- TripBuzz found 626 things to do with kids in or near Jersey City, New Jersey, including 608 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like New York City, Staten Island, Queens and Bronx.
- From Pole Position Raceway to Hudson Bayonne Lanes, the Jersey City area offers 117 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Movie Theaters, Sailing and Bowling.
- With a population of nearly 250,000, Jersey City is the second most populated city in the state of New Jersey. Known for its waterfront cityscape, the city has one of the largest downtown office markets. Also an enjoyable tourist destination, the city offers access to Liberty Island and Ellis Island as well as many museums and libraries.
Honey Bakery 673 Bergen Ave, Jersey City, NJ MoreLess Info
The bakery serves a variety of Uzbek, Russian and Korean baked goods, and various lunch options
Offering exceptional views of the Lower Manhattan skyline is J. Owen Grundy Park. The family friendly park offers a waterfront promenade, picnic areas, gaming tables and historic lighting and architecture. The park also hosts many annual events including Summer Dancefest.
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30-300 Mall Drive West, Jersey City, NJ 07303 MoreLess Info
An 11-screen movie theater, AMC Loews Newport Centre 11 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers auditorium rentals for private events, arcade games, independent films and a snack bar.
Offshore Sailing School offers lessons on how to sail on the open water for adults and their family. The courses taught by experienced sailors include topics that range from day sailing to cruising and racing.
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.
With views of the New York cityscape, Riverview-Fisk Park provides walking paths, a playground, and benches. On Sundays, the park hosts a farmers market where visitors can purchase fresh produce from local vendors.
East Rutherford's Meadowlands Racetrack hosts a variety of horse races and harness races. The facility also hosts special events, including live music performances, and features a restaurant that caters gatherings and parties.
With the help of 32 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs, Field Station: Dinosaurs brings these ancient animals to life. In addition to the animatronic creatures, visitors are able to view a 3-D show, meet a 15-foot puppet of a T-Rex, and interact with the roaming dinosaur wranglers in the park.