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Arts & Culture
One of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States, this highly respected Ivy League university is within two miles of our hotel.
Princeton University Art Museum
Featuring more than 110,000 works ranging from Greek and Roman antiquities to an extensive contemporary photography collection, Princeton University Art Museum welcomes art lovers as well as scholars and students who wish to conduct research.
McCarter Theatre Center
Catch a play, concert, acrobatic or dance performance, famous author talk and more at McCarter Theatre Center, which several plays each season as well as more than 50 cultural performances annually.
Drumthwacket embodies a great deal of New Jersey history. Built on land where the Battle of Princeton was fought, the mansion now serves as the governor’s residence. Guided tours of the residence and gardens, as well as Thomas Olden House, once owned by a historic New Jersey family, are available.
Morven Museum & Garden
Built in the 1750s by Richard Stockton, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, the structure was rebuilt after a fire and survived an attack by the British only to eventually serve as home to five governors. Morven now celebrates New Jersey culture and history with tours, events and exhibitions.
Princeton Battlefield State Park
The 681-acre state park encompasses part of the grounds where American troops beat the British in the Battle of Princeton on Jan. 3, 1777. Explore the battlefield and its historical monuments, Thomas Clarke House, a Quaker homestead built in the 1770s, and extensive nature trails.
Quaker Bridge Mall
This indoor mall has more than 90 stores and it’s within a five-minute drive of our hotel.
This popular shopping and dining venue is just a short walk from our doors and features a wide variety of fashion retailers.
Visit Palmer Square, a public square, in the heart of Princeton. Located across from Princeton University, the square has a collection of shops, restaurants, offices and residential spaces.
Mercer County Park
With over 2,500 acres, Mercer County Park is located in the townships of West Windsor, Hamilton and Lawrence. The park has facilities that are open year-round for a variety of recreational activities.
Six Flags Great Adventure
Lure the kids away from their screens with the promise of 14 roller coasters, plus family rides and the 350-acre safari featuring more than 1,200 animals from around the globe. It’s all within 30 minutes of our hotel.
With more than 16 kid-friendly rides, water attractions and live shows, Sesame Place is a must-visit for families looking for a fun-filled day.
Visit this family-owned farm offering a unique experience for visitors of all ages. With over 200 acres of land, visitors can pick their own fresh fruit and vegetables, including apples, peaches, strawberries and pumpkins.
Sports & Events
Princeton University Athletics
Check the Princeton University Athletics website below to get tickets to upcoming football games, basketball games and more.
Princeton Show Jumping
For the equestrian-minded in the family, Princeton Show Jumping can’t be beat. Check out United States Equestrian Federation rated events April through October at this show jumping venue located at Hunter Farms North.
Trenton Thunder Ballpark
Trenton Thunder Ballpark is the home of the namesake minor league baseball team. In addition to baseball games, the ballpark hosts a variety of special events throughout the year, including fireworks shows, concerts and community events.
Princeton Country Club
This 18-hole championship golf course includes a driving range and practice putting green on the grounds and is located withing a few minutes of the hotel.
Home of the city’s professional hockey team, Prudential Center is the best place to catch a game or concert, explore the shops and restaurants of The Commons or take in breathtaking views from the observation deck.
Cure Insurance Arena
Located just 10 miles from our hotel, this arena hosts concerts, sporting events and family shows year-round. Check the arena website for a list of upcoming events.
The Bent Spoon
Check out The Bent Spoon for artisanal ice creams made from local, organic ingredients in innovative flavors.
Relying on local farmers and other artisan purveyors, Agricola offers brunch, lunch and dinner and features creatively topped flatbreads, entrees like pea ravioli and short ribs with polenta and a tightly edited wine list.
Located in a casual setting in the heart of Princeton, Witherspoon Grill is serious about its steaks, from dry-aged rib-eye to filet mignon, as well as its locally sourced poultry and fish.
Mediterra Restaurant & Taverna
Tour the Mediterranean from the dining room of Mediterra, which features a menu that circles the region, with a strong Spanish and Italian influence. The seasonal ingredients are sourced from area farms and a salumeria, fish purveyor, dairy and more.
PJ’s Pancake House
There is something for the whole family to enjoy at this local restaurant. PJ’s features extensive breakfast options and an expanded lunch menu including its famous Texas toast grilled cheese variations.
Alchemist & Barrister
This quaint local restaurant offers standard American bar food in a rustic interior and on the intimate patio. Don’t miss the special late-night and Sunday football menus.