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Welcome to Elizabeth, NJ where the holiday season is as jolly as they come! Experience holiday joy by traveling through time to explore the decor and celebratory traditions of the past eras and ending your journey back in the present learning why Elizabeth was named the 5th best city for holiday shopping! Cross off all of the names on your gift-list with one stop at SIMON: The Mills at Jersey Gardens. Come discover what you didn’t know, you didn’t know! Elizabeth: It all started here!
The excitement begins at Liberty Hall Museum. Inside the museum, feel the holiday spirit as you travel from room to room, appreciating the various holiday decorations that were displayed throughout the home from the 1700s to present day. As you explore the historic home, guests will learn about prior residents and visitors, such as Alexander Hamilton, and view authentic American historical artifacts dating back to the 1700s. Liberty Hall Museum brings history to life for guests of all ages to enjoy (even the tours are given in period-aged clothing!)
After walking through history, the next part of your tour allows to complete their holiday shopping in one stop. New Jersey’s largest Premiere Indoor Outlet Shopping Mall, The Mills at Jersey Gardens, a SIMON Property, has over 200 outlets stores, including Michael Kors, Kate Spade, Coach, America’s largest Tommy Hilfiger and so many others that are at outlet prices, with 0% tax on clothes and shoes!
All of that shopping is sure to work up an appetite! Head on over to the Dining Emporium, located on the second floor of The Mills at Jersey Gardens, and fuel up with any of their diverse, delicious cuisine offered.
That’s only a snapshot of what Elizabeth, NJ has to offer...but you can’t do it all in one day! Stay the night in one of our 9 franchised hotels, 5 of which are across the way from The Mills at Jersey Gardens! There are so much more history and shopping deals that are waiting to be discovered by our visitors!
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