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Clinton
Flemington
Frenchtown
High Bridge
Lambertville
Milford
Stockton
TRIAL of the CENTURY

In 1934, over 50,000 people flocked to Flemington to follow the trial of Bruno Hauptmann, charged for kidnapping Charles Lindburgh’s baby.

Historic Shopping Destination!

Throughout the early 1900’s, Flemington was the train stop about half way between Philadelphia and NYC. Patrons would stop in Flemington to shop at the then famous Flemington Furs, Fulpur Pottery and Flemington Cut Glass.

You can ride a steam engine!

All aboard at this family fun attraction starting in Flemington and then throughout the countryside. Ride on a historic train and even celebrate the holiday season with unique themed rides.

Do You Know Why It’s Called Frenchtown?

Records indicate that several families with French names settled here, and in the late 1790’s, people began to call the place “Frenchtown” after the language so many of its inhabitants spoke.

Host to Artists

Frenchtown’s connection to the arts goes back to the 1930s when authors James Agee and Nathanael West decided it was a good place to write. More recently Liz Gilbert wrote “The Signature of All Things” in 2013.

ArtYard

ArtYard is an alternative contemporary art gallery, theater, and residency program founded by a group of artists, filmmakers, curators, and writers.

Devil's Tea Table

A special place at the top of a cliff 250 ft. above the Delaware River, there is a stack of rocks known as the Devil’s Tea Table with a fabulous view of the river and valley.

The Red Mill is one of the Most Photographed Places in the Country.

Be sure to tour the museum and get a #selfie in front of it from the terrace of the Hunterdon Art Museum (another great museum to tour)!

Spruce Run and Round Valley Reservoirs

Looking to get out on the water in your boat or swim along the water’s edge? Head over to one of two reservoirs just minutes outside of Clinton.

The Landsdown Trail

Walk right from downtown Clinton over to the scenic Landsdown Trail.

The trail is a simple flat gravel path that runs along the South Branch of the Raritan River and through beautiful countryside.

The Solitude House was visited by several important figures during the American Revolution, such as George and Martha Washington, General Lafayette, Colonel Charles Stewart, and Aaron Burr.

The Union Ironworks produced cannon balls and rifle barrels for the American Revolution right in High Bridge.

Solitude Falls

Enjoy the beauty of these scenic falls that flow down from the South Branch of the Raritan River and Lake Solitude. The falls are just a short drive up the road from downtown.

The Columbia Trail

Walk right from downtown Clinton over to the scenic Landsdown Trail.

Right off of Main Street is access to a beautiful and simple path that takes you through the woods of Northern Hunterdon County. Be sure to look for little gnomes hiding along the way!

Top 15 Prettiest Towns in America…

...according to Forbes magazine! If that isn’t reason enough to visit, consider it was also recently named “#1 weekend getaway city in New Jersey”.

Antiques Capital of New Jersey

Hidden treasures and rare finds are everywhere at both large outdoor and indoor markets. For the true collector, RAGO Auction House is nationally recognized for their collections and expertise.

Delaware River Tubing

Take a safe and fun ride down the river on a tube, raft, canoe or kayak and enjoy the beautiful Delaware River.

ACME Screening Room + Music Mountain Theatre

Take in a live show at Music Mountain Theatre or an independent film at the Acme Screening Room.

Did You Know…

Under Riverside Treasures there is an Underground Tunnel used for delivering food from the basement of 23 Bridge Street to the Gibson House Hotel in the 1800’s!

Bobolink Dairy and Bakehouse

Take a trip and taste world renowned cheese just outside of downtown Milford. You can even take a baking class and learn historic ways of baking!

Delaware River Tubing

Take a safe and fun ride down the river on a tube, raft, canoe or kayak and enjoy the beautiful Delaware River.

Milford Bluffs

For the outdoor enthusiast, a hike to the top of the Milford Bluffs provides incredible views over the Delaware River.

Revolutionary War History

The river ferry located here was used by George Washington and his troops in the famous Christmas night crossing of the Delaware River during the Revolutionary War.

Bulls Island Recreation Center

The park as 30 miles of trails, picnic area, overlook and viewing points, historical programs, and canoeing PLUS 100 species of birds and other animals and plants.

Prallsville Mills

The 10-building complex includes a grist mill, linseed oil mill, saw mill, and granary, dating back to the late 1700s and considered a significant example of early American industrial architecture.

