You're sure to find something fun to do with your kids in Rockland and Bergen counties!
UPDATED February 2019: Looking for something fun to do with your family in Rockland County? You’ve come to the right place. We here at NYMetroParents pride ourselves on making sure you’re in the know about family activities in the New York metro area, from the lower Hudson Valley to Bergen County, NJ. Want to spend the day at an amusement park or ride a carousel? Or maybe you want to visit a museum or planetarium with your little smarty-pants. Or is your kid an animal-lover who loves seeing the exotic animals and marine life at nearby zoos and aquariums? Maybe you want to take a day trip and discover a venue in a whole new location. Whatever family activity you’re looking to spend the day doing, we have you covered. You’ll find family activities in the lower Hudson Valley in Rockland County and Bergen County, NJ, including locations in Hope and Stanhope, NJ.
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Amusement Parks & Carousels
LAND OF MAKE BELIEVE
354 Great Meadows Road, Route 611, Hope, NJ
The No. 1 Amusement Park in North Jersey is the perfect day trip destination! A magical amusement park and a pirate themed state-of-the-art water park features short lines, free parking, low prices, and awesome family fun. Ride the Scream Machine 360, our Ultimate New Thrill Experience this season! Bring your own food and enjoy our beautiful picnic grove. Safe, wholesome, family atmosphere is just minutes away. Open Memorial Day weekend, then weekends in June. Open daily, 10am-6pm from June 16–Sept. 3. Visit us on Facebook.
WILD WEST CITY
50 Lackawanna Drive, Stanhope, NJ
Come on down to Wild West City-the perfect place for a fun, unique, and educational day trip for all. We have a number of special events and shows that are sure to be hits with the entire family. Wild West City is a western heritage theme park that brings the old west back to life through portrayals of real-life western characters, legendary events, and a frontier town re-creation. Featuring 22 different live action shows throughout the course of the day, we offer visitors the chance to “live” in the old west!