News & Updates From Pleasant Acres

Skylands Region Hosting Winter Fun

Posted in Events, General, Winter Camping

High Point State Park, winter camping

(Photo credit: Travis Denman)

One of the wonderful aspects of camping in the New Jersey Skylands Region is nature and it’s seasons. Pleasant Acres is a perfect camping destination to enjoy any of the seasons. Near the heart of the New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania Tri-States, Pleasant Acres is a great winter get-away for anyone with an RV in the NY-NJ Metro area.

Winter seems to be coming a bit late this year, but that just means that there is more time to make some plans for some winter camping fun!

In addition to our own Winter Schedule of Activities a lot of great businesses and organizations in our area are hosting all sorts exciting events!

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Here are just some of what the region surrounding Pleasant Acres has to offer coming up :

January 30th: Friends of High Point State Park is holding their Winter Festival, including fun activities for the kids, crafts, snowshoeing and ice fishing demonstrations. High Point State Park is just a few minutes from Pleasant Acres and is a favorite attraction among our guests. The event is at the Interpretive Center starting at noon and goes until 3pm.

January 30th & 31st: Westtown Brew Works will be hosting their first “On Ice” Winter Festival.  Westtown Brew Works is one of the many local breweries, wineries and distilleries popping up in our area, which has a very rich argicultural heritage. The brewery is only about 15 minutes from the campground, just over the border in New York State. There will be local tastings, live music and more!

Feburary 5th-28th: Skylands Stadium presents Frozen In Ice. This indoor/outdoor event will include ice sculptures, an ice cabin, an ice bar and even an ice slide!  Through Febuary 7th,  you can get special tickets to the event that include tickets for a baseball game this summer with the Sussex Miners- our local minor league team!

Throughout the winter, you can stop by Space Farms Zoo and Museum and tour their main museum building for FREE! Be sure to pick up some Extreme Pizza while there.

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Of course, there is always something to do in and around Pleasant Acres. Come camp and stay for one of our Sunday morning breakfasts. Take a hike in one of the many federal, state and local parks nearby. Build a toasty campfire at your campsite and gaze at crystal clear night skies.

With so many events going on in the coming months, why wait out the weather to have some winter camping fun? Reserve a site today!

 

Summer Season Activities Schedule is Here

Posted in Events, Farm Life, General, Seasonal News

We are excited to announce that our 2016 Summer Activities Schedule is here! Check it out by clicking the image below!

To celebrate our 45th Summer Season there are a few new activities in store.

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2016 Pleasant Acres Summer Schedule

We will be offering Wednesday Evening Hayrides throughout July and August and are extending Baby Animal Petting from Labor Day until the end of the season. We want every family camping at Pleasant Acres to get a chance to experience all the fun there is to have on the farm – no matter when they come to camp with us!

 

Every Sunday Afternoon this summer we will be hosting PAC Paint Parties in our Pavilion. Each week we will be painting a different image that follow the seasons. We hope to stretch the creative muscles of our campers, as they become artists for a few hours in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Instruction is provided and campers of all ages and skill level are welcome and encouraged to attend. We will be charging $10 to cover materials, including everything you need to create your own masterpiece that is YOURS to take home. Much like the paint parties you see trending around the country, we think PAC Paint Parties will be a great way to commune with friends, work alongside your loved ones and leave your worries behind! Come back to this Newsfeed or follow us on Facebook for more information on upcoming Paint Parties!

We are also adding a brand new Special Saturday Activity to the calendar, our first ever Campground Parade on June 11th. This idea was born out of a camper’s suggestion and again is a great way for campers to show off their pride and creativity. Join other families and decorate your golf carts, bicycles, strollers etc and meet at the Pavilion to take part. Spectators can set up chairs and cheer alongside South Drive. More details about the event to come!

Want to participate in all the fun? Make your reservations today!

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(Photo Credits: Stephen Denman and Travis Denman for Pleasant Acres)

Seasonals Receive Sussex County Library Privileges

Posted in General, Seasonal News

 

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(Photo Credit: Joe Crawford/ Wikipedia Commons -altered)

Did you know that seasonal campers at PAC are eligible for Sussex County Library cards?

