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July Things To Do:
Our Top 10 Picks For Your Day Out in New Jersey

Things to Do in New Jersey in July

Discover New Jersey's Best Month of July Things to Do: Uncover The Top seasonal attractions, popular events, and hidden gems

This is a great time of the year with peak summer weather that makes it an excellent time of the year to enjoy the Jersey Shore, it's beaches, boardwalks, amusements parks and fireworks

It's also a great time to of the year to visit many of the cultural festivals.

iPlay America

Haven’t been to iPlay America lately? It’s time to come back to experience new rides, new games, and more fun! Plus, all the fun you have always loved with our two level laser tag, rides, 4-D Theater, arcade, Topgolf Swing Suite, and more!

State of NJ

At this time, and until further notice,  COVID-19 executive orders  in effect apply to large public gatherings such as concerts, festivals, and fireworks.

Some outdoor recreational areas and businesses have been able to restart their operations. These include;
Beaches, State and Municipal Parks, and recreational campgrounds are open for passive recreation, including fishing, hunting, boating, canoeing, kayaking, hiking,  jogging, biking, birding, horseback riding, and more.

Atlantic City's casinos will be able to reopen July 2 at 25% capacity.

Playgrounds and outdoor amusement parks, water parks, and arcades in the Garden State can also reopen on July 2. Parks and boardwalk rides will be limited to 50% of typical guest capacity and must enforce social-distancing rules on rides and in lines. Face coverings for guests and staff are required

Currently most public gatherings are limited: Indoor gatherings are limited to 25% capacity of the rooms in which they will take place, with a maximum of 100 persons. Outdoor gatherings are limited to 500 persons.

Restaurants are open for outdoor dining only. Indoor dining has been postponed until further notice

With near term cancellations occurring at a rapid rate, and despite trying to remove them as soon as we learn of the cancellations or restrictions, we  recommend viewers contact the event sponsors before heading out to a listed event to confirm their status.

1 - Take a day trip to a Jersey Shore Beach

New Jersey Beaches

Jersey Shore Beaches - Information on the most popular Jersey Shore beaches. Includes fees, parking, rest rooms, more.
New Jersey beaches along the 127 miles of the Jersey shore are a natural landscape of beauty, clean ocean water, refreshing breezes and beautiful, white sandy beaches, making the Jersey Shore one of the most desired vacation destinations on the east coast. The beaches in Cape May County are especially known for their wide, fine, powdery sand, and are considered to be amongst the best beaches on the Atlantic coast.

2 - Pack your fishing rod and get out and enjoy
an ocean, bay or river fishing trip

New Jersey Fishing Tips

New Jersey Fishing Tips: For Recreational, Non-commercial Anglers
New Jersey with it's vast ocean coastline, is a huge opportunity to experience a wide variety of fishing experiences and fish species. From the spring migrations of striped bass on the Jersey shore, and the American shad in the Delaware River to the bay shores and the ocean along the Atlantic coastline, there's something for all anglers

3 - Take in 4th of July fireworks, parades and events

NJ July 4th Fireworks

Best July 4th Fireworks Celebrations
New Jersey has many spectacular fireworks demonstrations from many different vantage points including along the beaches and boardwalks, along river front's, and in small town communities. Check out the New Jersey Guide to Independence Day fireworks, parades and events.

4- Plan a weekend getaway or vacation to a Jersey Shore beach
destination with an Amusement Pier

Best NJ Kids Amusement Parks

The Best Kids Amusement Parks in New Jersey
Discover the top NJ Amusement and Theme parks. Summertime is for families and kids, couples and singles to enjoy a weekend getaway or vacation along the shore. While they all have outstanding beaches, the destinations vary with activities from the charming, Victorian Cape May, exciting Point Pleasant Beach with Jenkinson's Pavilion, the family-oriented alcohol free town of Ocean City, the family oriented Wildwood with Doo Wop ambiance, and Seaside Heights with attractions for all ages.

5 - Take a camping trip to a private camping ground

Best NJ Private Camp grounds

The Top New Jersey Private Campgrounds and Camping Resorts
Camping at a private campground offers an excellent opportunity to enjoy nearby attractions on a modest budget. For those who prefer not to wander far from the camp grounds, many of them have extensive family recreational facilities on the grounds. For others who enjoy a beer or glass of wine with their meal, they usually do not have restrictions onmoderate alcohol use. However, that does not mean that they will allow a large group with a keg party.

6- - Get out an enjoy the outdoors and some exercise
with a scenic bike trip.

New Jersey Biking

Best NJ Biking routes with trips for cyclists at all levels
New Jersey has great terrain and scenery and offers a wide variety of trails for a wonderful cycling adventure for beginners to advanced cyclists.

7 - Take a Canoe or Kayak trip through the Pine Barrens

Pine Barrens Canoeing

Best Pine Barrens Canoeing and Kayaking Adventures
Many outdoor enthusiasts regard Pine Barrens canoing or paddling a kayak in the Pine Barrens as one of the best ways to experience the Pine lands up-close. A million-acres chunk of arid pine forests, cedar swamps, and twisty little rivers right in the middle where you can paddle for two days and not see a single house.

8 - Take in an Italian Festival

Italian Festivals

The top 2020 NJ Italian Festivals
July is a popular month for Italian Festivals. Discover when and where the most popular Italian festivals are held. The festivals are generally run for three to four days around a summer weekend and in addition to promoting the Italian culture, they raise money to support many worthwhile charitable causes

9 - Take the Family To A Pick Your Own Farm For
Blueberry Picking

Blue berry picking farms

The Top Blueberry Picking Farms in New Jersey
Blueberry picking is a fun family activity and a great way to get fully ripened, tasty, and healthy blueberries. The blueberry is also the official state fruit of New Jersey, with the Garden State being the second-biggest producer of blueberries after Michigan. Most of the best blueberry picking farms are located in southern NJ in the Pine Barrens region.

10 - Take in the Annual Oceanfest Celebration

Oceanfest at Long Branch
July 4, 2020; 10:00am — 10:00pm 732-222-0400
Long Branch Promenade
1 Ocean Blvd.
Long Branch, NJ
This annual family friendly festival features an awesome variety of fun activities. It's offers plenty of live music, food festival, craft sales kids activities, and a spectacular fireworks display


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