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Friday, March 23, 2012
Canadian Geese at Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park
Mercer County, NJ
Day Light Savings Time marks the beginning of Spring giving you more sunshine and light; what are you gonna do with it? Wake up to the sunrise or savor twilight when you hear the familiar sounds of the early croaking frogs and chirping crickets? Whatever you choose to do with those daylight hours; for me its the most magical time when everything comes alive with sound and color.
Visit us at the Inn at Glencairn located in Mercer County, NJ, the center for commerce and culture in the Garden State. Located midway between New York City and Philadelphia, we’re also home to Princeton University, Rider University, The College of New Jersey, Thomas Edison State College and Mercer County Community College. The county holds some of the state's greatest cultural and historic sites with Revolutionary War battle sites in Trenton and Princeton
Are you a history lover?
We've got that! We live in one of the oldest houses with the Kings Highway right in front of it which is one of the oldest roadways in the country.Check out some of these sites and they are all 10-20 minutes away:
Princeton Battlefield State Park
"On January 3, 1777, the peaceful winter fields and woods of Princeton Battlefield were transformed into the site of what is considered to be the fiercest fight of its size during the American Revolution. During this desperate battle, American troops under General George Washington surprised and defeated a force of British Regular" http://www.visitprincetonbattlefield.org/
Washington Crossing State Park
Crossing the Delaware Reenactment
"On December 25, 1776, the icy waters of the Delaware River provided the setting for one of the pivotal events of the American Revolution. After crossing the rough winter river at night, General George Washington and the Continental Army landed at Johnson’s Ferry, at the site now known as Washington Crossing State Park."
Nature Lover- Biking-Hiking even Fishing!
We've got that too! Our many parks have all that and more and close to the Inn at Glencairn.
Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park
Walking/Bike Canal Trail
"The 70-mile Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park is one of central New Jersey's most popular recreational corridors for canoeing, jogging, hiking, bicycling. A recent bird survey conducted in the park revealed 160 species of birds, almost 90 of which nested in the park"
Come on over and let us spoil you! You can make your reservations on line or give us a call, we accept kids 10 and over. Come see beautiful Princeton, Lawrenceville and see what Mercer County is all about.
Smokehouse, 1700's barn and Stone Stable Inn at Glencairn, Princeton New Jersey