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The Best Rainy Day Activities in NJ

New Jersey has some unpredictable weather, but don't have to let the fun get rained on. There are plenty of things to do even when the weather doesn't cooperate! Take a look at the best rainy day activities in New Jersey.

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

Sahara Sams Oasis best NJ rainy day activities The best place to spend a rainy day in 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 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!

Northern NJ
Power Play Gaming 
23 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

Power Play Gaming the Best Rainy Day Activities in NJ Spend hours at this NJ rainy day hideaway!
Power Play Gaming, located in Denville, NJ, offers awesome Video Game parties at their location. Parties are available 7 days a week. Mondays & Tuesdays are reserved for private parties. Party time is tailored to your needs, with or without food. Wednesday through Sunday we offer 2 hour parties that include everything but the cake! You can also stop by and play for an hour or two!

Power Play Gaming has Xbox 360, wii & PS3 gaming stations featuring state-of-the-art monitors and sound systems. Whether you just want to play with friends for an hour, participate in high-stakes tournaments or have a birthday party you'd like to host, they have you covered.

Power Play Gaming regularly host tournaments for Call of Duty, Smash Bros Brawl and Halo Reach with prizes for the winner. Check their Calendar page to see party availability or when the next tournament will begin.

Power Play Gaming offers Girls Karaoke Parties and amazing Private Overnight Gaming Parties from 11PM to 7AM for boys or girls! Power Play Gaming also offers Laser Tag at Your Home! They travel from Morris, Monmouth & Somerset Counties to wherever you are!! Parties are set up any day & any time during daylight hours.

A great rainy day activity in New Jersey for the whole family!

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

iPlay America best indoor rainy day destinations in Central NJ New Jersey’s Biggest Indoor Amusement Park!
The City of iPlay America is New Jersey’s best place to GET INSIDE THE FUN! They feature a spectacular array of more than 250 exciting video and skills games, thrilling attractions like Cosmic Battle 2-Level Laser Tag, a 4D Theater experience, indoor Go Karts on the Pine Belt Speedway, Bumper Cars, Skyscraper, Boardwalk, the Freedom Rider spinning coaster and the largest indoor high-ropes course in New Jersey! iPlay America also has great attractions for younger children, terrific concerts, and events. iPlay America won the 2016 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence and the Asbury Park Press Best of Monmouth County honors for Best Indoor Theme Park and Best Candy Store. iPlay America also features an outstanding selection of food options. There is something to please every appetite at Game Time Bar & Grill, Sonny's Boardwalk Grill, Boardwalk Bites, The Grind Coffee Co. and Broadway Sweets, one of the region’s largest candy stores! And best of all, it's ALWAYS FREE to enter! Come in and experience their amazing indoor boardwalk, where no matter the weather…iPlay America is COOL when it’s HOT and HOT when it’s COOL! From fantastic birthday parties to congrats for good grades to a spontaneous night out, iPlay America is the place to go in Central Jersey. The City of iPlay America is YOUR Ultimate Everyday Getaway!

Laser tag, mini-bowling and so much more, perfect for a rainy day - or any day!

Northern NJ
Bane Escape Bane Escape unique
             rainy day attractions to visit in New Jersey
630 West Mount Pleasant Ave., Livingston, NJ 07039

Bane Escape best rainy day activities in New JerseyUnique Rainy Day Activity!
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 incredible set designs to elaborate puzzles, Bane Escape is an all-around fun time with family and friends! Do you have what it takes to survive Bane Escape!

Captive Room:
The normally peaceful township of Livingston has been anything but since the disappearance of at least 22 people over the past year and a half. The police, lacking any leads, refuse to call this the work of a serial killer. However, you and your group know that it is obviously the handiwork of a notorious psychopath whom is desirous of upping his bloody games. All of you have been captured by the madman known as the collector and now you need to escape. But hurry, he will be back in 60 minutes to start collecting from you!

