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Discover Dozens of Fun Attractions for Kids

Now you can find fun things to do with kids quickly by county and/ or the regions near you easily. New Jersey is home to many fun attractions that are suited to kids of all ages in and around Central NJ. See all of the amazingly fun attractions near you below!

Miss Chris Boats

  609-849-9453 | Cape May County

Cape May, New Jersey

Kid-Friendly Fishing Boats NJ

Miss Chris Boats offers four-hour family-fishing trips off the coast of Cape May, NJ in their charter boat The Lady Chris. She is a 60-foot long, 18-foot wide 1979 fishing charter boat. She is powered by Twin Detroit Diesels and fully loaded with Furuno and Simrad Electronics. The Lady Chris also offers plenty of amenities including sepa... Read More

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Around the Corner Arts Center

  732-508-3092 | Monmouth County

Freehold, New Jersey

Field Trips in NJ

With locations in both Morganville and Freehold, New Jersey, Around the Corner Art Center is a great field trip destination to bring the kids for a fun-filled artistic afternoon. Kids will have a blast as they harness their creativity and create a masterpiece of their very own. Activities for kids include canvas painting, paint-your-own pottery, and multi... Read More

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NJ's Largest and Best Indoor Amusement Park!

iPlay America is by far one of the most unique attractions in all of New Jersey. Designed to look like a boardwalk, the indoor amusement park will make you feel like you're in another world of fun.

iPlay America

  732-577-8200 | Monmouth County

Freehold, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

iPlay America features over 200 games and rides. Whether you want to feel the thrill of a coaster, challenge your friends in laser tag, or play a game of bowling, this indoor amusement park has it all. This amazingly fun indoor theme park is on the top of our list for families seeking fu... Read More

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Springer's Homemade Ice Cream

  609-368-4631 | Cape May County

Stone Harbor, New Jersey

Ice Cream Shops in NJ

Named #2 on the "Top 10 Best Ice Cream" list by Fox News Travel, you can't go wrong when you pick Springer's for your after dinner treat! Established in 1999 Springer's has become a Jersey Shore hot-spot for delicious ice cream, ices, gelatos, sorbets and novelty desserts. They feature over 50 flavors of ice cream and gelatos so there is something for eve... Read More

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Jersey Shore Pirates

  732-899-6100 | Ocean County

Brick, New Jersey

Cruises for Kids in NJ

Unique and Exciting Cruise for Kids in NJ!

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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 Pirate Cruise begins with... Read More

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More crane games than anywhere else!

One of iPlay's claims to fame is their wide assortment of crane games scattered all over the arcade. Win anything from stuffed animals to iPads! 

iPlay America

  732-577-8200 | Monmouth County

Freehold, New Jersey

Arcades in NJ

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From the moment guests step inside iPlay America, they enter a world of safe, family-fun like no other. iPlay America, the indoor city, recreates everything on the Jersey Shore, from the Boardwalk and mid-way style games people loved as kids, to the shoreside games, like Hot Shot Basketball a... Read More

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Everyone's doing Zoom - Stay At Home Virtual Stuffed Animal Party with Friends & Family

Kids Party Workshops

  973-809-7904 | We Come to You

We Come To You, New Jersey

NJ Virtual Activities and Events

The perfect idea for a VIRTUAL birthday party or celebration! Don't let difficult times stop you from celebrating with your friends and family. To throw a VIRTUAL Build A Bear Party: order a set of 16" stuff-n-fluff animal kits, drop off to a friend's doorstep and invite them to your virtual Stuff-n-Fluff Zoom Party! Kids Love It!... Read More

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Kidz Village

  732-826-8577 | Middlesex County

Woodbridge, New Jersey

Kids Play Places in NJ

Kidz Village is an enchanting indoor play center designed for children 10 years and under and adults are always free. Filled with imaginary businesses where children pretend to work and play, a huge multi-level indoor playground, ball-launching castle, arcade and restaurant, there is an activity to match every child’s personality. Children are learning ... Read More

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Somerset County Tourism

  908-218-4300 | Somerset County

Bridgewater, New Jersey

Arboretums in NJ

Smell the Flowers! 
We don’t know about you, but we could really go for a bit of wandering around a secret garden after the year we’ve had! Lucky for our residents and visitors, Somerset County has several unique and often little-known garden experiences to explore for... Read More

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The Delaware River Railroad Excursions

  908-454-4433 | Warren County

Phillipsburg, New Jersey

Train Rides for Kids in NJ

Take a trip along the Delaware River in New Jersey's only operating steam locomotive! Children of all ages will love the beautiful scenery and the uniqueness of every train the Delaware River Railroad Excursion features.

