Essex County TreeTop Adventure Course
Suggested Ages: 6 to 14+, Adult Friendly
Climb through 15 unique challenge elements on aerial junior course 10 feet above the ground (average run time 30 to 45 minutes). Adult course also available. Swing across the length of a football field on a 40-feet-high zip Line.
For ages 6+. Advanced online reservations recommended.
Celebrate the art and delightful characters of beloved children’s book author and illustrator Mo Willems in interactive exhibits featuring best-friend duo Elephant and Piggie, faithful companion Knuffle Bunny, and The Pigeon, the wily city bird best known for his antics in Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
Make art inspired by Mo…More info
Take a tractor to gorgeous fields of sunflowers with 10 hidden photo ops and pick your own sunflowers and zinnias ($2.50/stem, cash only). Eight varieties of blueberries & raspberries available for a limited time ($6/pound, clamshells provided).
Be prepared for heat, dirt and bees.
Enjoy fresh squeezed lemonade and shaved ices and food from…More info
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…More info
Drive (slowly) through 1,200 animals from six continents including elephants, rhinos, tigers, giraffes and lions a 350-acre preserve. 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 a printable safari guide in advance and listen…More info
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…More info