Posts in New Jersey Family Vacations

March into Atlantic City for Your Last Chance to See Winter Sweet

March 4th, 2013

March is the last chance to see the Atlantic City Alliance’s free, family-friendly, outdoor 3D sound and light show “Winter Sweet” on Boardwalk Hall. “Duality” will return on April 1.   Created by Moment Factory, a Montreal-based new media and entertainment studio, to draw visitors to the Boardwalk, “Winter Sweet” showcases the visual beauty and…

The Dinosaurs are Okay & It’s Your Last Chance to See Them in 2012

November 9th, 2012

  You may remember our visit to the Field Station Dinosaurs this past summer. Read our review here. We loved it. So naturally, when  hurricane Sandy hit, I was concerned how Field Station Dinosaurs was doing.   Despite some damage to the dinosaurs like below, Field Station Dinosaurs, in Secaucus, is still open and looking…

Cape May Lighthouse at Cape May Point State Park

Cape May Lighthouse

September 28th, 2012

  When you think of going to Cape May, I bet one of the first things you think of is summertime at the BEACH!  But I’ll let you in on a local “secret”.  I’ve always felt the best time to visit Cape May is in September and October.  Why?  The weather is still gorgeous, there…

Hyatt Place Secaucus Meadowlands – Family Friendly Hotel Review

August 16th, 2012

    Our latest  Weekends in New Jersey had us busy with a visit to the Field Station Dinosaurs, the Hoboken Fire Department Museum, the New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, an overnight visit to the Hyatt Place Secaucus Meadowlands, and meals at Under the Moon Cafe, Cheeseburgers in Paradise, Houlihan’s in Bridgewater, and Goodfella’s of…

Under the Moon Cafe – Most Adorable Restaurant – Family Friendly Restaurant Review

August 8th, 2012

      Absolutely, positively adorable…. Under the Moon Cafe   Our Weekends in Jersey series took us to the Under the Moon Cafe in Bordentown, New Jersey where I fell in love with the restaurant just walking in the door. Like Crystal (Jersey Family Fun Assistant Editor) said it’s like walking into grandma’s house…

Ocean City’s Scarborough Inn Bed & Breakfast – Family Friendly B&B Review

August 7th, 2012

  Our Weekends at the Jersey Shore series latest stop in Cape May County was at the Scarborough Inn Bed & Breakfast in Ocean City. During our weekend we kept the kids busy playing at Splash Zone and Morey’s Piers. More details on those places to come,  for now we want to tell you about…

Hoboken Fire Department museum my boys on truck

Firefighters for a Day at the Hoboken Fire Department Museum

August 3rd, 2012

  What a fun little adventure my boys had during our last Weekend in New Jersey. We discovered the Hoboken Fire Department Museum where my boys were thrilled to pretend they were firemen for the day. They had so much fun, I was worried I’d never get them to leave. Take a look. Things Your…

Dinosaur Hunting at Field Station Dinosaurs

August 3rd, 2012

    It was an expedition we had been planning for weeks. Would my 4-year-old be scared? What would we wear? How much would there be to do? We were headed for the Field Station Dinosaurs in Secaucus. We wanted to be prepared and we wanted to have fun.   We did both. In dinosaur…