Explore Unique Locations in Central NJ!

Don't take your home in Central NJ for granted. It's a unique place home to many diverse environments, each with their own token attractions. Dedicate your weekend to getting to know the area by exploring all the in's and out's. You'll run into wildlife, plants, and attractions you didn't even know existed!

Garden State Shooting Center

  732-987-6990 | Ocean County

Lakewood, New Jersey

Men's Day Trip Ideas in NJ

Garden State Shooting Center is the Premier Indoor Shooting Range at the Jersey Shore! GSSC is a 14,000 square foot family-friendly facility featuring 12 indoor lanes to shoot handguns, shotguns and high-power rifles. Browse the showroom with their friendly staff and a full line of guns and accessories. The training center offers a wide array of classes i... Read More

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Sahara Sams Oasis

  856-767-7580 | Camden County

West Berlin, New Jersey

Day Trips in NJ

Sahara Sam's Oasis is located in West Berlin, New Jersey. It is a family owned and family focused indoor and outdoor water park, arcade, and all around entertainment destination. Their innovative design provides year-round water park attractions inside and out. Out of the nearly 70,000 square feet of indoor fun, 80% is contained under a retractable roof s... Read More

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Jersey Shore Pirates

  732-899-6100 | Ocean County

Brick, New Jersey

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Kids love Pirate Cruises! 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... Read More

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NJ Bike Tours

  801-548-2285 | Mercer County

Princeton, New Jersey

Bicycle Tours in NJ

Bicycle Tours throughout the state!

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NJ Bike Tours, a bicycle touring company that seeks to communicate the history and beauty of New Jersey to everyone through a bicycle ride, offers participants numerous touring options for all levels of experience. If you wish to see the state while cycling, take part in a Farm2Table tour. On this bike ... Read More

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Princeton Cemetery Visit and Ghost Tour

  1-855-743-1415 | Mercer County

Princeton, New Jersey

Ghost Tours in NJ

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Go on a one-of-a-kind ghost hunt through a cemetery and the streets of Princeton. Guests get to use official ghost-hunting equipment at an unmarked grave and Revolutionary War battlefield. Believers and non-believers alike will enjoy this tour. Experience the supernatural and learn ... Read More

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Hereford Inlet Lighthouse

  609-522-4520 | Cape May County

North Wildwood, New Jersey

Lighthouses in NJ

Historic and picturesque Hereford Inlet Lighthouse, a beacon of safety and assurance to the 19th century mariners, has become a cherished landmark for residents and visitors of this seashore resort community.

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Jenkinson's Boardwalk

  732-892-0600 | Ocean County

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Best way to spend a day on the Jersey Shore. 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 health... Read More

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Pour and Pedal

  732-687-3739 | Ocean County

New Egypt, New Jersey

Bicycle Tours in NJ

Bicycle tours of NJ wineries!

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Woodbridge Ghost Walk

  732-738-6022 | Middlesex County

Woodbridge, New Jersey

Ghost Tours in NJ

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Did you know that Woodbridge, New Jersey is the state’s oldest chartered settlement? There is plenty of haunted history around, so take a 55-minute tour into the spirit-filled past of the town! Hear stories of the first European settlers, war heroes and historic socialites told by costumed g... Read More

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Experience luxury in an indoor or outdoor cabana rental!

All year long, you can rent an indoor cabana supplied with 2 deck chairs, 2 chaise lounge chairs, a table, 4 waters, and a view overlooking the Tim-Buk-Tu and slide area. During summer months, you can rent an outdoor cabana that has everything in an indoor cabana as well as electric service for cell and laptop use and wait service featuring a bar and appetizer menu.

Sahara Sam's Oasis

  856-767-7580 | Camden County

West Berlin, New Jersey

Couples Day Trip Ideas in NJ

Bring out your and your partner's inner child for a day of fun splashing around in a premier waterpark. Enjoy thrilling slides, lazy rivers, and more. At Sahara Sam's there's always fun to be had in a tropical indoors environment... Read More

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Call your bros and get the testosterone pumping with an axe throwing, beer drinking throwdown at Stumpy's Hatchet House! BYOB - we'll supply the ice buckets to keep them cold!

We have locations in Delran, Eatontown, Fairfield, Green Brook and Upper Saddle River. Princeton coming soon!

Stumpy's Hatchet House

  732-544-5069 | Monmouth County

Eatontown, New Jersey

Men's Day Trip Ideas in NJ

Call your bros and get the testosterone pumping with an axe throwing, beer drinking throwdown at Stumpy's Hatchet House! BYOB - we'll supply the ice buckets to keep them cold! We have locations in Delran, Eatontown, Fairfield, Green Brook and Upper Saddle River. Princeton coming soon!... Read More

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Sea Girt Lighthouse

  732-974-0514 | Monmouth County

Sea Girt, New Jersey

Lighthouses in NJ

It would be the last live-in lighthouse built in the United States. In September of 1934, this unique two-story, brick lighthouse with its flashing red light, gave aid to the passengers and crew of a luxury ocean liner who had abandoned ship when fire had engulfed the ship.  Later, during World War II, the lighthouse was used as headquarters for the Coas... Read More

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Jenkinson\u2019s Boardwalk

  732-892-0600 | Ocean County

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Day Trips in NJ

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 what you are craving along the... Read More

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Wine, cheese, oil, and vinegar!

