Stay From a major hotel to a quaint bed and breakfast, Somerset County offers a variety of lodging options for a night or extended stay. With over 4,500 rooms across the county, visitors have a wide choice of business friendly and family oriented facilities.
Enjoy our proud heritage, varied culture and extraordinary quality of life. Visit pristine parks, superior golf courses and world-renowned gardens. Experience equestrian and biking events, upscale shopping and outstanding, authentic dine-in restaurants. Cultural exhibits, performances at local theatres and proximity to NYC, Philadelphia, and New Jersey’s world-renowned beaches make Somerset County a prime destination.
Enjoy outstanding dining experiences featuring cuisine from around the world. Visit five star restaurants or enjoy a leisurely meal al fresco in one of our beautiful downtowns. Distinctive Farm to Table restaurants highlight locally grown produce and meats, while in-theatre dining make Somerset County a “Must Eat.”
Opportunities abound for meetings; unique spaces at top attractions like the USGA Museum, USET Equestrian Team Headquarters and restored historic sites provide a fresh take on memorable celebrations.
Everything you need to know about the top attractions in Somerset County NJ!
Snyder's Farm 586 South Middlebush Road, Somerset, NJ 08873 732-496-0441
Seasonal Farm - Please call before your visit! Snyder's Farm is 80 acres of preserved farmland centrally located in beautiful Somerset NJ. It is one of the few "Pick Your Own" farms in the area. Snyder’s Farm’s U Pick consists of GMO free strawberries in May/June, blueberries and veggies in June/July. When the picking season is over they open a Roadside stand to the community for fresh picked produce. The last hoorah for the season is Snyder’s Farm’s Annual Fall Festival, it’s fun for the whole family! Always call 732-496-0441 before you visit and check their phone message on picking availability.
When the U-Pick season starts the hours and days are as follows: Strawberry Season: Weekends Only - 9am - 6pm - Late May/Early June Blueberry Season: Mon – Fri 10am – 6pm; Sat-Sun 9am -6pm - Late June/July Vegetable Season: Picking available only during U-Pick berry days
Fall Festival: Weekends Only 11am to 6pm – www.snyders-farm.com for dates.
You will want to come back in October for the Annual Snyder's Farm Fall Festival, it is fun for the whole family. Hayrides, corn maze, pumpkin picking, corn and pumpkin cannons, pedal carts, potato sack slide and so many more fun activities. Snyder's always has some great local food at the festival along with hot apple cider and cider donuts. Go to their snack & beverage cart to try a complementary taste of blueberry and strawberry ice cream made for the farm by a local ice cream shop with their own Snyder's Farm berries.
On fall festival weekends, complementary tastings are available in the farm store. Apple cider, their signature jar goods, hot sauce and local honey are all available to purchase.
Best indoor play space in Somerset County Branchburg Sports Complex is home to the area’s newest and coolest arcade games. Visit their Family Entertainment Center to play over 45 sports and adventure-themed games and win tickets to redeem for prizes! While at BSC you can also enjoy a game of Laser Tag. Branchburg Sports Complex is home to a 9,000 square foot, four-level interactive Laser Tag arena, located within the Family Entertainment Center. BSC’s Laser Tag arena is available for drop-in play, private parties, rentals and team buildings. The PlayMaze is a custom designed play unit which offers endless fun for children ages 3 – 12! With 82 different play elements including slides, tunnels and bridges your children will be entertained for hours. Find your way to the top and slide your way down the Super Spiral slide or crawl your way through the Alligator Squeeze. The BSC PlayMaze is also equipped with a Parent Viewing Section which allows parents to keep a watchful eye while your children have a blast! A visit to Branchburg Sports Complex is a fun way to spend an afternoon or evening with friends and family.
Featuring 78,000 square feet of action packed sports and activities!
Gotta Dance: The Heart of Dance in the Heart of NJ Gotta Dance is a collaboration of passionate educators who inspire students to perfect their technique and perform with joy. Our educators share the gift of dance to encourage personal growth, foster spirited community and acknowledge the potential in everyone.
