- TripBuzz found 435 things to do with kids in or near Parsippany, New Jersey, including 430 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like New York City, Staten Island, Morristown and Jersey City.
- From Parsippany Cinema 12 to Bow Tie Cinemas, the Parsippany area offers 118 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Amusement Parks (All Ages), Sports Teams (Amateur) and Adventure Tour.
- Ranked among the top 20 cities on the 'Best Places to Live in the United States' list for several consecutive years, Parsippany, NJ has a lot to offer. The community is tight and supports a variety of interactive groups such as sports clubs, art clubs, book clubs, and much more.
Tucked behind an art storage warehouse lies Mana Contemporary. This inspiring space houses many galleries and artist studios where visitors can watch the artists at work. The center offers three tours a day on weekdays.
As a community theater, Perkel Youth Theater offers youth programs that teach theatrical skills like singing, dancing, and acting. Visitors can enroll their children in these classes and watch open house performances put on by students.
Filled with memorabilia, National Basketball Association offers visitors a chance to learn about the history of the organization, as well as some of the teams and legendary players that made the sport. It has halls of jerseys, basketballs, and more.
There are 13 gardens which are brought to life at various points throughout the year at the Skylands New Jersey Botanical Gardens. In addition to the gardens themselves, guests are also able to visit the historic home of Skylands Manor or take a walking tour of the woodland areas.
Several historic manors are on the land of Ringwood State Park that are open for visitors, including Ringwood Manor and Skylands Manor. Popular activities in the park include hiking, fishing, hunting, picnicking, boating, canoeing, and swimming.
With a mission to perpetuate the 'art of American entertainment', the Lowe's Jersey Theater offers classic films and live entertainment. They also feature a Theatre Pipe Organ that can mimic virtually any form of music from show tunes to jazz.
A 60-lane bowling facility, Hudson Bayonne Lanes offers both open and league bowling with automatic scoring and bumpers. The center has a full service bar and grill, arcade game machines and a private event room.
A sports training facility, Sports Galaxy offers a turf field and two instructional cages along with an Iron Mike pitching machine. It features camps, clinics and instruction for soccer, lacrosse, baseball, softball and field hockey by coaches and former players.