All Attractions in NJ in Essex County


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From lesser known attractions to ones that are regular points of interests for visitors and residents alike, Essex County, NJ is crowded with attractions. Take the family out for a treat or spend time with some of your closest friends. You can explore the outdoors or stick to inside fun. Options are limitless for any preferences or interests.

Featuring a sports massage focusing on a problem area!

If you have a frozen shoulder or pulled hamstring, or another sports-related injury, opt for their sports massage. It is a Swedish massage that stimulates circulation of blood and lymph fluids while focusing on the sore area. 

The Pampered Spirit

  732-299-8793 | We Come to You

Coolest Attractions in NJ

The Pampered Spirit creates a unique spa experience in the comfort and privacy of your home, office, hotel or corporate venue. The at-home spa experience not only reduces physical stress but eliminates the environmental stress of having to drive home afterwards.\nThe Pampered Spirit strive to achieve total relaxation... Read More

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First time customers get a 20% discount on their batch! Click to get 20% OFF New Customer Coupon

When you come to Your Own Winery for the first time, you can make a full batch of 28 bottles or a half batch of 14 bottles. Either way, you get a 20% discount! Feel free to split the batch with friends, as well.

Your Own Winery

  862-200-5808 | Morris County

Top Attractions in NJ

Your Own Winery has moved to Butler, NJ\nPersonal Wine Making\nYour Own Winery is a NJ state licensed wine-making school where you can select and make your own with their hands-on instruction. Their 2,500 square foot space is open to men and women of all ages who love wine and the wine lifestyle. Conveniently... Read More

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Featuring stylist education at Bangz Academy!

Bangz gives novice stylists a chance to enhance their skills and build on their experience. Bangz Academy Apprentices in their education program work with the Design Team to complete an extensive in-house and off-site training program. They will come out of the program as a confident, creative, and well qualified stylist.

Bangz Salon and Wellness Spa

  973-746-8426 | Essex County

Top Attractions in NJ

It is with humble enthusiasm that Bangz Salon unveils their life-long dream to you. They hope that you will see, touch, and feel the depth of their passion as you enjoy a service or tour of the new Bangz Salon and Wellness Spa. Originally erected in 1889, the 23 South Fullerton Avenue building has been renovated as a historic... Read More

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Elaborate Set Designs and Games with Bane Escape Room!

Bane Escape is one of the most interactive escape rooms in NJ. From trapdoors, secret passageways, and fun puzzles, you can see if you have what it takes to survive Bane Escape.

Bane Escape

  973-533-0951 | Essex County

Top Attractions in NJ

From the masterminds behind Bane Haunted House, the state’s Premier Haunted Attraction, comes Bane Escape, New Jersey's Largest and Most Interactive escape room! Step into an old back alley where you will embark in several underground missions with plenty of secret passageways, trap doors and elaborate puzzles! From... Read More

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Featuring the Yard School of Art!

In the Montclair Art Museum, you will find the Yard School of Art that offers programs for kids, adults, and teens all year long. This includes an 8-week summer program that was voted #1 in JerseyArts.com for Favorite Visual Arts Camp.

Montclair Art Museum

  973-746-5555 | Essex County

Top Attractions in NJ

Situated amid a beautiful, tree-lined residential area of Montclair, the Montclair Art Museum (MAM) is esteemed for its holdings of American and Native American art. The Museum’s education programs bring artists, performers, and scholars to the Museum for fun and diverse programs on a regular basis and MAM’s Yard School... Read More

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Annual Summer Food Drive!

Every year, Shore Flicks hosts an Annual Summer Food Drive so you can bring canned good and then stick around for the movie. Do good and have fun!

Shore Flicks

  732-241-6038 | We Come to You

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Watch movies at the beach! Watch your favorite movies on a large 16-foot screen at the beach! Shore Flicks is a unique shore attraction at some of New Jersey’s best beaches. Locations include Asbury Park, Long Beach Island, Sea Bright and many more. Catch classic family favorites like Back to... Read More

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RTSP is New Jersey's only 5 Star Gun Range! With two convenient locations, over 60 shooting ports, and a coffee shop serving Black Rifle Coffee, they are the ultimate shooting destination for beginners and experienced shooters alike. 

RTSP Shooting Range

  973-434-7600 | Union County

Top Attractions in NJ

Only 5 Star Gun Range in the state!\nRTSP is the premier indoor shooting range, firearms retailer, and training facility in the New Jersey and New York area. With two 5 Star locations in Union and Morris county, they are home to over 60 shooting ports, hundreds of gun rentals, elite firearms training, and... Read More

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New York Style Mambo On2 dancing!

