Explore The Great Outdoors of South Jersey

What’s your idea of an adventure? Whether it’s cool forests, pristine waters, or leisurely nature walks, South Jersey has you covered. Explore the diverse ecosystems of South Jersey at your own pace. Breath that fresh air, fuel your adventure with some great food, and maybe even follow it all up with a cold beer. The great outdoors await!

DAY 1

Explore the Natural Landscapes of Burlington County

Start off at Medford Bagel Shop to carbo-load and caffeinate. So satisfying before a hike! Head over to the Batona Trail (for the more experienced hiker) or to the Kinkora Trail (for the beginner hiker). Next, for the animal lovers: make your way to the Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, which is a 171 acre non-profit wildlife refuge and rehabilitation center, dedicated to protecting and enhancing the ecosystems of the Pinelands and beyond. Or if you’re looking for a more physical activity: head to the Ironwood Kayak Landing, an organization that offers adventure education activities to all ages! End the day with a craft beer & hearty burger at Victory Bar and Grill.

DAY 2

Enjoy a Day in the Sun at Salem County

You can’t come to NJ without visiting a Diner! Get the “best breakfast in Salem” at Salem Oak diner. Head over to the Woodstown Central Railroad for a historic train excursion through the Southern New Jersey countryside. Make your way down to Parvin State Park for some incredible views and walking trails. Just a 20 minutes drive, head over to Pine Tavern Distillery – a family owned business, best known for their whisky and rum, located next to Hidden Pond Farm in Monroeville, NJ! Visit Finns Point Lighthouse (we highly recommend going at sunset!) for the best view in the area.

DAY 3

A Gloucester County Getaway

What better way to start a day than a hike? Head over to Elephant Swamp Trail, which is considered an easy route, making it a popular biking trail. After a great workout, head to Lake House Restaurant for a much deserved meal. Located right on Iona Lake, they have an outdoor section that provides unmatched views. Maybe even do a little fishing while you are on Iona Lake – they usually keep it stocked with trout! After lunch, drive over to Yogi Bear’s Camp Ground for activities including: swimming in the lake or pool, laser tag, fishing, beach hanging and much more. End your weekend with a filling meal at Trio Tavern!