Choose from 7 different train trips, each great for kids of all ages! Choose between the Easter Bunny Train Ride, the Corn Ma... Read More

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A Time To Kiln

  732-450-9525 | Monmouth County

Red Bank, New Jersey

Pottery Studios in NJ

A Time to Kiln provides numerous pottery pieces to paint and bring home to display. Pottery painters are given the chance to choose from a wide variety of bisque-ware items. These items range from plates and bowls, which can be put to daily use once completed, to child-appropriate items such as character items and cookie jars and even seasonal items! Sinc... Read More

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Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge

  856-983-3329 | Burlington County

Medford, New Jersey

Nature Centers NJ

Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge is a 171-acre wildlife refuge, wildlife rehabilitation hospital and nature center dedicated to the preservation of New Jersey's wildlife and habitats through education, conservation and rehabilitation. More than 19,000 students participate annually in the refuge's school and scout programs and hundreds more come down for... Read More

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Pennington Golf Center

  609-737-2244 | Mercer County

Pennington, New Jersey

Mini Golf Courses in NJ

Pennington Golf Center offers an 18-hole championship miniature golf course, plus a driving range, golf instruction and a pro shop. Conveniently located just minutes from Newtown, Washington Crossing, Yardley, New Hope and Langhorne, PA, the miniature golf course is just a short drive for New Jersey and Pennsylvania families. The outdoor mini golf course ... Read More

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iPlay America

  732-577-8200 | Monmouth County

Freehold, New Jersey

Laser Tag Arenas in NJ

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

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An Amusement Park right by the Ocean

What could possibly make an amusement park cooler than it already is? Being right on the beach, of course! Afterwards, consider stopping at the aquarium for to continue your day full of fun.

Jenkinson's Boardwalk

  732-892-0600 | Ocean County

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

Jenkinson's Boardwalk features an amusement park with over 27 rides. Admission is free, of course, as you'll only pay for ride tickets. Also enjoy the excellent food, games, and beaches that come along with the boardwalk! This is the #1 quintessential amusement park down the shore for familie... Read More

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Jubili Beads and Yarns

  856-858-7844 | Camden County

Collingswood, New Jersey

Bead Studios in NJ

South Jersey's best bead centers!

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The first, the biggest, and "The BEST place anywhere to nurture your creative spirit!" Learn how to make your own hand-made jewelry, flame work glass beads, metal smithing, and Precious Metal Clay (PMC) designs in our state-of-the-art studio. Every class and supply you'll need for bead a... Read More

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Thomas Sweet Cafe

  609-683-8720 | Mercer County

Princeton, New Jersey

Ice Cream Shops in NJ

Thomas Sweet's has been around for over 30 years making delicious, homemade ice cream. They were named #7 on the "Best Ice Cream" list by Fox News Travel, and they live up to the title. They use only the freshest ingredients and hand-make small batches of ice cream daily to guarantee freshness and customer satisfaction.

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Realistic and State of the Art Gear for both Recruits (ages 5+) and Tactical (ages 12+) playing together and enjoying the action.  All stats tracked in real time and video game missions experienced in real life.

Bullseye Lasertag

  908-274-1499 | Middlesex County

Edison, New Jersey

Laser Tag Arenas in NJ

The largest indoor lasertag field on the east coast. Groups of all ages can engage on the most exciting version of lasertag around, with gear for young and old players all working togethe... Read More

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Don't fly to Holland, drive to Holland!

Holland Ridge Farms

  609-448-7483 | Monmouth County

Cream Ridge, New Jersey

NJ Virtual Activities and Events

Holland Ridge Farms is a floral escape just an hour's drive from both Philadelphia and New York City. Our u-pick flower seasons are the perfect for individuals, families, educational groups and photographers looking to spend a few hours amongst the flower... Read More

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The Gravity Vault

  732-856-9599 | Monmouth County

Middletown, New Jersey

Indoor Rock Climbing in NJ

This indoor rock climbing gym has more than 14,000 feet of rock climbing possibilities! Whether you want to pick up a new skill or you’re the best rock climber in NJ, The Gravity Vault is where you need to go. They offer private sessions, day passes, pack and troop climbing, group and team building, parties and much more. Their friendly staff full of pr... Read More

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Jenkinson's Boardwalk

  732-899-1212 | Ocean County

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Aquariums in NJ

Located on Jenkinson's famous boardwalk! Jenkinson's Aquarium is located on the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey. 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 ... Read More

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Iconic Amusement Park on Seaside Heights Boardwalk

When you think of New Jersey, you may quickly think of Seaside Heights. Casino Pier is the iconic amusement park right on the boardwalk. A must see for those from both near and far!

Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach Waterpark

  732-793-6488 | Ocean County

Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

Casino Pier amusement park on the Seaside Heights boardwalk is connected to Breakwater Beach, the boardwalk's most famous water park. Trust us when we say that you should check out both of these seaside boardwalk theme park treasures because they have some really awesome ride... Read More

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Thomas Sweet Chocolate

  732-828-3855 | Middlesex County

New Brunswick, New Jersey

Candy Stores in NJ

Over 30 years of chocolate experience!

Thomas Sweet prides themselves on hand-crafting chocolate and candy of the highest quality. They guarantee the freshness of each and every chocolate they make and sell. Every batch of chocolate and fudge is made on location, daily to ensure their freshness and high quality.

