Williamstown New Jersey Hotel Area Guide

Sahara Sam's Oasis - Indoor Water Park- This is a new attraction in West Berlin NJ which is just a few miles away from BEST WESTERN PLUS Monroe. Prepare yourself to get drenched completely at Sahara Sam's Oasis indoor water parl. Plan your full day events and birthdays for your kids at Sahan Sam Indoor Water Park. For more information visit http://www.saharasams.com/

Adventure Aquarium. You'll find 200,000 square feet of sea life and wildlife. Visit the West African River Experience with hippopotamuses, porcupines and 20 species of African birds in free-flight. See sharks in a suspended, 40-foot walk-through tunnel and explore the wonders of the deep sea in the Jules Verne Gallery. You can also dive into the immersive "Deep Sea - 4D" inside the 4D Theatre, or have a close encounter in the Touch-a-Shark exhibit. For more information, call 866-451-AQUA or visit www.AdventureAquarium.com.

Scotland Run Golf Course.Scotland Run Golf Course Both “Business Week” and “Golf Digest” called Scotland Run one of the top 18 courses in the country and singled out the Club as one the elite facilities to offer businesspeople “all the amenities of a private club.” Located just 15 miles from Center City Philadelphia, the course has a very challenging and sometimes unforgiving setup. For more information, call 856 863-3737 or visit www.scotlandrun.com.

Gloucester Premium Outlets.  Opening Summer 2015, This new upscale outlet center offers a distinctive shopping experience with top designer names, including Ann Taylor, BCBG Max Azria, Brooks Brothers, Coach, Puma, Tommy Hilfiger and more. visit http://www.premiumoutlets.com/outlets/outlet.asp?id=116

Kennedy University Hospital. Kennedy University Hospital provides healthcare services that range from acute-care to a broad spectrum of wellness programs. The hospital system is affiliated with University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and offers the largest non-public doctor training program in New Jersey. It has three locations: Cherry Hill, Stratford, and Washington Township, with a total of 614 beds. For more information, visit www.kennedyhealth.org.

Atlantic City. Atlantic City claims it's “Always Turned On.” And it is Atlantic City that offers lots of fun, with casinos, spas, world-class entertainment, nightlife, fine dining, fishing, the ocean and boardwalk, golf and shopping, and more. Plus it's open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with non-stop activities and fast-paced excitement. For more information, visit http://www.atlanticcitynj.com/

Historic Philadelphia. Visit the historic heart of old Philadelphia. The district includes Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and Betsy Ross House, plus a multitude of other historical sites and richness found contained in one square mile. See the Man Full of Trouble Tavern, Bishop White House, Old City hall, and the First Reformed Church. For more information, visit www.ushistory.org.

Rowan University. Located in Glassboro, Rowan University has evolved from a modest normal school started in 1923, with a mission to train teachers for South Jersey classrooms, to a comprehensive university with a strong regional reputation, a top national rating, and an enrollment of around 10,000 students. For more information, call 856.256.4000 or visit www.rowan.edu.

Tweeter Center. Opened in June 1995, the Tweeter Center serves the Philadelphia and South Jersey area with a revolution in amphitheater technology. During the summer months, it is a 25,000 capacity outdoor amphitheater featuring a huge lawn with giant video screens, computerized sound, and views of Philadelphia. In the fall and winter, the Center converts to a fully enclosed, climate-controlled theatre for 1,600-7,000 guests, offering a variety of top-notch entertainment. For more information visit www.tweetercenter.com/philadelphia.

The Pennsylvania Convention Center. Located in the heart of downtown Philadelphia, this convention center represents the largest public construction project ever undertaken in Pennsylvania. The Grand Hall and Ballroom occupy the renovated Reading Terminal Trainshed, which is the oldest surviving single-span, arched trainshed roof in the world, and the only one in the United States. Reading Terminal Market on the ground level has been in continuous use as a market place since 1653. For more information, call 215-418-4850 or visit www.paconvention.com.

Philadelphia Museum of Art. Among the largest art museums in the United States, the Philadelphia Museum of Art showcases more than 2,000 years of human creativity in painting, sculpture, works on paper, decorative arts, and architectural settings from Europe, Asia, and the Americas. The striking neoclassical building houses more than 200 galleries and stands on a nine-acre site above the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. For more information, call 215-763-8100.

Philadelphia Zoo. Opened in 1874, America's first zoo, the Philadelphia Zoo, has played a big role in educating the public about exotic animals, promoting conservation efforts for endangered wildlife, and providing family recreation. Today, the zoo's state-of-the-art animal exhibits and historically significant venue make it one of the world's most renowned zoological societies. The zoo is also the Philadelphia region's leading family attraction, welcoming more than 1.1 million visitors a year. For more information, call 215-243-1100 or visit www.philadelphiazoo.org.

