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Events Taking Place at Turtle Back Zoo NJ.

Events Taking Place at Turtle Back Zoo NJ - It'll be fun for the whole family!

Events Taking Place at the Turtle Back Zoo NJ

There are many great events taking place at the Turtle Back Zoo NJ for both the young and the young at heart. If you are traveling in our area and looking for things to do this fall, check out the events taking place this October at the Turtle Back Zoo. The Essex County attraction is one of our favorites in our area, located just minutes away from our hotel.

Ales ‘N Tails Oktoberfest on October 14, 2017 at 6:00 pm. New Jersey’s #1 Zoo is celebrating Oktoberfest in the best way! Enjoy a live Oompah Band and sample dozens and dozens of seasonal brews from around the corner and around the world. While the event will be taking place at the zoo, please note that the Oktoberfest event at the Turtle Back Zoo is for guests ages 21 and over only and many of the areas will be closed for the evening. The fundraising event will support the Essex County Parks Foundation, which is an organization that supports local activities and programs in the County Parks throughout Essex County.

Safe Howl-o-ween on October 31, 2017 at 4:00 pm. This Halloween, the Turtle Back Zoo invites you to dress up in your best costume and enjoy trick-or-treating at the Zoo. There will be candy stations set up around the grounds, plus families can enjoy a ‘not-so-scary’ train ride. $3 Zoological Society members. $5 non-members, at the Door Sales ONLY.

The Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ is located just minutes from the family-friendly attraction. We invite you and your family to come spend the night with us after enjoying one or more of the family fun events taking place at the Turtle Back Zoo NJ this fall.

We offer a variety of suites and spacious guest rooms to guarantee a home-away-from-home experience for you and your family. Browse our website to find the perfect room for you and book your stay today.

The fall season is always an exciting time here in New Jersey! Come discover why the Turtle Back Zoo is the place to be this October.


New Jersey Devils 17-18 Schedule

New Jersey Devils 17-18 Regular Season Schedule

New Jersey Devils 17-18 Schedule.

The NHL preseason schedule is wrapping up, which means the New Jersey Devils 17-18 Regular Season Schedule is about to begin. Whether you’re visiting our area with family or you’re a business traveler looking for things to do in your free time, a New Jersey Devils home game at the Prudential Center is always a great destination choice.

The upcoming October home games during the New Jersey Devils 17-18 Regular Season Schedule include:

vs. Colorado on Saturday, October 7 at 2:00pm
vs. Washington on Friday, October 13 at 7:00pm
vs. Tampa Bay on Tuesday, October 17 at 7:30pm
vs. San Jose on Friday, October 20 @ 7:00pm
vs. Ottawa on Friday, October 27 at 7:00pm
vs. Arizona on Saturday, October 28 at 7:00pm

Click here for the complete New Jersey Devils 17-18 Regular Season Schedule.

Located in North Jersey, our West Orange hotel offers 89 beautifully appointed guest rooms comprised of 44 Grand Wilshire Double Superior rooms, 32 Grand Wilshire King Superior rooms, and 13 Grand Wilshire King Suites. Our team would be happy to help find the perfect accommodations for the evening.

We are located just minutes away from the Prudential Center, offering travelers a convenient place to rest their head after all New Jersey Devils home games. No one likes to sit in traffic after the games, how about retreating to our hotel for a relaxing, quiet staycation in New Jersey.

Our upgraded eco-friendly amenities, plush pillow-top bedding and complimentary breakfast buffet in the morning are all guaranteed to meet your expectations. For an even more spacious stay, you’ll love our King suites featuring a private Jacuzzi tub.

If attending a New Jersey Devils game this season, we invite you to stay with us at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ.


Fall Foliage Spirit of New Jersey and New York Cruises

Spirit of New Jersey Cruises

What better way to celebrate the changing season than the Fall Foliage Spirit of New Jersey and New York Cruises?

The fall season is just around the corner. Once the autumn season arrives, it will bring beautiful foliage and golden hues that can stop any admirer in their tracks. It is certainly a gorgeous season, especially if you are near the picture-perfect landscapes on the New York Harbor. What better way to admire the scenery than aboard one of the Fall Foliage Spirit of New Jersey Cruises and the Fall Foliage Spirit of New York Cruises?

The Fall Foliage Cruises take visitors on a scenic route up the Hudson River, past the George Washington Bridge. The lunch cruises will not only include amazing views of the iconic NYC waterfront but a signature lunch buffet, onboard entertainment with a live DJ and interactive games.

The Fall Foliage Spirit of New York Cruises will be taking place two separate Saturdays in October. Hop aboard one of the New York lunch cruises on Saturday, October 14 from 12:00pm-3:00pm and Saturday, October 28th from 12:00pm-3:00pm. The Spirit of New York Cruises will depart from Chelsea Pier, NY. Click here for additional information and what to expect during each of the Spirit of New York Fall Foliage Lunch Cruises.

The Spirit of New Jersey Fall Foliage Lunch Cruises will be taking place on Saturday, October 14 from 12:00pm-3:00pm and Saturday, October 21 from 12:00pm-3:00pm. The Spirit of New Jersey Fall Foliage Lunch Cruises will depart from Lincoln Harbor, NJ. Click here to learn more about the Spirit of New Jersey Cruises.

Celebrate the fall season aboard one of the Spirit of New Jersey Cruises and the Spirit of New York Cruises. Turn your day trip into a mini getaway and plan your stay with us at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ.


Relax in our Hotel Suites in NJ with a Jacuzzi.

Hotel Suites in NJ with Jacuzzis

Our Hotel Suites in NJ with a Jacuzzi are just what you need after a long day.

Whether staying with us for business or leisure, our hotel suites in NJ with a jacuzzi are the perfect accommodations for any traveler seeking more space and extra comfort. Especially for our guests who have traveled to us after such a long drive, nothing is better than unwinding and stretching your legs in a king size bed.

If you’re seeking the finest experience possible, our King Suites at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, NJ are just what you’ll need. Our deluxe hotel suites in NJ with a jacuzzi offer pillow-top bedding, a 42-inch flat screen television, a micro-fridge combination with a mini refrigerator and microwave unit. Enjoy freshly brewed coffee with our Coffee maker with Wolfgang Puck coffee.

If traveling for business, our well appointed workspace with a desk and chair is the perfect space for catching up on your work while on the road. Plus, you can enjoy complimentary wired and wireless High Speed Internet and we also offer an in-room safe to help keep your personal items and lap top computer safe when you are away.

In your downtime, you can enjoy all of the comforts of home, such as movies on demand and satellite service. Of course, the best feature in our king sized rooms are our jacuzzis. Some of our king suites feature jacuzzis in our bedrooms, while some offer them in our bathrooms. Please feel free to reach out to our reservations team directly at 973-731-7007 for further clarification.

The Wilshire Grand King Suite is reserved for those who seek the finest experience possible. With a unique set of services and amenities, the King Suite ensures an added measure of excellence at every moment during your stay. If looking for hotel suites in NJ with a jacuzzi, we hope you’ll choose the Wilshire Grand Hotel.