D&R Canal

You can bike along the quiet and pretty canal tow path from Stockton to Washington Crossing in Pennsylvania.

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Clinton

Explore charming downtown Clinton!  A unique blend of friendly small businesses, locally-owned shops, restaurants, and two museums, all surrounded by beautiful countryside. Clinton’s Historic Red Mill, nestled against the South Branch of the Raritan River, is the most photographed scene in New Jersey. The charming downtown is often described as straight out of a Norman Rockwell painting. Enduring Mom and Pop boutiques offer unique, eclectic gifts and apparel, and excellent restaurants aren’t to be missed. The Red Mill Museum Village gives visitors a peek into history, while the Hunterdon Art Museum directly across the South Branch of the Raritan River presents changing exhibitions of contemporary art. In addition, there are plenty of options for outdoor enthusiasts, including hiking the Landsdown Trail, kayaking the South Branch of the Raritan River, Fishing at Spruce Run Reservoir, and more.

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Flemington

Historic Flemington, Hunterdon County’s beautiful county seat, invites you to stroll quaint tree-lined streets and admire it’s charming buildings – 65% of the borough is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Flemington has always been a fascinating crossroads for shopping, agriculture, and the arts, and it has grown in recent years as a regional destination for innovative restaurants, and fabulous festivals and events in every season.

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  • Event - Jul 17, 2024

    Trivia Night

    Date: July 17th, 2024 Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Location: 44 Stangl Rd., Flemington, NJ

  • Event - Jul 18, 2024

    Sip & Stroll on Stangl

    Stangl Sip & Stroll from 5 pm to 9 pm Featuring Food & Drinks, Live Music, Shopping & Dancing along Stangl Road Drinks available at: *Lone Eagle Brewery: Craft Seasonal…

  • Event - Jul 18, 2024

    Music Under the Stars

    Hunterdon County's FREE annual summer concert series begins on June 27th--bring a picnic dinner and enjoy live music and the gorgeous sunsets at Deer Path Park! Concerts begin at 7:00…

  • Event - Jul 25, 2024

    Music Under the Stars

    Hunterdon County's FREE annual summer concert series begins on June 27th--bring a picnic dinner and enjoy live music and the gorgeous sunsets at Deer Path Park! Concerts begin at 7:00…

  • Event - Jul 27, 2024

    Main Street Sidewalk Sales

    Main Street Sidewalk Sales! 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Learn more HERE!

  • Event - Jul 27, 2024

    Flemington Car Shows

    The Flemington Car Shows run on Saturdays (check schedule for dates) all Summer long offering the community a source of fun free family entertainment. Each show, hundreds of some of…

  • Event - Aug 1, 2024

    Music Under the Stars

    Hunterdon County's FREE annual summer concert series begins on June 27th--bring a picnic dinner and enjoy live music and the gorgeous sunsets at Deer Path Park! Concerts begin at 7:00…

  • Event - Aug 6, 2024

    Live Acoustic Music

    The first Tuesday of each month enjoy live acoustic music. No cover. 6:30-8:30pm. 44 Stangl Rd, Flemington, NJ 08822 908-237-2255 info@loneeaglebrewing.com

  • Event - Aug 8, 2024

    Music Under the Stars

    Hunterdon County's FREE annual summer concert series begins on June 27th--bring a picnic dinner and enjoy live music and the gorgeous sunsets at Deer Path Park! Concerts begin at 7:00…

  • Event - Aug 10, 2024

    The 7th Annual Corn, Tomato, and Beer Festival

    A Farm-to-Festival Celebration of Local Jersey Tomatoes, Sweet Corn, and Craft Beer! This sweet summer event brings local farmers, boutique restaurants, food trucks, 10 craft breweries, live bands, artisans, and…

  • Event - Aug 10, 2024

    Flemington Car Shows

    The Flemington Car Shows run on Saturdays (check schedule for dates) all Summer long offering the community a source of fun free family entertainment. Each show, hundreds of some of…

  • Event - Aug 15, 2024

    Sip & Stroll on Stangl

    Stangl Sip & Stroll from 5 pm to 9 pm Featuring Food & Drinks, Live Music, Shopping & Dancing along Stangl Road Drinks available at: *Lone Eagle Brewery: Craft Seasonal…

  • Event - Aug 24, 2024

    Main Street Sidewalk Sales

    Main Street Sidewalk Sales! 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Learn more HERE!

