Children love animals and are enthusiastic to learn more about them. A day out at Turtle Back Zoo won't just delight and inspire your young ones, but probably the adults too.
It's situated in Newark, which is 45 miles (72 kilometers) outside of the state capital, Trenton.
Unfortunately, accommodations in the vicinity of Turtle Back Zoo are in short supply. The Turtle Brook Inn, just 0.07 miles (0.11 kilometers) away, is the best option.
It won't take you very long to realize the value of the surrounding area's more reasonably priced hotels. You can make inquiries at the Hilton Garden Inn Springfield and the Clinton Manor Hotel Union.
If you want to enjoy luxurious surroundings, you'll find a few deluxe options a short drive away. To avoid missing out, it's always a good idea to reserve a room well in advance. Try the Hilton Short Hills and Westminster Hotel.
If a taste of something sweet as well as a few gulps of piping hot coffee sound like the ideal accompaniment to a busy morning, head over to Dunkin' Donuts - Drive Thru (563 Northfield Avenue, West Orange). As the sun sets, finish your day with a few drinks at The Essex House (525 Northfield Avenue, West Orange), just 0.2 miles (0.3 kilometers) away.