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Morristown National Historical Park

Rank: 146 6 Activites Email: MORR_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 1.20 miles

Morristown National Historical Park commemorates the sites of General Washington and the Continental army's winter encampment of December 1779 to June 1780, where they survived through what would be the coldest winter on record.

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Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Wilderness Park

1 Activites Distance: 4.75 miles

The Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Wilderness now contains a total of 3,660 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Jersey. In 1968 the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities a...

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Thomas Edison National Historical Park

Rank: 275 2 Activites Phone: (973)-736-0550 Email: karen_sloat-olsen@nps.gov Distance: 13.66 miles

Thomas Edison's home and laboratory are a step back in time, when machines were run by belts and pulleys and music was played on phonographs. Where to the passerby, the buildings betray little evidence of the industries they once started. Discover where America's greatest inventor changed our world forever.

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Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District

2 Activites Phone: (973)-242-4144 Email: info@lpccd.org Distance: 16.91 miles

The Lincoln Park/Coast Cultural District (LPCCD) is one of Newark?s newest organizations, blending arts, cultural planning and event programming with community economic development. Incorporated in 1999, the mission of LPCCD is to plan, design and develop a comprehensive arts and cultural district, and establishing a museum dedicated to collecting, interpreting, preserving, archiving and exhibiti...

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Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park

Email: pagr_gmp@nps.gov Distance: 18.85 miles

Cotton & silk for clothing; locomotives for travel; paper for books & writing letters; airplanes, & more. What do they have in common? They all came from the same place - Paterson, NJ. In 1791, Paterson, America's first planned industrial city, was established, centered around the Great Falls of the Passaic River. From humble mills would rise industries that changed the face of the United States.

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New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route National Park

8 Activites Phone: (732)-842-4000 Email: karen_saxton@partner.nps.gov Distance: 20.36 miles

The Trail will show you roads less traveled where you can find historic villages, migrating eagles, and boardwalks on miles of sandy beaches. This auto-trail stretches nearly 300 miles along New Jersey's shore and bays. Explore the Trail's five regions and you'll find the nation's oldest operating lighthouse; the town where revolutionaries burned British tea; and the state's official tall ship

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Statue Of Liberty National Monument Park

Rank: 44 2 Activites Email: joan_kelly@nps.gov Distance: 24.40 miles

"The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World" was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the United States and is recognized as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886. It was designated as a National Monument in 1924. Employees of the National Park Service have been caring for the colossal copper statue since 1933.

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Ellis Island Part Of Statue Of Liberty National Monument Park

2 Activites Email: stli_info@nps.gov Distance: 24.42 miles

How far would you travel to find a better life? What if the journey took weeks under difficult conditions? If you answered "Whatever it takes," you echo the feelings of the 12 million immigrants who passed through these now quiet halls from 1892 to 1954. Ellis Island afforded them the opportunity to attain the American dream for themselves and their descendants. Come hear their stories.

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Nara's Northeast Region - New York City National Park

1 Activites Phone: (212)-401-1620 Email: newyork.archives@nara.gov Distance: 25.59 miles

Nara's Northeast Region - New York City

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Castle Clinton National Monument Park

Rank: 36 2 Activites Phone: (212)-344-7220 Distance: 25.60 miles

Located at the southern tip of Manhattan Island, Castle Clinton stands where New York City began, and represents not only the city's growth, but the growth of a nation. Initially intended to prevent a British invasion in 1812, the fortification has transformed over the years to welcome theatergoers, immigrants, sightseers, and now, millions of visitors to New York Harbor.

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Governors Island National Monument Park

Rank: 140 1 Activites Email: GOIS_Information@nps.gov Distance: 25.86 miles

From 1794 to 1966, the U.S. Army on Governors Island was part of the social, political, and economic tapestry of New York City. Today the island is vibrant summer seasonal venue of art, culture and performance against the backdrop of two centuries of military heritage and the skyline of one of the great cities of the world.

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Manhattan Sites

2 Activites Distance: 25.87 miles

You can discover some of the most fascinating people in American history at the Manhattan Sites.  Visit the homes of Alexander Hamilton and Theodore Roosevelt, the tomb of Ulysses Grant, a Revolutionary War church, a fort from the War of 1812, and the place where George Washington became President.

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Hamilton Grange National Memorial Park

Rank: 323 Distance: 25.87 miles

Alexander Hamilton created the tools for the success of the United States. From the humble beginnings as an orphan from the Caribbean island of Nevis, he became George Washington's right hand man. Come visit Hamilton Grange and find out more about this controversial founder and the country home that he built on his Harlem estate.

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National Parks Of New York Harbor

8 Activites Email: mindi_Rambo@nps.gov Distance: 25.87 miles

You may be surprised to learn that there are 10 National Parks with 22 unique destinations in New York City and northern New Jersey. The National Parks of New York Harbor includes nearly 27,000 acres and welcomes more than 12 million visitors each year. The parks offer year-round programs, recreational opportunities, natural habitats, historic buildings and museum collections.

