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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, Funtown Amusement Park 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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  • 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

    The railroad museum traces the history of railroading in Fall River,located in railroad cars . There are many displays in the rail cars, including a display of model trains and a kids play room. The ...

  • 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

    Beautiful and vast this is a scenic and historic site great for hiking, picnicking, exploring and playing in the wading pool. Hunters, anglers, horseback and mountain bike riders are all welcome.

  • 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!

  • Colt State Park

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    (9 miles)Bristol

    Colt State Park in Bristol is often referred to as the 'gem' of the State Parks System. The entire western border of the park is an open panorama onto Narragansett Bay.

  • Seekonk Grand Prix

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    (9 miles)Seekonk

    The whole family can get in on the action here, with something for every taste: from the Kids' Track and Bumper Cars to family racing and the terrifying Slick Track!

  • Itz My Party

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    (10 miles)Taunton

    Colourful indoor playground designed for children ages 9 months to 10 years. The playground is great for parties or just to get the kids out of the house!

  • 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 ...

  • 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

    Experience The Miracle Of Living Tropical Butterflies in the Summer Exhibit in Tiverton, Rhode Island. Walk through the exhibit and have these colorful creatures of nature flying around you. Learn To ...

  • 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

    Charming and compassionate animal sanctuary caring long term for now over 200 abandoned and mistreated creatures the kids can watch.

  • Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park

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    (12 miles)Providence

    Wall to wall trampolining arena with angled sides, plus multi lane Foam Pit, several 3D Dodgeball Courts, 2 SkySlam areas, and a dedicated Toddler Court.

  • Alibi Charters

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    (13 miles)Warwick

    Alibi Charters offer a range of cruise packages to fit your needs. We like to share our appreciation & knowledge of the local waters with you. From beginners to the experienced, whether it\'s a ...

  • Roger Williams Park Zoo

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    (14 miles)Providence

    Home to approximately 130 species of rare and fascinating animals from around the world including elephants, giraffes, snow leopards, kangaroos, moon bears, gibbons and many others, all in ...

  • Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

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    (14 miles)Providence

    The Museum of Natural History is Rhode Island’s only natural history museum and home to the state’s only public planetarium. Located in historic Roger Williams Park, the Museum has been educating ...

  • 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

    - is a place where kids and grown ups can play and learn together-it presents hands-on exhibit areas and exciting programs designed for children ages 1 to 11. One of the many fun family places to go ...

  • 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

    Located on the Blackstone River in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, Slater Mill is a museum complex dedicated to bringing the American Industrial Revolution to life.Slater Mill Historic Site is an ...

  • 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.