Is your family the adventurous type? Like to live on the edge (literally)? Love the outdoors from approximately 1000 feet above sea level and at a speed of upwards of 40mph? Then maybe ziplining is for you. My husband and I recently experienced the exhilarating rush of ziplining at Zoom Ziplines in Mountain Creek, NJ; read on for all the details of this very extreme sport in our fair state!
Rodeos in New Jersey? While a state like Texas is usually associated with all things western, New Jersey families may be surprised to know that they can experience the “wild west” much like their Texan counterparts. Rodeos are alive and well here in the Garden State. In fact, many events can be found close to home and are cheap to watch. Strap on your best cowboy boots and check out some of these thrilling horse and rider shows.
How will you celebrate Dad this Father’s Day? There are tons of family-friendly activities happening all over the state on June 16, but we’ve narrowed it down to our top ten favorites. There’s something on the list to please every type of dad, so whether yours is a sports fiend, a history buff, a train fanatic or just wants to relax with a glass of wine, we’ve got you covered. Happy Father’s Day to all of New Jersey’s wonderful dads!
It's one day until spring--huh?? The east coast has endured some crazy weather in recent weeks, so we wise and hardy NJ moms know there is no guarantee that warm weather will be here anytime soon. Luckily, New Jersey has plenty of fun and exciting indoor play spaces to take the kids. Pack a bag, put on your snow boots, and head out to try out some of these awesome places in Mercer and Somerset counties.
The winter months can be a challenging time for parents. Keeping your kids busy when it’s too cold to play outdoors is never an easy feat. To help you out, we’ve rounded up 10 great indoor spots in Bergen County to occupy you over the next few months. So take your little ones to bounce around, create art, play mini golf or visit a museum—there are plenty of options in the area to keep them entertained (and ensure your sanity).
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