We’ve put together the perfect guide to holiday gifts for people who love New Jersey! From food and wine, to New Jersey clothing and jewelry, to New Jersey travel deals and more… there’s something for everyone on this list!
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20 Holiday Gifts for People Who Love New Jersey
Originally created in Atlantic City in 1886, Salt water taffy is the classic Jersey sweet treat. Not long after that, Shriver’s Candy Shop was founded on the boardwalk in Ocean City NJ. Today, Shriver’s is Ocean City’s oldest business and is still turning out over a half a million pounds of taffy every year. Purchase Shriver’s Salt Water Taffy HERE and give a taste of Jersey to someone special.
A cool “Jersey pride” T-shirt is a must-have for anyone who loves the Garden State, especially when you’re traveling outside of the state. It’s always a great conversation starter! Purchase the Official New Jersey “Love Heart” T-Shirt HERE.
Any Jersey girl who’s ventured outside of the Garden State knows her heart will always belong to New Jersey. This sterling silver New Jersey necklace – shaped like our state with a heart in the middle – expresses that sentiment perfectly. Even better – it’s 50% off at Amazon on Cyber Monday!!! Buy it HERE.
Groupon is offering some AMAZING deals on New Jersey getaways right now – from stays at the Grand Cascades Lodge at Crystal Springs Resort in Sussex County, to stays at the newly upgraded, 4-star Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City, to family-friendly fun at the Hotel ML and CoCo Key Water Resort in Mount Laurel, to a lovely stay (perfect for a romantic getaway or a girls’ weekend away) at the charming Chateau Inn & Suites in Spring Lake at the Jersey shore – there’s an awesome New Jersey getaway (and fantastic savings) for everyone here!
A nice NJ Christmas tree ornament is a must-have for anyone who loves New Jersey. We really like this one from Iron Maid Art. It’s simple, yet beautiful. Purchase it HERE.
The Absecon Lighthouse has guarded New Jersey and offered safe passage for ships for more than 150 years. It is the third tallest lighthouse in the United States. Visitors love the amazing view from the top and the history that can be seen in the replica of the original keeper’s dwelling. This is a great gift for anyone who loves the Jersey shore, as well as lighthouse enthusiasts. Groupon is offering an amazing Cyber Monday deal on admission to the Absecon Lighthouse – check it out HERE!
7. NJ Wine
New Jersey is home to quite a few wineries – and they’re darn good wineries at that! Many of them consistently take home awards from major regional and international wine competitions. One of these award-winning New Jersey wineries is Sharrott Winery in Hammonton. You can purchase their wines HERE.
Interested in giving a New Jersey wine tasting experience instead? Groupon has some awesome Cyber Monday wine tasting deals, like this one from Tomasello Winery at Wemrock Orchard!
You’re going to need a glass with that NJ wine! We really love these stemless NJ wine glasses! Purchase them here!
Prefer beer to wine? New Jersey is also home to some fabulous craft breweries. What better way could there be to remember your favorite Jersey brews than to display the bottle caps on this New Jersey beer cap map? Buy it HERE.
Speaking of great New Jersey craft brews, Groupon has an awesome Cyber Monday deal on a tour and tasting at New Jersey’s very own Pinelands Brewing Company (save up to 49%!). It’s the perfect gift for New Jersey craft beer enthusiasts. Check it out here!
New Jersey hockey fans rejoice! With 23 games played in the season so far, the New Jersey Devils are off to a fantastic start and are at the top of the division! With such a promising start to the season, New Jersey Devils fans will be excited to receive an authentic jersey this holiday season. Find one HERE!
This New Jersey word art print is a lovely gift for anyone who loves New Jersey, but especially for people who are living out of state and missing their home. The print is designed in such a way that the cities and towns are placed in the correct geographical location and is available in three different color schemes as well as three different sizes. Buy it HERE.
Zach Braff writes, directs and stars in this Sundance award-winner. The story… Smalltime actor Andrew Largeman (Braff) flees Tinseltown to connect with his roots in New Jersey. The movie was filmed around Braff’s hometown of South Orange, as well as in Cranford, Dumont, Mahwah, Morristown, Tenafly and Wallington. Buy Garden State HERE.
Seriously- they don’t. EVER. Help your favorite Jersey girl show her pride everywhere she goes with this awesome Jersey Girls Don’t Pump Gas car magnet. Buy it HERE.
The Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum is one of the largest grass roots maritime museums in the United States. Located along the Tuckerton Creek, this one-of-a-kind attraction showcases the Jersey Shore’s maritime traditions of the past and present which are brought to life through people, exhibits and hands-on activities. Discover the Jersey Shore’s unique maritime heritage and the interaction between culture and nature on the Barnegat Bay. Experience the rich traditions of the Jersey Shore and its baymen through the Seaport’s recreated and historic buildings, demonstrations, interpretive exhibits, events, festivals, live aquatic displays, and more. Groupon is offering a Cyber Monday deal on admission and memberships to Tuckerton Seaport – save up to 56%! Members receive free admission to the many awesome festivals held at the Seaport throughout the year, so this is an amazing deal!
The Wild and Scenic New Jersey Calendar highlights the beautiful natural areas that those of us who really know and love the Garden State think of when we think of Jersey. The Garden State shines brightly in this calendar that features photos of pristine state parks, thriving woodlands, and stunning summer sunsets. Buy it HERE!
A taste of Jersey always makes a great gift, so this Dishing Up New Jersey cookbook is a real winner! Author and New Jersey native John Holl searched from Sussex County to Cape May to find the best recipes New Jersey has to offer, and the result is this rich and unique cookbook celebrating the foods, flavors, cultures, and traditions of the Garden State. These 150 recipes include dishes featuring New Jersey’s own produce — tomatoes, corn, cranberries, blueberries, apples — along with deep-fried boardwalk treats, late-night diner bites, and recipes contributed by Jersey diners, farms, food trucks, old-school delis, famous bakeries, and more. You’ll find recipes like Pork Roll Surprise, Funnel Cake at Home, Tomato and Onion Salad, Jersey Green Clam Chowder, Sunday Gravy, Saltwater Taffy, Classic Lawrenceville Mac & Cheese, Jersey Disco Fries, Fresh Jersey Corn Cakes – and a classic Taylor Ham, Egg, and Cheese Sandwich. Buy it HERE. Get it HERE.
This Straight Outta New Jersey Kitchen Apron is the perfect companion to a New Jersey cookbook! It’s a full length apron with adjustable ties. Purchase the Straight Outta New Jersey Kitchen Apron HERE.
Children will be delighted to discover the many wonders of New Jersey while they read G is for Garden State: A New Jersey Alphabet Book. The book highlights New Jersey’s famous sons and daughters (inventor Thomas Edison and the Revolutionary War heroine Molly Pitcher), her beautiful sights (the Highlands, the Pinelands, and New Jersey’s famous shoreline), and her unique institutions (The Seeing Eye training institute for seeing eye dogs and Haddy, the largest complete dinosaur skeleton of its time, found in 1858). G is for Garden State explores the places, people, and landmarks that make New Jersey a fascinating place to live in and to visit again and again. Buy it HERE.
share of “strange but true” stories and sights. Weird New Jersey sheds light on “slightly offbeat or left of center” oddities of the Garden State and explores New Jersey’s roads less traveled, unexplained phenomenon and unsolved mysteries. There are chapters on strange roads, local heroes and villains, and eccentric abodes (like a Kendall Park home with a bowling ball collection on the front lawn). Buy Weird New Jersey HERE.
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