Passaic County is located in the northeastern part of New Jersey and has city, suburban and rural areas with a variety of activities for families. Here are nine of the best things to do in Passaic County.

Rack N Roll

Rack N Roll is a family entertainment center for all ages, where kids and adults come together. An assortment of video games, pinball machines and kids rides are available. There is also a dedicated billiards area where pool tables can be rented for as little as $4 per hour. You can even celebrate a child’s birthday party at Rack N Roll for as little as $3.99 per child with a private party room. For more information about the different pricing options and party packages, visit online or call (973) 365-0020.

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center

The Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center in Little Falls is a sport-based educational learning facility for all ages. The center is particularly popular among educators and their students. The learning center empowers students through character-based programs that remind young people that they, too, can be anything they want to be. To plan a group visit or learn more about the baseball summer camp, call (973) 655-2378 or click here.

Clifton Skatezone

The Clifton Skatezone is a safe and enjoyable facility that is available for all skaters regardless of skill, experience, or form of skate. Indoor skating, BMX bike riding, and hockey are among the activities available along with equipment and supply rentals. To learn more about public skating hours and prices, or for more information about booking a child’s birthday party, call (973) 470-2254 or click here.

The Paterson Museum

The Paterson Museum is an educational learning facility, specifically focusing on the unique history of Paterson, NJ. The city has gone through many transformations and is packed with history. Guided tours are available for schools and community groups by appointment only. Children admission is free with a $2 fee for adults. For more information visit online or call (973) 321-1260.

The Great Falls

The Great Falls in Paterson is an amazing rapid river waterfall. Experience the breathtaking beauty of this natural phenomenon in the heart of a thriving city. For more information about the falls call (917) 508-6492 or click here.

The Lambert Castle Museum

Explore the castle grounds and visit the museum’s rich variety of historical artifacts, maps and pictures about the area and the castle. The Lambert Castle Museum is located in Paterson. For more information call (973) 247-0085 or click here.

Garden Palace Lanes

Garden Palace Lanes is a friendly, sixteen-lane bowling alley for all ages. There is a full bar for adults as well as snacks and pizza for the family. Located in Clifton, Garden Palace Lanes is open seven days a week with open bowling times every day. To learn more call (973) 478-5750 or click here.

Willowbrook Mall

Spend the day shopping and dining at the Willowbrook Mall, one of the state’s largest and most popular shopping centers. Located in Wayne, the mall has conveniently partnered with NJ Transit, making public transportation an easy alternative to driving. Open seven days a week. For more information call (973) 785-1655 or click here.

Garret Mountain Reservation

Garret Mountain Reservation is a great urban getaway located in Clifton. Enjoy spectacular views of NYC while hiking or biking the many trails. The mountain also features a full equestrian center including horse and pony rides for all ages. General admission to the park is free. To learn more call (973) 881-4994 or visit online.

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