One of the Great Day-Trips in New Jersey

The beautiful thing about living in New Jersey is that it doesn’t take too long to get anywhere in this state. Day trips are abundant from Lakewood, NJ, home of Pine Belt Chevrolet, Pine Belt Subaru and Pine Belt Chrysler-Jeep, premier car dealerships in NJ. One in particular is the New Jersey State Museum.

A Museum and So Much More

About 45-minutes by car near Trenton, NJ is the New Jersey State Museum. Not a single member of the family will be bored at the at this site of over two million pieces of artwork, objects and treasures that have been collected since the early 1800s. This museum has everything from fossils to fine art, prehistoric finds to future finds to hope for. The museum is home to collections in ethnology, archaeology, natural history and are housed next to a 140-seat planetarium!

The Planetarium

Did you know that the first astronaut to walk on the moon, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin was a New Jersey native? You will find out about this and so much more at the New Jersey State Museum’s Planetarium. There you can see more than 6,000 stars with its precision projection system. The Planetarium hosts daily programs on the earth, moon and sun, laser space chases and the wildest weather in the solar system. You can check their website online for program times or to schedule group visits.

See Us First

Before you get on the road, plan to bring your vehicle into one of our service centers at Pine Belt Chevrolet, Pine Belt Subaru or Pine Belt Chrysler-Jeep. We are the top Lakewood car dealers and auto service centers. Let us get your vehicle road ready by changing your oil, checking the tires and topping off fluids. A summer check-up with us means you can feel confident and safe getting on your road trip. You can find out how to make an appointment by going on our websites at, and


Pine Belt Chevrolet

88 Ocean Ave

Lakewood, NJ 08701

Phone: 888.482.5920