Jersey is a leading industrial state and is the largest chemical producing state in the nation.
New Jersey is a major seaport state with the largest seaport in the U.S. located in Elizabeth.
Atlantic City is where the street names came from for the game monopoly and has the longest boardwalk in the world.
Tourism is the second-largest industry in New Jersey.