March is the time of the year when the worst of winter is behind us and we look forward to warmer weather and the onset of Spring.
People with cabin fever are anxious to get outdoors for healthy activities and events to attend. For the less adventuresome, there are plenty of indoor events to attend.
Courtesy of https://www.new-jersey-leisure-guide.com/march-things-to-do.html
Take the Family to a Maple Sugaring Demonstration & Educational Program
Maple sugaring has a history in New Jersey that began centuries ago with the Native American Indians and colonists. This is an excellent winter family or kids group activity. In New Jersey, the maple sugaring season runs early February until mid-March.
Click here to learn where the best NJ Maple Sugaring Events are
Take In “The Night Forms” Special Event at Grounds For Sculpture
80 Sculpters Way
Experience this rare opportunity to explore Grounds For Sculpture at night through more than a dozen site-specific works, including an illuminated tree-lined path. Night Forms crescendos between order and chaos, with unexpected twists and glitches heightening the shared experience along the way
Take The Kids To The Liberty Science Center for Fun, Education and Discovery
Liberty State Park
Kids have plenty of room to burn off steam while enjoying 100s of exhibits, rock climbing, a suspended maze , live demonstrations (volcano pictured), a mini zoo, films, and shows. They even offer special exhibits and programs for kids ages 2-5. There’s so much to do that most visits last 4 hours. Try the famous Touch Tunnel maze, see tiny live monkeys, and dodge a sneeze from the Big Blue Nose. Learning has never been so much fun. The new Jennifer Chalsty Planetarium and LSC Giant Dome Theater is the largest and most technologically advanced planetarium in the Western Hemisphere. Only three others in the world—two in Japan and one in China—are bigger
Take the Family To See The Battleship New Jersey
62 Battleship Place
The Battleship New Jersey plans to re-open in March.
A great attraction for kids 6+. Spend a night on the legendary Battleship New Jersey’s overnight encampment program. They can accommodate groups and families of all sizes up to 300. Stow your gear in a locker –the same lockers that held sailor’s personal belongings when at sea. Sleep in bunk–just like enlisted sailors.” Chow down” in the Crew’s Mess Hall and you can even purchase a personalized “Dog Tag
Visit The Lakota Wolf Preserve
89 Mt. Pleasant Road
Columbia, NJ 07832
Hear the howling of wolves echo through the mountains of the Delaware Water Gap in Knowlton Township, Warren County, NJ. Photo opportunities of a lifetime and the experience of watching and listening to packs of Tundra, Timber, and Arctic wolves will be yours. View wolves here in the East in a natural surrounding for the first time in over a century. Bobcats and foxes also reside at the reserve
Visit The Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum
400 Fred Wehran Drive
WebsiteThe museum offers visitors an opportunity to view historic air and space equipment and artifacts, photographs, fine art and an extensive model collection. The Library has more than 4000 volumes and hundreds of aviation video tapes.
Enjoy A Hike or Bike Ride On The Grounds of Duke Farms
80 Route 206 South
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Duke Farms is a tribute to environmental stewardship and showcases its natural, horticultural, and historic resources to inspire visitors to become informed stewards of the land. The estate is also home to four of New Jersey’s largest trees, including two that are over 300 years old.
Join us for a walk or bike ride; an earth-friendly way to traverse the landscape.
Visit Cape May’s Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington St.
Cape May, NJ
A Victorian house museum that provides a look back at the Victorian past of the area. Here you will see the architecture, decorative arts, customs and the lives of the Physicks as showcased in the home they lived.
No matter what time of year it is, you can take a tour of this 18 room mansion designed by renowned architect Frank Furness. Built in 1879, it’s considered by some to be one of the finest examples of Victorian “Stick Style” architecture in America.
A new addition to the grounds is a Victorian herb garden. In season, there is a garden exhibit of old time garden implements.
Enjoy a Day Trip or Weekend Getaway to Morristown
Popular places to visit include; Acorn Hall, Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, Macculloch Hall Hisorical Museum, Morris Museum, Schuyler-Hamilton House, Morristown National Historical Park, and More. For excellent theatre and concert performances there is The Mayo Center for the Performing Arts
Morristown Visitors Guide