It’s summer! The time has come (if you’re not working a full-time seasonal job) for you to recuperate and get refreshed for the next school year. It’s also time for some uninterrupted family fun. Finding great family destinations is not a challenge when you live on the East Coast, but uncovering family fun destinations with discounts for teachers can take some work. But don’t sweat it: we at the Plymouth Rock Teachers’ Lounge are always on the lookout for teacher deals. Read on to see our list of some family fun destinations for teachers in NJ, NY, and PA this summer.


Crayola Experience

Crayola Experience in Easton, PA offers Pre K-12th grade Teachers an amazing deal each and every year. Teachers get a free yearly pass and their families get 20% off. This is truly a unique experience like no other.

Activities include:

  • Colossal Caddy – gigantic caddy filled with thousands of crayons
  • Crayon Factory Show – where  you can watch them make crayons
  • Create and Play – a brand new app inside the attraction
  • Activity Studio – where you can make colorful crafts
  • Be a Star – fun photo booth picture you can color
  • Character Meet & Greet – meet the awesome crayons live and in person
  • Color Magic – watch your art come to life with an interactive computer program
  • Melt and Mold – where you create your own crayon shapes
  • Silly Selfies – do a fun selfie and project it on the wall
  • Water Works – maneuver a boat through an 85 foot water table
  • And many more…


RPM Raceway

RPM Raceway is giving back to teachers with 20% off single-race purchases Monday through Thursday at their Syracuse and Poughkeepsie locations. Simply show a valid student or teacher ID at the time of purchase!


Liberty Science Center

Liberty Science Center in Jersey City offers educators to receive $10 off of their general admission ticket. You must visit the box office in person on the day of your visit to receive the discount. Liberty Science Center (LSC) is a great place to visit over the summer, or during the year as a hands-on field trip.

Providing many different options for teachers, as well as free access for preview day events, you can plan to incorporate their activities and lessons into your classroom this coming year.

Visit: to learn more about the teacher-focused ideas, including how you can bring LSC into your classroom.


Jenkinson’s Boardwalk

Jenkinson’s Boardwalk in Point Pleasant, NJ is a wonderful place to take the family for the day. Walk around the boardwalk, visit the aquarium, sit on the beach, or enjoy the rides and arcade. Jenkinson’s Boardwalk is hosting its annual Teacher Appreciation Night at the Jenkinson’s Amusement Park on Friday, May 17 from 6pm-11pm.

Teachers (with a valid ID) and their immediate family members can enjoy unlimited free rides and ropes course admission! You can pick up your wristbands at the Adventure Lookout Ropes Course, located at the street end of Arnold Avenue.

Though there is no year round special discount for teachers, Jenkinson’s does have free movies on the beach on Fridays in the summer and fireworks shows throughout the summer. As an added bonus, grandparents can ride free with purchase of ride tickets for their grandkids.



As part of Topgolf’s Heroes Program, they’re extending a special discount for teachers as a token of appreciation for your hard work and dedication. Alongside active duty and veteran service members, first responders, and healthcare workers, teachers can enjoy exclusive benefits including 10% off Game Play, 10% off Events & Room Rental, and 20% off Select Platinum Memberships. Simply plan your visit now and present a valid ID to your Bayhost upon arrival to redeem these discounts.


Take the time to really enjoy yourself this summer and unwind after a long school year—you deserve it! For more family fun options with discounts for teachers, visit our Deals and Discounts page.


-Jenna Garvin


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