Jersey Quick Guide

What to do in Jersey Shore! Jersey Travel Guide is your one-stop destination for all your Jersey Shore holiday plans. From Jersey City, Manhattan and nearby Atlantic City, here you'll see why Jersey is known as America's Most Popular Island. Jersey Shore holiday Packages offers many things to do from sunbathing and snorkeling to eating out, playing golf and playing tennis. There are even packages that include boat charters, fishing and winery tours, among others.

Jersey is the largest of all the Channel Islands, bordering France and England. A semi autonomistic self-governing dependent of the UK, it is best known for its beautiful beaches, breathtaking cliffs, serene rolling hills and spectacular castles. The Jersey War Memorial Complex, historic underground tunnel complex, accounts for the island's five-year German invasion of WWII. The Jersey Shore, with its many historic castles, old streets and narrow streets, is truly a treasure trove for any history buff. Google Maps offers an aerial view of Jersey Shore.

When planning your Jersey Shore holiday, consider the many museums, parks and monuments that make Jersey Shore a must-see community. Jersey Shore is also known as a hot spot for musicians because of "The Jersey Shore Music Factory," an audiovisual haven that houses more than 200 live bands and DJs. In addition to museums, the Jersey Shore has many outdoor activities. Hobbies enthusiasts will love taking part in the many boating, cycling and hiking tours. You can even go deep sea fishing on a state-of-the-art fishing vessel.

Jersey Shore boasts some fantastic shopping experiences. Out in Metuche, you'll find high-end boutiques and fashionable downtown shops. In Atlantic City, shoppers will find designer boutiques, specialty stores and restaurants. If you love souvenirs, the Golden Gate Shopping Center in Atlantic City will give you great finds. And don't forget to check out the Jersey Shore Convention Center in Jersey City, which hosts over 100 events each year. This is the venue where President Barack Obama announced his presidential bid.

To complete your Jersey Shore itinerary, you need to make sure to plan all of your meals. This is where your Jersey travel guide really comes in handy. You will find great restaurants, cafes, take-out joints, delis and even pizza joints that will satisfy any gastronomic cravings you may have. You will also find great grab-and-go locations and places to eat at restaurants, bars and nightclubs throughout Jersey. These are some of the best stops on your Jersey Shore holiday.

Your Jersey travel guide will show you the best of Atlantic City, which is known as America's newest Vegas. This destination offers visitors tons of nightclubs and even live entertainment. The shopping and dining opportunities in Atlantic City can't be beat. The New York State Thoroughfare is lined with world-class retailers.

For a more cultural experience, stop by the St. George Ferry Station in Jersey City, which offers great views of the Atlantic Ocean and Ellis Island. You'll also get to see the sights from the train station itself. Your Jersey travel guide will tell you that this is a great place to visit. When you're done checking out the Ferry St., you should head back to Atlantic City.

After visiting Atlantic City and being to see the aforementioned landmarks, you may want to stay a little bit longer in New York City. The Broadway district is where you want to be. There is even a real New York Stock Exchange in addition to numerous shopping and nightlife opportunities. Your Jersey travel guide will show you the best hotels in the area, and the proximity to all the action. Make sure that you take advantage of all the cultural experiences New York City has to offer.

What vaccinations do I need?

Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Jersey are available from the NHS Fit for Travel website.

Is it safe to travel?

Best time to visit?

The best time to visit Jersey is from june until october, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Jersey is 18°C in july and the lowest is 9°C in january. The average climate figure for Jersey is an 6,7.

Do I need a Visa?

As long as you're legally in the UK and will be travelling according to your immigration permissions, you won't need a separate visa to travel to Jersey. As there aren't any immigration controls between Jersey and the UK, you don't need to see an immigration officer when you arrive in Jersey.

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What currency do i need?

The official currency of Jersey is the Pound Sterling (GBP). If you're looking to transfer or spend money in Jersey you can grab amazing Pound Sterling deals via (GBP to GBP).

What about the wildlife?

The north coast is bold and harsh, gorse and legumes inhabit these craggy rock faces and make it the perfect home for insects and burrowing animals such as rabbits and moles. In a drastic change, the west coast features sand dunes, stuffed with marram grass which plays an important role in the life of green lizards, grass snakes and wood mice. The Green Lizards are especially eye-catching if you can find one in the long grass.

What is the traditional food?

French food? Bean Crock (les pais au fou) has become the traditional dish of Jersey. It makes a filling but very tasty meal, and there are as many recipes as there are cooks - but they're all based on a mixture of dried beans and pork - preferably on the bone.

What Languages are spoken?

The Bailiwick of Jersey, a crown dependency in the Channel Islands, off the French coast of Normandy, has two official languages: English and French. You can learn some basic French before you travel to Jersey and really impress the locals!

How much do you tip?

The currency in Jersey is the Pound Sterling (According to a CNN Money report, your waiter should be tipped 15% for "adequate service" and 20% for "very good service." But even if you think your waiter was crummy, you still need to pony up at least 10% for "poor service.").

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