Morris County – Top 9 Activities
Located about 25 miles west of New York City, Morris County, is New Jersey's 10th most populous county. There are many things to do in Morris County for kids and families. Listed below are the top nine activities.
Whippany Railway Museum
The Whippany Railway Museum is an interactive train museum for children. Enjoy seasonal family trips and events departing and returning to Whippany Railway. Ticket prices range from $8 to $16 based on age and seating preference. View train schedule and purchase tickets online. For more info call (973) 887 – 8177.
Randolph Climbing Center
The Randolph Climbing Center is a full indoor rock climbing facility. One time day passes are available as well as weekly lessons for all ages. Harness and equipment rentals are available on site. For more information visit online or call (973) 598 – 8555.
Mt. Freedom Golf
Mt. Freedom Golf is your family fun center, offering a wide range of activities for everyone, including: golf lessons, driving range, summer camp for kids, par 3 golf course, miniature golf course and restaurant. Located in Randolph, Mt. Freedom Golf is open 7 days a week and can be reached at (973) 895-9898.
Children are encouraged to touch, discover, learn and explore at Imagine That, children’s learning museum. Preschool age and young school children are provided with safe, educational fun in more than 50 unique learning exhibits. Admission prices are $9.95 for children and $7.95 for adults, 7 days a week. For more information click here, or call (973) 966-8000.
Pax Amicus Castle Theatre
Pax Amicus in Budd Lake is a not-for-profit, cultural education theater, offering weekly classical and modern plays all year round. Tickets range in price from $10 to $25, depending on the show. For more information call (973) 691-2100 or click here.
Giggles Play Station
Giggles Play Station in Rockaway is an in-door family fun center. It is a clean, safe environment for children of all ages to enjoy attractions and fun attractions, including: play stations, old-fashioned carousel, slot car racing, bounce house, train ride, arcade, and prize center. There are also many places for parents to sit back and relax while watching their children enjoy the activities. Giggles is open Wednesday through Sunday, with admission ranging from $8.45 to $10.95 for kids, with free admission for adults. For more information call (973) 586-7529 or visit online.
North Jersey Equestrian Center
The North Jersey Equestrian Center is the tri-state’s premier horseback riding center, located in Pompton Pains. Patrons of all ages and experience levels are welcomed. Mounted shooting, summer camps, and live horse shows are also available. For more information regarding horse rentals and training prices, call (973) 839-0077 or click here.
A Beautiful Balloon
Soar like a bird, hundreds of feet in the air at A Beautiful Balloon in Parsippany. A hot air balloon ride is truly a one-of-a-kind experience. There is a riding available for everyone whether it’s a long distance, high adventure, or sunset ride. Champagne flights are also available for those who are looking to celebrate a special day, or propose while immersed in a sunset. For more information about pricing options click here or call (973) 335-9799.
Small Empire Skatepark
New Jersey’s finest indoor skatepark is located at Small Empire Skatepark in Flanders. This public skatepark welcomes all levels of skaters. Private lessons and summer camps are also available. General admission is $15 and private lessons start at $50 per hour. To learn more visit online or call (973) 668-5307.