5 Inexpensive and Unique New Jersey Day Trips You Must Take Before Summer Ends
Summer is flying by! It will be August in less then two weeks. All year long we wait for warmer days and lots of sunlight, but it will be gone before you know it.
Now is the time to start planning some day trips, especially with the price of gas still relatively low.
Here are 5 trip ideas, to get you out of the house, into your car and taking advantage of all our beautiful state has to offer.
Driving Time: About 2 Hours
Liberty State Park is a perfect outing of the the whole family. The park is less than 2,000 feet from the Statue of Liberty. Enjoy hiking, biking, a picnic or even a family BBQ!
Driving Time: About an 1 Hour and 30 Minutes.
Located on Spotswood-Englishtown Road in Monroe Township. Admission is free at the Stone Museum. If you or your kids are into minerals and fossils, then this is a place for you to visit. The museum features a host of indoor and outdoor displays that are hands on. Check out the Famous Fluorescent Room.
Driving Time: 2 Hours
Bike or hike new trails through a variety of habitats, at Duke Farms located at Dukes Parkway West in Hillsborough. Discover the wonders of nature and be sure to check out Orchid Range.
Driving Time: 2 Hours and 50 Minutes
If you love to hike or walk then this trip is for you. The Appalachian Trail is over 2,000 miles long and passed through fourteen states. You can hike the 20 mile boardwalk section of the trail in Vernon Township. Passing through the Wallkill National Wildlife section will be a treat!
Driving Time: 3 Hours and 15 Minutes
The Delaware Water Gap is located on the border of New Jersey and Pennsylvania. if you love the outdoors you'll love this trip. Bike, hike, rock climb, fish, swim, or go canoeing or rafting. There is so much fun stuff to do the the Delaware Water Gap!