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American Dream

American Dream

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 31, 2021

American Dream
1 American Dream Way
East Rutherford, NJ

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

FREE

This indoor mega-mall hosts a range of over-the-top, entirely indoor activities among pretty seasonal decor. Prices vary by day. Gets crowded so go early and mask up.

* 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 Shrek, Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda in the world’s largest indoor water park ($69–$89).

* 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).

* Ice skate in an indoor NHL regulation size ice rink ($24-$35).

* 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; online reservations required.

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Essex County Turtle Back Zoo

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Wild Safari Drive-Thru Adventure

Drive (slowly) through 1,200 animals from six continents including elephants, rhinos, tigers, giraffes and lions a 350-acre preserve in Jackson, New Jersey (about 1.5 hours from Manhattan). The safari takes about an hour or two depending on traffic (and animals crossings – they can get very close).

The audio guide is mostly safety instructions. Download…

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Liberty Science Center

Lots to explore throughout this large, interactive museum.

*  Follow along with Daniel and his friends in Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, based on the PBS Kids television series. Through immersive experiences, collaborate to solve problems, use their imaginations to transform their surroundings, and play along with Daniel’s singable strategies as they learn…

More info