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25+ Things to do in New Jersey

25+ Things to do in New Jersey

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Cure your boredom and find something new to do! Here is a list of my family’s favorite things to do in New Jersey! I hope you have fun!

Whether you have lived in New Jersey your whole life or are just passing through on a road trip, there are so many wonderful things to do here in our great Garden State!

Here are some suggestions of things to do in New Jersey based off of what my family loves to do!

*Of course, right now things may be different with the pandemic, so be sure to social distance and use precaution! 

25+ Things to do in New Jersey:

Go crabbing at the Jersey Shore.


Check out a new Farmer’s Market

Get some amazing pizza at Talula’s  in Asbury Park

Visit Lucy the Elephant  in Ocean City.

Find someplace new to eat around New Jersey.

lobster roll

Check out Casino Pier in Seaside.

Check out the free beaches in Wildwood.

Go fishing!

boy fishing in a green shirt at a lake

Go on a Bike Ride on a new trail.

girl riding a beach cruiser bike

Go for a hike


Go clamming at Island Beach State Park


Walk around Jenkinson’s boardwalk

jenkinson's penguin

Search for fossils at Poricy Park Fossil Beds

dig for fossils at Poricy Park Fossil Beds

Go to Six Flags Great Adventure

mom with kids at 6 flags great adventure

Have dinner at Medieval Times

See the flowers at Holland Ridge Farms


Get a crazy ice cream at Coney Waffle.

Go blueberry picking at Fred + III Blueberry Fields

Just outside of New Jersey you can visit:

The Crayola Factory

Hershey Park

Yogi Bear’s Campground 

Dorney Park


Great Wolf Lodge

And load up the DVD player with this summer’s Family Road Trip Movie Playlist.

Grab this free printable for essentials for a fun beach trip!

Zucchini Meatballs
Zucchini Meatballs Recipe
Triple Berry Pie Recipe

Tara of spotofteadesigns

Thursday 9th of June 2016

Fun list! I've lived in NJ all my 34 years and still haven't done all these. Lucy I'm coming!! I wanted to add besides wineries we have TONS of breweries here (including the one my parents are part owners - Cricket Hill in Fairfield!)