Gotta Dance offers dance classes in Hip Hop Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Street Hip Hop, preschool, Modern, Broadway, Contemporary, boys, adults, acrobatics and summer camps. Dance classes are offered to ages 2 1/2 to adult, beginner to advanced. Classes begin in September and run through June.
Classes are offered in four, state-of-the-art NJ studios: Basking Ridge, Branchburg, Martinsville and Warren. Take a complimentary class at the studio nearest you.
Locations in Basking Ridge, Branchburg, Warren & Martinsville
See the best baseball in NJ This summer, come to TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater, NJ to root on your Somerset Patriots! The Somerset Patriots are the 2015 Atlantic League Champions.
TD Bank Ballpark has been the home of the Somerset Patriots since 1999. It has been named "Best Independent Minor League Ballpark in the Nation" by Ballpark Digest. Minor league baseball games are a great family activity, and the Somerset Patriots have consistently drawn over 370,000 fans per season each year. When you get hungry, there are plenty of delicious concessions to choose from. Kids can snack on funnel cake, popcorn and hot dogs, while parents will appreciate The Guinness Pub Cart and Beers of the World. Be sure to come to a Somerset Patriots game when they have one of their legendary fireworks displays.
Make your own wine in Somerset County Experience the inviting atmosphere of this winery and learn how much fun winemaking in Somerset County, NJ can be. You will be completely involved in this hands-on experience throughout the entire process. Everything from the crushing and pressing of the grapes to the bottling of the wine will be in your control. Choose from select premium California, Italian and South American grapes and juice so your wine tastes exactly as you like.
During your wine making session, you will be assisted by international award-winning winemakers who have dedicated their lives to making sure everyone who wants to learn how to make wine is given the opportunity to do so. They know that you will be happy with the wine you make with them and find the entire wine making experience to be fun and pleasurable. Call TODAY for details or visit their website for upcoming events.
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7 Old Man Rafferty's
Sophisticated yet casual dining experience perfect for intimate date or family dinner! Great food with the perfect atmosphere! Hillsborough NJ
8 Kafka Farms
Horseback riding lessons for all ages, plus pigs, camels, geese and more! Great place for kids and adults to spend the day! Watchung NJ
9 The Meadows Foundation
A collection of 5 fully-restored Early Dutch homes available for tours daily! Great way to experience early-American life! Somerset NJ
10 Somerset County Gardens
Walk through 5 beautiful and unique gardens ranging from shrubs to perennials and roses! The most beautiful gardens in Somerset County! Somerset NJ
11 Somerset County Arboretum
A 144-acre living tree museum with thousands of tree, plant and shrub life! Perfect way to spend the afternoon outdoors! Somerset NJ
12 The Children's Museum
Interactive exhibits in science, nature, culture, community and creativity! Great place for children to interact, have fun and learn! Bridgewater NJ
13 The Fleetwood Museum
Collection of over 800 antique cameras showcasing the history of this machine! One of the most unique museums in Somerset County! North Plainfield NJ
14 The Bridgewater Commons
Dozens of stores and dining options so there's something for everyone to enjoy! Great place to spend the day with the family! Bridgewater NJ
15 The Airsoft Factory
An expansive indoor arena equipped with military, zombie or COD-style game play! The best place to spend a rainy day in Somerset County! Bridgewater NJ
16 Lord Stirling Stable
Horse-lovers can take lessons, trail rides and workshops. Instruction for all skill levels! Basking Ridge NJ
17 Duke Farms
Duke Farms provides agricultural programs for all ages! Eat local at the farmer's market! Hillsborough Township NJ
18 Brook Arts Center
See movies and shows in this classic vaudeville theatre! A Somerset County, NJ favorite since 1927! Bound Brook NJ
19 Washington Rock State Park
This is a popular site for picnicking and relaxing. One of NJ's oldest state parks! Green Brook Township NJ