Posts in Things to do in New Jersey

Garden State Discovery Museum – Field Trip Friday

April 22nd, 2011

Isn’t Spring Break nice?   Do you like to sleep in with the kids or hit the open road and go explore? Being Jersey Family Fun and all we love to go explore the great family-friendly attractions in our state and the neighboring area. This week or so, with the kids being off, we are…

Button’s Birthday Bash – Field Trip Friday

April 15th, 2011

  You’re invited to a hippo-riffic Party   Who: Button, One of Adventure Aquarium’s hippo is turning 14. When: Saturday, April 16 – Saturday, May 1 during Adventure Aquarium’s regular hours Where: Adventure Aquarium on the Camden Waterfront RSVP: No RSVPing or registering required. You can buy tickets for the Adventure Aquarium at their site…

Time stands still at Elmo’s Green Thumb – Theatre Thursday

April 7th, 2011

Ever feel like life passes by too quickly? Like your children are growing up way too fast? Are you missing out on opportunities to see them explore the world around them with wonder and amazement? STOP, SLOW DOWN! Sesame Street Live, A Vee Corporation Production, is bringing Elmo’s Green Thumb, to the State Theatre in…

Bloggers, Tourism, and Supporting Local Businesses – Talk About it Tuesday

March 29th, 2011

We recently had the pleasure of being invited to Delaware Beach Bloggin, an overnight blogger’s event showcasing what’s great about Rehoboth Beach and Southern Delaware.  The event was hosted by Mel of Mel’s Box of Chocolates and Delaware Beach Families and Aubrey of Southern Delaware Tourism. After having such a great time and getting to…

Flash Mob hits the Hamilton Mall- Theatre Thursday

March 24th, 2011

This has to be one of the greatest PR stunts I have seen. Atlantic County’s own Sojourn Productions found one awesome way to promote their production of Annie.   Check out the video from their flash mob at the Hamilton Mall. Then, go watch the show at the Atlantic Cape Community College Theatre in Mays…

Atlantic City Rodeo

The Rodeo rides into Atlantic City

March 11th, 2011

There are certain memories that stand out from our youth. Memories that we may put aside as adults but then something happens to bring them to the surface. When they do, we can’t help but smile. It’s that way for me with the rodeo. I spent my childhood years in Texas. I remember several family…

Check out your New Jersey Library! – Field Trip Friday

March 4th, 2011

To honor Dr. Seuss and his love for reading, we are focusing this week’s Field Trip Friday on one of the best places to go for a field trip, your local library. Not only is your local library close by, but it’s also a FREE place where you and your family can tap into lots…

Schoolhouse Rock, Live comes to Absecon

March 3rd, 2011

Moms and dads do you remember the Schoohouse Rock cartoons that made learning history, grammar, math, science and politics fun through playful, sing-a-long songs? Now you can come see it live! The Absecon Education Foundation is hosting Schoolhouse Rock, Live Friday, March 11, 2011 at the Marsh Elementary School Cafetorium Doors open at 6:15 pm….

Fireworks Galore! – Field Trip Friday

February 18th, 2011

A few weeks ago we told you about our trip to the Battleship New Jersey for Field Trip Friday. Today, we share with you the video from the amazing Fireworks show. It’s broken into 3 segments to make it a bit easier for our readers to upload. Battleship New Jersey Fireworks Show 1 Battleship New…

Eye to Eye – A Staring Contest with a Stingray

February 16th, 2011

I was just uploading pictures to my computer for upcoming Field Trip Friday blogs, when I came across this picture. I just had to share. It is after all Wordless Wednesday. Have you been eye to eye with a stingray? Ever get into a staring contest with one? In New Jersey we are fortunate enough…

Battleship New Jersey – Field Trip Friday

January 28th, 2011

For today’s Field Trip Friday, we’ll review the Battleship New Jersey. This past New Year’s Eve the Battleship offered a special promotion, fireworks and a tour. Better yet, they were offering fireworks at 6 pm. We could take the boys out for a fun evening and still get them home for their regular bedtime. We…

Adventure Aquarium

December 9th, 2010

The boys and I recently took advantage of a school holiday to visit with the Adventure Aquarium in Camden, NJ. It had been quite some time since we were last there so we were excited to be returning. Even better we were going with some of our best friends too. It was a field trip…

Garden State Parkway – Exit by Exit Challenge

December 7th, 2010

Growing up in Jersey, you can’t help but hear the question, “What exit…?” Make new friends in college who are also from Jersey, one of the first questions you’ll get is what exit are you? It’s the same when you are an adult and you talk to other Jerseyans. We all seem to relate to…

The Playroom – Brigantine’s Best Kept Secret

November 23rd, 2010

Tucked away in a little building, at the corner of Brigantine Avenue and 15th Street South, is Brigantine’s best kept secret for families. It is the Playroom. The Playroom is an indoor playground for children up to age 5. But perhaps it’s better than most playgrounds. At the Brigantine Playroom, your child never has to…

Playing in the Snow with my boy at the Tropicana

November 12th, 2010

Every once in a while I like to take my boys out individually on a “Date with Mommy”. They really enjoy it and the memory leaves them beaming for days. Earlier yesterday, I read about Tropicana Hotel and Casino starting their Holiday Spectacular with the tree lighting ceremony at 1:30 pm. Pictures with Santa were…

Oh the Places You Can Go in New Jersey

November 5th, 2010

Our list below is a work in progress of all the family-oriented attractions you can take your children to in New Jersey. Inclusion on this list does not represent an endorsement. If we have visited this location within the last year it will most likely be reviewed in a blog on our Field Trip Fun…

Field Trip Friday – Storybook Land

July 2nd, 2010

Storybook Land, Storybook Land, Storybook Land.  Even before I stepped foot in there, I have had a love/hate relationship with Storybook Land. It dates back to the mid 1990’s.  I didn’t grow up as a child in South Jersey, but once you are here, you can’t NOT hear about Storybook Land. “Oh, it’s a great…

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