All the staples of Italian cooking are found here. And you can make the wine and mozzarella or bottle the olive oil and balsamic vinegar yourself! Choose any of the activities for a day of cooperation and communication within the group.  

The Grape Escape

  609-409-WINE(9463) | Middlesex County

Dayton, New Jersey

Couples Day Trip Ideas in NJ

Grape Escape is a great way for you and your significant other to have hands on culinary fun! They offer a variety of unique classes where you can get up close and personal with all the different ingredients. You'll learn and taste some delicious food... Read More

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Are you and the girls going crazy with boredom over the traditional spa and salon for girl’s night? Well, instead, go crazy with excitement over Stumpy’s Hatchet House! They will teach you everything you need to know and will give you tricks and tips to hone in on the bullseye to have all the girls raging like princess warriors!

 

Find a Stumpy's near you! We have locations in Delran, Eatontown, Fairfield, Green Brook, Upper Saddle River and coming soon to Princeton!

Stumpy's Hatchet House

  732-544-5069 | Monmouth County

Eatontown, New Jersey

Women's Day Trip Ideas in NJ

Are you and the girls going crazy with boredom over the traditional spa and salon for girls night? Well, instead, go crazy with excitement over Stumpys Hatchet House! They will teach you everything you need to know and will give you tricks and tips to hone in on the bullseye to have all the girls raging like princess warriors! Find a Stumpy's near you! We... Read More

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Jenkinson\u2019s Aquarium

  732-899-1212 | Ocean County

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Day Trips in NJ

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 for a hands-on experience with liv... Read More

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Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark

  732-793-6488 | Ocean County

Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Day Trips in NJ

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 brand new Hydrus Roller Coaster and Ferris Wheel... Read More

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iPlay America

  732-577-8200 | Monmouth County

Freehold, New Jersey

Kids Day Trips in NJ

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 the feel of downtown. ALWA... Read More

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Step it up with the Romance Package!

The Romance Package combines a classic couples massage with candles, homemade chocolates, seasonal flowers, and complimentary beverage. This makes for the ultimate romantic experience. For an hour, it's $350.

The Pampered Spirit

  848-241-9577 | Ocean County

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Couples Day Trip Ideas in NJ

Enjoy a relaxing and soothing couples experience. We also offer couple's massage training and couple's tantra massages and tantra training sessions. Pamper yourself and each other... Read More

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Crayola Experience PA

  610-515-8000 | We Come to You

We Come To You, New Jersey

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Colorful fun for all ages!

Discover the Magic of Color at Crayola Experience, located just a short drive from New Jersey in Easton, PA! When you're here, you're always encouraged to let your creativity run free, to color outside the lines, and to play, explore, and learn.

Bursting with 26 exciting, hands-on attractio... Read More

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Unionville Vineyards

  908-788-0400 | Hunterdon County

Ringoes, New Jersey

Day Trips in NJ

Unionville Vineyards is the featured stop on your day trip through Hunterdon County, a rural, charming, and beautiful corner of the Garden State. Visitors will find the great outdoors at their beck and call. The Delaware canal path is perfect for a picturesque stroll, or the adventurous will enjoy hiking and biking over the hilly terrain of multiple parks... Read More

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The Flanders Hotel

  609-399-1000 | Cape May County

Ocean City, New Jersey

Women's Day Trip Ideas in NJ

On Friday April 3rd or Saturday April 4th check in to one of our Deluxe Suites. Then enjoy a free salon or spa service at our on-site day spa, Divine Images. Also, your package includes a free breakfast at Emily's Ocean Room, located on the first floor or the hotel, and a 10% discount (and free gift) at our in-house boutique, The Shoppes at Flanders. No bett... Read More

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Coco Key Water Resort

  856-234-7300 | Burlington County

Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Fun indoor water park open 7 days a week!

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 that's close to home. A getaway the whole family can enjoy. From relaxing in the adventure river to b... Read More

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Jersey Shore Pirates

  732-899-6100 | Ocean County

Brick, New Jersey

Day Trips in NJ

Pirate Cruises!

