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Fun For All Energy Levels!

Maybe it's their birthday or maybe they've just earned a day of fun. Explore all the options that not just welcome kids, but also promise them a day of laughs and smiles that they'll never forget. Maybe your active and adventurous kid wants a thrill-filled day at an amusement or even water park. Or, if they find fun in taking it easy, they are aching to explore a park or take on arts and crafts. Possibilities are endless and they will just be glad to have spent their day with you having the time of their lives!

A great place for a birthday party!

When you have your kid's birthday at Kidz Village, everyone will have fun in a high-energy environmeny. They can also personalize parties with themes and inspiration from their characters or activities. They will create a fun and interactive experience for everyone involved. 

Kidz Village

  908-445-7220 | Union County

Kenilworth, New Jersey

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Kidz Village is an enchanting indoor play center designed for children 10 years and under and adults are always free. Filled with pretend businesses where children pretend to work and play, a huge multi-level indoor playground, ball-launching castle, arcade and restaurant. Children are learning in our edu-tainment rooms (diner,... Read More

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A variety of events throughout the summer!

From hermit crab races to music festivals and Christmas in July, there is a wide selection of activites every week. Sometimes, there are multiple events in one day so you can spend the whole day filled with fun for everyone.

Jenkinson's Boardwalk

  732-892-0600 | Ocean County

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

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Located in beautiful Point Pleasant Beach New Jersey, Jenkinson’s Boardwalk has attractions for people of all ages. It features white sandy beaches, fun games, mini golf courses, aquarium, arcades, thrilling rides and exciting attractions. From cotton candy and ice cream to pizza and healthier options, you can find exactly... Read More

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Adopt-An-Animal program!

Adopt a penguin, shark, seal, or sea turtle through Jenkinson's Adopt-An-Animal program. When you adopt. you will receive the corresponding animal plush with matching ID band, a personalized certificate, 5x7 color photo of your animal as well as a personality card, two complimentary aquarium passes, and more!

Jenkinson's Aquarium

  732-899-1212 | Ocean County

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

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Jenkinson's Aquarium is located on the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. The whole family will love the exotic exhibits such as Atlantic & Pacific sharks, Parrots, Penguins, Monkeys & more! Explore the world of penguins up-close and watch the animal feeding times throughout the day. The kids will love the touch tank... Read More

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Sign up for text alerts and promotions!

You can sign up for Casino Pier's text notifications and receive notice of any alerts or offers for their amusement and water park. Stay in the loop!

Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark

  732-793-6488 | Ocean County

Seaside Heights, New Jersey

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Seaside Heights, NJ is waiting for you this summer! Don’t miss a visit to Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark in the heart of the Jersey Shore. It’s two great parks in one convenient location in the center of town. Casino Pier offers some of the best attractions at the Jersey Shore, including the exhilarating... Read More

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A great place for summer camp groups!

Bring your large camp group for a trip to Mountain Creek Waterpark. Discount rates are available depending on the size of your group with free bus parking and bus drop-off zones. There are also a variety of food and picnic options to choose from. 

Mountain Creek Waterpark

  973-827-2000 | Sussex County

Vernon Township, New Jersey

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Mountain Creek Waterpark is built among the beautiful mountains of northern New Jersey. There are over 30 fun attractions for kids and adults! You’ll find some of the most thrilling water rides at Mountain Creek, all along the backdrop of picturesque mountains, making it seem as if the thrills are carved from the rushing... Read More

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iPlay America

  732-577-8200 | Monmouth County

Freehold, New Jersey

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From the moment guests step inside iPlay America, they enter a world of fun like no other. iPlay America, the indoor city, recreates the Jersey Shore from the Boardwalk and mid-way style games people loved as kids, to the asphalt city streets complete with two-story buildings, mailboxes, fire hydrants, benches and more to create... Read More

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Drive, Ride, Soak and Slide!

Diggerland USA is America’s only construction theme park, where children and families can drive, ride and operate real machinery, with over 30 fun and safe attractions. Dig up lasting memories driving dump trucks, excavators, a ropes course, zip line, and more! New for 2020, The Water Main Aquatic Park, a 2-acre outdoor water park expansion included for all visitors with brand new splashing attractions to dive into. Drive, ride, soak, and slide through this thrilling theme park. Diggerland is buckets of fun for everyone!

Diggerland USA

  856-768-1110 | Camden County

West Berlin, New Jersey

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Diggerland USA\nDrive, Ride, Soak and Slide!\nDiggerland USA is America’s only construction theme park, where children and families can drive, ride and operate real machinery, with over 30 fun and safe attractions. Dig up... Read More

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Voted #1 Day Trip in NJ by msn.com!

Visitors from all over love Jersey Shore Pirates. They provide your kids with a unique and unforgettable experience as they travel the seas on a pirate ship. They will love the interactive treasure hunt as they battle nemesis Pirate Pete and find the big red X marking the spot!

Jersey Shore Pirates

  609-625-3191 | Ocean County

Brick, New Jersey

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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... Read More

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About 40 miles of the Appalachian trail for hiking, biking, and more!

The Sussex Skylands is home to dozens of miles where you can take your bike or your friends or family for a hike. Explore the nature around your or clear your head as you adventure on these Appalachian trails. 

The Sussex Skylands

  973-579-1811 | Sussex County

Hamburg, New Jersey

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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... Read More

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22 different live action performances throughout the day!

Live shows and performances are scattered all throughout the day. This includes competitions, gun fights, and more! Some are even interactive and require child or audience participation.

Wild West City

  973-347-8900 | Sussex County

Stanhope, New Jersey

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Howdy Pardners! Want to become part of the legend of the Old West? Well, saddle on up and ride on over to Wild West City! An authentic 1880s western theme park, a replica of Dodge City, Kansas, that is family owned and operated, in their 60th season!\nStep back into time as the West unfolds before your eyes. Watch as the... Read More

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Programs and events held throughout the year!

There are opportunities for both kids and adults to have fun at Monmouth County Park's various events. They programs where you and your toddler can explore the scenic trails, kayak tours, photography exploration, and more!

Monmouth County Park System

  732-842-4000, ext. 4312 | Monmouth County

Lincroft, New Jersey

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With over 30 parks to explore, the Monmouth County Park System offers terrific locations the whole family can enjoy. There are over 130 miles of trails to hike or bike, ten playgrounds for climbing and sliding, two historic sites to take a step back in time, two environmental centers for hands-on learning about the local wildlife... Read More

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Lefty's Sports Academy

  9737772287 | Passaic County

Clifton, New Jersey

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Baseball All Year Long!\n \nIt’s always Baseball and Softball Season at Lefty’s Sports Academy! Lefty’s Sports Academy is a 20,000 Sq. Ft. facility located in Clifton, NJ, just 1\/4 mile north of Route 3. Test your swing at one of Lefty’s 6 automated Iron Mike batting... Read More

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Create and the country's first walk-in glass fusing studio!

Put the paintbrush down and try your hand at glass design. Create bowls and "paintings" by using crushed glass or larger glass pieces. This will be an experience you won't forget. 

Glassworks Studio

  973-656-0800 | Morris County

Morristown, New Jersey

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Glassworks Studio, the country's first walk-in glass fusing studio, offers a wide variety of glass projects for all ages. The studio is exclusively a glass fusing studio, no paint involved! Walk-ins are welcome any time during their open studio hours, reservations for 5 or more are recommended.\nGlass fusing projects start... Read More

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Ninja Warrior obstacle course!

Take part in their challenging obstacle course inspired by the popular show, American Ninja Warrior. This is great if you're looking to work out while having fun. Bring your little one so they can enjoy their play areas while you get you exercise for the day in!

