Things To Do In New Jersey in January

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Things to do in January

The Top 10 things to do in New Jersey in January 2016.

January is the coldest month of the year and a time for many indoor events, and for the more adventurous, there are some great outdoor winter fun activities like skiing, snow boarding, and skating




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1- Get In Some Skiing, Snow Boarding, or Snow Tubing

New Jersey Ski Areas


New Jersey ski areas offer a variety of winter sports activities including, downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snow boarding, and snow tubing. The mountains with down hill skiing are small in size, very crowded on weekends, offer night skiing and have excellent snow making equipment. New Jersey ski areas are primarily geared to families with kids and beginning to intermediate skiers.

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2- Visit The Winter Festival in Lambertville


Lambertville Winter FestivalWinter Festival 2016

January 23 through January 31, 2016

Downtown Lambertviille, NJ

This popular winter event features activities and events that provide a healthy, invigorating cold-weather experience in the river town communities of Lambertville and New Hope to demonstrate that that these communities are alive and well in the winter months with exciting and diverse activities raise funds and awareness for local non-profit organizations. These family events are held at a variety on venues in the two communities and includes live music, hikes & tours, ice sculptures, snow folk art and a parade.


3- Celebrate Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King DayMLK Day is observed on the third Monday of January each year to pay honor to Dr. Martin Luther King and to the principles for which he lived and died. The holiday also celebrates the life and contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the history of the civil rights movement in the United States


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4 - Enjoy A Major Indoor Professional or College Sporting Event

Prudential Center NewarkNew Jersey is fortunate to have a number of professional and Division ! basketball and Hockey teams all within a reasonable driving distance. You can see the Devils and Seton Hall play at the Prudential Center in Newark with Rutgers playing at The Louis Brown Athletic Center in Piscataway, NJ.

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5 - Visit Atlantic City - The Crown Jewel of the Jersey Shore

Take in the casinos, great restaurants, hotels, clubs and concerts. The top acts appearing in January include:

Rob Thomas

January 15, 16, 17, 2016; 9:00PM

Borgata Music Box



D.L. Hughley

Saturday Jan 23, 2016; 8:00PM

Tropicana Casino - Tropicana Showroom



Indoor Auto Racing

January 29, 30, 2016; 7:30PM

Boardwalk Hall Arena - Boardwalk Hall


Atlantic City New Jersey

Atlantic City Visitors Guide - Popular Jersey Shore destination with casino gaming, top entertainment venues, restaurants, a beach & boardwalk, and more.


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Atlantic City NJ Restaurants

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6 - Take the Family Roller Skating

A great family activity for first time beginners and experienced skaters.
The indoor roller skating season is more popular during the colder months. Roller skating is a very good a aerobic exercises that involves almost all of the body's muscles and in particular the heart.


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7 - Take The Family To A Museum

New Jersey MuseumNew Jersey Museums offer a wide variety of exciting arts and natural science treasures and programs that are educational, fun, and adventuresome. If you are looking for a one day trip, or an attraction to complement your weekend getaway, visit one of New Jersey's treasured museums. Some suggestions are: The New Jersey State Museum in Trenton; The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial in Camden; The Newark Museum in Newark.


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8 - Visit Jersey City - A City Rich With Attractions

Jersey CityJersey City is a city rich with lifestyle variety, attractions, entertainment, and restaurants. It is also a city with fascinating small ethnic neighborhoods, modern high rise condo towers, and attractions that include museums, a nationally recognized science learning center, and unbeatable, world class harbor views overlooking the New York City Skyline, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.


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9 - Take The Kids Snow Sledding

Snow SleddingWinter in New Jersey is a great time of the year for snow sledding and for kids to enjoy the snow. Sledding is fun, healthy, a great kids exercise, and it's also inexpensive to do. Here you can find the best places to sled in NJ with tips on equipment and safety.


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10 - Pamper Yourself at a Spa

Hotel Spas

Find the best NJ spa hotels and resorts that feature spa services for couples looking for a romantic getaway, or for men and women looking to complement their business trip or for a romantic weekend getaway.


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New Jersey Day Spa'sDiscover where the these day spa's are. These spa's feature a variety skin care, hair, facial, nail, and massage services in addition to women's and gentlemen's spa packages, and laser skin treatments.


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