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... Read More

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Insectropolis

  732-349-7090 | Ocean County

Toms River, New Jersey

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Bugs like You've Never Seen Before!
Insectropolis is a fun and unique insect learning center that dazzles visitors of all ages. There is plenty to see and do here! Our creative displays entertain guests as they learn about these fascinating creatures. View thousands of beautiful and bizarre exotic insects from all over the world. Pla... Read More

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Sahara Sam's Indoor and Outdoor Water Park

  856-767-7580 | Camden County

West Berlin, New Jersey

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Perfect Day Trip-OPEN YEAR ROUND! Sahara Sam’s Oasis Indoor & Outdoor Water Park is New Jersey’s largest free-standing indoor water park with 58,000 square feet of indoor aquatic attractions under a one-of-a-kind retractable roof. Sahara Sam’s attractions include Mount Kilimanjaro family raft ride, Snake Eyes tube slides, Congo Bon... Read More

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A Day on the Bay

  609-234-8046 | Ocean County

Forked River, New Jersey

Day Trips in NJ

A Day On The Bay is located on the Forked River in Ocean County, New Jersey. Their sailing vessel "Steph-Er-Laur" is a Beneteau 32' sloop with lots of space and foredeck for kicking back while you take in the sights and beauty the the Barnegat Bay has to offer, including the Barnegat Lighthouse. The vessel is US Coast Guard inspected and certified for saf... Read More

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Delaware River Railroad Excursions

  877-train-ride | Warren County

Phillipsburg, New Jersey

Kids Day Trips in NJ

An exciting trip back in time for the whole family! Join us for an unforgettable ride behind our historic railroad equipment. All year long you can ride along the beautiful Delaware river departing from Phillipsburg New Jersey. You will travel 10 miles down the Delaware River enjoying the sights and sounds of a bygone era. Throughout the... Read More

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Snyder's Farm

  732-496-0441 | Somerset County

Somerset, New Jersey

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Seasonal Farm - Please call before your visit!

Snyder's Farm is 80 acres of preserved farmland centrally located in beautiful Somerset NJ. It is one of the few "Pick Your Own" farms in the area. Snyder’s Farm’s U Pick consists of GMO free strawberries in May/June, blueberries and veggies in June/July. When the picking seaso... Read More

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Monmouth County Park System

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

Lincroft, New Jersey

Kids Day Trips in NJ

"Yours to Discover!" With over 40 park areas 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 ... Read More

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Branchburg Sports Complex

  908-203-1600 | Somerset County

Branchburg, New Jersey

Kids Day Trips in NJ

78,000 sq. ft. of fun! Branchburg Sports Complex is New Jersey’s premier sports and family entertainment center! Featuring 78,000 square feet of action-packed sports and activities, BSC is one of the area’s largest and most exciting indoor recreation destinations! With sports leagues, camps, 3 Turf Fields, 4 batting cages, a 3,100 sq... Read More

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Shady Brook Farm

  215-968-1670 | We Come to You

We Come To You, New Jersey

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Fun is always in season at Shady Brook Farm!

Shady Brook Farm had humble beginnings, starting out as a venture that sold produce off the back of a truck. One hundred years later it has evolved into a farm that still grows many acres of fruits and veggies, boasts a large farm market and garden center and is known regionally for ... Read More

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The Market at Delaware Valley College

  215-230-7170 | We Come to You

We Come To You, New Jersey

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Where farmers are grown! The Market at Delaware Valley College, where farmers are grown. The college is known for growing great people, but especially great farmers! Join us for picking the best crops a farmer can grow, from strawberries and peaches to pumpkins and apples and more. Or enjoy a wagon ride to see and feel horses, sheep or ... Read More

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Imagine That!!! Museum

  973-966-8000 | Morris County

Florham Park, New Jersey

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Best Day Trip for Ages 1-8! Imagine That!!! Museum is conveniently located on the Morris/Essex/Union county borders! What has a fire truck, a BRAND NEW pirate ship, arts & crafts room, a new floor plan, with a healthy dose of NEW updated high-tech and sensory exhibits? It's Imagine That's newly renovated children's museum in Florham Par... Read More

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125' Jamaica

  732-528-5014 | Monmouth County

Brielle, New Jersey

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Sailing Year Round!


Located in Brielle, NJ, right on the Southern tip of Monmouth County, 125' Jamaica is the Queen of the Fleet. 125' Jamaica is NJ's largest party boat manned by experienced captains and crew. The Bogan's have been fishing from Brielle since 1931. They offer a variety of fishing experiences throughout th... Read More

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Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark

  732-793-6488 | Ocean County

Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Best Kids Day Trip Idea in 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, inclu... Read More

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ClimbZone

  732-813-8300 | Monmouth County

Howell, New Jersey

Kids Day Trips in NJ

ClimbZone in Howell, NJ offers an exciting climbing experience that can't be found anywhere else. The location has over 68 themed walls for kids of all ages to climb. Adults will enjoy climbing, too! 

