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

Statue of Liberty

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

June is a great time of the year with excellent weather and un-crowded conditions to visit the popular attractions before school is out and vacationers and day trippers are in full force.

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

COVID-19 executive orders in effect apply to large outdoor public gatherings such as concerts, festivals, and fireworks, and are limited to 500 persons.
Indoor public gatherings are limited: to 25% capacity with a maximum of 100 persons. Restaurants are open for outdoor dining only.

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 - 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 - Take a camping trip to 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 - Get out an enjoy the outdoors with exercise and 
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?

Take a trip to the CowTown Rodeo
780 Route 40,
Pilesgrove, NJ
856-769-3200
Open May-September, 7:30 PM, Saturday nights. They are the longest running weekly rodeo in the USA. Here you can enjoy quality Western Rodeo entertainment by touring professional cowboys. Includes; Bareback Bronc Riding, Calf Roping, Steer Wrestling, Girls Barrel Racing, Brahma Bull Riding and more.



8 - Take in the popular New Jersey State Fair

Barefoot Country Music Fest

 

State Fair Meadowlands
Fair runs from Thursday, June 25 until Sunday, July12. 2020
102 NJ State Highway 120
East Rutherford NJ
Next to MetLife Stadium
Website (Check Schedule)
This very popular family event features quality rides, plenty of free entertainment, open air thrill shows, games and prizes, and a variety foods. There are a variety of activities to interest all ages.
All Tickets Include Free Live shows and concerts. Free Live concerts. Fireworks shows take place on the evenings of Friday, July 3 & Saturday, July 4th.



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

Barnegat Lighthouse
Barnegat Light House State Park
208 Broadway
Barnegat Light, NJ
(609) 494-2016
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Recent COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted to allow visitors to hike, and picnic. Please bring a blanket and a cooler with your food. Restrooms are open, though picnic areas, tables and grills continue to be closed at this time.


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