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Fire Me Up! Studio

  908-272-2600 | Union County

Cranford, New Jersey

Glass Making Studios in NJ

Fire Me Up! Studio is downtown Cranford, NJ's contemporary ceramics and glass making studio! They offer paint your own pottery, glass fusing and clay hand building classes! It's the ideal place to celebrate a birthday, enjoy a ladies night out or have a date! Come as a group or on your own, whether you are a novice or an expert, this studio is the perfect... Read More

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iPlay America

  732-577-8200 | Ocean County

N/A, New Jersey

Go Kart Tracks in NJ

From the moment guests step inside iPlay America, they enter a world of safe, family-fun like no other. iPlay America, the all indoor destination where the city meets the boardwalk, recreates everything on the Jersey Shore, from the Boardwalk and mid-way style games people loved as kids, to the shoreside games, like Hot Shot Basketball and Skee Ball. The ... Read More

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iPlay America

  732-577-8200 | Monmouth County

Freehold, New Jersey

Kids Play Places in NJ

From the moment guests step inside iPlay America, they enter a world of safe, family-fun like no other. iPlay America, the all indoor destination where the city meets the boardwalk, recreates everything on the Jersey Shore, from the Boardwalk and mid-way style games people loved as kids, to the shoreside games, like Hot Shot Basketball and Skee Ball. The ... Read More

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Roller Magic

  732-727-1122 | Middlesex County

South Amboy, New Jersey

Roller Skating Rinks in NJ

Public Skating, Birthday Parties & Private Events!

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Whether you're looking for an NJ public skating spot or a place to hold your son or daughter's next birthday party, Roller Magic is the place for you! Offering many public skate opportunities, Roller Magic is the perfect place to go for a family day trip or a romantic outing.... Read More

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Jenkinson's Boardwalk

  732-892-0600 | Ocean County

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Mini Golf Courses 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 th... Read More

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The New Jersey Museum of Transportation

  732-938-5524 | Monmouth County

Farmingdale, New Jersey

Train Rides for Kids in NJ

Founded in 1952 the NJ Museum of Transportation serves to protect and maintain the rich history of NJ's railway system. Ride some of New Jersey's oldest and most beautifully restored trains! Children of all ages will love their old-fashioned trains and the beautiful views of central New Jersey. Come out and explore some of the oldest running trains in the... Read More

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Breakwater Beach

  732-793-6488 | Ocean County

Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Water Parks in NJ

Breakwater Beach Waterpark, located in the heart of Seaside Heights, NJ, is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Test your senses with the ALL NEW Aqua drop free fall! A 50 foot speed slide where the floor drops out from under you at the starting platform!!! Or take the twists and turns of a serpentine body slide as you wind your way above the lazy r... Read More

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iPlay America

  732-577-8200 | Monmouth County

Freehold, New Jersey

Field Trips in NJ

From the moment guests step inside iPlay America, they enter a world of safe, family-fun like no other. iPlay America, the all indoor destination where the city meets the boardwalk, recreates everything on the Jersey Shore, from the Boardwalk and mid-way style games people loved as kids, to the shoreside games, like Hot Shot Basketball and Skee Ball. The ... Read More

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Cooking and chess classes offered!

Bright Zebra offers a unique combination of classes. Not only are they art-centered but there are also cooking and chess classes! Chess classes are for one hour every Tuesday starting at 4 p.m. Young Chef classes are also offered on Thursdays and Fridays. 

Bright Zebra Art Studio

  732-970-7550 | Monmouth County

Matawan, New Jersey

Art Studios in NJ

Bright Zebra Art Studio has so many opportunities for you to explore the world of art. Choose from sewing, sculpting, illustration, and more! There is something for all ages to enjoy. Pick up on one of their many classes to try something new and channel that creative energ... Read More

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Millenium Skate World

  856-757-9460 | Camden County

Camden, New Jersey

Roller Skating Rinks in NJ

Fun Events & Skating Parties!
A great day trip idea with family or friends, Millennium Skate World offers many public skating hours for your convenience. During these hours, they also offer special events, including family fun dollar day and pre-teen skating. Everyone can be in on the fun at Millennium, so plan your roller skating tr... Read More

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Jenkinson's Boardwalk

  732-892-0600 | Ocean County

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Toddler Attractions 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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Snyder's Farm

  732-496-0441 | Somerset County

Somerset, New Jersey

Kid-Friendly Farms in NJ

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 season is over they open a Roadside stand to the community for fresh picked produce... Read More

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Hunter Brook Horse Farm

  732-319-0662 | Monmouth County

Howell, New Jersey

Kid-Friendly Farms in NJ

Hunter Brook Horse Farm offers quality English riding instruction from beginners to advanced riders. Their instructors start new riders with a few individual lessons and then bring them, when ready, into groups with other riders in the same skill level. Hunter Brook Horse Farm offers half hour and 1 hour private lessons. They also offer half hour or 45 mi... Read More

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Learn new concepts in coding and problem solving skills with this virtual camp!