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Federal Hall National Memorial Park

Rank: 198 Email: migdalia_figueroa-pinedo@nps.gov Distance: 25.88 miles

Here on Wall Street, George Washington took the oath of office as our first President, and this site was home to the first Congress, Supreme Court, and Executive Branch offices. The current structure, a Customs House, later served as part of the US Sub-Treasury. Now, the building serves as a museum and memorial to our first President and the beginnings of the United States of America.

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Gateway National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 7 10 Activites Phone: (718)-354-4606 Email: Steve_Salgo@nps.gov Distance: 25.95 miles

We are not just Sandy Hook. We are not just the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge or Jacob Riis Park. We are not just Fort Tilden. We are not just Frank Charles Park or Hamilton Beach. We are not just Floyd Bennett Field or Canarsie Pier. We are not just Great Kills Park, or Fort Wadsworth, or Miller Field. We are one national park, we are Gateway.

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Great Lakes Seaway Trail - New York National Park

Phone: (315)-646-1000 Email: info@seawaytrail.com Distance: 26.03 miles

Drive or boat along the shores of the St. Lawrence River and eastern Great Lakes. Historic sites include 26 lighthouses, the St. Lawrence Seaway, War of 1812 installations, and great museums. Enjoy welcoming harbors, agricultural landscapes, quaint villages, world-class sportfishing, Niagara Falls, 127 nature sites, and entry points to/from Canada.

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Lakes To Locks Passage National Park

Phone: (518)-597-9660 Email: info@lakestolocks.com Distance: 26.03 miles

Midway between Manhattan and Montreal, the Lakes to Locks Passage lets you experience the interconnected waterway that shaped the destiny of North America. By bike, foot, boat, train, or car, you will discover charming small cities, rural landscapes and Adirondack hamlets with diverse historic, natural, cultural, and recreational sites.

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African Burial Ground National Monument Park

Rank: 230 Email: african_burial_ground@nps.gov Distance: 26.09 miles

From about the 1690s until 1794, both free and enslaved Africans were buried in a 6.6-acre burial ground in Lower Manhattan, outside the boundaries of the settlement of New Amsterdam, later known as New York. Lost to history due to landfill and development, the grounds were rediscovered in 1991 as a consequence of the planned construction of a Federal office building.

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Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site

Rank: 328 Distance: 26.64 miles

Only one U.S. president was born in New York City. Raised in a townhouse at 28 E. 20th St., Theodore Roosevelt would grow up to be our 26th President and become immortalized on Mount Rushmore. However, he started life as a sickly yet bright boy who exercised to improve his health and began a lifelong passion for the "strenuous life."

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Lower East Side Tenement Museum National Historic Site

Email: LESTM@tenement.org Distance: 26.76 miles

The heart of the museum is a historic tenement, home to an estimated 7,000 people from over 20 nations between 1863 and 1935. The tenement's cramped living spaces, the lives of past residents and the history of the Lower East Side, contribute to its representation of the immigrant experience. Throughout the year, programs such as walking tours and readings are offered.

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General Grant National Memorial Park

Rank: 237 Distance: 27.89 miles

The final resting place of President Ulysses Simpson Grant and his wife, Julia, is the largest mausoleum in North America. It testifies to a people's gratitude for the man who ended the bloodiest conflict in American history as Commanding General of the Union Army and then, as President of the United States, strove to heal a nation after a civil war and make rights for all citizens a reality.

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Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (973)-425-1222 Email: greatswamp@fws.gov Distance: 28.29 miles

The Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1960 and lies 26 miles west of New York City's Times Square and 7 miles south of Morristown, New Jersey in Morris County. This oasis of wilderness, surrounded by urban and suburban areas, provides important habitats to fish and wildlife and a unique opportunity for the public to enjoy wildlife and wilderness within close proximity to urba...

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Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (973)-702-7266 Email: wallkillriver@fws.gov Distance: 30.68 miles

The Wallkill River NWR is located in Sussex County, New Jersey and Orange County, New York. Congress established the refuge in 1990 to preserve and enhance lands and waters in a manner that conserves the natural diversity of fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for present and future generations. The management emphasis is on Federally-listed endangered and threatened species, migrating wat...

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Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 10 10 Activites Email: DEWA_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 33.84 miles

Paddlers slip down the river between low forested mountains; anglers wade the trout streams; hikers scan the valley from the ridge or peer into the 1000-foot-deep Water Gap. The valley has known human hand and voice for 10,000 years. Floodplains nourished the Native farmer; waterfalls drew the Victorian vacationer. Today, a 70,000-acre park welcomes those who seek the outdoors close to home.

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