Fun Things You Can Do Near Matawan

You will find something fun to do near Matawan, whether you’re a theater lover, drag racing fan, or Revolutionary War buff. With three amusement parks, the area is family-friendly, featuring age-appropriate rides. Keyport, NJ information can be seen at this link.


Get over the Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown if you feel a need for speed. It is about 12 miles southwest of Matawan. There are packed schedule of motocross competitions and drag racing from February to November. You can select a date to get behind the wheel and drag race your car. See here for information about Fun Things You Can Do with Kids in Holmdel.


Get behind the war veterans like George Washington and some of the soldiers of the Revolutionary War at the Monmouth Battlefield State Park in Manalapan. You will see how the field looked like in the 18th century with a 1745 home and restored fences. June is the perfect time to visit when the yearly reenactment of the battle.

Amusement Parks

There are more than a dozen activities for kids at the Matawan Play Center, such as video games and climbing the wall. Also, three miles north of Matawan, you can enjoy Fun Time America in Cliffwood with your family. The science center of the indoor amusement park features turtles and lizards and some fun like carnival rides and laser tag. You can also enjoy faster-paced rides at the Keansburg Amusement Park and Runaway Rapids Waterpark.

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