HudsonPlay

  201-963-4671 | Hudson County

Jersey City, New Jersey

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Bring your children to HudsonPlay, where they will rediscover the excitement of play! HudsonPlay is a unique indoor play place with activities to engage children of all ages. Their focus is on interactive entertainment and fitness, with specially designed play areas for toddlers, preschoolers, older children and even adults! The... Read More

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Programs for all ages and interests!

There's everything from Toddler Time to SkyWars, a team strategy battle game, at SkyZone. They are all held at different times throughout the week, so check the schedule first and plan ahead! Come alone or with friends or family and enjoy one of their special programs. 

Sky Zone of Ocean Township

  732-200-4344 | Monmouth County

Ocean Township, New Jersey

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Sky Zone Trampoline Park is the world’s first indoor trampoline park. Sky Zone Ocean’s 35,000 sq. foot facility is filled with wall-to-wall trampoline courts that are designed as a fun and fit outing for all ages, shapes and sizes. The innovative trampoline park offers a variety of activities for everyone to enjoy... Read More

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Stuff a Critter!

There's more to do than pottery and painting at A Time to Kiln. Stuff your very own animal to take home. Choose from bears, frogs, unicorns, puppies, and more! Then, pick out an outfit or t-shirt, stuff your critter, dress it, and take it home.

A Time to Kiln

  908-317-0888 | Monmouth County

Red Bank, New Jersey

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A Time to Kiln, is a great place for kids to have fun in the Northern Shore Region of NJ, provides numerous pottery pieces to paint and bring home to display. Make many different projects such as character items and cookie jars and even seasonal items! Since each visitor is given the opportunity to pick the pottery item they will... Read More

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Knockerball and Foot Darts mobile rentals!

Knockerball will bring the party to you. Rent their giant inflatable Foot Darts board to shoot at, too. Some fun games that they could offer are Sharks and Minnows, Knocker Sumo, Bubble Soccer, and more!

Knockerball & More

  732-690-5670 | Monmouth County

Eatontown, New Jersey

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As Seen on the Today Show! Need something unconventional to do with the kids?! Go over to Knockerball and More in the Monmouth Mall right now! They have so many insane and energy expelling activities, you and your kids will freak! Let’s start with Knockerball. We are very sure, there is... Read More

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A unique storybook and fairytale theme!

Walking through the park will bring you back to your childhood as you walk through your all-time favorite stories and nursery rhymes. The attractions and rides are fun, exciting, and nostalgic for you while fun for the kids.

Storybook Land

  609-646-0103 | Atlantic County

Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey

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Classic children’s stories come to life at this magical attraction for children. Walk through your own favorite stories from childhood and create new memories with your children. Rides and attractions are perfect for little kids. Special events for the whole family are held throughout the year and seasonal activities like the... Read More

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Including an arcade for more indoor fun!

Go-karting at Speed Raceway is just the beginning. Explore their arcade with plenty of games like air hockey and basketball. There are countless options for fun. 

Speed Raceway

  1-877-75-SPEED | Burlington County

Cinnaminson, New Jersey

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Your #1 Go-To Kids Place! Need a place to have fun with the kids today? Speed Raceway is the perfect stop for you then! They stand out from all their competitors because they have so many ways to have fun. Their newest and largest indoor electric kart racing facility is the best place for a true... Read More

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Daily Dealz offering promotions and events to attend!

Check out Rebonderz's website regularly to see their Daily Dealz and what they offer. There are different ones offered throughout the year for you to enjoy. 

Rebounderz Indoor Trampoline Arena

  1-855-JUMPNJ1 | Middlesex County

Edison, New Jersey

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Jump around on giant trampolines at Rebounderz in Edison, NJ. Your background trampoline is taken to the next level at this unique kids attraction. Kids will have a blast and get a great workout at the same time while releasing their energy on 15,000 square feet of “rebounding surface”! It’s more than just... Read More

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Pirate Voyages

  609-398-7555 | Cape May County

Ocean City, New Jersey

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Bring the kids on the adventure of a lifetime! Enjoy all of the features of an authentic pirate ship on the Sea Dragon, a custom pirate ship build just for Pirate Voyages in 2008. The one hour trip aboard the ship is fun for pirates of all ages! The adventure includes face painting, fun pirate storytelling, and sea chanteys. The... Read More

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A 205-acre park with plenty of activities!

Ride paddle boats, have a picnic or simply admire the cherry blossom trees. There is so much to do. They even offer a cafe with snacks, meals, coffee, and more! This is great for spending a full day with the kids. 

Warinanco Sports Center

  908-298-7849 | Union County

Roselle, New Jersey

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Eat, Play, Celebrate HERE!Warinanco Sports Center offers a year-round events space located within historic Warinanco Park in Roselle.Warinanco Sports Center Offers:• Ice Skating, Ice Hockey, and Lessons • Turf Field Rental • Pedal... Read More

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Countless creations to choose from!

Whether you want to make a simple beaded bracelet or customize a leather wrap bracelet, Just Bead Yourself provides you with plenty of options for fun and creativity. This is a great opportunity for kids to try something new, too.

Just Bead Yourself

  908-232-3411 | Union County

Westfield, New Jersey

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Kids can design and create their own jewelry at Just Bead Yourself in Central New Jersey. Walk-ins are welcome, and both half and full-day sessions are available. Just Bead Yourself also offers special packages for hosting birthday parties, camp or class trips, special needs groups and team building events. Classes are available... Read More

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Become a member for added perks and offers!

When you become a Six Flags member, you enjoy better value, discounts, and an overall better experience. You get all the Season Pass benefits and more! There are four levels of membership for you to explore, each with a different combination of perks.

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor

  732-928-1821 | Ocean County

Jackson, New Jersey

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Spend a day splashing around on some of the state’s most thrilling water rides. This top New Jersey attraction is a great day-trip destination for the whole family. Enjoy 45 acres of lazy rivers, wave pools, group rides, water attractions that will get your adrenaline pumping and more. Hurricane Harbor has rides for everyone... Read More

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Take a trip to other attractions on the east coast!

Explore their other trips and getaway options. The Seastreak will take you to Martha's Vineyard, Newport, Nantucket, and more! It is the most elegant method of transport when exploring the east coast. 

Seastreak Ferry

  1-800-BOATRIDE | Monmouth County

Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey

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Finally, a better way to get to New York City! Skip the traffic! Relax! Enjoy the views aboard our high-speed ferry! Seastreak also offers lots of fun family friendly trips year round. Join us for one of... Read More

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The famous Laser Maze Challenge!

A fan favorite for visitors is the Laser Maze Challenge. Navigate your way through an intricate web of lasers going over, under, and around. Try to reach the end without getting zapped by any of them!

 

Ripley\u2019s Believe It or Not!

  609-347-2001 | Atlantic County

Atlantic City, New Jersey

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The Ripley’s Believe It or Not museum is a fun attraction for older kids to see gross and strange exhibits from around the world. Take a self-guided tour through some weird and unusual displays like a shrunken human head, a Santa Maria replica made out of match sticks and the contents of a 17-year old girl’s stomach.... Read More

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NJ Magazine's #1 Amusement Park in North Jersey!

The Land of Make Believe offers rides, a waterpark, and more in a beautiful scenic setting. It has everything you need for a day filled with family fun and laughs. They consistently add new rides and attractions, so don't forget to check back to see what's new!

Land of Make Believe and Pirate's Cove

  908-459-9000 | Warren County

Hope, New Jersey

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Children will love spending the day at Land of Make Believe and Pirate's Cove! This classic New Jersey amusement park features two parks for the price of one! Take a ride on classics like the Grand Carousel and the Civil War Locomotive Train Ride, or scream on the Thriller Roller Coaster. Don't miss the photo ops with the famous... Read More

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Bugs in a whole new light!

