Things to do in Princeton
The Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village offers an ideal location near the many exciting things to do in Princeton. From theatres and museums, to sports and the truly unique Grounds for Sculpture, our hotel is close by an abundance of entertainment venues sure to suit our guests' interests. The Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village is also just minutes from the prestigious Princeton University. Take a walking or trolley tour with Princeton Tour Company any day of the year or explore this spectacular campus on your own. In addition, we are just minutes from the many Fortune 500 companies located in the immediate area, ideal for business travelers.
Weekends last longer at Westin with great local attractions to discover. Find and experience the best kept secrets near The Westin Princeton with a collection of local experiences curated especially for Westin guests. Discover some of the top things to do in Princeton below, or click here to learn more.
|Palmer Square - 4 miles
40 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542 | (609) 921-2333
Treat yourself to a relaxing day of shopping and dining in Palmer Square. Set in the heart of downtown Princeton, this charming, tree-lined neighborhood boasts over 40 upscale stores and eateries. Browse for everything from apparel to home furnishings to specialty foods, or sit down for a light bite or a memorable meal at a local restaurant.
|Drumthwacket - 4 miles
354 Stockton Street (Route 206) Princeton, New Jersey 08540 | (609) 683-0057
Step into the past at one of our country's most historic sites. Once owned by renowned Quaker William Penn, Drumthwacket dates all the way back to 1777. Today this impressive home is the official residence of the Governor of New Jersey, and the house and its grounds are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
|McCarter Theater - 4 miles
91 University Place, Princeton, NJ 08540
For information & tickets: 609-258 ARTS (2787)
Satisfy your craving for culture at McCarter Theatre. This thriving institution offers over 200 world-class performances each year, ranging from theater and dance to music and special events.
|Princeton University – 4 miles
Princeton, NJ 08544 | (609) 258-3000
Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations.
|Terhune Orchards - 8.5 miles
330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton, NJ 08540 | 609-924-2310
Enjoy seasonal outdoor activities and events with the whole family at Terhune Orchards. From apple picking to wine tasting, pony rides to healthy eating workshops, there is something for everyone at this family-owned destination.
|Sun National Bank Center - 12 miles
81 Hamilton Avenue, Trenton, NJ 08611 | (609) 656-3200
The Sun National Bank Center hosts hundreds of sporting and entertainment events annually. From concerts to family shows and community programs, there's something for everyone.
|Grounds for Sculpture - 15 miles
18 Fairgrounds Rd, Trenton, NJ 08619 | (609) 586-0616
Grounds for Sculpture is a 42-acre sculpture park and museum founded in 1992 by John Seward Johnson II. The grounds have over two hundred and seventy large-scale contemporary sculptures, with works by Johnson and other American and international artists.
|Jackson Premium Outlets - 17 miles
537 Monmouth Rd, Jackson, NJ 08527| (732) 833-0503
Jackson Premium Outlets features an impressive collection of the finest brands for you, your family and your home. Include a shopping stop during your next trip to the area. Located just minutes from Six Flags Great Adventure, you're sure to find impressive savings all year round.
|Sesame Place - 24 miles
100 Sesame Road, Langhorne, PA 19047 | (866) 464-3566
Bring your family to the theme park where Sesame Street comes to life. Enjoy a vacation with rides, shows, and other family attractions.