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There's always so much to do in Lambertville throughout the year - you'll want to visit again and again. Lambertville has long been known for its antiques, art galleries and unique shops. We've got two fantastic flea markets for bargain hunters - Rice's is just 10 minutes from Lambertville and The Golden Nugget Antique and Flea Market is 1 mile south of town. The Delaware and Raritan Canal Park towpath offers miles of specially surfaced scenic riverside trail, ideal for walking and biking, not to mention cross country skiing when the snow flies. Cool off in the summer with a boat ride or go tubing down the river. Lambertville’s rich past, museums and architecture have made it a beacon for history aficionados. After a day of exploring or shopping, you can enjoy dinner at one of our fabulous Zagat's rated restaurants and cap off the evening with a play, concert or perhaps the ballet. Stay the night in a hotel, historic inn or B&B. There are so many options you'll find the one that's perfect for you. Lambertville is just a little over an hour from New York City and forty minutes from Philadelphia. Ideal for a day trip or a vacation. There are special events happening throughout the year - Winter Festival, springtime Shad Fest, summertime Friday Night Fireworks and the Autumn House Tour to name a few.

BIKING IN HUNTERDON COUNTY

www.bikehunterdon.org                                                                                                                               Hunterdon County is a premier destination for cyclists of all ages. The Delaware and Raritan Canal Park Towpath runs right through Lambertville! Visit www.bikehunterdon.org to download a map and get other useful information about the various area biking routes.The River Mill Society is responsible for restoration and maintenance of the Prallsville Mills, which is a part of the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The Mill hosts many community events & programs, and also provides docent tours of the historic structure.

BUCKS COUNTY PLAYHOUSE
70 S. Main St.
New Hope, PA 18938
215-862-2121
www.bcptheater.org
The Bucks County Playhouse is located at the site of a former grist mill on the bank of the Delaware River. It originally opened on July 1, 1939. Over the next 70 years, a veritable Who’s Who of Hollywood and Broadway legends have played the stage of BCP – Grace Kelly, Angela Lansbury and Robert Redford to name a few. In 2012 the newly remodeled and restored Playhouse opened to once again take its place as “America’s Most Famous Summer Theater.” 

BUCKS COUNTY RIVER COUNTRY
2 Walters Lane
Point Pleasant, PA 18950
215-297-5000
215-297-5643 (fax)
info@rivercountry.net
www.rivercountry.net
“World’s River Tubing Capital.” We are the most experienced outfitter in the area, providing Tubing, Rafting, Canoeing and Kayaking trips since 1967 along the scenic Delaware River. Fun for the whole family. No age limit. An adventure for everyone. Only 8 miles north of Lambertville/New Hope on Route 32. Best price around - $13 Tubing –see website for details. Where “we love to see you wet.”

DELAWARE RIVER SCENIC BYWAY

Runs along Rt. 29 from Trenton, NJ to Frenchtown,& The DRSB runs from Trenton to Frenchtown Length: 32.8 mi / 52.8 km.Time to Allow: About 60 minutes . River, canal, and roadway - the parallel ribbons of heritage in the historic Delaware River Valley - have played a transforming role in American history. And few regions express these ribbons of heritage as well as the historic places and scenic landscapes along the 33-mile Delaware River Scenic Byway in New Jersey. The byway offers a firsthand experience of the beautiful Delaware River which played a critical role in America’s Revolutionary War, as memorialized at Washington Crossing State Park. The byway closely follows the still-intact 19th-century Delaware and Raritan (D&R) Canal. A gateway to American history, the Delaware River Scenic Byway is a story told along riverbanks and canal towpaths, at historic mills and farms, in quaint historic towns, and in the capital of one of the original thirteen states. Experience everything this byway has to offer from Trenton to Frenchtown.

Delaware River Scenic Byway maps are available by calling 609-397-3586. A digital version can also be found at www.delrivgreenway.org or by visiting the America’s Byways website at www.byways.org.

DELAWARE RIVER TUBING & JET BOAT TOURS
2998 Daniel Bray Highway (Rt. 29)
Frenchtown, NJ 08825
908-996-5386
www.delawarerivertubing.com
Tubing, rafting, kayaking and canoeing on the Delaware. Full day of fun including a FREE BBQ meal by the Famous River Hot Dog Man next to a beautiful island with picnic tables in the water! Coming soon zip lines and scenic, historic, exciting Jet Boat tours! Go to www.delawarerivertubing.com.

