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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Princeton, NJ
Event Name: Princeton Historic/Capital
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 109821 2018/Y0736
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5km/10km - 1A
Description: Note that AVA has approved Princeton Historic walk as a Capital walk for New Jersey. After registration drive 4.2 miles to walk start. The historic trail includes Princeton University, exclusive residential areas, gravesites of Grover Cleveland and Aaron Burr, many past presidents of Princeton and the home used by Albert Einstein. Numerous sculptures and historic sites lie along the walk route. Please take the historic site information with you. Includes Nassau Hall, the first capital of New Jersey. Palmer Square features an upscale shopping area. Bring a camera. In August 2014 issue of New Jersey Monthly featuring 25 top restaurants - 3 were in Princeton: Agriola, Mitral, and the Peacock Inn. Hoagie Haven, Princeton Soup and Sandwich, and the Bent Spoon (ice cream) also mentioned. Walk is open dawn to dusk.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Alternative Capitals, Cities in Song, Honoring Our Flag, National Parks Centennial Challenge, National Register of Historic Places, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, Trekking With the Trees, United States Post Offices, Vice Presidential Walks, Walking the Path of Inventions, Walking the USA A - Z, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: Dawn to dusk
Location: Clarion Hotel/Palmer Inn
Start Point / Driving Directions: 3499 Rte 1 South , Princeton. Start is on Rt. 1 south, 2.8 miles north of JCT I-295 & I-95 with Rte.1. From the east take I-195 to 295 north. I-295 Exit 67 to 1 north. Make a U-turn at Alexander Rd overpass onto Rt. 1 South. Clarion is just beyond Pep Boys. GPS 40.309673, -74.665235
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Restrooms available at the Clarion/Palmer Inn. The Clarion Inn may offer overnight discount rates to walkers - please inquire.
Host Club: Princeton Area Walkers
Contact: Diane Glace (609) 658-7724
Website: www.princetonareawalkers.com
E-Mail Contact: dianeg6@aol.com