Clarion Hotel Palmer Inn
3499 Route 1 South
Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone: (609) 452-2500
Fax: (609) 452-1371
The school pool of Lawrenceville, home to the Stingrays is a pool that caters primarily to national competitive events. It provides superior swimming experiences to all those kids who wish to get into the spirit of enjoying some water games. Equipped with all modern amenities like heated benches and underwater window, the mission of the pool is to to create a fun swimming experience for all. For more information, check out the website or call ahead.
Lake Carnegie is a reservoir and a picturesque picnic spot located to the northeast of Princeton. The lake has a fine history and is now used for a number of recreational purposes. Some of the activities that take place on the reservoir include ice skating, canoeing, kayaking and fishing. The lake is also used by Princeton University's rowing team. A number of other water sports take place here and is a great option for outdoor explorations.
Newtown Athletic Club offers one of the best recreational facilities. The place is equipped with a state-of-the-art gym, a spacious swimming pool as well as various courts where guests can play Basketball, Tennis, etc. Newtown Athletic Club has special classes targeted towards adults, teenagers as well as children these include swimming lessons, gymnastics, dance lessons and more. The club is perfect spot for a fun day out with family or can even become a part of your regular health regime.
Six Flags Great Adventure offers all the rides you can imagine. Whether you're looking for extreme thrill rides like the new Zumanjaro, the world's highest 415 feet drop ride, or more child-friendly rides like "Porky Pig Camp Wagons," you can be sure to find it at Six Flags. The theme park is also home to family-friendly concerts, live entertainment, a parade, and a Six Flags Wild Safari. After a long day, stop by one of their many eating places like La Cantina or Papa John's Pizza in order to regain your strength. With purchase of a "Flash Pass," you can have unlimited visits.
This lovely 180 acre garden is filled to the brim with lush green grass, perennials, shrubs, and exotic flowers. Open every day of the year, Rutgers Gardens is one of the few of its kind that still maintains its free admission for the public. However, if you'd like a more in-depth tour of the garden, knowledgeable docents operate Monday through Friday for a nominal fee.
Renamed a number of times since it opened its doors in 1974, Parx Racing Racetrack used to be known popularly as the Philadelphia Park. A racetrack and casino, this facility is a strictly thoroughbred horse racetrack and the most famous one in the city. The track in length stretches to 1,000 feet. You can also make a deal with the group reservations. So do visit their site to know the upcoming race schedule.
Named after the Neshaminy Creek, the Neshaminy State Park is located on the banks of the Delaware River. The park which spans across 339 acres (137 hectares) is lined with picnic spots and also contains an estuary. The Neshaminy State Park is frequented by many for its private swimming pools and motorboats rides which take place on the river. The main swimming pool is open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day and the park is also home to a tiny spray pool. Nature lovers can explore the hiking and trekking trails offered by the park and the River Trail Inner Loop Trail is a must if trekking down the Neshaminy State Park as exotic plants and animals await your arrival here.
These nine holes have enticed many a golfer to take a long lunch from time to time. This public, par-27 course offers a quick escape from work or an ideal place to hold a meeting while on the links. Located within the city limits, Quarette is located in Northeast Philadelphia just minutes away from the business district. Don't worry about stopping to pick up your clubs rentals are available. Reservations are not required, greens fees are $9 on the weekdays and $10 on the weekend. Enjoy a cocktail afterward at the bar while you add up your score. The course is open April-November.
Located in the heart of Burlington County Park System, on the Rancocas Creek, the small time mill which turned into a major industrial plant was a great employment place for several workers. This mill offered the workers a great place for recreation, and eductaional opportunities. This park features a great activity area for hiking, trails, biking, fishing, canoeing, picnicking, etc. The park also offers a beautiful view of wildlife, freshwater streams of the creek, forests, meadows, and a beautiful natural scenic view.