Mount Laurel is a family-friendly township surrounded by rolling farmland and lush pine forests. Pick your own berries, apples and peaches at a local farm and explore the famous New Jersey Pinelands. In under one hour, you can drive into downtown Philadelphia and tick off attractions like the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.
Things to do in Mount Laurel
Ride the hay truck, pick your own strawberries and get lost in the sunflower maze at Johnson's Corner Farm. The farm offers wholesome attractions and experiences for all ages, including a barnyard where you can meet friendly goats, pigs and rabbits. Seasonal attractions like a fall pumpkin patch, Easter egg hunt and summer blueberry picking are always a hit with families. Stock up on farm-fresh produce at the market.
Visit the New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve and discover a unique landscape of forests, farms and wetlands. The reserve is made up of several smaller parks, including the Brendan T. Byrne State Forest. Discover 40 kilometres of marked trails and visit the historic village of Whitesbog, where the first North American blueberries were grown in the early 1900s.
In less than 40 minutes you can drive into the heart of downtown Philadelphia. Marvel at the famous Liberty Bell and admire works by masters such as Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí and Paul Cézanne at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. In the historic Rittenhouse Square neighbourhood, you’ll find leafy streets lined with boutiques, cafes and al fresco bistros.
Getting around Mount Laurel
Rental cars are a fast and easy way to get around Mount Laurel. You’ll have the freedom to visit nearby attractions or drive into downtown Philadelphia in 40 minutes, while local buses operate in Mount Laurel. Philadelphia International Airport is a one-hour drive away.