From haunted corn mazes to exciting escape rooms, there’s plenty of places to get your heart racing—all while having a great time with friends and family in New Jersey this fall.
Corn Mazes in New Jersey
While this family-owned farm in Old Bridge and Matawan is best known for its plethora of fresh fruits, veggies and flowers, but not in the fall. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights gather your friends for a night of zombie zone paintball and a haunted corn labyrinth.
Conklin Farm U-Pick
If you have little ones in tow, bring them to this kid-friendly farm in Montville, where they can explore the kiddie corn maze (or the toddler millet maze), ride the kids’ train and hop on the hayride. You can also pick out the perfect pumpkin for their jack o’ lantern.
R and J Farm
Opening mid-September, this farm in Galloway revels in fall splendor with pumpkins, mums, straw décor and gourds. It also has plenty of family fun, such as a corn maze, hayrides and a hay pit. For teens and adults seeking a thrill, the Cornfield of Terror, opening at the end of September, offers horrifying haunted sights and sounds that will have your heart pounding as you search for the way out.
Stop by this family-owned and operated farm in Cherry Hill every weekend from mid-September through early November to explore the extensive passageways in the corn maze. For a spooky nighttime adventure, bring your flashlight for Flashlight Fridays to explore the maze in the dark.
Escape Rooms in New Jersey
Whether you’re looking for a date night idea or a fun night out with friends, this adventure room facility in Montclair can accommodate two people or groups of 10+. Figure out the clues to solve the mystery of each room, from discovering the scientific remedy or outsmarting an international art thief.
Amazing Escape Room
Pirates, magicians and wizards are just some of the foes you can choose at this highly popular escape room in Green Brook. For an extra spooky challenge, opt for the Murder She Wrote challenge, held in the dark and recommended for ages 15 and older.
East Coast Escape Room
In Toms River, gather your friends—and your wits—to solve the puzzle in order to escape. Whether seeking to get out of an abandoned cabin in the woods to figuring out the mystery of local vampire hunters who have vanished, there’s plenty of excitement to get your heart racing. You have one hour…good luck!
Escape May Escape Rooms
Plan a thrilling experience at this escape room center in Cape May, where challenges include repairing a space station before the oxygen runs out, saving London from an evil mastermind, and—coming soon—The Sword in the Stone, featuring a medieval dungeon.
Checkout this list of other fall activities to do in New Jersey.