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5 Things To Do Around Jersey City

Written by Kristen Haas

Things to do in Jersey City

Summer is the perfect time to get out of the house for the day and enjoy the sunshine! Jersey City has so many amazing activities and events going on and it’s location makes it easy to get around to other areas. Here’s a summer list of 5 Things To Do Around Jersey City!

Turtle Back Zoo

560 Northfield Ave, West Orange

The Turtle Back Zoo is committed to providing an enriching recreational experience that fosters excellence in wildlife education and wildlife conservation, so that present and future generations are inspired to understand, appreciate and protect the fragile interdependence of all living things. Take an adventure to the African Savanna or see the creatures that make home atop the Andean Mountains! There’s something for everyone at the Turtle Back Zoo! Adult admission is $15, children 2-12 and seniors are $12!


Asbury Park 

1300 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park

Did you do summer right if you didn’t visit the beach? Following its growth and success in the 1920’s, 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Asbury faced the depression-era 1930’s and the post-war decades with grit and resolve. In 2007, a new chapter in Asbury Park’s rich history began. the boardwalk is lined with boutique shops you won’t find anywhere else and several yummy food options!

Paper Mill Playhouse

22 Brookside Dr, Millburn

Shield yourself from the summer heat and experience the magic of a musical at the Paper Mill Playhouse! The mission of Paper Mill Playhouse is to enrich, entertain, and inspire our audience and our students as the nation’s premier musical theater. They foster a creative environment for advancing the art form, educating students, and developing future theater lovers, while providing access for all. Check out their schedule to see show times and events!


Grounds For Sculpture

80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton Township

Grounds For Sculpture is situated on the former New Jersey State Fairgrounds and includes three of its major historic buildings, restored for a variety of purposes. When you come to Grounds For Sculpture you can expect to find all sorts of tours, a constantly evolving collection of superb contemporary outdoor sculptures, spectacular dining and so much more!

Central Park

Manhattan, New York

Central Park was the first landscaped public park in the United States. It’s a great place to take photos, read a book and even catch some sun rays. The parks hosts performances of all types and yoga sessions!



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