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Fun and Free Spring Break Day Trips in New Jersey!

Affordable New Jersey Destinations for Family Fun During Spring Break

Yippee!!! Spring has sprung and, like many New Jersey school children, my kids will have spring break next week. Some of you may even have your kids home from school this week. It has become something of a tradition in our family to make spring break a week of New Jersey day trips.… Read more...

Things To Do In New Jersey – The Adventure Aquarium

Camden’s Adventure Aquarium Is Fun For Visitors Of All Ages

Our school district had an early dismissal last week, so my boys and I decided to take advantage of the free afternoon by visiting the Adventure Aquarium in Camden NJ. There are so many things to do and see at this New Jersey aquarium that, even though we have visited before, we decided that it was time for another trip.… Read more...

Things To Do In New Jersey – Liberty State Park

If you’re looking for things to do in northern New Jersey, consider a trip to Liberty State Park in Jersey City. This spectacular park offers breathtaking views of the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline and is a dramatic setting in which to enjoy a number of outdoor recreational activities.… Read more...

Things To Do In New Jersey – Visit Our Botanical Gardens!

New Jersey Botanical Gardens Offer Visitors Relaxing Refuge

Spring has nearly sprung here in New Jersey and – in my opinion – not a moment too soon! It won’t be long before we’re enjoying beautiful sights such as this one…

Spring has sprung in New Jersey and it's a fantastic time to explore the state's botanical gardens! | Learn more at www.thingstodonewjersey.com | #nj #newjersey #botanicalgardens #arboretums #daytrips #gardens #kids #summit #morris #ringwood #capemay #farhills
Colorful flowers herald the arrival of spring in New Jersey. | Photo Credit: Tim Sackton via Flickr

It’s breathtaking, isn’t it?… Read more...

Things To Do In New Jersey – Old Barracks Museum

Old Barracks Museum Combines Education with Entertainment, Thrilling Thousands of Visitors Annually

On a blustery, bitter cold and snowy Christmas night, General George Washington led 2400 troops across the Delaware River into New Jersey and marched on Trenton to attack the British and Hessian troops. The Battle of Trenton (the first of two) was short, and the Americans emerged victorious, marking a momentous turn in the Revolutionary War.… Read more...

Things to Do In New Jersey – The Peter Mott House

New Jersey is home to a number of African American historic sites and, since February is African American History Month, I plan to feature a number of these sites on Things To Do In New Jersey this month. Many of these sites are free or inexpensive to visit and offer an important perspective on the role New Jersey and its citizens played in the quest for freedom for enslaved blacks, the struggle for civil rights for 20th century African Americans, and African American citizens who played a prominent role in the history of New Jersey and our nation.… Read more...

Things to Do In New Jersey – Liberty Science Center

Liberty Science Center One of Top
Things To Do In Jersey City NJ

With chilly weather approaching here in New Jersey, many of us are going to be looking for fun indoor things to do – especially those of us with kids! As a mom, I love when I can find an educational place to take my kids that’s fun as well.… Read more...

The Complete Guide to Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in Central New Jersey

Central New Jersey Farms Offer
Pumpkin Picking, Hayrides & More!

Cool, crisp fall days have arrived in New Jersey and what better way could there be to celebrate the fall season than heading out to a local farm for a day of pumpkin picking with family and friends? If you live in Central Jersey, there are over a dozen farms within a short drive where you can pick your own pumpkins!… Read more...

Things To Do In New Jersey – Tenafly Nature Center

Tenafly Nature Center offers fun and educational things to do for children and adults alike.

In a quiet wooded area nestled in busy Bergen County, New Jersey, lies a peaceful haven for humans and animals alike. The Tenafly Nature Center preserves and maintains nearly 400 acres of natural habitat in the midst of the busy metropolis that is northern New Jersey.… Read more...