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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, New Jersey. 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 – Visit A Planetarium!

Soar Through Space at New Jersey’s Planetariums

Looking for fun things to do in New Jersey on a cold or rainy day? Are you or someone else in your family fascinated by stars, planets, black holes, and all things astronomical? Consider a trip to one of the numerous planetariums in New Jersey!… 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 – Morristown National Historical Park

A while back, I introduced you to Gateway National Recreation Area and alluded to the fact that New Jersey is home to more national parks than one might initially think. Today, in observance of what seems like the winter that WILL NOT END and in light of the fact that some of our state has still more snow forecasted for the near future, I’d like to introduce you to Morristown National Historical Park.… 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...

Things To Do In New Jersey – Rutgers Geology Museum

Looking for fun and inexpensive things to do in New Jersey? Got a rock hound or budding paleontologist in the family (or maybe you are one yourself)? Check out the Rutgers Geology Museum, which happens to be one of the oldest collegiate geology collections in the United States. Founded in 1872, its exhibits showcase the natural history of New Jersey, focusing on geology, anthropology, and paleontology.… Read more...