Your US Bucket List: Top Family-Friendly Destinations in New Jersey!

Top Family-Friendly Destinations in New Jersey!

Whether you’re looking for an Educational Field Trip or a Fun Day Out with the Kids…

Or if you are planning a Family Vacation for Spring, Summer, Fall, or Winter Break…

Or maybe you’re a Full-Time Family touring the US in your van or RV….

Perhaps you are an International Traveler planning your next major excursion into the United States…

Whatever your reason for exploring the world with YOUR Family…

SPGFAN has THE BEST LISTS of Top Family-Friendly Destinations in Each of the 50 United States!

Load YOUR Itineraries with THE COOLEST Kid-Centered Adventures and Create Fabulous Memories to Last Their Entire Lives!

Learn, Play, Experience, Relax, and Enjoy Yourselves with These Great National Parks, State Parks, Theme Parks, Museums, Zoos, Aquariums, Nature Centers, Factory Tours, Historic Sites, Notable Homes, Cultural Attractions, Art Events, Live Performances, Sporting Events, Beaches, Mountains, Cities, Towns, Farms, and MORE!

Dig even deeper to find awesome suggestions for Fun Eats, Sweet Treats, and Delicious Drinks along your route! Explore Educational Resources, Souvenir Ideas, and Money-Saving Hacks! Be sure to check out some of our family’s adventures in our Mini-Blogs! You just never know when inspiration might hit!

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Top Family-Friendly Destinations in New Jersey!


