Jack Kerouac

There will be more Sandy storms [Editorial]

There will be more Sandy storms [Editorial]

In just about the same amount of time it takes to drive from Harford County to Ocean City or the Delaware beaches, it's possible to be on the shores of the Garden State.

Though it can serve as a punch line, even without a setup, for jokes about undesirable places to live or go on vacation, New Jersey has a lot to offer aside from its refineries, turnpikes and commuter access to New York City. Vacationers in the north can enjoy the rugged mountains and wild areas around the Delaware Water Gap.

Then there's the location that is, along with Coney Island, a place that offers the quintessential American ocean beach experience: the Jersey Shore. From Cape May in the south to Red...