While it may be known for the mafia, and an MTV show, New Jersey has a lot more to offer than pop culture would lead you to believe. Let’s get away from the trivialities and see what New Jersey offers. After all, there’s a reason New Jersey is known as The Garden State.
Turkey Swamp Park: Freehold
Not only is Turkey Swamp Park great for outdoor adventure, but it's also right next to several other parks as well. Great amenities for a public park, there are pull-through sites with 20/30 amp electric, water service and dump stations throughout the park. The bathhouses and laundry facilities are modern and clean. There are also fire rings and picnic tables at most of the sites.
Turkey Swamp Park is over 2000 acres of hiking, biking, kayaking, and fishing. It’s easy to lose track of time exploring all this park has to offer. If you get bored with Turkey Swamp Park itself, there are several other parks to explore in the area including the Manasquan River Linear Park, the Manasquan Reservoir and the Bear Swamp Natural area to name a few.
Pomona RV Park and Campground: Pomona
Pomona RV Park and Campground is a beautiful place to stay to be near the bright lights and fun of Atlantic City. You may not get the five-star amenities of the ritzy Atlantic City hotels, but you’re still taken care of. Shaded sites come with full utility hookups, cable TV, Wi-Fi access as well as fire rings and picnic tables. Pomona keeps things clean with bathhouses and laundry facilities and rounds itself out with a fully stocked camp store, propane fill-up, activity hall, game room and plenty more.
As far as fun, you’re only ten minutes from the glitz and glamor of Atlantic City. If you’re just with the spouse, you can hit the casinos for gambling, shows, and fabulous dining. There are still plenty of family-friendly activities all up and down the boardwalk. If you get tired of all the people and noise, you can jet down to the Wharton State Forest or Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge.
Liberty Harbor RV Park: Jersey City
Talk about a one of a kind view; Liberty Harbor RV Park is your best place to park to see New York City. There are 50 sites with water and electric hookups to take care of your creature comforts along with dump stations to cycle out your waste tank. On-site bathrooms, bathhouses and laundry facilities take care of the rest of your dirty deeds. The park is also outfitted with Wi-Fi access, as well as a restaurant and bar on site.
Liberty Harbor is the closest RV park to the heart of New York City. You get a view of Ellis Island, The Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline right from your site. They offer bus tours into New York City, or you can climb on the subway or even a ferry either right from or a few blocks away from the park. The rest of your New York adventure is up to you.
Ocean View Resort: Ocean View
Located between Ocean City and Wildwood, Ocean View Resort is an exciting place to see the Jersey Shore and other attractions. Ocean View Resort is well stocked with facilities and amenities. RV sites come with full utility hookups including both 30 and 50 amp electric as well as Wi-Fi access. Three separate laundry facilities mean you won’t be waiting in line for laundry while the modern bathhouses make sure you’re clean as well. A 4,000-square foot camp store lets you restock on supplies, and you can sleep easy at night knowing the park has restricted access and is patrolled 24/7.
There is so much to do in the park. You can splash around in the huge swimming pool or the freshwater lake with a splash pad if you prefer. There are 18 holes of mini golf, three playgrounds, two arcades and a variety of sports like tennis or basketball to keep the whole family entertained. You are also surrounded by the best the southern Jersey shore offers like Sea Isle City or Ocean City. Spend your days on the beach or boardwalk or try to spot some bald eagles at Beaver Swamp Fish and Wildlife Management Area.
Seashore Campsites and RV Resort: Cape May Court House
Choose Seashore Campsites and RV Resorts to explore the famous Jersey Shore and Boardwalk. Seashore is run by Sun RV Resorts, so you know you’re getting the best in facilities and amenities. You can choose from water and electric or water, electric and sewer, regardless of your choice all sites come with a fire ring and picnic table. There are four meticulously cleaned bathhouses with two of them coming with laundry facilities. There is also a camp convenience store and snack shop to help you replenish supplies and take care of the munchies.
There is plenty of fun in the park with pools, recreation hall, mini golf, fishing, volleyball, horseshoes and much more offered with the planned activities and events. As for outside the park, you are on the Jersey Shore! Play in the water, relax in the sun, or people watch. You can also walk down Morey’s Pier and Waterpark snacking on deliciously unhealthy food or ride the carnival styled rides.
As you can see, for an RVer, you get the best of both worlds when staying in New Jersey.