Learn to dance Salsa On2 with MDN Latin Dance Studio. This is a style that is more rhythmically oriented than traditional On1. After the end of the class, you two will feel confident showing off all your new moves on any dancefloor!

MDN Latin Dance Studio

  973-528-2243 | Essex County

Top Attractions in NJ

MDN Latin Dance Studio is the best place to learn Salsa dancing in Essex County NJ! Their professionally trained instructors cater to all levels, from beginner to advanced they have classes to fit your ability. The instructors work with you one-on-one during your scheduled class so you never feel lost, they are also available for... Read More

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Imagine That!!! Children's Museum

  973-966-8000 | Morris County

Top Attractions in NJ

Newly renovated Play Space! Perfect for your toddler! \nWhat has a fire truck, pirate ship, arts & crafts room and a new floor plan, with a healthy dose of BRAND NEW, updated high-tech and sensory exhibits for your little one? It's Imagine That's newly renovated children's museum in Florham... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Now Featuring 5 Diversely Themed Escape Rooms!

Amazing Escape Room takes reality gaming to a whole new level!

Amazing Escape Room

  732-564-7035 | We Come to You

Top Attractions in NJ

Challenge your mind and ability to collaborate with others in an interactive, team-building environment where good times and good memories are had by all. Come escape with us!You and your team have 60 minutes to escape the room. Groups of up to 10-12 will work together to solve problems, uncover clues, and crack codes... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Twilight Tours of the gardens!

Greenwood Gardens regularly host tours of the grounds at twilight. It's a magical and beautiful setting where you can enjoy a guided walk and wine and cheese on the East Terrace. Snacks start at 6 p.m. and the walk begins at 6:45 p.m. until 7:30.

Greenwood Gardens

  973-258-4026 | Essex County

Top Attractions in NJ

Explore this 28-acre garden gem where you will find a formal Italianate garden and delightful examples of Arts & Crafts era ornaments and architecture nestled among long allées of majestic trees, wildflower meadows, ponds, cultivated woodlands--all surrounded by 2,100 acres of preserved... Read More

Visit Website View Details

NJ's largest and most immersive escape rooms!

If you're looking to test your cooperation skills with your partner, Bane Escape is a perfect place to do it. These escape rooms are located in a fully immersive horror entertainment facility. 

Bane Haunted House

  973-367-7677 | Essex County

Top Attractions in NJ

Looking for the scare of your life? Do you want to have an adrenaline rush unlike any other? Then come and test your boundaries of fear at BANE, Essex County NJ's scariest and most interactive haunted attraction. BANE is located in the old Katherine Gibbs College on Route 10 West in Livingston, NJ. BANE is located on 40,000 square... Read More

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Looking for something unique and exciting? Come learn how to blow glass!

The Morris County School of Glass

  973-734-0900 | Morris County

Top Attractions in NJ

If you are looking for something totally unique and exciting to do, then the Morris County School of Glass is the place for you!\nWe are a public-access glassblowing studio dedicated to introducing the art of glassblowing to the local community.  Whether you are 8 or 80, you will have an amazing experience at Morris... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Now including edible fruit pizza!

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

Chef Carl\u2019s Make a Pizza Party

  888-794-8540 | We Come to You

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

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

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A variety of specials throughout the week!

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

New Jersey Rock Gym

  973-439-9860 | Essex County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

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

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After School Clubs for kids!

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

Cora Hartshorn Arboretum

  973-376-3587 | Essex County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

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

Visit Website View Details

Now with a new Sea Turtle Recovery Center!

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

Turtle Back Zoo

  973-731-5801 | Essex County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

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

Visit Website View Details

Youth classes grounded in STEAM!

STEAM (STEM + Arts) is a holistic educational approach. Glass Roots has core programs for teens and young adults that are offered through workshops, camps, and more. They will handle molten glass and pick up on techniques and common practices. 

Glass Roots

  973-353-9555 | Essex County

Coolest Attractions in NJ

Glass Roots opened in 2001 under the belief that art can elevate and transform a community. The owners seek to bring creativity to the forefront by offering fun, cool glass making classes. As a means of encouraging their students, Glass Roots employs the fun curriculum-based disciplines of STEAM (Science, Technology, Arts,... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Featuring a sports massage focusing on a problem area!

If you have a frozen shoulder or pulled hamstring, or another sports-related injury, opt for their sports massage. It is a Swedish massage that stimulates circulation of blood and lymph fluids while focusing on the sore area. 

