All Northern NJ Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ


A Kids' Oasis!

Northern NJ is home to so many fun things to do and see. Kids will learn, have fun, and spend a day with those closest to them. Luckily, there's plenty to enjoy in your area and surrounding ones. Give them the day they've been dreaming of and it'll pay off when you see the ear-to-ear grins on their faces!

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

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 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

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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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

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

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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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

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

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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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

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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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

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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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

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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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

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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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

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

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

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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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

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

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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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

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

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

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

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!

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

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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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

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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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

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

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

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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30 or 60 minute lessons with professional baseball or softball training instructors!

Improve your skills with a lesson in baseball or softball. Private lessons are personalized and tailored to fit your needs whether you need a concentration in hitting, catching, pitching, fielding, or any combination of them. 

Lefty\u2019s Sports Academy

  973-777-BATS (2287) | Passaic County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

It’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 machines, or take private lessons from one of our professional... 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

View Details

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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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

View Details

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

View Details

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

View Details

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

View Details

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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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

View Details

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

View Details

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

View Details

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

View Details

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

View Details

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

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

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

View Details

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

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

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

View Details

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

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

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!

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

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

View Details

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

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

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

View Details

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

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

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

View Details

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

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

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

View Details

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

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

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

View Details

30 or 60 minute lessons with professional baseball or softball training instructors!

Improve your skills with a lesson in baseball or softball. Private lessons are personalized and tailored to fit your needs whether you need a concentration in hitting, catching, pitching, fielding, or any combination of them. 

Lefty\u2019s Sports Academy

 973-777-BATS (2287) | Passaic County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Clifton, New Jersey

It’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 machines, or take private lessons from one of our professional... Read More

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The Ultimate Birthday Party!

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