Things to do in Mount Laurel
Collected by Martin Fritz Huber , AFAR Contributor
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.
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)...
528 Mt Laurel Rd, Mt Laurel, NJ 08054, USA
Need a machete to traverse your backyard? A visit to Eric’s Nursery and Garden Center may be in order. They do not sell machetes, but they do have a successful team of landscape architects and gardeners to provide full-service to corporate and...
320 Evesboro - Medford Rd, Marlton, NJ 08053, USA
There are those who will stubbornly claim that it’s impossible to find a good bagel outside of New York City. Whether this was true at one point in time I am, thankfully, too young to say, but it certainly isn’t true anymore. I think I can easily...
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...
230 N Maple Ave # A7, Marlton, NJ 08053, USA
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...
554 Fellowship Rd, Mt Laurel, NJ 08054, USA
For folks who think that the best way to relax is with a pint of lager, a basket of boneless chicken wings, and live NFL coverage, Miller’s Ale House in Mount Laurel will put their mind at ease. This massive sports bar may be part of a chain that...
555 Fellowship Rd, Mt Laurel, NJ 08054, USA
If the movies are to be believed, interesting things happen in hotel bars: transient strangers hatch elaborate schemes, secret lovers hold trysts, international spies exchange intelligence, that kind of stuff. Of course, one could also just go for...
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...
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....
Powhatan Indian Reservation Dr, Hainesport, NJ 08036, USA
Head northeast from Mt. Laurel on Hainesport Road and in a few minutes you’ll reach Rancocas State Park, a protected area of creeks, marshes, and hundreds of acres of hardwood forest. The park includes a replica of a seventeenth century Native...
201 Kings Hwy E, Haddonfield, NJ 08033, USA
It’s heaven for the tots at The Happy Hippo, a locally owned toy store on the corner of Haddonfield’s main drag. The selection here tends to favor the classics—think slinkies and jack-in-the-boxes, but there’s also a good supply of higher-end,...
2011 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002, USA
There are few things better then fresh, grilled flounder, filleted tableside; if it can be preceded by homemade pasta and paired with a glass of pinot grigio, then all will feel right with the universe. Everything definitely feels right in Caffe...
2825 NJ-73, Maple Shade Township, NJ 08052, USA
Feel like knocking down some pins? A great place to do it around Mt. Laurel is Laurel Lanes, a bowling alley boasting an impressive 64 lanes. Open until late every night of the week and 3 a.m. on weekends, Laurel Lanes is popular with serious...
1045 S Church St, Mt Laurel, NJ 08054, USA
Laurel Acres is an ideal spot for a short jog, a lazy summer evening watching kids play baseball, or in the winter, a fun day of sledding. The park is open from sunrise to sunset, and features multiple soccer fields, baseball diamonds, and a...
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...
146 Kings Hwy E, Haddonfield, NJ 08033, USA
Even during the time when British culinary culture was the subject of cruel punch lines, there were some dishes that no one did better than the English. That might be because they were dishes that the English invented, but still—a well-made...
929 Haddonfield Rd, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002, USA
Learning Express in Cherry Hill is a toy store for active kids of all ages. With an emphasis on products and brands that engage children intellectually, as well as physically, this place has a great selection of construction toys, puzzles, and...
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