The Pampered Spirit

 732-299-8793 | We Come to You

Coolest Attractions in NJ

We Come To You, New Jersey

The Pampered Spirit creates a unique spa experience in the comfort and privacy of your home, office, hotel or corporate venue. The at-home spa experience not only reduces physical stress but eliminates the environmental stress of having to drive home afterwards.\nThe Pampered Spirit strive to achieve total relaxation... Read More

View Details

First time customers get a 20% discount on their batch! Click to get 20% OFF New Customer Coupon

When you come to Your Own Winery for the first time, you can make a full batch of 28 bottles or a half batch of 14 bottles. Either way, you get a 20% discount! Feel free to split the batch with friends, as well.

Your Own Winery

 862-200-5808 | Morris County

Top Attractions in NJ

Butler, New Jersey

Your Own Winery has moved to Butler, NJ\nPersonal Wine Making\nYour Own Winery is a NJ state licensed wine-making school where you can select and make your own with their hands-on instruction. Their 2,500 square foot space is open to men and women of all ages who love wine and the wine lifestyle. Conveniently... Read More

View Details

Featuring stylist education at Bangz Academy!

Bangz gives novice stylists a chance to enhance their skills and build on their experience. Bangz Academy Apprentices in their education program work with the Design Team to complete an extensive in-house and off-site training program. They will come out of the program as a confident, creative, and well qualified stylist.

Bangz Salon and Wellness Spa

 973-746-8426 | Essex County

Top Attractions in NJ

Montclair, New Jersey

It is with humble enthusiasm that Bangz Salon unveils their life-long dream to you. They hope that you will see, touch, and feel the depth of their passion as you enjoy a service or tour of the new Bangz Salon and Wellness Spa. Originally erected in 1889, the 23 South Fullerton Avenue building has been renovated as a historic... Read More

View Details

Elaborate Set Designs and Games with Bane Escape Room!

Bane Escape is one of the most interactive escape rooms in NJ. From trapdoors, secret passageways, and fun puzzles, you can see if you have what it takes to survive Bane Escape.

Bane Escape

 973-533-0951 | Essex County

Top Attractions in NJ

Livingston, New Jersey

From the masterminds behind Bane Haunted House, the state’s Premier Haunted Attraction, comes Bane Escape, New Jersey's Largest and Most Interactive escape room! Step into an old back alley where you will embark in several underground missions with plenty of secret passageways, trap doors and elaborate puzzles! From... Read More

View Details

Featuring the Yard School of Art!

In the Montclair Art Museum, you will find the Yard School of Art that offers programs for kids, adults, and teens all year long. This includes an 8-week summer program that was voted #1 in JerseyArts.com for Favorite Visual Arts Camp.

Montclair Art Museum

 973-746-5555 | Essex County

Top Attractions in NJ

Montclair, New Jersey

Situated amid a beautiful, tree-lined residential area of Montclair, the Montclair Art Museum (MAM) is esteemed for its holdings of American and Native American art. The Museum’s education programs bring artists, performers, and scholars to the Museum for fun and diverse programs on a regular basis and MAM’s Yard School... Read More

View Details

Annual Summer Food Drive!

Every year, Shore Flicks hosts an Annual Summer Food Drive so you can bring canned good and then stick around for the movie. Do good and have fun!

Shore Flicks

 732-241-6038 | We Come to You

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

We Come To You, New Jersey

Watch movies at the beach! Watch your favorite movies on a large 16-foot screen at the beach! Shore Flicks is a unique shore attraction at some of New Jersey’s best beaches. Locations include Asbury Park, Long Beach Island, Sea Bright and many more. Catch classic family favorites like Back to... Read More

View Details

RTSP is New Jersey's only 5 Star Gun Range! With two convenient locations, over 60 shooting ports, and a coffee shop serving Black Rifle Coffee, they are the ultimate shooting destination for beginners and experienced shooters alike. 

RTSP Shooting Range

 973-434-7600 | Union County

Top Attractions in NJ

Union, New Jersey

Only 5 Star Gun Range in the state!\nRTSP is the premier indoor shooting range, firearms retailer, and training facility in the New Jersey and New York area. With two 5 Star locations in Union and Morris county, they are home to over 60 shooting ports, hundreds of gun rentals, elite firearms training, and... Read More

View Details

New York Style Mambo On2 dancing!

Learn to dance Salsa On2 with MDN Latin Dance Studio. This is a style that is more rhythmically oriented than traditional On1. After the end of the class, you two will feel confident showing off all your new moves on any dancefloor!

