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The Best Attractions for Tweens in NJ

Do you have kids who are a bit too old for kiddie attractions, but still too young to venture out into the world of teenage fun? Take them to these fun and age-appropriate tween attractions!

Southwest NJ
Sahara Sam's Oasis 
535 North Route 73, West Berlin, NJ 08091

Sahara Sams Oasis best NJ attraction for tweens Water park perfect for any age!
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 system providing a weather proof experience. Most recently the water park opened a 2-acre outdoor expansion replicating the thrills of ocean side entertainment – The Beach Club in addition to a new dining court facility and private birthday party rooms. Attractions aside, Sahara Sam’s is recognized for exceptional service in a clean, safe, and fun atmosphere. Additionally, Sahara Sam’s is the principal financial backer for SAMBULANCE Safety Squad a 501(c)3 nonprofit education program. It’s Always 84 and Sunny at Sahara Sam’s!

Indoor water park open year round!

Central NJ
Blackbeard's Cave
136 Atlantic City Blvd., Bayville, NJ 08721

Blackbeard's Cave attractions for tweens in Central NJ Fun for all ages!
The goal at Blackbeard's Cave is to put a smile on your face, whether you are 1 or 101. This is accomplished with games that are both fun and challenging, a 20-hole miniature golf course, a go-kart track complete with bridges and tunnels and exciting bumper boats. Blackbeard's Cave also has batting cages where you can start with slow pitch and move up to 92mph, as well as the Battle Tank Tags, where players can ride as gunners or drivers in their special battlefield. There are plenty of fun things to do for children of all ages at Blackbeard's Cave. Blackbeard's Cave is also known for hosting fun-filled, affordable birthday parties with different packages to choose from. Blackbeard's Cave is a great place to for school trips, summer camps, corporate outings and other group events. Please check out their website for more information or "Like" them on Facebook.

Where the fun never stops!

Southern NJ
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ 08103

Adventure Aquarium NJ best tween attractions State of the art aquarium
Young marine life lovers will have a blast at this state-of-the-art aquarium attraction. See sharks, sting rays, tropical fish, seals, hippos and more marine creatures from all over the world at Adventure Aquarium. The exhibits will allow you to learn all about sea creatures by world region. It is perfect for tweens because they can learn and explore on their own while in a controlled and well-designed educational environment. Get up close and personal with fascinating sea life!

Sharks, hippos, fish and more!

Central NJ
76 Carter Drive, Edison, NJ 08817

Rebounderz New Jersey best tween attractions Great place for energetic tweens
Tweens sure do have a lot of energy. Finding ways to let them let out all that energy in a safe environment isn't always easy, but Rebounderz is the perfect place! Kids will love jumping around on giant trampolines, playing basketball and diving into the foam pits. The area is always supervised by professional staff, so you can rest assured knowing your kids are in safe hands. Rebounderz is a step up from the play places your children used to love when they were younger!

Giant trampolines and foam pits

Central NJ
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road, Freehold, NJ 07728

iPlay America best tween attractions in NJ Rides, laser tag, mini-golf and more!
What tween doesn’t love laser tag, arcade games and rides? iPlay America in Freehold, NJ, has everything to keep your ’tweens entertained for hours. They'll have tons of fun playing mini-golf, competing in Cosmic Battle: the Extreme Laser Experience — our 6,500 square foot, two level laser tag arena, and riding our Kite Flyer and Skyscraper. They can drive Go Karts around the iPA Speedway and then head to our Boardwalk Arcade where they’ll find over 200 of the best video and skills games and attractions in New Jersey. iPlay America also features Game Time Bar and Grill, Sonny’s Boardwalk Grill, Mixx Frozen Yogurt, Boardwalk Bites, and Broadway Sweets, complete with tons of current and retro candy. Every Friday from 8 p.m. - midnight, iPlay America offers iPlay After Dark – a night of FUN for all ages! Dance to today’s hits with a live DJ, enjoy the spectacular lightshow, and have a chance to win awesome prizes. You also get UNLIMITED Rides, Go Karts and Laser Tag and a $10 Game Card – all for only $24.95! From birthday parties to a spontaneous night out, iPlay America is Central Jersey’s best place to go out and get inside the fun.

Great entertainment center for ’tweens!

Southern NJ
CoCo Key Water Resort
915 Route 73, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

CoCo Key Water Resort NJ best tween attractions Fun indoor water park
CoCo Key Water Resort has over 55,000 square feet of fun water attractions. The entire park is indoors, making it the perfect place to visit all year round. There are water rides, an arcade and dining options all conveniently located in one indoor resort. Kids will love the slides, obstacle courses, lazy river and play areas. There are five water slide attractions, and one of them is even perfect for younger children in the family. If you have tweens, CoCo Key Water Resort is a great place to bring them!

Open all year!

Northern NJ
Medieval Times
149 Polito Ave., Lyndhurst, NJ 07071

Medieval Times best tween attractions NJ Travel back in time!
Enjoy dinner and an exciting show with the whole family at Medieval Times! Tweens will love the exciting jousting battles as four noble knights fight for honor. Transport back into the medieval ages at this all-inclusive, one-of-a-kind experience. While you’re cheering for your favorite knight, enjoy a feast fit for a royalty- you are, after all, honorable guests of the king and queen! Fair maidens will serve you delicious soup, chicken, spare ribs, herb potatoes and the special castle pastry. Medieval Times is one of the best tween attractions in NJ because it fun and unique!

Dinner and a show included in admission

Northern NJ
The Buehler Challenger and Science Center
400 Paramus Rd., Paramus, NJ 07652

The Buehler Challenger and Science Center best tween attractions in NJ Great field trip idea!
The goal of the Buehler Challenger and Science Center is to inspire students, educators and the community in the pursuit of scientific education. This fun and educational NJ attraction is a great place to bring tweens for class or group trips. Students will take turns working in a space station simulator as they work together to solve real problems during the mission. Schedule a birthday mission, Girl or Boy Scout mission, or a class field trip today!

Simulated space missions

Central NJ
Brushes and Bisque
45 Broadway, Denville, NJ 07834

Brushes and Bisque best tween attractions in New Jersey Pottery classes for tweens
Brushes and Bisque offers special kids pottery classes that are ideal for children ages 10-12. Choose from classes that will teach kids how to make many different quirky pottery projects like monster-shaped piggy banks, ice cream bowls, mosaics, watermelon bowls and more. Classes are $25 and include studio time, use of tools, unlimited painting time, glaze, paints, firing and a snack.

All materials included in fees

Southern NJ
Millennium Skate World
1900 Carman Street, Camden, NJ 08105

Millennium Skate World best tween attractions New Jersey Help kids stay active
Bring the kids to public skate at Millennium Skate World in Camden, NJ. Roller skating is a great way for tweens to get exercise while having fun. Kids can rent skates right at the facility or bring their own. When they want a break from skating, they can head to the arcade to play video games. When your tweens work up an appetite, head to the Roller Café for pizza, party platters, hot dogs and more. Adult skate rentals are also available!

Skate rentals available

Northern NJ
Glassworks Studio
151 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960

Glassworks Studio NJ tween attractions Learn how to paint with glass!
If you are looking for a unique creative activity for your tweens to take part in, look no further than classes at Glassworks Studio. The studio offers a wide range of classes for people of all levels. Learn how to paint with crushed glass, make your own ornaments or learn advanced techniques like glass weaving and fusing. No experience is necessary for many of the classes offered at Glassworks Studio. The glass painting classes are the perfect activity to enroll your tweens in!

Creative and fun activity

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