Spring Weekend Getaways in NJ
Spring is in the air, and mini vacays are on the mind. Good thing New Jersey is blooming with ideas! Take your pick from a variety of weekend adventures that match your interests.
Luxury-Lovers Weekend – Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg is the number one golf, spa and culinary destination in the Northeast. The resort features 2 hotels, 2 spas, 6 golf courses, 10 dining outlets and 5 wedding venues nestled along the edge of the Appalachian Mountains. A Four-Star restaurant, world-renowned wine cellar, gorgeously appointed guest rooms, and luxury suites with stunning mountain and valley views add to the luxurious vibe.
Outdoorsy Outing – High Point State Park in Sussex is the perfect place to explore the outdoors. Located 1803 feet above sea level at the summit of Kittatinny Ridge, the park is the highest elevation in New Jersey. It’s also home to High Point Monument - dedicated to NJ’s veterans. Spend the weekend hiking, biking or horseback riding more than 50 miles of trails, sightseeing, kayaking, canoeing, fishing and camping. (Campsites are open starting April 1.)
Golfer’s Getaway – Renault Winery & Resort in Egg Harbor City delivers world-class accommodations, delectable dining, great golf and a renowned winery. Its Vineyard National Golf Course offers 18 holes of championship play on manicured greens and fairways with challenging water and woods features and, of course, dramatic views of the vineyards. After a game, sample award-winning wines at Renault Winery and enjoy a relaxing stay at the Tuscany House Hotel. See more New Jersey golf courses here.
Great Cape Escape – Less crowds and plenty to do make the beloved Victorian-inspired town of Cape May an unforgettable spring getaway. Stay in a beachside B&B. Visit the Cape May Zoo. Tour the Emlen Physick Estate or Cape May Lighthouse. Take in a play at Cape May Stage. Dine in renowned restaurants, go whale watching, wine tasting, search for Cape May diamonds and shop Washington Street Mall. Happening in May: The World Series of Birding and Exit Zero Jazz Festival.
Antiquing Adventures – Enjoy a weekend of antique shopping and vintage wares, dance and theatre productions, amazing dining, art galleries and small-town adventures in Lambertville. Known as “The Antiques Capital of New Jersey,” this amazing town on the banks of the Delaware River is also known for art galleries, the famous Golden Nugget Antique Flea Market, Howell Living History Farm and a welcoming LGBTQ scene.
Road Trippers Welcome – Grab the keys and go on an amazing three-day journey through the heart and soul of New Jersey’s most notable hometowns. Our American Revolution, Black Heritage, Beer, Wine & Spirits, Anthony Bourdain Food Trail and Scenic Byways Itineraries map out excellent places to dine, visit, play and stay. See them all here.
Before you head out for your ideal spring getaway, be sure to check the social pages and websites of your destinations for the latest details and information. Download your free NJ travel guide and view more weekend escapes at visitnj.org.