Pools and an aquatic jungle gym keep families having fun at this indoor water park, located 10 miles from Philadelphia
Hotel at a Glance: The Hotel ML & CoCo Key Water Resort
The weather in South Jersey may fluctuate, but CoCo Key Water Resort stays bright and balmy all year round. The 55,000-square-foot indoor aquatic facility features three stories with body and raft slides, river tube rides, an interactive play island, and a café (this Getaway comes with four daily water-park passes). The kid-friendly fun center brings a touch of Key West to South Jersey and is attached to The Hotel ML, a property located just outside Philadelphia.
- Key Quest Arcade: Water Resort Package comes with $25 per night arcade credit toward the latest games and tried-and-true classics.
- Where to eat: Talia’s Restaurant in the hotel serves frittatas and quesadillas for breakfast, as well as flatbreads, burgers, and pasta for lunch and dinner. Gators Grab n’ Go in the water resort serves snacks, pizza, wings, sandwiches, chicken tenders, ice cream, and more. Wet Rooster Bar is CoCo Key Water Resort’s full-service bar and features tropical classics, cocktails, beer, and wine in a convenient location overlooking the entire water resort.
- Where you’ll stay: Guest rooms have flat-screen TVs and free WiFi.
- Stay in shape with a workout at the onsite fitness center.
Mount Laurel, New Jersey: Easygoing Suburb near Philadelphia’s Center City
A suburb of Philadelphia, Mount Laurel is a relaxed New Jersey town with historical landmarks and plenty of green spaces. The town’s Laurel Acres Park offers playgrounds, a fishing lake, and a scenic nature trail. There’s also the Garden State Discovery Museum in nearby Cherry Hill, a children’s museum featuring a rock-climbing wall and a pretend TV news studio.