As seasonal guests of the county, those families renting seasonal campsites can apply for a Free Temporary/ Seasonal Library Card each month. The library may ask you for a letter from Pleasant Acres. This allows you and your family access to books, movies, music and more throughout the summer!

The Sussex Wantage Branch Library is only a few miles from Pleasant Acres and offers tons of resources, as well as a Quilter’s Club and activities for kids! Your library card works at several other branches as well!

Just another wonderful reason why so many make Pleasant Acres their summer home away from home!

Call our offices at 1-800-722-4166 for information on available seasonal sites for Summer 2016!

Make 2016 the Year of the Camper!

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Happy New Year! What an exciting year ahead here at Pleasant Acres! This new year will mark Pleasant Acres’ 45th Summer Season. In celebration, we have several exciting changes to our activity schedule that will be available shortly.

Throughout 2016, this newsfeed will be commited to sharing the very best of what Pleasant Acres has to offer- showcasing memories of the past and those being made this season. It will also be a place to stay informed on deals, discounts, activities, area happenings and all the fun we have in store!

So make this the year of the camper at PAC and reserve your site today!

Cheers to a wonderful year ahead!

Pleasant Acres Among Top 10 Campgrounds in New Jersey

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2015 brought a lot of great things to PAC!

We are proud to have been included this year in OnlyInYourState.com’s article “New Jersey’s Best Camping Sites.”

Featured in the article is a photo of one of our Cabin and Cottage Rentals. They also used an image of our baby miniature horse, Daisy-  a highlight of 2015’s Summer Baby Animal Petting every Sunday!

This article is just one of the many awards and accolades we have collected over our 45 years hosting campers.

FunNewJersey.com recently put us among the three Best Pet Friendly Campgrounds in New Jersey. Our pool area, mountain setting and country atmosphere have also received top awards.

We say thank you to all of our fans! You haven’t experienced fun on the farm? You can’t wait to get back for more? Make your reservations online today!

 

A Merry Christmas from Pleasant Acres!

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We here at Pleasant Acres wish you a very Merry Christmas and a joyous, prosperous New Year!

Winter Season Schedule Now Posted

Posted in General, Winter Camping

Winter is a great time of year to spend time with family, friends and nature. Pleasant Acres Farm Campground is a wonderful place to do just that- any time of the year! Enjoy some peace and quiet or come play in the snow (when it gets here)! Our winter facilities include a cozy winter lounge area with TV and warm fireplace. Ceramics continue throughout the year and each Sunday we offer free breakfast! Click below for our winter schedule  and make your reservations today!

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Once the snow hits- come zip down our sledding hill or build sculptures and snow forts with the kids in one of our fields!

 

Pleasant Acres is not far from Mountain Creek Ski Resort, one of the premier ski, snowboard and snowtubing destinations in New Jersey. High Point Cross Country Ski Center is ten minutes away, where you can “discover an alpine hollow of lakes, trees, wildlife, and sweeping vistas.”

 

Pleasant Acres is open all year round with amenities limited in the winter. Please call 1-800-722-4166 for details!

So Much Farm Fun!

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Join us this weekend for the chance of a lifetime; Where else can you and your children get the chance to actually milk a real dairy cow? Along with our horse-drawn hayrides and baby animal petting, it is just another way for us to share the fun we have, here on the farm.

 

Tiger Cubs Visit

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Special Visit: We will be having a special, unscheduled visit this weekend from Lori Space Day and her two new tiger cubs, Osman & Titus. Meet our new, one month old, feline friends at the pavilion on Friday, July 14th at 7:30 PM.

Tiger Cubs Visit

July 4th Weekend

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It’s July 4th weekend, and you know what that means… It’s time for our Pig Chase! Join us this weekend for all our favorite holiday weekend activities including our Horse Drawn Hayride, Pig Chase, and Supersonic DJ! Don’t forget to tag all your pics! @pleasant_acres ‪#‎pacpigchase ‪#‎pachayride ‪#‎pacjuly4 ‪#‎pacsupersonic

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We can’t wait to see you!!!

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