Fun Things to Do With Kids This Summer
School’s out and kids are ready for summer! If you have been scrambling for fun things to do with kids this summer in New Jersey’s Heartland, we have the perfect list! Make memories and embark on an adventure with the following ideas!
- Batsto Historic Village
Hammonton – The kids will have fun and be dazzled when they take a step back in time through Historic Batsto Village’s streets and reconstructed buildings.
- Bridgeton Hall of Fame All Sport Museum
Bridgeton – Located in the heart of Bridgeton City Park, the Bridgeton Hall of Fame serves as both an educational and fun adventure for your kids as they explore sports memorabilia of well-known athletes.
- Cohanzick Zoo
Bridgeton – The Cohanzick Zoo opened as New Jersey’s first zoo in 1934. Today, it’s home to more than 45 different species of animals from around the world. The zoo is free and a perfect place to spend a summer day!
- Creamy Acres
Elmer – Bring your kids to enjoy old fashion fun on Creamy Acres Farm. Don’t forget to say “hello” to Elmer, the miniature donkey!
- Delsea Drive-in Theatre
Vineland – New Jersey’s only drive-in theatre offers you and your kids the old school movie watching experience of a lifetime!
- George Woodruff Museum of Indian Artifacts
Bridgeton – Your children will enjoy the displays of 10,000-year-old Indian artifacts!
- New Jersey Motorsports Park
Millville – Go-Karting, paintball, and summer-long race events make New Jersey’s Motorsports Park a great place for a fun-filled family day.
- Storybook Land
Mays Landing – Established in 1955, Storybook Land is full of summer fun. Your family will enjoy amusement park rides and a small zoo with peacocks, birds, lamb, and deer. The Storybook Seaport water area is now open daily throughout the summer!
- WheatonArts and Cultural Center
Millville – The world-class art center hosts a variety of family activities, including fun games like jumbo checkers, a 4-foot tumble tower, giant garden dominos, jumbo bubbles, and croquet.
- Downtown Hammonton
Hammonton – Hammonton’s Main Street has a variety of child-friendly restaurants and is home to South Jersey’s largest independent toy store, Toy Market!
- Millville Main Street
Millville – Empower your children to explore their artistic side by visiting Millville Main Street, where they will find opportunities to participate in hands-on arts activities. Visit Artistic Touch Beads where, for just $5, kids can make a variety of fun crafts like bookmarks, earrings, and bracelets. The Levoy Theatre is also located on the Main Street, and offers theatre classes for children.
- Visit a Park
Throughout New Jersey’s Heartland – New Jersey’s Heartland has many beautiful parks, campgrounds, and outdoors recreation areas. Take the kids hiking, fishing, biking, canoeing, kayaking, boating or horseback riding on one of the many trails and rivers.
- Broadway Theatre of Pitman
Pitman – The Broadway Theatre of Pitman offers a Children’s Summer Camp, where kids can learn the art of live theatre. They also feature a variety of children’s theatre shows. This summer’s productions include The Musical Adventures of the Caribbean Pirates and The Little Mermaid. Click here to view the schedule.
- Vineland Main Street
Vineland – Every fourth Friday during the summer, Vineland Main Street will be offering children’s movies in the park! Visit one of the many restaurants on the Main Street offering children’s menus.
- High Elevations Trampoline Park
Sewell – Kids won’t know which attraction to jump on to first at the High Elevations Trampoline Park! With activities like open jump, basketball, dodge ball, Laser DJ Tween Night, and Toddler Time, there is something for kids of all ages!