Things to Do with Kids in West Orange, NJ

  • TripBuzz found 588 things to do with kids in or near West Orange, New Jersey, including 575 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like New York City, Staten Island, Bronx and Brooklyn.
  • From Essex County Turtle Back Zoo to Essex County Parks Safari Mini Golf, the West Orange area offers 118 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Bowling, Mini Golf and Zoos.
  • West Orange, NJ is a lively hub of activities, attractions, and events. Some activities include seasonal street fairs, holiday parades, playing a round at one of five golf courses, ice skating, putt putt, experiencing a tree top adventure course, playing at one of twelve parks equipped with playgrounds, and enjoying live entertainment at the OSPAC Outdoor Amphitheater.
  • TripBuzz found 588 things to do with kids in or near West Orange, New Jersey, including 575 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like New York City, Staten Island, Bronx and Brooklyn.
  • From Essex County Turtle Back Zoo to Essex County Parks Safari Mini Golf, the West Orange area offers 118 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Bowling, Mini Golf and Zoos.
  • West Orange, NJ is a lively hub of activities, attractions, and events. Some activities include seasonal street fairs, holiday parades, playing a round at one of five golf courses, ice skating, putt putt, experiencing a tree top adventure course, playing at one of twelve parks equipped with playgrounds, and enjoying live entertainment at the OSPAC Outdoor Amphitheater.
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Wasabi Sushi 435 Main Street, West Orange, NJ MoreLess Info
Chefs prepare sushi dishes that are made to order, titillating customers’ taste buds
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88% 92 votes
Zoos 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052 MoreLess Info
The Essex County Turtle Back Zoo is oriented towards providing their animals with a more natural habitat than other zoos. There are numerous close-up displays, a petting zoo, an aquarium where visitors can pet a shark, and live music entertainment.
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100% 4 votes
Mini Golf 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052 MoreLess Info
Popular during the warmer months of the year, Essex County Parks Safari Mini Golf is an African-safari-themed mini-golf course featuring a unique 19-hole course. In addition to public mini-golf, visitors also commonly enjoy hosting birthday parties at the course.
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50% 2 votes
Skating Rinks West orange, West Orange, NJ 7052 MoreLess Info
Recently renovated, Codey Arena has two indoor ice rinks for recreational and competitive skating. Visitors can choose from a variety of hockey leagues, or simply practice skating during public skate sessions.
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40% 5 votes
Horseback Riding 12-22 Woodland Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052 MoreLess Info
Essex Equestrian Center is a stable that offers horseback riding lessons and training. They offer lessons for all skill levels, feature a tack shop, and host birthday parties and special events.
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15% 13 votes
Bowling 424 Eagle Rock Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052 MoreLess Info
Open since 1959, Eagle Rock Lanes features 32 lanes of bowling along with a full service pro shop. The bowling center offers arcade game machines, a room for private parties and events, a grill and a sports bar.
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95% 576 votes
National & State Parks Main Street & Lakeside Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052 MoreLess Info
With a collection of over 300,000 items, the Thomas Edison National Historical Park contains the home and laboratory of Thomas Edison. The park chronicles Edison's sixty-year career as a businessperson and inventor.
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Soccer Field 1315 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 7052 MoreLess Info
With 50,000 square feet dedicated to soccer, Soccer Palace offers visitors a variety of indoor and outdoor soccer fields. The indoor fields have artificial turf and host open play sessions every day of the week.
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89% 28 votes
Parks 424 Eagle Rock Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052 MoreLess Info
Located on 408 acres of wilderness, Eagle Rock Reservation offers a variety of walking and hiking trails on its grounds. The park has a wooden pavilion with benches, and a large, bronze 9/11 memorial.
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51% 245 votes
Movie Theaters 495 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052 MoreLess Info
One of the few movie dining experience in New Jersey is offered at the AMC Dine-In Theatres Essex Green 9. Guests are able to view first-run Hollywood movies while having the ability to have food and drinks brought to them while in the theater.
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95% 576 votes
Historic Sites 211 Main Street, West Orange, NJ 07052 MoreLess Info
There are 20,000 square feet of displays at the Laboratory Complex at the Thomas Edison National Historical Park. Visitors can see a 20-minute introductory film, a silent movie from 1903, the three floors fo the Main Laboratory Building, and the Chemistry Lab.
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