Things to do in SOMERSET 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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  • Smash Table Tennis Club

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    (3 miles) Fall River

    A fun escape where you can just enjoy the fun sport of table tennis as a family!

  • Lafayette Durfee House

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    (4 miles) Fall River

    Visit the historic home of Colonel Joseph Durfee who defended Fall River from the British. A historic adventure through the stories of the American Revolution.

  • Battleship Cove

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    (5 miles) Fall River

    Don't just learn about history, live it! At Battleship Cove, you will experience firsthand what it was like to serve on board a Navy warship in WWII. Plus Nautical Nights program where families stay ...

  • Old Colony and Fall River Railroad Museum

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    (5 miles) Fall River

    A railroad museum that traces the history of railroading in Fall River, located in railroad cars - great fun for train loving kids!

  • Lazer Gate

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    (5 miles) Fall River

    All things Lazer! Top notch Tag arena, 18 hole blacklight mini golf, and cutting edge lazer maze games, plus arcade.

  • Freetown Fall River State Forest

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    (6 miles) Assonet

    A scenic and historic Massachusetts park, great for hiking, picnicking, exploring and playing in the wading pool. Perfect for active families, anglers, horseback riders!

  • Pump and Jump

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    (8 miles) Taunton

    Offering inflatable bounce houses, obstacle courses and giant slides, plus tots' and juniors' areas away from main equipment with their own special stuff. Also has an arcade.

  • Fantasyland

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    (9 miles) Seekonk

    6 major rides, super slide, softplay and two award winning 18 hole mini golf courses. A fantastic full day out for all the family!

  • Seekonk Grand Prix

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    (9 miles) Seekonk

    The whole family can get in on the karting action here, from the Kids' Track and Bumper Cars to family racing and the terrifying Slick Track!

  • Herreshoff Marine Museum

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    (10 miles) Bristol

    The Herreshoff Marine Museum and America\'s Cup Hall of Fame are dedicated to the education and inspiration of the public through presentations of the history and innovative work of the Herreshoff ...

  • Colt State Park

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    (10 miles) Bristol

    464 acres of drives, lawns and stone walls along one of Rhode Island's most incredible shorelines. The "Gem" of the State Parks System!

  • Coggeshall Farm Museum

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    (10 miles) Bristol

    Is a living history farm depicting Bristol's agrarian life in the year 1799 through live interpretation, historic structures, and heirloom plants and animals.

  • The Butterfly Zoo

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    (10 miles) Tiverton

    It's all things butterflies at this Rhode Island Butterfly Zoo! A day out with the family surrounded by these fluttering colorful creatures!

  • Blithewold Mansion Gardens and Arboretum

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    (11 miles) Bristol

    Blithewold is one of the finest garden estates in New England. Your exploration of Blithewold will include a dozen different gardens, specimen trees, and a 45-room English style manor house, all ...

  • Haines Memorial State Park

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    (11 miles) East Providence

    features a handicap accessible boat ramp, restrooms, and game fields which are available for rent.

  • Winslow Farm Animal Sanctuary

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    (11 miles) Norton

    A charming animal sanctuary caring long term for now over 200 abandoned and mistreated creatures that kids can watch and learn from.

  • Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park Providence

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    (12 miles) Providence

    Wall to wall trampolining in Rhode Island, with a Foam Pit, several 3D Dodgeball Courts, 2 SkySlam areas, and a dedicated Toddler Court!

  • Roger Williams Park Zoo

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    (14 miles) Providence

    Spend the day in one of the oldest zoos in the country, with 130 species of rare and fascinating animals from around the world, including elephants, giraffes, snow leopards, and kangaroos!

  • Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

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    (14 miles) Providence

    Spend the day at Rhode Island’s only natural history museum AND the state’s only public planetarium! A family day out choice since 1896!

  • Capron Park Zoo

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    (14 miles) Attleboro

    Combined with an award-winning playground and exciting educational programs, the Zoo is sure to delight the young and young at heart. Whether it's watching the Lions wrestle, coming face-to-face with ...

  • Providence Childrens Museum

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    (14 miles) Providence

    Kids aged 1 to 11 can play, create AND learn in this hands-on children's museum in Rhode Island! A day out filled with imagination and fun.

  • Providence Athenaeum

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    (14 miles) Providence

    The Providence Athenaeum, founded in 1753 as an independent membership library, provides books and other materials to all, of any age, who love reading, appreciate literature, and enjoy cultural ...

  • Slater Mill Museum

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    (14 miles) Pawtucket

    The American Industrial Revolution is brought back to life in this historic Rhode Island museum, with tours through 18th and 19th century buildings!

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo

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    (14 miles) New Bedford

    The Zoo's Education Department and zookeeper staff offer a range of programs to enhance your zoo experience. See how zookeepers provide enrichment activities to keep the zoo's animals active and ...

  • Ocean Explorium

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    (15 miles) New Bedford

    Educational marine resource with Living Exhibits and touch tanks, hands on learning in the Explorers' Zone, Discovery Bay with toys and activities, and a 3D planetary display.

  • Rock Spot Climbing

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    (16 miles) Lincoln

    Indoor rock climbing fun for kids in Lincoln, Rhode Island, with first time lessons, routes for all experience levels and birthday parties too!

  • Kidz Wurld

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    (16 miles) North Attleboro

    Family friendly indoor kids play center with open play times for those under 8, toys, bouncers and birthday parties!

  • Goddard Memorial State Park

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    (16 miles) Warwick

    Goddard Park attracts thousands of visitors each year as Rhode Island's most popular Metropolitan Park.

  • Lincoln Woods State Park

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    (17 miles) Lincoln

    One of Blackstone Valley's great treasures, this popular New England getaway offers swimming, fishing, jogging, horseback riding, and the beach!

  • Kidz Kastle

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    (17 miles) Warwick

    Kidz Kastle is a 4,500 sq ft state of the art custom designed indoor play center. Children are "free" to express, communicate and lea through PLAY, while parents are "free" to relax, read a book or ...

  • Hannaway Blacksmith Shop

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    (17 miles) Lincoln

    Visitors can now experience the ring of the anvil and the odor of coal and hot steel as blacksmiths forge pieces of the metal into hinges, nails, and other household items.

  • Just Claying Around

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    (18 miles) Bridgewater

    Just Claying Around is a creative space for all ages. Come in to have Fun and Create Memories! Whether your skill level is beginner or expert our amazing staff will guide you through your projects ...

  • Launch Trampoline Park

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    (19 miles) Warwick

    Kids can literally bounce off the walls at this fun Rhode Island trampoline park, with 18,000 sq ft of bouncing FUN!

  • Simpson Spring

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    (19 miles) South Easton

    A historical attraction for kids at one of the oldest independent bottling plants in the United States. A great look back into history!

  • Mass Premier Courts

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    (19 miles) Foxboro

    Indoor play featuring mooonwalks, cars and tricycles, slides, mini roller coaster and toddler play area. Also offers many sports and activities.