Princeton, in New Jersey offers a cornucopia of delights, being a city with a long and often turbulent history, it is now a modern and vibrant place to visit, with a real mixture of the old meets the new in perfect harmony. The top 5 things to do in Princeton are:
1.Princeton BattelfieldState Park on Mercer Street. This is a really historic landmark, having been the location of one of the most ferocious battles of the American Revolutionary War. It now has over 80 acres of land, with a Museum which breathes life into American history and its struggle for independence.
2. Museum of Natural History . Another Museum which cannot be missed is the Museum of Natural History at Eno Hall. Here you can wonder at the sheer size of dinosaur eggs and replicas and learn more about how our world today was shaped.
3. McCarter Theater Center for the Performing Arts. Take in a show at the McCarter Theater Center for the Performing Arts. This cultural oasis showcases around 140 acts every season and is the place to come if you want to see internationally renowned musicians, dancers or theatre. Don't miss it !
4. University of Princeton. Breathe in some air of academia by taking a stroll through the ivy league University of Princeton. Interesting architecture and a whole range of cultural activities as well as the chance to take a tour of the University make this an opportunity not to be missed.
5. Canoe or kayak. Take a trip on a canoe or kayak and watch the turtles lazing and get in touch with nature as you paddle leisurely along. Its an amazing way to get to know the 'other side' of Princeton.