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Vacations are a wonderful way to have fun and escape the stress of every day life. If you are looking to go on a vacation with the children, consider using our guide to the best weekend getaways with kids in NJ as your compass.

Northern NJ
Mountain Creek
200 Route 94, Vernon, NJ 07462

Mountain Creek Getaways for Kids in NJ A great NJ getaway with kids any time of the year!
When it comes to staying in style, Mountain Creek has you covered. With 4 world-class accommodations to choose from they offer something to meet every guests needs. With numerous 4 season packages to fit every budget and group, there is no shortage of winter, spring, summer & fall activities. Mountain Creek offers over 500 overnight accommodations including 2 spas, 7 golf courses, wedding and catering facilities, Mountain Creek Waterpark, Mountain Creek Bike Park as well as tons of winter activities including skiing/boarding, Mountain Coaster, Soaring Eagle, snow tubing and more! For a great getaway look no further than Mountain Creek!

Packages to accommodate any family!

Northern NJ
Crystal Springs Resort 
Route 94, Hamburg, NJ 07419

Crystal Springs Resort Fun Getaways with Kids in NJ Best weekend Family Getaway for kids in NJ!
Enjoy a family vacation at Minerals Resort & Spa Hotel or Grand Cascades Lodge at Crystal Springs Resort! Located in New Jersey's Sussex Skylands, just 47 miles from NYC, Minerals and Grand Cascades Lodge features over 400 overnight accommodations including deluxe, premium, luxury, studio and 1 & 2 bedroom suites. Ideal for a romantic weekend away or a getaway with your family, all rooms have spectacular pool, golf course, or mountain range views; in addition, many feature cozy fireplaces. Spacious, fully furnished two- and three-bedroom mountainside and golf-side condominiums are also available.

Fall is here! Check out the great seasonal packages offered at both properties!

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Something for everyone in the family to enjoy!

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

CoCo Key Mount Laurel NJ getaways with kids A cool indoor waterpark getaway in NJ!
CoCo Key Water Resort, New Jersey's ultimate indoor water park, is your key to worry free, weather-proof plans for the entire family! CoCo Key Water Resort brings 55,000 sq. ft of indoor water park fun that's close to home. A getaway the whole family can enjoy. From relaxing in the adventure river to braving the twists and turns on one of our 4 story high slides. The interactive play area and indoor/outdoor spa provide Gallons More Fun! Come relax for a few hours or the whole day, have a birthday party, play in the arcade, even add a room package and stay the weekend! CoCo Key offers a Splash-tacular time without breaking the bank. CoCo Key Water Resort is the only indoor water park in New Jersey providing on-site, full-service accommodations.

CoCo Key Water Resort is seconds away from exit 4 of the NJ Turnpike, 15 minutes from Philadelphia bridges and minutes away from Adventure Aquarium and Cherry Hill Mall.

See all of our packages and deals and book your next family-friendly NJ getaway.

Open 7 days a week, year-round!

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

Sahara Sams Oasis NJ kids getaway Tropical NJ getaway with the kids all year round!
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!

Ultimate children's getaway in NJ!

Central Shore Region NJ
Jersey Shore Pirates 
Riverfront Marina, 281 Princeton Ave., Brick, NJ 08724

Jersey Shore Pirates unique NJ getaway for kids Pirate cruise getaway for kids!
Follow us to the Treasure! Come sail with Jersey Shore Pirates for an interactive treasure hunt where your child becomes part of the action! The Sea Gypsy and its experienced crew sets sail daily on the Metedeconk River for a Swashbuckling Pirate Adventure. This true Pirate Adventure begins with face painting and dress-up as we transform your mini mates into our mighty Pirate Crew.

Once onboard you'll fire our famous water cannons, battle the enemy pirate, taste some Pirate's grog, discover sunken treasure and much more! Jersey Shore Pirates is conveniently located just minutes from Point Pleasant Beach and Boardwalk. This adventure is a must do for locals and visitors alike.

Face painting and dress up will begin 30 minutes prior to sailing times. Don't miss the chance to transform your little ones into swashbuckling pirates!

See a map of how to get here! See information about our unique birthday parties in NJ. Please call 732 -899-6100 for more information or please visit our website.

Great one-day getaway for kids in NJ!

Southern Shore Region NJ
Congress Hall 
200 Congress Place, Cape May, NJ 08204

Congress Hall beach getaways with kids in Southern NJ Dozens of recreational activities for kids and parents!
Congress Hall is one of the most kid friendly resorts in New Jersey! To ensure your vacation is active, fun and relaxing, they have a created an expansive list of recreational activities for guests of all ages. From karaoke to ceramics to Zumba, Yoga, biking and beach boot camp, keep the whole family entertained right here on campus at Congress Hall. They also have the popular Carnival and a Movie on the Grand Lawn and Blue's Clubhouse Sitter Services that gives parents some time for a night on the town. You and your kids can participate in off campus activities such as jet skiing, kayaking, dolphin and whale watching, amusement rides, trolley tours, and so much more. Come and discover why Congress Hall is the favorite destination of family vacations every year!

