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Valley Shepherd Creamery
50 Fairmo
Long Valley, NJ 07853
They have cheese making classes.
http://valleyshepherd.com  Birthday parties

Doyles Unami Farms
----------  Don't miss the Maze, all 12 acres. - Corn Field Maze  -- Large Round Hay Bale Maze (perfect for younger children), Hayride, Enjoy the Farm animals, Pet baby animals, Milk a dairy goat, Gather eggs from the henhouse, Visit a Native American Campsite, Play games and get your face painted at the Teepee.
Other Activities - Pony rides,  Pick your own fall harvest, Shop at our Wagon House Gift Shop, Old Fashioned Candy, Native American Toys, Maze T-Shirts, Cornstalks and Mums, Home Made Pies, Jams, Jellies and Honey, Pony Ride Tickets, and much more.

Howell Living History Farm
Titusville, NJ
----------  Check out the calendar of events, they offer a large amount of farm related programs.
The Amazing Maize Maze is a 4-acre cornfield full of fun ... where you are challenged to find your way out of a mind-boggling maze with the help of maps, clues, compasses and your wits. The maze is a perfect outing for families, scout groups, and others who love getting lost!

Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm
forecast for
Stroudsburg, PA
----------  See and touch baby farm animals.  Daily activities include: Old time games, hay jumping, pony rides, horse drawn wagon egg hatching etc. If you have young children, must visit. They also special events, offer day camp apprentice programs.   Quiet Valley is open June 20 to Labor Day.
Rt.80 west to Exit 304 onto Rt. 209. Right at Shafer's School House Road, left on Business Route 209. Follow signs (1 1/2 miles)

Readington River Bison Farm
Flemington, NJ
----------  New Jerseys only 250 acre Bison farm.
www.injersey.com/day/story/0,2379,251310,00.html -- www.colgate.edu/scene/july2000/buffalo.html

Rockport Pheasant Farm
Hackettstown, NJ
----------  The Rockport Pheasant Farm is a 492-acre facility operated by the N.J. Division of Fish and Wildlife. The facility produces more than 42,000 ring-necked pheasants each year for the sporting public..

Well-Sweep Herb Farm
205 Mount Bethel Rd
Port Murray, New Jersey, 07865
----------  They have one of the largest collections of herbs in the country.

Farms, Villages, Gardens, Historic Sites


Dutch Neck Village

Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Rt. 9
South Cape May, NJ 08204
----------  Check out the calendar of events.
www.hcsv.org Discount

Peddlers Village
Lahaska, PA
Bucks County
----------  An 18th-century style attraction featuring 75 quality specialty shops and restaurants, a 66-room luxury inn, year round festivals and craft competitions, plus an antique operating carousel, all set on 42 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds and winding brick pathways.

Redmill Village
Clinton, NJ
----------  Check out the calendar of events.

Smithville Village
Smithville, NJ
----------  Check out the calendar of events.

Waterloo Village
www.waterloovillage.org -- Closed for a lack of funds.  May reopen in the future.

Wheaton Arts
Formerly Wheaton Village
, NJ
----------  If your interested in glass of any kind, this is the place to visit. The museum of American Glass has the largest of its kind in the United States.  This facility houses 7,000 objects.  Make you own glass paperweight.  Check their website for more details.
www.wheatonvillage.org  Print a discount ticket.. 

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Brookdale Park Rose Garden
Grove St. between Summit and Wildwood Ave
Upper Montclair, NJ

Cherry Blossoms
Branch Brook Park
Newark, NJ
----------  Largest display in the USA.
www.branchbrookpark.org -- Blooms around the beginning of April.

Duke Gardens
Somerville, NJ
----------  In 1964, Doris Duke completed one of her life's ambitions when she opened a splendidly enchanted acre of land on her expansive Somerville estate for public visitation.  Re-created under glass here are landscapes representing various 11 classic garden settings from around the world.

New Jersey Botanical Gardens
Ringwood, NJ
----------  They offer free concerts on some Friday nights.  Check out the video.
www.state.nj.us/travel/virtual/gardens/botanical.html  -- www.njbg.orgrg
This has a great set of trails for beginner bike riders. --   www.gorp.com/gorp/location/ny/we_nyc4.htm 

Leaming's Run Gardens and Colonial Farm
Swainton, NJ
----------  With more than 30 acres and 22 separate gardens of beautiful flowers, ferns, lawns and ponds, and a one-mile walk, Leaming's Run is the largest annual garden in the United States. It has been featured in Architectural Digest st and selected as one of the top twenty gardens in the East by Great Gardens of America.  In August, hundreds of Hummingbirds are attracted to Leaming's Run by the colorful flowers.
www.leamingsrun.com -- www.njsouth.com/leamingsrun.htm

Longwood Gardens
Route 1
Kennett Square, PA
----------  Longwood offers 1,050 acres (425 hectares) of gardens, woodlands, and meadows; 20 outdoor gardens; 20 Indoor gardens within 4 acres (1.6 hectares) of heated greenhouses; 11,000 different types of plants; spectacular fountains; extensive educational programs including horticultural career training and internships; and 800 horticultural and performing arts events each year, from flower shows, gardening demonstrations, courses, and children's programs to concerts, organ recitals, musical theatre, and fireworks displays.  Longwood is open every day of the year and attracts more than 900,000 visitors annually.

Presby Memorial Iris Gardens
474 Upper Mountain Ave
Upper Montclair, NJ
----------  Display garden of Irises only. Over 40,000 plants, over 200,000 blooms at peak.
Bloom season mid-May to early June.

Rutgers Gardens
New Brunswick, NJ

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Edison National Historic Site
National Historical Park
211 Main Street
West Orange, NJ  07052
----------  For more than forty years, the laboratory created by Thomas Alva Edison had enormous impact on the lives of millions of people worldwide. Out of the West Orange laboratories came the motion picture camera, vastly improved phonographs, sound recordings, silent and sound movies and the nickel-iron alkaline electric storage battery.

Grover Cleveland Birthplace
207 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ
----------  22nd & 24th President of the United States.  Lots of artifacts on display and the admission is free.  Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Lyndhurst Estate
635 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591
914- 631-4481
Tour the house while your there.

Ringwood Manor -- Tour the house while your there.
Ringwood, NJ -- www.state.nj.us/dep/forestry/parks/ringwod.htm
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