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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 - Mar 12, 2024

    Chess Night

    Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Location: 44 Stangl Rd, Flemington Learn to play chess or already know how? This night is for you if you are 18yrs+. A fun…

  • Event - Mar 19, 2024

    Sip N Stitch

    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: 44 Stangl Rd, Flemington, NJ

  • Event - Apr 9, 2024

    Sip N Stitch

    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Location: 44 Stangl Rd, Flemington, NJ

  • Event - Apr 27, 2024

    The Rite of Spring

    The Hunterdon Symphony proudly presents Igor Stravinsky's epic classic, right here in Hunterdon County!

  • Event - Jun 27, 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 - Sep 7, 2024

    Salsa Night

    Join us in September for this FREE annual street festival featuring live Salsa bands, food, dancing (and lessons) beer, wine, vendors and kids activities! This event benefits Hunterdon Helpline, a…

  • Event - Sep 14, 2024

    Central Jersey Jazz Festival

    Experience the sounds of today’s best live jazz in downtown Flemington at this FREE annual event.

  • Event - Sep 13, 2025

    Central Jersey Jazz Festival

    Experience the sounds of today’s best live jazz in downtown Flemington at this FREE annual event.

  • Event - Sep 13, 2025

    Central Jersey Jazz Festival

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  • Event - Oct 28, 2025

    Covered Bridge Artisans Spring Studio Tour

    Come to Hunterdon's countryside to see high quality craft produced by artisans in their architecturally interesting studios. Participating studios span Lambertville and Stockton, NJ, and New Hope, PA.

  • Event - Sep 12, 2026

    Central Jersey Jazz Festival

    Experience the sounds of today’s best live jazz in downtown Flemington at this FREE annual event.

  • Event - Sep 12, 2026

    Central Jersey Jazz Festival

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  • Event - Oct 27, 2026

    Covered Bridge Artisans Spring Studio Tour

    Come to Hunterdon's countryside to see high quality craft produced by artisans in their architecturally interesting studios. Participating studios span Lambertville and Stockton, NJ, and New Hope, PA.

  • Event - Sep 11, 2027

    Central Jersey Jazz Festival

    Experience the sounds of today’s best live jazz in downtown Flemington at this FREE annual event.

  • Event - Sep 11, 2027

    Central Jersey Jazz Festival

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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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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

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 - Mar 6, 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 - Mar 13, 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 - Mar 20, 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 - Mar 27, 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 - Apr 3, 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 - Apr 10, 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 - Apr 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 - Apr 20, 2024

    Lambertville Shad Fest

    Learn more HERE!

  • Event - Apr 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 - May 1, 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 - May 8, 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 - May 15, 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 - May 22, 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 - May 29, 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 - Jun 5, 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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  • Event - May 4, 2024

    Raritan River Music Festival

    Throughout the month of May, enjoy favorite classical chamber music performed alongside exciting new music by composers with ancestry from around the world against a backdrop of Hunterdon County's historic…

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 - Apr 7, 2024

    Shearing Fest

    It’s harvest time! Join us Sunday, April 7 from 10am - 3pm At WoodsEdge, farming for fiber has been a multi-generational labor of love. Fred Walker was known as a…