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Perfect Southern NJ destination for kids and parents!

Southern Shore Region NJ
Beach Shack 
205 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ 08204

Beach Shack Getaway Destinations with Kids in Southern NJ Tons of activities for kids of all ages to enjoy!
The newly renovated Beach Shack is the perfect place to stay for a beachfront vacation with your children! Kids and adults alike will feel comfortable wearing flip-flops all day long in their casual and fun hotel. Take it easy and spend long, lazy days at the beach and pool, and bask in nights full of music and laughter at the Rusty Nail. Beach Shack offers spacious, efficiency style rooms with plenty of room for families of four. Relax while channel surfing on flat screen TVs. Bringing the kids? Ask about their new Bunk Shack rooms. And for your little party of 8, The Beach Shack boasts a handful of oversized suites with larger patios for the whole gang. The best part? The outdoor swimming pool and deck offer a refreshing view of the Atlantic and plenty of sun.

Southern NJ beachfront hotel perfect for kids and families!

Central Shore Region NJ
Jenkinson's Boardwalk 
300 Ocean Ave., Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742

Jenkinson's Boardwalk getaway destinations with kids in New Jersey Best kid-friendly getaways in 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 boards! The Aquarium is home to a wide range of amazing animals from sharks and penguins to parrots and monkeys and many more interesting creatures that will make for a fun and exciting marine life experience.

Jenkinson's Boardwalk is everything you expect from a world-famous Jersey Shore boardwalk - and more! Whether you are just visiting for the day or making it your summer getaway, every member of your family will find excitement, fun, and adventure. They also feature both free weekly events and year-round festivals, so it's never an ordinary day at Jenkinson's!

The most family-friendly boardwalk in NJ!

Central Shore Region NJ
Jenkinson’s Aquarium 
300 Ocean Ave., Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742

Jenkinson's Aquarium kid-friendly getaway attractions in NJ Great aquarium for kids in NJ!
Jenkinson's Aquarium is located on the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. The whole family will love the exotic exhibits such as Atlantic & Pacific sharks, Parrots, Penguins, Monkeys & more! Explore the world of penguins up-close and watch the animal feeding times throughout the day. The kids will love the touch tank for a hands-on experience with live animals ranging from a sea star to a sting ray. The aquarium is open all year for your convenience, closing only on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. If you would like information on the aquarium, educational workshops, Outreach Program, birthday parties or rentals, please call 732-899-1212.

Amazing aquarium right off the boardwalk!

Central Shore Region NJ
Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark 
800 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751

Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark nj getaways with kids Bring your Family to Reconnect and Reminisce!
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 exhilarating Hydrus Roller Coaster and Ferris Wheel. Test your putting skills on the 36-hole multi-level Smuggler's Quay Adventure Golf Course. Want a thrilling experience? Try the SkyCoaster, Super Storm or Shore Shot! The Wacky Roof-Top Mini Golf, the Classic Arcade, the Sky Ride, Games of Skill and Chance and more will entertain your family all summer! Be sure to try the numerous mouthwatering delights from the Pier Grill and Food Stands.

Just across the street, is Breakwater Beach Waterpark. Let the little ones splash away in the safe, soft clean toddler area while the bigger kids take on the thrill slides. Test your senses with the 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 river! Tired of slides? – check out the Harbor Wave Pool where you can experience the Jersey Shore without the sand! A day of fun in one place!

Two of the best amusement parks in NJ - Central NJ

Southern Shore Region NJ
Ocean Oasis Water Park + Beach Club 
25th Street & the Boardwalk, North Wildwood, NJ 08260

Ocean Oasis Water Park + Beach Club family friendly southern NJ getaways Escape to a tropical oasis
MOREY'S PIERS is home to a tropical family-fun getaway right on the boardwalk in Wildwood, New Jersey. Get away for the weekend at a classic seaside amusement park that has been family-owned and operated since 1969. With 3 huge Amusement Piers, 2 beachfront Water Parks, 100-ish unforgettable rides, 40 thrilling games, 5 ridiculously fun restaurants, 1 insanely flashy arcade, and 5 fabulous resort hotels there are countless ways to have fun with the entire family. Convenient to the major population centers of the Northeast, yet a world apart, Morey’s Piers combines the pure joy and excitement of an amusement park with the relaxation of beach life. Visit the SURFSIDE PIER (featuring the OCEAN OASIS WATER PARK & BEACH CLUB at 25th Avenue), MARINER'S PIER (featuring RAGING WATERS WATER PARK at Schellenger Avenue), and ADVENTURE PIER at Spencer Avenue. All are sure to be a seaside adventure that will be fun for you AND the kids!

For more information, visit, phone 609-522-3900 or like on Facebook. You can also follow on Twitter and YouTube.

Over 100 rides and attractions!

