Historic Inn is Charming Starting Point for Holiday Shopping in Hunterdon
(Courtesy of Woolverton Inn)
The holiday season at the Woolverton Inn is always a favorite time of year – from the Manor House decorations to the sometimes snow covered countryside around the property, it is a “can’t miss” time to visit! It is also the perfect time for holiday shopping at unique shops and artisan boutiques throughout the region. Step into a winter village in historic Clinton, explore antique shops and unique stores in Lambertville and New Hope, enjoy beautiful art and artisanal stores in Frenchtown, discover the historic Prallsville Mills and their unique holiday events, and so much more!
A Victorian Christmas in Historic Clinton
Drive along the country roads from Woolverton Inn to the charming Town of Clinton. For Christmas time, they go all out, particularly on the weekend after Thanksgiving, known as “Dickens Days.” In the center of town, you’ll find the Red Mill Museum which is located across the old iron truss bridge over the waterfalls from the downtown. The Red Mill is the most photographed place in NJ because it is stunning in every season. The grounds are filled with the Festival of Trees, which are decorated with various themes – you can even vote for your favorites! Clinton is a favorite place for holiday shopping with unique independent businesses and beautiful decorations throughout town. Candlelight night is December 15th – a magical way to experience Clinton and enjoy holiday shopping.
Lambertville and New Hope, PA – From Antique to Unique
Lambertville and New Hope are filled with fantastic antique stores, art galleries and unique shops for the best holiday shopping experience. The Antique Center at the People’s Store is like a museum itself – with several levels of antiques to peruse, you can spend plenty of time exploring every corner! If you’d like to see some fine examples of art from the New Hope School? Stop by Jim’s of Lambertville to see their impressive collection of these well-known paintings. Looking for something a bit more low key? Stroll across the Delaware River via the bridge and browse an outstanding book collection at Farley’s Bookshop! Right nearby is another great stop for lunch or snacks, at the New Hope Ferry Market.
Frenchtown is known for its unique shops and galleries – from Art Yard’s art experience, to the eclectic Sunbeam General Store, there is always something fun to see! For the holiday season, garland and lights drape across the downtown area, and stores get decked out in the spirit too! Recently renovated and filled with amazing books, the Frenchtown Bookshop is a great place for holiday shopping for the book lovers on your list. Across the way is Modern Love, a modern décor inspired shop filled with items big and small. Looking to find something truly special? Pop into Sublime to find a special item for yourself and or someone you know! Plant lover in your life? The Gather Flower Shop has lots to offer! For lovely women’s clothing and classic accessories, stop in at Lord Ivy, and then have lunch at the famous Frenchtown Café!
After exploring around the area for your holiday shopping experience, step back into the charming little town of Stockton, home of the Wolverton Inn. The Prallsville Mills are a perfect stop, not only for the holiday selfie you’ll want to take with this magnificent backdrop, but also for checking out the Winter Fine Arts and Crafts show on December 3rd and 4th. This very special show is a two-day event featuring the works of artisans, artists and jewelers from around the region. Looking for a fine bottle of wine to gift someone, or to take back to your room after a day of shopping? Look no further than Stockton Fine Wine & Spirits.
Tis the Season at the Woolverton Inn
Looking for something different? A stay at the Wolverton Inn is a charming starting point to a day or weekend of holiday shopping. Or, give the gift of time, rest and peace with a gift certificate to the historic Woolverton Inn.
Relax and warm up by the fire in the living room with coffee or hot cocoa and fresh baked cookies. Or, take a sip of Dubliner whiskey to warm you up!
The Woolverton Inn welcomes you for a holiday season, whether for holiday shopping or just a peaceful time away, the Woolverton will greet you with warmth and cheer this season!