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Princeton Tourism and Sightseeing
OCEAN COUNTY, NJ offers diverse destinations in any direction and one is sure to please you. We are home to three ATLANTIC OCEAN resort areas, each with its distinct personality. POINT PLEASANT BEACH has a boardwalk with an amusement area, Jenkinson's Aquarium, nightlife, a walkable antique-filled downtown with many dining choices & is next BAY HEAD, a village with art galleries and boutique shoppes; SEASIDE HEIGHTS offers wall-to-wall activity with two major amusement piers, Breakwater Beach Waterpark and one of the few remaining working antique carousels - both areas have free entertainment most weeknights. This area alos boasts LONG BEACH ISLAND, 10 miles of natural dune beach with self-guided trails, bathing pavilions, interpretative centers, and nature walks. LONG BEACH ISLAND offers a relaxing seashore vacation most of its 20 off-shore miles, but features an activity vortex in BEACH HAVEN with fine dining, Surflight Theatre (offering Broadway musicals), Fantasy Island Amusement Park, museums, watersports galore, Thundering Surf Waterpark with its, new this season, surf rider pool and fine and fun dining. ON THE MAINLAND there are diverse actives which include three SIX FLAG parks: Great Adventure Theme Park with a dozen different roller coasters and many shows, Hurricane Harbor Water Park and the Wild Animal Drive-through Safari, the largest outside of Africa. To learn about those who lived, recreated and worked on the area's waterways visit the TUCKERTON SEAPORT. To relax with a glass of fine wine, visit New Egypt's LAURITA WINERY. For more action, take in a pro baseball game with the A-Affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, the Lakewood BlueClaws or catch the dirt track adventure of New Egypt Speedway. And if you are planning to stay for a week or more, we are centrally located from Atlantic City (1/2-hour drive), Historical Philadelphia (1-1/2 hours), the state Capitiol Trenton (45 minutes) or the bright lights of Broadway in NYC (less than 2-hours). Throughout the county there are outdoor concerts, museums, golf courses, fishing tournaments (one even for garbage fish), nature centers, paddle wheelers, tours and cruises.  Skip to Best Time to Visit. View Map.


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Disney On Ice: Celebrates Mickey and Friends
Disney On Ice: Celebrates Mickey and Friends things to do on a rainy day in Princeton, NJ
Mar 17, 2022 (Thursday) Theater event in Trenton, NJ USA

Disney On Ice: Celebrates Mickey and Friends March 17, 2022 at CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, NJ 7:00PM


Disney On Ice: Celebrates Mickey and Friends
Disney On Ice: Celebrates Mickey and Friends things to do on a rainy day in Princeton, NJ
Mar 18, 2022 (Friday) Theater event in Trenton, NJ USA

Disney On Ice: Celebrates Mickey and Friends March 18, 2022 at CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, NJ 7:00PM

Disney On Ice: Celebrates Mickey and Friends
Disney On Ice: Celebrates Mickey and Friends things to do on a rainy day in Princeton, NJ
Mar 19, 2022 (Saturday) Theater event in Trenton, NJ USA

Disney On Ice: Celebrates Mickey and Friends March 19, 2022 at CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, NJ

Disney On Ice: Celebrates Mickey and Friends
Disney On Ice: Celebrates Mickey and Friends things to do on a rainy day in Princeton, NJ
Mar 20, 2022 (Sunday) Theater event in Trenton, NJ USA

Disney On Ice: Celebrates Mickey and Friends March 20, 2022 at CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, NJ

Jeff Dunham at CURE Insurance Arena
Jeff Dunham at CURE Insurance Arena things to do on a rainy day in Princeton, NJ
Next Month, Jan 15, 2022 (Saturday) Theater event in Trenton, NJ USA

Jeff Dunham January 15, 2022 at CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, NJ 5:00PM


Joey Callahan and Jack Assadourian
Joey Callahan and Jack Assadourian things to do on a rainy day in Princeton, NJ
Thanksgiving Weekend, Dec 10, 2021 (Friday) Theater event in Princeton, NJ USA

Joey Callahan and Jack Assadourian December 10, 2021 at Hyatt Regency Princeton in Princeton, NJ 7:30PM

Joey Callahan and Jack Assadourian
Joey Callahan and Jack Assadourian things to do on a rainy day in Princeton, NJ
Thanksgiving Weekend, Dec 11, 2021 (Saturday) Theater event in Princeton, NJ USA

Joey Callahan and Jack Assadourian December 11, 2021 at Hyatt Regency Princeton in Princeton, NJ 7:30PM

Melvin George II at Hyatt Regency Princeton
Melvin George II at Hyatt Regency Princeton things to do on a rainy day in Princeton, NJ
Thanksgiving Weekend, Dec 03, 2021 (Friday) Theater event in Princeton, NJ USA

