Senate President Stephen Sweeney
Deputy Speaker John Burzichelli
Assemblyman Adam Taliaferro

Third District: Affordable tourism options are available in the region

Today’s Sunbeam – There’s still enough summer remaining for New Jerseyans to plan a fun and inexpensive day out with friends, family or both in the Gloucester, Salem, and Cumberland counties.

Sen. President Steve Sweeney, Assemblyman John J. Burzichelli, and Assemblywoman Celeste M. Riley would like to offer some affordable tourism options for residents during the upcoming summer months.

“Our district is home to many cultural historic and recreational sites,” Sweeney said. “We encourage our constituents to take full advantage of our great local businesses and attractions that our region has to offer when they are looking for activities to do with family and friends.”

For more information on local attractions, the Third District legislators recommend visiting the State of New Jersey’s tourism website at www.visitnj.org.

“Many of these local attractions and historical sites are not only entertaining and fun, but affordable,” Riley said. “While supporting our local businesses, residents would inevitably save money on gas, tolls and other travel expenses that come with traveling to out-of-town destinations.”

This website offers a wealth of information and helps users plan inexpensive trips to various New Jersey destinations. The site also allows users to browse attractions by region and updates a monthly list of fun events and activities for the summer season.

“In addition to getting a good family value, our region is also home to many wineries and theaters that serve as the perfect leisure activity for adults looking to enjoy an evening or a relaxing afternoon out,” Burzichelli added.

District Offices

Gloucester County
Kingsway Commons
935 Kings Highway, Suite 400
West Deptford, NJ 08086
Phone: (856) 251-9801
Fax: (856) 251-9752


Salem/Cumberland Counties

The Finlaw Building
199 East Broadway, Suite G
Salem, NJ 08079
Phone: (856) 339-0808
Fax: (856) 339-9626


The Bridgeton Library Satellite Office
*On Tuesday, December 6, 2016 this event will occur at the Cumberland County Library located at 800 East Commerce Street, Bridgeton, NJ
1st Tuesday of the month
3 pm - 5 pm
150 East Commerce Street
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
Phone: 856-455-1011


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