Best Weekend Getaways with Kids in NJ
Vacations are a wonderful way to have fun and escape the stress of every day life. If you are looking to go on a vacation with the children, consider using our guide to the best weekend getaways with kids in NJ as your compass. You will find numerous family-friendly places you can go with the kids.
Mountain Creek - Package Deals
200 Route 94, Vernon, NJ 07462
Getaway any time of the year
This summer, to keep cool, Mountain Creek Waterpark is where winter's white snow turns into summer's white water with 25 slides, wave pool and native swimming holes in this natural water park. It's your best cure for summer's sizzle. They have different getaway packages all the time. Their Splash and Stay Package starts at only starts at only $59.75 per person mid-week! This a great getaway with kids in Northern New Jersey! See their Ski and Stay Packages for the winter!
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Affordable family getaway in Northern NJ
Crystal Springs Resort
Route 94, Vernon, NJ 07462
Packages available year round
Enjoy a family vacation at the Minerals Hotel & Spa at Crystal Springs. Located in New Jersey's Sussex Skylands, Minerals Hotel and Spa features 175 overnight accommodations including deluxe and luxury guest rooms and presidential suites. Ideal for families, all have spectacular mountain, pool, or golf course views; in addition, many feature cozy fireplaces. Spacious, fully furnished two- and three-bedroom mountainside and golfside condominiums are also available.
Whether you are getting away during the summer or the winter, Crystal Springs Resort is sure to have accommodations that meet yours and your family's needs so you can have fun and relax.
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Best weekend family getaway in Northern NJ
Mt. Laurel Marriott, 915 Route 73, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Indoor Waterpark getaway with kids NJ
CoCo Key Water Resort, New Jersey's ultimate indoor water park, is your key to worry free, weather-proof plans for the entire family! Located at the Mt. Laurel Marriott, CoCo Key Water Resort brings incredible water park fun indoors, providing time-starved families with a close-to-home getaway the whole family can enjoy. From relaxing in the adventure river to braving the twists and turns on one of our 40-foot slides, interactive play area, indoor/outdoor spa and Gallons More Fun! Want to relax and have a great time doing it, without breaking your budget? Purchase one of our overnight stays. CoCo Key Water Resort is the only indoor water park in New Jersey providing on-site accommodations. Relax and have a great time doing it by steering your course to CoCo Key Water Resort.
CoCo Key Water Resort is seconds away from exit 4 of the NJ Turnpike, just 12 miles outside Philadelphia and minutes away from Adventure Aquarium and Cherry Hill Mall.
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Open 7 days a week!
535 N. Route 73, West Berlin, NJ 08091
Cool getaway any time of the year!
See our Stay and Play Packages! Sahara Sam's Oasis Indoor Water Park is one of New Jersey's wettest and wildest year-round family activity and entertainment venue. Sahara Sam's features exhilarating water slides and rides, interactive games, and an array of admission and birthday party packages --- all under an awesome retractable roof! Sahara Sam's is located minutes from Exit 4 of the NJ turnpike and Exit 36 of Route 295! Hotel packages available. Please visit our website for more information.
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Best waterpark getaway for families!
Jersey Shore Pirates
281 Princeton Avenue, Brick, NJ 08724
Pirate Cruise Getaway!
Follow us to the Treasure!!! Come sail with Jersey Shore Pirates for an interactive treasure hunt where your child becomes part of the action! The Sea Gypsy and its experienced crew sets sail daily on the Metedeconk River for a Swashbuckling Pirate Adventure. This true Pirate Adventure begins with face painting and dress-up as we transform your mini mates into our mighty Pirate Crew.
Once onboard you'll fire our famous water cannons, battle the enemy pirate, taste some Pirate's grog, discover sunken treasure and much more! Jersey Shore Pirates is conveniently located just minutes from Point Pleasant Beach and Boardwalk. This adventure is a must do for locals and visitors alike.
Face painting and dress up will begin 30 minutes prior to sailing times. Don't miss the chance to transform your little ones into swashbuckling pirates!
See map of how to get here! See information about our unique Birthday Parties in NJ. Please call 732-899-6100 for more information or please visit our website www.jerseyshorepirates.com.
Great 1 day getaway!
Fulper Family Farmstead
281 Rocktown Lambertville Rd., Lambertville, NJ 08530
Family owned for more than a century
More than a century of sustainable farm family tradition has instilled in us a strong work ethic, true family values and a passion for farming; our foundation for providing pure, wholesome dairy products and on-farm activities for you.
