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American Dream

American Dream

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 6, 2021

American Dream
1 American Dream Way
East Rutherford, NJ

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly


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).

* 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; online reservations required.

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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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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