The Small Town In New Jersey That Comes Alive During The Winter Season
By Raymond Goldfield|Published December 22, 2022
Raymond Goldfield is a life-long New Jersey resident and an avid traveler and foodie who can be usually found on the Jersey Shore during the offseason or checking out the latest seasonal flavors at The Bent Spoon in Princeton. He has been working for Only In Your State for since early 2022, where he writes for New Jersey and Iowa and edits the Mid-Atlantic region. He can also be found writing about pop culture for GeekDad. When at home, he enjoys reading comic books and is part of The Rabbitt Stew podcast team. While New Jersey is his home base, he travels regularly and has visited Virginia, Florida, Maine, Minnesota, and Canada as well as all of NJ's border states. Ultimate travel goal? Visit all the best buffets in the United States.
When winter comes around and the holiday season is past, many people like to hunker down and wait for warmer weather – and others decide it’s the perfect time for adventure! Frenchtown, a small river town of around 1,300 people, has gained a reputation as the best winter town in New Jersey. It has wonderful parks and trails for the outdoorsy types, but what really makes it stand out is maybe the most unique assortment of indoor activities of any small town in the Garden State. Whether you like antiquing, museums, roller skating, or just sitting down to a good meal, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Frenchtown. The only question is, what do you want to do first – and how soon can you plan your next getaway to this winter haven?
Have you been to Frenchtown during the winter? Let us know about your visit, and tell us your pick for the best winter town in New Jersey in the comments section! You can visit the official Frenchtown website for more information, and check out the latest menu at Frenchtown Cafe at the official site. For another memorable New Jersey escape this season, why not take some unique winter day trips?
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