  • Event - Aug 24, 2024

    Flemington Car Shows

    The Flemington Car Shows run on Saturdays (check schedule for dates) all Summer long offering the community a source of fun free family entertainment. Each show, hundreds of some of…

  • Event - Sep 3, 2024

    Live Acoustic Music

    The first Tuesday of each month enjoy live acoustic music. No cover. 6:30-8:30pm. 44 Stangl Rd, Flemington, NJ 08822 908-237-2255 info@loneeaglebrewing.com

Frenchtown

In Frenchtown, explore funky shops that blend the old and the new! Frenchtown is a passionate community located along the banks of the Delaware River. Boasting gorgeous Victorian architecture, rich history and the sheer beauty of the Delaware River through every season. Frenchtown’s draw lies in the eclectic selection of downtown businesses, thriving art community, localing residing artists and artisans, family run restaurants and a curious assortment of annual events.  The magic of Frenchtown is a mix of all these traits and then some! The only way to explain how it feels to be here can be encapsulated in two simple words…Love Frenchtown.

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  • Event - Jul 28, 2024

    Natural Dye Workshop

    In this two hour workshop, join Rebecca Kelly (artist) as she guides you through the process of natural dyeing with materials from the flower garden. The afternoon will begin with…

  • Event - Sep 1, 2024

    Frenchtown Riverfest

    Sunday, September 1st 2024 Sunbeam Lenape Park & Downtown Frenchtown 11 am-7 pm Learn more HERE!

High Bridge

This Borough’s older homes, dramatic church and bridge construction make this town a visual treat to bikers, hikers, and those just passing through. Recreation in High Bridge is plentiful. Main Street is dotted with eclectic dining and shopping options and just off Main street is an entrance to a section of the Columbia Trail — the state’s longest jogging and biking trail. Alongside the trail is Lake Solitude and Ken Lockwood Gorge on the south branch of the Raritan River — a well-known fly-fishing spot.

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  • High Bridge

    Circa

    37 Main St, High Bridge

    Phone: (908) 638-5560

    Website: circa-restaurant.com

  • High Bridge

    Polka Dot Cafe

    76 Main Street, High Bridge

    Phone: (908) 638-9066

    Website: polkadotcafenj.com

  • High Bridge

    Rascal Salvage Vintage

    7 McDonald Street, High Bridge

    Website: rascalsalvagevintage.com

  • Hunterdon County’s Outdoor Dining Scene

    Picturesque Patios and Picnic Tables Await! Sunshine on your skin, lazy afternoons stretching out before you – summer's siren song is hard to resist. And what better way to answer…

  • Unleash the Fun

    Exploring Hunterdon County with Your Furry Best Friend Hunterdon County, New Jersey, isn't just a haven for history buffs and nature enthusiasts – it's a tail-wagging wonderland for dogs and…

  • Empty Nester Adventures in Hunterdon

    Calling all empty nesters in Hunterdon County! Entering the empty nest phase of life is a significant transition that brings both challenges and newfound opportunities. For those residing in Hunterdon…

  • Your New Favorite Fishing Spot is in Hunterdon County, NJ

    Whether you’re new to the art of sport fishing, or you’re a seasoned pro, Hunterdon County has an abundance of fishing opportunities to get you in the game! With a…

  • A Great Day Filled With Dog-Friendly Activities!

    Looking for dog-friendly activities? Bring Your Dog Along: Explore Dog-Friendly Activities in High Bridge and Clinton Township! No matter what you plan on getting into this weekend, don’t forget to…

  • Round Valley Reservoir and more!

    What to do in Hunterdon after you’ve enjoyed Round Valley Reservoir? So you and your family have just enjoyed some time on the water at Round Valley Reservoir or Spruce Run Recreation Area…

  • A Glorious Day in High Bridge!

    Hop off the train in High Bridge - or - step into Scouts Coffee Bar for a hot or cold brew! Either way, High Bridge is the place for you!…

Lambertville

Lambertville was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the “Top 15 Prettiest Towns in America.”! From symphony concert in the park to the world-renowned Bucks County Playhouse, Lambertville and the surrounding area has everything you’re looking for in culture and adventure. The area in and around Lambertville is brimming with talent in the performing arts, whether it’s an independent movie screening, a symphony concert, or a live production at the world-renowned Bucks County Playhouse. Looking for some fun? Head outdoors! Rent a canoe for an afternoon paddle on the beautiful Delaware River. Or keep your feet on solid ground and enjoy a romantic carriage ride or a bike ride along the canal. Lambertville has it all!