Maritime Grave:
You are a passenger aboard the U.S.S. Silver Siren, a long-time military submarine converted into a fully- automated luxury vessel and museum.

You're visiting the museum aboard this vessel and enjoying your tour - when suddenly, the submarine has system wide malfunctions! You and the other guests are trapped in the museum! The automated systems inform you that your group must correct all of the issues manually. But work quickly! The ship is sinking swiftly and veering dangerously off course. You have only 60 minutes before the ship is crushed at the bottom of the sea!

Bane Escape Room is open Wednesday - Sunday from 12pm – 10pm, rooms can hold up to 10 players. All tickets must be purchased online, no on site tickets are available.

Rooms Accommodate Groups of 10 or less

Central NJ
Garden State Shooting Center 
1955 Swarthmore Ave., Lakewood, NJ 08701

Garden State Shooting Center fun rainy day activities in Central NJ New Jersey's newest shooting range
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 including special programs for women and youth groups. Certified range safety officers provide a safe shooting experience for all skill levels. Annual memberships are affordable with special discounts for Military, Law Enforcement, Fire, Rescue and EMTs.

GSSC features a 15 foot professional digital training simulator screen with hundreds of scenarios for new shooter introductions, friendly competition, skill drills, advanced personal protection and even Zombie Hunting!

Walk-Ins are always welcome. Only a photo ID is required. Please review hours, prices, rules and information at

Bring your own firearm or try one of their 100+ rentals!

Northern Shore Region NJ
Hot Sand 
500 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

Hot Sand creative rainy day activitiy NJ Walk-ins available 5 days a week!
Hot Sand is the Jersey Shore’s first public-access hot glass art gallery and studio. We are dedicated to promoting art glass through education, demonstrations and fun activities for people of all ages. Come browse our beautiful Gallery or make your own piece of glass art with our expert artists. We have Glass Art activities for ages 4 and up and ages 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 blowing, casting, fusing and techniques! Want to go even deeper with Glass enroll in one of our Hands on Workshops and start your glass adventure. Workshop Schedules are listed online.

Public Glassblowing Activities are available every week, see our website for available dates and times. Guests can book Glassblowing Activities up to 30 dates in advance. Make your reservations visit on our website. Walk-Ins are accepted during our public glassblowing hours on a frst come first serve basis. For more information on our activities and gallery visit us at or call 732-927-5475

The shore's first public access hot glass studio

Northern NJ
961 Route 10 East, Randolph, NJ 07869

RTSP best northern nj rainy day activities Range. Firearms. Training
RTSP is the premier indoor shooting range, firearms retailer, and training facility in Northern NJ. Their 35,000 sq. ft. facility holds 21 ports, a Dojo, a 2,000 sq. ft. simunitions shoot house and a training facility complete with a Digital Simulator. Training courses are held in private class rooms and guests have access to the VIP Lounge and café. Whether you are new to shooting, a seasoned firearms owner, or just interested in trying it out, their friendly and knowledgeable staff can assist you! Click here for more information.

Spend an afternoon at RTSP on the next rainy day in New Jersey. Spend hours shooting handguns and rifles! For a unique and interactive way to spend the afternoon at RTSP, check out their 900 sq. ft. Digital Simulator! Use your firearm of choice and interact with giant life-size targets. Themes include zombies, Wild West, chaos city, moving paper targets and more. Also, check out the 4,000 sq. ft., two story shoot house completely furnished and realistic! A certified instructor guides you through the house while you engage multiple paper targets using either a modified Glock 17 or AR-15 platform rifle using non-lethal ammunition.

Ask about memberships

Central NJ
51 Stouts Ln., Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852

jerZjump best indoor rainy day activities in Central New Jersey Indoor fun for children up to 14 years old!
jerZjump offers 17,500 square feet of fun for children up to 14 years old. The business was established by two families with their own young children in mind. They wanted to provide a place where families can spend the day together for one low price. The facility features several different inflatable bounce houses, a 15 foot indoor jungle gym, a fully-loaded arcade, plus a brand-new rock climbing wall and bumper cars! Their private toddler room provides a soft, safe and clean area for smaller children to play and explore with all of the latest toys from the Children's Factory and Little Tykes.

