What to See in New Jersey
New Jersey's web site for Travel and Tourism features listings of historic sites, museums and lighthouses.
NJDMO (New Jersey Destination Marketing Organizations) has a handy map with links to regional tourism websites.
The Morris County Tourism Bureau website features a special history section.
VisitPrinceton.org highlights the area's historic sites as well as the many other attractions the area offers.
The History & Heritage tab on the Monmouth County Tourism page provides visitor info for historic sites as well as a guide to area lighthouses.
Visit South Jersey's web site lists heritage sites and sample itineraries for your trip.
Ideas for Interpreting Historic Sites
The William Trent House in Trenton offers a tour:
Heritage Tourism Reports and Studies
"The Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Heritage Tourism in New Jersey," a study by Tourism Economics released in 2013.
The Heritage Tourism Master Plan includes an online resource directory: https://www.nj.gov/dca/njht/touring/master_plan_table_of_contents.html.
Celebrate New Jersey conducted a wayfinding signage initiative in 2010: http://www.celebratenj.org/community-initiatives/nj-wayfinding-initiative/.
In 2007 the NJ Historical Commission funded An Assessement of State Historical Marker Programs.
Cultural Heritage Tourism offers a toolkit and case studies of successful tourism ventures from a national perspective: http://culturalheritagetourism.org/.