Best Things to Do in Salem County, NJ

Salem County is located in Southwest New Jersey. This county is filled with outdoor fun and learning that the whole family can certainly enjoy. Listed below are the top 10 activities in Salem County that are certainly worth taking part in.

Apple Farms Art & Music Center

Apple Farms Art & Music Center in Elmer, NJ is a great place for families and friends to see weekly live performances, festivals and take art and music classes. Open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., you can visit their website at or call (856) 358-2472 for more information about events and classes.

Jellystone Park

Families and camping enthusiasts can rent a cabin or RV at Jellystone Park in Elmer, NJ for a day or weekend of fun camping adventure including a pool and waterpark. Find out more by calling (856) 451-7479 or visiting their website at

Supawna Meadows National Wildlife Refuge

Experience fishing, hunting and hiking on 3,000 acres of land at Supawna Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Pennsville, NJ. To inquire about information, check out their website here or call (609) 464-0994.

Cowtown Rodeo

Families and friends can enjoy a new and different type of entertainment at Cowtown Rodeo in Pilesgrove, NJ. Watch professional rodeo shows every Saturday at 7:30 p.m. for a low admission of $15 for adults and $10 for children. To book your tickets now, call (856) 769-3200 or visit their website at

Salem County Historical Museum

Enjoy some history at Salem County Historical Museum for an admission price of $5, Tuesday through Saturday from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Learn the history of Salem County by looking at artifacts, exhibits, and even enrolling in educational programs. To learn more information about tours and classes, call (856) 935-5004 or check out their website at

Scarecrow Hollow Cornfield

For only $10 for adults and $8 for children, families can enjoy fall fun at Scarecrow Hollow Cornfield in Salem, NJ with a huge corn maze, hayrides, arts and crafts, and even building your own scarecrow. For more information, visit their website at or call (856) 935-3469.

Birding and Wildlife Trails

Animal and nature enthusiasts will love to explore four different trails where they will discover thousands of unique wildlife species in Salem, NJ. To schedule your fun-filled day of animal watching, call 888-NJM-BIRD or visit the website at

Al and Sam’s Canoe and Kayak

For an adventurous day in Pittsgrove, NJ, rent a canoe or kayak to take out on the water. Al and Sam’s offers many different options to enjoy your time out on the water at Parvin State Park, including in the moonlight. To inquire about pricing and to book your fun day on the water, call (856) 692-8440 or visit their website at

NJ Horse Drawn Carriages

Couples will certainly enjoy a horse drawn carriage ride throughout Salem County for weddings, anniversaries, or simply to arrive in style. For information about a quote or to book your horse drawn carriage ride, click here or call (856) 358-6331.

Harvey’s Honey

For a fun-filled, educational day, take a tour of the property and learn about bees and the process of producing honey. For more information about pricing and tours, call (856) 358-1010 or visit their website at

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