26 Things to Do in Hunterdon County: One in Each Town!

Discover the hidden gems of Hunterdon County as we explore 26 captivating activities, one in each municipality. From scenic hikes in the Highlands Preserve to art appreciation at the Hunterdon Art Museum, there’s something for everyone. Savor farm-fresh delights at Bonacorsi Family Farm, immerse yourself in history at the Red Mill Museum Village, or unwind with a glass of wine at a charming vineyard. Embark on an unforgettable journey across this enchanting county!

Sky cafe

Sky Manor Cafe at Sky Manor Airport in Alexandria  offers a delightful culinary experience amidst the scenic beauty of Hunterdon County, NJ. With its inviting ambiance and panoramic views, this charming cafe is the perfect place to savor delicious meals and refreshing beverages while enjoying the captivating sights of planes taking off and landing.

Tower Hill Reserve

Check out Tower Hill Reserve Park in Bethlehem and take a stroll on the Highlands Trail that extends over 100 miles from New York’s Hudson River to New Jersey. Be sure to enjoy the scenery including spotted salamanders, eastern bluebirds, and red oaks!

Blue Moon Farm, LLC

If you’re looking to see Hunterdon County from another lens or you are looking for the perfect weekend getaway, Blue Moon Farm is perfect for a weekend exploring the area! Located on the beautiful Delaware River Valley, you will find that Blue Moon Farm is the epitome of small-town charm. Check it out on Airbnb – you won’t regret it!

Rambo’s Country Store

In business for over 120 years, Rambo’s is a staple in the Califon community. The family-owned country store offers a selection of delicious deli meat sandwiches, fresh pot pies, and wonderful company. Stop by for a delicious lunch or dinner and then take a ride on the Columbia trail!

Red Mill Museum Village

Check out the Red Mill Museum for a taste of rich Hunterdon County history. Once serving as a grist mill, the red mill sets the scene for downtown Clinton’s beauty. Be sure to snap a picture with the mill and check out the art exhibits on display inside the museum.

Beaver Brook

If you or someone in your family loves to golf, Beaver Brook is a must see for Hunterdon County! Tee up on the beautiful course with picturesque views of Hunterdon County and Spruce Run Reservoir. Afterwards, grab a bite at the Grille & Bar.

The Farmers Table

If you’re interested in locally sourced products, Farmer’s Table is the place for you! Every product sold in the store is produced on a local farm and ethically sourced with an emphasis on maintaining positive relationships with the community. Be sure to stop in and shop!

Old York Cellars Winery

Book a tasting at Old York Cellars to sample the delicious wines of Hunterdon County. Enjoy the scenic views while sampling a variety of wines each delicately paired with a variety of food offerings. For the perfect weekend day out, schedule a wine tasting with friends!

Humdoo Ice Cream

For those with a sweet tooth, Humdoo is the perfect place to grab a scoop (Or two) of ice cream. Offering a multitude of unique flavors, Humdoo is a community staple. Be sure to check out the other local businesses on Stangl Road to grab a bite to eat or a beer!

Bonacorsi Family Farm

Visiting Bonacorsi Farm throughout the summer and autumn months for a U-pick is fun for the whole family! Pick your own strawberries, snow peas, and apples amongst other locally grown fruits and veggies. Check out the farm’s website for their current offerings and hours.

Perfect Day Cafe

For your caffeine fix, make sure to stop by Perfect Day Café in downtown Frenchtown. The organic roastery prides itself on selling high quality coffee products sources from small farmer owned micro-lots and co-ops. With a variety of bold flavors, Perfect Day Café is a coffee lovers paradise.

Hot Rod’s Hot Dogs

Hot Rod’s hot dogs offers a delicious selection of hot dogs and fries for the Glen Gardner community. Be sure to stop in this quaint shop to grab a bite as you explore the northern side of Hunterdon County.

Emelise Alpacas

Visit Emelise Alpacas to pick up some unique gifts! This farm store offers a selection of yarn and other alpaca fiber goodies. While you’re there, be sure to check out the friendly alpacas!