Designed like a bug-themed city, you can spend the day exploring interesting and interactive exhibits, learning about insects and seeing them in action! Learn about the important roles the play in the environment. You can even touch some of the bugs!

Insectropolis

  732-349-7090 | Ocean County

Toms River, New Jersey

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Do your kids love creepy crawlers? Bring them to Insectropolis, a one-of-a-kind attraction for kids in New Jersey! This “bugseum” is designed like a giant bug-themed city and features numerous fascinating exhibits. Children and adults will learn all about the importance and function of these amazing creatures at this... Read More

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Now including edible fruit pizza!

If you want to go for something more on the sweet side, indulge in Chef Carl's fruit pizza. Top a huge slice of watermelon wtih kiwis, blueberries, strawberries, and so much more! Then, you get to eat your creation. 

Chef Carl\u2019s Make a Pizza Party

  888-794-8540 | We Come to You

We Come To You, New Jersey

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For a truly unique and fun kids party experience, call Chef Carl’s Make a Pizza Party! Chef Carl is a trained and experienced chef who has been making pizzas since he was 8 years old. These cooking parties are creative fun for the kids and the hosting adults. Chef Carl comes to you! Each child will get to make his or her own... Read More

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Events and classes where you can learn and have fun!

Learn all about the natural world around you. Classes are offered for all ages from kids and adults covering topics such as specific flowers or insects, gardening, and more! There are also fun events such as walks and explorations at the farm that you can take part in!

Duke Farms

  908-722-3700 | Somerset County

Hillsborough Township, New Jersey

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A trip to Duke Farms is a great way to appreciate nature with the whole family. There are a wide variety of educational programs about native wildlife, plants natural habitats. This beautiful park offers 18 miles of trails to hike, bike or embark on a self-guided walking tour. It is the perfect place to go roller blading,... Read More

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Annual Dancing with Dolphins fundraiser!

Each year, Marine Mammal Stranding Center hosts a fundraiser in Atlantic City in support of the center. There is delicious cuisine, stunning views, and complimentary beer and wine accompanied by the soothing sounds of jazz. RSVP for this year!

Marine Mammal Stranding Center

  609-266-0538 | Atlantic County

Brigantine, New Jersey

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Animal lovers will be delighted by a visit to the Marine Mammal Stranding Center, a non-profit organization committed to helping stranded whales, seals, dolphins, sea turtles and other creatures that have washed ashore. Visitors can learn all about the rescue operation at the Sea Life Educational Center and the Observation Tank.... Read More

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Five gift tray varieties!

When looking for a gift tray to please the party, Chocolate Etc. has a few options. Opt for a classic Chocolate Dipped Pretzels Tray, or one with M&M's, coconut, and more enrobing the chocolate pretzel. They also have trays with different combinations of truffles, chocolates, and Oreo bananas.

Chocolate Etc.

  201-891-3711 | Bergen County

Wyckoff, New Jersey

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This amazing confectioner offers much more than just their delicious home-made chocolate creations. Bring kids ages 5 and up to Chocolate, Etc. for a unique, fun and delicious birthday party experience! Kids will get to make their own chocolates in a variety of colors and shapes. There are three party packages available. On your... Read More

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With the Wild Bunch Kids Zone!

To make your kid's experience even more enjoyable, Rainforest Cafe introduces the Wild Bunch! Cha! Cha! is the adventurous tree frog, Tuki is the curious baby elephant, Bamba is the kind gorilla. There are 5 others, all who will make your kid's experience even more fun!

Rainforest Caf\u00e9

  732-452-0011 | Middlesex County

Edison, New Jersey

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Do your kids tend to get restless and bored when you take them out to a restaurant? Take the kids to Rainforest Café for an adventure with a meal! The entire restaurant is designed to make you feel as if you are dining in the middle of the rain forest! Kids will love the exciting atmosphere and themed decorations. They can... Read More

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Offering Full Moon Tours!

Explore the beautiful night under the light of a full moon as you travel the salt marsh waters. You will watch the sunset followed by the moonrise for an unforgettable experience!

Wetlands Wildlife Safari

  609-898-3500 | Cape May County

Cape May, New Jersey

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Get up close to cool birds and wildlife aboard the OSPREY as it travels along the picturesque Cape Island Creek Preserve, New Jersey’s southernmost salt marsh. Captain Bob has been exploring the waters since 1979 and running tours for the past 18 years. The boat has both open and enclosed viewing decks with panoramic windows... Read More

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Fun themed rides all year!

Enjoy the scenic views on a themed ride. There's everything from fall rides such as a Pumpkin Train or Corn Maze train to Dino Days or the Polar Express. Take your pick and enjoy the ride while you learn about the history and take in the scenery. 

The Delaware River Railroad Excursions

  908-454-4433 | Warren County

Phillipsburg, New Jersey

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The Delaware River Railroad Excursions are organized by a non-profit group committed to preserving the rich railroad history of New Jersey. Children will love taking rides in many antique, preserved railway cars. The excursions are ten miles long and allow passengers to see breathtaking views of the beautiful Delaware River area.... Read More

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A variety of specials throughout the week!

Schedule your visit just in time for one of their weekly specials. College students get discounts Monday night while Tuesday is Ladies Night! If you're a high school student, come on a Friday night for discounts, too. 

New Jersey Rock Gym

  973-439-9860 | Essex County

Fairfield, New Jersey

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New Jersey Rock Gym is a premier indoor rock climbing facility in Fairfield, New Jersey. There are over 12,000 square feet of climbing surfaces, 41 top rope stations and 4,000 square feet of bouldering. The climbing center also boasts the largest free-standing boulder island in New Jersey. There is a private refreshment room and a... Read More

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About 5,100 acres of land available for recreation!

When you're not learning all about trout, you can enjoy the thousands of surrounding areas for biking, hiking, bird watching, hunting, and more! There are also fishing opportunities in the river. 

Pequest Trout Hatchery

  908-637-4173 | Warren County

Oxford, New Jersey

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One of the best wildlife children’s attractions in NJ is the Pequest Trout Hatchery. It is a natural resource education center that provides children and adults opportunities to learn about New Jersey’s wildlife. The hatchery is responsible for stocking public waters in NJ with different kinds of trout each year. Learn... Read More

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More than just mini golf!

Not only can you golf under the cool black lights but you can also participate in mini bowling, Monster Themed Laser Tag, Laser Maze, light concessions, and so much more. There is also an arcade and Monstrous prize center. 

Monster Mini Golf

  732-248-4400 | Middlesex County

Edison, New Jersey

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For a scary and exciting twist on typical mini golf, play a round or more at Monster Mini Golf! The 18-hole glow-in-the-dark mini golf course is decorated with bright and creepy monsters looking to get in the way of your perfect hole-in-one. The course is fun for people of all ages- simple enough for children to work through but... Read More

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Now featuring The Marketplace!

Adventure Aquarium now has The Marketplace, a brand new eco-friendly dining experience. It has a menu filled with fresh dishes using local ingredients. They focus on combatting plastics from entering the ocean through sustainable practices. 

Adventure Aquarium

  856-365-3300 | Camden County

Camden, New Jersey

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This gigantic aquatic attraction is a great place to spend the day with children. Adventure Aquarium (formerly the New Jersey State Aquarium) is home to a vast amount of marine life. Marvel at exotic sea creatures from around the world in one of the many semi-aquatic and freshwater exhibits. Visit the 20 sharks and other animals in... Read More

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After School Clubs for kids!

During the fall months, you cansign your child up for after-school clubs through Cora Hartshorn. Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, first and second graders will meet for an hour of hands-on nature discovery. It lasts from 3:30 to 4:30 and is $75 per 5 classes. 

