Things to do in CHERRY HILL with kids

Don’t be fooled by the nickname The Garden State. New Jersey bursts with sandy beaches, bustling cities and quiet towns. Close to New York and Philadelphia, yet far from big city life - New Jersey has so many places to visit with kids - culture, history, nature and most importantly - FUN!

New Jersey has always been know for it’s beautiful seasides and shorelines, so take advantage and introduce kids to popular attractions like Abescon Lighthouse and Casino Beach Pier. 


But there are also surprises! Did you think New Jersey was the place for whale watching? Cape May Whale Watcher even spots dolphins too!  Battleships too? Yep! Battleship New Jersey lets kids even sleep in the bunks!

Dinosaurs come to life at Field Station Dinosaurs, and you can see the state from another angle with super fun Helicopter Rides!

Of course, nature in New Jersey is stunning - and there are a host of FREE state parks to explore! From Wharton to Kittatinny Valley, activities from hiking, kayaking to wildlife spotting are all waiting for YOU!

Don’t forget the camera…you will be creating a LOT of memories!

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  • Garden State Discovery Museum

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    (3 miles) Cherry Hill

    Touch, explore and create in the museums many interactive exhibit areas - loads of things to do all under one roof

  • CoCo Key Water Resort

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    (3 miles) Mount Laurel

    Gather your family and friends to experience New Jersey’s Largest indoor water park. Join us for the day at CoCo Key Water Resort where we have over 55,000 sq.ft. of indoor water park fun.

  • Adventure Aquarium

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    (6 miles) Camden

    Explore under the ocean in New Jersey with this family fun aquarium, with a shark tank, walk through tube and interactive exhibits!

  • Battleship New Jersey

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    (6 miles) Camden

    An exciting museum open for tours, overnight camps and historic fun on a real live battleship in New Jersey!

  • Independence Seaport Museum

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    (6 miles) Philadelphia

    Take a seat for your choice of seafaring lesson and join us on an exciting voyage through our region's rich maritime history.

  • Betsy Ross House

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    (7 miles) Philadelphia

    Explore the birthplace of the American flag at the Betsy Ross House, full of amazing history to learn through interactive experiences!

  • National Museum of American Jewish History

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    (7 miles) Philadelphia

    Rising five stories above Independence Mall, in the heart of historic Philadelphia, the National Museum of American Jewish History will join Independence Hall, the National Constitution Center, the ...

  • Independence National Historical Park

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    (7 miles) Philadelphia

    The birthplace of America! Venture to Independence National Historical Park and witness Independence Hall, the infamous Liberty Bell, and Franklin Court!

  • Lights of Liberty

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    (7 miles) Philadelphia

    Go back in time and experience the American Revolution as it happened at this unique Lights of Liberty 3D show.

  • Philly Duck Tour

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    (7 miles) Philadelphia

    The Philly Duck Tour the best way for families to tour Philadelphia, because they combine fun and music with history and sights. Adults and seniors will have just as much fun as kids, as the Captains ...

  • Baby Loves Disco

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    (7 miles) Philadelphia

    Baby loves disco is an afternoon dance party featuring real music spun and mixed by real djs blending classic disco tunes From the 70s, & 80s guaranteed to get those little booties moving and ...

  • Franklin Square

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    (7 miles) Philadelphia

    Family fun in one of Philadelphia's five original squares! A great outdoor playground for kids of all ages. with mini golf, tasty foods and a carousel!

  • Please Touch Museum

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    (8 miles) Philadelphia

    Fun play experiences for those under 7 years in this interactive museum, with a number of exhibit zones, and a special toddler area too!

  • Paws Farm Nature Center

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    (8 miles) Mount Laurel

    All visitors enjoy and learn from the many interactive exhibits and the more that 80 birds and animals housed here.

  • Clementon Amusement Park

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    (9 miles) Clementon

    Lush landscaping, park-wide themeing, new operational and guest service standards, updated restaurant menus and in-park entertainment will complement a collection of kids, family and high-thrill ...

