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Day Trips in NJ

New Jersey Day Trips

Day trips in NJ  are a great way to travel without needing to go too far from home. Whether looking for something to do outdoors on a sunny day, or someplace to visit when the weather is not so nice - you'll find a variety of great day trips in NJ here!

Allaire Village, Farmingdale, NJ 07727

NJ Day Trips Allaire Village

Educational NJ Day Trip!

This historic village is a fun and educational place for the whole family. Walk through an 1800s village complete with a working blacksmith shop, bakery, general store, tinsmith shop, carpenter shop and more! Costumed actors go about their daily tasks and are happy to educate and answer visitor questions.


Special events take place on weekends through the summer such as Civil War encampments, flea markets and harvest festivals. Allaire Village is open Wednesday through Sunday from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

1 North New York Road, Smithville, NJ 08205

NJ Day Trips Smithville

Day Trips in NJ for the Whole Family!

This delightful town is a wonderful day trip if you enjoy shopping, browsing or people watching. Shops of all sorts can be found here, whether you are looking for unique artwork to put in your garden, special personalized gear for your beloved pet, vintage movie collectibles or specialty cooking accessories. There's so much to see, one can easily spend the entire day visiting the shops and still not have seen them all!


Fred & Ethel's Lanternlight Tavern is a must-stop for when you are feeling peckish and the Smithville Bakery can satisfy your sweeter cravings. Children will love taking a ride on the carousel or in the paddle boats on Lake Meone. Stop to feed the ducks before taking a ride on the village train - a miniature old fashioned train that tours the village.

200 McAfee Vernon Road, Vernon, NJ 07462


A Thrilling Nature Adventure!
Escape the hustle and bustle of the urban jungle and experience a different kind of thrill at Zoom Ziplines! Take this exciting day trip in New Jersey and you'll reach speeds of up to 40 miles per hour down ziplines overlooking a mountaintop lake and the tri-state area. The guided tour lasts two hours and includes four ziplines, a suspension bridge, and a Unimog ride.

You can enjoy all of this for $79.99 if you're an adult or $59.99 if you're a child or a senior. Or, you can opt for the $249.99 Family Pass, which is good for two adults and two kids.

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618 5th Avenue, Belmar, NJ 07719


Sailing and Parachuting Combined!
Looking for a day trip in New Jersey that's a fun combination of sailing and parachuting? Try Belmar Parasail. You'll take off from the Belmartian boat and soar 500 feet into the air to enjoy the sun, the wind, and a spectacular view of the Jersey Shore! Fly single for $75, tandem for $130, or triple for $195. Discounts apply for military personnel and college students.

And in case there's a little more adventure left in you, Belmar Parasail also offers banana boat rides for $25 per person. Try the Asbury Park Firework Trip, too.

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200 Route 94, Vernon, NJ 07462


Great Fun for Water Babies!
Got a brood of water babies? Treat them to a fun-filled day at Mountain Creek Waterpark. From the kiddie play area all the way to the stomach-churning 99-foot vertical drop slide and everything else in between, this waterpark has something for every member of the family! And it's easily accessible from New York City, making it an ideal New Jersey day trip destination.

Tickets are $39.99 for guests over 48 inches, $27.99 for seniors and those under 48 inches, and free for kids under three. Check out the Mountain Creek website for the hours of operation.

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2998 Daniel Bray Highway, Frenchtown, NJ 08825


Fun River Trips
Spend a relaxing day taking in the beautiful sights along the Delaware River. Situated in a convenient location within the tri-state area, Delaware River Tubing offers fun river trips lasting four hours, making it an ideal day trip in New Jersey. Whether you like tubing, rafting, canoeing, or kayaking, Delaware River Tubing has the perfect package for you!

All packages come with a free barbecue meal and a life jacket plus free use of changing rooms, restrooms, and showers. Visit the Delaware River Tubing website for the hours of operation and the rates.

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70 Airport Road, Pittstown, NJ 08867


An Absolutely Amazing Experience!
If you're looking for an absolutely amazing day trip in New Jersey, you can't go wrong with freefalling at more than 120 miles per hour! At Skydive Jersey, you'll undergo a training lasting less than an hour, go on a 20-minute plane ride, freefall for 50 seconds, parachute for 10 minutes before landing gently, and then go home with a lifetime of memories.

Skydive Jersey also offers a Media Package for an additional fee. Your entire experience--before, during, and after the jump--will be documented on video, leaving you with a physical remembrance as well as bragging rights!

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