Things to do in NEW MILFORD 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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  • Kindermusik

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    (2 miles) Teaneck

    Music and Movement Programs from birth-age 7 Innovative curricua includes Sign language for pre-verbal speakers ABC Music and Me-A Language and Literacy program set to music toddler ...

  • Velocity 17 Kart Racing

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    (4 miles) Maywood

    Our karts are equipped with a full wrap around bumper and seatbelt, and our track marshals are always on hand to help out, making sure that every child is tightly belted in to their kart, and wearing ...

  • Riverside Park

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    (5 miles) Manhattan

    Riverside Park Fund nurtures Riverside Park’s well-being, helps preserve its historic nature and leads the community in developing active stewardship. Founded in 1986 by a small group of community ...

  • Bergen County Zoo

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    (5 miles) Paramus

    The Bergen County Zoo offers education programs for everyone: children and adults; individuals and groups; at the zoo, or at your facility. A variety of programs are offered throughout the year. ...

  • Valley Falls State Park

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    (6 miles) Fairmont

    Once the site of a lumber and grist mill community, the scenic treasure of Valley Falls State Park is located only a short drive from Fairmont and Grafton. This 1,145 acre day use park hosts a ...

  • New York Kids Club

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    (6 miles) New York

    The New York Kids Club is a children enrichment center renowned for creative and innovative kids classes, birthday celebrations, and special events! One of the many fun family places to visit if you ...

  • Secaucus Recreation Center

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    (6 miles) Secaucus

    A place for active kids. The Recreation Center offers swimming pools, exercise room and basketball courts. It has a beautiful view on the meadows and the Manhattan skyline. One of the many fun ...

  • Museum of the City of New York

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    (6 miles) Manhattan

    The exhibits have just about everything you ever wanted to know about New York City and then some.

  • Bronx Zoo

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    (6 miles) Bronx

    The world's largest urban zoo features world-class exhibits featuring get you eye-to-eye with massive crocodiles, majestic tigers, and inquisitive gorillas.

  • The Jewish Museum

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    (6 miles) New York City

    Widely admired for its exhibitions and collections that inspire people of all backgrounds, The Jewish Museum is one of the world’s preeminent institutions devoted to exploring the intersection of ...

  • Hayden Planetarium

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    (7 miles) Manhattan

    Featuring Zeiss Mark IX Star Projector and a Digital Dome Projection System, the Planetarium offers a varying range of fascinating shows, guides and spectaculars using their 3D star atlas.

  • American Museum of Natural History

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    (7 miles) Manhattan

    An amazing New York museum with 45 permanent exhibition halls including Dinosaur Halls, Hall of Ocean Life, and the Hall of Human Origins, as wel as hands-on fun for kids

  • Guggenheim Museum

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    (7 miles) Manhatten

    The iconic site of many celebrated special exhibitions, with smaller galleries devoted permanently to the Guggenheim's renowned collection, which ranges from Impressionism through contemporary art.

  • Harmony Early Learning Center

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    (7 miles) Secaucus

    A day at Harmony is wonderfully well-rounded with learning activities through play so each child can learn while having fun. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to ...

  • Craft Studio

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    (7 miles) New York

    Is a beautifully decorated and spacious studio where imagination and creativity run wild. Your kids would enjoy spending an afternoon painting a work of art in their walk-in craft section, or they ...

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art

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    (7 miles) Manhattan

    With a permanent collection of over 2 million works of art, you know this New York City museum is a great journey into the wonderful world of art!

  • AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 with IMAX

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    (7 miles) Manhattan

    The theatre was at one point the United States' largest theatrical screen measuring 100' by 80'.

  • Wollman Rink on Central Park

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    (7 miles) New York City

    When you think of New York in the winter time, you can't go past the iconic outdoor ice skating experience in Central Park. A great experience for the whole family.

  • Hola A Playgroup in Spanish

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    (7 miles) New York

    ¡HOLA! A Playgroup in Spanish is a unique immersion, grass-roots program established since 2001 for young children ages 12 months to eight years of age. Their language acquisition philosophy and ...

  • NJ Childrens Museum

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    (7 miles) Paramus

    Explore over 30 different play and learning areas, each designed to attract and engage the imagination! Your child is your guide.

  • ArtXplorers

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    (7 miles) NYC

    A creative, unique and interactive way for kids to enjoy and learn about art around New York City.

  • Central Park Zoo

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    (8 miles) Manhattan

    From a steamy rain forest to an icy Antarctic penguin habitat encounter fascinating animals from all over the globe plus Tisch Children's Zoo lets little animal lovers meet gentle creatures up close.

  • Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament

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    (8 miles) Lyndhurst

    In the Lyndhurst Castle's grand ceremonial arena, weapons are brandished and an authentic medieval jousting tournament ensues. Our Knights' dazzling displays of skill and athleticism demand the same ...

  • 74th St Magic

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    (8 miles) NYC

    With a variety of enrichment classes, special events and birthday parties for children, 74th St. MAGIC aims to help children build confidence, independence and knowledge while cultivating their ...

  • FAO Schwarz Toy Store

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    (8 miles) New York City

    The Toy Soldier stands at the front door, ready to welcome you into our special world. FAO Schwarz has been enchanting the young and young-at-heart since 1862. Our flagship store on Fifth Avenue is a ...

  • Gazillion Bubble Show

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    (8 miles) New York City

    Will amaze your whole family with Step into an interactive bubble world and be dazzled by spellbinding lasers, spectacular lighting effects, and jaw-dropping masterpieces of bubble artistry.

  • Sony Wonder Technology Lab

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    (8 miles) Manhattan

    The Sony Wonder Technology Lab (SWTL) is a FREE four-story, interactive technology and entertainment museum for all ages. Located in mid-town Manhattan, SWTL inspires creativity in a high-quality, ...

  • FDNY Fire Zone

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    (8 miles) New York

    The FDNY Fire Zone, a state of the art fire safety learning center located in Rockefeller Center which offers classes and demonstrations in fire safety. Through a variety of hands-on exhibits and ...

  • NBC Experience Store and Studio Tour

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    (8 miles) Manhattan

    Offers walking tours behind the scenes of NBC's New York studios and of New York's most recognizable landmark, Rockefeller Center.

  • Radio City Music Hall Tour

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    (8 miles) Manhattan

    Go behind the scenes at the largest indoor theater in the world, right in New York City!

  • Top of the Rock Observation Deck

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    (8 miles) Manhattan

    Discover New York from 70 stories up! The high-speed shuttle sends you racing to the sky to enjoy dazzling multimedia history exhibits the city's only crystal-clear, 360 view point.

  • Ripley's Believe It Or Not

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    (8 miles) New York

    Kids of all ages can experience the mysterious, the weird and the wonderful at this New York City museum of oddities from all over the world!

  • Madame Tussauds New York

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    (8 miles) New York City

    Fun for the whole family as you come face to face with your favorite stars of music, film, sport, and history! Be a celebrity in New York City!

  • Bounce N Play

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    (8 miles) Astoria

    Open play bouncing and birthday parties at this fun New York indoor play center, with bounce houses, gym and toddler area

  • The Pond at Bryant Park

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    (8 miles) Manhattan

    The centerpiece of Bryant Park's winter season, the 170' x 100' rink features free admission ice skating, in addition to high quality rental skates, skating shows, special events and activities. Runs ...