You know that feeling we all get when the weather turns colder and our favorite outdoor Jersey Shore places close down for the long winter? Well, this is the complete opposite of that!

Spring is (finally) here, and the best way to celebrate the return of warmer weather is by going out and enjoying that sunshine. We’ve narrowed down a few places where both you and your family can embrace the season ahead!

Be sure to check out all of them and let us know how you are celebrating Spring 2017 on our Facebook page!

  • 1

    Storybook Land

    On April 1st, you and your family can enjoy storytelling at a historic and fun location!

    Escape to "Wonderland" or ride "Bubbles the Dragon" as Storybook Land welcomes the start of their 2017 season with you.

  • 2

    Gillian's Wonderland Pier

    The home of the giant ferris wheel that you can see on the 9th Street Bridge in Ocean City will be opening the weekend of Palm Sunday.

    This place has tons of rides and exciting things to do that brings smiles to faces of all ages!

  • 3

    Playland's Castaway Cove

    Ring in the new season with endless rides and tickets that never expire!

    At the beginning of April, this awesome amusement park will be opening its doors to the public for another season of family-friendly fun and enjoyment.

  • 4

    Mariner's Pier

    On April 8th, Morey’s Pier will officially be starting the season off for the public. You and your family can enjoy great food, fun rides, and awesome sites while visiting Wildwood!

    The boardwalk is sure to be a great treat after a long winter.

  • 5

    Cape May County Park & Zoo

    This zoo is free for every visitor, and is open all year-round! Once March 10th hits, the zoo hours will extend from the winter hours to the summer hours.

    Enjoy more wildlife and beauty as you make your way through this incredible zoo!