Mount Laurel for Anyone
Collected by Peter Sands
Whether or not Mount Laurel, New Jersey, counts as a suburb of Philadelphia remains subject to contention, but this township east of the Delaware River stands on its own as a community built around green, open spaces and bustling centers of business.
915 NJ-73, Mt Laurel, NJ 08054, USA
The CoCo Key Water Park Resort in Mt. Laurel provides aquatic entertainment for all ages. Open year-round, this resort is an all-indoor affair, with the exception of an open-air hot tub, and the water slides that protrude from the building’s...
4816 Church Rd, Mt Laurel, NJ 08054, USA
If you are in Mount Laurel between May and December, it is worth your while to check out the produce at Cheyenne's Road Market. This rustic locale on Church Street is open every day except Wednesdays, but visitors should call ahead (856 983-6361)...
2000 NJ-38, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002, USA
Touted as the first air-conditioned indoor shopping mall east of the Mississippi (first prize goes to whoever can name the top ten in chronological order), the Cherry Hill Mall has been around since 1961. Open every day until 9:30, except Sundays...
200 Country Club Pkwy, Mt Laurel, NJ 08054, USA
Whoever claimed that golf is a good walk spoiled (and no, it wasn’t Mark Twain) clearly never experienced the bliss that comes after a round of hitting every green in regulation and sinking every putt. I haven’t either. But I refuse to stop...
233 Kings Hwy E, Haddonfield, NJ 08033, USA
The Indian King Tavern counts as one of the most significant sites in Garden State history. It was here, in 1777, where legislators took refuge from the maelstrom of the Revolutionary War to officially create the state of New Jersey. A typical...
Evesham Township, NJ 08053, USA
Despite a massive increase in popularity over the last few decades, soccer still doesn’t cause the same widespread euphoria in the United States as in other countries. But the beautiful game is gaining converts every year thanks to youth leagues...
2000 NJ-38, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002, USA
One of the more satisfying dining experiences in the Mt. Laurel area, Seasons 52 is an upscale establishment directly adjacent to the Cherry Hill Mall. New Jersey is known for its fresh produce and seafood, so Seasons 52 is a natural choice. I use...
2341 NJ-38, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002, USA
For a classic American diner experience, the Cherry Hill Diner in, yes, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, is the place to go. This 24/7 locale has been around for decades, and is as renowned for its freshly baked cakes as it is for its gargantuan omelets....
2825 NJ-73, Maple Shade Township, NJ 08052, USA
The debate over where to find the “most authentic” Philly cheesesteak will probably never end, but Tony Luke’s is a consistent contender. This chain has locations all over the greater Philadelphia area and several in New Jersey (not to mention the...
210 Kings Hwy E, Haddonfield, NJ 08033, USA
Health-conscious travelers will be happy to learn that Ánimo in Haddonfield is sympathetic to their needs. This juice and burrito bar has built up a loyal clientele who appreciate their use of natural, preservative-free ingredients. As with any...
3 N Haddon Ave, Haddonfield, NJ 08033, USA
Even during the height of its popularity, sports card collecting was very much a fringe activity, practiced by obsessives who fussed over stuff like frayed corners and the odds of finding rare inserts. Today there aren’t as many places where one...
100 Church Rd, Evesham Township, NJ 08053, USA
Easily one of the most well-stocked wine and liquor stores in New Jersey, Traino’s on Church Road has been lifting spirits since 1946. The exhaustive catalog features vino from six different continents, as well as an enviable selection of beer,...
121 Kings Hwy E, Haddonfield, NJ 08033, USA
If you want to hit the trails in the Mt. Laurel area, but forgot to pack your running shoes, chances are you can find something suitable at the Haddonfield Running Company on Kings Highway East. A specialty shop for runners of all levels, this...
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