Jersey Goes West
Jersey Goes West | South Jersey’s Route 40


Ahhh, the greener pastures of South Jersey – where the “garden state” gets its reputation. Here you’ll find the oldest weekly rodeo in the United States in Cowtown surrounded by the fine wines pouring at tasting rooms and vineyards throughout the Outer Coastal Plain AVA wine region. Other highlights include the bustling Appel Farm Arts and Music Center, the charm of downtown Woodstown, authentic local distilleries, the one-of-a-kind Cowtown Farmers Market, and plenty of options for camping nearby.

It’s time for an adventure of your own, right here in South Jersey. Share your photos on Instagram / Facebook using #visitsouthjersey and let us know what fun things you discovered along the way.

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Picture of Auburn Road Vineyards in South Jersey

1. Auburn Road Vineyards

117 Sharptown-Auburn Road, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098 
(856) 769-WINE

Relax with a glass of wine at Auburn Road’s European-style Enoteca Vineyard Wine Bar featuring woodfire pizza by Ravello. The winery also hosts open mic nights, and Saturday live music performances by local and national artists.

Jersey Goes West | South Jersey’s Route 40

2. Cowtown Rodeo

780 Harding Highway, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098 
(856) 769-3200

Dating back to 1929, Cowtown Rodeo is the longest-running weekly professional rodeo in the country. Stop by this South Jersey staple for a taste of western ranching that is truly an integral part of American history.

Woodstown Fall Festival

3. Downtown Woodstown

N. Main Street, Woodstown, NJ 08098
(856) 769-2200

The hot-spot for shopping and dining in Salem County. Be sure to stop by every fourth Friday of the month for special deals, discounts, food trucks, entertainment, and much more.

Marlton Park

4. Marlton Park

1180 Route 40, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098 
(856) 769-9470

Sprawling 62 acres in the heart of beautiful Pilesgrove, Marlton Park features pavilions, playgrounds, sports facilities, exercise equipment, and a paved walking/running track– a perfect place to spend time outdoors with the family.

Four Seasons Campground

5. Four Seasons Campground

158 Woodstown Daretown Road, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098″ 
(856) 769-3635

Nestled in a country setting, Four Seasons Campground is open year-round and offers something for the whole gang. Throughout the summer, there are exciting themes and activities every weekend from “The Great Escape” to the “Wild West.”

Pine Tavern Distillery

6. Pine Tavern Distillery

149A Pine Tavern Road, Monroeville, NJ 08343
(856) 358-1076

Welcome to New Jersey’s first farm distillery specializing in craft spirits! This family-owned and operated distillery primarily uses local ingredients– most of which are grown on-site at Hidden Pond Farm. Live music performances and other events entertain guests every weekend.

Appel Farm Arts & Music Center

7.  Appel Farm Arts & Music Center

457 Shirley Road, P.O. Box 888, Elmer, NJ 08318
(856) 358-2472

For more than 50 years, Appel Farm has been transforming lives through the arts. This major arts center provides opportunities for arts education, appreciation, and creative expres- sion to artists, students and the public through local, regional, national, and international programs.

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