The quaint beaches of Cape May. The glitz and glamor of Atlantic City. A romantic nighttime ferris wheel ride on the Jersey Shore’s boardwalk. Stunning views of NYC. The word is officially out: New Jersey is a paradise for honeymoon romance, which means we’ve finally revealed this small coastal state’s best-kept secret.

Outdoorsy couples can canoe down the majestic Delaware River, while nightlife addicts hit the Blackjack tables of Atlantic City and then dance the night away at the city’s upscale clubs. Beach bums can relax and unwind on the sprawling shoreline. For foodie couples, be sure to visit the vineyards of central Jersey for the honeymoon souveneir of a lifetime: your very own wine, made by you and your new bride or groom from grape to bottle.

If you hadn’t thought of New Jersey as a honeymoon wonderland to consider, time to add it to your list! Whether you’re craving the hip restauraunt scene of trendy, youthful Hoboken or the peaceful solitude of a hike on the Appalchian Trail, New Jersey is easy to access, affordable to stay in, and has enough honeymoon fun to make Romeo and Juliet consider leaving Italy for good!