From golf courses to gardens, parks to preserves, al fresco dining to live entertainment, Somerset County is the destination for exploration!

Renew, restore and refresh your sense of wellness. Hike or bike our trails, visit a farm or stay in one of our cozy hotels. Be entertained by movies and a dine-in experience, live baseball games, musical performances and family recreation.

Outdoor Trails and Treasures

Somerset County is known throughout the state for its commitment to environmental stewardship, its wildlife preserves, and its unique flora and fauna.  With a wealth of wildlife sanctuaries and nature preserves, environmental education centers, and birding sites to choose from, now’s the time to explore nature in all its glory.

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Serenity of Gardens

Residents and visitors alike will enjoy exploring arboreta, roses, peonies, and rock plants and flowers, while taking in the colors and fragrances of the many thousands of blooms carefully cultivated in native and formal gardens countywide. Peak blooms in Somerset County typically start in late April and last through June – and even the summer!

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Golfing Glory

Tee off at one of Somerset County’s many public or private golf courses, each offering a challenge to golfers at all levels of play. Check here for course openings and itinerary offerings this season. Make sure to check out the United States Golf Association Museum that boats the world’s largest and oldest collection of golf memorabilia.

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Springtime Music and Revelries

Are you ready for a night out with the family? Some of Somerset County’s most exciting entertainment venues have stepped up to the challenge, bringing back old favorites and creating new experiences to add fun back to your weekend! Fill your weekend in our bustling downtowns and restaurants with plenty of live music. Check out our theaters, and of course the Somerset Patriots, the Double-A Affiliate of the New York Yankees.

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Farm Fresh Fun

Get out for fresh air and lots of fresh produce available at Somerset County’s farm stands and farmers markets, which remain open through Spring, Summer and Fall in various locations. Enjoy farm-to-table deliciousness and artisanal foods with a bounty of fruits, vegetables, savory breads, meats, sweet baked goods, and condiments. Plan a visit to a private flower garden, lavender field or working farm. You can also check out the CSAs in the county.

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Photo courtesy of The Bradford

A Taste of Spring

Savor bites from all over the world in Somerset County. And if you’re like us, you’re excited for al fresco dining season where we’re fortunate to be able to enjoy a delicious meal outdoors throughout most of the year. And on those hot, hot days, step inside for a cool retreat. For the foodies: if you’re looking to sample a bunch of different foods in one afternoon, you can even take a food tour. So come take a bite into Somerset County!

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Courtesy of Gallery on Main, Somerville

Timeless Finds & Fashion

From downtown antiquing to carefully curated boutiques to our centrally located mall, there’s plenty to shop for! Support our small businesses who offer one-of-a-kind finds and local treasures. Check out our mall for those larger stores and shopping experiences providing everything you need for gifts and of course something special for yourself! New Jersey secret: clothing and shoes are tax exempt so our shoppers can pay less within our borders!

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hotel room with bed and white linenStaying with us? Check out our Hotels

Ready to extend your stay? Combine any of the activities above with cozy accommodations in Somerset County. Whether you’re ready to escape reality for a bit, looking for a new home, or visiting family or friends, planning your stay in Somerset County is easy. Our hotels are ready to welcome you back in safety and comfort. Take a look at our lodging.

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