Keep the energy going all day by fueling up at their full service snack bar! Parents can relax in the lounge while their children play, enjoy free Wi-Fi, comfortable seating and a flat screen TV. Ask about booking a private party!

Private Birthday Parties available

Northern NJ
Glassworks Studio Glassworks Studio Northern NJ Rainy Day Activity
151 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960

Glassworks Studio best northern nj rainy day activities Glass fusing for all ages!
Glassworks Studio, the country's first walk-in glass fusing studio, offers a wide variety of glass projects for all ages. The studio is exclusively a glass fusing studio, no paint involved! Walk-ins are welcome any time during their open studio hours, reservations for 5 or more are recommended.

Glass fusing projects start by selecting the size and shape of the project you would like to make. Options include dishes, serving platters, picture frames, coasters, jewelry boxes and more. Once you have selected a shape, a staff member will provide you with a clear, blank, flat sheet of glass to begin. Your whole design will be built on top of this base. All projects are guided by a professional staff member, but the design is completely up to you. Glass fusing projects usually take about 2 hours to complete and are ready for pick up in 1 week.

Creative way to spend a rainy day in NJ

Central NJ
Sky Zone of Ocean Township 
2355 New Jersey 66, Ocean Township, NJ 07712

Sky Zone of Ocean Township best family-friendly rainy day activities nj Awesome Healthy Fun in Central NJ
Sky Zone Trampoline Park is the world’s first indoor trampoline park. Sky Zone Ocean’s 35,000 sq. foot facility is filled with wall-to-wall trampoline courts that are designed as a fun and fit outing for all ages, shapes and sizes. The innovative trampoline park offers a variety of activities for everyone to enjoy including Open Jump, allowing guests to leap, bound and soar, Ultimate Dodgeball, a friendly and healthy dodgeball competition and Sky Slam, taking your jump shot to the next level. In addition, fitness fiends in Monmouth County can burn up to 1000 calories at Sky Zone’s original SkyFit fitness class, which combines advanced calisthenics with a three- dimensional cardio and strength training program. Come check out GLOW nights and find out how “We’re Different After Dark.”

This clean indoor park is the ideal venue for groups seeking unforgettable events such as birthday parties, corporate team building, field trips and much more. Open Jump is available during regular business hours and gives you unlimited access to the Main Court, Foam Zone and Sky Slam. All jumpers must fill out a waiver. Jumpers under 18 years old must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian. Book your jump time online to guarantee your time at www.skyz

Most unique rainy day activity in Central NJ

Central NJ
A Time To Kiln 
50 Broad Street Red Bank, NJ 07701

A Time to Kiln Rainy Day Activities in Central New Jersey Walks in Always Welcome!
A Time to Kiln is a Monmouth county art studio that offers super fun indoor activities, perfect on a rainy day! Guests can pick from countless activities and projects. Whether you want to choose your own pottery to paint, make a beautiful glass design by fusing varying colors of glass together or keep it more traditional with a blank or pre sketched canvas to paint, A Time to Kiln is your place!

Parents can relax and dry off with the BYOB paint and sip classes, while the kids pour their creativity into whatever piece that calls their name. We know you’re not going to want to leave A Time to Kiln once you come in! So you can take your masterpiece home and put it to daily use, or enjoy our take-home art kit, full of fun arts and craft projects, so the rainy day fun never stops!

Turn rainy day boredom into a creative masterpiece!

Central NJ
5369 U.S. 9 Howell, NJ 07731

Stumpy’s Hatchet House Best Rainy Day Activities in NJ A Unique Climbing Experience for all Ages!
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 from the climbing walls, the facility also offers an awesome ropes course, a zip line, soft play for younger children, arcade games, and virtual reality! All climbers are trained upon arrival and ClimbZone takes precautions to ensure that every guest is completely safe!

