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Top 15 Attractions in Burlington County

Posted by: Sarah Graves - April 08, 2016

Fun Things to Do in Burlington County

There is no shortage of fun things to do in Burlington County.   We’ve picked the top 15 attractions across the county for the whole family.  From Funplex, Coco Key Resort, and Elite Climbing, prepare to reach new heights of fun.   We’ve also found some great outdoor options to get in touch with nature from nature centers, trails to hike, and farms to explore.      

  1. Funplex Mt. Laurel - Arcade, bowling, mini golf, laser tag, go karts, driving range and so much more.  A 25-acre family-fun amusement park in Burlington County.  Splashplex water park will be adding 4 new water slides, a 5 story tower, 580 foot lazy river, and cascading waterfall pool.  
    3320-24 Route 38, Mt. Laurel; 856-273-9061

  2. Johnson’s Locust Hall Farm - Johnson's Locust Hall Farm is a historic 315 acre property in the heart of Burlington County.  They offer pick your own, family activities, hayrides, an animal farm and market. Open seasonally May through November, the farm offers a variety of activities and events the entire family can enjoy. 
    2691 Monmouth Rd., Jobstown; 609-353-9000

  3. Coco Key Resort – A tropical indoor waterpark with something for everyone in your family – come for the day or stay the weekend. 
    The Hotel ML 915 Route 73, Mount Laurel; 877-494-2626



  4. Elite Climbing - Elite Climbing is the premier indoor rock gym in South Jersey featuring dedicated bouldering and top roping walls equipped for beginners and experts alike. The friendly staff are always there to help, answer questions and get your climbing legs situated. 
    67 E. Kings Hwy., Maple Shade Township; 856-273-1370

  5. Speed Raceway – One of the largest indoor electric kart racing facilities. It’s the perfect place for an authentic racing experience.
    1103 Route 130 South, Cinnaminson; 1-877-75-SPEED

  6. Suffolk Stables  - At Suffolk Stables, true horsemanship is not just about horseback riding.  Adults and children will learn to handle horses both on the ground and in the saddle. Intermediate and advanced riders lessons available as well. 
    416 Ridge Road, Southampton; 609-346-7093

  7. The Delaware River Heritage Trail- The Delaware River Heritage Trailis a 60-mile-long loop highlighting the cultural and natural resources along the upper portion of the scenic Delaware River estuary. The trail links 24 communities, from Trenton to Palmyra on the New Jersey side and from Morrisville to Philadelphia’s Tacony neighborhood in Pennsylvania. 

  8. Whitesbog Village - Whitesbog Village is an early 20th-century company town and agricultural community. In the early 1900s, it was the largest cranberry farm in New Jersey, and its founder, Joseph J. White, was a nationally recognized leader in the cranberry industry. Today, Whitesbog is part of Brendan T. Byrne State Forest and is listed on both the National and State Registers of Historic Sites.  Whitesbog includes the village and the surrounding 3,000 acres of cranberry bogs, blueberry fields, reservoirs, sugar sand roads, and Pine Barrens forests.
    120 W. Whitesbog Road, Browns Mills; 609-893-4646 

  9. Open Arts Stage - Open Arts Stage is a performance and education venue that provides affordable space to independent artists and offers engaging programming. They host live performances, classes and workshops, and affordable rental space for artists. 
    146 U.S. 130 Suite 104, Bordentown Township; 609-424-3058

  10. Wading Pines Camp Resort - Wading Pines Camping Resort has wooded sites to accommodate every style of camping, from tent sites to spacious pull-thrus with hookups which include everything from 50-amp electric through free cable TV. New to camping? No problem. They have a selection of 16 rental cabins, many with waterfront locations.  
    85 Godfrey Bridge Rd., Chatsworth; 609-726-1313

  11. Amico Island Park - Amico Island was historically an island in the Delaware River at the confluence of Rancocas Creek. Now a 55-acre peninsula attached by a narrow strip of land to the town of Delran, it is enjoyed for a variety of outdoor recreational uses. Most trails are wide and level, traversing meadow, forest, pond, and wetland habitat. Various points in the park afford very nice views of the Delaware River and of the flats at the mouth of the Rancocas Creek, looking north toward Hawk Island. The gravel beaches along the river are good places to find skipping stones.  Norman Avenue, Delran; 609-265-5858

  12. Rancocas Nature Center - Natural history museum, 2 gardens, dragonfly pond, picnic area and 4 scenic trails.  Great educational day trip for kids of all ages! 
    794 Rancocas Road, Westampton; 609-261-2495

  13. Lenape Regional Performing Arts Center - The Lenape Regional Performing Arts Center is quickly becoming the cultural center of the community. They provide quality family entertainment, while simultaneously serving the artistic and educational needs of the Lenape School District. 
    130 Tomlinson Mill Road, Marlton; 856-983-3366

  14. Air Victory Museum – See real life aircraft up close, sit in the cock pit of an airplane, see replicas of the Wright Brothers and Spirit of St Louis aircrafts, and lots of memorabilia.   They also have a kids Port designed with younger visitors in mind. Everything from how an airplane flies to space exploration, all in a hands on environment that’s fun for kids of all ages. 
    68 Stacy Haines Road, Lumberton; 609-267-4488

  15. Historic Smithville Park - Preservation and restoration work at Historic Smithville Park will provide visitors with a window into the Industrial Revolution, and the Historic Prison Museum, a National Historic Landmark, tells an intriguing story of early American architecture and prison life. The Annex Art Gallery at Smithville Mansion regularly hosts art exhibits. 
    803 Smithville Rd., Eastampton; 609-265-5858
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Posted by: Sarah Graves| April 08, 2016
Categories:  Fun Things To Do|Travel
Subcategories:  Fall Fun Things To Do | Winter Fun Things To Do | Spring Fun Things To Do | Summer Fun Things To Do | Day Trips
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