There's a reason why it's called, "The Garden State."
The Cowtown Rodeo is the longest running regular Saturday night rodeo in the US.
Welcome to Cowtown Rodeo!
I see more deer and drive on more dirt roads in NJ than I saw and drove on in the 4 years I lived in Vermont.
Find a way to get past your dissatisfaction and seek out the things you are missing. Spend a Sunday riding your bike on the back roads of Pottersville, Gladstone, Peapack, and Bernardsville. Isn't the Hunterdon County Hot Air Balloonfest coming up? You won't be disappointed.
Even Perth Amboy (along the water) is not without its charm.