Has your child ever dreamed of climbing to the top of the Statue of Liberty? At ClimbZone Howell, their imaginations are free to run wild. Aside... Read More

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Oasis Family Farm

  609-259-7300 | Mercer County

Robbinsville, New Jersey

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Best family-friendly farm in Central NJ

Oasis Family Farm is located in Mercer County, New Jersey. Our farm is geared to families and family-friendly events all season long. Our fun zone, gem mining and fossil adventure are available seven days a week! We are a great adventure for scout troops, schools and families.

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Historic Allaire Village

  732-919-3500 | Monmouth County

Farmingdale, New Jersey

Day Trips in NJ

The Historic Village at Allaire will take you back in time to the 19th century where you can experience what day to day life would've been like in an iron-producing factory town! It captures the essence of early Industrial America in an interactive manner with plenty of hands-on activities. Spend the day exploring history and having fun here in Farmingdale, ... Read More

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Frenchtown NJ

  - | Hunterdon County

Frenchtown, New Jersey

Day Trips in NJ

If you're looking to explore a hidden gem, Frenchtown, NJ may be the place for you! It's a quaint little town in Hunterdon County with restaurants, stores, craft shops, bookshops, and so much more! Take a stroll down Bridge Street, in the center of the downtown area, to window shop and pick and choose where you wanna stop by for a bite or some shopping. Ther... Read More

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Trailside Nature and Science Center

  908-789-3670 | Union County

Mountainside, New Jersey

Day Trips in NJ

Trailside Nature and Science Center will provide you with an all day interactive environmental experience. Observe and learn about wildlife and how to help with preservation of wildlife and the natural world. There a number of different options and programs to take so there is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy! Enjoy nature up close and personal her... Read More

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NJ Astronomical Association Observatory

  908-638-8500 | Hunterdon County

High Bridge, New Jersey

Day Trips in NJ

NJ Astronomical Association Observatory is perfect for those who love a beautiful night sky. Come by for a chance to use a high powered telescope and spot constellations and planets from afar! They also hold a variety of programs and lectures for members as well as non-members. Visit today for an astronomical adventur... Read More

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Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning

  973-882-5464 | Hunterdon County

Whitehouse Station, New Jersey

Day Trips in NJ

Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning lasts three days every summer in July. Enjoy a whole day of live music, entertainment, food and drink, interactive exhibits, and more! Not to mention the hundred balloons that will fill the sky. There are a number of other attraction and activities for everyone in the family. You are also provided the opportunity ... Read More

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Sea Girt Lighthouse

  732-974-0514 | Monmouth County

Sea Girt, New Jersey

Free Attractions in NJ

There are only 11 public original lighthouses in NJ that you can explore and the Sea Girt Lighthouse is one of them! It is filled with artifacts and displays about NJ history. Visit this lighthouse in Monmouth County to learn a bit about Jersey history and enjoy ocean views... Read More

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Fort Hancock Historic District

  732-872-5970 | Monmouth County

Highlands, New Jersey

Free Attractions in NJ

Fort Hancock Historic District is located right by Sandy Hook and holds years of military history! It has many times been a vital site for defense and navigation. Come by to explore the history in the remains of the fort. Sandy Hook is also nearby for a potential second adventure... Read More

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Drumthwacket

  609-683-0057 | Mercer County

Princeton, New Jersey

Free Attractions in NJ

Drumthwacket is a mansion will take you back in Jersey history to show you how past governors lived. Tours are held every Wednesday at 1 p.m. that educate you about the architecture and history of the property. The house also holds a number of antiques that will also be discussed by your guide. You can also wander the gardens following the tour. For no price... Read More

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Twin Lights Historic Site

  732-872-1814 | Monmouth County

Highlands, New Jersey

Free Attractions in NJ

Twin Lights Historic Site hold years of significant history in its infrastructure. Originally intended to navigate ships, it now stands as a free historical site for the public to explore. You can opt for a guided tour or just visit and explore yourself! Take in the unique design and the stories of its history here in Highlands, N... Read More

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Sandy Hook Lighthouse

  732-708-9010 | Monmouth County

Highlands, New Jersey

Lighthouses in NJ

Sandy Hook Lighthouse is the oldest standing lighthouse in New Jersey and a historical attractions that visitors from all over NJ come to see! It has also been designated a National Historic Landmark. This is a must see for travelers passing through or residents of New Jersey. You can explore it yourself or join one of the guided tours... Read More

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The Brewer's Apprentice

  732-863-9411 | Monmouth County

Freehold, New Jersey

Men's Day Trip Ideas in NJ

Visit Brewer's Apprentice for a day of making your very own craft beer! Brew anything you can imagine from one of their over 200 recipes. Whether you want to take a public or private class and whether you are in a large or small group, Brewer's Apprentice will accommodate to you to ensure an enjoyable brewing experience! At the very end, the team will take c... Read More

