Admission: $15 adults, $10 children (12 and under), Under 2 Free
Hours: Every Saturday Night 7:30 PM May 28, 2011 – Sept. 24, 2011
Location: Salem County. Located on Route #40, Harding Highway, eight miles east of the Delaware Memorial Bridge, Exit #1 on the New Jersey Turnpike or exit # 4 of Route #295.
Cowtown is acclaimed for being a highlight in the professional rodeo circuit. Cowtown Rodeo features all seven rodeo events sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. Come and join hundreds of cowboys and cowgirls as they compete in the traditional sport of the Old West. Refreshments are available at the rodeo and parking is free.
Admission: Adults — $20 — Seniors (over 62) $15 — Children 10 to 16 $10 — Children under 10 Free
Hours: May – October, Friday – 1-3 and 4-6, Saturday10-12, 1-3, and 4 – 6
Location: River docks in downtown Millville
Enjoyable, relaxing, informative cruise on the river. Captain Dave narrates, pointing out areas of historic interest, geographic interest and local wildlife. Good for all ages!
Admission: $7 – $18 round trip.
Car price $30 – $44 varies by time of year
Hours: See the web site for the schedule
Location: The southernmost point of route 9 in New Jersey.
Take the 17-mile, 85-minute cruise between New Jersey and Delaware and enjoy historic lighthouses, picturesque harbors, oceangoing vessels, unique seabirds and, just maybe, your very own dolphin escort! Shuttle bus transportation is available (at an additional cost) to take you to points of interest on the Delaware side of the trip.
Admission: $16 – $32 per day. Waterpark use is included with the water park is available to registered water resort overnight package guests of Mt. Laurel Marriott.
Hours: Vary by season and day of the week. Check the Website.
Location: CoCo Key Water Resort at the Mt. Laurel Marriott. 915 Route 73, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
CoCo Key combines the relaxation and enchantment of the islands with the wild excitement of a 55,000-sq. ft. indoor water park. Every day is a bright, sunny 84 degrees at CoCo Key, featuring a selection of signature attractions including:
A wading pool with slides for our little swimmers (under 48″ tall) plus, during special events, movies and shows displayed on our large sail screen!
Giant whirlpools for a relaxing, sultry tropical experience. You can even get to the outdoor whirlpool via our swim-through passage.
An interactive adventure with slides for younger children, zero-depth entry area, water cannons, and a huge bucket that dumps hundreds of gallons of water every few minutes.
3 thrilling body- and raft-waterslides that’ll drive you wild!
An exciting activity pool that features lily pads, water basketball and an animated coral reef backdrop that changes as you look at it.
A fast-paced tube ride through the water island with splashy coconut surprises along the way
Admission: See the Website for prices (BBBS discount available)
Hours: See the Website for information.
Location: From Route 49 in Millville turn onto Cedar Lane. This is Rt. 555. At next light, make left to still follow Rt. 555. Travel one mile and Rt. 555 turns right (NJ motor sports park sign). Continue to follow Rt. 555 approx. seven miles. Rt. 555 ends at Main Street (Rt. 553). Make a right onto Main Street. Follow approx. two and a half miles, Beaver Dam Boat Rentals on the left.
Beaver Dam Boat Rentals has been in operation since 1903. Nestled on the Oranokin Creek, it was once home to the Lenape Indians who prized this area for its rich abundance of crabs. Crabbing boats Canoes, Kayaks and tours are all available.
Campani’s Legacy Lanes (AKA Pike Lanes Bowling Center)
Website: None (Phone 856 451-7620)
Location: 518 Landis Ave, Bridgeton
Admission and Hours: Shoe Rental is $2.95 any time, 1 lane rental for 2 hours is $45 including shoes
|Monday – Friday||10am-5pm||$2.50 per game|
|Monday – Thursday||5pm-10pm||$3.00 per game|
|Friday||5pm-12am||$3.50 per game|
|Saturday||9am-9pm||$3.50 per game|
|Sunday||10am-6pm||$3.50 per game|
|6pm-10pm||$1 per game special|
Location: 1173 Rt 40, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098
Hours: Check website, Hours vary by time of year.
Location: Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township
The timelessness of childhood will ring true as you walk through all-time favorite stories and nursery rhymes at Storybook Land. Children’s classics are interspersed with exciting new family rides and attractions in a remarkably clean and enjoyable park setting.
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 10am – 8pm, Friday: 10am – 5 pm, Saturday: 11am – 4pm, CLOSED Sundays
Location: 210 Buck St, Millville, NJ
The Millville library offers some children’s programs. The Website describes all scheduled programs.
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm, Friday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, CLOSED Sundays
Location: 1058 East Landis Avenue
The Vineland Public Library offers a variety of children’s programs which are described on the website.
Hours: See the Website for scheduled shows.
Admission: $5 Adults, $3 Children, $3 Rowan students with ID, $3 Seniors over 60
Location: Science Hall, Rowan University, 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro NJ 08028
Local school children and residents are welcome to join the Rowan community in reaching for the stars in the University’s planetarium. Visitors can enjoy a wide variety of shows and special events designed to educate and entertain, advance viewers’ understanding of the universe, and provide up-to-date astronomical information. Come join us as we explore the cosmos!
Admission, Hours and Location: schedule and station location information is posted on the website.
A comfortable, relaxing trip back in time when taking the train to the shore was an exciting and memorable experience. Enjoy the same experience today as you ride the original equipment operated in south Jersey by the Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines, the Reading Company and the Pennsylvania Railroad. CAPE MAY SEASHORE LINES offers two excursion services. One is a 30 mile round trip between Richland and Tuckahoe. The other is a 12 mile round trip between Rio Grande and Cape May City. Both operations are on the former Reading Company’s steel speedway to the shore!
Location: Lowes stores
From project basics to giving your little the opportunity to say, “I built it!” the Build and Grow kid’s clinics are a great way to help build confidence! Bring your little into any Lowe’s store and build a FREE wooden project. Each participant receives a free apron, goggles, a project themed patch, and a certification of merit upon completion of their project. You will need to preregister on the web and get a parent/guardian signature.
Admission: Some free, some minimal fee.
Hours: Check the Michaels Web site for dates, times, and descriptions of the activity.
Location: Michaels Craft Stores
Each Michaels offers a variety of craft make it and take it events.
Hours: M-T-Th 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday 10a.m. – 3 p.m.
Closed Wednesday & Sunday
Location: 190 South Broadway, Pennsville NJ 08070
Check the website for programs and special events.
Admission: Varies by activity.
Location: 448 Lincoln Mill Road, Mullica Hill NJ 08062
While visiting the farm take a walk to our play ground area and right around the corner you can visit our barn yard friends, baby chicks, bunnies, baby calves, baby goats and much more. Also hayrides, cornfield maze and barn tours are available for a fee.
Admission: Varies by event
Hours: Varies by event
Location: Take Rt. 40 West through Woodstown. At the light on the west side of town, Rt. 40 makes a right turn. Turn right and continue on Rt. 40. Go straight through the next light. Cowtown Rodeo will be on your left. The Salem County Fairgrounds will be on the right, approximately 1/4 mile past Cowtown.
Events ranging from tractor pulls, to dog shows, the Circus, and concerts are scheduled at the Fairgrounds. Check the website for the schedule.