Cora Hartshorn Arboretum

  973-376-3587 | Essex County

Short Hills, New Jersey

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The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum is home to a diverse and expansive collection of floral and faunal across 16.45 acres of woodlands. Take a walk along three miles of trails to appreciate the beautiful flowers and trees. The Arboretum offers many classes for toddler and preschoolers, one-day programs for children and even adult classes.... Read More

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Featuring 50 cent Mondays all summer long!

Every Monday in the summer, you can enjoy .50c admission to the rink between 6 and 9 p.m. This is great for a night out with family or friends. Skate rental is only $3.50.

Millennium Skate World

  856-757-9460 | Camden County

Camden, New Jersey

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Birthday parties, special events and even plain ol’ regular days are made more awesome when you spend them at Millennium Skate World! It’s a clean, fun, friendly and safe atmosphere to enjoy a fun activity with the whole family. Public skating and group-specific public skating is open at the roller skating rink... Read More

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One week long summer camps!

In the summer, there are 5 different camp options that you can choose from. Included will be a 3 hour long Camp Day, art lessons, Yoga / Tai Chi, snacks, and half hour of craft. Have your kids channel their creativity this summer!

Let's Create Art Studio

  973-299-0633 | Morris County

Denville, New Jersey

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Let the creative juices flow at Lets Create Art Studio in Denville, New Jersey! There are a wide variety of classes, camps and workshops available for children ages 5 and up. Learn drawing basics, cartooning, painting, fashion sketching, mixed media art and more advanced techniques. Classes for adults are also available. Taking an... Read More

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15 varieties of apples and pumpkins!

Longmeadow Farm is the perfect place to go for some fall activities in September and October. They have 15 different types of apples to choose from so you can mix and match! You can also pick pumpkins that you can later carve to get in the Halloween spirit!

Longmeadow Farm

  908-459-5351 | Warren County

Hope, New Jersey

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Longmeadow Farm originally started in 1993 to sell pumpkins for Halloween. It wasn't long before the owners decided to expand the farm. Today, Longmeadow Farm has 15 varieties of apples, along with pumpkins, blackberries and raspberries.\nThere are so many fun autumn activities for families to do at this pick-your-own-farm.... Read More

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Over 60 different contests to compete in!

If you're looking for something to fuel your competitive spirit, Warren County Farmers' Fair is perfect. They have dozens of competitions that you can take part in whether your special talent is singing, driving a tractor, or cooking great ribs!

Phillipsburg, New Jersey

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This annual summer fair is full of old-fashioned family fun. Enjoy a lovely county fair with tons of food, kids’ activities, contests and events. The Hot Air Balloon Festival is a featured event at the fair. Watch beautiful, colorful balloons rise into the air with the perfect green pasture as a backdrop. It is a sight people... Read More

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Showcasing over 200 dolls from around the world!

If railroads aren't for everyone in the family, there are a number of other exhibits to enjoy. One of them includes over 200 dolls from around the world and a 94-room dollhouse. They also have a 2,000 pipe theater organ!

Northlandz

  908-782-4022 | Hunterdon County

Flemington, New Jersey

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Northlandz is a unique museum attraction in NJ that commemorates the great American railway. See incredible model train tracks, bridges, cities and villages. There are over 8 miles of track, and bridges reach heights of 40 feet and span across huge model canyons. It’s an amazing sight that will delight all model train... Read More

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Including a number of Special Trips!

Outside of te regular safari and crabbing trips, you can also hop aboard the Skimmer for one of the special trips including Cruisin' for Chicks, Wetlands Institute Spring Shorebird and Horseshoe Crab Festival, Cape May Fall Festival, and more!

Salt Marsh Safari

  609-884-3100 | Cape May County

Wildwood Crest, New Jersey

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Hop aboard the “Skimmer” with the entire family and learn about wildlife in Cape May, NJ! The Salt Marsh Safari is an informative and entertaining boat tour sponsored by local environmental organizations. The boat captains will teach your kids all about the interesting birds, marine life, exotic creatures and natural... Read More

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Including outdoor fun at the Splashplex!

The Splashplex is a waterpark with plenty of slides and attractions for all ages. Relax on the Lazy River or enjoy a thrilling slide. You can also rent a Cabana.

The Funplex

  856-273-9666 | Burlington County

Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Kids will have a blast at this perfect place to spend the day with children of all ages. The Funplex has everything a kid could dream of. They can have fun with friends in a game of state-of-the-art laser tag or miniature golf. Kids will love zooming around in electric go-karts, bumper cars, bumper boats, or Grand Prix karts. The... Read More

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Year round fun for the whole family! 

CoCo Key Water Resort is the perfect place to visit with your family during any season. The massive indoor waterpark has rides, games, and plenty of food options for all ages. Overnight stays are also available!

CoCo Key Water Resort

  856-234-7300 | Burlington County

Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Top 50 Kids Attractions in 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! CoCo Key Water Resort brings 55,000 sq. ft. of indoor water park fun to time-starved families with a close-to-home getaway the whole family can enjoy. From relaxing in the adventure river to braving... Read More

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Now with a new Sea Turtle Recovery Center!

Turtle Back Zoo now has a Sea Turtle Recovery Center where they help care for sick and injured sea turtles before releasing them back into the wild. You can also donate to the cause by visiting seaturtlerecovery.org.

Turtle Back Zoo

  973-731-5801 | Essex County

West Orange, New Jersey

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

See animals from all over the world at Turtle Back Zoo in Essex County, one of our favorite top 50 attractions for kids in NJ! Exhibits such as the Southeast Asia exhibit, Great Plains exhibit and the South America exhibit will allow your kids to learn about wildlife all across the planet. See leopards, penguins, river otters, red... Read More

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Some of the best thrill rides around!

Six Flags Great Adventure is great for getting that adrenaline rush you're seeking. Experience some classic thrilling rides such as El Toro and Kingda Ka as well as some newer ones such as CYBORG Cyber Spin.

Six Flags Great Adventure

  732-928-1821 | Ocean County

Jackson, New Jersey

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Six Flags Great Adventure is one of the best theme parks in the country. You and the kids are guaranteed to have a blast at this top New Jersey attraction. Great Adventure is most famous for its world-renowned roller coasters like Kingda Ka and Nitro. While those thrills are guaranteed to get older kids’ adrenaline pumping,... Read More

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The Western Hemisphere's largest and most advanced planetarium!

Not only is the planetarium one of the best, but LSC also has 12 museum exhibition halls, a live animal collection, hurricane and tornado wind simulators, live simulcast surgeries and more! The technology in this planetarium cannot compare. The kids and you will have an unforgettable experience!

Liberty Science Center

  201-200-1000 | Hudson County

Jersey City, New Jersey

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

What’s new at Liberty Science Center? Amazing experiences! Try the Infinity Climber hanging gym where you can climb up to 35 feet high on 64 small... Read More

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Leave with a fluorescent mineral for your room!

Explore the depths of the mine while learning about and experiencing geology in a new and interactive way. You will so many different sorts of rocks, including glowing ones. You can even take a fluorescent rock to keep at home! 

The Sterling Hill Mining Museum

  973-209-MINE | Sussex County

Ogdensburg, New Jersey

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Most everything man-made has something to do with mining. At the Sterling Hill Mining Museum we'll show you just how it's done. From drilling and blasting to the processing of the ore, we’ve got it all! Come take a ¼ mile underground walking adventure into the 4th oldest mine in the country and the last working... Read More

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Jousting, falcons, kings, and so much more!

There is no experience like Medieval Times. Use your hands to dig into your four-course meal. Meanwhile, enjoy watching knights joust on beautiful horses with real weapons. Watch the royal falcon take flight. There is so much to see!

