Still undecided on what to do for Memorial Day? Don’t worry. We have some great ideas for how to spend Memorial Day weekend in NJ and NYC. Plus, your whole family will love these outings and activities.
How to Spend Memorial Day Weekend with Kids in NJ
There’s plenty going on in the city to celebrate the last weekend in May.
Have a BBQ at Liberty State Park
Liberty Park offers amazing views of the New York shoreline along with Lady Liberty herself. This historic park is the perfect place to host a Memorial Day barbecue and enjoy the scenery.
Spend a Family-Friendly Day at Turtle Back Zoo
What better way to commemorate Memorial Day weekend in NJ than with a family outing?
Turtle Back Zoo has all of the sights and sounds that will add up to a fun day of discovery and exploring with your entire pack. See animals and marine life from all over the world, including sea turtles, giraffes, white wolves, alligators, black bears, and river otters.
If that’s not enough, kids will delight in the zoo train, pony rides, carousel, and mini golf. Finally, in case you get hungry, there’s the delicious Savanna Café.
Try a Day Trip to NYC for Fleet Week 2017
Fleet Week celebrates the men and women of the sea services with events and happenings all over NYC through Memorial Day.
Tour a grand ship in the harbor, see a military band perform at Times Square, or attend free events like Marine Day in Prospect Park, where you’ll see demonstrations, displays, and more.
You don’t have to be stumped while wondering how to spend Memorial weekend with kids in NJ. Try any of the above activities and your whole family is sure to have a ball. While you’re in the area enjoying the holiday weekend, stay with us at The Wilshire Grand in West Orange, NJ.