Eat Play Stay: New Jersey

New Jersey is bubbling with excitement, endless things to see, consume, and do. Let me be your guide. Here’s a list of things to try on your next visit. 



S’mores Latte

Home to artisan platters, from cake-inspired french toast to pie-like pancakes, seafood benedict, and campfire lattes, you’ll feel like a kid in a candy store.

Crab Benedict
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Brazilian bites that pack a ton of flavor and Havana-style cocktails create an explosive party in your mouth. 

Vegan dish
Chicken platter
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Carmen Miranda
Street art



11K square feet of scenic tours, from sea creatures to African adventures, aviary exhibits, petting farm, reptile house, and so much more. Bring comfortable shoes and an appetite for fun. 




This Marriott space is a home away from home with apartment styled rooms for traveling comfort and incredible window views. Enjoy hotel breakfast, indoor swimming, and 24-hour fitness.

From the lobby
King Suite
Room for 2
Room with a view


A Marriott waterfront is the place to see and be seen, with beautiful New York City skyline views, condo-style rooms, and loungey eateries. Truly a red carpet stay. 

Room with a view

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