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5 Favorite Places to Splash and Ride the Water Slides in NJ & PA

We love our water parks, and wanted to share a few of the ones we have highlighted over the years. Here is just a sampling.

Dutch Wonderland Trip- Click pic for our complete review

Lancaster PA Getaway- Dutch Wonderland/Doubletree Resorts

– We went back in 2010 and had a wonderful time in Lancaster County

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Tomahawk Lake, Sparta NJ

Tomahawk Lake is located on 155 Tomahawk Trail Sparta, NJ 07871 . We got the chance to visit last minute last Friday on a hot August summer day, and Lynne from Tomahawk took the time to share with us all the cool highlights. This place is a low key lake area that has been in

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Dutch Springs, Bethlehem PA

We visited Dutch Springs in Bethlehem PA because my son had such a great time with his camp.

Address: 4733 Hanoverville Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18020-9479 Phone Number: 16107592270

It is basically a 50ft. quarry, and the water is perfect for a really hot summer day. Not much shade, so we were jealous of the tents,

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Fosterfields Farm in Morristown NJ

Since 2008 we’ve scoured NJ for playgrounds and places to bring the kids to have fun, Fosterfields Living Historical Farm has been in our list for quite some time, but we just never got a chance to go.

Well, finally the day had come, I took my 11y, 9y and 7y to this Morris

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July 6 2016 Movies In the Park in NJ

Watching a movie in the park is a great family outing, and tonight we have the listing for Family friendly movies in NJ parks:

StoneHarbor Elementary School at 8PM- Goosebumps will be playing 7/6/2016

Casablanca- Come to Van Vorst Park, 257 Montgomery St, Jersey City

Come to the park Wednesday evenings this summer. Bring a

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4th of July Fireworks in the Park NJ 2016 Edition

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Happy 4th of July!!!

Hey NJ Playground Fans and Readers! It’s that time of year again with tons of fun family events for the 4th of July.

If you are looking for a park in NJ to check out the fireworks, here you go! Please check

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NJ Spraygrounds & Splash Pads by County 2016

Since 2008 we’ve been on the hunt for the greatest places to play that are free in NJ, for this summer 2016, we have our NJ sprayground list for 2016 for Northern NJ. Searching for wading pools, fountains, splash pads, spraygrounds? Check out our latest list. We are still updating, but wanted to share what

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Splashplex, East Hanover, NJ

Thanks to Kim, from the Funplex, for inviting us to review the new and improved Splashplex. We appreciated the free tickets. It was so fun, and we really enjoyed it.

The Splashplex is located in East Hanover, NJ at 182 Route 10 West. Their main phone is 973-428-1166. You’ll find them next to Bed Bath

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4th of July Fireworks in the Park NJ 2015 Edition

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Happy 4th of July!!!

Hey NJ Playground Fans and Readers! It’s that time of year again with tons of fun family events for the 4th of July.

If you are looking for a park in NJ to check out the fireworks, here you go! Please check

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NJ Fall Fun 2014 Edition

Editor’s Note: After a hiatus for a couple years we are looking to update this post with YOUR RECOMMENDATIONS! Please comment below or on our facebook page with your favorite FALL destination.

With October here, pumpkin patches, hayrides and all sorts of fall fun, we thought it would be a good idea to put

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Fabulous Fun in NJ’s Winter Season

In late January, we asked our close to 4000 Facebook fans to tell us their favorite places to visit and things to do during Presidents Day Weekend and we got an overwhelming response full of local hot spots, fun and inexpensive indoor ideas and fabulous places not too far away. Below is a wrap up of all the great suggestions plus some ideas of our own. See what’s hot when the weather’s not!

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Day Trip to Midtown, NYC during the Christmas season 2012

School’s out for December!

After the Christmas shopping is all done, and the holiday eating wears off, you may be searching for some fun activities to do with the family. One of the traditions we have is heading to NYC to do the usual sightseeing. This year we want to focus on a targeted destination

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Holiday Happenings in NJ 2012- Lights, trains and fun

It’s that time of year!

Hello! It’s 2012, and we are ready to share our list once again of some of our favorite things to do during the holiday season with kids in New Jersey. We tend to opt for the less crowded or more creative, nature driven activities. However, we’ve also added some

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Ort Farms, Long Valley NJ

Fall is a beautiful time of year to check out farms for apple picking and Halloween activities. We decided to take the advice of one of our facebook fans, and check out Ort Farms in Long Valley.

We had a really nice time. Coming from the south, we had to pass the gigantic Alstede

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The Most Relaxing Vacation with my Kids

My 6yo’s first kayak experience

As a geo-specific playground blogger, I’m used to giving you all the details on where the best places for free play are. Now that I have stepped out of NJ for our family vacation, I’m doing something a little different that highlights what we did that made our vacation

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National Night Out Events in NJ 2012

It is another National Night Out in NJ celebrated traditionally on the first Tuesday in August! We are researching the best links to find out what is going on! This 2012, National Night Out falls on August 7, 2012. So let’s spotlight some of these, shall we?

Bergen County National Night Out:

Fair Lawn’s National

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4th of July Fireworks in the Park NJ (2012)

School is out for the summer!!

We look forward to checking out the fireworks and the entertainment that comes with it.

If you are looking for a park in NJ to check out the fireworks, here you go! Please check back for updates, we keep adding as we get new feedback, so if we are

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Sledding in NJ, Exploring the Parks, Schools and other Locations

Looking for stuff to do in the winter weather? We’ve compiled a great post about our favorite winter spots as well as very helpful links from other sites that give you some great tips on what to do this season!

Today we focus on sledding spots in NJ!

Note: Locations below are designated sledding

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NJ Fall Fun 2011 Edition

Editor’s Note It’s another fall season, not only do we have pumpkin patch fever, but apple picking season is still going on. We thought we revisit this post with some new updates from our fans. So some of the material you may have seen before but we inserted a few of our smaller farms as

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Heaven Hill Farm, Vernon, NJ Review

Located on 451 Route 94, in Vernon NJ, Heaven Hill Farm is a great day trip for folks looking for fall fun with the kids. We went here after suggestions from our facebook fans. On the weekends & holidays it is $7/person (kids under 3 are free) (weekdays $5/person) Our kids had

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NJ Fall Fun- Corn mazes and hayrides

Our Corny Friends in Randolph's Sun High Orchard 🙂

With October here, pumpkin patches, hayrides and all sorts of fall fun, we thought it would be a good idea to put together a Fall Fun post. Yes, I know there are so much information out there already, but thought with all this info overload,

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