#NJMOM Spring Bucket List {+ IG Photo Challenge}


With warmer temps, longer days and spring break right around the corner, we’re kicking things off with our official #NJMOM Spring Bucket List + a fun giveaway for a family pack of 4 tickets to one of our fave attractions in New Jersey. Join us in our #NJMOM Spring Photo Challenge and show us your treasured memories as you and your family start adventuring around New Jersey this spring.

Here’s what you’ll win:

Win a family 4-pack of tickets to one of our favorite #NJMOM attractions in New Jersey. We’ll randomly select one winner on March 31, April 30, and May 30 so you have three chances to win. What’s the attraction you ask? It’s one of the attractions from the list below!

Here’s how to play:

  1. Complete any item from the #NJMOM Spring Bucket List below, post the photo on Instagram using #NJMOM and tag @njmom. Bonus entries for every pic you post! Please note: your Instagram profile must be made public during the time of this challenge so we can see your pics (or simply send us a DM to follow your page).
  2. Join our email list here.

That’s it!

If you’ve ever run up against a wall thinking of things to do with your little ones, read on for 30+ colorful spring experiences, must-know family attractions, and educational day trips in New Jersey for your little adventurers. Click the links below for more ideas on our website!

#NJMOM Spring Bucket List

  1. Hike at a New Jersey State Park
  2. Go hunting for Easter eggs
  3. Indulge in an ice cream treat
  4. Dig it up at Diggerland
  5. Have Wacky Water Play Day at a beachfront playground
  6. Shop local at a farmer’s market
  7. Surround yourself with outdoor art at Grounds for Sculpture
  8. Go on a Spring Break road trip
  9. Take a photo with New Jersey’s legendary wooden elephant, Lucy the Elephant
  10. Play at the park
  11. Check out spring happenings at Turtle Back Zoo
  12. Brunch with the babes
  13. Take a family bike ride
  14. Get up close to the animals at Jenkinson’s Aquarium
  15. Go 90 million years back in time at Field Station Dinosaurs
  16. Climb a lighthouse
  17. Smell the roses at New Jersey Botanical Garden
  18. Pick your own fruits and veggies
  19. Discover our country’s history at Battleship New Jersey
  20. Enjoy free entrance to nearly 30 museums in NJ/NY/PA the first weekend of every month on Bank of America Free Museum Days
  21. Show us your spring style OOTD
  22. Feed the animals at a petting zoo
  23. Get your grub on at a New Jersey diner
  24. Go back in time at one of New Jersey’s 230+ historical museums
  25. See a Memorial Day fireworks show
  26. Remember together at Empty Sky 9/11 Memorial
  27. Plant something colorful or tasty in your garden
  28. Go for a thrill ride at Six Flags Great Adventure
  29. Show us your Spring Break Camp fun
  30. Check out over 100 species of animals at Space Farms Zoo & Museum
  31. Lace up for the roller rink
  32. Attend an event from our NJMOM events calendar

The NJMOM team will also be posting our spring adventures using the hashtag #NJMOM so be sure to ‘follow’ this hashtag on Instagram for inspiration; we may even reshare your photos too on our page!

Ready, set, and go! Let us know in the comments if you’ll be joining our #NJMOM Spring Photo Challenge.



About Author

Chelsea is a freelance writer and photographer based in the kid-friendly community of Asbury Park, and she loves sharing tips and news about this cultural beach town with NJMOM readers. When she's not discovering new bike trails, playing in her handbell choir, or reading on the beach, Chelsea works as a Children's Library Associate at a public library. You can catch her out in Asbury Park watching her husband play drums with talented local artists - be sure to come say hello!