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Visit: The Raptor Trust {Long Hill Township, New Jersey}

A quaint and quiet animal sanctuary tucked into Long Hill Township, let’s pay a visit to Raptor Trust. For as long as I can remember, at least the last twenty years, I have been recommending the Raptor Trust to anyone that needs a place to take...
by Sweetnicks on Dec 5, 2016

Visit: Dog Days of Summer {Things to Do in New Jersey}

Looking for a fun afternoon activity with your kids? We love visiting the annual Dog Days of Summer in Boonton. When I’m looking for things to do with the kids, whether it’s summer or not, it’s usually a mix of free or inexpensive a...
by Sweetnicks on Jul 21, 2016

Visit: National Guard Militia Museum {Sea Girt, New Jersey}

A unique, little well-kept secret of a museum that you should visit … because the Jersey Shore is more than just beaches. Last week, the kids were on Spring Break, and this time, we kept our adventures a little closer to home. We spent a few da...
by Sweetnicks on Apr 11, 2016

Visit: The Van Vleck House & Gardens {Montclair, New Jersey}

A beautiful public property to tour, the Van Vleck House & Gardens in Montclair truly celebrates anyone with a green thumb. Mother’s Day was definitely all about basking in the great outdoors. We started with a 1.41 mile hike through the B...
by Sweetnicks on May 11, 2015

Visit: Insectropolis {Toms River, New Jersey}

Looking for a fun outing with your kids (or without kids)? Visit Insectropolis in Toms River and get one with the creepy crawlies. The kids and I were down the shore in mid-August, and we had a few days to fill with some fun adventures. I took a quic...
by Sweetnicks on Oct 13, 2014

Visit: Grounds for Sculpture {Hamilton Township, NJ}

Beautiful gardens, hundreds of amazing art sculptures, and plenty of kid-friendly and adult-approved things to see, the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton Township is worth a visit. When the kids and I visited the world’s largest tooth in Princeton...
by Sweetnicks on Jul 16, 2014

WIN Tickets to the Collingswood Youth/Summer Theater’s The Wizard Of Oz

An original article from Jersey Family Fun Details and your chance to win tickets to the Collingswood Community Theater's The Wizard Of Oz presented by the Collingswood Community Youth Theater. The post WIN Tickets to the Collingswood Youth/Summer T...
by Jersey Family Fun on Jul 14, 2014

WIN Tickets to the Collingswood Community Theater’s The Wizard Of Oz

An original article from Jersey Family Fun Details and your chance to win tickets to the Collingswood Community Theater's The Wizard Of Oz presented by the Collingswood Community Youth Theater. The post WIN Tickets to the Collingswood Community Thea...
by Jersey Family Fun on Jul 14, 2014

Visit: Stony Hill Farms Corn Maze {Chester, New Jersey}

Last year, the kids and I did a sunflower maze, and I made the organizers promise to come find us if we got lost. Luckily, I was taller than the sunflower stalks, so it was relatively easy to navigate and we did it in about an hour. This year, althou...
by Sweetnicks on Oct 3, 2013

Go: Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live Show

As a parent, I feel a certain obligation to help feed my kids’ passions. So when I saw that Jack Hanna was bringing his live show to a local theater, I quickly looked up ticket availability. I mean … animals? With my kids, particularly Ma...
by Sweetnicks on Jan 7, 2013

Top 8 Reasons You Have to Bring the Kids to Patcong Valley Model Railway this January

  It’s an annual tradition with us and with 8 quick reasons, we hope it will become one for your family too.   8 Reasons You Have to Bring the Kids to Patcong Valley Model Railway   Where else can your child pretend to be a condu...
by Jersey Family Fun on Jan 4, 2013

Excely’s Christmas Tree Farm – Where Shopping for a Tree is More Fun Than You Might Have Thought

  As the Christmas Holiday approaches the pressure is on for everyone who gets real trees to find the perfect tree. For me it’s not about finding the perfect tree but for finding the perfect place to make memories. There are dozens and doz...
by Jersey Family Fun on Dec 14, 2012


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