The City of Trenton, NJ
Trenton is a popular city in the state of New Jersey with a total of 83,242 residents living there. Trenton is ranked as the fifth most populated city in New Jersey and the 335th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Mercer County. The largest nearby city to Trenton is Philadelphia, approximately 27 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Trenton, including Arbijon's Restaurant & Lounge, Amazon Cafe, Blimpie Subs & Salads, Dino's Cafe and Red Lobster. For a larger selection of Trenton restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Trenton Museums, Botanical Gardens, Golf Courses and/or Arenas, including the East Course at Mercer Oaks Golf Course, Sayen Park Botanical Garden, Clarke House Museum, Drumthwacket and Grounds for Sculpture. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Trenton please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 4 airports are located in or near Trenton:
- Mount Holly South Jersey Regional Airport (LLY)
- Northeast Philadelphia Airport (PNE)
- Princeton Airport (PCT)
- Trenton Mercer Airport (TTN)
Trenton, New Jersey Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Trenton experiences an average high temperature of 39 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 21 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.04 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Trenton with daytime temperatures averaging 83 degrees in the summer, and 42 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Trenton to receive an average of 3.56 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.67 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 104 degrees in the summer and as low as -18 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Trenton should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 65 degrees, and nighttime lows of 41.
Trenton, New Jersey Attractions
1Abington Art Center - , Jenkintown,
Abington Art Center, located in the northern suburbs of Philadelphia, PA is a non-collecting contemporary art museum with exhibition galleries and a sculpture park. Abington Art Center’s mission is to cultivate the power of the arts – inspiring individuals and strengthening community. The Art Center supports its mission through exhibitions, a studio school for visual arts & dance, community education programs and public events at its Jenkintown, Pennsylvania cultural campus.
2Academy of Natural Sciences - , Philadelphia,
The Academy of Natural Sciences is the oldest natural science research institution and museum in the New World. It was founded in 1812 by many of the leading naturalists of the young republic with its expressed mission of "the encouragement and cultivation of the sciences." For over nearly two centuries of continuous operations, the Academy has sponsored expeditions, conducted original environmental and systematics research, and amassed natural history collections containing more than 17 million specimens.
3Adventure Aquarium - Camden,
The Adventure Aquarium, formerly the New Jersey State Aquarium, is a for-profit educational entertainment attraction operated in Camden, New Jersey on the Delaware River waterfront by the Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation. It originally debuted in 1992, and re-opened in its current form on May 25, 2005, featuring about eight thousand animals living in varied forms of semi-aquatic, freshwater, and marine habitats.
4African American Museum in Philadelphia - , Philadelphia,
39°57′10.07″N 75°9′5.65″W / 39.9527972°N 75.1515694°W / 39.9527972; -75.1515694
5American Philosophical Society Museum - , Philadelphia,
The American Philosophical Society is a discussion group founded in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin as an offshoot of his earlier club, the Junto. Through research grants, published journals, the upkeep of the American Philosophical Society Museum, an extensive library, and regular meetings, the society continues to advance careful study in a wide variety of disciplines in the humanities and the sciences. The museum is located immediately east of Independence Hall and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966.
6American Swedish Historical Museum - , Philadelphia,
The American Swedish Historical Museum is the oldest Swedish-American museum in the US. It is located in Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park in the South Philadelphia neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on part of a historic 17th-century land grant originally provided by Queen Christina of Sweden to settlers of New Sweden.
7Andalusia (Nicholas Biddle Estate) - , Andalusia,
Andalusia, which is also referred to as the Nicholas Biddle Estate, is an historic mansion and surrounding estate that can be found on the Delaware River just north of Philadelphia in the village named Andalusia for it in Bensalem Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
8Architects Golf Club, The - Phillipsburg,
The Architects Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Warren County New Jersey. Built in 2001, this Phillipsburg course designed by Stephen Kay & Ron Whitten is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 908-213-3080. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 700 Strykers Rd, Phillipsburg, NJ 8865
9Ash Brook Golf Course - Scotch Plains,
The Ash Brook Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Union County New Jersey. Built in 1951, this Scotch Plains course designed by Alfred H. Tull is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 908-756-0414. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 1210 Raritan Rd, Scotch Plains, NJ 7076
10Athenaeum of Philadelphia - , Philadelphia,
The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a special collections library founded in 1814 to collect materials "connected with the history and antiquities of America, and the useful arts, and generally to disseminate useful knowledge" for public benefit. The Athenaeum's collections include architecture and interior design history, particularly for the period 1800 to 1945. The institution focuses on the history of American architecture and building technology, and houses architectural archives of 180,000 drawings, 350,000 photographs, and manuscript holdings of about 1,000 American architects.
Trenton, New Jersey Hotels
1Red Roof Inn Princeton
3203 Brunswick Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
2Howard Johnson - Princeton/lawrenceville
2995 Brunswick Ave
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
3Comfort Inn Lawrenceville
3270 Route 1
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
4Extended Stay America Princeton - West Windsor
3450 Brunswick Pike
Princeton, NJ 08540
9Marriott Execustay Stewards Cro
1000 Stewarts Crossing Way
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Trenton, New Jersey Restaurants
This is a list of Trenton Asian Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Chinese Restaurants, Burger Restaurants and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!
Published January 21, 2013
Visit the National parks of Utah by car driving through scenic routes in Zion National Park and Escalante National Monument with unforgettable colorful rock formations such as the hoodoos and arches
Published November 21, 2012
Magnificent formations, easy to access short trails, lookout points, and grand vistas make Arches National Park an inspirational wonder for people of all ages.
Published November 4, 2011
See Fabulous Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, City Hall filled with Alexander Milne Calder’s statues including William Penn’s, and the Magic Gardens
Published October 30, 2011
Botanical Garden and outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy these lovely oases in and around Philadelphia Pennsylvania ideal for family strolls and picnics!
Published October 22, 2011
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is the third largest museum in the nation, with vast collections housing hundreds of thousands of artifacts spanning various periods
Published September 29, 2011
With so many historic places to visit in Philadelphia, we managed to pack in all the main attractions and still include less known locations that make Philly so unique.
Published September 28, 2011
From the Franklin Institute to the Ben Franklin Memorial to the recreation of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, Philadelphia is Ben Franklin's Town