President’s Day honors all past and present U.S. Presidents
This year, President's Day falls on Monday February 18, 2019. President trivia: Who was the 32nd president*? Which president grew up in a family of peanut farmers*? Which president had a dream of sending an American to the moon*? Since most schools in the NJ area have a long weekend or even the whole week off, go and enjoy some unique experiences at museums or head to fun filled family attractions. *Answers: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jimmy Carter, John F. Kennedy
National Constitution Center Presidents Day Weekend 2019
February 16-18, 2019 (Free Admission Mon. Feb 18th)
525 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA, 215.409.6600
The National Constitution Center is truly a gem for the whole family! Visit Kids Town Hall and meet Presidents Washington, Lincoln and Roosevelt. Ask questions and get answers. Participate in annual kids Presidential Costume Contest. Family friendly programs and activities: arts, crafts, games and shows. Kids will learn about the role of the president and what the job involves.
Rocking Horse Ranch Resort President’s Day Weekend Special
February 15-18, 2019
600 State Route 44/55 Highland, NY, 800.647.2624
Spend your school holiday at Rocking Horse. All-inclusive family resort with plenty of indoor and outdoor things to do. Winter Fun Park with skiing, ice-skating, snow tubing, horse drawn sleigh rides and more! Big Splash indoor water park open year round.
30 Centre Square, Easton, PA, 610.515.8000
Get the crayons and go color, color, and color! The Crayola Experience is a favorite family destination with creative interactive play. Over 25 hands on attractions. Learn how crayons are made, name and wrap your own crayon, star in your own coloring page, and so much more! Great day trip from NJ.
iPlay America - Get Inside the Fun
110 Schanck Road, Freehold,NJ, 732.577.8200
Eat, ride & play at iPlay. Never boring because there are so many activities to choose from: laser tag, bumper cars, 4D theater, mini bowling, ropes courses, carousel, arcade games, and more!
Sahara Sams President’s Day Weekend Special
February 15-18, 2019
535 North Route 73, West Berlin, 856.767.7580
Celebrate presidents weekend with a Splash at Sahara Sams indoor water park. Plenty of water rides, slides, and obstacle courses. Special toddler water area for little ones.
Woodloch Resort Presidents Holiday (Weekend & Mid-Week Specials)
February 15-22, 2019
731 Welcome Lake Rd, Hawley, PA, 800.966.3562
Get ready for some winter fun at Woodloch. All-inclusive specials: room, activities, entertainment, and meals. Unpack your bags and let the fun begin! Ice skating, snow tubing, indoor pools, kids club room, indoor playground, and more!
George Washington’s Birthday Party At The Washington Crossing Historic Park
February 17, 2019,10AM-2PM
Lower Park, 1112 River Rd, Washington Crossing, PA, 215.493.4076
FREE. Help celebrate George Washington’s 287th birthday. Children’s activities in park buildings and visitors center. Make birthday cards. Visitors will sing Happy Birthday and enjoy a cake cutting at 2PM.
Presidents Day Is Family Day
AT 3 Locations: State Theatre New Jersey, The Heldrich Hotel & On Livingston Ave
February 18, 2019 (Monday)
15 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, 732.246.7469
Family Day Festival with performances, workshops, hands on activities, costumed characters, face painting, balloon animals, games, a photo booth and more!
Extra Morning Hours Discovery Room At The Museum Of Natural History
February 18-22, 2019
Central Park West at 79th St, New York, NY, 212.769.5100
Offers families, especially kids ages 5-12, an interactive gateway and hands-on behind the scenes look at museum artifacts. Create you own minerals collection or assemble a life size reptile skeleton. Note: Stop by the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall for fun facts about the 26th president.
History Video - George Washington: The Unknown Years (Washington Crossing State Park)
February 23, 2019, 2PM
355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Rd, Titusville, 609.737.0623
Stop by the Visitor Center Museum for a video on George Washington’s unknown years. Explore exhibits on the Continental Army’s crossing of the Delaware River.
Madame Tussauds New York
234 West 42nd St, New York, NY, 212.512.9600
Check out wax figures of U.S. Presidents: Washington, Lincoln, Obama, Trump
Washington Headquarters Museum
30 Washington Place, Morristown, NJ, 973.539.2016 x260
Visit exhibits about George Washington and the Continental Army’s winter encampment. Interactive activities for children.