Retirement Living near Princeton, NJ
At Stonebridge at Montgomery, our close proximity to Princeton makes us the ideal location for exploring culture, history and nature. You’ll find opportunities for hiking, biking, shopping, dining, touring, live theater and so much more. Princeton University is, of course, the centerpiece of the area and the town combines the energy and pace of the Ivy League with the rich heritage of the American Revolution.
Princeton Activities and Attractions
There’s so much to explore in the area, you may not know where to begin! Here are a few of the resident favorites at Stonebridge at Montgomery:
Princeton University: When you step onto Princeton’s campus, you’re truly stepping into history. Group tours are available to take you around the stunning campus, downtown and other historical sites in the area. Going strong since 1746, Princeton University is an incredible historical experience you won’t want to miss.
Morven Museum and Garden: Just a short stroll from the university, bask in the fine and decorative arts collection at Morven Museum and Garden. Once home to Richard Stockton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, the museum and garden is a breathtaking historical site that dates back to the 1700s.
Princeton University Art Museum: Founded in 1882 and now housing over 92,000 works of art ranging from antiques to contemporary pieces, it’s easy to spend an afternoon lost in artwork at the Princeton University Art Museum.
Theaters: If it’s live performances you love, you have plenty of options to take in a show around the Princeton area. There’s the McCarter Theatre and Richardson Auditorium in Princeton, the State Theatre in New Brunswick, the Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, Pennsylvania and so much more.
Sourland Mountain Preserve: Enjoy the great outdoors by hiking through nearby Sourland Mountain Preserve. This moderate, 5.4-mile trail can also be broken down into shorter hikes through several connected trails and offers beautiful views through interesting rock formations and boulders known as Devil’s Half Acre and Roaring Rocks.
Various state parks: Speaking of hiking, the Princeton area offers several state parks so you can get out and enjoy the fresh air any time of the year; for instance, Princeton Battlefield State Park, which preserves part of the site of the Battle of Princeton where you can spend some quiet time reflecting on our history. Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park, one of New Jersey’s most popular recreational corridors, offer canoeing, jogging, hiking, biking and fishing.
Ready to learn more about all there is to do around our senior living community in Princeton, NJ? Contact us today to schedule your personal tour!