SuiteAmerica in New Jersey

New Jersey

One of the original 13 colonies, New Jersey was an important battleground during the American Revolution. Located in the heart of the bustling Atlantic corridor and nestled between New York and Pennsylvania, New Jersey has the highest population density of any U.S. state.  Its long and beautiful coastline has long made New Jersey a popular vacation destination, with over 50 seaside resort towns including Asbury Park, Atlantic City and Cape May. The state also boasts an impressive musical legacy–Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi and Frank Sinatra all hail from New Jersey. It is known as an industrial center, but earns its "Garden State" nickname--New Jersey is a leading producer of cranberries, blueberries and tomatoes.

SuiteAmerica - New Jersey Skyline and Port
A birds eye view of the Jersey City Skyline captures the beauty of Jersey City and the Jersey City ports.

Areas of Interest and Things to Do

New Jersey offers a vast selection of activities in Arts, Culture, and Family Fun. New Jersey houses world-class museums including the Newark Museum, New Jersey State Museum & Planetarium, and the Liberty Science Center. It’s beautiful natural resources and opportunities for outdoor adventure make the Garden State an ideal location to go boating, relax on the beach or head out on a surfing expedition.

Nothing is more New Jersey than its boardwalks. Hundreds of thousands of visitors and residents enjoy the unique entertainment that these iconic wooden pathways provide along the Jersey Shore. Many towns along the state’s 130 miles of ocean coastline boast a boardwalk and each one has its own individual distinct styles. The mile long boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach is a super family-friendly promenade with tons of rides and arcades for kids, a wide beach, restaurants, bars and even an aquarium.

SuiteAmerica - New Jersey Boardwalk
One of the many fun destinations to visit during your relocation to New Jersey. The well known New Jersey Boardwalk provides a variety of enternaiment for the whole family!

Shopping / Dining / Night Life

From antiques to high-end boutiques, New Jersey is a shopping mecca. Its suburban shopping malls and outlets centers give way to fabulous finds.  With no retail tax on clothing or shoes, shoppers are sure to find the perfect gift.

With such a wide variety of great foods, including Portuguese, Spanish, Brazilian, and Asian, dining in New Jersey can be a multi-culinary experience. The Atlantic Ocean provides fresh seafood throughout the state and many fine dining restaurants can be found in Atlantic City.  With over 23,000 eating and drinking establishments, you will be sure to find your favorite dish or discover a new one!

World-class artists and performers take center stage at prominent theaters and facilities throughout the state. The New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, and the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden all offer exciting theatrical and concert productions.  Atlantic City offers a variety of fast paced night life, including luxury casinos and entertainment.

SuiteAmerica - Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey
The Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey holds a rich history of owners and was turned into a Playhouse in 1934 and held their first performance in 1938. It is also convienently located 25 miles from Manhattan.

Outside the City Limits

In just a couple hours, you can travel to from New Jersey to New York City for an exciting adventure! New York is comprised of five boroughs (Manhattan, The Bronx, Staten Island, Queens, and Brooklyn), with more than 8 million residents in the city, and close to 20 million statewide.  The state is full of diversity and remains the cultural capital of the world. Some of the most visited attractions are:

Statue of Liberty
Brooklyn Bridge
Times Square
Central Park
Empire State Building
Rockefeller Center
Brooklyn Bridge
Wall Street
Grand Central Terminal

SuiteAmerica - New York City Times Square
Times Square is the perfect travel destination for travelers relocating to New Jersey. It's a quick trip and provides a vibrant night life and an award winning performing arts community.

Getting Around

New Jersey offers several methods of transportation for daily activities. The NJ Transit offers both train and bus options with stops around the state.  Taxi, car and van service is also available. The NY Waterway is an enjoyable and commonly used method of transportation for travel from New Jersey to New York.  Terminals and ferry slips are located along the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway, and land on the East River in Brooklyn and Long Island city. 


SuiteAmerica - New Jersey Transportation
There are several means of transportation throughout New Jersey including ferry, light rail and train. There is also an abundance of convienent transportation to and from New York City.

Sports Teams and Venues

The first officially recorded game of baseball took place in Hoboken, NJ in 1846 between Knickerbocker Club and New York Nine at Elysian Fields.  In 1865, the grounds hosted a championship match between the Mutual Club of New York, and the Atlantic Club of Brooklyn that was attended by an estimated 20,000 fans.

Today, visitors can enjoy a variety of sports throughout the state.  New Jersey is home to the New Jersey Nets (basketball), the New Jersey Devils (ice hockey) and the Red Bulls (soccer). There are also several minor league baseball teams that play in our urban cities. Additionally the professional American football teams, the New York Giants and New York Jets play in the New Jersey Meadowlands sports complex.

New Jersey is also home to several Horse Racing Tracks. The  Monmouth Park Racetrack first opened in 1870 and is located in Oceanport, NJ. The Meadowlands Race Track is located in Ease Rutherford’s Sports complex; Freehold Raceway is located in central New Jersey, and the Atlantic City Race Course which first opened in 1946 is located in Mays Landing, NJ.

SuiteAmerica - New York Sport Teams and Venues
A bitter rivalry between the New York Giants and the New York Jets. Take a quick trip to New York and root for your favorite New York Team.

An Affluent city

Shipping is a strong industry in New Jersey because of the state’s strategic location the Port of New York and New Jersey the busiest on the East Coast. The Port Newark-Elizabeth Marine Terminal was the world's first container port and is one of the world's largest container ports.

New Jersey hosts several business headquarters, including twenty-four Fortune 500 companies and is home to major telecommunications firms such as Verizon Wireless, and AT&T Communications.

Its per-capita income was the third highest in the nation.  The state also has the highest percentage of millionaire household and nine of New Jersey's counties are in the wealthiest 100 of the country.

SuiteAmerica - New Jersey Verizon Building
New Jersey Verizon Building represents one of the four Fortune 500 companies located in New Jersey.

Economic Development

New Jersey's economy is centered on the pharmaceutical industry, the financial industry, chemical development, telecommunications, food processing, electric equipment, printing and publishing, and tourism. New Jersey's agricultural outputs are nursery stock, horses, vegetables, fruits and nuts, seafood, and dairy products.

New Jersey borders both New York City and Philadelphia providing a strong service economy serving residents who work in New York City or Philadelphia. Some of these industries include retail sales, education and real estate. Newark Liberty International Airport is ranked seventh among the nation's busiest airports and among the top 20 busiest airports in the world.

The location of New Jersey has made the state a crossroad for trade and business.  Other commercial advantages include its extensive transportation system, which puts one quarter of all United States consumers within overnight delivery range. Lake and seaside resorts such as Atlantic City have contributed to New Jersey's rank of fifth among the states in revenues from tourism.

SuiteAmerica - New Jersey Airport
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