New Jersey Top 10 Attractions

Six Flags Great Adventure and Wild Safari

6: Six Flags Great Adventure and Wild Safari

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Address: 1 Six Flags Blvd, Jackson, NJ 08527

With its numerous rides, fun-packed events and other entertainment options, the Six Flags Great Adventure & Wild Safari stands out as one of the best family-friendly attractions in New Jersey. It has 3 categories of rides: thrill rides, kids' rides and family rides. If you are hungry or thirsty after a thrilling ride, you can take some snacks or drinks at Johnny Rockets Shakes & Fries.

Battleship New Jersey

7: Battleship New Jersey

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Address: 100 Clinton St Camden, NJ 08103

Regarded as America's most decorated museum, Battleship New Jersey is currently one of the most exciting museums in New Jersey. It is always open for overnight encampments, daytime tours and a wide variety of fascinating events. Apart from seeing the exhibits of artifacts from the battleship's past or exploring the ship's legendary 16-inch Gun Turret, you can also climb and descend the steep stairs and eat in the original mess halls.

Thomas Edison National Historical Park
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8: Thomas Edison National Historical Park

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Address: 211 Main St, West Orange, NJ 07052

The preservation site of Thomas Edison’s home and laboratory, the Thomas Edison National Historical Park is a must for anyone interested in history, science, inventions and nature. You will find so much to take in and explore here and the educational benefits make it a great choice to take the family for a fascinating day out. You can look forward to visiting the Glenmont Estate as well as the Laboratory Complex where you can spend time learning all about the inventions that this genius brought to us in order to help create the world we live in today.

Liberty Science Center
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9: Liberty Science Center

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Address: 222 Jersey City Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07305

Liberty Science Center is a learning center and interactive science museum found inside the Liberty State Park. While inside the museum, you can gain access to numerous educational resources, science exhibits, IMAX Dome Theater and the Hoberman Sphere. Its notable science exhibits include the Infection Connection, Eat and Be Eaten and the Wildlife Challenge.

Adventure Aquarium

10: Adventure Aquarium

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Address: 1 Riverside Dr Camden, NJ 08103

You can roll up your sleeves and prepare for a thrill at the Adventure Aquarium, which is located in Camden. The aquarium features total tank volume of more than 2 million gallons of water and over 6,000 species of animals. You can watch the penguins, hippos, sharks or the over 25 species of African birds.

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