Hike New Jersey: Buttermilk Falls Natural Area

Hike New Jersey _ Buttermilk Falls Natural Area

One of our first hikes as a family brought us to Buttermilk Falls Natural Area located in Mendham, New Jersey. What emerged as a recommendation from one of our readers led to an interesting discovery, including there are two Buttermilk Falls in New Jersey! The second one, located in Sussex County, boasts of a stunning … [Read more…]

Six Flags Great Adventure Brings Back the Drive Thru Safari

Six Flags Great Adventure Brings Back Drive Thru Wild Safari

Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! This summer, tour over 350 acres of terrain in New Jersey that replicates 11 simulated natural habitats housing over 1,200 exotic creatures from six continents! Six Flags Great Adventure has brought back a family favorite which is the Wild Safari Drive Thru starting on May 30, 2020. As we … [Read more…]

Hiking Fun: Questions & Activities to Enhance Your Trip

Hiking Fun Questions and Activities to Enhance Your Trip

Get Outdoors! Now more than ever, getting outdoors and inhaling some fresh air has never been more paramount to our mental health. Absorbing Vitamin D from the sun has always helped improve my mood after a wet and dreary spring, yet hiking through the woods to smell, touch, and see nature can help restore balance … [Read more…]

20+ FREE Places to Go with the Family during Winter Break in New Jersey

20+ Free Places to Go in New Jersey for Winter Break

 The kids are off from school and it’s a scramble to find activities to fill the days and in some instances hours! Every year we try to incorporate learning through play and travel. While there are amazing opportunities to learn in New Jersey, everyone maintains a budget. At Mommy University, we also know that there … [Read more…]

Spooktacular Fall Fun at Liberty Science Center

Fall Fest at Liberty Science Center

Nothing says fall quite like a hay maze, pumpkin patch and apple cider! Now, I am not talking about your local farm. I am talking about the Liberty Science Center. That’s right! This fall, families can head to LSC in Jersey City to enjoy iconic fall fun. Now through the end of October, guests of … [Read more…]

Explore the Great Outdoors: TreEscape Ariel Adventure Park

TreEscape Ariel Adventure Park

There are so many ways to enjoy the great outdoors and be one with nature, but nothing compares to the thrill and excitement of a treetop ropes course. Walking amongst the leaves with the wind in your hair is an experience that can make your heart race yet relax you at the same time. It … [Read more…]

Amazing Haunted Attractions in NJ

Amazing Haunted Attractions in NJ

My boys are getting older so I decided that it’s time to introduce them to haunted houses and hayrides. My 10 year old loves Stranger Things and has even seen It (not my finest parenting moment), and both of my boys love Goosebumps. Since I am researching haunted houses for them to visit, I decided … [Read more…]

Dolphin & Manatee Tour with BK Adventure

BK Adventures Dolphin & Manatee Tour

Where myth and reality becomes an adventure! As a child of the 80’s, Lisa Frank adorned everyone’s notebooks with her rainbow styled imagery including dolphins! These mystic creatures have held the fascination of many children with their eternal smile, nodding heads and bubbling personality. Florida has been a haven for many animals including dolphins, turtles … [Read more…]