Late fall is the perfect time to plan a New Jersey vacation. The crisp air and colorful leaves are at their peak in November, making it the perfect time to head out for one last fall getaway before the temperatures drop. This year, instead of opting for a hotel, feel like family at one of the state’s intimate Bed and Breakfast Inns. They serve up an experience like no other!
These delightful destinations provide all of the modern conveniences of a hotel, with the added touch of friendly and personable owners who will make sure your stay is perfect. Located close to quaint towns, state parks and hiking trails, a stay at any of these Bed and Breakfast Inns is one of the best ways to enjoy the last days of autumn.
Whistling Swan Inn
Where: 110 Main Street, Stanhope
Details: Enjoy the beautiful Skylands region of Northern New Jersey with a stay at the Whistling Swan Inn. Close to Waterloo Village, Lake Hopatcong and the Morris Canal, the Inn is the perfect spot to relax after a day of hiking, horseback riding or shopping. Guests of the Inn can enjoy all of the comforts of home, including complementary beverages and home-made cookies. Rooms are decorated with a Victorian flair, but also feature modern amenities including a 2-person jacuzzi, fireplace and Egyptian Cotton towels and linens. A complementary country buffet breakfast is included with every stay.
More Info: Visit www.whistlingswaninn.com or call 973-347-6369.
Where: 6 Woolverton Road, Stockton
Details: The acclaimed Woolverton Inn is a country estate bed and breakfast surrounded by preserved farmland and forest. Offering the ultimate in luxury, the Inn is perched high above the Delaware River and is the perfect location for those who want to explore the shops and restaurants of New Hope and Lambertville. Each of the Inn’s rooms and cottages features central air conditioning, private baths and feather beds. Guests also enjoy a three-course breakfast, afternoon refreshments and complementary beverages.
More Info: Visit www.woolvertoninn.com or call 609-397-0802.
Chestnut Hill on the Delaware
Where: 63 Church Street, Milford
Details: Located right on the water, Chestnut Hill is the ideal place to stay for those who want to enjoy all that the Delaware Valley has to offer. Built in 1860, the Victorian Inn is furnished with antiques and photos that share the story of this historical home. Welcoming owners, Rob and Linda Castagna, make every guest feel like family. Chestnut Hill features a variety of rooms and suites, each with private baths. Close to wineries, hiking trails, shops and restaurants, Chestnut Hill is a great place to relax and unwind.
More Info: Visit www.chestnuthillnj.com or call 908-995-9761.
Chimney Hill Estate Inn
Where: 207 Goat Hill Road, Lambertville
Details: The Chimney Hill Estate Inn is Lambertville’s most secluded bed and breakfast property. Built in 1820, Chimney Hill is nestled on a country road in the wooded hillside just a half mile from town. Each room is beautifully decorated and features a private bath. Spend your days exploring Lambertville and New Hope, strolling the grounds of the Inn (which includes an alpaca farm) or hiking at the ever popular and historic Goat Hill Overlook.
More Info: Visit www.chimneyhillinn.com or call 609-397-1516.
The Inn at Laurita Winery
Where: 19 Archertown Road, New Egypt
Details: Located on the same farmland as the Laurita Winery and Vineyards and Laurita Equine Center, the Inn at Laurita is the perfect place for a fun getaway. The Winery hosts special events throughout November and December, including concerts, brunches and barbecue/food truck events. The Inn features a variety of cozy rooms and suites. Guests can hike, go horseback riding, taste some wine or spend the day being pampered at the spa. A complementary country gourmet breakfast is included with every stay.
More Info: Visit www.innatlauritawinery.com or call 609-752-0303.
The Inn at Glencairn
Where: 3301 Lawrenceville Road, Princeton
Details: Perfectly located near the historic town of Princeton, The Inn at Glencairn features the modern amenities of a boutique hotel in a historic Georgian manor. The home is beautifully decorated with fine art and antiques. Each room features en-suite baths, crisp linens and down duvets. Guests will also enjoy a complementary breakfast made with locally grown and organic ingredients.
More Info: Visit www.innatglencairn.com or call 609-497-1737.
Asbury Park Inn
Where: 404 Asbury Avenue, Asbury Park
Details: Although summer is long gone, the eclectic beach town of Asbury Park is still bustling with activity. Spend a few days at the luxurious Asbury Park Inn and enjoy the town’s award-winning restaurants, concert venues and galleries. Located just 3 blocks from the Boardwalk, the Asbury Inn boasts several suites, each beautifully decorated with private bathrooms and central air conditioning. Additional amenities include a gourmet, made-to-order breakfast, transportation from the train station and free use of the Inn’s bicycles.
More Info: Visit www.asburyparkinn.com or call 732-740-4650.
The Queen Victoria
Where: 102 Ocean Street, Cape May
Details: The Queen Victoria is an award-winning bed & breakfast inn, located in the heart of historic Cape May. The Inn’s 35 inviting rooms and suites blend the historic elegance of period furniture and antiques with the modern conveniences of televisions, air conditioning, gas log fireplaces and mini refrigerators. All rooms have a private bath, many with a whirlpool tub. The Inn offers a buffet style breakfast and an afternoon tea, complete with savory treats. Guests also have access to the pantry area where complimentary beverages are available throughout the day. During your stay, you can take one of several tours of Cape May’s historic district, enjoy the towns award-winning restaurants or head to one of the local wineries.
More Info: Visit www.queenvictoria.com or call 609-884-8702.
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