3 Great Ways to Spend a Summer Day in Warren County NJ

Posted on: June 2nd, 2014 by


NJ Summer Day Trip Ideas
This summer, while the kids are off from school, make sure you get out there and have fun with one of these 3 great ways to spend a summer day in Warren County, all of them would make a great day trip for New Jersey families.


3 Great Ways to Spend a Summer Day in Warren County New Jersey


Spend the day at the Land of Make Believe

There are so many fun things to do at the Land of Make Believe!

There are so many fun things to do at the Land of Make Believe!

The Land of Make Believe, located in Hope, is the perfect destination on a hot summer day. This park offers a wide variety of activities and rides for kids of most ages. Families can enjoy a day of nonstop action or hours relaxing on the lazy river. There is something for everyone! The Land of Make Believe is open on the weekends beginning Memorial Day weekend, then open daily beginning June 21st through Labor Day. Here is what families can enjoy:

  • A variety of carnival/boardwalk games
  • Pirate’s Plunge water slide
  • River Tube Ride
  • Life -Size Pirate Ship with nets and slides
  • Wading Pool
  • Blackbeard’s Pirate Fort with giant tipping water bucket
  • Grand Carousel
  • A variety of carnival rides
  • Old Fashioned Hay Ride
  • Train ride
  • An much more!!

Hint: You may also get a chance to see Santa and tell him what you want for Christmas!


Check out a Local Fish Hatchery

Look at that fish!!!

Look at that fish!!!

Do you love spending your summer days fishing? Then check out one of the two great fish hatcheries in Warren County: Pequest Trout Hatchery and National Resource Education Center in Oxford and Hackettstown State Fish Hatchery (also known as Charles A. Hayward State Fish Hatchery). The Pequest Hatchery is open daily from 10am – 4pm. The center shows visitors how over 600,000 brook, brown and rainbow trout are raised for stocking the public waters of NJ. The interactive displays are both fun and educational! Visitors can also enjoy hiking trails, hunting and fishing. The Hackettstown Hatchery has two components, the West Hatchery and the East Hatchery. The West Hatchery the education center, culture facility and 100-acre extensive pond complex. The East Hatchery has 40 ponds used for extensive production.



Enjoy a Summer Day AND Night at Donaldson Farms

Donaldson Farms has so much to offer families this summer! During the day, families can enjoy strawberry picking and fun farm activities such as hay rides and playing in the sand box. Then, every Friday this summer families can enjoy a fun night on the farm as well. Beginning June 20th, from 5pm – 9pm, families can feast on amazing food made from fresh farm ingredients while enjoying live music. There will also be children’s games, contests with great prizes, hay rides, pony rides and sprinkler fun to beat the heat. The best part is that entry is FREE! Families are encouraged to bring a blanket and/or chairs and enjoy the evening. Check out our review of last year’s Summer Nights on the Farm.

There is so much to do during Summer Nights on the Farm!!


We hope you’ve enjoyed these great ways to spend a summer day in Warren County.


Click on over for more great ways to spend a summer day in New Jersey.


NJ Beach Tag information


JFF Newsletter

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.