Our list of FREE Places to Go in New Jersey features free places to visit in New Jersey including free museums, zoos, gardens, nature centers, and more.
We just love love love to load up the family car with kids and explore new places to visit in New Jersey or revisit our favorite old ones. Don’t you? The chance to expose the kids to new ideas, sights, and sounds, gives them an opportunity to have fun and learn in ways that just aren’t available in the four walls or our home or their classroom.
We hope you’ll enjoy our stories and they will inspire you to embark on your own family adventures. Find out about all the great ways you can have family fun in New Jersey. Our series of blog posts about places to visit in New Jersey includes a look at places that we know families will love. We share details, pictures, and more. Whether you are looking for local frugal family fun in New Jersey or looking to splurge we’ve got plenty of ideas on local places to visit in New Jersey.
Watch laser light shows with music! See stars in the sky! List of New Jersey planetariums & observatories open to the public for shows & observing the sky.
Explore what’s blooming in New Jersey with our comprehensive guide to New Jersey Botanical Gardens & Arboretums organized by region and county.
Comprehensive list of New Jersey Beaches by region/county. Details include NJ beach tag prices, badges policies, hours for lifeguards, if they have a boardwalk, and more.
Get details on National Parks Free Admission Days and other ways you can visit National Parks in New Jersey and across the country for free.
Jersey Family Fun’s listing of the best places to go sledding in New Jersey, organized by region, county, and towns so you can find sledding hills in NJ.
Details about the Barron Arts Center Holiday Train Show in Woodbridge including Barron Arts Center Train the exhibit schedule and more on this free event.
Details about the Every Kid Outdoors program, formally Every Kid in a Park, that lets 4th graders and their families visit National Parks for free.
The Ultimate Guide to Pumpkin Picking in NJ! Best Pick Your Own Pumpkin Patches at New Jersey Farms!
Jersey Family Fun shares our favorite spots to go pumpkin picking in New Jersey with a listing of New Jersey pumpkin patches organized by county.