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

  1-888-WE-JOUST | Bergen County

Lyndhurst, New Jersey

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Exciting Live Action Show and Dinner!Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament is an exciting evening of quality entertainment based upon the majesty of the Middle Ages. Guests experience spectacular pageantry, dramatic horsemanship, breathtaking swordplay, and falconry while feasting on a four-course... Read More

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A great place for a birthday party!

When you have your kid's birthday at Kidz Village, everyone will have fun in a high-energy environmeny. They can also personalize parties with themes and inspiration from their characters or activities. They will create a fun and interactive experience for everyone involved. 

Kidz Village

 908-445-7220 | Union County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Kenilworth, New Jersey

Kidz Village is an enchanting indoor play center designed for children 10 years and under and adults are always free. Filled with pretend businesses where children pretend to work and play, a huge multi-level indoor playground, ball-launching castle, arcade and restaurant. Children are learning in our edu-tainment rooms (diner,... Read More

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A variety of events throughout the summer!

From hermit crab races to music festivals and Christmas in July, there is a wide selection of activites every week. Sometimes, there are multiple events in one day so you can spend the whole day filled with fun for everyone.

Jenkinson's Boardwalk

 732-892-0600 | Ocean County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Located in beautiful Point Pleasant Beach New Jersey, Jenkinson’s Boardwalk has attractions for people of all ages. It features white sandy beaches, fun games, mini golf courses, aquarium, arcades, thrilling rides and exciting attractions. From cotton candy and ice cream to pizza and healthier options, you can find exactly... Read More

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Adopt-An-Animal program!

Adopt a penguin, shark, seal, or sea turtle through Jenkinson's Adopt-An-Animal program. When you adopt. you will receive the corresponding animal plush with matching ID band, a personalized certificate, 5x7 color photo of your animal as well as a personality card, two complimentary aquarium passes, and more!

Jenkinson's Aquarium

 732-899-1212 | Ocean County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Jenkinson's Aquarium is located on the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. The whole family will love the exotic exhibits such as Atlantic & Pacific sharks, Parrots, Penguins, Monkeys & more! Explore the world of penguins up-close and watch the animal feeding times throughout the day. The kids will love the touch tank... Read More

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You can sign up for Casino Pier's text notifications and receive notice of any alerts or offers for their amusement and water park. Stay in the loop!

Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark

 732-793-6488 | Ocean County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Seaside Heights, NJ is waiting for you this summer! Don’t miss a visit to Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark in the heart of the Jersey Shore. It’s two great parks in one convenient location in the center of town. Casino Pier offers some of the best attractions at the Jersey Shore, including the exhilarating... Read More

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A great place for summer camp groups!

Bring your large camp group for a trip to Mountain Creek Waterpark. Discount rates are available depending on the size of your group with free bus parking and bus drop-off zones. There are also a variety of food and picnic options to choose from. 

Mountain Creek Waterpark

 973-827-2000 | Sussex County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Vernon Township, New Jersey

Mountain Creek Waterpark is built among the beautiful mountains of northern New Jersey. There are over 30 fun attractions for kids and adults! You’ll find some of the most thrilling water rides at Mountain Creek, all along the backdrop of picturesque mountains, making it seem as if the thrills are carved from the rushing... Read More

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iPlay America

 732-577-8200 | Monmouth County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Freehold, New Jersey

From the moment guests step inside iPlay America, they enter a world of fun like no other. iPlay America, the indoor city, recreates the Jersey Shore from the Boardwalk and mid-way style games people loved as kids, to the asphalt city streets complete with two-story buildings, mailboxes, fire hydrants, benches and more to create... Read More

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Drive, Ride, Soak and Slide!

Diggerland USA is America’s only construction theme park, where children and families can drive, ride and operate real machinery, with over 30 fun and safe attractions. Dig up lasting memories driving dump trucks, excavators, a ropes course, zip line, and more! New for 2020, The Water Main Aquatic Park, a 2-acre outdoor water park expansion included for all visitors with brand new splashing attractions to dive into. Drive, ride, soak, and slide through this thrilling theme park. Diggerland is buckets of fun for everyone!

Diggerland USA

 856-768-1110 | Camden County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

West Berlin, New Jersey

Diggerland USA\nDrive, Ride, Soak and Slide!\nDiggerland USA is America’s only construction theme park, where children and families can drive, ride and operate real machinery, with over 30 fun and safe attractions. Dig up... Read More

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Voted #1 Day Trip in NJ by msn.com!

Visitors from all over love Jersey Shore Pirates. They provide your kids with a unique and unforgettable experience as they travel the seas on a pirate ship. They will love the interactive treasure hunt as they battle nemesis Pirate Pete and find the big red X marking the spot!

Jersey Shore Pirates

 609-625-3191 | Ocean County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Brick, New Jersey

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... Read More

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About 40 miles of the Appalachian trail for hiking, biking, and more!

The Sussex Skylands is home to dozens of miles where you can take your bike or your friends or family for a hike. Explore the nature around your or clear your head as you adventure on these Appalachian trails. 

The Sussex Skylands

 973-579-1811 | Sussex County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Hamburg, New Jersey

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... Read More

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22 different live action performances throughout the day!

Live shows and performances are scattered all throughout the day. This includes competitions, gun fights, and more! Some are even interactive and require child or audience participation.

Wild West City

 973-347-8900 | Sussex County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Stanhope, New Jersey

Howdy Pardners! Want to become part of the legend of the Old West? Well, saddle on up and ride on over to Wild West City! An authentic 1880s western theme park, a replica of Dodge City, Kansas, that is family owned and operated, in their 60th season!\nStep back into time as the West unfolds before your eyes. Watch as the... Read More

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Programs and events held throughout the year!

There are opportunities for both kids and adults to have fun at Monmouth County Park's various events. They programs where you and your toddler can explore the scenic trails, kayak tours, photography exploration, and more!

Monmouth County Park System

 732-842-4000, ext. 4312 | Monmouth County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Lincroft, New Jersey

With over 30 parks to explore, the Monmouth County Park System offers terrific locations the whole family can enjoy. There are over 130 miles of trails to hike or bike, ten playgrounds for climbing and sliding, two historic sites to take a step back in time, two environmental centers for hands-on learning about the local wildlife... Read More

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Lefty's Sports Academy

 9737772287 | Passaic County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Clifton, New Jersey

Baseball All Year Long!\n \nIt’s always Baseball and Softball Season at Lefty’s Sports Academy! Lefty’s Sports Academy is a 20,000 Sq. Ft. facility located in Clifton, NJ, just 1\/4 mile north of Route 3. Test your swing at one of Lefty’s 6 automated Iron Mike batting... Read More

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Create and the country's first walk-in glass fusing studio!

Put the paintbrush down and try your hand at glass design. Create bowls and "paintings" by using crushed glass or larger glass pieces. This will be an experience you won't forget. 

Glassworks Studio

 973-656-0800 | Morris County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Morristown, New Jersey

Glassworks Studio, the country's first walk-in glass fusing studio, offers a wide variety of glass projects for all ages. The studio is exclusively a glass fusing studio, no paint involved! Walk-ins are welcome any time during their open studio hours, reservations for 5 or more are recommended.\nGlass fusing projects start... Read More

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Ninja Warrior obstacle course!

Take part in their challenging obstacle course inspired by the popular show, American Ninja Warrior. This is great if you're looking to work out while having fun. Bring your little one so they can enjoy their play areas while you get you exercise for the day in!

HudsonPlay

 201-963-4671 | Hudson County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Jersey City, New Jersey

Bring your children to HudsonPlay, where they will rediscover the excitement of play! HudsonPlay is a unique indoor play place with activities to engage children of all ages. Their focus is on interactive entertainment and fitness, with specially designed play areas for toddlers, preschoolers, older children and even adults! The... Read More

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Programs for all ages and interests!

