Great Family Activities for Summer Fun in Morris County

When summer kicks off, you feel like you have a million ideas for how you and your family are going to spend all of that free time. As we round out July and enter the last month of summer vacation, though, you’re not alone if you feel like the tank is starting to run dry.

As any parent can tell you, there’s nothing quite as bad as a bored kids during summer break. Don’t worry, though; there’s lots to do right here in Morris County! Take a look at some of our top picks, from popular favorites to hidden gems.

Mennen Sports Arena

What better way to hide from the summer heat than cooling off on the ice? The Mennen Sports Arena is open year-round for ice skating. There are general admission hours throughout the week and weekend, including Open Skate on Friday nights with a live DJ and special activities!

The Game Vault

A great way to spend the day, the Morristown Game Vault on South Street is fun for kids and adults alike. Loaded with retro video games and pinball machines, this destination eliminates the need for quarters and tokens by simply charging a flat fee for admission. Afterwards, you’ll find plenty of places to grab a bite to eat within walking distance.

Vintage arcade games

Loantaka Brook Reserve

Speaking of walking, why not head out for a hike at Loantaka Brook Reserve? Spanning 744 acres, the reserve offers trails and loops that make it easy for you to find something in your skill level. While little ones might be game for a short stroll or bike ride, longer routes are easy to find, too. Whichever path you take, beautiful scenery and fresh air are guaranteed!

Frelinghuysen Arboretum

Still craving more time outdoors? The Frelinghuysen Arboretum is just the ticket! Morris County maintains this sprawling outdoor park and its greenery, with a focus on horticultural education. From hiking and garden tours to a full calendar of family-friendly events like scavenger hunts and horticultural classes, this is a great way to sneak a bit of education into your family’s summer fun.

Frelinghuysen Arboretum

Whatever you squeeze into your calendar, be sure to make the most out of the summer days with the people you care about! To learn more about all that Morristown has to offer, be sure to contact Toyota of Morristown online or to give us a call at (973) 540-1111 today.