Things to do in Camden County

In New Jersey, a trip to the beach and a walk through the Appalachian Trail can take place on the same day. It’s pizza Better here Elsewhere in the country, music venues are legendary, the city is built for tourism and there are no historical sites or museums. Forget the joke… We love the garden territory.

So, we have some ideas for those residents – overseas – who are ready to make plans after more than a year of integration, and have their car keys or multiple transit tickets instead of a book. Flight.

See this state-by-state guide for the state. It is not an all-encompassing list, and it is not intended to be. It’s a jump point and then do a little exploration and be curious — and some local help-guide.

Our series covers Camden County.

Historical and…. Prehistory

Brian Joaquin, a member of the Battleship New Jersey Guardianship Board, carried the wreath to commemorate the 77th anniversary of her entry into the United States Navy in 2020. Michael Mankuso | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

Shipwreck New Jersey (100 Clinton St., Camden | 866-877-6262 or 856-966-1652), the nation’s most beautiful navy ship floats and receives the largest fleet in world history.

At the New Jersey Museum and Museum, visitors will not only see the artifacts beyond the ship, but also interact with them.

Gob itors can visit a warship that has been in use since World War II until the 1980s. Guests walk on the boats, go up and down stairs, walk through the aisles, and sometimes move in narrow spaces… “Just as USS New Jersey officers and staff do,” sit in the seat where Admiral Halsse commanded the largest warship. And the 5th ship. Guests are invited to climb the 168 ″ gun barracks where the sailors sleep and learn how the ships are loaded. The museum’s dinner program will resume on September 17.

Hadonfield Field Dinosaur Statue in Haddenfield. A.D. The first complete dinosaur skeleton was discovered in 1938 by Hadrosarus Foulki, and was first displayed for public display. Michael Mankuso | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

Hadrosaurus Foulkii Station | Maple Street, Hadonfield

According to hadrosaurus.com, the official website of the Hadonfieldfield dinosaur sculpture committee, In 1858, William Fulke, a member of the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences, and a laborer excavated a huge prehistoric animal skeleton on a Huddlefield farm. Both the skeleton of a lizard and the bird had anatomical features.

Dr. Joseph Lidi, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences, which oversees the disposal, preservation, and translation of fossils, has recognized the animal as a dinosaur.

Lydia named the animal Hadrosarus full.

The Hadrosarus Falls Station at Hadonfield is a national historical landmark at the end of Maple Road. Michael Mankuso | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

The appearance of doll dinosaur figures on a picnic table is fundamental to the site. Michael Mankuso | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

The site of the 1858 discovery is located on the edge of Camden County Park, between Hudenfield and Cherry Hill. And, In 1984, a Boy Scout confirmed that the site had been officially marked. That year, Eagle Scout Christopher Brece erected a monument to the site.

Since then, the site has been preserved as a “small park.” Bresse’s father, Booth Bres, a member of the Hadonfield field dinosaur sculpture committee, the Hadassaarus Park, a national landmark, and a pole on a pole.

Visitors to the center of Hadonfield will also be sure to see the dinosaur statue.

Recreation and family activities

Father John Misty In 2016, he will be performing on the first day of the XPoNential Music Festival at BBC and T Pavilion in Camden. Tim Hawk | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

Formerly known as the Susenana Bank Center, BBN T. Pavelion (Port 1 Bolevard, Camden | 856.365.1300) is an amphitheater near the Delaware River. The Philadelphia Sky Line offers 25,000 indoor / outdoor facilities. In the summer, there are outdoor seating. During the colder months, the venue is transformed into a closed theater, with 7,000 concerts, theatrical productions and family-friendly entertainment.

The Shark Cave in Adventure in Camden offers immersive experience. Lori M. Nichols | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

At the Pengwin Island Exhibition, the African Penguin at Camden at the Adventure Aquarium. Lori M. Nichols | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

At Camden Beach, Adventure Aquarium (1 Riverside Drive, Camden | 844.474 Fish (3474)) is home to more than 15,000 aquatic animals, including the largest group of sharks in the northeast, the little blue penguin and the Nile hippos.

There are attractions such as Shark Bridge, Shark Cave and Touch Tanks. Shows daily shows of the aquarium and offers up-to-date animal experiences.

