10 Best Places to Propose in New Jersey (2023)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



New Jersey is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for beautiful beaches, boardwalks, parks, natural scenic beauty, or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. This guide describes some of the best places in New Jersey to ask that special woman or man to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in New Jersey
  • Liberty State Park
  • Cape May
  • Long Beach Island - LBI
  • Beautiful Beaches
  • Beach haven - LBI
  • Sunset Park - Harvey Cedars
  • Outdoor Locations to Propose in New Jersey
  • The High Line - NYC
  • Skylands Botanical Garden - Ringwood
  • Princeton University Campus - Princeton
  • Spring Lake Boardwalk
  • Reeves Reed Arboretum - Summit
  • Gardens for Sculpture - Hamilton Township
  • Best Places to Propose in New Jersey


Romantic Locations in New Jersey

1. Liberty State Park, Jersey City

With stunning views of the Manhattan skyline, the park provides a beautiful backdrop for a romantic proposal, especially during sunset.


2. Cape May

Known for its Victorian charm and beautiful beaches, Cape May offers a romantic setting for a beachfront proposal or a walk through its historic streets. A photographer could arrange to be on hand to discreetly capture the special “yes” moment.



Suzanne was amazing! I utilized the layaway service and it was a breeze. Ring made its way to Texas and was even more gorgeous in person."
 Chloe G verified buyer

3. Long Beach Island (LBI) 

Long Beach Island (LBI) is another wonderful location in New Jersey that could be perfect for a proposal. The iconic Barnegat light house and surrounding beach area offers a stunning backdrop for a proposal, especially during golden hour as the sun sets.


Beautiful Beaches

3. Beach Haven - LBI

This charming town on LBI has a beautiful beachfront, and you could consider proposing on the beach or along the baywalk with views of the water.


4. Sunset Park, Harvey Cedars

As the name suggests, this park offers gorgeous sunset views over the bay, creating a romantic atmosphere for a proposal.


Outdoor Locations to Propose in New Jersey

New Jersey is full of romantic gardens, beaches, and boardwalks. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal on a romantic walk, viewing oceans or enjoying a glass of wine or champagne in a secluded spot for the perfect proposal.

5. The High Line, New York City (Near the New Jersey Border)

While technically in New York, the High Line offers an elevated park with greenery and city views that can make for a romantic proposal spot.




“Suzanne was amazing! I utilized the layaway service and it was a breeze. Ring made its way to Texas and was even more gorgeous in person."
 Chloe G verified buyer

6. Skylands Botanical Garden, Ringwood

The lush gardens, water features, and vibrant flowers create a romantic atmosphere for a proposal surrounded by natural beauty.


7. Princeton University Campus, Princeton

The picturesque campus with its stunning architecture, open lawns, and serene lakes can be a charming backdrop for a proposal.


8. Spring Lake Boardwalk

This quaint boardwalk along the Jersey Shore offers ocean views, beautiful beaches, and a serene atmosphere that's perfect for a romantic proposal.



Suzanne was amazing! I utilized the layaway service and it was a breeze. Ring made its way to Texas and was even more gorgeous in person."
 Chloe G verified buyer

9. Reeves-Reed Arboretum - Summit

With its serene landscapes, blooming gardens, and picturesque gazebo, this arboretum offers a perfect setting for a romantic proposal.


10. Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton Township

This unique park features a blend of art and nature, offering numerous sculptures and beautiful gardens that create a magical atmosphere for a proposal.


Best Places to Propose in New Jersey

While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, New Jersey has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.



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Suzanne Sachs

Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.

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