Melvin George II December 03, 2021 at Hyatt Regency Princeton in Princeton, NJ 7:30PM

Melvin George II at Hyatt Regency Princeton
Melvin George II at Hyatt Regency Princeton things to do on a rainy day in Princeton, NJ
Thanksgiving Weekend, Dec 04, 2021 (Saturday) Theater event in Princeton, NJ USA

Melvin George II December 04, 2021 at Hyatt Regency Princeton in Princeton, NJ 7:30PM


New Years Eve Gala with Mike Marino
New Years Eve Gala with Mike Marino things to do on a rainy day in Princeton, NJ
This Month, Dec 31, 2021 (Friday) Theater event in Princeton, NJ USA

New Years Eve Gala with Mike Marino December 31, 2021 at Hyatt Regency Princeton in Princeton, NJ 7:00PM

Nicky Smigs at Hyatt Regency Princeton
Nicky Smigs at Hyatt Regency Princeton things to do on a rainy day in Princeton, NJ
Next Month, Jan 14, 2022 (Friday) Theater event in Princeton, NJ USA

Nicky Smigs January 14, 2022 at Hyatt Regency Princeton in Princeton, NJ 7:30PM

Nicky Smigs at Hyatt Regency Princeton
Nicky Smigs at Hyatt Regency Princeton things to do on a rainy day in Princeton, NJ
Next Month, Jan 15, 2022 (Saturday) Theater event in Princeton, NJ USA

Nicky Smigs January 15, 2022 at Hyatt Regency Princeton in Princeton, NJ 7:30PM

Russian Ballet Theatre Presents Swan Lake
Russian Ballet Theatre Presents Swan Lake things to do on a rainy day in Princeton, NJ
Feb 15, 2022 (Tuesday) Theater event in Trenton, NJ USA

Russian Ballet Theatre Presents Swan Lake February 15, 2022 at Patriots Theater at the War Memorial in Trenton, NJ 7:30PM

ABC Taxi Limo NJ
ABC Taxi Limo NJ
Transportation in Monmouth Junction, NJ USA

"ABC Taxi & Limo Service, headquartered in South Brunswick T ABC Taxi & Limo Service, headquartered in South Brunswick Township NJ, established over 15 years ago with a goal of becoming the best transportation option statewide. Branch offices include Monmouth Junction, Kendall Park, and Princeton, NJ.

AMC Freehold 14
AMC Freehold 14 things to do on a rainy day in Princeton, NJ
Movie Cinema in Freehold, NJ USA


AMC MarketFair 10
AMC MarketFair 10 things to do on a rainy day in Princeton, NJ
Movie Cinema in Princeton, NJ USA


Delaware River Tubing
Delaware River Tubing
Recreation in Frenchtown, NJ USA
User Rating:  User Rating 3.0
Spend the day, not a fortune! Tube down the delaware river on an inner tube, enjoying the scenery and relaxation. Enjoy a free meal with your tubing experience proximately half way with the Hot Dog Man conviently located between New York and Philadelphia. Call 1-800-wet-tube.

DoubleTree by Hilton Princeton
DoubleTree by Hilton Princeton
Hotel in Monmouth Junction, NJ USA
Currently as low as $138.60/night!

Situated off US Highway 1 close to Princeton University and the historic town centre of Princeton New Jersey this hotel offers contemporary facilities and convenient amenities such as an on-site restaurant and lounge. Free Internet, Indoor Pool, Restaurant, Pets Allowed.

DoubleTree by Hilton Princeton
DoubleTree by Hilton Princeton
Hotel in Monmouth Junction, NJ USA
Currently as low as $138.60/night!

Situated off US Highway 1 close to Princeton University and the historic town centre of Princeton New Jersey this hotel offers contemporary facilities and convenient amenities such as an on-site restaurant and lounge. Free Internet, Indoor Pool, Restaurant, Pets Allowed.

Hampton Inn East Windsor
Hampton Inn East Windsor
Hotel in East Windsor, NJ USA
Currently as low as $114.00/night!

Nestled in a peaceful area near attractions such as Six Flags Great Adventure theme park this hotel in East Windsor New Jersey offers convenient services such as a free breakfast. Hampton Inn East Windsor features an indoor pool and on-site fitness center. Free Internet, Indoor Pool,Outdoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Restaurant, Pets Allowed.

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Best Time to Visit Princeton


The best time to visit New Jersey is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 60's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 50's and highs in the upper 50's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the low 40's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Princeton


Month Low Avg High
January 21.5 30.1 38.6
February 23.4 32.3 41.1
March 31.2 40.7 50.1
April 39.4 50.2 61.0
May 48.9 60.3 71.6
June 57.9 69.1 80.2
July 63.2 74.1 85.0
August 61.6 72.4 83.2
September 54.0 65.1 76.2
October 42.3 53.8 65.2
November 34.6 44.4 54.2
December 26.7 35.1 43.5

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