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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Art Museum
“Outdoor Sculpture Garden with a great restaurant called "Rats". Go on a beautiful day and spend at least several hours there. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
“The heart of Princeton is Princeton University. Taverns, theatres, plays, dining are all within walking distance.”
  • 22 locals recommend
“Wonderful collection of Princeton University Art. Special exhibits and visiting collections. Free”
  • 14 locals recommend
“Love the beer they make! Try the sampler if you go! It is a bar/restaurant located on Nassau street near campus. Great vibe!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Fun filled activities for kids and families to include water slides and rides.”
  • 13 locals recommend
“Great productions....Broadway ready! If you visit during the Christmas Holiday Season, get tickets for “A Christmas Carol”’s the BEST production anywhere!!!”
  • 12 locals recommend
“Princeton has many ice cream choices… Bent Spoon is Artisanal with locally sourced ingredients and works in combination with our local elementary schools, skip the usual and try Bent Spoon ”
  • 16 locals recommend
“Over 2500 acres of Park with picnicking, running, rowing, ice-skating, running, dog-parks, and humongous tennis facilities. Great place for individuals or groups. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Enjoyable farm-to-table spot. Attractive decor and bar. Reservations strongly suggested, and can only be made through their website or by phone.”
  • 13 locals recommend
“This is a beautiful, historic park near the Delaware. The whole region is gorgeous and worth visiting. Local towns to explore include Lambertville and New Hope for galleries, antiques, clothing boutiques, and more. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
“great theatre! it is very small and plays both new movies or special viewings. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 5 locals recommend
“Amazing museum with a great collection - from ancient rome to modern art. And it's free.”
  • 7 locals recommend
“Pick your own apples and other fruit. Call ahead to see what’s in season. They also have a little store with pies and wine tasting. Occasional special events, such as harvest festivals, hay rides and such. Check their website for details.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Route 1 has lots of box stores. Google what you are looking for and it's likely nearby in Mercer Mall or Quakerbridge Mall. Too many to list.”
  • 4 locals recommend
“Excellent locally roasted coffee. Locally owned with pastries and breakfast items at the Witherspoon location… A kitchen with the hot items is at their Nassau Street location”
  • 10 locals recommend