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Historic Cold Spring Village

Historic Cold Spring Village

Season: Summer
Category: Historic Spots, Scenic Walks
Location: Cold Springs, NJ

Historic Cold Spring Village brings to life the day-to-day activities of villagers living in South Jersey during the “age of homespun” (1789-1840). Visitors can make a personal connection between the past and present through the interactive, educational, and hands-on family activities. Take a stroll along 30 acres of shaded lanes, enjoy the gardens and observe the farm where heritage crops are grown. Visit twenty-six restored historic buildings housing historically-clothed interpreters, who educate and entertain visitors about the lifestyles, issues, trades and crafts of yesteryear. Children enjoy playing at the activity area where they take part in a variety of projects such as trying on costumes, participating in hands-on crafts and playing games.

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Wildwood Boardwalk

Wildwood Boardwalk

Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Category: Family Activitites, Nightlife, Outdoor Activities, Scenic Walks
Location: Wildwood, NJ

The 38-block Wildwood boardwalk is lined with amusement piers, water parks, specialty shops, restaurants and arcades. This 2.5 mile wooden walkway has something for kids of all ages. Ride a bike along the promenade from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m., take a leisurely stroll or ride the tram car while enjoying a breathtaking view of the Atlantic, watch fireworks illuminate the ocean on Friday nights or explore the many rides and thrills the Wildwood boardwalk offers.

Nature Center of Cape May

Nature Center of Cape May

Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Category: Family Activitites, Scenic Walks, Wildlife
Location: Cape May, NJ

NJ Audubon's Nature Center of Cape May is an award-winning environmental education campus located on the shores of beautiful Cape May Harbor. They offer a wide variety of family-friendly programs educational programs, including Harbor Safaris, salt-marsh boat tours, kayak nature tours, children's summer science day camps, cycling tours, and wildlife-friendly gardening programs.

Visit www.njaudubon.org for more information.

The Wetlands Institute

The Wetlands Institute

Season: All Seasons
Category: Family Activitites, Scenic Walks, Wildlife
Location: Cape May Court House, NJ

The Wetlands Institute is “The Natural Place to Have Fun Learning!” Explore and support the conservation and preservation of coastal ecosystems in a fun and educational experience for families. The Wetlands Insitute is a wonderful place to enjoy bird observation as well. 

Visit www.wetlandsinstitute.org for more information.