Sleep Inn Cinnaminson Philadelphia East
208 US 130 N.
Cinnaminson, NJ 08077-3304
Phone: (856) 829-0717
Fax: (856) 829-2321
The kids will bug you to take them to the Philadelphia Insectarium, a fascinating museum that is designed to educate the public about the wonderful world of insects. The goal of the museum is to show the critical role that insects play in the balance of nature, the environment and our economy. There are two floors of live and mounted insects from around the globe, a tank inhabited by glow-in-the-dark scorpions, a working beehive and a live termite colony. The big hit with kids is a glass-enclosed kitchen crawling with thousands of cockroaches.
Scubadelphia sells specialty gear and conducts classes for the underwater activities of snorkeling and scuba diving. Melissa and Dave, two diving enthusiasts, run this store and act as teachers at the diving lessons. Their experience in other sports such as underwater welding, softball and aeroplane flying helps them in instructing their students. Two adorable puppies greet visitors at the entrance of this dog-friendly store. Customers can purchase equipment such as drysuits, wetsuits, backpacks, scuba tanks, fins, masks, dive lights, underwater cameras, dive computers and spearguns. This organization offers basic lessons for beginners as well as classes in specialist activities like wreck diving, deep diving and rescue diving.
This indoor playground chain has labyrinths of plastic tunnels, cargo nets, and ball ponds for children from their "terrible twos" to youngsters about 9 years of age. Each obstacle course and play set is tailored to the specific ages of the children. Sitters and safe play zones are available for infants. Snack bars and video game rooms are also on the premises. Group discounts apply for parties calling ahead. Birthday celebrations can also be arranged. Discovery Zone has five locations throughout the Philadelphia area.
Camden Children's Garden is a must-visit attraction when in the city. This four-acre (1.6-hectare) botanical park is located a ferry ride away from Penn's Landing. A popular recreational activity on the itineraries of several school groups and families, it features interactive horticultural displays, educational programs and gardening workshops. The main indoor exhibits are the Philadelphia Eagles Four Seasons Butterfly House, Ben Franklin’s Secret Workshop and Plaza de Aibonito. Visitors can marvel at fascinating species of butterflies, acquaint themselves with Franklin's life and works, and stroll through tropics of Puerto Rico. Among their myriad gardens are the Dinosaur Garden and fairytale-inspired Storybook Garden. A carousel ride is a great way to end your experience.
Ashbourne Country Club is not only a challenging golf course, it is also a testament to the beauty of nature. Green dominates the landscape. Different breeds of grass are used on the meticulously maintained fairways and greens to ensure true play. This 18-hole, par 72 course is semi-private. There is a large banquet facility and an elegant bar and restaurant, reservations are required. So hurry up and become a member!
Whether you want to treat the kids to a good time or work off the calories you just consumed at a Penn's Landing restaurant, skating at the Blue Cross River Rink can do the trick. The outdoor facility offers ice skate rental as well as bookings for parties both small and large. The rink opens in November and closes in the Spring. Visit the website for hours and more details.
The Philadelphia Doll Museum is home to one of the world's premier collections of black dolls, with more than 300 dolls from the early 19th century on display. Other highlights include European and American folk arts, doll artists' dolls and a collection of European dolls and reproductions by Leo Moss. A gift store is open during museum hours.
Lights of Liberty is a spectacular sound and light show. Experience the events leading up to the American Revolution while walking through Independence National Historic Park after dark. A personal headset with surround sound tells the story of the American Revolution, while beautiful hand-painted, 5-story-high images are projected onto the sides of historical buildings. In less than a mile and about one hour visitors experience five acts in five locations. Visit the place and be a part of the revolution!
Named after the Neshaminy Creek, the Neshaminy State Park is located on the banks of the Delaware River. The park which spans across 339 acres (137 hectares) is lined with picnic spots and also contains an estuary. The Neshaminy State Park is frequented by many for its private swimming pools and motorboats rides which take place on the river. The main swimming pool is open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day and the park is also home to a tiny spray pool. Nature lovers can explore the hiking and trekking trails offered by the park and the River Trail Inner Loop Trail is a must if trekking down the Neshaminy State Park as exotic plants and animals await your arrival here.
This style of martial art has its roots in the Taoist and Buddhist traditions of China. It is based on animal boxing, in which seven animal styles are taught, including the dragon, tiger, crane, snake, eagle, monkey and phoenix. High and low stances and kicks, aerials and ground fighting, make it impossible to classify this as purely northern or southern in style and the blending of Chinese and Southeast Asia martial arts has resulted in a unique Sino-Vietnamese style. Instruction is enhanced with traditional weapons training. See their website for further information.
Players of all skill levels can participate in this fast-paced game, played indoors in a dry hockey rink. Box lacrosse is much different than field lacrosse. Notable differences include a smaller goal and playing surface, the lack of zones, and the use of crushing body and cross checks on defense. The regular season lasts 14 or 15 games and is played from May until late August. This non-profit lacrosse organization encourages competitive leagues, tournament organization, and instruction throughout the Delaware Valley. The PBLA also hosts a traveling team.
As a part of the well-known La Salle University, the Tom Gola Arena hosts many sports' tournaments. It is named after Tom Gola, a player and coach who is in the Basketball Hall of Fame. With an expansive space of about 4000 square feet area, there are both basketball and volleyball courts nestled here. So there are many interesting matches among the local colleges to look forward to.