Rutherfurd HallAllamuchy Township
Kearney HouseAlpine
Silverball MuseumAsbury Park
Stephen Crane House/ Arbutus CottageAsbury Park
Absecon LightAtlantic City
Atlantic City Art CenterAtlantic City
Atlantic City Historical MuseumAtlantic City
Marine Mammal Stranding CenterAtlantic City
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! MuseumAtlantic City
Avalon History CenterAvalon
Barnegat Historic Heritage VillageBarnegat Light
Barnegat Light Historical Society MuseumBarnegat Light
Barnegat LighthouseBarnegat Light
Brick AcademyBasking Ridge
Bay Head Historical Society MuseumBay Head
Bayonne Community MuseumBayonne
Bayonne Fire MuseumBayonne
Berkeley Historical MuseumBayville
Double Trouble State ParkBayville
Long Beach Island MuseumBeach Haven
New Jersey Maritime MuseumBeach Haven
Jacobus Vanderveer House & MuseumBedminster
Warren County Historical Society MuseumBelvidere
Delaware Bay MuseumBivalve
Blairstown MuseumBlairstown
Millbrook VillageBlairstown
Historical Society of Bloomfield MuseumBloomfield
Boonton Historical Society and MuseumBoonton
New Jersey Firefighters MuseumBoonton
Firehouse GalleryBordentown
Havens Homestead MuseumBrick
Bridgeton Hall of Fame All Sports MuseumBridgeton
Nail House MuseumBridgeton
New Sweden Farmstead MuseumBridgeton
Woodruff Museum of Indian ArtifactsBridgeton
Children’s Museum of Somerset CountyBridgewater
Brigantine History MuseumBrigantine Beach
Burlington County Historical SocietyBurlington City
Butler MuseumButler
Grover Cleveland BirthplaceCaldwell
Califon Historical Society Station MuseumCalifon
Battleship New Jersey Museum and MemorialCamden
Camden County MuseumCamden
Camden Shipyard and Maritime MuseumCamden
Pomona HallCamden
Stedman GalleryCamden
Walt Whitman HouseCamden
Cape May Maritime MuseumCape May
Colonial House MuseumCape May
Emlen Physick EstateCape May
Museum of Cape May CountyCape May Court House
Cape May LighthouseCape May Point
Red Brick Schoolhouse MuseumChatham Township
Barclay Farmstead MuseumCherry Hill
Garden State Discovery MuseumCherry Hill
Cooper GristmillChester Township
Dr. William Robinson Plantation MuseumClark
Clifton Arts CenterClifton
Hamilton House MuseumClifton
Hunterdon Art MuseumClinton
Red Mill Museum VillageClinton
Belskie Museum of Art & ScienceCloster
Historic Cold Spring VillageCold Spring
Collings-Knight HouseCollingswood
DePace Sports Museum and LibraryCollingswood
Perkins Center for the ArtsCollingswood
A. J. MeerwaldCommercial Township
Cranbury MuseumCranbury
Crane-Phillips HouseCranford
Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead MuseumDelaware Township
Dennis Township Museum and History CenterDennis Township
Denville Historical Society & MuseumDenville
Dover History MuseumDover
East Brunswick MuseumEast Brunswick
Jersey Explorer Children’s MuseumEast Orange
Eatontown Historical MuseumEatontown
Roundhouse MuseumEgg Harbor City
Boxwood HallElizabeth
Liberty Hall MuseumElizabeth
Kidsbridge Tolerance MuseumEwing
Benjamin Temple HouseEwing Township
Garretson Forge and FarmFair Lawn
United States Golf Association MuseumFar Hills
Hunterdon County Historical SocietyFlemington
Samuel Fleming HouseFlemington
Imagine That Discovery Museum for ChildrenFlorham Park
Lacey Schoolhouse MuseumForked River
Army Reserve Mobilization MuseumFort Dix
Fort Lee Historic ParkFort Lee
Fort Lee MuseumFort Lee
Franklin Mineral MuseumFranklin
Blackwells Mills Canal HouseFranklin Township
Snowmobile Barn MuseumFredon
Covenhoven HouseFreehold
Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth CountyFreehold
Latvian Ethnographic MuseumFreehold
Monmouth County Historical Association MuseumFreehold
Heritage Glass MuseumGlassboro
South Jersey MuseumGlassboro
Cumberland County Prehistorical MuseumGreenwich Township
Gibbon House MuseumGreenwich Township
John DuBois Maritime MuseumGreenwich Township
Bergen Museum of Art and ScienceHackensack
New Jersey Naval MuseumHackensack
Hackettstown Historical Society MuseumHackettstown
Greenfield HallHaddonfield
Indian King Tavern MuseumHaddonfield
American Labor MuseumHaledon
Camp Olden Civil War Round Table and MuseumHamilton
Grounds for SculptureHamilton
Isaac Watson HouseHamilton
John Abbot II HouseHamilton
Kuser Farm MansionHamilton
Hammonton Arts CenterHammonton
Old Monroe School HouseHardyston Township
Van Nest-Hoff-Vannatta FarmsteadHarmony Township
East Point LightHeislerville
Long Pond Ironworks State ParkHewitt
Vernon Township Historical Society MuseumHighland Lakes
Navesink Twin LightsHighlands
Ely House MuseumHightstown
The HermitageHo-Ho-Kus
Hoboken Historical MuseumHoboken