There's everything from Toddler Time to SkyWars, a team strategy battle game, at SkyZone. They are all held at different times throughout the week, so check the schedule first and plan ahead! Come alone or with friends or family and enjoy one of their special programs. 

Sky Zone of Ocean Township

 732-200-4344 | Monmouth County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Ocean Township, New Jersey

Sky Zone Trampoline Park is the world’s first indoor trampoline park. Sky Zone Ocean’s 35,000 sq. foot facility is filled with wall-to-wall trampoline courts that are designed as a fun and fit outing for all ages, shapes and sizes. The innovative trampoline park offers a variety of activities for everyone to enjoy... Read More

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Stuff a Critter!

There's more to do than pottery and painting at A Time to Kiln. Stuff your very own animal to take home. Choose from bears, frogs, unicorns, puppies, and more! Then, pick out an outfit or t-shirt, stuff your critter, dress it, and take it home.

A Time to Kiln

 908-317-0888 | Monmouth County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Red Bank, New Jersey

A Time to Kiln, is a great place for kids to have fun in the Northern Shore Region of NJ, provides numerous pottery pieces to paint and bring home to display. Make many different projects such as character items and cookie jars and even seasonal items! Since each visitor is given the opportunity to pick the pottery item they will... Read More

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Knockerball and Foot Darts mobile rentals!

Knockerball will bring the party to you. Rent their giant inflatable Foot Darts board to shoot at, too. Some fun games that they could offer are Sharks and Minnows, Knocker Sumo, Bubble Soccer, and more!

Knockerball & More

 732-690-5670 | Monmouth County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Eatontown, New Jersey

As Seen on the Today Show! Need something unconventional to do with the kids?! Go over to Knockerball and More in the Monmouth Mall right now! They have so many insane and energy expelling activities, you and your kids will freak! Let’s start with Knockerball. We are very sure, there is... Read More

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A unique storybook and fairytale theme!

Walking through the park will bring you back to your childhood as you walk through your all-time favorite stories and nursery rhymes. The attractions and rides are fun, exciting, and nostalgic for you while fun for the kids.

Storybook Land

 609-646-0103 | Atlantic County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey

Classic children’s stories come to life at this magical attraction for children. Walk through your own favorite stories from childhood and create new memories with your children. Rides and attractions are perfect for little kids. Special events for the whole family are held throughout the year and seasonal activities like the... Read More

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Including an arcade for more indoor fun!

Go-karting at Speed Raceway is just the beginning. Explore their arcade with plenty of games like air hockey and basketball. There are countless options for fun. 

Speed Raceway

 1-877-75-SPEED | Burlington County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Cinnaminson, New Jersey

Your #1 Go-To Kids Place! Need a place to have fun with the kids today? Speed Raceway is the perfect stop for you then! They stand out from all their competitors because they have so many ways to have fun. Their newest and largest indoor electric kart racing facility is the best place for a true... Read More

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Daily Dealz offering promotions and events to attend!

Check out Rebonderz's website regularly to see their Daily Dealz and what they offer. There are different ones offered throughout the year for you to enjoy. 

Rebounderz Indoor Trampoline Arena

 1-855-JUMPNJ1 | Middlesex County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Edison, New Jersey

Jump around on giant trampolines at Rebounderz in Edison, NJ. Your background trampoline is taken to the next level at this unique kids attraction. Kids will have a blast and get a great workout at the same time while releasing their energy on 15,000 square feet of “rebounding surface”! It’s more than just... Read More

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Pirate Voyages

 609-398-7555 | Cape May County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Ocean City, New Jersey

Bring the kids on the adventure of a lifetime! Enjoy all of the features of an authentic pirate ship on the Sea Dragon, a custom pirate ship build just for Pirate Voyages in 2008. The one hour trip aboard the ship is fun for pirates of all ages! The adventure includes face painting, fun pirate storytelling, and sea chanteys. The... Read More

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A 205-acre park with plenty of activities!

Ride paddle boats, have a picnic or simply admire the cherry blossom trees. There is so much to do. They even offer a cafe with snacks, meals, coffee, and more! This is great for spending a full day with the kids. 

Warinanco Sports Center

 908-298-7849 | Union County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Roselle, New Jersey

Eat, Play, Celebrate HERE!Warinanco Sports Center offers a year-round events space located within historic Warinanco Park in Roselle.Warinanco Sports Center Offers:• Ice Skating, Ice Hockey, and Lessons • Turf Field Rental • Pedal... Read More

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Countless creations to choose from!

Whether you want to make a simple beaded bracelet or customize a leather wrap bracelet, Just Bead Yourself provides you with plenty of options for fun and creativity. This is a great opportunity for kids to try something new, too.

Just Bead Yourself

 908-232-3411 | Union County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Westfield, New Jersey

Kids can design and create their own jewelry at Just Bead Yourself in Central New Jersey. Walk-ins are welcome, and both half and full-day sessions are available. Just Bead Yourself also offers special packages for hosting birthday parties, camp or class trips, special needs groups and team building events. Classes are available... Read More

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Become a member for added perks and offers!

When you become a Six Flags member, you enjoy better value, discounts, and an overall better experience. You get all the Season Pass benefits and more! There are four levels of membership for you to explore, each with a different combination of perks.

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor

 732-928-1821 | Ocean County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Jackson, New Jersey

Spend a day splashing around on some of the state’s most thrilling water rides. This top New Jersey attraction is a great day-trip destination for the whole family. Enjoy 45 acres of lazy rivers, wave pools, group rides, water attractions that will get your adrenaline pumping and more. Hurricane Harbor has rides for everyone... Read More

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Take a trip to other attractions on the east coast!

Explore their other trips and getaway options. The Seastreak will take you to Martha's Vineyard, Newport, Nantucket, and more! It is the most elegant method of transport when exploring the east coast. 

Seastreak Ferry

 1-800-BOATRIDE | Monmouth County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey

Finally, a better way to get to New York City! Skip the traffic! Relax! Enjoy the views aboard our high-speed ferry! Seastreak also offers lots of fun family friendly trips year round. Join us for one of... Read More

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The famous Laser Maze Challenge!

A fan favorite for visitors is the Laser Maze Challenge. Navigate your way through an intricate web of lasers going over, under, and around. Try to reach the end without getting zapped by any of them!

 

Ripley\u2019s Believe It or Not!

 609-347-2001 | Atlantic County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Atlantic City, New Jersey

The Ripley’s Believe It or Not museum is a fun attraction for older kids to see gross and strange exhibits from around the world. Take a self-guided tour through some weird and unusual displays like a shrunken human head, a Santa Maria replica made out of match sticks and the contents of a 17-year old girl’s stomach.... Read More

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NJ Magazine's #1 Amusement Park in North Jersey!

The Land of Make Believe offers rides, a waterpark, and more in a beautiful scenic setting. It has everything you need for a day filled with family fun and laughs. They consistently add new rides and attractions, so don't forget to check back to see what's new!

Land of Make Believe and Pirate's Cove

 908-459-9000 | Warren County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Hope, New Jersey

Children will love spending the day at Land of Make Believe and Pirate's Cove! This classic New Jersey amusement park features two parks for the price of one! Take a ride on classics like the Grand Carousel and the Civil War Locomotive Train Ride, or scream on the Thriller Roller Coaster. Don't miss the photo ops with the famous... Read More

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Bugs in a whole new light!

Designed like a bug-themed city, you can spend the day exploring interesting and interactive exhibits, learning about insects and seeing them in action! Learn about the important roles the play in the environment. You can even touch some of the bugs!

