Cumberland County – Top 10 Activities
Cumberland County is located in South Jersey and is filled with beautiful scenery, art museums and even food challenges. With a variety of activities for friends and families to take part in, Cumberland County is great for day and weekend trips. Listed below are the top 10 activities that are a blast to take part in.
Museum of American Glass
At the Wheaton’s Museum of American Glass in Millville, NJ, families can view exhibits and enjoy more than 1200 pieces of glass art for admission of only $10 for adults and $7 for children. For more information about tours, call (856) 825-6800 or click here.
Belleplain State Park
Belleplain State Park in Woodbine, NJ is a great place for families and outdoor lovers to spend a day or camp overnight. For $5 per vehicle on weekdays and $10 on weekends, you can enjoy a myriad of activities including hiking, horseback riding, swimming and more. For the camper in you, you can also enjoy a night in the outdoors for $20 per night. For more information, visit the website by clicking here.
For only $2 per person, families will surely enjoy taking part in educational learning and can even adopt an animal at the Cohanzick Zoo in Bridgeton, NJ. Open year round from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the winter and 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the summer, a trip to the zoo is always a fun option for a lazy day. For more information about the zoo and exhibits, check out their website at http://www.cityofbridgeton.com/zoo.html or call (856) 455-3230.
Carlisle School of Glass Art
Open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., art lovers can get in touch with the historical glass making tradition of South Jersey and learn how to make glass art from scratch at the Carlisle School of Glass Art in Millville, NJ. For more information about booking a class and costs, call (800) 922-1167 or visit their website at http://www.carlisleschoolofglassart.com/
Circle D Ranch & Park
Families and camping enthusiasts will have a blast at Circle D Ranch & Park in Bridgeton, NJ with the variety of activities including fishing, playing golf, whitewater paddling and swimming. For more information about hours and prices, call (609) 451-2467 or click here.
Historic Bridgeton Walking Tour
Families and couples can experience a relaxing and educational walk through the scenic and historic Bridgeton, NJ. To learn more about how you can tour the town while learning about 300 years of its history, click here or call (856) 453-2184.
Riverfront Renaissance Center of the Arts
Anyone will surely enjoy a free day at the Riverfront Renaissance Center of the Arts in Millville, NJ. Not only can you see a wide variety of art exhibits in the beautiful gallery from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., but ambitious art lovers can also enroll in art programs and other classes and presentations throughout the year for $60. For more information about tours and classes, call (856) 327-4500 or visit their website at http://www.rrcarts.com/
Delsea Drive In
In Vineland, NJ, families and couples can enjoy dinner and a movie at the only drive in Movie Theater in NJ. This is definitely a great place to go for not only a night at the movies, but for a very reasonable admission of $9 for adults and $4 for children. To inquire about hours and movies schedules, call (856) 696-0011 or check out their website at http://www.delseadrive-in.com/
East Point Light House
The East Point Light House in Heiserville, NJ is a great place to enjoy a day of history and the beautiful landscape of New Jersey. For more information about how you can book your tour and learn about the maritime history of the only lighthouse left in Cumberland County, visit their website here or call (856) 691-5934.
Johnny D's 36 inch Pizza Challenge
Johnny D’s in Pleasantville, NJ is not only a great place to grab a bite to eat, but also to push your eating limits. If you can complete the 36-inch Pizza Challenge by finishing the pizza in less than 45 minutes, you will win $1,000 cash prize. To make a reservation from 11 a.m. – 3 a.m. or inquire about the challenge, call (609) 383-6969 or visit their website at http://johnnydspizza.com/