Top 5 FREE and Fun Local Attractions for Kids
Spending the day out with the kids doesn’t always mean you have to break the bank. Many New Jersey towns have beautiful parks, movies, fireworks, and community events that welcome local residents free of charge. While these are great resources, did you know that there are also some pretty unique and educational New Jersey attractions where admission is completely free? If you’re looking for FREE local fun for the little ones, check out this list of the top 5 free attractions for kids!
70 Wooden’s Lane, Lambertville, New Jersey 08560 | Directions
Take the kids on a trip back to the days of horses and buggies where they’ll learn about adventures in historical farming. Based in Lambertville, Mercer County, the Howell Living History Farm provides opportunities such as bread baking, learning about the farm animals, corn picking and building a barn as it was done in the early 1900s.
707 Route 9 North Cape May Court House, NJ | Directions
If you have animal lovers at home, then the Cape May County Zoo‘s extensive collection of all different species of animals in a beautiful natural environment is sure to impress. New in 2012 are the zoo’s adorable snow leopards, just one of over 250 species of various wildlife. Visitors enjoy the Cape May County Zoo’s clean grounds and relaxing atmosphere as well as its close proximity to the Jersey Shore – and did we mention, it’s free!
209 County Route 537 East, Colts Neck, NJ 07722 | Map
Get the kids moving in this local park with its very own summer “sprayground” where the little ones can enjoy a day at the playground complete with sprinklers, water umbrellas and more! Located in Colts Neck, the Sprayground at Doorbrook is a perfect cool-down for a hot summer day. Plus, the park has additional swimming pools, tennis and basketball courts, in-line skating rinks, and trails for hiking and biking.