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Reel Fun Sportfishing

  908-421-4761 | Monmouth County

Highlands, New Jersey

Men's Day Trip Ideas in NJ

Take the fella's on a fishing charter boat for the day! Bring a boom box..Catch fish...Drink some beer...Catch more fish...turn up the boom box...and relax for the day. Put your cell phone on silent and have that special day with the boys that you guys have always dreamed of. Leave the ladies home! Hey you're not doing anything wrong. Actually Reel Fun Sp... Read More

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Garden State Shooting Center

 732-987-6990 | Ocean County

Men's Day Trip Ideas in NJ

Lakewood, New Jersey

Garden State Shooting Center is the Premier Indoor Shooting Range at the Jersey Shore! GSSC is a 14,000 square foot family-friendly facility featuring 12 indoor lanes to shoot handguns, shotguns and high-power rifles. Browse the showroom with their friendly staff and a full line of guns and accessories. The training center offers a wide array of classes i... Read More

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Sahara Sams Oasis

 856-767-7580 | Camden County

Day Trips in NJ

West Berlin, New Jersey

Sahara Sam's Oasis is located in West Berlin, New Jersey. It is a family owned and family focused indoor and outdoor water park, arcade, and all around entertainment destination. Their innovative design provides year-round water park attractions inside and out. Out of the nearly 70,000 square feet of indoor fun, 80% is contained under a retractable roof s... Read More

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Jersey Shore Pirates

 732-899-6100 | Ocean County

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Brick, New Jersey

Kids love Pirate Cruises! 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... Read More

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NJ Bike Tours

 801-548-2285 | Mercer County

Bicycle Tours in NJ

Princeton, New Jersey

Bicycle Tours throughout the state!

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NJ Bike Tours, a bicycle touring company that seeks to communicate the history and beauty of New Jersey to everyone through a bicycle ride, offers participants numerous touring options for all levels of experience. If you wish to see the state while cycling, take part in a Farm2Table tour. On this bike ... Read More

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Princeton Cemetery Visit and Ghost Tour

 1-855-743-1415 | Mercer County

Ghost Tours in NJ

Princeton, New Jersey

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Go on a one-of-a-kind ghost hunt through a cemetery and the streets of Princeton. Guests get to use official ghost-hunting equipment at an unmarked grave and Revolutionary War battlefield. Believers and non-believers alike will enjoy this tour. Experience the supernatural and learn ... Read More

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Hereford Inlet Lighthouse

 609-522-4520 | Cape May County

Lighthouses in NJ

North Wildwood, New Jersey

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Jenkinson's Boardwalk

 732-892-0600 | Ocean County

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Best way to spend a day on the Jersey Shore. 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 health... Read More

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Pour and Pedal

 732-687-3739 | Ocean County

Bicycle Tours in NJ

New Egypt, New Jersey

Bicycle tours of NJ wineries!

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Woodbridge Ghost Walk

 732-738-6022 | Middlesex County

Ghost Tours in NJ

Woodbridge, New Jersey

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Did you know that Woodbridge, New Jersey is the state’s oldest chartered settlement? There is plenty of haunted history around, so take a 55-minute tour into the spirit-filled past of the town! Hear stories of the first European settlers, war heroes and historic socialites told by costumed g... Read More

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Experience luxury in an indoor or outdoor cabana rental!

All year long, you can rent an indoor cabana supplied with 2 deck chairs, 2 chaise lounge chairs, a table, 4 waters, and a view overlooking the Tim-Buk-Tu and slide area. During summer months, you can rent an outdoor cabana that has everything in an indoor cabana as well as electric service for cell and laptop use and wait service featuring a bar and appetizer menu.

Sahara Sam's Oasis

 856-767-7580 | Camden County

Couples Day Trip Ideas in NJ

West Berlin, New Jersey

Bring out your and your partner's inner child for a day of fun splashing around in a premier waterpark. Enjoy thrilling slides, lazy rivers, and more. At Sahara Sam's there's always fun to be had in a tropical indoors environment... Read More

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Call your bros and get the testosterone pumping with an axe throwing, beer drinking throwdown at Stumpy's Hatchet House! BYOB - we'll supply the ice buckets to keep them cold!

We have locations in Delran, Eatontown, Fairfield, Green Brook and Upper Saddle River. Princeton coming soon!

Stumpy's Hatchet House

 732-544-5069 | Monmouth County

Men's Day Trip Ideas in NJ

Eatontown, New Jersey

Call your bros and get the testosterone pumping with an axe throwing, beer drinking throwdown at Stumpy's Hatchet House! BYOB - we'll supply the ice buckets to keep them cold! We have locations in Delran, Eatontown, Fairfield, Green Brook and Upper Saddle River. Princeton coming soon!... Read More

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Sea Girt Lighthouse

 732-974-0514 | Monmouth County

Lighthouses in NJ

Sea Girt, New Jersey

It would be the last live-in lighthouse built in the United States. In September of 1934, this unique two-story, brick lighthouse with its flashing red light, gave aid to the passengers and crew of a luxury ocean liner who had abandoned ship when fire had engulfed the ship.  Later, during World War II, the lighthouse was used as headquarters for the Coas... Read More

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Jenkinson\u2019s Boardwalk

 732-892-0600 | Ocean County

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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 what you are craving along the... Read More

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Wine, cheese, oil, and vinegar!

