Day trips in New Jersey

New Jersey day trips

New Jersey is more than just mobsters and heavy industry. There are so many things to see and do in New Jersey, take a day to explore some of the amazing sights with your partner! Here are our top three picks for day trips in New Jersey.

Discover Cape May wildlife

Take a “wetlands wildlife safari” on Cape May. This serene cruise will take you up close and personal with some of New Jersey’s coastal wildlife, including ospreys, egrets, herons, bald eagles, and more.

Jenkinson’s Aquarium

Take a day to browse the fun boardwalk in Pleasant Beach, and be sure to stop in at Jenkinson’s Aquarium to see the incredible displays, exhibits, and hands-on opportunities in their touch tank.

New Jersey Astronomical Association Observatory

Is there anything more romantic than stargazing? Drop in on the observatory on a designated evening and watch the show. Check out the stars through their high-powered telescope, and learn more about our incredible galaxy.

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