Pack up the kids. The largest indoor theme park with rides, ice skating, water slides and skiing in the only indoor real snow park is less than 4 hours from central New York and it's opening.

Nickelodeon Universe, with over 35 rides, opens at American Dream Mall in East Rutherford, New Jersey October 25th. Take a ride on the Shredder, Skyline Scream or the Shellraiser with a 122 foot drop. Meet SpongeBob, Dora The Explorer, and all your Nickelodeon friends at the 8.5 acre theme park where you can even get slimed on the Nickelodeon Slime Stage.

Tickets are $39.99 or get an all-access pass for $49.99.

Ice Rink

The rink will also open at American Dream Mall October 25. The NHL-regulation size ice rink features activities for the entire family, including open skating, figure skating and hockey tournaments. A spooky skate is planned for October 31st .

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Dreamworks Water Park

In November, the largest indoor water park opens with 40 water slides, a lazy river and a 1.5 acre wave pool, the biggest in the world. Dreamworks Water Park also features the world's tallest indoor body slide with a 142 foot drop. It's set to open November 27th.

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Big Snow

You can ski and snowboard year round at North America’s only indoor real-snow park. Big SNOW has a bunny hill for beginners, black diamond for the experts and everything in between. There will also be private lessons and rentals available when Big Snow opens December 5th.

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American Dream Mall is on 1 American Dream Way in East Rutherford, New Jersey, a little over 3 and a half hours from Utica, New York. Perfect for a day or weekend trip with the kids.