BACKGROUND: Looking for a different kind of day trip? How about a monster truck show or motorcross racing? Raceway Park in the Englishtown section of Old Bridge Township offers families the chance to see Top Fuel Dragsters and Funny Cars drag race down the track at speeds in excess of 330 mph.

INSIDER INFO: Raceway Park hosts a full schedule of family fun events, featuring a variety of the nation's top drivers from many forms of racing. The nights begin with visiting the drivers and getting their autographs, and the fun continues in the food court where families can take pictures with favorite cartoon characters.

WHERE: Raceway Park is located at 230 Pension Road in Englishtown.,+230+Pension+Road,+Englishtown,+NJ&sll=40.280573,-73.97644&sspn=0.236248,0.614548&ie=UTF8&hq=Raceway+Park,&hnear=230+Pension+Rd,+Englishtown,+NJ+07726&ll=40.334637,-74.348001&spn=0.029507,0.076818&z=14&iwloc=B" target="_blank">CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS.

HOURS AND COST: Spectator tickets are $30 for adults; $10 for children ages 6-11. Children 5 and under are admitted free, and there is no charge for parking. Call 732-446-7800

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