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Fun things to do in NEW HOPE

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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  • Delaware River Tubing

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    (9 miles) Frenchtown

    Every single tube is outfitted with handles that makes carrying easier when entering the river, pulling up to Adventure Island for food with The Famous River Hot Dog Man, and for when exiting the ...

  • Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association

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    (9 miles) Pennington

    Enjoy the more than 10 miles of hiking trails, the wonder of the Kate Gorrie Butterfly House, and the exhibits and animals of the Buttinger Nature Center - plus get on mission with the science of ...

  • Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle

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    (10 miles) Doylestown

    Explore daily life circa 1850s through over 40,000 objects in 55 rooms, plus guided tours of the castle.

  • Black River and Western Railroad

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    (11 miles) Flemington

    A great 70-minute steam / diesel powered train rides through rural Hunterdon County, a must for all those young train fans out there.

  • The Mad Potter

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    (11 miles) Flemington

    The Mad Potter offers fun and affordable entertainment for people of all ages. No experience is necessary. the mad potter offers hundreds of unfinished pottery pieces ranging from mugs, money ...

  • Jungle Gym n Bounce

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    (13 miles) Flemington

    Jungle Gym 'n Bounce is a family owned and operated indoor family fun center that was created to fill a huge need in the community. We offer inflatables, laser tag, bazooka ball, video games, ...

  • Northlandz

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    (13 miles) Flemington

    Enter Northlandz and enjoy an astonishing tour through some of the finest scenery in America, all under one roof - The Great American Railway: A spectacular adventure on this 1 mile indoor tour ...

  • Break Away Entertainment

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    (13 miles) Flemington

    Billiards and arcade center.

  • Sesame Place

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    (13 miles) Langhorne

    If you've always wanted to visit Elmo's World or dance with Big Bird in the Sesame Street parade, this is the place for you - plus loads of other things to do inc. over a dozen water rides. One of ...

  • Thunderbird Bowling Lanes

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    (13 miles) Warminster

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

  • Sky River Helicopters

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    (14 miles) Pittstown

    Get the family flying with these fun helicopter tours over New Jersey! Tours, charters and flight school all ready for your family day out!

  • Happy Tymes Family Fun Center

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    (14 miles) Warrington

    Outdoor and indoor attractions for all ages, and FREE admission! Fun pay and play adventure with go-karts, arcade and more!

  • Bouncing Off The Walls

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    (14 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!

  • Colonial Woods Family Camping

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    (15 miles) Upper Black Eddy

    The quality environment at Colonial Woods starts with your campsite (or rental trailer or cabin) but extends throughout a resort that is literally filled with every important amenity. When you ...

  • 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 ...

  • Kids Towne

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    (16 miles) Hamilton

    Kids Towne USA offers all kids: from toddlers to teens a world of good times all under one roof. The 10,000 square foot facility offers birthday parties, laser tag, laser maze, climbing tower and 6 ...

  • Round Valley Recreation Area

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    (19 miles) Lebanon

    Welcomes swimmers, boaters, fishermen, picnickers and campers to its scenic shore. Camping opportunities accessible by hike or boat. There are two playgrounds and volleyball nets on the beachfront.

  • Fun Spot

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    (20 miles) Philadelphia

    The concept of Fun Spot is a place where children from 6 months to 5 years old can come to have fun and learn while interacting with their parents.

  • Kix and Giggles

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    (20 miles) Philadelphia

    Uniquely designed for maximum fun, constant visibility and special needs accessibility this is fun with pleasing purity: traditional physical and imaginative play.

  • Color Me Mine Montgomeryville

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    (20 miles) North Wales

    Color Me Mine is a paint your own pottery studio for painters of all ages, whether you are looking for a unique party idea, want to escape the stress of modern living, or just want to have some fun.

  • JerZJump

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    (20 miles) Monmouth Junction

    JerZJump offers full arcade with lots of games to test your skills. From ski ball and Ms.Pac-Man to Arctic Thunder where you can race your friends, jerZjump offers games for players of all ages and ...

  • Branchburg Sports Complex

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    (21 miles) Branchburg

    A superb four-level interactive laser tag arena for a family rumble, plus facilities for dodgeball, softball, lacrosse, field hockey, soccer and more.

  • Elmwood Park Zoo

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    (26 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

  • Twin Rivers Tubing

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    (26 miles) Phillipsburg

    Tubing and river fun in New Jersey! A great family day out activity - especially on those hot summer days! Kayaking, rafting and canoeing also available too.

  • The Crayola Factory

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    (26 miles) Easton

    Come to this fun-filled visitor center and create memories that last a lifetime. Ideal for families with children under 12 and has colorful activities to keep you busy for hours. Live demonstrations ...

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