Hot Air Ballooning
Take an aerial voyage while you're 'out in the country' and explore the sights and sounds of the great outdoors at a speed you rarely get to enjoyslow and easy.
The Paint Party Studio - 42 Main Street, Flemington 908-797-3265
Art as entertainment! Discover your creativity in a fun-filled atmosphere. The Studio hosts upbeat & creative art classesits fun artnot fine art, and a relaxing night out. Instructors guide you step by step in painting, through a 2-3 hour class and at the end of the evening you take home your masterpiece! Never painted before? Then this is for YOU! Your inner artist is just waiting to come out!
Biking & Town Tours
Delaware Valley Photo Tours -
Join photographer Anthony Flamio for a guided field trip to explore and photograph the historic and natural environment of the Delaware River Valley. These creative adventures will provide you with the opportunity to experience and capture the diverse beauty this wonderful area has to offer. Hiking, Walking & Bicycling Photo Tours are offered.
Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park - Bike along the Raritan -
For 2-3 mile intervals of a 15 mile distance, bike on a flat, easy path of crushed stone through the towns of Lambertville, Stockton and Frenchtown. Pass hikers, horses and walkers on this sweet nature trek.
Princeton Tour Company offers Historic Walking Tours, Albert Einstein Walking Tours, Architectural Walking Tours, Literary Greats Walking Tours - even a Princeton Movie Tour! The list goes on and on! If you are interested in visiting Princeton University or Princeton, New Jersey, these scenic walking tours are the perfect way to see the nation's most loved Ivy League town. Bike tours are available as well throughout town and Princeton University.
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Tubing & Rafting
Bucks County River Country -
These guys say they are the "oldest & best river outfitter in the entire Delaware Valley".
Started in 1967 with 5 canoes, they now cater to thousands of river lovers every year. Come to the country and take a ride with them!
Discover 'the other Jersey Shore' along the Hunterdon & Bucks county river banks. Awaken your inner explorer with a peaceful paddle in a kayak or a canoe via Paddlecreek.
Delaware River Tubing
Float lazily down the river or speed up the pace on a raft! For Lovers, float together on a double-tube built for two!
Heron Glen Golf Course
Challenging course located in Ringoes, just 5 minutes from the Inn.
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For Train Enthusiasts
Black River & Western Railroad
The Black River Railroad Historical Trust (BRRHT) run trains that allow a glimpse at railroading as it was in the early 1900's. From the Conductor dressed in traditional railroad uniform to the antique passenger coaches, everything you will encounter during your visit with us plays a part in telling the story of small town railroading as it was years ago. Sit back and relax while the coach gently rocks back and forth and listening to the whistle echoing through a valley.
New Hope & Ivyland Railroad
Relax as you travel through the rolling hills and valleys of historic Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and experience first hand the sights, sounds and romance of the Golden Era of Steam Railroading.
The worlds largest model train layout in the world with 8 miles of track and 300 bridges. Located right here in Flemington, New Jersey.
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For Nature Lovers & Garden Devotees
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, is the premier destination for seeing and learning about plants native to the area. The 134-acre Preserve features nearly 1000 species of native plants in a naturalistic setting. Enjoy picturesque woodlands, meadows, a pond and Pidcock Creek set amidst a changing collection of wildflowers, birds and wildlife.
Carousel Lavender Farm
Carousel Farms lavender fields are nothing short of amazing. Of the over 15,000 organically-grown plants, each one was planted, pruned and is harvested by hand. Both the French and English varieties are flourishing amidst the natural beauty of their fieldstone farmhouse, 18th century stone barn and rolling countryside. A must-visit!
Visit Duke Farms with a 'walk on the wild side' at Duke Farms and explore nature at your own pace. Follow a 1.25-mile trail through a series of different habitats, and see some of the unique features added to the landscape by J.B. Duke. Discover the property's impressive array of wildlife, and learn about Duke Farms role as a living laboratory with ongoing restoration projects.
Peony's Envy Flower Farm & Display Gardens
Heaven on Earth for peony lovers or just lovers of Mother Nature in general!
Solebury Orchards is located in the center of scenic Bucks County and grows peaches, apples, blueberries, raspberries and other fruits. Visit the orchards & pick your own fruits, berries & flowers for a taste of the country you can take back home!
Well Sweep Herb Farm - Port Murray
Discover a multitude of fresh herbs and perennials as well as beautiful display gardens. Well Sweep offers classes, lectures and is a fabulous way to spend the day if you are a true gardener and nature lover. Take home some unusual herb or perennial for your garden... there are hundreds of varieties and the most unusual things we are sure you have never seen! The lovely gift shop is filled with a wonderful assortment of dried flowers, wreaths, statuary, craft, garden, plant and medicinal herb books as well as hard-to-find potpourri suppliesmany choices and unusual gifts for all ages.
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Deannas - Lambertville
Thursday & Friday night - Local and regional talent with changing musicians and eclectic style. R&B, soul, cool jazz, or something that brings you to a little cafe in Rome or Paris! Music begins roughly at 7:pm and ends around 10 pm. Bar & Dinner
Bowmans Tavern - New Hope PA
Music 7 nights a week for Bar + Casual Dining and Entertainment - Early hours Sun-Thurs; later Fri & Sat
John & Peters - New Hope, PA
Live bands almost every night, casual food. IS a smoking establishment, a spot frequented and loved by hippies for 40 years, young and old
Havana - New Hope, PA
Live music / entertainment plus full bar and casual food; Special band & comedic events ongoing
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Nearby Parks for Hiking, Biking, Canoeing, Gardens & Nature Trails
For Hiking/Mountain Biking:
Clover Hill Park & South Branch Wildlife Management Area - 552 acres of rolling fields, mature woodlands & several creeks.
For Hiking & Nature Trails:
- Uplands Reserve - Steep slopes. Open fields & hardwood forests.
2 trails: 1.1 mile & 1.6 miles
- Hunterdon County Arboretum - offering Canoeing, Gardens & Nature Trails
- A listing of all Hunterdon County Parks, a little further from the Inn