Gronsky’s Milk House

Gronsky’s boasts the largest pancakes in Hunterdon County! A rotating menu of unique seasonal pancake flavors and a delicious selection of ice cream flavors makes Gronsky’s a favorite for the whole family. Stop by Gronsky’s for some delicious home cooking and bring your appetite!

Holland Highlands Preserve

For the nature lovers in the family, Highlands Preserve is a beautiful location to go on a hike, fish, or simply admire the beautiful Hunterdon County foliage. The preserve is especially vibrant in the autumn months with beautiful colorful leaves and a crisp breeze.

Gorgeous Goat Creamery & Soap

Gorgeous Goat Farm is a unique location to have some farm fun! Gorgeous Goat has it all – baby goat visits, fresh goat milk cheese, and in-depth educational farm tours. After having some quality time with the goats, be sure to pick up goat milk, cheese, and soap all made on the farm!

ACME Screening Room

ACME screening room is a fantastic non-profit independent and documentary film series that regularly features guest speakers, community discussion, and exhibitions. Be sure to check out a film at ACME to join the community in thoughtful reflection and interesting company.

Sunken Silo Brew Works

When in Lebanon, check out Sunken Silo Brewery! With a variety of beers ranging from sours to stouts, Sunken Silo really has something for all beer drinkers. Don’t like beer? No problem! With a hard seltzer and gluten free beer option, Sunken Silo is really a place for everyone!

Township of Lebanon Museum

For a look into the county’s rich history head over to the Township of Lebanon Museum on Musconetcong River Road. The museum will give you a holistic look into the extraordinary citizens of Lebanon Township and the historic school districts amongst a variety of other interesting and educational activities. Voted the 2022 best museum in Hunterdon, the Lebanon Township museum is a must see!

Descendants Brewing Company

Descendants Brewing Company offers delicious food and drinks! With a variety of house and external brews, Descendants offers something to all beer lovers! If you’re a foodie don’t fret. Descendants has an extensive menu offering a variety of appetizers, entrees, and desserts for the whole family!

Hunterdon Hidden Hangout

Hunterdon Hidden Hangout is the home to 7 local businesses offering various services like bachelor parties, birthday parties, guitar lessons, or a glass of beer! This hidden gem in Hunterdon County is the perfect one stop shop for a great Saturday in Raritan!

Schaefer Farm Store

Schaefer Farms is a community staple for all seasons! This summer, the farm stand is open offering a variety of fresh produce and farm grown varieties of tomatoes. As the leaves start to change in the fall, enjoy a scenic hayride during the day and watch the horror unfold as the sun sets. The cherished community event brings a scary twist to the normal Halloween festivities in the community.

Woolverton Inn

The Woolverton Inn is perfect for a weekend away! Offering beautiful rooms, scenic views, and various add ons such as a yoga coaching setting or a in room massage, Woolverton Inn is the perfect place to destress and unwind. Be sure to check out this hidden gem for your weekend getaway.

Howling Bassett Books

Book lovers must check out Howling Basset Books! This quaint bookshop offers an extensive selection of fiction, biographies, cookbooks, children’s books, and more! Stop by to cozy up with a good read and visit Stella the resident Bassett Hound.

America’s Grow a Row

For a unique volunteer opportunity, spend a weekend helping out at Grow A Row. With a mission to positively impact lives and eliminate food insecurity Grow A Row donates produce to food desserts specifically in areas like Newark, Jersey City, and Morristown. Check them out and lend a helping hand!

Big Bear Gear

Looking to rent or buy equipment to kayak, rock climb, or bike this summer? Look no further! Big Bear Gear has all the outdoor gear and rentals that you may need this summer. Be sure to stop by and rent some equipment for your next adventure in the county.

As we conclude our exploration of 26 remarkable activities in Hunterdon County, we invite you to embark on your own adventure. From the peaceful tranquility of the Highlands Preserve to the bustling energy of charming small towns, this county offers a diverse array of experiences. Whether you seek nature’s beauty, cultural immersion, or culinary delights, Hunterdon County will captivate and inspire you. Embrace the richness and discover the countless wonders that await in each municipality.