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Filling Your Summer Bucket List With Things To Do In Gloucester

( 22, 2020)--Gloucester City, founded in 1686 and  known for its unique blend of agricultural, industrial,  culinary and residential offerings, is also a popular choice for tourists visiting NJ over the spring/summer season. Right now things may be at a standstill, but by this time next year, things will be a lot brighter, and you can get to fulfilling your dream of a fun, outdoorsy summer vacation in Gloucester. It always pays to plan ahead, so take a look at some suggested activities and ensure you have all you need to make the most of fun beneath the Gloucester City sun.
Visiting A Dairy Farm In Mullica Hill
In the summertime, being outdoors and visiting farms and green areas is always appealing, so if you are so inclined, why not make your way to Creamy Acres Farm? Ensconced between hilly fields and lush cow pastures, you will find this gem on the outskirts of Mullica Hill NJ. Enjoy the free barnyard walk and watch farmer Larry and his aids feeding and caring for the cute animals. Cows, baby goats, and Elmer the donkey are just a few cuties to watch out for while you are visiting. For a real feel of what it is like to work at a dairy farm, make sure to enjoy the Dairy Tour.
Horseback Riding 
If you're after an  adventure-filled visit to NJ and you love nothing more than being in close contact with majestic animals, a guided horseback trail ride in Gloucester County with the friendly team at Okey Doke Ranch is a must. This company offers something quite unique from the months of October to April: beach riding - an experience an Instagrammer’s dreams are made of. Guided rides are available for beginners and more experienced riders alike, making this  an ideal family activity.
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Visiting The William Heritage Winery
This family farm has been open since 1853, though it wasn’t until 1998 that a vineyard was planted. Today, it is one of the most  renowned winegrowers in NJ, growing grapes over 40 acres and producing around 13,000 cases of wine annually. Enjoy a great wine tasting under the guiding hand of seasoned professionals. You can ask for a personal table so you can have the sommelier’s attention all to yourself. In the business summer months, you can sit outside and feel the rhythm of live music. You can also purchase a few bottles to bring to your friends back home. If  resveratrol-rich red blends are your thing, ask to try their famous Coeur d’Est, made of Merlot, Chambourcin, Syrah, Cabernet Franc, and Petit Verdot grapes, aged in French oak.
Relax And Unwind At Washington Lake Park
Washington Lake Park is just an eight-minute ride from the heart of Gloucester County, but it is an entirely new world filled with lush, calming nature. In this spot, you can enjoy a walk, go for a run or cycle, or enjoy a picnic with family and friends. Covering some 330 acres, it is the largest municipal park in New Jersey, and it is open from sunrise to sunset. You can fish, play sand volleyball on dedicated courts, or enjoy a barbecued meal beneath a covered pavilion. 
Gloucester County is a great place to visit in the summer, with so many beautiful green areas and parks. It is also home to great restaurants, wineries and farms, so kids and adults alike can find activities they enjoy. The county also offers unique experiences - including horseback riding on the beach. Whichever activities you opt for, make sure to bring a camera so you can share your experiences with friends and family back home.