10 Great New Jersey Driving Vacation Spots

Now that summer is unofficially over, many smart travelers choose this time of year to take a vacation. Prices have dropped as the weather is better than ever. Crowds are reduced and getting around is much easier… BY CAR.

If you’ve taken a flight recently, you know how crazy things have gotten, from long delays to multiple cancellations.

The good news is that there are plenty of great vacations within driving distance of New Jersey, not to mention the Jersey Shore that you can almost have to yourself, especially during the week.

Here in the northeast part of the country we are blessed with so many amazing places to see and some special resorts to enjoy probably during the best part of the year. Here are some of the places you can visit within hours of The Garden State.

Attachment – Ocean House – Rhode Island

OCEAN HOUSE – Watch Hill, Rhode Island.

INN AT PERRY CABIN RESORT — St. Michael’s, Maryland.

GURNEY’S – Montauk, New York

MAYFLOWER INN & SPA—Washington, Connecticut


LE SAGAMORE RESORT — Bolton Landing, New York

BLANTYRE RESORT — Lenox Massachusetts

THE CAVALIER HOTEL — Virginia Beach, Virginia


KESWICK HALL — Keswick, Virginia

THE LODGE AT WOODLOCK – Hawley, Pennsylvania

Whether you’re waiting for the foliage to change next month or choosing to get away soon, you’re sure to find one of these perfect spots for your fall getaway. Or you can just drive to the shore!

The views expressed in the above post are those of New Jersey 101.5 talk show host Dennis Malloy only.

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