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American Dream

American Dream

Sep 1, 2022 @ 10:00 am - May 13, 2023 @ 8:00 pm

American Dream
1 American Dream Way
East Rutherford, NJ

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly


This indoor mega-mall has towns over-the-top, entirely indoor activities. Prices vary by day. Gets crowded, so go early.

* Ride thrilling roller coasters and family-friendly rides plus meet favorite characters like Dora The Explorer, SpongeBob SquarePants and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at indoor theme park Nickelodeon Universe ($59–$85).

* Swim, splash and slide with DreamWorks Animation’s memorable characters from Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda in the world’s largest indoor water park ($69–$89).

* Skate n an indoor NHL regulation size ice rink ($24-$35).

* Choose from two mini-golf themed courses, wacky Angry Birds and black light Out Of This World ($20, $65/family).

* Ski or snowboard at an indoor snow park with multiple hills and runs ($70-$80 with rentals).

* Explore over 10 aquatic exhibits inspired by New York landmarks, walk through an underwater Ocean Tunnel, touch anemones and more underwater fun at Sea Life.($28.99/adults, $23.99/kids)

* Step inside urban art by Tracy Strum and take mind-boggling photos at TiLT ($20, free/ages 2 & under).

* Navigate through a galaxy of corridors filled with infinite reflections and mind-bending light in the Mirror Maze ($10).

* Shop a range of stores and dine at dozens of take-out and sit down options.

* Experiences are limited capacity; advanced reservations recommended.

Daily 10 am – 8 pm

Essex County Turtle Back Zoo

See over 200 species representing animals from around the world including tigers, lions, exotic birds and many more. Indoor areas like Reptile House, Touch Tank, Sea Turtle Recovery, and Penguins are open with one-way traffic patterns and limited capacities.

* Also ride an endangered species carousel, play Safari-themed mini golf ($10-$12), climb the Prehistoric Playground…

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Haunt O’ Ween

Celebrate Halloween in an expansive, immersive family-friendly space covered in thousands of pumpkins. Go trick-or-treating in the Town of Haunt O’ Ween, wander through the streets of Ghoul City, visit the Farm House, venture into the Hidden Hollows and explore over 200,000 square ft of festivities. Take a spin on rides, jump in multiple bounce…

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Paddle Boats at Orange Reservoir

Paddle a swan-shaped boat on the Orange Reservoir. Boats seat 2 or 4. For ages 2+. Tickets sold on a first come, first served basis. No advanced sales. Weekends only

Also play on the Children’s Regatta Playground with a wave-like rubberized safety surface and a series of play equipment designed to look like boats. A…

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Happy Day Farm Fall Harvest

🎃 Choose from a large variety of gourds in Pumpkinville and enter a pumpkin house. No apples to pick but plenty else to keep kids busy.

🌽 Explore a 10-acre corn maze. Look for Maize-O-Poly squares to scan with a phone and play a digital game (text and GPS hints available).

🚜 Over 35 games, activities…

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