Dear EscapeMakers — There’s a NEW Jersey you haven’t seen yet! We’re excited to announce that just this week, a coalition of New Jersey farmers, beverage makers and farm-to-table restaurateurs launched a new website, DiscoverCentralNJ.com – a guide to help you find the special places, food, and drink that earned the Garden State its nickname!
Central New Jersey is located within 1 hour of NYC, completely accessible by NJ Transit, and is steeped in agricultural history. Known for its farms, canals, farm fresh food, wine and pastoral beauty, it was described to Stephen Colbert as “a mystical kingdom, kind of a Camelot.”
THINGS TO DO, SEE & TASTE:
• Visit great family farms, orchards & farm stores
• Reserve a table at a delicious farm-to-table restaurant
• Taste the outstanding wine, cider, and spirits of Central NJ
• Find historic sites, recreation areas, canals and arts venues
• Book overnight packages at the eco-minded Chauncey Hotel
• Plenty of events, concerts and festivals like …
EVENTS: SAT., JUNE 22 SOURLAND MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL – MUSIC WITH A VIEW!
Sourland Mountain in Central Jersey is a “best kept secret” wilderness, just an hour from New York and Philly. At the Sourland Mountain Festival on June 22 you’ll discover the beauty of Central Jersey with live music and delicious local food and craft beverages. You’ll eat and drink some of Central Jersey’s finest offerings from Brick Farm Market, the Ryland Inn, and Unionville Vineyard and enjoy the music of the Mike Monterey Band, the Gumbo Gumbas, Daniela Cotton and more! Plus, there’ll be family activities and education about Central Jersey’s wildlife and human history. Save with advance tickets and consider the popular VIP experience. 100% of proceeds help protect this special wilderness through the Sourland Conservancy!
WEEKEND PACKAGES: CENTRAL NJ GETAWAYS AT THE CHAUNCEY HOTEL!
The Chauncey Hotel is a 100-room jewel of an “agritourism” hotel
and conference center located in the heart of Central Jersey’s farm country. They are IACC certified, and employ eco-friendly and sustainable practices to protect the environment. They also offer several affordable weekend packages you won’t be able to resist! Perfect for family trips or romantic escapes….
• June 21-23 – Sourland Mountain Festival Farm-to-Table Weekend
• July 26-29 – Central Jersey Art & Wine Weekend
• August 2-4 – Central Jersey Just Peachy Festival Weekend
The Chauncey Hotel is located a short drive from the picturesque towns of Princeton, Hopewell, and Lawrenceville and a quick taxi ride from the Princeton NJ Transit train station. Each package has a limited number of rooms available. BOOK NOW!