Jersey Shore Codemaker Camp

  732-492-7634 | Monmouth County

Wall Township, New Jersey

NJ Virtual Activities and Events

Jersey Shore CodeMaker Camp is a virtual coding camp with tailor-made courses to teach children the basics of coding so they can make their own games and animated projects. Run by NJ certified teachers, children will build problem solving skills as they learn the basics of codin... Read More

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Jersey Shore Pirates

  732-899-6100 | Ocean County

Brick, New Jersey

Kids Play Places in NJ

Bring your kids down to 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 they transform your mini mates into a mighty Pir... Read More

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Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark

  732-793-6488 | Ocean County

Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Mini Golf Courses 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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Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark

  732-793-6488 | We Come to You

We Come To You, New Jersey

Go Kart Tracks in NJ

CASINO PIER AND BREAKWATER BEACH WATERPARK is host to real racing action! Navigate the turns, climb over the bridge and cruise through the tunnel. Cars are available in adult and children sizes and two-seaters for the young race car driver to be!

Perfect Family Fun at the Shore!

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Color Me Mine Hamilton

  609-581-9500 | Mercer County

Hamilton, New Jersey

Pottery Studios in NJ

Color Me Mine in Hamilton provides families and friends with the perfect creative day trip idea in Mercer County. Kids and adults alike will have an awesome time painting pottery and ceramics that allows their inner creativity to shine. Pick out your piece, paint it, and Color Me Mine of Hamilton will glaze it for you! Great for parties and events.

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No appointments necessary!

Whatever project you want to take on, you can come on in on anyday and reveal all your creativity. No appointments are needed and walk-ins are always welcome. Just pick a project and get to painting. fusing, and creating!

A Time to Kiln

  732-450-9525 | Monmouth County

Red Bank, New Jersey

Art Studios in NJ

Walk into A Time to Kiln on any day and pick up a pottery, canvas, or wood painting project. You can also try out a mosaic! This a great place to stop if you feel a burst of creative energy while exploring downtown Red Bank. It's great for all ages and skill levels, no experience require... Read More

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Hot Sand

  732-927-5475 | Monmouth County

Asbury Park, New Jersey

Glass Making Studios in NJ

Hot Sand is the Jersey Shore's first public-access hot glass studio. It is dedicated to promoting art glass through education, demonstration and fun activities for people of all ages. Children 9 years and older can learn how to work with molten glass to craft beautiful pieces of art that can be displayed anywhere in the house. Learn the art of glass blowi... Read More

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Bonkerz Family Fun Center

  609-454-5653 | Mercer County

Princeton, New Jersey

Laser Tag Arenas in NJ

Bonkerz Family Fun Center and Laser Tag is an indoor entertainment center in that offers it all. They feature laser tag where young children, teenagers and even parents can run around, fire lasers at one another and, in the end, have a fun family outing!

Their laser tag arena has both open play hours and private event hours. If you are lookin... Read More

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LittleSPORT

  856-234-6445 | Burlington County

Maple Shade, New Jersey

Kids Play Places in NJ

LittleSPORT is a creative learning and play center, specializing in classes for kids, birthday parties and open play for children ages 6 months to 5 years old! Join them daily for hours of ACTIVE Open Play – visit the website for hours, daily pricing, membership discounts and all LittleSPORT programs.

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OC Adventure Golf and OC Waterpark

  609-399-0483 | Cape May County

Ocean City, New Jersey

Mini Golf Courses in NJ

Key features: Mini Golf, Birthday Parties, Group Events. OC Adventure Golf’s 18 Hole, Award Winning golf course will keep your family entertained! Looking for the perfect destination for birthdays, group and corporate outings, family reunions and more? OC Adventure Golf™ and OC Waterpark™ have a professional party planning team to make your next eve... Read More

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Hardcore Paintball Arena

  732-868-3188 | Somerset County

Bound Brook, New Jersey

Paintball NJ

Hardcore Paintball Ara is New Jersey's largest indoor paintball arena! The game is played using Reball only, which is a rubber paintball that shoots just like a regular paintball. These are cheaper and cleaner than traditional paintballs. Players also recieve unlimited ammo for one set price! Hardcore Paintball Arena offers a college special, which allows... Read More

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Breakwater Beach

  732-793-6488 | Ocean County

Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Field Trips in NJ

VIRTUAL Online Entertainers performing live in the comfort of your own home

*NEW* interactive Virtual Online Magic Shows
Amazing top award-winning Variety Entertainers, Magicians, Wizards, Princesses, Puppet Shows, Kid's Musical Entertainer, and kid-friendly Magic Clowns

N/A, New Jersey

NJ Virtual Activities and Events

For over 35 years, Beauty & the Beast LLC - NJ Party Entertainment offers the best most trusted Variety Entertainer Magicians, Princess party performers, and Puppet Shows. From children's parties to special milestones to corporate events, we have the best completely interactive virtual online shows at a discounted rate for every budget. These multi-talented ... Read More

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The Ocean Institute at Brookdale Community College

  732-224-2900, ext. 1302 | Monmouth County

Sandy Hook, New Jersey

Aquariums in NJ

Learn about Marine Wildlife! The Ocean Institute is part of the Community Development Division of Brookdale Community College. The Institute has served over 10,000 students and teachers each year. There are so many informative and exciting programs and topics. The Ocean Institute provides educational programs focusing on marine science field trips, ocean... Read More

