5 things to do in Salem County, NJ
For most of New Jersey, Salem County is never “on the way.”
Even the county calls itself “the road less traveled” in promotional material.
But whether or not you’re there, the 15 communities of Salem County have something to offer on a daily basis, especially for those looking for a break from a hectic lifestyle, without having to break the bank.
“We are a hidden secret,” County Commissioner Ed Ramsay in New Jersey 101.5 said. “I can still get across this county in 20 minutes, and every time I do, I enjoy it.”
The remote county, located in the southwest corner of Garden State and bordering the Delaware River, is not the smallest county in the state, but it is the least populated – 64,837 people in 2020, according to the US Census Bureau. This is more than 1,000 less than 10 years ago.
The list below lists some of the options that are available year round or most of the year.
A number of special events are also planned through the end of 2021, such as the Halloween and Christmas tours, as well as Arts in Bloom, scheduled for October 16 and 17, which uses more than 20 locations across the county to present the works of dozens of artists.
What to do in Salem County, NJ
New Jersey’s less populous county is remote from most New Jerseyers. Here is a sampling of things to do and enjoy if you choose to take a trip to Salem County.
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