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  • Event - Jul 17, 2024

    Trivia Night

    Join Bucks on Bridge every Wednesday Night for a fun game of Trivia. Anyone can play and the winner will win a prize. Address: 25 Bridge St Lambertville, NJ 08530

  • Event - Jul 24, 2024

    Trivia Night

    Join Bucks on Bridge every Wednesday Night for a fun game of Trivia. Anyone can play and the winner will win a prize. Address: 25 Bridge St Lambertville, NJ 08530

  • Event - Jul 31, 2024

    Trivia Night

    Join Bucks on Bridge every Wednesday Night for a fun game of Trivia. Anyone can play and the winner will win a prize. Address: 25 Bridge St Lambertville, NJ 08530

  • Event - Aug 7, 2024

    Trivia Night

    Join Bucks on Bridge every Wednesday Night for a fun game of Trivia. Anyone can play and the winner will win a prize. Address: 25 Bridge St Lambertville, NJ 08530

  • Event - Aug 14, 2024

    Trivia Night

    Join Bucks on Bridge every Wednesday Night for a fun game of Trivia. Anyone can play and the winner will win a prize. Address: 25 Bridge St Lambertville, NJ 08530

  • Event - Aug 21, 2024

    Trivia Night

    Join Bucks on Bridge every Wednesday Night for a fun game of Trivia. Anyone can play and the winner will win a prize. Address: 25 Bridge St Lambertville, NJ 08530

  • Event - Aug 28, 2024

    Trivia Night

    Join Bucks on Bridge every Wednesday Night for a fun game of Trivia. Anyone can play and the winner will win a prize. Address: 25 Bridge St Lambertville, NJ 08530

  • Event - Sep 4, 2024

    Trivia Night

    Join Bucks on Bridge every Wednesday Night for a fun game of Trivia. Anyone can play and the winner will win a prize. Address: 25 Bridge St Lambertville, NJ 08530

  • Event - Sep 11, 2024

    Trivia Night

    Join Bucks on Bridge every Wednesday Night for a fun game of Trivia. Anyone can play and the winner will win a prize. Address: 25 Bridge St Lambertville, NJ 08530

  • Event - Sep 18, 2024

    Trivia Night

    Join Bucks on Bridge every Wednesday Night for a fun game of Trivia. Anyone can play and the winner will win a prize. Address: 25 Bridge St Lambertville, NJ 08530

  • Event - Sep 25, 2024

    Trivia Night

    Join Bucks on Bridge every Wednesday Night for a fun game of Trivia. Anyone can play and the winner will win a prize. Address: 25 Bridge St Lambertville, NJ 08530

  • Event - Oct 2, 2024

    Trivia Night

    Join Bucks on Bridge every Wednesday Night for a fun game of Trivia. Anyone can play and the winner will win a prize. Address: 25 Bridge St Lambertville, NJ 08530

  • Event - Oct 9, 2024

    Trivia Night

    Join Bucks on Bridge every Wednesday Night for a fun game of Trivia. Anyone can play and the winner will win a prize. Address: 25 Bridge St Lambertville, NJ 08530

  • Event - Oct 16, 2024

    Trivia Night

    Join Bucks on Bridge every Wednesday Night for a fun game of Trivia. Anyone can play and the winner will win a prize. Address: 25 Bridge St Lambertville, NJ 08530

  • Event - Oct 23, 2024

    Trivia Night

    Join Bucks on Bridge every Wednesday Night for a fun game of Trivia. Anyone can play and the winner will win a prize. Address: 25 Bridge St Lambertville, NJ 08530

Milford

A small town along the Delaware River, Milford is a picturesque and quaint community with a unique historical backdrop offering many interesting sites and distractions to the every day. Experiencing Milford’s river town, along with Delaware River town neighbors to the north and south, promises to make a visit to the area a rewarding one. Milford has a variety of shopping and dining options and is a great launch-point to explore Hunterdon’s vineyards, farms, and outdoor adventure options. Explore Milford.  You’ll be glad you did, and you probably cannot help but make some new friends along the way.

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Oldwick

Nestled within the picturesque Tewksbury Township countryside, a historic road gently guides you to the charming town of Oldwick. Originally known as New Germantown, it was later rechristened as Oldwick, a name that embodies its rich heritage as the “Old Village.” A day in Oldwick begins with a step back in time and stroll down the tree lined main street of historic Oldwick, stop in the general store to grab a bite and enjoy a peek into the mix of quirky and refined shops along the way, before heading off, spend the day browsing the shelves at the local book store relax and end your day eating and drinking on the patio of the Inn.

