5 Indoor Family Activities to Do in Newark This Winter

The beginning of the year is a great time to plan a family getaway. Enjoy the calm of the off-season and beat the spring break rush by planning a winter visit to Newark, NJ. Families will love exploring and taking advantage of all that Newark has to offer for kids and adults alike. When you get into town, rent a car, van, or SUV from your friends at Value Van & Car Rental, and then check out these 5 family-friendly attractions. 

Family Friendly Activities in Newark

1. Newark Museum

Experience the Dreyfus Planetarium, conduct a science experiment, or get crafty at the Newark Museum. The museum entertains all year long with special family programming, including the ever-popular Dinosaur Day. 

2. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

This prehistoric dining experience serves excellent food and fun for the whole family. Be sure try the fried green tomatoes with a cayenne buttermilk ranch dressing, or the Korean-style BBQ beef ribs. 

3. Glassroots Studio

A unique experience where you can play with fire, learn about glass, and create works of art. Workshops and classes are available in flameworking, glassblowing, and kilnforming. 

4. Fortress of Solitude

Superheroes large and small come to hang out at this intriguing store. Fiction lovers will find the latest vinyl toys, comic books, graphic novels, and anime.

5. New Jersey Devils

The whole family will enjoy taking in a New Jersey Devils hockey game at the Prudential Center. The 3-time Stanley Cup Champions face off against the top teams in the NHL and rekindle local rivalries with the Rangers, Islanders, and Flyers. 

If you’re looking for family fun and bonding time, don’t wait! Book your winter family getaway to Newark right away. While you’re here, let Value Van & Car Rental take care of your transportation needs. We’ll find the right rental vehicle that fits your family comfortably, and is safe and reliable. Contact us today at  (908) 851-9595 for more information or make a reservation online anytime.