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Turtle Back Zoo – Adventures Abound!

September 13th, 2013

  American alligator swimming. If it’s been a while since you’ve been to Turtle Back Zoo, get ready to be surprised!  The 50 year old zoo has gone through many upgrades in recent years, all for the better. Get ready to watch sea lions swim, touch some sting rays, feed some farm animals and observe…

Carteret Waterfront Park, Middlesex County Parks & Playgrounds

August 15th, 2013

This is not a sponsored post.   Carteret Waterfront Park, Middlesex County, New Jersey – Parks & Playgrounds     3 Reasons my Family Loves Carteret Waterfront Park   Watching the fishermen is fun, and can be educational!  There were a few men fishing there while we played.  The large pier/platform provided plenty of space…

Newport Green Park – Hudson County Parks & Playgrounds

August 8th, 2013

This is not a sponsored post.   Newport Green  Park – Hudson County, New Jersey – Parks & Playgrounds     3 Reasons my Family Loves Newport Green Park   Newport Green Park is a short walk to Hoboken (entering through the train station).  Along the way there are free viewfinders to gaze across the…

Classic Harbor Lines

Our trip on Classic Harbor Lines Yacht Manhattan

June 21st, 2013

This post was sponsored by Classic Harbor Lines who provided us with complimentary admission. We appreciate their support of Jersey Family Fun that allows us to share with families information about activities we think their family may enjoy.   You might not think New Jersey Family Fun would be the place to find family activities…

Cooling off in Scotch Plains at the Ponderosa Farm Park!

June 13th, 2013

  Ponderosa Family Park – Union County, New Jersey – Parks & Playgrounds Although the weather has become more bearable, it sure was HOT in early June! My daughter was invited to a friend’s pool but her little brother was not (go figure right!). So we headed to Ponderosa Farm Park in Scotch Plains.  …

Staten Island Zoo

May 3rd, 2013

Our school had half days last week so as a treat I took my two children and their two friends for an afternoon trip to the Staten Island Zoo. It was a short 20 minute ride from my Union County home and made for an enjoyable 90 minute day out in the (finally!) nice weather….

Building Memories at Lego Discovery Center!

April 19th, 2013

With a 3 year old son, we are just entering the stage of Legos – tiny pieces in the vacuum, under the couch, in the couch cushions, the never-ending question of how to organize … and the excitement in seeing a project come together of course! So when we found out there was a Lego…