If you’re looking for attractions and places to go in NJ, you’ll find it all in New Jersey’s Heartland. There’s a world of things to do with kids in South Jersey, and none are more fun or entertaining than the “Top Things to Do In New Jersey’s Heartland.”
WheatonArts is a Cumberland County cultural treasure, serving as a crossroads for arts and culture in New Jersey’s Heartland with one of the largest collections of American glassmaking in the country.
New Jersey Motorsports Park has become a leading entertainment and sports destination, offering a variety of dynamic attractions for the whole family including two road courses, a top U.S. karting facility, and Battlegrounds Paintball.
Built in 1949, the Delsea Drive-In is unique and rich in history, combining nostalgia with state-of-the-art technology. It is the only drive-in movie theater in the state of New Jersey and one of the few remaining in the Tri-State area.
If you want a great place to spend the day watching exciting races, the Bridgeport Speedway offers 1/4 and 5/8 tracks for trucks and cars of all varieties.
The first zoo in New Jersey, Cohanzick Zoo, features animal exhibits, education for the kids, animal adoptions, and more.
Carlisle School of Glass Art
This gallery, which features handmade pieces, is the perfect place for all levels of aspiring glass artists.
Woodstown Walking Tour
Six unique and historical homes highlight this walking tour through Woodstown.
Appel Farm Arts & Music Center
Appel Farm Arts & Music Center specializes in transforming lives though the arts bringing together diverse communities for the prestigious overnight summer arts camp, after-school arts programs, Girl Scout retreats, festivals, outreach in the schools and more!
Glasstown Arts District
Everything from glassmaking to painting in this small town focused on the artistic history of Cumberland County.
Bridgeton Hall of Fame All Sports Museum
South Jersey’s top male and female athletes and sports teams are honored with their stories told through a variety of exhibits featuring photos, scrapbooks, equipment, trophies, and much more.
Too much to do in one day at this rich and historic village.
Cumberland County Liberty Bell
Learn the story and unique history behind the other famous bell located right here in New Jersey’s Heartland.
Marlboro Farm Market
Farm-to-table comes to life as you pick your own fruits and vegetables seasonally, as well as flowers that are in bloom all year.
Garden State Aquatic Nursery
A great getaway where you can discover more than 75 varieties of unique and beautiful aquatic plant life.
The Hancock family’s rich history is on display at this fully restored 1675 museum.
Indian Trail Farm
Indian Trail Farm is known for its scenic and beautiful riding trails and the cutest fainting goats in New Jersey’s Heartland.
Maurice River Cruises
One of the most unique tours in New Jersey’s Heartland, featuring three huge and unique rivers lined with small towns, historic lighthouses, and beautiful wild life.
Scarecrow Hollow Cornfield
Scarecrow Hollow features tons of activities for the kids with a huge corn maze, hayrides and lots of arts and crafts, including scarecrow building and pumpkin painting.
East Point Lighthouse
Explore the only lighthouse left in Cumberland County and discover its rich maritime history.
Birding & Wildlife Trails
See thousands of unique wildlife species as you hike four unique trails. It’s nature at its finest.
Throughout Salem County
Glades Wildlife Refuge
A great place to spend the day outdoors, featuring hiking trails, bird watching, and amazing animal and plant life, as well as canoeing and kayaking.
Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Comprised of 43,000 acres of protected coastal lands, the refuge is the habitat of hundreds of wildlife species.
A great place for an afternoon picnic, these beautiful gardens feature hundreds of flowers and trees, and plenty of places to spread your blanket and enjoy the view.
Finns Point National Cemetery & Trails
Discover the history of this National Cemetery then take time to explore its scenic trails.
This tour of Salem County’s only honey producer will help you understand all the amazing things bees can do for the environment and how they help Mother Earth.
Historic Bridgeton Walking Tour
300 years of history come to life on this walk through historic Bridgeton.
NJ Horse Drawn Carriages
A unique and romantic way to tour scenic Salem County.
Schooner A.J. Meerwald
Tour the Delaware Bay on this restored 1928 oyster schooner.
Enjoy this wonderful nature trail extending from Sunset Lake to Cohanzick Zoo! A great afternoon outdoors.
The Sheppard House
Incredible architecture and an amazing history highlight this 18th century boarding school for girls.
High Elevations Trampoline Park
This 20,000 square foot, state of the art trampoline park features a large open jump area, a foam pit, four slam dunk basketball courts, and a dodge ball court for high-flying fun.
Formally known as the Little Theatre of Vineland, Cumberland Players now runs as a full-fledged community theatre offering a setting whereby community members young and old, can participate and join in the love of theater.
Landis Theater Performing Arts Center
Hosting its own schedule of events, ranging from national touring artists and professional entertainment, cultural and multi-cultural enrichment programs, dance, classical music, jazz, doo-wop, musicals, drama and local talent productions by The Landis Theater Actors.
The Eagle Theatre
South Jersey’s only year-round professional Equity Theatres. The non-profit theatre produces live musicals and plays and has gained regional, statewide and national attention.
The Levoy Theatre of Millville is a non-profit organization and “a first-rate performing arts center” that serves and educates a wide audience in South Jersey. The theatre holds shows throughout the year and offers theatre classes for children.
The arboretum originated at a meeting of the town’s City Council in 2007. It boasts a wonderful collection of beautiful, unique flowers, remarkable trees and scents.
The Landis Theatre of Vineland originally opened in 1937 and showcased many Vaudeville acts. The theatre closed its doors in 1987, but with the efforts of Vineland’s Redevelopment Plan, it has once again opened its doors. Its hosts 750 patrons and hosts a variety of professional entertainment and theatre productions.
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