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Learning to ice skate at Codey Arena in West Orange NJ

Our First Ice Skating Adventure at Codey Arena – Field Trip Friday

December 16th, 2011

All laced up and ready for his first time ice skating.   Will he enjoy it? Will he be able to stand up? Will the day end in tears or smiles?   My husband thought I was slightly crazy. I was going to take my 3 boys, who have never ice skated before, ice skating…

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Turtle Back Zoo Review – Field Trip Friday

November 18th, 2011

Is it a park? Is it a zoo?   Step into the Turtle Back Zoo and you might not know you are at a zoo. At first glimpse, it’s a beautiful park. It’s only when you delve deeper that you see the beauty of the animals tucked into their habitats that you realize the Turtle…


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…

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…