Hoboken Fire MuseumHoboken
Historic Longstreet FarmHolmdel
Holmes-Hendrickson HouseHolmdel
Vietnam Era Museum & Educational CenterHolmdel
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans MemorialHolmdel
Hope Historical Society MuseumHope
Hopewell MuseumHopewell
Washington Crossing State ParkHopewell
Country Living MuseumHopewell Township
Howell Living History FarmHopewell Township
MacKenzie MuseumHowell
Old Ardena SchoolhouseHowell
Island Heights Cottage MuseumIsland Heights
John F. Peto Studio MuseumIsland Heights
Prospertown Schoolhouse MuseumJackson
Buckelew MansionJamesburg
Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society MuseumJersey City
Ellis IslandJersey City
Jersey City MuseumJersey City
Liberty Science CenterJersey City
Mana ContemporaryJersey City
Museum of Russian ArtJersey City
Richard Meier Model MuseumJersey City
Dixon MillsJersey City
Statue of Liberty National MonumentJersey City
Kearney MuseumKearney
Keyport Fire MuseumKeyport
Steamboat Dock MuseumKeyport
Lakehurst Historical MuseumLakehurst
Navy Lakehurst Information CenterLakehurst
Lakewood Heritage MuseumLakewood
James Wilson Marshall HouseLambertville
Lake Hopatcong Historical MuseumLanding
“Lest We Forget” – Black Holocaust Museum of SlaveryLawnside
Peter Mott HouseLawnside
Brearley HouseLawrenceville
National Guard Militia Museum of New JerseyLawrenceville
Port Mercer Canal HouseLawrenceville
King Store & Homestead MuseumLedgewood
Silas Riggs HouseLedgewood
Beavertown History CenterLincoln Park
Monmouth MuseumLincroft
Jim Kirk Maritime RoomLinwood
Leedsville SchoolhouseLinwood
Giffordtown Schoolhouse MuseumLittle Egg Harbor Township
Yogi Berra Museum and Learning CenterLittle Falls
Church of the PresidentsLong Branch
Washington Township Historical Society MuseumLong Valley
Longport MuseumLongport
Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and SciencesLoveladies
Hancock HouseLower Alloways Creek Township
Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation MuseumLower Township
Little Red SchoolhouseLyndhurst
Museum of Early Trades and CraftsMadison
Magnolia Train Station MuseumMagnolia
Margate Historical Society MuseumMargate
Center for the Arts in Southern New JerseyMarlton
Caesar Hoskins Log CabinMauricetown
Edward Compton HouseMauricetown
Jersey Shore Children’s MuseumMays Landing
Township of Hamilton Historical Society MuseumMays Landing
Maywood Station MuseumMaywood
Kirby’s MillMedford
Thomas Alva Edison Memorial Tower and MuseumMenlo Park
Marlpit HallMiddletown
Moses D. Heath FarmMiddletown
Poricy ParkMiddletown
Fort Hancock Historic DistrictMiddletown Township
Old Millstone Forge MuseumMillstone
Millville Army Air Field MuseumMillville
Riverfront Renaissance Center for the ArtsMillville
Stone MuseumMonroe Township
Foster–Armstrong HouseMontague
Nelden-Roberts StonehouseMontague
Charles S. Shultz HouseMontclair
Crane House and MuseumMontclair
George Segal GalleryMontclair
Montclair Art MuseumMontclair
Bedensville SchoolhouseMontgomery
Van Harlingen Historical Society Farm MuseumMontgomery
Dirck Gulick HouseMontgomery Township
Montville Township Historical MuseumMontville
Perkins Center for the ArtsMoorestown
Smith-Cadbury MansionMoorestown
Morris Plains MuseumMorris Plains
Fosterfields Living Historical FarmMorris Township
Acorn HallMorristown
Historic SpeedwellMorristown
Macculloch Hall Historical MuseumMorristown
Morris MuseumMorristown
Morristown National Historical ParkMorristown
Schuyler-Hamilton HouseMorristown
Burlington County Prison MuseumMount Holly
Air Victory MuseumMount Laurel
PaulsdaleMount Laurel
Mount Tabor Historical Society MuseumMount Tabor
Trailside Nature & Science CenterMountainside
Red Bank Battlefield ParkNational Park
Mullica Township Historical Society & MuseumNesco
Buccleuch MansionNew Brunswick
Museum of the American Hungarian FoundationNew Brunswick
Rutgers University Geology MuseumNew Brunswick
Zimmerli Art MuseumNew Brunswick
Township of Lebanon Museum at New HamptonNew Hampton
AIDS MuseumNewark
Jewish Museum of New JerseyNewark
John Ballantine HouseNewark
Newark MuseumNewark
New Jersey Historical SocietyNewark
Paul Robeson GalleriesNewark
Weston MuseumNewark
Hill Memorial MuseumNewton
Newton Fire MuseumNewton
Sussex County Art & Heritage Council GalleryNewton
African American Heritage Museum of Southern New JerseyNewtonville
The Fleetwood Museum of Art and PhotographicaNorth Plainfield
Northfield Museum and Casto HouseNorthfield
Risley HomesteadNorthfield
Nutley MuseumNutley
Township of Ocean Historical MuseumOakhurst