Children run construction equipment at Diggerland, the only construction theme and water park in the United States Photo provided

Divided into Diggerland USA (100 Pinedge Drive, West Berlin | 856.768.1110), “the only construction theme park in the United States,” families can drive, drive, and operate “real machines.” At Water Main, visitors can swim, swim and dive in the water park under construction. Here are 40 attractions with the names “Shake ‘n Roll”, “Excavator Express”, “Digger Derby” and “Jackhammer Bay”.

Right, Natalie Caldwell of Camden Kids Garden, helps 88-year-old Christine Wayne choose fruits and vegetables at Mickey Towers to launch Camden’s new mobile marketing program. Tim Hawk | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

Camden Children’s Garden (3 Riverside Drive, Camden | 856-365-8733) operates a Camden City Garden Club. The club’s mission is to “inspire and educate people of all ages by providing opportunities to improve their quality of life, health and community through fruits and vegetables.”

This four-hectare garden is designed to provide creative and imaginative gardening experiences. Due to the coronavirus, the garden is currently not open to the public.

Nature

Robert Shin, a member of the Camden County Historical Society, leads Pete Island Nature Conservation in the city of Pensawuken. Joe Warner | For NJ Advance Media

The 500-hectare Pete Island Conservation (Penasawaken | 908.396.6506) sits on the Delaware River between Camden and Philadelphia. Although the island is a thriving industrial area, it is home to a variety of wildlife.

Here you can see American bald eagles, hawks, hawks and waterfowl such as opium, North Harrier, Cooper hawk, Red Shoulder hawk, American Kestrel, Perry hawk and American duck. Birds of prey, such as the Savana sparrow, migrate along the riverbank and find refuge in the forest’s forests and wetlands.

There is also a lot of plant life on Petty Island. A tiger, an American pole, a planter, and a water marigold are present.

The conservation is one of 23 environmental education centers in Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, along District Roads and the Delaware River Irrigation System. Basin Education Coalition.

Barnigt’s light ship and the city’s Camden are protected from the nature of Petty Island in the city of Pensac. Joe Warner | For NJ Advance Media

AWE works to educate and encourage “communities to achieve and maintain a healthy Delaware River Basin”. Through annual river days and joint programs, the centers aim to increase their impact on the basin and its communities.

New Jersey’s Audubon will host a historic tour on September 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Purchase

In Garden Park, the Taw area has a downtown feel. Also close to the Mississippi River is the Cherry Hill Mall, also known as the first indoor climate control market. Michael Mankuso | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

The purpose of this mixed property was to create a sense of downtown. And, well … the mission is over.

Vegetable Park The focal point is the 285,000-square-foot Towns area at Garden Park (999 Huddonfield Road, Cherry Hill | 856.662.1600), which shows retailers and restaurants. The concept here is one of open space, advanced architecture and community. Location provides a downtown location for Cherry Hill.

Downtown

A car show in downtown Collingwoods fills Hadon Street. Michael Mankuso | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

In Collingswood, Hadon Avenue is a good shopping destination. A variety of specialty shops and quiet areas make this a great place to walk, buy or eat. Visitors will find fine art and crafts, gifts, and home fashion in designer stores, high-end furniture stores, and antique galleries. There are a variety of good and regular dining options in restaurants or open air cafes.

Downtown Collwood is also a venue for seasonal events, book fairs, farmer markets, cruises, art and crafts shows, and more.

Art

Artists at TURNTABLE, Art Load by Amanda Shacher and Alexander Levi, SLO Architecture, Cooper Point Beach Park North Camden Neighborhood, part of the new look Camden. Michael Mankuso | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

On Earth Day 2021, Camden Mayor Frank Moran, Cooper Ferry Partnership and the Rutgers-Camden Art Center unveiled an exhibition featuring six “One-to-One, Family-Friendly” people at New Vision-Camden. Art projects in six city locations.

In addition to performing arts, New Vision supports Camden competitions and hosts family-friendly events such as fitness classes, film screenings, cruise programs, and Camden Got Talent. There are events at Cooper Point Point Beach Park, Alberta Woods Park, Dudley Gray Park, RCA Pier and Pine Point Park.

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Michael Mankuso can be found on mmancuso@njadvancemedia.com

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