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Updated on Sep 1, 2020. Posted on Jan 30, 2015

22 Reasons Why You Should Never Visit New Jersey

Never come here.

1. If you think you should go to New Jersey, don't. It's an awful place.

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Walpack Valley, Sussex County

2. Literally, it is the grossest place you will ever visit.

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Great Falls, Paterson

3. It's just embarrassing how ugly this state is.

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Essex County

4. Like, WTF is this crap?

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Stokes State Forest

5. What a freaking nightmare.

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6. The winters are disgusting and make you an angry, vengeful person.

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Monmouth County

7. Every place looks like the boardwalk from Jersey Shore.

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Farmstead, Musconetcong Valley, Warren County

8. Like, where's the history?

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Sussex County

9. There is no history because New Jersey sucks.

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Red Mill Museum, Clinton

10. And don't get me started on the beaches. They're absolutely...

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Ocean Grove

11. Positively...

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Ocean City

12. Vile.

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Spring Lake

13. The architecture is totally — what's the word I'm looking for? Grotesque.

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St. Paul Church, Princeton

14. Get out of my sight.

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Central Railroad of New Jersey, Jersey City

15. New Jersey is the place where beauty goes to die.

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North Haledon

16. Seriously, nothing gorgeous ever comes out of Jersey.

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17. We can't even get sunsets right.

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Barnegat Lighthouse

18. If only we lived in New York. Then maybe, just maybe we could have a city too.

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New Jersey as seen from the Empire State Building

19. Because this just isn't going to cut it.

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Branch Brook Park, Newark

20. Yeah, nope.

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21. So why would anyone be interested in coming to New Jersey?

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22. Just fuhgeddaboudit.

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Johnsonburg Swamp Preserve

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