Clementon Amusement Park. Clementon Amusement Park began in 1907, and has been able to maintain its turn-of-the-century charm, while at the same time developed a collection of the latest high-tech thrills, including the new J2 wooden roller coaster. The park also has one of the longest and best log flumes in America, built entirely over water. And, for the ultimate escape from the summer heat, spend a day in the refreshing water attractions of Splash World Waterpark. For more information, call 856-783-0263 or visit www.clementonpark.com

Atco Raceway. It's all about speed at fast-paced Atco Raceway. This quarter-mile drag strip, which opened on May 30, 1960, offers the thrills and chills of big-time car and motorcycle drag racing, plus street car, muffled street car, and junior dragster events. The excitement also includes rockin' music, along with car and truck shows. For more information, call 856-768-2167 or visit www.atcorace.com.

Citizens Bank Park. This world-class, 43,500-seat, ballpark is home to the Philadelphia Phillies. It is located on a 21-acre site in South Philadelphia, on Pattison Avenue, between 11th and Darien Streets. Fans can have the ultimate baseball experience, with spectacular night lighting, a natural grass and dirt playing field, and a stunning view of the Philadelphia skyline. For more information, visit http://philadelphia.phillies.mlb.com.

Lincoln Financial Field. The field is home to the 2004 NFC Champion Eagles. When Jeffrey Lurie bought the Eagles in 1994, he was committed to building a world-class stadium and so he did. Construction began on May 7, 2001, and a little more than two years later, the stadium hosted its first event, a soccer match between Manchester United and FC Barcelona. The first football game featured the Eagles and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. For more information visit www.lincolnfinancialfield.com.

Six Flags, Great Adventure. Six Flags, Great Adventure and Wild Safari park focuses on family fun. The new Bugs Bunny National Park is the third children's area devoted to exciting adventures for all the little ones. There's also Kinga Ka, the tallest and fastest roller coaster on earth at 456 feet and 128 mph. In addition, you can thrill to El Toro, a new wooden roller coaster with a 76 degree record-breaking first drop. There are more than 100 rides, shows, and attractions. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com.

Longwood Gardens. Created by industrialist Pierre S. du Pont, this enchanting horticultural area encompasses 1,050 acres of gardens, woodlands, and meadows, 20 outdoor and 20 indoor gardens, and 11,000 plants. You'll also find spectacular fountains, educational programs, and 800 horticultural and performing arts events each year, from flower shows to concerts, musical theatre and fireworks displays. For more information, call 610-388-1000.

Riverwinds Golf Course. Riverwinds opened in June of 2002, and the par-72 course measures almost 7,100 yards. Pete Fazio, part of a world-famous golf family, designed the course with five holes along the Delaware River and signature hole #17-156 yards to an island green in the middle of the river. The course also offers skyline views of Philadelphia and forgiving fairways. For more information, call 856-848-1033 or visit www.riverwindsgolf.com.

Freefall Adventures. Located 15 minutes from downtown Philadelphia at the Cross Keys Airport in Williamstown, New Jersey, Freefall Adventures has made skydivers out of 250,000 people. Dives are made from 14,000 feet and programs are geared for "do it once", tandem skydives or those pursuing a licensed skydiver course. For more information, call 888-855-JUMP or visit www.freefalladventures.com.

Sesame Place. You can bring the entire family and check out all the fun, in the form of exciting parades, special events, rides, live shows, play areas, and a variety of dining. At Sesame Place, all the kids' furry Sesame Street friends come to life Sesame Place is located only 30 minutes north of Philadelphia and 90 minutes from New York City. For more information, call 215-752-7070 or visit sesameplace.com

New Jersey Motorsports Park- Come visit the excitement and thrills of Formula 1 racing and Grand Prix hosted at the newly inaugurated Motorsports park located at the southern tip of the state, Millville and 45 minutes driving time from our hotel. This much acclaimed karting facility has great tracks and it can run many races simultaneously. Visit their website www.njmotorsportspark.com for more information.

Cowtown Rodeo. Whoop it up at the longest-running Saturday night rodeo in the United States. The rodeo was started in 1929 and became a regular Saturday event May through September in 1955. The Harris family still owns Cowtown located in a rural area with miles of farmland and open fields, yet only 15 minutes from Philadelphia. For more information, call 856-769-3200 or go to www.cowtownrodeo.com

  
 
 
 
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