Crayola Experience 
30 Centre Square, Easton, PA 18042

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

Bursting with 26 exciting, hands-on attractions, Crayola Experience is the perfect place for a day of family fun. Name and wrap your own crayon, star in your own coloring page, create melted wax souvenirs, bring your coloring page to life in a 4-d adventure and so much more! There’s always something new and exciting to do at Crayola Experience, and just a short drive away in Easton, PA!

Colorful fun for all ages!

Northern NJ
Condos at the Creek 
Vernon, NJ

Condos at the Creek Getaways for families in Vernon NJ Stay at a Secluded Resort Surrounded by Nature
Condos at the Creek are vacation rentals located in Black Creek Sanctuary. This cozy, gated community is nestled in the Kittatinny Mountains in Vernon, New Jersey which sits upon a pristine nature preserve, surrounded by lush woodlands. This private community boasts upscale townhomes, each one newly remodeled and tastefully furnished in modern decor. All townhomes include a kitchen, a spacious living room, dining room, 1 to 2 bathrooms, and 1, 2, or 3 bedrooms.

Guests are welcomed with the utmost hospitality and can enjoy the common areas with outdoor BBQs, a hot tub, a swimming pool in the summer months, a playground, fishing, bird watching, and endless memories. Guests can also enjoy biking, hiking, zip lining, water park, skiing, tubing, horseback riding, golf, restaurants, and much more near by. Condos at the Creek pride themselves on catering to our guests needs and giving them an unforgettable experience!

Family Friendly Getaway Great for Nature Enthusiasts!

Central Shore Region NJ
The White Sands Oceanfront Resort and Spa
1205 Ocean Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742

The White Sands Oceanfront Resort and Spa weekend getaways for kids in NJ Authentic Jersey Shore getaway for families!
The White Sands Oceanfront Resort and Spa is family owned and operated since purchasing the original White Sands in 1980. The Resort, located ocean-side, consists of 75 motel-style rooms; eleven with gorgeous Ocean views! Here, find two ocean-side pools, a baby wading pool, private beach, Kitcat’s Corner, and the beautiful NEW Oceanfront Café and Ocean deck! The Hotel, located on the west side of Ocean Ave, consists of 55 well-appointed guest rooms; sixteen with gorgeous ocean views! We proudly boast of Finestre’s Family Style Italian cuisine, Crystal Ballroom, The Sea Spa Salon and Fitness Center, Kitcat’s Corner, indoor pool center and Papa’s Lounge.

Just a few blocks away you'll find dozens of activities for everyone in your family to enjoy. Bring your family to the beach for the day or enjoy amusement park rides, boardwalk games, mini golf and much more. When you chose White Sands for your weekend getaway with kids in NJ you get the true, authentic Jersey Shore experience. Make memories that you will have for decades to come… At the White Sands!

Book your stay today! Call 732-899-3370 or visit our website

A resort with something for everyone in your family!

Central Shore Region NJ
Cedar Creek Campground
1052 Route 9, Bayville, NJ 08721

Cedar Creek Campground NJ children getaways NJ camping getaway for kids and adults!
Cedar Creek Campground offers the finest in camping getaways for children and adults! Enjoy the full camping experience with all the amenities of home. They offer tent and RV camping for families that want to take in the full experience, as well as one and two bedroom cabin rentals for those that want to escape the busy city life. The campground sits just 10 miles from the Atlantic Ocean and Barnegat Bay, which allows families to fill their weekend getaway with dozens of indoor and outdoor activities. Rent canoes and kayaks right on the campsite or travel off the campground and enjoy trail walks through the beautiful Pine Barrens, scuba diving, windsurfing, racetracks, bowling, mini golf, a day trip to the beach or boardwalk, shopping malls and so much more! Pull your kids away from their electronics and enjoy the finest in camping getaways for children in New Jersey!

Visit their website for a full list of activities available on and off site and to view seasonal and off-season pricing.

Year-long NJ kid-friendly getaway!

Southern Shore Region NJ
Crusader Oceanfront Family Resort
6101 Ocean Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260

Crusader Oceanfront Family Resort best kid-friendly weekend getaways NJ Located directly on the beach!
For over 40 years the Crusader Oceanfront Family Resort has been providing the cleanest, most family-friendly getaways in Southern NJ! The resort is located directly on the beach and offers a wide variety of activities both children and parents will enjoy. Spend the day at Sunset Lake and take part in water activities such as fishing, jet skiing, and swimming or jump on a party boat and spend the day fishing. There is also a variety of sightseeing excursions the entire family will love. Spend your evening at one of Wildwood's amazing boardwalks and amusement parks!

The resort's rooms offer all the amenities you need including beautiful oceanfront bedrooms, an Olympic-size swimming pool, a kiddie pool, a sauna, an oceanfront sundeck, restaurants on premise, a game room and more! Spend your NJ weekend getaway with the kids at Crusader Oceanfront Family Resort and enjoy friendly service that's hard to find anywhere else! Visit their website for more information and to book your weekend getaway today!

Open May through October!

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