MDN Latin Dance Studio

 973-528-2243 | Essex County

Top Attractions in NJ

Belleville, New Jersey

MDN Latin Dance Studio is the best place to learn Salsa dancing in Essex County NJ! Their professionally trained instructors cater to all levels, from beginner to advanced they have classes to fit your ability. The instructors work with you one-on-one during your scheduled class so you never feel lost, they are also available for... Read More

View Details

Imagine That!!! Children's Museum

 973-966-8000 | Morris County

Top Attractions in NJ

Florham Park, New Jersey

Newly renovated Play Space! Perfect for your toddler! \nWhat has a fire truck, pirate ship, arts & crafts room and a new floor plan, with a healthy dose of BRAND NEW, updated high-tech and sensory exhibits for your little one? It's Imagine That's newly renovated children's museum in Florham... Read More

View Details

Now Featuring 5 Diversely Themed Escape Rooms!

Amazing Escape Room takes reality gaming to a whole new level!

Amazing Escape Room

 732-564-7035 | We Come to You

Top Attractions in NJ

We Come To You, New Jersey

Challenge your mind and ability to collaborate with others in an interactive, team-building environment where good times and good memories are had by all. Come escape with us!You and your team have 60 minutes to escape the room. Groups of up to 10-12 will work together to solve problems, uncover clues, and crack codes... Read More

View Details

Twilight Tours of the gardens!

Greenwood Gardens regularly host tours of the grounds at twilight. It's a magical and beautiful setting where you can enjoy a guided walk and wine and cheese on the East Terrace. Snacks start at 6 p.m. and the walk begins at 6:45 p.m. until 7:30.

Greenwood Gardens

 973-258-4026 | Essex County

Top Attractions in NJ

Short Hills, New Jersey

Explore this 28-acre garden gem where you will find a formal Italianate garden and delightful examples of Arts & Crafts era ornaments and architecture nestled among long allées of majestic trees, wildflower meadows, ponds, cultivated woodlands--all surrounded by 2,100 acres of preserved... Read More

View Details

NJ's largest and most immersive escape rooms!

If you're looking to test your cooperation skills with your partner, Bane Escape is a perfect place to do it. These escape rooms are located in a fully immersive horror entertainment facility. 

Bane Haunted House

 973-367-7677 | Essex County

Top Attractions in NJ

Livingston, New Jersey

Looking for the scare of your life? Do you want to have an adrenaline rush unlike any other? Then come and test your boundaries of fear at BANE, Essex County NJ's scariest and most interactive haunted attraction. BANE is located in the old Katherine Gibbs College on Route 10 West in Livingston, NJ. BANE is located on 40,000 square... Read More

View Details

Looking for something unique and exciting? Come learn how to blow glass!

The Morris County School of Glass

 973-734-0900 | Morris County

Top Attractions in NJ

Morristown, New Jersey

If you are looking for something totally unique and exciting to do, then the Morris County School of Glass is the place for you!\nWe are a public-access glassblowing studio dedicated to introducing the art of glassblowing to the local community.  Whether you are 8 or 80, you will have an amazing experience at Morris... Read More

View Details

Now including edible fruit pizza!

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

Chef Carl\u2019s Make a Pizza Party

 888-794-8540 | We Come to You

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

We Come To You, New Jersey

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

View Details

A variety of specials throughout the week!

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

New Jersey Rock Gym

 973-439-9860 | Essex County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Fairfield, New Jersey

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

View Details

After School Clubs for kids!

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

Cora Hartshorn Arboretum

 973-376-3587 | Essex County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Short Hills, New Jersey

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

View Details

Now with a new Sea Turtle Recovery Center!

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

Turtle Back Zoo

 973-731-5801 | Essex County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

West Orange, New Jersey

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

View Details

Youth classes grounded in STEAM!

STEAM (STEM + Arts) is a holistic educational approach. Glass Roots has core programs for teens and young adults that are offered through workshops, camps, and more. They will handle molten glass and pick up on techniques and common practices. 

Glass Roots

 973-353-9555 | Essex County

Coolest Attractions in NJ

Newark, New Jersey

Glass Roots opened in 2001 under the belief that art can elevate and transform a community. The owners seek to bring creativity to the forefront by offering fun, cool glass making classes. As a means of encouraging their students, Glass Roots employs the fun curriculum-based disciplines of STEAM (Science, Technology, Arts,... Read More

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Unique Yet Secretive

Visit some attractions off the beaten path for a change of scenery and an experience to talk about. You'll get to surround yourself with inimitable and authentic NJ environment, and you'll even have the chance to learn a little something!

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