Insectropolis

 732-349-7090 | Ocean County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Toms River, New Jersey

Do your kids love creepy crawlers? Bring them to Insectropolis, a one-of-a-kind attraction for kids in New Jersey! This “bugseum” is designed like a giant bug-themed city and features numerous fascinating exhibits. Children and adults will learn all about the importance and function of these amazing creatures at this... Read More

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Now including edible fruit pizza!

If you want to go for something more on the sweet side, indulge in Chef Carl's fruit pizza. Top a huge slice of watermelon wtih kiwis, blueberries, strawberries, and so much more! Then, you get to eat your creation. 

Chef Carl\u2019s Make a Pizza Party

 888-794-8540 | We Come to You

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

We Come To You, New Jersey

For a truly unique and fun kids party experience, call Chef Carl’s Make a Pizza Party! Chef Carl is a trained and experienced chef who has been making pizzas since he was 8 years old. These cooking parties are creative fun for the kids and the hosting adults. Chef Carl comes to you! Each child will get to make his or her own... Read More

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Events and classes where you can learn and have fun!

Learn all about the natural world around you. Classes are offered for all ages from kids and adults covering topics such as specific flowers or insects, gardening, and more! There are also fun events such as walks and explorations at the farm that you can take part in!

Duke Farms

 908-722-3700 | Somerset County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Hillsborough Township, New Jersey

A trip to Duke Farms is a great way to appreciate nature with the whole family. There are a wide variety of educational programs about native wildlife, plants natural habitats. This beautiful park offers 18 miles of trails to hike, bike or embark on a self-guided walking tour. It is the perfect place to go roller blading,... Read More

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Annual Dancing with Dolphins fundraiser!

Each year, Marine Mammal Stranding Center hosts a fundraiser in Atlantic City in support of the center. There is delicious cuisine, stunning views, and complimentary beer and wine accompanied by the soothing sounds of jazz. RSVP for this year!

Marine Mammal Stranding Center

 609-266-0538 | Atlantic County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Brigantine, New Jersey

Animal lovers will be delighted by a visit to the Marine Mammal Stranding Center, a non-profit organization committed to helping stranded whales, seals, dolphins, sea turtles and other creatures that have washed ashore. Visitors can learn all about the rescue operation at the Sea Life Educational Center and the Observation Tank.... Read More

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Five gift tray varieties!

When looking for a gift tray to please the party, Chocolate Etc. has a few options. Opt for a classic Chocolate Dipped Pretzels Tray, or one with M&M's, coconut, and more enrobing the chocolate pretzel. They also have trays with different combinations of truffles, chocolates, and Oreo bananas.

Chocolate Etc.

 201-891-3711 | Bergen County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Wyckoff, New Jersey

This amazing confectioner offers much more than just their delicious home-made chocolate creations. Bring kids ages 5 and up to Chocolate, Etc. for a unique, fun and delicious birthday party experience! Kids will get to make their own chocolates in a variety of colors and shapes. There are three party packages available. On your... Read More

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With the Wild Bunch Kids Zone!

To make your kid's experience even more enjoyable, Rainforest Cafe introduces the Wild Bunch! Cha! Cha! is the adventurous tree frog, Tuki is the curious baby elephant, Bamba is the kind gorilla. There are 5 others, all who will make your kid's experience even more fun!

Rainforest Caf\u00e9

 732-452-0011 | Middlesex County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Edison, New Jersey

Do your kids tend to get restless and bored when you take them out to a restaurant? Take the kids to Rainforest Café for an adventure with a meal! The entire restaurant is designed to make you feel as if you are dining in the middle of the rain forest! Kids will love the exciting atmosphere and themed decorations. They can... Read More

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Offering Full Moon Tours!

Explore the beautiful night under the light of a full moon as you travel the salt marsh waters. You will watch the sunset followed by the moonrise for an unforgettable experience!

Wetlands Wildlife Safari

 609-898-3500 | Cape May County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Cape May, New Jersey

Get up close to cool birds and wildlife aboard the OSPREY as it travels along the picturesque Cape Island Creek Preserve, New Jersey’s southernmost salt marsh. Captain Bob has been exploring the waters since 1979 and running tours for the past 18 years. The boat has both open and enclosed viewing decks with panoramic windows... Read More

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Fun themed rides all year!

Enjoy the scenic views on a themed ride. There's everything from fall rides such as a Pumpkin Train or Corn Maze train to Dino Days or the Polar Express. Take your pick and enjoy the ride while you learn about the history and take in the scenery. 

The Delaware River Railroad Excursions

 908-454-4433 | Warren County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Phillipsburg, New Jersey

The Delaware River Railroad Excursions are organized by a non-profit group committed to preserving the rich railroad history of New Jersey. Children will love taking rides in many antique, preserved railway cars. The excursions are ten miles long and allow passengers to see breathtaking views of the beautiful Delaware River area.... Read More

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A variety of specials throughout the week!

Schedule your visit just in time for one of their weekly specials. College students get discounts Monday night while Tuesday is Ladies Night! If you're a high school student, come on a Friday night for discounts, too. 

New Jersey Rock Gym

 973-439-9860 | Essex County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Fairfield, New Jersey

New Jersey Rock Gym is a premier indoor rock climbing facility in Fairfield, New Jersey. There are over 12,000 square feet of climbing surfaces, 41 top rope stations and 4,000 square feet of bouldering. The climbing center also boasts the largest free-standing boulder island in New Jersey. There is a private refreshment room and a... Read More

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About 5,100 acres of land available for recreation!

When you're not learning all about trout, you can enjoy the thousands of surrounding areas for biking, hiking, bird watching, hunting, and more! There are also fishing opportunities in the river. 

Pequest Trout Hatchery

 908-637-4173 | Warren County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Oxford, New Jersey

One of the best wildlife children’s attractions in NJ is the Pequest Trout Hatchery. It is a natural resource education center that provides children and adults opportunities to learn about New Jersey’s wildlife. The hatchery is responsible for stocking public waters in NJ with different kinds of trout each year. Learn... Read More

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More than just mini golf!

Not only can you golf under the cool black lights but you can also participate in mini bowling, Monster Themed Laser Tag, Laser Maze, light concessions, and so much more. There is also an arcade and Monstrous prize center. 

Monster Mini Golf

 732-248-4400 | Middlesex County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Edison, New Jersey

For a scary and exciting twist on typical mini golf, play a round or more at Monster Mini Golf! The 18-hole glow-in-the-dark mini golf course is decorated with bright and creepy monsters looking to get in the way of your perfect hole-in-one. The course is fun for people of all ages- simple enough for children to work through but... Read More

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Now featuring The Marketplace!

Adventure Aquarium now has The Marketplace, a brand new eco-friendly dining experience. It has a menu filled with fresh dishes using local ingredients. They focus on combatting plastics from entering the ocean through sustainable practices. 

Adventure Aquarium

 856-365-3300 | Camden County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Camden, New Jersey

This gigantic aquatic attraction is a great place to spend the day with children. Adventure Aquarium (formerly the New Jersey State Aquarium) is home to a vast amount of marine life. Marvel at exotic sea creatures from around the world in one of the many semi-aquatic and freshwater exhibits. Visit the 20 sharks and other animals in... Read More

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After School Clubs for kids!

During the fall months, you cansign your child up for after-school clubs through Cora Hartshorn. Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, first and second graders will meet for an hour of hands-on nature discovery. It lasts from 3:30 to 4:30 and is $75 per 5 classes. 

Cora Hartshorn Arboretum

 973-376-3587 | Essex County

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Short Hills, New Jersey

The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum is home to a diverse and expansive collection of floral and faunal across 16.45 acres of woodlands. Take a walk along three miles of trails to appreciate the beautiful flowers and trees. The Arboretum offers many classes for toddler and preschoolers, one-day programs for children and even adult classes.... Read More

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Featuring 50 cent Mondays all summer long!

