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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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Dr. Dirty John Valby at Artie's Bar and Grill
Dr. Dirty John Valby at Artie's Bar and Grill things to do on a rainy day in Princeton, NJ
Next Month, Nov 06, 2021 (Saturday) Theater event in Frenchtown, NJ USA

Dr. Dirty John Valby November 06, 2021 at Artie's Bar and Grill in Frenchtown, NJ 7:30PM


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

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

Max Dolcelli Headlining at Catch A Rising Star-Princeton
Max Dolcelli Headlining at Catch A Rising Star-Princeton things to do on a rainy day in Princeton, NJ
This Weekend, Oct 22, 2021 (Friday) Theater event in Princeton, NJ USA

Max Dolcelli Headlining at Catch A Rising Star-Princeton October 22, 2021 at Hyatt Regency Princeton in Princeton, NJ 7:30PM

Max Dolcelli Headlining at Catch A Rising Star-Princeton
Max Dolcelli Headlining at Catch A Rising Star-Princeton things to do on a rainy day in Princeton, NJ
This Weekend, Oct 23, 2021 (Saturday) Theater event in Princeton, NJ USA

Max Dolcelli Headlining at Catch A Rising Star-Princeton October 23, 2021 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.

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.

Hampton Inn Princeton
Hampton Inn Princeton
Hotel in Princeton, NJ USA
Currently as low as $137.28/night!

Just minutes from Princeton University and the historic attractions of Princeton New Jersey town centre this contemporary hotel offers relaxing facilities and convenient services in an ideal location. Free Internet,Outdoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Restaurant, Pets Allowed.

Hillsborough Cinemas
Hillsborough Cinemas things to do on a rainy day in Princeton, NJ
Movie Cinema in Hillsborough, NJ USA


Holiday Inn Clinton-Bridgewater
Holiday Inn Clinton-Bridgewater
Hotel in Clinton, NJ USA
Currently as low as $139.00/night!

This Clinton New Jersey hotel offers easy access to Interstate 78. Round Valley State Park is 9.7 km away and Exxon Mobil is 6.2 km away. Holiday Inn Clinton features an indoor pool and a fitness centre. Oase Grille offers on-site dining. Free Internet, Indoor Pool, Restaurant, Pets Allowed.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Princeton
Homewood Suites by Hilton Princeton
Hotel in Princeton, NJ USA
Currently as low as $134.10/night!

This hotel is located in downtown Princeton New Jersey and is 3 miles from Princeton University. The all-suite hotel features a sports court indoor pool and full kitchens in every suite. Free Internet, Indoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Restaurant, Pets Allowed.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Princeton
Homewood Suites by Hilton Princeton
Hotel in Princeton, NJ USA
Currently as low as $134.10/night!

This hotel is located in downtown Princeton New Jersey and is 3 miles from Princeton University. The all-suite hotel features a sports court indoor pool and full kitchens in every suite. Free Internet, Indoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Restaurant, Pets Allowed.

New York Heroes Youth Football Camps
New York Heroes Youth Football Camps
Sport in Princeton, NJ USA

Safe, Non-Contact Football Instruction for Kids Ages 6-14

Princeton Garden
Princeton Garden things to do on a rainy day in Princeton, NJ
Movie Cinema in Princeton, NJ USA


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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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