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From indoor play to awesome zoosand from lush gardens to thrill-filled boardwalks and amusement parksNew Jersey offers tons of incredible sights and activities for families and. We have beautiful forests for hiking, Jersey Shore beaches for lounging, and cool playgrounds and parks —all of which make for great day trips with Jersey. Print it out and stick it on your fridge to inspire you anytime you need an activity idea. Like what you see? Make sure to subscribe to our free newsletter for even more. Get wild at the free Cape May County Zoo. Get really wild at the Lakota Wolf Preserve. Take a fall trip to Terhune Orchards to pick your own apples.
Photo courtesy of the orchard. Fill your basket with apples at Terhune Orchards, or at another of the Garden State's pick-your-own farms. Celebrate fall with pumpkin picking. Walk on the moon at the Liberty Science Center. Photo by Karen Turner. Spend the day at Liberty Science Centerand visit its new, state-of-the-art planetarium. While away a perfect fall day at Alstede Farmsfeeding animals, taking a pony ride, or picking what's ripe.
Play in the giant playground in Liberty State Parkand enjoy the spectacular view of Manhattan. Lace up your skates and hit the ice rink. Hike the New Jersey portion of the Appalachian Trail. Cool off in the amazing water playground at Van Saun Park.
Photo by Rose Gordon Sala. Ride the train through the Bergen County Zoo in Van Saun Park and then take in the carousel, playground, and splash pad. Play, picnic, hike, and look for fairy houses at South Mountain Reservation. Visit the enchanting Storybook Land. Photo courtesy of the park.
Brush up on your fairy tales at Storybook Landor just hit the kiddie rides. See three states from the top of the monument at High Point State Park. Have a day of fun and learning at Rutgers Day. Take a canoe or pontoon boat through the Meadowlands. Tube down the Delaware River.
See the sky fill with colorful hot-air-balloons at the NJ Festival of Ballooning. Photo courtesy of the festival. Take your bulldozer-obsessed child to the construction-themed amusement park Diggerland. Visit the Great Falls in Paterson. Go maple sugaring in the late winter. Hike the "hidden beach trail" in Cattus Island County Park. See prehistoric creatures up close at Field Station: Dinosaurs. Ride NJ Transit to one of the wonderful and walkable small towns in our state.
Ride the roller coasters at Six Flags Great Adventure. Swim in a refreshing NJ lake. Have water fun at Splashplex or one of the other amazing water parks in NJ. Ride the coaster at one of New Jersey's famed boardwalks. Afterward, stroll the boardwalk and fill your bellies with amazing Jersey Shore food: Johnson's popcornShriver's fudge and salt water taffy, and Kohr Brother's frozen custard, to start. Check out an outdoor Shakespeare performance. Walk through the Shark Tunnel at Adventure Aquariumor enjoy their scuba Santa during the holiday season.
Smell the flowers at the Camden Children's Gardenor hit the rides and playground. Bike through Allaire State Park. Head to the seasonal Sussex County sunflower maze in summer and early fall. Photo by Anthony Quintano via Flickr. Puzzle your way through the Sussex County sunflower maze. View hawks, eagles, falcons, and owls at close range at the Raptor Trust. Watch the annual re-enactment of Washington's Crossing of the Delaware.
Go mini-golfing on or off the boardwalk. Cheer for your knight at Medieval Times. Explore the Grounds for Sculpture. Search for eggs at Liberty Hall during the annual Easter egg hunt. Visit Watchung Reservation for easy hiking trails, an awesome playground and nature center, and a brand-new sensory trail —or hit another one of our favorite NJ reservations. It's not just cones at Denville Dairy! Photo courtesy of the dairy.
Enjoy homemade ice cream on a hot summer day at Denville Dairyor one of these NJ ice cream spots. Watch or little one in the Ocean City Baby Parade. Go skydiving indoors at iFly Paramus. Ski Mountain Creekenjoy the water park, or just rest up at one of its sumptuous hotels. Witness a planetarium or laser show at Raritan Valley Community College. Hit the playground after a stroll along Pier C in Hoboken. Photo by Shinya Suzuki via Flickr. Stroll along Pier C in Hoboken and take in amazing views of Manhattan while your kids play in the park.
Spend a Saturday at the Morris Museum during one of its Family Festivals ; see the model train go around or check out the NJ dinosaur fossils. Explore the magical grounds of Greenwood Gardensor soak up the scenery at another one of NJ's gorgeous gardens and arboretums. Peek at black bears and giraffes up close at Turtle Back Zoo. Ride the train, carousel, and paddle boats at old time Smithville Village.
Visit Battleship New Jersey. Root for the home team at a minor league baseball game. Visit one of the many NJ lighthouses or participate in the Lighthouse Challenge. The bucolic setting of the Red Mill Museum is gorgeous no matter the season.
Photo by Anthony Cuffari via Flickr. See the falls at the historic Red Mill Museum quarry or visit during the Haunted Village if you dare. Bike ride through Duke Farms landscaped grounds. Touch a tarantula and hissing cockroach at Insectropolis. Go sailing with piratesor hit the water on another exciting boat ride. Bring the whole family to an outdoor music festival like Maplewoodstock or Hoboken Arts and Music Festival. Bond with your crew in nature at these family campgrounds. Visit the Newark Museum to see an amazing art collection, along with cool science exhibits, planetarium shows, and a fire museum.
Climb inside Lucy the Elephant at Margate. Create a masterpiece at the Garden State Discovery Museum.
Photo courtesy of the museum. Explore and laugh at the Garden State Discovery Museum. Tour the Sterling Hill Mining Museum and mine for your own treasures. Bring your train lover to Northlandz to see the miles and miles of model trains and doll collection. Take the whole family to a Red Bulls soccer game in Harrison. Visit the farm animals at Howell Living History Farm. Photo by William Doyle via Flickr. Learn about the past at Howell Living History Farm. Toss the plastic tree and go cut down your own beauty on one of NJ's Christmas tree farms. Get your math fun on at Pi Day in Princeton. See the murals and famed boardwalk in Asbury Park.
Ride the Cape May-Lewes ferry.
Bounce it out at a NJ trampoline park. Go whale watching in Cape May. Try to avoid the Jersey Devil in the Pine Barrens. Stay up late to watch the big fireworks display on July 4th in Liberty State Park. Treat yourself to over-the-top confections at NJ's incredible doughnut shops. New Jersey. By Age. By Area. Things To Do. Family Fun. Activity Calendar. Next. Have water park fun all year long at Sahara Sam's Oasis. Photo courtesy of Sahara Sam's. Read on for our best things to do in NJ.
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