Every Monday in the summer, you can enjoy .50c admission to the rink between 6 and 9 p.m. This is great for a night out with family or friends. Skate rental is only $3.50.

Millennium Skate World

 856-757-9460 | Camden County

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Camden, New Jersey

Birthday parties, special events and even plain ol’ regular days are made more awesome when you spend them at Millennium Skate World! It’s a clean, fun, friendly and safe atmosphere to enjoy a fun activity with the whole family. Public skating and group-specific public skating is open at the roller skating rink... Read More

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One week long summer camps!

In the summer, there are 5 different camp options that you can choose from. Included will be a 3 hour long Camp Day, art lessons, Yoga / Tai Chi, snacks, and half hour of craft. Have your kids channel their creativity this summer!

Let's Create Art Studio

 973-299-0633 | Morris County

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Denville, New Jersey

Let the creative juices flow at Lets Create Art Studio in Denville, New Jersey! There are a wide variety of classes, camps and workshops available for children ages 5 and up. Learn drawing basics, cartooning, painting, fashion sketching, mixed media art and more advanced techniques. Classes for adults are also available. Taking an... Read More

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15 varieties of apples and pumpkins!

Longmeadow Farm is the perfect place to go for some fall activities in September and October. They have 15 different types of apples to choose from so you can mix and match! You can also pick pumpkins that you can later carve to get in the Halloween spirit!

Longmeadow Farm

 908-459-5351 | Warren County

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Hope, New Jersey

Longmeadow Farm originally started in 1993 to sell pumpkins for Halloween. It wasn't long before the owners decided to expand the farm. Today, Longmeadow Farm has 15 varieties of apples, along with pumpkins, blackberries and raspberries.\nThere are so many fun autumn activities for families to do at this pick-your-own-farm.... Read More

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Over 60 different contests to compete in!

If you're looking for something to fuel your competitive spirit, Warren County Farmers' Fair is perfect. They have dozens of competitions that you can take part in whether your special talent is singing, driving a tractor, or cooking great ribs!

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Phillipsburg, New Jersey

This annual summer fair is full of old-fashioned family fun. Enjoy a lovely county fair with tons of food, kids’ activities, contests and events. The Hot Air Balloon Festival is a featured event at the fair. Watch beautiful, colorful balloons rise into the air with the perfect green pasture as a backdrop. It is a sight people... Read More

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Showcasing over 200 dolls from around the world!

If railroads aren't for everyone in the family, there are a number of other exhibits to enjoy. One of them includes over 200 dolls from around the world and a 94-room dollhouse. They also have a 2,000 pipe theater organ!

Northlandz

 908-782-4022 | Hunterdon County

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Flemington, New Jersey

Northlandz is a unique museum attraction in NJ that commemorates the great American railway. See incredible model train tracks, bridges, cities and villages. There are over 8 miles of track, and bridges reach heights of 40 feet and span across huge model canyons. It’s an amazing sight that will delight all model train... Read More

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Including a number of Special Trips!

Outside of te regular safari and crabbing trips, you can also hop aboard the Skimmer for one of the special trips including Cruisin' for Chicks, Wetlands Institute Spring Shorebird and Horseshoe Crab Festival, Cape May Fall Festival, and more!

Salt Marsh Safari

 609-884-3100 | Cape May County

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Wildwood Crest, New Jersey

Hop aboard the “Skimmer” with the entire family and learn about wildlife in Cape May, NJ! The Salt Marsh Safari is an informative and entertaining boat tour sponsored by local environmental organizations. The boat captains will teach your kids all about the interesting birds, marine life, exotic creatures and natural... Read More

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Including outdoor fun at the Splashplex!

The Splashplex is a waterpark with plenty of slides and attractions for all ages. Relax on the Lazy River or enjoy a thrilling slide. You can also rent a Cabana.

The Funplex

 856-273-9666 | Burlington County

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Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Kids will have a blast at this perfect place to spend the day with children of all ages. The Funplex has everything a kid could dream of. They can have fun with friends in a game of state-of-the-art laser tag or miniature golf. Kids will love zooming around in electric go-karts, bumper cars, bumper boats, or Grand Prix karts. The... Read More

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Year round fun for the whole family! 

CoCo Key Water Resort is the perfect place to visit with your family during any season. The massive indoor waterpark has rides, games, and plenty of food options for all ages. Overnight stays are also available!

CoCo Key Water Resort

 856-234-7300 | Burlington County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Mount Laurel, New Jersey

CoCo Key Water Resort, New Jersey's ultimate indoor water park, is your key to worry free, weather-proof plans for the entire family! CoCo Key Water Resort brings 55,000 sq. ft. of indoor water park fun to time-starved families with a close-to-home getaway the whole family can enjoy. From relaxing in the adventure river to braving... Read More

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Now with a new Sea Turtle Recovery Center!

Turtle Back Zoo now has a Sea Turtle Recovery Center where they help care for sick and injured sea turtles before releasing them back into the wild. You can also donate to the cause by visiting seaturtlerecovery.org.

Turtle Back Zoo

 973-731-5801 | Essex County

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West Orange, New Jersey

See animals from all over the world at Turtle Back Zoo in Essex County, one of our favorite top 50 attractions for kids in NJ! Exhibits such as the Southeast Asia exhibit, Great Plains exhibit and the South America exhibit will allow your kids to learn about wildlife all across the planet. See leopards, penguins, river otters, red... Read More

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Some of the best thrill rides around!

Six Flags Great Adventure is great for getting that adrenaline rush you're seeking. Experience some classic thrilling rides such as El Toro and Kingda Ka as well as some newer ones such as CYBORG Cyber Spin.

Six Flags Great Adventure

 732-928-1821 | Ocean County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Jackson, New Jersey

Six Flags Great Adventure is one of the best theme parks in the country. You and the kids are guaranteed to have a blast at this top New Jersey attraction. Great Adventure is most famous for its world-renowned roller coasters like Kingda Ka and Nitro. While those thrills are guaranteed to get older kids’ adrenaline pumping,... Read More

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The Western Hemisphere's largest and most advanced planetarium!

Not only is the planetarium one of the best, but LSC also has 12 museum exhibition halls, a live animal collection, hurricane and tornado wind simulators, live simulcast surgeries and more! The technology in this planetarium cannot compare. The kids and you will have an unforgettable experience!

Liberty Science Center

 201-200-1000 | Hudson County

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Jersey City, New Jersey

What’s new at Liberty Science Center? Amazing experiences! Try the Infinity Climber hanging gym where you can climb up to 35 feet high on 64 small... Read More

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Leave with a fluorescent mineral for your room!

Explore the depths of the mine while learning about and experiencing geology in a new and interactive way. You will so many different sorts of rocks, including glowing ones. You can even take a fluorescent rock to keep at home! 

The Sterling Hill Mining Museum

 973-209-MINE | Sussex County

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Ogdensburg, New Jersey

Most everything man-made has something to do with mining. At the Sterling Hill Mining Museum we'll show you just how it's done. From drilling and blasting to the processing of the ore, we’ve got it all! Come take a ¼ mile underground walking adventure into the 4th oldest mine in the country and the last working... Read More

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Jousting, falcons, kings, and so much more!

There is no experience like Medieval Times. Use your hands to dig into your four-course meal. Meanwhile, enjoy watching knights joust on beautiful horses with real weapons. Watch the royal falcon take flight. There is so much to see!

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

 1-888-WE-JOUST | Bergen County

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Lyndhurst, New Jersey

Exciting Live Action Show and Dinner!Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament is an exciting evening of quality entertainment based upon the majesty of the Middle Ages. Guests experience spectacular pageantry, dramatic horsemanship, breathtaking swordplay, and falconry while feasting on a four-course... Read More

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