Spend the day exploring the reptile house and environmental center at Huber Woods Park. Explore the grounds and have some family fun!
Discover Historic Portland Place
Monmouth County’s own “metro-burb,” an indoor space that spans the length of more than three footballs fields, is the perfect spot to bring the family and explore. You can take the kids for a long walk, visit the Holmdel Library, and check out the stores and lunch spots such as Bell Market. It’s definitely a great place to break up the day and get out of the house!
Our library system is home to dozens of classes for all ages, with branches located all throughout Monmouth County. Head to the library to cool off, grab some summer reading books, and learn something new! Check out our list of local libraries here!
Check out Monster Mini Golf!
- MINI-GOLF – 18-hole glow-in-the-dark MONSTER-themed miniature golf course!
- ARCADE – Full state-of-the art arcade featuring video games, claw machines, prize center & virtual reality!
- MUSIC – DJ Weird Radio broadcasting live!
- PRIVATE PARTY ROOMS – Birthday parties & events that are second to none!
Visit iPlay America
iPlay America’s all-indoor, climate-controlled park is full of fun for guests of all ages. At New Jersey’s premier entertainment venue you’ll experience exciting rides and attractions like XD Dark Ride and Ballocity, high-speed go-karts, the ultimate two-level laser tag arena, over 250 arcade games and more.
The FUN doesn’t stop there! Topgolf Swing Suite is your go-to for all virtual sports competitions, perfecting your golf swing and the ultimate viewing party experience for your favorite teams. Did we mention there’s a NEW food and drink menu? Check it out!
iPlay America is also New Jersey’s #1 Party Destination! Choose from one of our unique packages like fan-favorite VIP Ultra Party, the action-packed Laser Tag Party and Topgolf Swing Suite parties. Parties include your choice of rides and attractions, exclusive access to a private party room, party host, and more! Throw the most exciting and memorable party ever!
Get inside the FUN at iPlayAmerica.com
Jenkinson’s Boardwalk is one of the premier family destination spots on the Jersey Shore. Located in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ, Jenkinson’s Boardwalk is conveniently located in close proximity to the greater New York City and Philadelphia areas. As one of the most family-friendly boardwalks in New Jersey for 95 years, Jenkinson’s Boardwalk offers a wide range of fun and exciting activities for the whole family – including an amusement park, aquarium, arcades, and more!
Monmouth Museum, located on the same campus as Brookdale Community College, is a hidden gem for the whole family! The Monmouth Museum, a Museum of Ideas, presents changing art, history and science exhibitions to educate and entertain while providing a destination for creative expression and life-long learning to the diverse community it serves. Each of the programs and exhibitions at the Museum is designed with the goal of increasing curiosity and learning. For children who visit with their families and schools, the Museum has developed strategies to make learning fun by employing hands-on, participatory activities which engage and focus young visitors. Check out their holiday train display too!
Check out Local Breweries
Have a babysitter for the evening? Visit or pick-up some beer and do a beer tasting from one of Monmouth County’s amazing breweries! We’ve listed some below!