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Miss Chris Boats

 609-849-9453 | Cape May County

Kid-Friendly Fishing Boats NJ

Cape May, New Jersey

Miss Chris Boats offers four-hour family-fishing trips off the coast of Cape May, NJ in their charter boat The Lady Chris. She is a 60-foot long, 18-foot wide 1979 fishing charter boat. She is powered by Twin Detroit Diesels and fully loaded with Furuno and Simrad Electronics. The Lady Chris also offers plenty of amenities including sepa... Read More

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Around the Corner Arts Center

 732-508-3092 | Monmouth County

Field Trips in NJ

Freehold, New Jersey

With locations in both Morganville and Freehold, New Jersey, Around the Corner Art Center is a great field trip destination to bring the kids for a fun-filled artistic afternoon. Kids will have a blast as they harness their creativity and create a masterpiece of their very own. Activities for kids include canvas painting, paint-your-own pottery, and multi... Read More

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NJ's Largest and Best Indoor Amusement Park!

iPlay America is by far one of the most unique attractions in all of New Jersey. Designed to look like a boardwalk, the indoor amusement park will make you feel like you're in another world of fun.

iPlay America

 732-577-8200 | Monmouth County

Amusement Parks in NJ

Freehold, New Jersey

iPlay America features over 200 games and rides. Whether you want to feel the thrill of a coaster, challenge your friends in laser tag, or play a game of bowling, this indoor amusement park has it all. This amazingly fun indoor theme park is on the top of our list for families seeking fu... Read More

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Springer's Homemade Ice Cream

 609-368-4631 | Cape May County

Ice Cream Shops in NJ

Stone Harbor, New Jersey

Named #2 on the "Top 10 Best Ice Cream" list by Fox News Travel, you can't go wrong when you pick Springer's for your after dinner treat! Established in 1999 Springer's has become a Jersey Shore hot-spot for delicious ice cream, ices, gelatos, sorbets and novelty desserts. They feature over 50 flavors of ice cream and gelatos so there is something for eve... Read More

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Jersey Shore Pirates

 732-899-6100 | Ocean County

Cruises for Kids in NJ

Brick, New Jersey

Unique and Exciting Cruise for Kids in NJ!

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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 Pirate Cruise begins with... Read More

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More crane games than anywhere else!

One of iPlay's claims to fame is their wide assortment of crane games scattered all over the arcade. Win anything from stuffed animals to iPads! 

iPlay America

 732-577-8200 | Monmouth County

Arcades in NJ

Freehold, New Jersey

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From the moment guests step inside iPlay America, they enter a world of safe, family-fun like no other. iPlay America, the indoor city, recreates everything on the Jersey Shore, from the Boardwalk and mid-way style games people loved as kids, to the shoreside games, like Hot Shot Basketball a... Read More

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Everyone's doing Zoom - Stay At Home Virtual Stuffed Animal Party with Friends & Family

Kids Party Workshops

 973-809-7904 | We Come to You

NJ Virtual Activities and Events

We Come To You, New Jersey

The perfect idea for a VIRTUAL birthday party or celebration! Don't let difficult times stop you from celebrating with your friends and family. To throw a VIRTUAL Build A Bear Party: order a set of 16" stuff-n-fluff animal kits, drop off to a friend's doorstep and invite them to your virtual Stuff-n-Fluff Zoom Party! Kids Love It!... Read More

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Kidz Village

 732-826-8577 | Middlesex County

Kids Play Places in NJ

Woodbridge, New Jersey

Kidz Village is an enchanting indoor play center designed for children 10 years and under and adults are always free. Filled with imaginary businesses where children pretend to work and play, a huge multi-level indoor playground, ball-launching castle, arcade and restaurant, there is an activity to match every child’s personality. Children are learning ... Read More

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Somerset County Tourism

 908-218-4300 | Somerset County

Arboretums in NJ

Bridgewater, New Jersey

Smell the Flowers! 
We don’t know about you, but we could really go for a bit of wandering around a secret garden after the year we’ve had! Lucky for our residents and visitors, Somerset County has several unique and often little-known garden experiences to explore for... Read More

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The Delaware River Railroad Excursions

 908-454-4433 | Warren County

Train Rides for Kids in NJ

Phillipsburg, New Jersey

Take a trip along the Delaware River in New Jersey's only operating steam locomotive! Children of all ages will love the beautiful scenery and the uniqueness of every train the Delaware River Railroad Excursion features.