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Stockton

Just north of Lambertville, alongside the Delaware River, sits the tiny Victorian-era town of Stockton. This tranquil town has a yesteryear feel, with Victorian-era buildings enjoying new lives as inns, restaurants and galleries. A river – more specifically, the Delaware River – runs alongside Stockton and with the river comes a section of the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park and its top-notch recreational facilities. Although the D&R Canal is 44 miles long, many highlights are located in the Stockton area.The Bulls Island Recreation Area (three miles north) is a small, forested island with stands of sycamore and silver maples and the only place on the canal with camping facilities (43 sites).In Stockton, the 19th-century Prallsville Mills (part of the D&R Canal) includes original saw, grist and linseed mills and the John Pralls Jr. Historic Manor House.

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  • Event - Jul 20, 2024

    Summer Goat Fun Days

    Duration 45 minutes Join Us for an Afternoon Among The Goats! Looking to visit a farm and hang out with some goats? Step into our designated play area and experience…

  • Event - Jul 20, 2024

    Farmer for a Day

    Gorgeous Goat Creamery 71 Featherbed Ln, Stockton, NJ 08559 Roll up your sleeves and put your boots on! This is an experience like none other. Join us for our evening…

  • Event - Jul 21, 2024

    Beginner Cheese Class

    Have you ever wondered how cheese is made?  This special opportunity may be just what you are looking for.  Visit the farm this summer for 2-3 hours to learn how…

  • Event - Jul 27, 2024

    Summer Goat Fun Days

    Duration 45 minutes Join Us for an Afternoon Among The Goats! Looking to visit a farm and hang out with some goats? Step into our designated play area and experience…

  • Event - Jul 27, 2024

    Farmer for a Day

    Gorgeous Goat Creamery 71 Featherbed Ln, Stockton, NJ 08559 Roll up your sleeves and put your boots on! This is an experience like none other. Join us for our evening…

  • Event - Jul 28, 2024

    Summer Goat Fun Days

    Duration 45 minutes Join Us for an Afternoon Among The Goats! Looking to visit a farm and hang out with some goats? Step into our designated play area and experience…

  • Event - Jul 28, 2024

    Summer Farm Yoga with The Goats

    Duration 1 Hour About Experience a peaceful summer farm yoga session with our friendly, older goats! Certified yoga instructor Kathy will lead you through a rejuvenating yoga session, tailored for…

  • Event - Aug 3, 2024

    Summer Goat Fun Days

    Duration 45 minutes Join Us for an Afternoon Among The Goats! Looking to visit a farm and hang out with some goats? Step into our designated play area and experience…

  • Event - Aug 4, 2024

    Beginner Cheese Class

    Have you ever wondered how cheese is made?  This special opportunity may be just what you are looking for.  Visit the farm this summer for 2-3 hours to learn how…

  • Event - Aug 10, 2024

    Summer Goat Fun Days

    Duration 45 minutes Join Us for an Afternoon Among The Goats! Looking to visit a farm and hang out with some goats? Step into our designated play area and experience…

  • Event - Aug 11, 2024

    Handmade Soap Making Workshop

    Gorgeous Goat Creamery Do you love using handmade soap? Learn to make it yourself during this class at Gorgeous Goat Creamery. You'll make your very own bars of soap to…

  • Event - Aug 11, 2024

    Summer Goat Fun Days

    Duration 45 minutes Join Us for an Afternoon Among The Goats! Looking to visit a farm and hang out with some goats? Step into our designated play area and experience…

  • Event - Aug 11, 2024

    Summer Farm Yoga with The Goats

    Duration 1 Hour About Experience a peaceful summer farm yoga session with our friendly, older goats! Certified yoga instructor Kathy will lead you through a rejuvenating yoga session, tailored for…

  • Event - Aug 17, 2024

    Summer Goat Fun Days

    Duration 45 minutes Join Us for an Afternoon Among The Goats! Looking to visit a farm and hang out with some goats? Step into our designated play area and experience…

  • Event - Aug 24, 2024

    Summer Goat Fun Days

    Duration 45 minutes Join Us for an Afternoon Among The Goats! Looking to visit a farm and hang out with some goats? Step into our designated play area and experience…