The City of Camden, NJ
Camden is a popular city in the state of New Jersey with a total of 78,788 residents living there. Camden is ranked as the sixth most populated city in New Jersey and the 358th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Camden County. The largest nearby city to Camden is Philadelphia, approximately 12 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Camden, including Denny's Restaurant, Burger King, Hing San Restaurant, Arelis Restaurant and Golden Dragon Restaurant. For a larger selection of Camden restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Camden Museums, Aquariums and/or Casinos, including the Walt Whitman House, SugarHouse Casino, Pomona Hall, Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial and Adventure Aquarium. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Camden please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 6 airports are located in or near Camden:
- Mount Holly South Jersey Regional Airport (LLY)
- Northeast Philadelphia Airport (PNE)
- Philadelphia Intl. Airport (PHL)
- Princeton Airport (PCT)
- Trenton Mercer Airport (TTN)
- Wilmington New Castle Airport (ILG)
Camden, New Jersey Climate and WeatherIn the month of July, Camden experiences an average high temperature of 87 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in July are usually about 67 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.52 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Camden with daytime temperatures averaging 83 degrees in the summer, and 44 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Camden to receive an average of 3.32 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.33 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 104 degrees in the summer and as low as -7 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Camden should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 66 degrees, and nighttime lows of 45.
Camden, New Jersey Attractions
1Abington Art Center - , Jenkintown,
Abington Art Center, located in the northern suburbs of Philadelphia, PA is a non-collecting contemporary art museum with exhibition galleries and a sculpture park. Abington Art Center’s mission is to cultivate the power of the arts – inspiring individuals and strengthening community. The Art Center supports its mission through exhibitions, a studio school for visual arts & dance, community education programs and public events at its Jenkintown, Pennsylvania cultural campus.
2Academy of Natural Sciences - , Philadelphia,
The Academy of Natural Sciences is the oldest natural science research institution and museum in the New World. It was founded in 1812 by many of the leading naturalists of the young republic with its expressed mission of "the encouragement and cultivation of the sciences." For over nearly two centuries of continuous operations, the Academy has sponsored expeditions, conducted original environmental and systematics research, and amassed natural history collections containing more than 17 million specimens.
3Adventure Aquarium - Camden,
The Adventure Aquarium, formerly the New Jersey State Aquarium, is a for-profit educational entertainment attraction operated in Camden, New Jersey on the Delaware River waterfront by the Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation. It originally debuted in 1992, and re-opened in its current form on May 25, 2005, featuring about eight thousand animals living in varied forms of semi-aquatic, freshwater, and marine habitats.
4African American Museum in Philadelphia - , Philadelphia,
39°57′10.07″N 75°9′5.65″W / 39.9527972°N 75.1515694°W / 39.9527972; -75.1515694
5Ambassador Course at Hickory Valley Golf Club - , Gilbertsville,
The Ambassador Course at Hickory Valley Golf Club is a 36 hole public golf course in Montgomery County Pennsylvania. Built in 1968, this Gilbertsville course is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 610-754-9862. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 1921 Ludwig Rd, Gilbertsville, PA 19525
6American Helicopter Museum & Education Center - , West Chester,
The American Helicopter Museum & Education Center is a museum that can be found at 1220 American Boulevard, West Chester, Pennsylvania. The transport museum focuses on the history, science and technology of rotary wing aviation. The collection contains over 40 civilian and military autogyros, convertiplanes and helicopters, including some early generation models. The museum also contains an extensive research library.
7American Philosophical Society Museum - , Philadelphia,
The American Philosophical Society is a discussion group founded in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin as an offshoot of his earlier club, the Junto. Through research grants, published journals, the upkeep of the American Philosophical Society Museum, an extensive library, and regular meetings, the society continues to advance careful study in a wide variety of disciplines in the humanities and the sciences. The museum is located immediately east of Independence Hall and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966.
8American Swedish Historical Museum - , Philadelphia,
The American Swedish Historical Museum is the oldest Swedish-American museum in the US. It is located in Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park in the South Philadelphia neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on part of a historic 17th-century land grant originally provided by Queen Christina of Sweden to settlers of New Sweden.
9Amstel House - , New Castle,
Amstel House, which is also referred to as Dr. Finney House, is a preserved building in New Castle, Delaware in the US. 19th century New Castle's decline meant that many owners of homes could no longer afford to make changes to them, which is why so many buildings were preserved. That changed, however, when New Castle was "rediscovered" during the Colonial Revival phase of the 1920s and 1930s and old buildings began to be torn down and replaced by new construction.
10Andalusia (Nicholas Biddle Estate) - , Andalusia,
Andalusia, which is also referred to as the Nicholas Biddle Estate, is an historic mansion and surrounding estate that can be found on the Delaware River just north of Philadelphia in the village named Andalusia for it in Bensalem Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Camden, New Jersey Hotels
1Comfort Inn Downtown Historic / Area
100 N Christopher Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19106
3Hyatt Regency Philadelphia At Penn's Landing
201 S Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Camden, New Jersey Restaurants
This is a list of Camden Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fast Foods & Carry Out, Chinese Restaurants and Pizza Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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