Choose from 7 different train trips, each great for kids of all ages! Choose between the Easter Bunny Train Ride, the Corn Ma... Read More

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A Time To Kiln

 732-450-9525 | Monmouth County

Pottery Studios in NJ

Red Bank, New Jersey

A Time to Kiln provides numerous pottery pieces to paint and bring home to display. Pottery painters are given the chance to choose from a wide variety of bisque-ware items. These items range from plates and bowls, which can be put to daily use once completed, to child-appropriate items such as character items and cookie jars and even seasonal items! Sinc... Read More

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Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge

 856-983-3329 | Burlington County

Nature Centers NJ

Medford, New Jersey

Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge is a 171-acre wildlife refuge, wildlife rehabilitation hospital and nature center dedicated to the preservation of New Jersey's wildlife and habitats through education, conservation and rehabilitation. More than 19,000 students participate annually in the refuge's school and scout programs and hundreds more come down for... Read More

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Pennington Golf Center

 609-737-2244 | Mercer County

Mini Golf Courses in NJ

Pennington, New Jersey

Pennington Golf Center offers an 18-hole championship miniature golf course, plus a driving range, golf instruction and a pro shop. Conveniently located just minutes from Newtown, Washington Crossing, Yardley, New Hope and Langhorne, PA, the miniature golf course is just a short drive for New Jersey and Pennsylvania families. The outdoor mini golf course ... Read More

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iPlay America

 732-577-8200 | Monmouth County

Laser Tag Arenas in NJ

Freehold, New Jersey

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

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An Amusement Park right by the Ocean

What could possibly make an amusement park cooler than it already is? Being right on the beach, of course! Afterwards, consider stopping at the aquarium for to continue your day full of fun.

Jenkinson's Boardwalk

 732-892-0600 | Ocean County

Amusement Parks in NJ

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Jenkinson's Boardwalk features an amusement park with over 27 rides. Admission is free, of course, as you'll only pay for ride tickets. Also enjoy the excellent food, games, and beaches that come along with the boardwalk! This is the #1 quintessential amusement park down the shore for familie... Read More

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Jubili Beads and Yarns

 856-858-7844 | Camden County

Bead Studios in NJ

Collingswood, New Jersey

South Jersey's best bead centers!

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The first, the biggest, and "The BEST place anywhere to nurture your creative spirit!" Learn how to make your own hand-made jewelry, flame work glass beads, metal smithing, and Precious Metal Clay (PMC) designs in our state-of-the-art studio. Every class and supply you'll need for bead a... Read More

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Thomas Sweet Cafe

 609-683-8720 | Mercer County

Ice Cream Shops in NJ

Princeton, New Jersey

Thomas Sweet's has been around for over 30 years making delicious, homemade ice cream. They were named #7 on the "Best Ice Cream" list by Fox News Travel, and they live up to the title. They use only the freshest ingredients and hand-make small batches of ice cream daily to guarantee freshness and customer satisfaction.

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Realistic and State of the Art Gear for both Recruits (ages 5+) and Tactical (ages 12+) playing together and enjoying the action.  All stats tracked in real time and video game missions experienced in real life.

Bullseye Lasertag

 908-274-1499 | Middlesex County

Laser Tag Arenas in NJ

Edison, New Jersey

The largest indoor lasertag field on the east coast. Groups of all ages can engage on the most exciting version of lasertag around, with gear for young and old players all working togethe... Read More

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Don't fly to Holland, drive to Holland!

Holland Ridge Farms

 609-448-7483 | Monmouth County

NJ Virtual Activities and Events

Cream Ridge, New Jersey

Holland Ridge Farms is a floral escape just an hour's drive from both Philadelphia and New York City. Our u-pick flower seasons are the perfect for individuals, families, educational groups and photographers looking to spend a few hours amongst the flower... Read More

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The Gravity Vault

 732-856-9599 | Monmouth County

Indoor Rock Climbing in NJ

Middletown, New Jersey

This indoor rock climbing gym has more than 14,000 feet of rock climbing possibilities! Whether you want to pick up a new skill or you’re the best rock climber in NJ, The Gravity Vault is where you need to go. They offer private sessions, day passes, pack and troop climbing, group and team building, parties and much more. Their friendly staff full of pr... Read More

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Jenkinson's Boardwalk

  732-899-1212 | Ocean County

Aquariums in NJ

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Located on Jenkinson's famous boardwalk! Jenkinson's Aquarium is located on the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey. 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 ... Read More

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Iconic Amusement Park on Seaside Heights Boardwalk

When you think of New Jersey, you may quickly think of Seaside Heights. Casino Pier is the iconic amusement park right on the boardwalk. A must see for those from both near and far!

Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach Waterpark

 732-793-6488 | Ocean County

Amusement Parks in NJ

Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Casino Pier amusement park on the Seaside Heights boardwalk is connected to Breakwater Beach, the boardwalk's most famous water park. Trust us when we say that you should check out both of these seaside boardwalk theme park treasures because they have some really awesome ride... Read More

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Thomas Sweet Chocolate

 732-828-3855 | Middlesex County

Candy Stores in NJ

New Brunswick, New Jersey

Over 30 years of chocolate experience!

Thomas Sweet prides themselves on hand-crafting chocolate and candy of the highest quality. They guarantee the freshness of each and every chocolate they make and sell. Every batch of chocolate and fudge is made on location, daily to ensure their freshness and high quality.