ClimbZone also offers birthday party packages and field trip packages for both small and large groups.

Brand New Indoor Family Entertainment Center!

Across NJ
Stumpy’s Hatchet House 
Now Open in Eatontown, Fairfield and Green Brook!
More Locations Coming Soon!

Stumpy’s Hatchet House Best Rainy Day Activities in NJ Experience the Social Throwdown!
Yuck! It’s pouring out and you think your stuck inside, don’t you? Well, think again! Round up your friends and family and harbor the rain only long enough to head over to Stumpy’s Hatchet House! Nothing will turn your rainy-day upside down better than hurling an axe through the air and nailing a bullseye to gain points for a win for your team!

Never heard of such a thing? That’s okay, Stumpy’s hatchet throwing experts will train you on how to hone in on the bullseye and have you addicted in no time! While you spectate or wait for your turn, you can enjoy the western themed atmosphere while lounging on their huge comfy sofas and nibble on snacks available for purchase, or order in and dine on their classic farm tables! Stumpy’s has menus to all the local eateries and will be happy to ice your favorite bottle of wine, provided by you!

Don’t forget that Stumpy’s will be glad to assist in throwing the most successful party or event you have in mind! All locations have large farm tables perfect for buffets and comfy sofas for your guests to hang out!

Perfect for Groups, Couples, Parties and More!

Northern NJ
The Other Tales Escape Room 
245 Diamond Bridge Avenue, Hawthorne, NJ 07506

The Other Tales Escape Room Best Rainy Day Activities in Hawthorne NJ Merging puzzles and story!
The Other Tales - Escape Rooms is a great place to escape the rain! They bring something new and exciting to Escape Room players all over Hawthorne, NJ. Many Escape Rooms have great puzzles, some Escape Rooms have great themes, but The Other Tales is the first one to have great puzzles that form a story!

Their featured game: "Amazing Adventure Society: The Forgotten Room" transports the players to the world of early 1900s adventurers. Hot air balloons, exotic islands, mysterious civilizations await the players on their journey.

Teams of 2 to 8 people enter The Forgotten Room where every nook and cranny has a secret waiting for them to uncover. The players have exactly 1 hour to solve the mystery and discover the truth about the founders of the Amazing Adventure Society.

Check out their website and book your game now.

Great for friends, family or corporate outings!

Central NJ
Just Bead Yourself
113 Central Avenue, Westfield, NJ 07090

Just Bead Yourself NJ best rainy day activity Make your own jewelry!
A rainy day is the perfect opportunity to let your creative juices flow. Just Bead Yourself is a full service bead store and walk-in workshop that offers a fun and welcoming atmosphere for kids and adults to create jewelry. No beading experience is required to take part in the fun! You can arrange a time to take a class, have a group beading party, or simply walk in to create your own masterpiece. Just Bead Yourself sells beads, tools and supplies, and jewelry repair services are also available. Beading is a fun and creative way to spend a rainy day!

Walk-ins welcome

Northern NJ
189 Brunswick Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Hudson Play Rainy Day Activities in Northern New Jersey "It's Time to Play"
Bring your children to HudsonPlay on a rainy day, where they will rediscover the excitement of play! HudsonPlay is a unique indoor play place with activities to engage children of all ages. Their focus is on interactive entertainment and fitness, with specially designed play areas for toddlers, preschoolers, older children and even adults! The soft-play area features a variety of activities appropriate for all ages including Imagination Playground blocks, toy car course, rock climbing walls, net-rope course, swings, ladder course, Foosball table, Ninja Warrior course and much more! HudsonPlay is also one of the only play facilities in the state to feature a Virtual Reality Roller Coaster!

HudsonPlay is available for walk-ins daily or become a member for exclusive perks such as 40% off admission, 10% off birthday parties, 2 complimentary PLAYpasses and more! They also offer several classes throughout the week such as Ninja Training, Tumbling, Music Enrichment and more. Most classes must be registered in advance, visit the website for upcoming sessions and to book online. Adult Ninja Course and Climbing workouts are available daily after 7pm (reservation required), come in for a unique way to burn some calories! HudsonPlay is available for birthday parties, fundraisers, field trips and private events for all ages; call for more information and to reserve your date.