All the staples of Italian cooking are found here. And you can make the wine and mozzarella or bottle the olive oil and balsamic vinegar yourself! Choose any of the activities for a day of cooperation and communication within the group.  

The Grape Escape

 609-409-WINE(9463) | Middlesex County

Couples Day Trip Ideas in NJ

Dayton, New Jersey

Grape Escape is a great way for you and your significant other to have hands on culinary fun! They offer a variety of unique classes where you can get up close and personal with all the different ingredients. You'll learn and taste some delicious food... Read More

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Are you and the girls going crazy with boredom over the traditional spa and salon for girl’s night? Well, instead, go crazy with excitement over Stumpy’s Hatchet House! They will teach you everything you need to know and will give you tricks and tips to hone in on the bullseye to have all the girls raging like princess warriors!

 

Find a Stumpy's near you! We have locations in Delran, Eatontown, Fairfield, Green Brook, Upper Saddle River and coming soon to Princeton!

Stumpy's Hatchet House

 732-544-5069 | Monmouth County

Women's Day Trip Ideas in NJ

Eatontown, New Jersey

Are you and the girls going crazy with boredom over the traditional spa and salon for girls night? Well, instead, go crazy with excitement over Stumpys Hatchet House! They will teach you everything you need to know and will give you tricks and tips to hone in on the bullseye to have all the girls raging like princess warriors! Find a Stumpy's near you! We... Read More

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Jenkinson\u2019s Aquarium

 732-899-1212 | Ocean County

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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 for a hands-on experience with liv... Read More

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Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark

 732-793-6488 | Ocean County

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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 brand new Hydrus Roller Coaster and Ferris Wheel... Read More

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iPlay America

 732-577-8200 | Monmouth County

Kids Day Trips 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 the feel of downtown. ALWA... Read More

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Step it up with the Romance Package!

The Romance Package combines a classic couples massage with candles, homemade chocolates, seasonal flowers, and complimentary beverage. This makes for the ultimate romantic experience. For an hour, it's $350.

The Pampered Spirit

 848-241-9577 | Ocean County

Couples Day Trip Ideas in NJ

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Enjoy a relaxing and soothing couples experience. We also offer couple's massage training and couple's tantra massages and tantra training sessions. Pamper yourself and each other... Read More

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Crayola Experience PA

 610-515-8000 | We Come to You

Kids Day Trips in NJ

We Come To You, New Jersey

Colorful fun for all ages!

Discover the Magic of Color at Crayola Experience, located just a short drive from New Jersey in Easton, PA! When you're here, you're always encouraged to let your creativity run free, to color outside the lines, and to play, explore, and learn.

Bursting with 26 exciting, hands-on attractio... Read More

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Unionville Vineyards

 908-788-0400 | Hunterdon County

Day Trips in NJ

Ringoes, New Jersey

Unionville Vineyards is the featured stop on your day trip through Hunterdon County, a rural, charming, and beautiful corner of the Garden State. Visitors will find the great outdoors at their beck and call. The Delaware canal path is perfect for a picturesque stroll, or the adventurous will enjoy hiking and biking over the hilly terrain of multiple parks... Read More

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The Flanders Hotel

 609-399-1000 | Cape May County

Women's Day Trip Ideas in NJ

Ocean City, New Jersey

On Friday April 3rd or Saturday April 4th check in to one of our Deluxe Suites. Then enjoy a free salon or spa service at our on-site day spa, Divine Images. Also, your package includes a free breakfast at Emily's Ocean Room, located on the first floor or the hotel, and a 10% discount (and free gift) at our in-house boutique, The Shoppes at Flanders. No bett... Read More

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Coco Key Water Resort

 856-234-7300 | Burlington County

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Fun indoor water park open 7 days a week!

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 that's close to home. A getaway the whole family can enjoy. From relaxing in the adventure river to b... Read More

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Jersey Shore Pirates

 732-899-6100 | Ocean County

Day Trips in NJ

Brick, New Jersey

Pirate Cruises!