  • Philadelphia Museum

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    (9 miles) Philadelphia

    Overlooking one of the nation's most culturally vibrant cities, the Philadelphia Museum of Art welcomes nearly a million visitors each year, encouraging them to embark upon a walk through time that ...

  • Sahara Sams Oasis Indoor Water Park

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    (9 miles) West Berlin

    A fun and splash-tastic all year round water park - Sahara Sam’s is full of family fun with a ton of indoor water activities and seasonal outdoor water activities! Surf's Up!

  • Philadelphia Trolley Works

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    (10 miles) Philly

    A great, fun, old fashioned way to see the beautiful city of Philadelphia and learn about its famous sights and attractions

  • Philadelphia Zoo

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    (10 miles) Philadelphia

    By the looks of it, Philly Zoo appears to be one of the best Zoos in the US. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Philadelphia for kids

  • Safety Town at Mason Mills Park

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    (16 miles) Athyn

    offers a vast play area for children of all ages, including equipment ranging from the classic swings and slides to turretted towers and maze like tree houses plus a play space designed to teach ...

  • Kehlers Kids Fun Factory

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    (17 miles) Broomall

    Indoor soft play for kids up to 11 yrs, as well as gymnastics, cheer tumbling, summer camps and parties!

  • Sesame Place

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    (20 miles) Langhorne

    Experience Sesame Street coming to life, with water fun, rides, and amazing shows just for kids! Kids fun in Pennsylvania all day long!

  • Bouncing Off The Walls

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    (20 miles) Levittown

    Bouncing Off The Walls was created for children age six and under to have fun and play in a safe environment made just for them!

  • Linvilla Orchards

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    (21 miles) Media

    The ultimate farm fun for kids! They can take a hayride through the lush fields and orchards, or climb aboard the “The Playland Express” train. With farm animals, pony rides, fishing and lakes - ...

  • Thunderbird Bowling Lanes

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    (21 miles) Warminster

    Bumpers for the kids, bumper-less for the adults with 32 automatic bumper lanes at Thunderbird Bowling Center!

  • Happy Tymes Family Fun Center

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    (21 miles) Warrington

    Fun and games in Pennsylvania with go-karts, batting cages, amusement rides, bowling, and lots of family fun!

  • Elmwood Park Zoo

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    (22 miles) Norristown

    The zoo is arranged into different habitats - Bayou, Farmland, Grasslands, South/Central America, Wetlands, Woodlands with over 150 animals in their natural settings

  • Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation

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    (22 miles) Media

    A fascinating living history museum depicting Pennsylvania farm life in the late 1700s. History comes back to life in this historical day out!

  • Jumpers Fun Zone

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    (23 miles) Newtown Square

    Explore the jungle in this indoor play center, perfect for kids from 18 months to 10 years, with soft play, slides, obstacles, bounce houses, and lots of jungle themed fun!

  • The Blueberry Factory

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    (23 miles) Hammonton

    We give info about the farm and about blueberry farming in New Jersey and why Hammonton is the Blueberry Capital. The tour is broken up into two parts, outside and inside. One of the many fun family ...

  • Bouncetown

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    (24 miles) East Norriton

    Bounce houses, inflatable assault courses and several climbing structures with modern adventure play features.

  • Wharton State Forest

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    (24 miles) Hammonton

    A beautiful New Jersey State Forest with rivers and streams for canoeing, hiking trails, mountain biking, horseback riding, numerous lakes, and wildlife - great for family exploration!

  • Color Me Mine Montgomeryville

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    (24 miles) Montgomeryville

    A paint your own pottery studio for all ages, with pre-made pieces to paint, so all you have to do is be creative! Creative fun in Pennsylvania.

  • Philadelphia Rock Gyms

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    (27 miles) Oaks

    Spacious climbing centre welcoming families for indoor and outdoor experiences, bouldering, high rope, after school club, summer camp and more.

  • The Oasis Family Fun Center

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    (27 miles) Glen Mills

    The Oasis Family Fun Center is an ALL INDOOR family entertainment center located in Glen Mills, PA. With 20,000 square feet of safe, clean fun for the entire family including our Ballocity Arena, ...