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Destination Camden - River LINE

Camden

Camden's renaissance is one of the greatest turnaround stories of the 21st century. Looking for a growing community to catch a concert, relax in the open air or savor the cheesesteak that gives Philly a run for its money? You've got lots of reasons to visit Camden and lots of convenient ways to get there on NJ TRANSIT. 

River LINE is a convenient and relaxing way to travel to Camden and visit entertainment and family-friendly destinations along the waterfront. And, it's easy to make travel connections between River LINE, NJ TRANSIT buses, and PATCO.

Adventure Aquarium

Discover Life Underwater!  Adventure Aquarium is just minutes from downtown Philadelphia on the Camden Waterfront and features one-of-a-kind exhibits with more than 15,000 aquatic species throughout two million gallons of water. Meet with animal experts and learn about the variety of sea creatures that call this place home. Make sure to visit our Deals & Discounts page to see how you can save on Adventure Aquarium tickets when you ride NJ TRANSIT.

Get there: River Line to Aquarium Light Rail Station

Battleship New Jersey

Batten down the hatches for a wild ride at Battleship New Jersey! Decommissioned for the final time in 1991 and converted into a museum in 2001, the USS New Jersey served during WWII, the Korean War, Vietnam War, Lebanese Civil War, and as a training ship in other locations. Purchase tickets for guided or self-guided tours.

Get there: River Line to Entertainment Center Station and walk down Clinton Street to the waterfront.

BB&T Pavilion

Check out BB&T Pavilion to see upcoming events and get your tickets. Past artists have included Green Day, Zac Brown Band, Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows. Afraid the show might go late? NJ TRANSIT frequently works with BB&T Pavilion to extend light rail service or bus service to make sure you can get home.

Get there: River Line to Entertainment Center Station. Trains operate before and after Saturday shows. On other nights, post-show trains operate between Waterfront Entertainment Center and Pennsauken Transit Center, where a convenient shuttle bus connects to other stations. Free parking is available at Route 73, Pennsauken Transit Center, and 36th Street stations.

Wiggins Waterfront Park & Camden Children's Garden

Pack a picnic and head to the Camden waterfront for great views of the Philadelphia skyline from Wiggins Waterfront Park.

At Camden Children's Garden, located in Wiggins Waterfront Park, children can explore the natural world, see examples of urban streetscapes and gardens, ride the Garden Carousel or Arrow River Train, and cool off in the spray garden.

Get there: River line to Aquarium Light Rail Station and head to the waterfront.