Ready to get back out there – but prefer to hang outdoors for the time being? Here are some evening activities with strong outdoor game (read: there’s more to the view than a converted parking lot). Stay safe – and enjoy!
Cocktails & Wine
4 Lakeview Dr S, Gibbsboro, NJ 08026
The lakefront view of Gibbsboro’s Silver Lake is complemented by cocktails, a tempting menu and the covered patio.
William Heritage Winery
Mullica Hill: 480 Mullica Hill Rd, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062
Haddonfield: 127 Kings Hwy E, Haddonfield, NJ 08033
A newly renovated tasting room offers an expanded experience for tastings on the vineyard in the farms of Mullica Hill.
Haddonfield offers something a little more quaint and cozy than their vineyard tasting room – also lovely! – it’s a great place to catch up with a friend and people watch from your perch on the brick walk in Haddonfield.
233 Haddon Ave, Haddon Township, NJ 08108
The grassy picnic area off the open air covered “patio” at this Haddon Township staple for wood fired pizza and full bar is strung with lights and fully fenced, allowing you to feel like you’re miles away while in the heart of Haddon Township.
Auburn Road Vineyard & Winery
117 Sharptown-Auburn Rd, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098
Pizza nights among the vines? Yes please. Award winning wines available to taste on the open air patio, crowned with wisteria vines, while you watch the sunset over the vineyards. Just wait until they resume their cooking course make and eat classes!
La Scala Birra
5300 N Park Dr, Pennsauken Township, NJ 08109
Choose the riverfront patio to watch the sunset on the Cooper River in this Pennsauken Cooper River park location.
876 Centerton Rd, Mt Laurel Township, NJ 08054
Tucked away in Mount Laurel, you’ll catch Rancocas Creek sunsets on the patio that rival anything you’d get on a far flung vacation.
2 Washington St, Mt Holly, NJ 08060
Ask to be seated on the patio to enjoy dinner and drinks overlooking a meandering creek at this Mount Holly historic district staple.
Riverwinds of West Deptford
1075 Riverwinds Dr, West Deptford, NJ 08086
Riverwinds offers dinner, drinks and Delaware (River) views – including sunsets worth the trip.
370 S Egg Harbor Rd, Hammonton, NJ 08037
The patio or the fire pits – you cannot miss spending an evening here. The covered patio overlooks the vineyards and a horse farm in the distance, fans overhead keep the air circulating and on certain evenings, local talent performs. Speaking of can’t miss: pizza oven. Everything the executive chef whips up is amazing!
Top Golf Mount Laurel
104 Centerton Rd, Mt Laurel Township, NJ 08054
Provides open air pods for brushing up on your swing!
31 Batsto Rd, Hammonton, NJ 08037
Batsto, (within Wharton State Forest): Bring your camera to explore this mining village of a bygone era. Plenty of fresh air, wildlife and vegetation to take in surrounding Batsto Lake and throughout the area.
803 Smithville Rd, Eastampton Township, NJ 08060
The graceful grounds and gardens of this lovely mansion provide more than enough exploration even without the mansion tours that reopened July 2021. Be sure to wonder over to Rancocas Creek to explore – and keep eyes peeled for Burlington County special events held at this park throughout the year.
801 Haddonfield-Berlin Rd, Voorhees Township, NJ 08043
GolfLand in Voorhees provides a sprawling pitch and putt course as well as a mini golf section all in open air.
For the Kids
100 Pinedge Dr, West Berlin, NJ 08091
North America’s only construction themed amusement park lives right in Berlin, NJ — and in 2021, a state of the art new waterpark was unveiled!
100 Clinton St, Camden, NJ 08103
Climb aboard the US’s longest air craft carrier to tour the ship and explore its decks – all on the banks of the Delaware River across from Philadelphia. History buffs will love it – and the kids will get ample exercise on the ladders throughout the ship.
Camden Children’s Garden
3 Riverside Dr, Camden, NJ 08103
While you’re at the Camden Waterfront, take a few hours to explore the gardens, train, splash pad and butterfly house in open air at the Camden Children’s Garden.
Red Bank Battlefield
100 Hessian Ave, National Park, NJ 08063
This sprawling Gloucester County park has a historic home, monument, butterfly enclosure, riverfront “beach,” playgrounds and massive treed park in which to play. Keep the kids moving from engagement to engagement until they are ready for bed!