As a 5th generation family farm, we have exceptional experience in producing some of New Jersey’s highest quality raw milk from generations of cow families we have cared for. As an award-winning Dairy of Distinction, we continue to pave the way for “greener” dairy farm practices, including our renewable solar energy system, soil conservation methods and nutrient recycling plans to ensure we are producing a sustainable product.
We are excited to share our century of experience with you and YOUR FAMILY through our local, farm-fresh dairy products as well as summer camps, farm tours, birthday parties and events! Tours are offered the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month.
Summer camps, farm tours, parties and more!
100 Pinedge Drive, West Berlin, NJ 08091
You’ll dig a weekend at our park!
Get your fill of family fun with a trip to Diggerland in West Berlin, NJ. At America’s ONLY construction theme park, children and families can spend a day operating real, life-sized construction equipment! From driving a backhoe to using a real excavator to bowl, Diggerland provides the perfect setting for a one-of-a-kind weekend.
If you’re looking to make a splash during your visit, Sahara Sam’s Oasis – the indoor water park is right next door. Present your Diggerland ticket at Sahara Sam’s and get a special discount!
Check out our hotel partners for special stay and play packages!
Unique Southern NJ getaway
Ross Mill Farms
2464 Walton Road, Rushland, PA 18956
Great farmstead getaway!
Enjoy a quiet time on a private nature reserve in an original 1696 fieldstone cottage adjacent to the Ross Mill Farm. Participate in farm activities, and check out all their pigs. Take long walks among primitive forests, fields and streams or visit nearby antique shops and other historical sites. The cottage, which sleeps up to 6, features a working fireplace, spiral stairs to modest sleeping quarters, sun room and full kitchen & bath. Pets and Children are welcome. Kids and adults alike will love the pig farm! The farm is located at 2480 Walton Road, Warwick Township, Bucks County, Rushland, PA - very close to the beautiful town of New Hope.
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Fun for the whole family
Cedar Creek Campground
1052 Atlantic City Blvd, Bayville, NJ 08721
New Jersey's finest camping get-away!
Let the kids experience sleeping in a camping cabin with all the amenities of home. They have two bedroom, 1 bath units for larger families. Share an outdoor experience with the kids this weekend! There is also access to the outstanding canoe rental and livery service which operates right out of the campground.
All Nearby: Ocean Bay Swimming - Boating - Sailing - Fishing (deep sea, bay or surf) - Crabbing - Boardwalk Amusements - Long Beach Island - Barnegat Lighthouse - Island Beach State Park - Tuckerton Seaport - Great Adventure - Canoeing - Kayaking - Double Trouble State Park - Golf Courses - Driving Ranges - Mini Golf - Popcorn Park Zoo - Night Clubs - Fine Restaurants - Theaters - Waterslides - Tennis - Go-Karts - Scuba Diving - Windsurfing - Shopping Malls - Racetracks - Bowling
Color television with cable, central air conditioning, central heat and the old fashioned wood stove add to the special features of our deluxe unit. The kitchen amenities include a full size gas stove, oven, refrigerator, microwave, and dishwasher. Just outside the cabin's back door is the picnic and campfire area, situated in a very pretty natural setting. Bring cookware, utensils, dishes, linens, and bedding. Bed sizes are seven singles, three doubles, and one queen.
Deluxe Cabin rental Prices start at $225 a night
Great Wolf Lodge
1 Great Wolf Drive, Scotrun, PA 18355
Indoor water park resort just outside NJ
Take a vacation getaway to an indoor waterpark resort! The Great Wolf Lodge is located in the Pocono Mountains in Scotrun PA. It is owned by the largest family of indoor waterpark resorts, and boasts an incredible 92,000 square feet of indoor entertainment including its own gigantic waterpark. The many different choices of rooms all offer something special for the kids. There are many getaway packages to choose from as well as many Seasonal specials. The Lodge has three eateries including the Bear Claw Cafe, which features a great selection of ice creams, homemade candies, and Starbucks coffee. There is also a club for the kids or grandkids, and an upscale retail store called Buckhorn Exchange. The nearby "Crossings Outlet" offers superb shopping for the adults.
Open year round!
The El Coronado
8501 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
Beautiful Resort Getaway
Enjoy awesome beach view rooms and suites. They offer supervised recreational activities, island-wide family events, and a diversity of cultural and historic attractions. The El Coronado Resort is proven to be the perfect family vacation getaway. The numerous amenities include: a beachfront pool and Jacuzzi, outdoor barbeque deck, in-house restaurant serving breakfast and lunch daily, internet cafe, and a fully equipped game room for children of all ages. Take a relaxing cruise aboard the Silver Bullet Speed Boat. Go miniature golfing or rent bicycles together! Don't forget to visit nearby Sunset beach and let the kids hunt for Cape May Diamonds. Click here for more information.
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