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Fire Me Up! Studio

 908-272-2600 | Union County

Glass Making Studios in NJ

Cranford, New Jersey

Fire Me Up! Studio is downtown Cranford, NJ's contemporary ceramics and glass making studio! They offer paint your own pottery, glass fusing and clay hand building classes! It's the ideal place to celebrate a birthday, enjoy a ladies night out or have a date! Come as a group or on your own, whether you are a novice or an expert, this studio is the perfect... Read More

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iPlay America

 732-577-8200 | Ocean County

Go Kart Tracks in NJ

N/A, New Jersey

From the moment guests step inside iPlay America, they enter a world of safe, family-fun like no other. iPlay America, the all indoor destination where the city meets the boardwalk, recreates everything on the Jersey Shore, from the Boardwalk and mid-way style games people loved as kids, to the shoreside games, like Hot Shot Basketball and Skee Ball. The ... Read More

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iPlay America

 732-577-8200 | Monmouth County

Kids Play Places in NJ

Freehold, New Jersey

From the moment guests step inside iPlay America, they enter a world of safe, family-fun like no other. iPlay America, the all indoor destination where the city meets the boardwalk, recreates everything on the Jersey Shore, from the Boardwalk and mid-way style games people loved as kids, to the shoreside games, like Hot Shot Basketball and Skee Ball. The ... Read More

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Roller Magic

 732-727-1122 | Middlesex County

Roller Skating Rinks in NJ

South Amboy, New Jersey

Public Skating, Birthday Parties & Private Events!

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Jenkinson's Boardwalk

 732-892-0600 | Ocean County

Mini Golf Courses 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 what you are craving along th... Read More

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The New Jersey Museum of Transportation

 732-938-5524 | Monmouth County

Train Rides for Kids in NJ

Farmingdale, New Jersey

Founded in 1952 the NJ Museum of Transportation serves to protect and maintain the rich history of NJ's railway system. Ride some of New Jersey's oldest and most beautifully restored trains! Children of all ages will love their old-fashioned trains and the beautiful views of central New Jersey. Come out and explore some of the oldest running trains in the... Read More

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Breakwater Beach

 732-793-6488 | Ocean County

Water Parks in NJ

Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Breakwater Beach Waterpark, located in the heart of Seaside Heights, NJ, is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Test your senses with the ALL NEW Aqua drop free fall! A 50 foot speed slide where the floor drops out from under you at the starting platform!!! Or take the twists and turns of a serpentine body slide as you wind your way above the lazy r... Read More

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iPlay America

 732-577-8200 | Monmouth County

Field Trips in NJ

Freehold, New Jersey

From the moment guests step inside iPlay America, they enter a world of safe, family-fun like no other. iPlay America, the all indoor destination where the city meets the boardwalk, recreates everything on the Jersey Shore, from the Boardwalk and mid-way style games people loved as kids, to the shoreside games, like Hot Shot Basketball and Skee Ball. The ... Read More

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Cooking and chess classes offered!

Bright Zebra offers a unique combination of classes. Not only are they art-centered but there are also cooking and chess classes! Chess classes are for one hour every Tuesday starting at 4 p.m. Young Chef classes are also offered on Thursdays and Fridays. 

Bright Zebra Art Studio

 732-970-7550 | Monmouth County

Art Studios in NJ

Matawan, New Jersey

Bright Zebra Art Studio has so many opportunities for you to explore the world of art. Choose from sewing, sculpting, illustration, and more! There is something for all ages to enjoy. Pick up on one of their many classes to try something new and channel that creative energ... Read More

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Millenium Skate World

 856-757-9460 | Camden County

Roller Skating Rinks in NJ

Camden, New Jersey

Fun Events & Skating Parties!
A great day trip idea with family or friends, Millennium Skate World offers many public skating hours for your convenience. During these hours, they also offer special events, including family fun dollar day and pre-teen skating. Everyone can be in on the fun at Millennium, so plan your roller skating tr... Read More

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Jenkinson's Boardwalk

 732-892-0600 | Ocean County

Toddler 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 what you are craving along the ... Read More

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Snyder's Farm

 732-496-0441 | Somerset County

Kid-Friendly Farms in NJ

Somerset, New Jersey

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 season is over they open a Roadside stand to the community for fresh picked produce... Read More

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Hunter Brook Horse Farm

 732-319-0662 | Monmouth County

Kid-Friendly Farms in NJ

Howell, New Jersey

Hunter Brook Horse Farm offers quality English riding instruction from beginners to advanced riders. Their instructors start new riders with a few individual lessons and then bring them, when ready, into groups with other riders in the same skill level. Hunter Brook Horse Farm offers half hour and 1 hour private lessons. They also offer half hour or 45 mi... Read More

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Learn new concepts in coding and problem solving skills with this virtual camp!

