If your best thoughts come to you in the silence and beauty of nature, get your hiking shoes on and head to Baldpate Mountain. Once you hike up to the top you’ll be rewarded with amazing views of Hopewell Valley and the Delaware River!
Washington Crossing Open Air Theater
Many classic plays and muscials have been acted out on this stage including West Side Story, Into the Woods, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Get your feet tapping along to the music and your visions flowing as you enjoy the art of theater in a picturesque, outdoor setting.
The Delaware River & Canal
While you’re at Washington Crossing Park, veer off the canal path and head towards the Delaware River. Clear your mind as the water gently laps against the banks. You’re in Titusville, the Hopewell Valley village on the river, one of New Jersey’s best-kept secrets. Here you’ll find a charming row of homes that date back to the mid 1800’s. Some homes feature architecture and design that you don’t see much anymore. If you’re inspired by history you’ll love walking down this River Drive!
Isn’t the best kind of inspiration the kind you can eat? Any local culinary artist knows how lucky we are to live in the Garden State. At this weekly farmer’s market you can talk with the farmers and artisans, who sell everything from fresh produce to wine. Find out the story behind those tasty tomatoes and sugar-sweet corn. With so much fresh produce at your disposal, there’s no doubt that your dishes will begin to exude creativity!
Hopewell Valley Art Galleries
Along the main and side streets of Pennington and Hopewell you’ll find a handful of art galleries displaying the works of very talented local artists; don’t be afraid to pop in and speak with them. It’s important to remember that some of the best artists were inspired by the people who came before them. You can get to know some of these artists even better at the “Not Your Everyday Ox” Art Show through June 27th at Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell.
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