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Hidden Gems Worth Visiting in the Garden State

New Jersey has so many places worth visiting and exploring – especially for those who live in the luxury apartment community of Woodmont Metro at Metuchen Station in the northern New Jersey town of Metuchen. Regardless of who you go with – friends, co-workers or family – take advantage of your next long weekend, and see what kind of adventure the beautiful state has in store for you!


1.    The 1910 House Bed and Breakfast

Officially in its ninth year of operation, the 1910 House Bed and Breakfast is as charming as they come – and only a 20-minute drive from Metuchen. Located in Scotch Plains, the establishment is a Victorian home, built by middle-class workers who wished to make their space seem as wealthy and elegant as possible.

Multiple bedrooms, bathrooms, a living room, dining room and large fireplaces are shared by guests. Although the inn has marvelous period antiques, more up-to-date amenities, such as Wi-Fi, cable and air conditioning, are provided to give guests a more comfortable experience.


2.    Grand Cascades Lodge

A part of Crystal Springs Resort in Vernon, New Jersey, Grand Cascades Lodge is a AAA four-star luxury hotel nestled in the heart of the state’s northern region. Built directly in front of the Kittatinny Mountain range – and situated next to three world-class golf courses – Grand Cascades Lodge offers incredible packages that are ideal for a long weekend or mini-vacation.

Guests can enjoy access to a tropical biosphere pool complex, wine cellar tours, restaurants for fine dining on site, a full-service spa and the Mountain Creek Water Park, which is located just down the street. There are always special events going on, so be sure to ask the concierge when you book your stay.


3.    Lambertville House Hotel

Switching gears to South Jersey, Lambertville House stands proudly in Lambertville. It offers the charm of a historic building, with all the perks of a boutique hotel. The luxurious accommodations include spacious king, queen and carriage house rooms, and a unique dining experience that features unforgettable, mouth-watering food.

Referred to as “The Antiques Capital of New Jersey,” Lambertville is comprised of art galleries, coffee shops and antique stores near the Delaware River, and has attracted artisans and craftsmen since its humble beginnings. Satisfied guests have highly rated Lambertville Hotel, commending the staff on its attentive service and cozy atmosphere.


4.    The Southern Mansion

You don’t need to travel any farther than the Southern Mansion in Cape May to be graced by warm and genuine Southern hospitality! The bed and breakfast was built in 1860, and resides on award-winning gardens in the Cape May historic district.

Private bathrooms, flat-screen televisions, access to the Willow Creek winery, a full gourmet breakfast and maid service are just a few of the many services that this lovely bed and breakfast offers. When you stay at the Southern Mansion, you also can pick and choose from a variety of “little extras” that the stunning establishment offers. Gift baskets, cheese and fruit platters and fluffy bath robes are always crowd favorites.


5.    The Bernards Inn

Forbes Travel Guide, The Star-Ledger and others have rated the Bernards Inn as one of the best world-class getaways around. While people most certainly travel to the Bernards Inn to get a little rest and relaxation in its picturesque guest rooms in Bernardsville, people come from near and far to get a taste of executive chef Corey W. Heyer’s outstanding food.

The progressive American cuisine he prepares pairs well with the inn’s wine director, Terri Baldwin, and her award-winning wine collection. Various types of getaway packages are available at the Bernards Inn, from those who are looking for a romantic, long weekend, to people who are interested in reviving their mind, body and overall wellness.


New Luxury Apartments for Rent in Metuchen, New Jersey

When you live at Woodmont Metro at Metuchen Station in Metuchen, New Jersey, these amazing long weekend getaways are just a car ride away. Schedule a visit to come check out these luxury apartment home rentals, which are located at NJ Transit’s Metuchen station. Or contact us by calling 844-609-2682.