Escape the Rain at a Fitness-focused play space!

Southern Central NJ
Speed Raceway 
1103 Route 130 South Cinnaminson, NJ 08077

Speed Raceway Fun Rainy Day Activities in Southern New Jersey Your #1 Spot for Rainy-Day Fun!
Speed Raceway is a perfect stop on your rainy-day adventures. They stand out from all their competitors because they have so many ways to have fun. Their newest and largest indoor electric kart racing facility is the best place for a true racing experience.

Speed Raceway has eco-friendly race karts that have way more torque than traditional gasoline karts. Combine that with being only two inches off the ground on their challenging F-1 style racetracks and you will get an action packed and fun filled rainy day racing experience!

Arcade games are a classic tried and true way to spend your free time! Speed Raceway’s outstanding collection of sport, twin driving, arcade shooters, and self-redemption games are enough to have the whole family immersed in having a great time. If you’re in the area or looking for a nice rainy-day family driving trip, head to their Horsham, PA location to play their intense mini-golf course!

Birthday, Party, Corporate and Group Events Offered!

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

CoCo Key Water Resort NJ best rainy day activities Indoor water park
Rain and clouds never stop the fun at CoCo Key WaterResort in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. This fun indoor attraction is open all year and in all kinds of weather. Never worry about whether your favorite ride will be open or not! Have fun playing in the 300-foot long lazy river, activity and obstacle-filled pools, play areas and winding water slides. There are attractions for children of all ages, and parents can join in on the fun or relax at one of the spas.

Water slides, play areas and more

Northern NJ
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City, NJ 07305

Liberty Science Center Educational Rainy Day Activities in Northern New Jersey All-In-One Museum, Zoo & Aquarium
What’s new at Liberty Science Center? Amazing experiences! Try the Infinity Climber hanging gym where you can climb up to 35 feet high on 64 small platforms…if you dare! Challenge your navigational skills in the pitch-black Touch Tunnel maze, and then walk across a steel beam 18 feet above the floor in the Skyscraper exhibit. Check for show times to catch the stunning two-million-volt Nikola Tesla Lightning Show. The traveling exhibits change several times a year and include options for scientists ages 2-8 to adults. Isolate plant DNA; enjoy mini experiments with roaming science presenters; see live action science shows; and in the summer months, go wild on the outdoor Wildlife Challenge obstacle course. Children ages 2-5 will love I Explore, the gallery just for them – no big kids allowed! And LSC has the nation’s largest IMAX Dome Theater with constantly changing family-friendly films. See or Facebook.

One of the best museums in New Jersey

Northeast NJ
Creatively Yours
254 E. Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Creatively Yours artistic rainy day activities in Northern NJ Creative Rainy Day Activities!
Creatively Yours is a paint your own ceramics and glass fusion studio in Northeast NJ. They have an extensive selection of ceramic pieces including plates, mugs, bowls and vases, as well as kid related items like banks, boxes and figurines. We offer a great value and an excellent service.

Thestudio brims with all of the tools and supplies that guests need to create a custom work of art that can be glazed, kiln-fired and ready for pickup within one week. Additionally, Creatively Yours features glass-fusion materials, which can be used to design everything from eye-catching picture frames to beautiful plates and serving platters.

As budding artists settle in and begin creating their own personalized pieces, instructors are available to offer support, advice and guidance should anyone request an extra bit of help with their project. And Creatively Yours keeps its studio fee to a low $5 and gives out $5 gift cards when artists pick up their projects. Their newest addition, canvas painting, is great for all ages - call for details.


