American Dream

American Dream

NJ TRANSIT can help you reach American Dream, New Jersey's new entertainment, retail, and dining destination in the Meadowlands, with easy access from multiple local bus routes.

American Dream is an unparalleled mix of world-class entertainment, retail and dining. Located in East Rutherford, New Jersey, and just minutes from New York City, the center is comprised of over 3 million square feet of leading attractions that include DreamWorks Water Park, Nickelodeon Universe, Big SNOW, Angry Birds Not So Mini Golf Club, The Rink, Out of This World Blacklight Mini Golf, and a wide range of premier dining and retail stores. 

Experience the largest indoor theme park in the Western Hemisphere that has over 35 rides and attractions, including The Shredder, The Shellraiser, and Nickelodeon's Skyline Scream. Additionally, Big SNOW is the first of its kind in North America, being the only indoor real-snow park on the continent.  DreamWorks Water Park, North America’s largest indoor water park, is home to the largest indoor wave pool, the longest hydro-magnetic coaster, and the tallest indoor body slide in the world.  

Expect to see flagship locations for H&M, Uniqlo, and PRIMARK, as well as Lululemon, Sephora, Aritzia, Zara and IT’SUGAR, the world’s first “candy department store.”   

For fun dining options, check out their wide range of food spots including Wetzel’s Pretzels, Grisini Coffee shops, Cinnabon, Panda Bubble Tea, Real Fruit Bubble Tea, Red Mango and more. The Coca-Cola Eats food court features an expanded list of local and international cuisine, including Charley’s Philly Steaks, Kelly’s Cajun Grill, Latin Grill, Wendy’s and more.  

For more information on current health safety protocols that American Dream has implemented, americandream.com or follow American Dream on Instagram: @americandream

Important Note About Tickets

Check the American Dream website for hours of operation and ticket availability before buying your round-trip transit tickets in advance.

Local Bus Service

Three local bus routes serve American Dream:



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Travel tips

  • Purchase your tickets on the NJ TRANSIT Mobile App prior to travel. The app offers the most convenient way to purchase your ticket or pass.
  • Most local buses require exact change in coins or $1 bills.

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