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... Read More

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Insectropolis

 732-349-7090 | Ocean County

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Toms River, New Jersey

Bugs like You've Never Seen Before!
Insectropolis is a fun and unique insect learning center that dazzles visitors of all ages. There is plenty to see and do here! Our creative displays entertain guests as they learn about these fascinating creatures. View thousands of beautiful and bizarre exotic insects from all over the world. Pla... Read More

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Sahara Sam's Indoor and Outdoor Water Park

 856-767-7580 | Camden County

Kids Day Trips in NJ

West Berlin, New Jersey

Perfect Day Trip-OPEN YEAR ROUND! Sahara Sam’s Oasis Indoor & Outdoor Water Park is New Jersey’s largest free-standing indoor water park with 58,000 square feet of indoor aquatic attractions under a one-of-a-kind retractable roof. Sahara Sam’s attractions include Mount Kilimanjaro family raft ride, Snake Eyes tube slides, Congo Bon... Read More

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A Day on the Bay

 609-234-8046 | Ocean County

Day Trips in NJ

Forked River, New Jersey

A Day On The Bay is located on the Forked River in Ocean County, New Jersey. Their sailing vessel "Steph-Er-Laur" is a Beneteau 32' sloop with lots of space and foredeck for kicking back while you take in the sights and beauty the the Barnegat Bay has to offer, including the Barnegat Lighthouse. The vessel is US Coast Guard inspected and certified for saf... Read More

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Delaware River Railroad Excursions

 877-train-ride | Warren County

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Phillipsburg, New Jersey

An exciting trip back in time for the whole family! Join us for an unforgettable ride behind our historic railroad equipment. All year long you can ride along the beautiful Delaware river departing from Phillipsburg New Jersey. You will travel 10 miles down the Delaware River enjoying the sights and sounds of a bygone era. Throughout the... Read More

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Snyder's Farm

 732-496-0441 | Somerset County

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Somerset, New Jersey

Seasonal Farm - Please call before your visit!

Snyder's Farm is 80 acres of preserved farmland centrally located in beautiful Somerset NJ. It is one of the few "Pick Your Own" farms in the area. Snyder’s Farm’s U Pick consists of GMO free strawberries in May/June, blueberries and veggies in June/July. When the picking seaso... Read More

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Monmouth County Park System

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

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Lincroft, New Jersey

"Yours to Discover!" With over 40 park areas 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 ... Read More

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Branchburg Sports Complex

 908-203-1600 | Somerset County

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Branchburg, New Jersey

78,000 sq. ft. of fun! Branchburg Sports Complex is New Jersey’s premier sports and family entertainment center! Featuring 78,000 square feet of action-packed sports and activities, BSC is one of the area’s largest and most exciting indoor recreation destinations! With sports leagues, camps, 3 Turf Fields, 4 batting cages, a 3,100 sq... Read More

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Shady Brook Farm

 215-968-1670 | We Come to You

Kids Day Trips in NJ

We Come To You, New Jersey

Fun is always in season at Shady Brook Farm!

Shady Brook Farm had humble beginnings, starting out as a venture that sold produce off the back of a truck. One hundred years later it has evolved into a farm that still grows many acres of fruits and veggies, boasts a large farm market and garden center and is known regionally for ... Read More

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The Market at Delaware Valley College

 215-230-7170 | We Come to You

Kids Day Trips in NJ

We Come To You, New Jersey

Where farmers are grown! The Market at Delaware Valley College, where farmers are grown. The college is known for growing great people, but especially great farmers! Join us for picking the best crops a farmer can grow, from strawberries and peaches to pumpkins and apples and more. Or enjoy a wagon ride to see and feel horses, sheep or ... Read More

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Imagine That!!! Museum

 973-966-8000 | Morris County

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Florham Park, New Jersey

Best Day Trip for Ages 1-8! Imagine That!!! Museum is conveniently located on the Morris/Essex/Union county borders! What has a fire truck, a BRAND NEW pirate ship, arts & crafts room, a new floor plan, with a healthy dose of NEW updated high-tech and sensory exhibits? It's Imagine That's newly renovated children's museum in Florham Par... Read More

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125' Jamaica

 732-528-5014 | Monmouth County

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Brielle, New Jersey

Sailing Year Round!


Located in Brielle, NJ, right on the Southern tip of Monmouth County, 125' Jamaica is the Queen of the Fleet. 125' Jamaica is NJ's largest party boat manned by experienced captains and crew. The Bogan's have been fishing from Brielle since 1931. They offer a variety of fishing experiences throughout th... Read More

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Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark

 732-793-6488 | Ocean County

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Best Kids Day Trip Idea in 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, inclu... Read More

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ClimbZone

 732-813-8300 | Monmouth County

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Howell, New Jersey

ClimbZone in Howell, NJ offers an exciting climbing experience that can't be found anywhere else. The location has over 68 themed walls for kids of all ages to climb. Adults will enjoy climbing, too! 

Has your child ever dreamed of climbing to the top of the Statue of Liberty? At ClimbZone Howell, their imaginations are free to run wild. Aside... Read More

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Oasis Family Farm

 609-259-7300 | Mercer County

Kids Day Trips in NJ

Robbinsville, New Jersey

Best family-friendly farm in Central NJ

Oasis Family Farm is located in Mercer County, New Jersey. Our farm is geared to families and family-friendly events all season long. Our fun zone, gem mining and fossil adventure are available seven days a week! We are a great adventure for scout troops, schools and families.

