My Passport Ideas - NJ Highlands Region Tourism

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My Passport Ideas - NJ Highlands Region Tourism
Birdwatching
There are tons of birds
that live in and fly
threw New Jersey. Start
learning about them in
your own back yard!
Start with looking for
the big birds. Then
begin to listen for the
smaller birds – this will
help you spot them!
Read more about birdwatching with young children at
www.highlandstourism.org/birding_with_kids.php
Apple Picking
Spend a day in the orchard picking apples.
Delicious!
Photo courtesy Mackey’s Orchard, Belvidere, NJ
www.mackeysorchard.com
Last Fling Pumpkin Sling
Bring your passport to our event to show us your
progress! Children ages 5-12 get in free when
they show their passport. Four and under are
always free - but we would love to see their
progress too.
www.pumpkinsling.com Oct. 19 & 20, 2013
The Last Fling Pumpkin Sling is an event of the Highlands Tourism
Partnership. Visit our website at www.highlandstourism.org
Cut Your Own Christmas
Tree at a Tree Farm
This winter head out to one of our
Christmas tree farms to cut your own
Christmas tree for the holidays.
Photo courtesy Wyckoffs Christmas Tree Farm
www.wyckoffs.com
Go Fishing
Never gone fishing but want to give it a try? New
Jersey's Free Fishing Days are June 15 & 16, 2013.
Visit www.nj.gov/dep/fgw/ffd.htm for places to fish,
upcoming programs and more information.
Make Maple Syrup!
Making Maple Syrup could be as fun as eating it.
Each winter, when the sap begins to run you can
participate in “maple sugaring.”
Visit www.morrisparks.net
Winakung At Waterloo
Learn about the earliest inhabitants of the area
and their resourceful and spiritual culture. Enter
a wigwam or a longhouse, like those inhabited by
the original natives and more.
www.winakungatwaterloo.com
Jockey Hollow
Learn about George Washington and his
troops during the two hard winters they
spent in Morristown, New Jersey. Jockey
Hollow is part of the Morristown National
Historical Park
www.nps.gov/morr
Warren County Farmers’ Fair
& Hot Air Balloon Festival
It’s a county fair and a balloon festival all in
one. Visit the Kids’ Corral, a truck pull or 4-H
show...
www.warrencountyfarmersfair.org
Pumpkin Picking
Take a hay ride out to the Pumpkin Patch and
pick a pumpkin during the fall.