24 Abandoned Spots in New Jersey To Investigate

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New Jersey was one of the original colonies settled in America. Before that, Native Americans have called this land their home for thousands of years. So, it shouldn’t surprise anyone that New Jersey is home to some cool abandoned places. Here is a list of our favorite places to explore and connect with the past. […]

Visiting Sandy Hook Beach in New Jersey

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Sandy Hook Beach is a stunning stretch of golden coastline within the Gateway National Recreation Area in New Jersey Monmouth County. It’s one of our favorite beaches, so if you’re planning a visit, you’re in for a treat! With its soft sand, crystal clear waters, and breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and NYC, Sandy […]

Explore These 4 South Jersey Abandoned Spots

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Follow Our Writer One thing that New Jersey has a lot of is old buildings. As a result of being one of the earliest states in the United States, there are many places you can visit (check out our Top 5) with historical significance, like Princeton, Waterloo Village, and Allaire State Park.  Between the various […]

A Day Trip: Explore Two Abandoned Spots in Bergen County

Follow Our Writer I think my love of abandoned places goes back to my childhood.  Every day after school my best friend and I would take off on our bikes to some of the last remnants of Old Motor Parkway on Long Island to explore this relic from 1908.  Something about the crumbling highway and […]

Exploring Abandoned Spot of Dickerson Mine Preserve

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Follow Our Writer Previous Next Follow on AllTrails New Jersey has a long history of mining minerals such as: iron, copper, and zinc. Mining began here in the 1600’s when Dutch settlers first started searching for copper along the Delaware. In Mine Township in Morris County, Dickerson Mine Preserve is a 280-acre park featuring nine […]