November Things to Do in New Jersey in 2017

Top Ten Seasonal Attractions, Events, for Day Trips,
Weekend Getaways, and Vacations

Things to Do in New Jersey in November

You'll find lots of interesting things to do in New Jersey in November. This is a great time of the year to take in many of the fall activities and a great time to plan a weekend getaway or late season vacation.

You'll find lots of interesting things to do in New Jersey in November. This is the time of when the weather is still warm enough for some active outdoor activities and also the beginning of the the winter holiday season with Thanksgiving, and the holiday festivals and events that begin as early as the Friday after Thanksgiving.

1- Visit Cape May and Take in the Annual Exit Zero Jazz Festival

Exit Zero Jazz Festival
Annual Exit Zero Jazz Festival
November 10, 11, 13, 2017
The festival is held in 7-9 different venues in Cape May, NJ.
Club venues and Cape May Convention Hall are all within 4 blocks of one another including the Schmidtchen Theater, Festival Main Stage with a capacity of 1,177, is located ten minutes from downtown Cape May .
Cape May, NJ
Website (Tickets)
Cape may comes alive this weekend with more than 40 jazz performances taking place in a three day multi-venue festival featuring headliners Gregory Porter, Fourplay, and Lizz Wright.

2- Plan a Day Trip or Weekend Getaway to Visit the
Historical Museums of Hunterdon County

Hunterdon Art Museum

The more popular museums are the Red Mill Museum in Clinton situated on the banks of the South Branch with high limestone cliffs behind it, the circa 1810 Red Mill has become one of the most familiar and photographed landmarks in Hunterdon County; The Hunterdon Art Museum in Clinton; The James Wilson Marshall House in Lambertville; Prallsville Mills, bordering the Delaware and Raritan canal in Stockton; The Solitude House Museum in High Bridge, and several more.

Clinton Visitors Guide - A picturesque, widely photographed small town with shops and restaurants and a scenic river, an old grist mill and a waterfall winding through it.

3- Enjoy a Thanksgiving Getaway At A Charming Bed & Breakfast.

Bed and Breakfast Inn

Discover the popular New Jersey destinations with attractive, romantic inns and B & B's for travelers looking to make their getaway trip extra special. From charming Victorian Inns in scenic shore towns to the Western and Northern New Jersey historic towns with rolling hills and mountains, there is information and listing available for all travelers needs for a romantic or relaxing short trip.
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4 - Celebrate The Start of the Holiday Season at a Tree Lighting Event.

Christmas Events

These events traditionally start on either the Friday or Saturday after Thanksgiving.
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5 - Visit Atlantic City - The Crown Jewel of the Jersey Shore

Atlantic City
Take in the casinos, great restaurants, hotels, clubs and concerts. The top acts appearing in November include:
Take in the casinos, great restaurants, hotels, clubs and concerts. The top acts appearing in November include:
Brit Floyd
Friday November 3, 2017 8:00PM

Chris Lane
Friday Noember 3, 2017 9:00PM

Kenny G
Saturday November 4, 2017 9:00PM

Janet Jackson
Friday November 10, 2017 8:00PM

Gladys Knight
Saturday November 11, 2017 8:00PM

The Magpie Salute
Friday November 17, 2017 9:00PM

Duel of the Decades 80's vs. 90's
Saturday November 18, 2017 8:00PM

Chris Rock
Friday November 24, 2017 7PM & 10PM

El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico
Saturday November 25, 2017 9:00PM

Atlantic City Ballet: It's A Shore Holiday
Sunday November 26, 2017 4:00PM

Smoky Mountain Christmas - A Tribute to Kenny & Dolly
Thursday November 30, 2017 3:30PM

Atlantic City Venues and Tickets

Discover Atlantic City Restaurants with reviews - More info

6 - Enjoy a Late Fall Scenic Drive

New Jersey Fall Scenic Drive

Fall in New Jersey offer a variety of things to do. With the turning of the foliage to bright colors being only second best to New England. Watching the leaves turn in NJ is one of the most romantic things you can do in the fall, even if only to for a day trip to check out the scenery. In New Jersey, fall colors tend to peak around Columbus Day Weekend, with many of the ridges maintaining their golden shades into November.
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7 - Visit Newark, NJ - A Revitalized City with World Class Attractions and Entertainment


One of the nation's oldest cities, after Boston and New York, Newark was a thriving 19th-century industrial giant and at the turn of the century made huge investments in cathedrals, museums, parks, a major art deco train station, and other art deco architecture, that today stand as world class attractions.

Newark Visitors Guide - Discover the top attractions, entertainment venues, and restaurants.

8 - Take the Kids to a Major Disney Attraction

Disney On Ice: Dare To Dream
November 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 2017
Prudential Center
Newark, NJ

Disney Live! Mickey & Minnie's Doorway to Magic
November 24, 25, 2017
State Theatre - NJ
New Brunswick, NJ

9 - Take in a Comedy Show

Comedy Club

Because of its close proximity to NYC, New Jersey comedy venues and shows attract top talent who also perform in NYC, or have chosen to live in NJ. NJ Many of the top comedy stars also perform at a nearby New Jersey comedy club to polish their new material before introducing it in New York.
More on the top Comedy Clubs

10 - Pamper Yourself at a Spa

Discover the popual day spa's. These spa's feature a variety skin care, hair, facial, nail, and massage services in addition to women's and gentleman's spa packages, and laser skin treatments.
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For a romantic getaway or weekend retreat, check out our listing of spa-hotels that feature spa services for couples looking for a romantic getaway, or to complement a business trip
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