The latest update for Hot Spots to Host Your Bachelorette Party is written by Lindsay Podolak.
Planning a wedding is no easy feat, so it’s natural to feel flustered from time-to-time. That’s why we have that time-honored tradition — the bachelorette party — to give the bride a chance to blow off steam with her BFFs before the big day.
But what’s a bride to do for her final blowout? New Jersey has options each and every bride will enjoy.
Flight Risk Aerials
Address: 961 Route 10 E, Randolph
Price: $200 for a 6-person, one-hour party
Details: Give your groom something to look forward to on your wedding night by learning some sexy new dance moves. A pro will teach you and your girlfriends how to let loose with aerial silk, chair dancing, twerking, pole-dancing and belly dancing that will blow his mind.
Why I like it: It’s a workout, too!
More info: Visit the website or call 862-823-2778.
Address: 1 Racetrack Drive, East Rutherford
Price: Free admission
Details: This old-fashioned track was recently upgraded to include a full-service restaurant, sports bar and, of course, horse racing with free parking and general admission. So get ready to place your bets and earn some spending money for your honeymoon while you sit back and sip a margarita or mango-infused lemonade.
Why I like it: Special events are common at the racetrack, so check the schedule to see if your party may fall on one of their food truck days!
More info: Visit the website or 201-THEBIGM.
Reflections Spa at Crystal Springs Resort
Address: 1 Wild Turkey Way, Hamburg
Price: Services from $145
Details: Indulge in some serious pampering at this lavish spa. It offers everything from a chai-soy detoxifying facial to a warm gemstone massage to a green tea and ginger body wrap, designed to stimulate your metabolism with a potent combo of green tea, ginger root and seaweed. Detoxify — and more importantly, de-stress! — at this relaxing, holistic resort.
Why I like it: Enjoy a pre-service steam or post-service foot soak at no extra cost.
More info: Visit the website or call 866-348-0958.
Spirit Cruises of New Jersey
Address: Lincoln Harbor, Weehawken
Price: $119.90 per person
Details: Set sail with your best gal pals on a bachelorette party dinner cruise which includes access to a sky deck lounge, breathtaking skyline views, live entertainment and an endless dinner buffet featuring fresh, organic ingredients and gourmet international cuisine.
Why I like it: Feel the Manhattan vibe without stepping foot in the city.
More info: Visit the website or 866-483-3866
Stress Factory Comedy Club
Address: 90 Church Street, New Brunswick
Price: From $5 per person
Details: Get some comic relief from the stress of planning a wedding. Check out the New Talent Showcase every Wednesday night for just $5 per person or find your favorite up-and-coming comic on the venue’s schedule. Michael Rapaport, Nikki Glaser and Eddie Griffin are all on tap for this summer. Or plan a private party if you have a larger crowd!
Why I like it: They say laughter is the best medicine…and it also burns calories!
More info: Visit the website or call 732-545-4242.
Voorhees State Park
Address: 251 County Road Route 513, Clinton
Price: $20 per night
Details: Starting in April, you can get away from it all with a girls-only camping trip on 1,400 acres of wooded hills. In addition to hiking, tubing and bonding with your BFFs, you can see the breathtaking starry sky each night at the on-site observatory.
Why I like it: Getting in touch with nature is the perfect way to relax during this stressful season of life.
More info: Visit the website or 908-638-8572.
Caesars Atlantic City Hotel & Casino
Address: 2100 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City
Price: Rooms from $99 per night
Details: Feeling lucky? Hit the casino at Caesars where you can win big at everything from blackjack to craps at this luxe, Vegas-style hotel without venturing further than the Atlantic City Boardwalk. Not a gambler? Caesars offers upscale dining options (like Asian fusion hotspot Buddakan, or the classic steakhouse Morton’s), shopping, and, of course, clubs like the Toga Bar.
Why I like it: You may end up coming home richer than when you left. How many nights out can say that?
More info: Visit the website or 866-503-4782.
New Jersey Circus Center
Address: 165 Amboy Road, #701, Morganville
Price: $20 per person
Details: Ever wanted to run away with the circus? Now you really can. The New Jersey Circus Center offers classes in everything from juggling to tight wire to aerial fabrics. Just grab up to 20 of your closest girlfriends, slip into your favorite workout clothes and book a private party to join in on the fun!
Why I like it: Think of all the fun photo opportunities you’ll get as you fly through the air!
More info: Visit the website or 732-705-3244.
Savage Men Male Revue
Address: Dusk Nightclub, 2100 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City
Price: $28 per person
Details: If your bachelorette party tastes are more (ahem!) traditional, you can’t go wrong with Savage Men, an all-male dance revue which first garnered attention on the hit NBC reality show America’s Got Talent. Celebrate your last days as a single woman while watching 70 dancers strip down to their g-strings during this 2-hour, choreographed show. It’s a pec-tacular way to say sayonara to the single life!
Why I like it: Come on a Friday or Saturday night to see the Magic Mike-style show.
More info: Visit the website or 646-417-8155.
Six Flags Great Adventure
Address: 1 Six Flags Boulevard, Jackson
Details: The park opens its gates in late March, so thrill-seeking brides are in luck! This action-packed amusement park boasts 13 different roller coasters, a 60-mph sky-diving experience and a 150-foot tall ferris wheel — all in your own backyard. This year, Great Adventure debuts Wonder Woman Lasso of Truth, the world’s tallest pendulum ride. Survive that, and planning your wedding menu will be a snap!
Why I like it: The park now offers healthy dining options like veggie burgers, wraps and salads.
More info: Visit the website or 732-928-2000
South Jersey Wine & Brew Tours
Address: 1000 Delsea Dr Suite G-3, Westville
Price: Prices vary depending on package.
Details: Toast your impending nuptials with a tour of the best boutique wineries and local breweries in the tri-state area. Enjoy a decadent day, complete with a chauffeur-driven limo, lunch and complimentary photographs. Or, check out their tours tailored for bachelorette parties, which boast spa packages, painting classes — and even exotic dancing lessons!
Why I like it: New to the tour is the option to stop at breweries, if a glass of wine isn’t your thing!
More info: Visit the website or 856-467-4587.
Address: 211 Berlin Road, Cherry Hill
Price: From $30 per person
Details: Maybe your group of girlfriends are more interested in satisfying their sweet tooth than getting wild on the dance floor. If that’s the case, let Sharon at Sugarplum Studio plan the perfect baking party for you. An instructor will lead your group through creating beautiful cakes, cookies or cake pops that you get to take home.
Why I like it: If you leave with a cake, no need to provide party favors!
More info: Visit the website or call 856-354-8700.
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