This charming little town, located in Hunterdon County along the Raritan River and only an hour and a half drive from New York, offers beautiful backdrops and a leisurely pace, making it an ideal day-trip stop or weekend getaway for New Jersey and New York residents. With its its alluring scenic beauty and historic sites, this postcard-perfect town has attracted many visitors, photographers and movie-makers.
The town welcomes you with an array of things to do and see to make your visit to this place a memorable experience. Wander into charming shops, local boutiques and artisanal gourmet shops, grab a bite at lovely cafes and award-winning restaurants, enjoy leisurely riverside walks, tour the iconic Red Mill Museum Village to discover the history of Clinton or step inside the historic Hunterdon Art Museum to view the magnificent art and craft pieces. You can also pursue outdoor activities like hiking, biking, kayaking, boating and swimming at Spruce Run recreation area or just simply enjoy the experience of a local festival.
New Jersey – the Garden State has many such charming little towns; Clinton definitely makes it to our list of favorite small town destinations in the USA.
Here is a glimpse of the little town of Clinton and its varied attractions :