Jennifer Auer

Jennifer Auer

Jennifer Auer is a hyperlocal mom blogger from New Jersey who can’t sit still. Her husband likes to say she’s a work-at-home mom who never stays home. Jennifer started traveling as a child and hasn’t stopped. She doesn’t let her husband and three boys slow her down. Instead, she brings them along, believing boys behave better when they are out exploring. As her boys start to become teens there are still so many places she wants to discover with them both across the United States and internationally. Together on family adventures, they’ve learned to ski the slopes, kayak along the Chesapeake Bay, dig at an archaeological site, make chocolate by hand at a chocolate factory, and climb a stairway to heaven. There may be no stopping them. Jennifer created and manages Jersey Family Fun, a blog and resource site where her and other moms blog about how to have family fun in New Jersey and the surrounding area.

Camp Out & ‘Dig’ In – Experience the Diggerland USA Camp Out with Your Kids

Is your family into camping?  Then you should check out the Diggerland USA Camp Out, a camp out for families with kids of any ages. Learn more about this sleepover at the Diggerland USA Camp Out and then make plans to experience the Diggerland USA Camp Out with your kids. I am into having incredible experiences with my boys, and when those experiences become epic sleepovers in unique locations, it’s all the more memorable. Our recent sleepover at Diggerland USA has been one our best summer memories. We’ve always loved the rides at the country’s only construction-based theme park, but...

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Hotel Review: Hilton Short Hills in New Jersey

Whether you are in the area to shop or enjoy a local family attraction, or you need a hotel while you visit New York City, the Hilton Short Hills offers luxurious modern accommodations great for a parents’ getaway or family staycation. About the Hilton Short Hills This past June I had a special treat. In preparation for the TravelingMom Travel & Lifestyle New Jersey event for influencers, I was invited for an overnight stay at the Hilton Short Hills to review it for the TravelingMom site. The Hilton Short Hills is an upscale hotel located conveniently close to the...

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The Sweetest Place on Earth Creates the Sweetest Hotel Pool

When a hotel goes beyond the ordinary to do something extraordinary with their hotel pool, you get Hershey Lodge Water Works. A treat only for Hershey Lodge guests, Water Works was the perfect way for us to start a sweet day of Hershey fun. The Sweetest Place on Earth Creates the Sweetest Hotel Pool The Hershey, Pennsylvania, area has so many local attractions for children and families. With Hersheypark, Hershey’s Chocolate World, ZooAmerica, Hershey Gardens, and the Hershey Story Museum all keeping visitors busy, the Hershey Lodge could have settled for an ordinary hotel pool. But we were so...

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Add a National Archives Sleepover to Your Family’s History with History, Heroes, & Treasures

Families planning a vacation to Washington D.C. often forget that where you stay can be as historic and fun as where you visit during the day. Did you know you can sleep over in one of D.C.’s historic buildings? One TravelingMom participated in a recent National Archives sleepover with two boys and is sharing the details on the historic fun they all had. Add a National Archives Sleepover to Your Family’s History What amazing opportunities our kids have! I remember having some great field trips as a kid, but I don’t remember anything as epic as a sleepover in...

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The Hershey Story Museum: Creating Stories of Family Fun

Not far from Hersheypark in Pennsylvania is another family attraction, the Hershey Story Museum. With floors of interactive fun, exhibits kids can touch, classes to make chocolate, and more, the Hershey Story Museum is one experience after another where my family of five created our own story of family fun. Hershey Story Museum, a Delicious Thing to Do in Hershey In Hershey, PA on Chocolate Avenue, is a museum dedicated to telling the story of Milton S. Hershey and the town that bears his name. The Hershey Story Museum offers three floors of exhibits and interactive activities that make...

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