Princeton for Couples
Collected by Frederick Simeon
Although best known for its eponymous Ivy League university, Princeton, New Jersey, is an historic locale in its own right. The site of a crucial battle of the American Revolutionary War, this atmospheric college town is nestled on the bank of (manmade) Lake Carnegie.
46 Yard Rd, Pennington, NJ 08534, USA
It's true: New Jersey isn't exactly known far and wide for its fine wines. But Hopewell Valley Winery's bottles are increasingly gaining the attention of wine lovers, not the least reason being that 16 of the 17 wines they submitted for the...
80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton Township, NJ 08619, USA
What was once New Jersey's fairground has been transformed into a 42-acre sculpture park with more than 270 works. Grounds for Sculpture, located just 12 miles from Princeton and open year-round, hosts art workshops and classes for visitors of all...
10 Palmer Square E, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
It's not hard to see why Yankee Doodle Tap Room is a popular place to down a pint: it's an excellent location to enjoy a drink, anchoring Palmer Square, and it's steeped in some serious history. A thirteen-foot-long Norman Rockwell mural hangs...
55 Stockton St, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
The Morven Museum & Garden on 55 Stockton Street gives visitors a chance to view a historic landmark and take in an exhibition or two while they’re at it. Enter from the street and pass under the towering elms of the garden before reaching this...
249 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
The vaunted reputation of its eponymous academic institution may lead one to forget that Princeton is a small town in the end. Most of it is easily negotiable on foot or, better yet, by bicycle. At Jay’s Cycles at 249 Nassau St., bikes can be...
500 Mercer Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
Just over a week after his historic crossing of the Delaware River, General George Washington was victorious in the Battle of Princeton on January 3rd, 1777. The battle took place less than two miles from the University, named the College of New...
66 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
The “e” may be lower-case, but the cuisine is capital at elements, chef Scott Anderson’s farm-to-table restaurant on Bayard Lane. This is the place for those who value fine dining without haughty attitudes or prices that require you to mortgage...
258 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
As a coastal state, New Jersey has always been known for top-of-line fresh seafood and Princeton is no exception. One of the best places to sample the wares is Blue Point Grill, located on Nassau St. just across from the eastern edge of campus....
252 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
As Princeton’s main drag, Nassau Street features an eclectic mix of restaurants, from the higher-end spots frequented by visiting dignitaries, to reliable and affordable student favorites. Tiger Noodles falls into the latter category. Come here...
138 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
Occupying the space of a former bowling alley, the Princeton installment of the Triumph Brewing Company (two other locations exist in New Hope and Philadelphia) has a deceptively subtle façade on Nassau Street. A narrow entryway descends into a...
59 Palmer Square W, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
Of the numerous stores that occupy the space in and around Palmer Square, there is only one that has endured for over 75 years. Having opened in 1937, the Silver Shop on the Square’s west side is the oldest store in Princeton that still stands in...
21 Spring St, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
Say you’ve been invited to an esteemed professor’s house for roast beef, and you want to show up with an appropriate bottle of wine. The only problem is that you know more about Welch’s sodas than you do about good vintages or regions in France....
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