Projects for all ages

Southern NJ
Escape at the Shore
513 Tilton Rd., Northfield, NJ 08225

Escape at the Shore unique rainy day activities in Southern NJ Best Escape Room in Atlantic County
Welcome to Escape at the Shore! An escape room attraction where groups of 2 - 6 people are put in a fully immersed themed room and given 60 minutes to discover clues, solve puzzles and find the object in order to escape.

What Escape at the Shore Provides:
* 3 fully immersed Escape Rooms
* Conference Room/Boardroom, seats 14 people, for special events with Apple TV, Roku, Whiteboard and 55" HDMI TV
* Catering provided by Denny's on Tilton Road
* Team Building Activities
* P-60 Personality Profiler Assessment
* Pictures of your team

Because there is no "I" in Team
Escape atthe Shore is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Straxo, a leading provider of corporate training, profilers and assessments. Straxo's clients range from small businesses to multi-billion dollar fortune 500 companies. Their collaboration with Straxo allows Escape at the Shore to offer clients the highest quality training programs, specifically designed to harness the team dynamics learned from their unique maze experience.

Whether you are interested in half-day sessions, or week-long leadership retreats, Escape at the Shore can customize the right training to fit your needs. Contact them today at [email protected].

Private Birthday Parties
Escape at the Shore now offers birthday parties for 6 - 14 guests! Private parties can enjoy a secluded escape room experience in one or more of their rooms! In addition, Escape at the Shore provides access to their brand- new arcade games, a conference room with HDTV, HDMI connectors, Apple TV and Roku TV for 2 hours. Catering options available!

Fun and Challenging!

Northern NJ
Pinot's Palette Montclair
351 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair, NJ 07042

Pinot's Palette Montclair Rainy Day Activities in Essex County New Jersey Best Rainy Night Out in Montclair
The best paint and sip art studio chain has made its way to Montclair and has quickly become the most popular night out option for girls night, date night, corporate team events, or no reason at all! Pinot's Palette of Montclair offers some of the most unique painting themes including Emoji-A-La-Warhol, Wine Glass Painting, Jolly Giraffy, Majestic Fairytail, Dragonfly Dusk and Le Chic - to name a few! They host Paint and Sip Classes almost every night of the week with new and innovative painting themes added constantly! Check the calendar regularly to reserve dates quickly and easily - easels are known to fill fast! Pinot's Palette of Montclair has also become one of the most popular venues for private events, such as birthday parties, bachelorette parties, corporate events and more! Ask about painting themes created just for you, or choose one of their hundreds of options! Call for more information.

Personalized Painting Themes Available!

CricMax Sports Facility
4440 Bordentown Ave., Old Bridge, NJ 08857

CricMax Sports Facility Rainy Day Attractions to Visit in Central NewJersey Ultimate Indoor Sporting Experience!
CricMax Sports Facility is one of the most unique indoor sports facilities in Central, New Jersey, as they are one of the only centers in the state to offer Cricket! Their pristine facility is complimented by the latest in sport training technology, plus brand-new, high-end equipment. CricMax features perfect lighting, long run-ups, wide lanes, video recording, pitch map and footwork analysis, which helps novice and even the most experienced cricket player perfect their game. The Smart Lane rental is the optimal way to hone your cricket skills, for both batting and bowling; bowling machines are available for rent as well. One-on-one coaching is always available. CricMax is open for corporate events and birthday parties by reservation. CricMax Sports Facility is also available for soccer, lacrosse and baseball training! Call for more information or visit the website. Check out their online store!

Batting Cages Now Open!

Central NJ
Winemakers of Somerset
12 Church St., Bound Brook, NJ 08805

Wine Makers of Somerset Rainy Day Activities in Central New Jersey Authentic Italian Winemaking Equipment!
Winemakers of Somerset invites you to come make great wine with them! Wine enthusiasts of all levels will be guided through their step-by-step process using professional winery equipment shipped directly from Italy! Create your very own unique wine with premium grapes from the following regions of California: Lake County, Sierra Foothills, Sonoma County, Paso Robles, Napa Valley, Suisun Valley and Mendicino County. Winemakers of Somerset affords the opportunity to create over 25 California varietals. Your choice of grapes is based on the preferred wine you'd like to make.

