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7 Summer Day Trips in the Tri-State Area

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at TCNJ chapter.

If you are sticking around New Jersey for the summer and are looking for some fun adventures, fear no more, the ultimate NJ Summer guide is here! You would be surprised how much there is to do in New Jersey and in the surrounding areas, take a look and plan a fun day trip for the summer!

1. Jersey Shore

Soak up the sun at one of the many beaches of the Jersey Shore!

2. Hot Air Balloon Festival

Pack a picnic and head to the festival!

3. Zoo

Take a day trip to either the Bronx or Philadelphia Zoo and enjoy the wildlife!

4. Brooklyn Botanical Gardens

Head to Brooklyn for the day and take in all the beautiful flowers that are in bloom!

5. The Museum of Modern Art

Open your eyes to all the amazing things New York City can offer you!

6. The Metropolitan Museum

Go to the Met and look at all the art from different cultures! Be sure to take a picture on the stairs of the Met like Blair Waldorf and Serena van der Woodsen!

7. The Natural History Museum

Take the time this summer to learn about the evolution of animals!

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