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Pennington overview

Pennington is a relaxing place distinct for its sports and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and bar options, along with outdoor areas for running and walking. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of Princeton University. Check out local attractions like Washington Crossing Open Air Theater and The College of New Jersey. A family- and business-friendly area, Pennington also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Pennington

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, Pennington has accommodations to fit every need. There are 203 hotels in the Pennington area and you can shop as many as 33 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 30%.
  • • 56 2-star hotels with an average price of $55 per night
  • • 108 3-star hotels with an average price of $81 per night
  • • 26 4-star hotels with an average price of $95 per night

How to get to Pennington

Fly in to Trenton, NJ (TTN-Mercer), 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from downtown Pennington. Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 40.6 mi (65.4 km) away.

What to see around Pennington

Outdoor activities are at hand such as ecotourism, sporting events, and running, along with attractions like:
  • • Princeton University Stadium
  • • Palmer Stadium
  • • Sovereign Bank Arena
  • • Waterfront Park
  • • Aspen Ice at Flemington
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Sesame Place
  • • Schaefer Farms
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir—or simply browse:
  • • University Square Shopping Center
  • • Oxford Valley Mall
  • • Liberty Village Premium Outlets
  • • Neshaminy Mall
Take some time to explore campus or the area surrounding:
  • • The College of New Jersey
  • • Institute for Advanced Studies
  • • Princeton University
  • • Duke Farms
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Washington Crossing Open Air Theater
  • • Jasna Polana
  • • Drumthwacket
  • • Princeton Battlefield State Park
  • • Albert Einstein's House

When to visit Pennington

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 56°F day, 23°F night
  • • April-June: 84°F day, 37°F night
  • • July-September: 86°F day, 50°F night
  • • October-December: 70°F day, 24°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 9.6 inches
  • • April-June: 12.3 inches
  • • July-September: 13.3 inches
  • • October-December: 11.2 inches