"Consistently rated the best guides to the regions covered...Readable, tasteful, appealingly designed. Strong on dining, lodging, and history."—National Geographic Traveler Explorer's Guide The Jersey Shore
includes New Jersey trivia such as the other wooden elephants that didn't make it in Wildwood like Lucy the elephant did, Donald Trump's rise and fall in Atlantic City, and where to go to see authentic Miss America dresses (even if the pageant isn't in town anymore).
Distinctive for their accuracy, simplicity, and conversational tone, the diverse travel guides in our Explorer's Great Destinations series meet the conflicting demands of the modern traveler. They're packed full of up-to-date information to help plan the perfect gateway. And they're compact and light enough to come along for the ride. A tool you'll turn to before, during, and after your trip, these guides include these helpful features: chapters on lodging, dining, transportation, history, shopping, recreation; a section packed with practical information, such as lists of banks, hospitals, post offices, laundromats, numbers for police, fire, and rescue, and other relevant information; maps of regions and locales; and more. Black-and-white photographs and maps throughout