End of Summer Day Trip Ideas


Visit Island Beach State Park for a great bike ride experience. Ride along side the sea, wildlife sanctuary and dunes for an easy and flat 16 mile ride. 


Asbury Park Surf Music Festival  on Saturday, August 18 starts at noon. Enjoy summertime drinks, food vendors, classic cars and live surf music. 


Visit the Jersey shore! Take a day trip to Jenkinson's Boardwalk in Point Pleasant. Truly fun for everyone, the boardwalk, mini golf, the aquarium, the beach, Tiki Bar, rides, games and great food will truly make for a great day of fun! 


Pick your own apples and peaches. Wightman's Farm on Mt. Kemble Avenue in Morristown or Alstede Farms in Chester are just two of the best spots in New Jersey to get that "fresh off the farm" taste! 


For a day of fun and learning, try Liberty Science Center in Jersey City. Learn about fascinating creatures, the wonders of the night sky, what lies at the bottom of the sea, build something amazing and see a movies that will teach you things you never knew! Fun for everyone PLUS astronaut ice cream in the gift shop! 


Brewery tours are a great way to spend a day, especially when admission is free! Check out Cricket Hill Brewery in Fairfield and discover the best ales and lagers to pair with your favorite fall foods. 


Shopping more your style? The Jersey Shore Premium Outlets have everything you need for a new wardrobe or just a few essentials. Make a day of it with friends and family to enjoy activities indoors and out. 


Peddler's Village has Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 4-6pm. Located right over the border down Route 202 in New Hope, PA, this village is home to shops, restaurants and lots of festivals and events that will offer something for everyone!