Skip the temptation to hibernate, get up and visit Somerset County, here you will find plenty of inside activities for learning, nourishing and exploration. Take a look at our listing of historic sites and arts & culture attractions. Take that romantic get-a-way or just destress with a night away from home at any one of our luxurious hotels, cozy country inns or contemporary suites. Don’t forget to eat, sample eclectic and international cuisine that makes Somerset County a foodie’s delight. Everyone loves the holidays, and Somerset County offers a plethora of seasonal holiday activities to create lasting memories for you and your family.
Visit our HistoricSites George Washington slept here. Really! Somerset County has long been a draw for noteworthy people, places and events. Come bear witness to its historic sites, homes and museums, spanning eras that include colonial times, the American Revolution and beyond.
Celebrate Colonial Christmas tradition at Bedminster’s historic 1772 Jacobus Vanderveer House and Museum. The annual two weekend-long celebration of the holidays includes festive music, period decorations, re-enactors, holiday shopping, visits from Santa and more!
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Our range of dining experiences includes five-star establishments in our quaint downtowns and unique luxury destinations, distinctive farm-to-table restaurants that feature locally grown produce and meats, in-theatre dining, downtown bistros and popular chains. Whatever your palate craves, prep for your next mouthwatering meal here with their Restaurant Guide.
This holiday season, discover the joys of our County starting with Downtown Somerville’s Holiday Jubilee in later November. The holidays are spirited and vibrant with family friendly weekend activities starting in December with The Festival of Trees, an indoor exhibit of decorated trees by various community groups and individuals. Lord Stirling Stable in Basking Ridge offers numerous winter riding programs and a Holiday Festival hayride ride.