Summer Activities

Do you need activity ideas for friends or family coming to visit? Here’s a sample of our resources with something for everyone! Some of these guides have electronic versions available through our catalog at

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Day Trips

New Jersey day trips: a guide to outings in New Jersey and nearby areas of New York, Pennsylvania, and Delaware by Patrick Sarver 917.49 Sar
Day trips from New Jersey : getaway ideas for the local traveler by Stephanie Murphy-Lupo 917.49 Mur
Fun with the family: New Jersey; hundreds of ideas for day trips with the kids   917.49 Fun
Eyewitness travel family guide: New York City   917.471 Eye
Metro New York hundreds of ideas for day trips with the kids / Mary Lynn Blanks ebook

Walking Trails

Best easy day hikes, Northeast New Jersey

Paul E Decoste 917.49 DeC
Circuit hikes in northern New Jersey Bruce Scofield 917.49 Sco
Best hikes of the Appalachian trail, Mid-Atlantic : Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York Matthew Willen 917.4 Wil
Nature walks in New Jersey : AMC guide to the best trails from the Highlands to Cape May Glenn Scherer 917.4904 Sch
On the High Line Annik LaFarge 974.71 LaF


Road biking New Jersey: a guide to the state's best bike rides
Tom Hammell

917.49 Ham

Family-friendly biking in New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania Diane Goodspeed 917.4904 Goo
Backroad bicycling near New York City : 25 one-day bike tours in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania Gerry Brooks 917.471 Bro
Mountain biking in New Jersey: 50 off-road rides in the Garden State Christopher Mackinnon 917.49 Mac K

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Friday 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
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