Wine making at Winemakers of Somerset is a 4-step process. Clients begin their wine making journey by de- stemming and crushing the grapes (foot stomping is optional). 7-10 days after crushing, you will press your crushed grapes inanauthentic Italian wine press. Afterwards, the wine is pumped into American Oak barrels to age in a climate-controlled environment. Once the wine has been aged to its full potential, it is racked and the sediment is removed. The final, most fun, step contains bottling, corking and capping your wine, as well as adding your custom labels to each bottle. After the 4th step, the wine is ready to bring home and enjoyed! Call to make an appointment today!

Personalized Instruction from Master Winemakers!

Northern NJ
163 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Barcade best rainy day activities in New Jersey Bar and Arcade in one!
Escape a dreary day and experience feelings of nostalgia instead at Barcade in Jersey City. Barcade is a combination of a bar and an arcade that focuses on classic video games. This one-of-a-kind attraction is sure to put a smile on your face no matter how gross the weather is outside. There are a wide variety of American craft beers on tap, great food on the menu, an awesome vibe and specials throughout the week. There is no better place for adults to make the best of a rainy day!

Great beers on tap and classic video games

Central NJ
Princeton University Art Museum
McCormick Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544

Princeton University Art Museum best rainy day activities in NJ Free admission!
Visit the Princeton University Art Museum for an educational, culturally-rich and free way to spend arainy day! The museum features an expansive collection of world art- the collection includes African Art, Asian art, modern and contemporary pieces, photography, prints and drawings, European art and more. You and the familycan enjoy some self-guided activities, oryou can schedule a group tour. The museumis home to numerous famous works byworld- renowned artists. Admission is always free, but donations to keep the museum operating are accepted.

Expansive art collection includes famous pieces

Northern NJ
New Jersey Rock Gym
373D Route 46 West, Fairfield, NJ 07004

New Jersey Rock Gym NJ best rainy day activities Over 12,000 sq. ft. of climbing surfaces
Are you athletically-inclined? Do you need a way to keep energy levels high on a rainy day? Head to the New Jersey Rock Gym, the greatest indoor rock climbing facility in NJ! Spend the day exploring over 12,000 square feet of climbing terrain, 4,000 square feet of dedicated bouldering and 41 top rope stations. New Jersey Rock Gym is home to the largest free-standing boulder island in New Jersey. Enjoy climbing on your own or participate in a staff- belayed climbing session. Family options are available as well. The New Jersey Rock Gym is one of the best rainy day activities in NJ, and it’s also one of the most athletic!

Family options available

Central NJ
The New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608

The New Jersey State Museum best rainy day activities NJ Museum and planetarium
Learn about the great state of New Jersey, learn about history and soar into space at the amazing planetarium at the New Jersey State Museum. It is a fun and educational way to spend a day, and an especially great rainy day idea. The museum is great for both children and adults. The featured exhibits change frequently, so it’s also a great spot for repeat visits! Enjoy art, history, culture, dinosaur displays in the museum. You can alsotake in the wonders of our vast universe at the planetarium, featuring aFull DomeVideo experience that allows visitors to feel the sensation of zooming around the solar system. This state of the art facility is the largest planetarium in New Jersey!

Great educational attraction!

Central NJ
The Clay Pot
290 Main Street, Spotswood, NJ 08884

The Clay Pot New Jersey best rainy day activities Walk-in paint sessions
The Clay Pot is a fully-functional and family-owned pottery studio that offers classes, group events and walk-in painting sessions. It is a great way to spend rainy day with kids in NJ, enjoy some quality time with friends or even simply spend some creative time alone. All prices include tools, clay, glaze and use of the kiln to fire your finished pieces. Whether you are a pro or simply want to dip your feet into the artistic world of pottery, The Clay Pot is the perfect place to help you create something beautiful!

Price includes all materials!

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