Discovery Shell MuseumOcean City
Ocean City Arts CenterOcean City
Ocean City Historical MuseumOcean City
Ocean Gate MuseumOcean Gate
Centennial CottageOcean Grove
Museum of the Historical Society of Ocean GroveOcean Grove
Noyes Museum of ArtOceanville
Old Schoolhouse and Firehouse MuseumOgdensburg
Sterling Hill Mining MuseumOgdensburg
Thomas Warne MuseumOld Bridge Township
Hiram Blauvelt Art MuseumOradell
Shippen Manor MuseumOxford
Pascack Historical Society MuseumPark Ridge
Wortendyke Barn MuseumPark Ridge
Stickley Museum at Craftsman FarmsParsipanny
American Hungarian MuseumPassaic
Lambert CastlePaterson
Paterson MuseumPaterson
Historical Society of Penns Grove, Carneys Point and Oldmans MuseumPenns Grove
Griffith Morgan HousePennsauken Township
Pennsville Township Historical Society MuseumPennsville Township
Kearny CottagePerth Amboy
Perth Amboy Ferry SlipPerth Amboy
Proprietary HousePerth Amboy
Phillipsburg Railroad Historians MuseumPhillipsburg
Cornelius Low HousePiscataway
East Jersey Olde Towne VillagePiscataway
Metlar-Bodine HousePiscataway
Drake House MuseumPlainfield
Wicoff House MuseumPlainsboro
New Jersey Museum of BoatingPoint Pleasant
Point Pleasant Historical Society MuseumPoint Pleasant
Pequannock MuseumPompton Plains
Jim and Mary Lee MuseumPort Warren
Prallsville MillsPrallsville
Bainbridge HousePrinceton
Clarke House MuseumPrinceton
Morven Museum & GardenPrinceton
Princeton University Art MuseumPrinceton
Updike FarmsteadPrinceton
Scansen173Princeton Junction
Merchants and Drovers Tavern MuseumRahway
Ralston General StoreRalston
Randolph MuseumRandolph
Readington Township MuseumsReadington Township
Ridgewood Schoolhouse MuseumRidgewood
Schoolhouse MuseumRidgewood
Ringwood ManorRingwood
Skylands ManorRingwood
Historic New Bridge LandingRiver Edge
Roebling MuseumRoebling
Meadowlands MuseumRutherford
Salem County Historical SocietySalem
National Guard Militia Museum of New JerseySea Girt
Sea Girt LighthouseSea Girt
Sea Isle City Historical MuseumSea Isle City
Seabrook Educational and Cultural CenterSeabrook
Millburn-Short Hills Historical Society MuseumShort Hills
Allen HouseShrewsbury
Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum (SSAAM)Skillman
Atlantic County Historical SocietySomers Point
Somers Point Historical MuseumSomers Point
Hageman FarmSomerset
Van Liew-Suydam HouseSomerset
Old Dutch ParsonageSomerville
Printmaking Council of New JerseySomerville
Somerville Fire Department MuseumSomerville
Wallace HouseSomerville
Walsh GallerySouth Orange
Jack Allen Memorial Country Living MuseumSouthampton
Friar Mountain Model Railroad MuseumSparta
Spring Lake Historical Society MuseumSpring Lake
Stafford Township Heritage ParkStafford Township
Waterloo VillageStanhope
Stillwater Historical MuseumStillwater Township
Stone Harbor MuseumStone Harbor
The Wetlands InstituteStone Harbor
Carter HouseSummit
Visual Arts Center of New JerseySummit
Space Farms Zoo and MuseumSussex
African Art Museum of the SMA FathersTenafly
Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New JerseyTeterboro
InsectropolisToms River
Ocean County MuseumToms River
Toms River Maritime MuseumToms River
New Jersey State HouseTrenton
New Jersey State MuseumTrenton
Old Barracks MuseumTrenton
Trenton City Museum at EllarslieTrenton
William Trent HouseTrenton
Tuckerton SeaportTuckerton
Caldwell ParsonageUnion
Solitude Heritage MuseumUnion
Historic WalnfordUpper Freehold
Hopper-Goetschius HouseUpper Saddle River
Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society MuseumVineland
Allaire VillageWall
Monmouth Battlefield State ParkWall
New Jersey Museum of TransportationWall
Rosenkrans MuseumWalpack Township
Van Bunschooten MuseumWantage
Little Red Schoolhouse MuseumWaretown
Batsto VillageWashington Township
Dey MansionWayne
Schuyler-Colfax Historic House MuseumWayne
Van Duyne HouseWayne
Van Riper-Hopper Historic House MuseumWayne
West Milford MuseumWest Milford
Thomas Edison National Historical ParkWest Orange
New Jersey State Police Museum and Learning CenterWest Trenton
American Indian Heritage MuseumWestampton Township
PeachfieldWestampton Township
Miller-Cory HouseWestfield
Westwood MuseumWestwood
Whippany Railway MuseumWhippany
Museum of White TownshipWhite Township
George F. Boyer Historical MuseumWildwood
Hereford Inlet LightWildwood
Ireland Hoffer HouseWilliamstown
Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine HeritageWoodbine
Barron Arts CenterWoodbridge
Gloucester County Police MuseumWoodbury
Hunter-Lawrence-Jessup HouseWoodbury

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