Things to Do: Great Family Savings in Nearby Philadelphia

25+ great family attractions sure tol make happy memories

Lakewood, NJ is a fabulous place to be all year round, no matter the season!

With warm temperatures and sunny days in the summer, beautiful fall foliages, snowy winters, and comfortable springtime temperatures. Of course, that doesn’t mean there’s no chance of rain here and there, especially on days when the humidity is high.

Looking for ways make the most of your vacation time? Consider visiting nearby Philadelphia!

Here are some our favorite suggestions for top things to do there, rain or shine. Best value for your money? Get a Philadelphia Flex Pass Card! Choose from 3, 5 or 7 attraction cards, each valid for a full 30 days of fun from your first use!

Philadelphia Flex Pass Cards grant you FREE ADMISSION to 25+ attractions, and will save you up to 52% off combined admission of gate prices too.Travelling with the family? Children are even cheaper, and there is plenty to do and see for all ages!

For value and flexibility, take the 7 attraction option! You have a full 30 days to use it, and ALL of these great attractions are FREE with your Philadelphia Flex Pass Card. Chol Hamoed Trips, Summer Vacation or Mid-Winter Break anyone?

Enjoy the flexibility to choose attractions as you go and do as much or as little as you want to each day. your card is good for 30 days!


Free attractions with your  Philadelphia Flex Pass Card include:

Note: You do NOT need a Philadelphia Flex Pass Card if you want to pay for each attraction below individually, and many offer discounts throughout the year. You can check for individual attraction coupons by clicking the ‘Coupon Link ‘ within each attraction below.


Franklin’s Footsteps Walking Tour Tour 

Hours: Tours run weekends only April 7th through April 30th.
We switch to a daily schedule May 1st through October 31st and go back to weekends only in November.         Seasonally Closed: November 30th until March 30th.

Tours depart daily at: 11:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm

Regular Adult Price: $19, /  Regular Child Price: $12

Free Admission with your Philadelphia Flex Pass Card

Address: 599 Market Street Philadelphia , PA 19106    How Far: Approx. 1 hr, 10 min. drive

Phone: 215-389-TOUR   Web:    Discounts: Coupon LINK



Adventure Aquarium

Hours: Daily 9:30am – 4:00pm (5:00pm on weekends)

Features 8,500 aquatic species throughout two million gallons of water! Home to the largest collection of sharks on the East Coast, including the only great hammerhead shark on exhibit in the United States, the only aquarium in the world to exhibit hippos, and exhibits the longest Pedestrian Shark Bridge in the world!

Regular Adult Price: $29.99 /  Regular Child Price: $21.99

Free Admission with your Philadelphia Flex Pass Card

Please note: Parking is $10 and is not included with your admission.

Address: 1 Riverside Drive. Camden, NJ 08103    How Far: Approx. 1 hr, 15 min. drive

Phone: 844-474-FISH   Web:    Discounts: Coupon LINK



Battleship New Jersey Museum

Hours:  Jan. 1 – Feb. 2: Closed    Feb. 3 – Feb. 28:  Sundays 9:30am – 3pm   March 1 – April 30: Open Daily, 9:30am – 3pm    May 1 – Sept. 3: Open Daily, 9:30am – 5pm    Sept. 4 – Dec. 31: Open Daily, 9:30am – 3pm

Interactive tours of the Battleship New Jersey give visitors the chance to experience the ship just as the crew did – walking through narrow passageways, climbing ladders, and spending time in the mess halls and sleeping quarters. The 45,000-ton battleship, which served in World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam and the Gulf War now dominates the New Jersey waterfront

Regular Adult Price: $21.95 /  Regular Child Price: $17

Free Admission with your Philadelphia Flex Pass Card

$$ Saving Tip: Parking is $10 at the nearby Adventure Aquarium – Combine these 2 attractions and STAY PARKED for both attractions!

Address: 62 Battleship Place, Camden, NJ 08103   How Far: Approx. 1 hr, 15 min. drive

Phone: (856) 966-1652   Web:    Discounts: Coupon LINK




Blue Cross River RollerSkating Rink

Seasonal Hours: Open May 11 – Sept 3, 2018

Monday through Thursday: 1pm – 11pm     Friday: 1pm – 1am     Saturday: 11am – 1am   Sunday: 11am – 11pm       * Skating, Mini Golf & Midway Rides end 30 minutes prior to close.

Your Philadelphia Pass gets you admission to the rink and your choice of roller skates or roller blades rentals.Whether you’re a seasoned pro or trying out roller skating for the first time, you’ll have a blast zipping around the large rink. Enjoy Ben Franklin Bridge views as you glide around the rink – the perfect Philadelphia summer experience.

Regular Adult Price: $13 /  Regular Child Price: $13

Free Admission with your Philadelphia Flex Pass Card

Address:101 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106   How Far: Approx. 1 hr, 10 min. drive

Phone: (215) 925-RINK   Web: www….    Discounts: Coupon LINK




Big Bus Hop-on, Hop-off Tours

Hours: Open daily weather permitting. Seven days a week – frequent departures, approximately every 15-20 minutes.

First bus 9:30am from Stop #1 (Independence Visitor Center)  Last bus leaves 5:00pm from Stop #1

Your ticket lets you ride one comprehensive loop, the Blue route, to see the best of Philadelphia in one tour. You’ll have the flexibility to hop-on or off at any of the 25+ included stops along the route so you can explore an area by foot or visit popular attractions. Buses run frequently so you’ll never have to wait long at the stops when you want to hop back on and continue your tour.


Regular Adult Price: $35  /  Regular Child Price: $12

Free Admission with your Philadelphia Flex Pass Card

Address: 520 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106   How Far: Approx. 1 hr, 15 min. drive

Phone: (215) 389-8687   Web: www….    Discounts: Coupon LINK


What else can you use the Flex Card Sightseeing pass for?

Click HERE for a complete list of all attractions with free entry using your card


The Philadelphia Flex Pass Card Deal Fine Print:

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Voucher not accepted at any attraction. Must redeem voucher online in exchange for digital Philadelphia Explorer Pass by the expiration date on your voucher.

Once redeemed, Explorer Pass must be activated within 1 year of that date by visiting your first attraction. Once activated, pass must be used in full within 30 days.

Child option valid for ages 3-12. Adult option valid for ages 13+. Limit 1 per person, may buy 10 additional as gift(s). Valid only for option purchased.

Not valid with other offers or promotions. All sales final after voucher is viewed. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose as you go from a number of fun attractions and save up to 55% off combined admission vs. paying at the gate.


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