10 Places to Visit
10 Places to Visit in the Trenton-Mercer Area!
1. Sayens Gardens
Situated in historic Hamilton Square, Sayen House and Gardens provide a welcome sanctuary for nature lovers, garden enthusiasts and history buffs alike. Along with this breathtaking scenery as nature’s perfect background, Sayen Gardens is available for a variety of functions and gatherings, including wedding receptions, bar and bat mitzvahs, private parties, holiday parties, showers and business meetings and luncheons. Outside ceremonies may be arranged with special permission. The house can accommodate up to 98 people.
2. McCarter Theater
McCarter’s mission is to create world-class theater and present the finest performing artists for the engagement, education, and entertainment of our community. An independent, non-profit regional theater, we live in the heart of the new Princeton University Arts District and provide programs all over Princeton, Trenton, and throughout central New Jersey.
3. Hopewell Theater
Hopewell Theater is equal parts indie arts venue and meeting place – a place where patrons can meet friends, and get inspired by an eclectic mix of entertainment by emerging and established talent in a setting that is welcoming, casual, intimate, and fun. At our 180 seat theater we feature independent films, live music, comedy and performances. With flexible seating options, from intimate banquette table seating to traditional fixed theater seats, as well as a balcony overlooking the stage, HT is a place where everyone can feel comfortable.
4. Bucks County Playhouse
Bucks County Playhouse inspires, entertains and engages audiences with theatrical productions of new and classic plays and musicals featuring Broadway and Hollywood artists. We provide innovative arts education and community programs that celebrate the performing arts.
5. Shady Brook Farm
Shady Brook Farm, one of the last working farms in historic Bucks County, PA, is THE place for family fun. In addition to pick-your-own crops, great special events and festivals, the Farmers Market is open year ’round. Shady Brook is also home to the delicious Uncle Dave’s Homemade Ice Cream and have a kiosk featuring locally made Rose Bank Wines.
6. Stockton Farmer’s Market
A year-round, indoor community market in the picturesque river town of Stockton, New Jersey
7. Trenton Thunder MiLB
The Trenton Thunder is an American Minor League Baseball team based in Trenton, New Jersey, that is the Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees. The Thunder plays in the Eastern Division of the Eastern League. The Thunder’s home stadium is Arm & Hammer Park.
8. Battleship NJ
At the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial not only do you see exhibits of artifacts from the ship’s past, but you are put into the exhibit as you go through the tour route. Sit in the chair from which Admiral Halsey commanded the fleet. Stretch out on the bunks where the sailors slept. Climb into the 16” gun turret and learn how the projectiles were loaded.
9. Mercer Oaks Golf
Mercer Oaks offers two championship courses at the West Windsor location both open year round (weather permitting). This site provides visitors with amenities second to none for a daily fee facility. Mercer Oaks West is an 18-hole championship golf course which was opened to the public in 1991. The course was built in a traditional style with tree lined fairways, ample bunkers, and challenging greens. The course is a part of the landscape of Mercer County Park and Lake Mercer.
10. Independence Hall
Independence Hall is the building where both the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and adopted. It is now the centerpiece of the Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.