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Historic Allaire Village

 732-919-3500 | Monmouth County

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Farmingdale, New Jersey

The Historic Village at Allaire will take you back in time to the 19th century where you can experience what day to day life would've been like in an iron-producing factory town! It captures the essence of early Industrial America in an interactive manner with plenty of hands-on activities. Spend the day exploring history and having fun here in Farmingdale, ... Read More

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Frenchtown NJ

 - | Hunterdon County

Day Trips in NJ

Frenchtown, New Jersey

If you're looking to explore a hidden gem, Frenchtown, NJ may be the place for you! It's a quaint little town in Hunterdon County with restaurants, stores, craft shops, bookshops, and so much more! Take a stroll down Bridge Street, in the center of the downtown area, to window shop and pick and choose where you wanna stop by for a bite or some shopping. Ther... Read More

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Trailside Nature and Science Center

 908-789-3670 | Union County

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Mountainside, New Jersey

Trailside Nature and Science Center will provide you with an all day interactive environmental experience. Observe and learn about wildlife and how to help with preservation of wildlife and the natural world. There a number of different options and programs to take so there is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy! Enjoy nature up close and personal her... Read More

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NJ Astronomical Association Observatory

 908-638-8500 | Hunterdon County

Day Trips in NJ

High Bridge, New Jersey

NJ Astronomical Association Observatory is perfect for those who love a beautiful night sky. Come by for a chance to use a high powered telescope and spot constellations and planets from afar! They also hold a variety of programs and lectures for members as well as non-members. Visit today for an astronomical adventur... Read More

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Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning

 973-882-5464 | Hunterdon County

Day Trips in NJ

Whitehouse Station, New Jersey

Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning lasts three days every summer in July. Enjoy a whole day of live music, entertainment, food and drink, interactive exhibits, and more! Not to mention the hundred balloons that will fill the sky. There are a number of other attraction and activities for everyone in the family. You are also provided the opportunity ... Read More

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Sea Girt Lighthouse

 732-974-0514 | Monmouth County

Free Attractions in NJ

Sea Girt, New Jersey

There are only 11 public original lighthouses in NJ that you can explore and the Sea Girt Lighthouse is one of them! It is filled with artifacts and displays about NJ history. Visit this lighthouse in Monmouth County to learn a bit about Jersey history and enjoy ocean views... Read More

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Fort Hancock Historic District

 732-872-5970 | Monmouth County

Free Attractions in NJ

Highlands, New Jersey

Fort Hancock Historic District is located right by Sandy Hook and holds years of military history! It has many times been a vital site for defense and navigation. Come by to explore the history in the remains of the fort. Sandy Hook is also nearby for a potential second adventure... Read More

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Drumthwacket

 609-683-0057 | Mercer County

Free Attractions in NJ

Princeton, New Jersey

Drumthwacket is a mansion will take you back in Jersey history to show you how past governors lived. Tours are held every Wednesday at 1 p.m. that educate you about the architecture and history of the property. The house also holds a number of antiques that will also be discussed by your guide. You can also wander the gardens following the tour. For no price... Read More

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Twin Lights Historic Site

 732-872-1814 | Monmouth County

Free Attractions in NJ

Highlands, New Jersey

Twin Lights Historic Site hold years of significant history in its infrastructure. Originally intended to navigate ships, it now stands as a free historical site for the public to explore. You can opt for a guided tour or just visit and explore yourself! Take in the unique design and the stories of its history here in Highlands, N... Read More

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Sandy Hook Lighthouse

 732-708-9010 | Monmouth County

Lighthouses in NJ

Highlands, New Jersey

Sandy Hook Lighthouse is the oldest standing lighthouse in New Jersey and a historical attractions that visitors from all over NJ come to see! It has also been designated a National Historic Landmark. This is a must see for travelers passing through or residents of New Jersey. You can explore it yourself or join one of the guided tours... Read More

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The Brewer's Apprentice

 732-863-9411 | Monmouth County

Men's Day Trip Ideas in NJ

Freehold, New Jersey

Visit Brewer's Apprentice for a day of making your very own craft beer! Brew anything you can imagine from one of their over 200 recipes. Whether you want to take a public or private class and whether you are in a large or small group, Brewer's Apprentice will accommodate to you to ensure an enjoyable brewing experience! At the very end, the team will take c... Read More

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Reel Fun Sportfishing

 908-421-4761 | Monmouth County

Men's Day Trip Ideas in NJ

Highlands, New Jersey

Take the fella's on a fishing charter boat for the day! Bring a boom box..Catch fish...Drink some beer...Catch more fish...turn up the boom box...and relax for the day. Put your cell phone on silent and have that special day with the boys that you guys have always dreamed of. Leave the ladies home! Hey you're not doing anything wrong. Actually Reel Fun Sp... Read More

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