Best New Jersey June Things To Do

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New Jersey's 2024 month of June Things to Do: Features the top 10 seasonal attractions, popular events, and hidden gems

Welcome to the vibrant appeal of New Jersey, especially in the month of June. From the shores to the farmlands, the state has a great deal to offer during this delightful time of the year.

June is an ideal month to explore New Jersey's landmarks, such as our charming strawberry farms and breathtaking state parks.

The weather is beautiful, and the crowds are minimal. This is especially true just before the start of summer holidays, where the influx of vacationers and day trippers is yet to reach its peak.

To truly experience what makes June in New Jersey unique, venture into these captivating events and attractions.

So go ahead, make your June unforgettable by immersing in the local atmosphere and creating memories to last a lifetime!

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Note: Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.

1 - Plan a day trip to Liberty State Park

Liberty State Park

Liberty State Park in Jersey City has awesome views of lower Manhattan, Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. It also has playgrounds, picnic areas, bike paths, jogging paths, estuary, gardens, a marina and a large, beautiful restaurant with an fantastic waterfront view. Take in Liberty Science Center, a family science museum and the most visited museum in New Jersey. Have lunch or dinner at the Liberty House restaurant in the park. It's hard to beat this waterfront dining experience with fantastic views of the Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty, and Liberty State Park. June is a good time to enjoy outside dining on the terrace.

2 - Experience nature with a camping trip in one of
New Jersey's scenic state parks

Public Camp Sites

Best Public, NJ State Managed Camp Grounds
The New Jersey State Park System also offers many excellent camping facilities that bring you up close to the wilderness and many other amenities. Two of the popular state parks for camping are Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area - Worthington State Forest Campground in Warren County; and Wharton State Forest straddling Atlantic, Burlington and Camden Counties.

3 - Plan a day trip or weekend getaway to one of the Jersey Shore's
top boardwalks with an Amusement park. 

Kids Amusement Parks

Best New Jersey Amusement Parks
June is an ideal time to getaway to a Jersey shore top boardwalk amusement park before the summer crowds descend. Bring the kids along and catch the fun at Point Pleasant Beach, Seaside Heights, Ocean City, and Wildwood.

4 - Experience New Jersey outdoors and some exercise
with some outstanding biking and hiking.

New Jersey Hiking Trails

Best New Jersey Hiking Trails
NJ has a large variety of forested trails, waterfalls, ridges, and scenic views.
The best time of the year to enjoy hiking in NJ is in the fall when the leaves are in full color and in the spring or after a heavy rainfall when the waterfalls and rivers are at their best

Biking in New Jersey

Best NJ Biking Trails
New Jersey has great terrain and scenery and offers a wide variety of trails for a wonderful cycling adventure for beginners to advanced cyclists.

5 - Take a scenic Canoe or Kayak trip and enjoy the outdoors
and some outstanding scenery & exercise

Best New Jersey Kayaking

Best NJ Kayaking
NJ offers a wide variety of scenic and wildlife experiences, with a range water from easy flat water to the more intermediate, challenging rivers and beach areas.

6 - Getaway to Spring Lake for an early summer
Jersey Shore experience

Spring Lake New Jersey

Spring Lake Visitors Guide
Spring lake is a Jersey Shore town popular with couples looking for an upscale relaxing, romantic seashore experience without the honky-tonk t-shirt shops or other commercial tourist attractions found in other oceanfront destinations. Spring Lake has many sprawling Victorian mansions with wraparound porches, charming B & B's, a wonderful beach, and a two mile non-commercial boardwalk that is ideal for jogging or a slow walk.

7 - Surprised to see a rodeo in New Jersey? Check out New Jersey's popular Unusual Attrractions

NJ's Unusual Attractions

Discover the NJ's best unusual attractions including:
a rodeo, life-sized moving realistic dinosaurs, a trout Hatchery, a zinc mine tour, fossil hunting, an insectropolis, and many other unusual attractions for fun and education.
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8 - Take in the popular New Jersey State Fair

State Fair - Medowlands

State Fair Meadowlands
June 20 - July 7, 2024
State Fair Meadowlands
1 MetLife Stadium Dr.
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
Visit their site to learn more
The State Fair in the Meadowlands features fantastic family entertainment with over 100 rides, free shows, and 50 food options.

9 - Take the Family To A Pick Your Own Farm
for Strawberry Picking 

Strawberry farms

Best New Jersey Strawberry Pick Ur Own Farms
Strawberry picking is a great family activity and the best way to enjoy flavor full strawberries. If you love strawberry's avoid the supermarkets --- where strawberries are sold before they fully ripen --- and head out to a strawberry picking farm in New Jersey. Strawberries do not ripen after picking. Strawberry picking begins in late May in Southern NJ and runs into late June and depending on weather conditions can sometimes last until early July in Northern NJ.

10 - Experience An Awesome Day Out at
Barnegat Light House State Park

Barnagat Lighthouse, New Jersey

Barnegat Light House State Park
208 Broadway
Barnegat Light, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
Built in 1859, experience the "Story of Barnegat Lighthouse," in the park's Interpretive Center.
Visitors can either walk up the 217 steps to the top, or catch the views from the top without climbing, thanks to four cameras that transmit live images of the view to a display in the Interpretive Center.