Do you have a need for speed? Is "thrill" your middle name? If you like to take adventure to the next level then look no further than right here in New Jersey! Between the Jersey Shore rides and waves, great parks and many family-fun attractions, New Jersey has its fair share of fun. But if you're searching for daring and unique things to do in New Jersey, then this list of the Top 5 Most Unique Adventures is perfect for you!

  • Hot Air Balloon Rides

    There's nothing like the experience of the open air and great views from up high on a hot air balloon ride. The Have Balloon Will Travel company of Phillipsburg, NJ offers you that opportunity. There, you can take in the amazing feelings of escape and freedom while soaring high in the sky above the farmlands of Warren and Hunterdon counties and the Delaware River.

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  • Race Car Driving

    It's no secret that New Jersey drivers are passionate people. We certainly have enough traffic to drive anyone crazy. So if you're looking for a chance to go high speeds with no brake lights holding you back, then check out Green Flag Driving Experience in West Caldwell! They provide everything - even instructions, to give you the "ultimate experience" and get you behind the wheel of a race car!

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  • Tubing

    Contrary to popular belief, the Jersey Shore is not the only place for water adventures in New Jersey. Delaware River Tubing in Frenchtown is your solution to an exciting experience soaring along the river separating New Jersey from Pennsylvania. For an even more hands-on adventure, Delaware River Tubing has kayak and canoe rentals and the greatest part - every rental includes a free BBQ meal!

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  • Sky Diving

    Get the most exhilarating experience of them all with the Free Fall Adventures crew at Cross Keys Airport in Williamstown. There, you'll get proper training before flying high on a plane and then free falling into the sky tandem with one of the experienced sky diving professionals. So if you're looking for the thrill of a lifetime, look no more!

    Free Fall Aventures
  • Hiking

    New Jersey has plenty of great nature trails and parks, but did you know that it's packed with some amazing hiking routes? If you'd like to take your hikes to the next level, check out NJ Hiking's website for tons of good information and photos from lots of places to hike all over New Jersey. There we did our research, and Mt. Tammany & Sunfish pond is the place to go for a challenging hiking trip that offers some awesome rewards including these great views!

    NJ Hiking