If you’re looking for a mix of history, fine and eclectic dining, ivy-covered walls and a vibrant arts and culture scene, Princeton is your kind of place.
Visit the hallowed halls of Princeton University, the state’s Ivy League home to scientists, scholars and scribes. Take a walking tour of the charming campus, dating from 1756. While on the grounds, don’t miss the English Gothic Princeton University Chapel and Memorial Garden. Check here for the latest visitation details first.
Nassau Street, the main thoroughfare through town, is lined with shops, restaurants and entertainment spots. Visit Palmer Square, with the Nassau Inn at its center and bookstores, gift shops and outdoor dining spots around its perimeter.
Try sleek Mediterra Restaurant and Taverna for upscale Italian then grab a sweet after-dinner treat at one of three acclaimed ice cream shops: The Bent Spoon, Thomas Sweet or Halo Pub.
Princeton is an incubator for the arts. Round out your visit with tickets to McCarter Theater for theatrical performances or stop in Princeton Makes Artist Cooperative to see creatives at work and shop the wares of dozens of local artists.
For fun down on the farm, check out the activities at Terhune Orchards or discover even more to do in the area on the events calendar.