Jersey Shore Codemaker Camp

 732-492-7634 | Monmouth County

NJ Virtual Activities and Events

Wall Township, New Jersey

Jersey Shore CodeMaker Camp is a virtual coding camp with tailor-made courses to teach children the basics of coding so they can make their own games and animated projects. Run by NJ certified teachers, children will build problem solving skills as they learn the basics of codin... Read More

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Jersey Shore Pirates

 732-899-6100 | Ocean County

Kids Play Places in NJ

Brick, New Jersey

Bring your kids down to 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 they transform your mini mates into a mighty Pir... Read More

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Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark

 732-793-6488 | Ocean County

Mini Golf Courses 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 brand new Hydrus Roller Coaster and Ferris Wheel... Read More

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Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark

 732-793-6488 | We Come to You

Go Kart Tracks in NJ

We Come To You, New Jersey

CASINO PIER AND BREAKWATER BEACH WATERPARK is host to real racing action! Navigate the turns, climb over the bridge and cruise through the tunnel. Cars are available in adult and children sizes and two-seaters for the young race car driver to be!

Perfect Family Fun at the Shore!

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Color Me Mine Hamilton

 609-581-9500 | Mercer County

Pottery Studios in NJ

Hamilton, New Jersey

Color Me Mine in Hamilton provides families and friends with the perfect creative day trip idea in Mercer County. Kids and adults alike will have an awesome time painting pottery and ceramics that allows their inner creativity to shine. Pick out your piece, paint it, and Color Me Mine of Hamilton will glaze it for you! Great for parties and events.

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No appointments necessary!

Whatever project you want to take on, you can come on in on anyday and reveal all your creativity. No appointments are needed and walk-ins are always welcome. Just pick a project and get to painting. fusing, and creating!

A Time to Kiln

 732-450-9525 | Monmouth County

Art Studios in NJ

Red Bank, New Jersey

Walk into A Time to Kiln on any day and pick up a pottery, canvas, or wood painting project. You can also try out a mosaic! This a great place to stop if you feel a burst of creative energy while exploring downtown Red Bank. It's great for all ages and skill levels, no experience require... Read More

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Hot Sand

 732-927-5475 | Monmouth County

Glass Making Studios in NJ

Asbury Park, New Jersey

Hot Sand is the Jersey Shore's first public-access hot glass studio. It is dedicated to promoting art glass through education, demonstration and fun activities for people of all ages. Children 9 years and older can learn how to work with molten glass to craft beautiful pieces of art that can be displayed anywhere in the house. Learn the art of glass blowi... Read More

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Bonkerz Family Fun Center

 609-454-5653 | Mercer County

Laser Tag Arenas in NJ

Princeton, New Jersey

Bonkerz Family Fun Center and Laser Tag is an indoor entertainment center in that offers it all. They feature laser tag where young children, teenagers and even parents can run around, fire lasers at one another and, in the end, have a fun family outing!

Their laser tag arena has both open play hours and private event hours. If you are lookin... Read More

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LittleSPORT

 856-234-6445 | Burlington County

Kids Play Places in NJ

Maple Shade, New Jersey

LittleSPORT is a creative learning and play center, specializing in classes for kids, birthday parties and open play for children ages 6 months to 5 years old! Join them daily for hours of ACTIVE Open Play – visit the website for hours, daily pricing, membership discounts and all LittleSPORT programs.

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OC Adventure Golf and OC Waterpark

 609-399-0483 | Cape May County

Mini Golf Courses in NJ

Ocean City, New Jersey

Key features: Mini Golf, Birthday Parties, Group Events. OC Adventure Golf’s 18 Hole, Award Winning golf course will keep your family entertained! Looking for the perfect destination for birthdays, group and corporate outings, family reunions and more? OC Adventure Golf™ and OC Waterpark™ have a professional party planning team to make your next eve... Read More

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Hardcore Paintball Arena

 732-868-3188 | Somerset County

Paintball NJ

Bound Brook, New Jersey

Hardcore Paintball Ara is New Jersey's largest indoor paintball arena! The game is played using Reball only, which is a rubber paintball that shoots just like a regular paintball. These are cheaper and cleaner than traditional paintballs. Players also recieve unlimited ammo for one set price! Hardcore Paintball Arena offers a college special, which allows... Read More

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Breakwater Beach

 732-793-6488 | Ocean County

Field Trips in NJ

Seaside Heights, New Jersey

VIRTUAL Online Entertainers performing live in the comfort of your own home

*NEW* interactive Virtual Online Magic Shows
Amazing top award-winning Variety Entertainers, Magicians, Wizards, Princesses, Puppet Shows, Kid's Musical Entertainer, and kid-friendly Magic Clowns

NJ Virtual Activities and Events

N/A, New Jersey

For over 35 years, Beauty & the Beast LLC - NJ Party Entertainment offers the best most trusted Variety Entertainer Magicians, Princess party performers, and Puppet Shows. From children's parties to special milestones to corporate events, we have the best completely interactive virtual online shows at a discounted rate for every budget. These multi-talented ... Read More

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The Ocean Institute at Brookdale Community College

 732-224-2900, ext. 1302 | Monmouth County

Aquariums in NJ

Sandy Hook, New Jersey

Learn about Marine Wildlife! The Ocean Institute is part of the Community Development Division of Brookdale Community College. The Institute has served over 10,000 students and teachers each year. There are so many informative and exciting programs and topics. The Ocean Institute provides educational programs focusing on marine science field trips, ocean... Read More

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