HUNTERDONBUCKS
60 Wilson St.                                                                                                                                     
Lambertville, NJ 08530                                                                                                                           908-237-2121
908-237-2122 (fax)
info@hunterdonbucks.com
www.HunterdonBucks.com
For all the latest deals on local eateries, shopsand activities! Save with Hunterdon Bucks!

MUSEUM AT HOLCOMBE-JIMISON FARMSTEAD
1605 Daniel Bray Hwy., Lambertville
609-397-2752
www.holcombe-jimison.org
Open Sundays from 1-4 and Wednesdays 9-12, May thru October. See old farming equipment, a country kitchen, rural post office, Dr. Leaver's doctor dentist office, blacksmith shop, print shop and carpentry shop,  period herb garden, along with other exhibits from 1800 to 1900. We are currently restoring the 1711 House thought to be the oldest deeded in the county.

OLD YORK CELLARS
80 Old York Rd.
Ringoes, NJ 08551
908-284-9463
www.oldyorkcellars.com
Nestled in the beautiful Sourland Mountains of Hunterdon County, Old York Cellars is the perfect vineyard escape. Sip on our award-winning wines on the patio overlooking the vineyards and take in the vineyard views. Open daily 12-5, Thur 12-8.

RICE’S MARKET
6 Greenhill Rd.
New Hope, PA 18938
215-297-5993
215-297-8722 (fax)
info@rices.com
www.rices.com
A local tradition since 1860, Rice's is a 30 acre outdoor market. From local produce and baked goods, to antiques, clothing & gifts, you can "find everything under the sun." Come to Rice's for great prices.

RIVERSIDE SYMPHONIA

4 S. Union St.
Lambertville, NJ 08530
609-397-7300
info@riversidesymphonia.org
www.riversidesymphonia.org                                                                                                                               The Riverside Symphonia is a professional and a community orchestra in the best sense of the word. The Symphonia is based in Lambertville, NJ. 

ROXEY BALLET
243 N. Union St.
Lambertville, NJ 08530                                                                                                                                  609-397-7616                                                                                                                                           609-397-6889 (fax)
info@roxeyballet.org
www.roxeyballet.org
A non-profit professional ballet company with performances throughout the year. Our mission is to advance, promote and preserve the art of dance through public performances, community outreach, residencies and scholarships. Check out our website for performances. Come be amazed by the talented artists of the Roxey.

STEAMBOAT FLOATING CLASSROOM  S.P.L.A.S.H                                                                               D&R Canal State Park                                                                                                                                 Lambertville NJ (0.4 miles south of the Inn at Lambertville Station) 609-542-0311 info@steamboatclassroom.org                                                                                 www.steamboatclassroom.org                                                                                                                          The steam whistle blows…and a replica of an 1880 sternwheeler takes your class or group on a unique, two-mile voyage of adventure on the Delaware River. S.P.L.A.S.H (Student Participation in Learning Aquatic Science and History) takes school groups, scouts, clubs, and adult groups on educational adventures from May until October. Check HunterdonBucks.com for tickets for delightful Friday Fireworks Cruises!

STOCKTON CARRIAGE TOURS
94 Worman Rd.
Stockton, NJ 08559
609-397-9066
www.stocktoncarriagetours.com
Enjoy a horse-drawn excursion through beautiful local countryside! Suitable for any occasion, our elegant, comfortable estate carriage seats up to twelve. Delight in this memorable experience. Yes, we have gift certificates!

UNIONVILLE VINEYARDS

9 Rocktown Rd.
Ringoes, NJ 08551
908-788-0400
908-806-4692 (fax)
uvineyard@aol.com
www.unionvillevineyards.com                                                                                                                       Unionville Vineyards sits on 90 acres of preserved farmland and is open for tastings & sales 7 days a week, 12-5. Winner of back-to-back New Jersey Wine Competition Championships, winemaker Cameron Stark crafts complex, terroir-driven wines from New Jersey grapes.

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59 N. Union St., Lambertville, NJ 08530   •   P: 609-397-0055, F: 609-397-7423

info@lambertville.org   •   Hours: M-F 9-2 pm