Now that the turkey has been stuffed, carved, and eaten, it’s time to look forward to Christmas. With Thanksgiving coming so late, the holiday season is already in full swing. New Jersey kids are so lucky; there are so many activities and events. The only problem is there isn’t enough time! Get your calendars out and choose something fun from these 25 best holiday 2013 activities.
Turkey trots and turkey races are a fun activity for Thanksgiving Day morning. Before you sit down to that delicious Thanksgiving meal, take the family out and trot like a turkey! Running is a sport everyone can participate in…it encourages health and fitness, can benefit a charity and doesn’t require great skill or practice. There are many “Turkey Trots” across the state of New Jersey, all of which are family friendly. Check out one close to you and burn some calories before you add more.
We hope you've been enjoying our series on Great Small Towns in NJ and have headed out to Chester, Sparta, or Cranford by now. Today's selection is Millburn, New Jersey; as the home of the famed Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn is a center of the arts and culture in Essex County. Millburn also boasts a host of recreational facilities, restaurants, and a beautiful arboretum that will keep any family busy for a great day out in NJ!
With Thanksgiving right around the bend, the holiday season is in full swing! Luckily, our fair state has some of the most innovative and exciting holiday shows this side of the big city--no longer do we have to travel far and wide to find quality entertainment. NJ theaters bring you everything from the Nutcracker and productions of “A Christmas Carol”, to Chanukah concerts and Kwanzaa fests. There is a show for everyone, both content- and budget-wise.
For those who like a good fright before Halloween night, check out some of New Jersey's best haunted establishments. There are plenty of night-time haunts to please the older kids, some creepy walking tours to see an entire (possibly) haunted town, a scaredy-cat amusement park and even a few scare-free zones where kids can just trick or treat. So pick your poison and Happy Halloween!
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