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Best things to do in New Jersey

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

American Restaurant
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“Worth a visit despite the higher price. Great food, service, and amazing views!”
5 locals recommend
Bistro
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“Great food and portions. If you are coming from the east, you can pass it on your way there or on your way home.”
3 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Beautiful setting on the lake. You can sit indoors or outdoors depending on the season. ”
5 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“The Miss Lotta offers a variety of brunch/dinner and cocktail tours of Lake Hopatcong. Highly recommended.”
6 locals recommend
Bar
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“This area has a lot to offer overall, Alice's is one of three good restaurants on the lake here. It has the highest view of Lake Hopatcong out of the other restaurants and is a little more upscale but still very delicious and perfect for a date night.”
7 locals recommend
Campground
“Something like 25 miles of trails! All sorts of terrain and historic iron mine workings. ”
5 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Jefferson House sits directly on the lake and even offers boaters a dock to park their boats and eat or grab a drink. They have an outside tiki bar and outdoor seating.”
5 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Rental boats or launch your boat. Water activities. Restaurants in the area.”
1 local recommends
Diner
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“Really one very good diner even by New Jersey standards... and close-by. They also own a pub right next door with many draft beers.”
4 locals recommend
Storage
“Boat rentals - pontoon boats - half day or full day rentals 9-1pm, 2-6pm or 10-5pm”
3 locals recommend
Bar
“This is our favorite place to go via boat for breakfast. Biker crowd in the later afternoon and evenings.”
2 locals recommend
Bar
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2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great little place.. huge servings of Italian food but bring cash because they don't take plastic. Gets crowded so you may need to call ahead.”
1 local recommends
Bakery
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“Adam's Bagels is also down the street for when you want a nice egg sandwich or bagel in the morning or a delicious BLT or Chicken cutlet hoagie for lunch. ”
1 local recommends
Point of Interest
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
2 locals recommend