Turnpike AKA the New Jersey Turnpike.
You know what my favorite answer is to that question is?
Flip em the bird & say Exit #1!
The ride along the Jersey Turnpike is really rather interesting because if you travel the length of it, you get quite a good cross section of the state.
Hop on from Delaware & you're going to see a lot of trees. Probably the first 1/3 of the state you're going to see nothing but trees.
Exit 2 will take you to Atlantic City. It's about 50 miles east.
But after that you'll start seeing sign to the shore, take one because the Jersey Shore is beautiful.
After that you'll start seeing signs for Great Adventure. Around the rest of the country, these parks are know as Six Flags. Here it's Great Adventure, don't screw it up.
Keep going north and you'll go through East Brunswick/New Brunswick, home of Rutgers, the State University of NJ. Also, those two tall buildings on your right, my Daddy built those. (he was an Ironworker before he retired)
From this point on, most of the Turnpike goes through the more commercial part of the state. Edison, Carteret, Rahway, etc.
Pretty soon, depending on which way the wind is blowing, you'll either see plans landing or taking off.
As you enter Newark, NJ you are in the only place in the world that all 4 modes of transportation run in the same North/South direction. Trains, cars, planes & a bit east, boats.
The big blue building on your right is Ikea. That place is ALWAYS packed, always!
You're going to start seeing the New York skyline now. If you've never seen it from NJ, trust me when I tell you it looks a LOT different since 9/11/01.
Look left & you'll see the new Giants Stadium. Pretty, isn't it. It's going to host the Superbowl in 2014! Go Giants.
And that funky colored building, is Xanadu. Ugliest building I've never seen.
You're getting to the end of the of the Turnpike now and are starting to see signs for New York. The Holland Tunnel will take you to the Village, the Lincoln tunnel will take you to Times Square and the George Washington Bridge will take you to Yankee Stadium
Thanks for visiting our state! Hope you enjoyed it!