Somerset Travel Guide

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Somerset Travel Guide

Somerset Local History

Somerset county is located in the central region of northern New Jersey. The county seat is in Somerville and is the junction of many major transport routes in the area. The county has many fascinating historical and cultural landmarks that make it a popular tourist destination away from the bustle of the large neighbouring urban centers

Somerset Attractions

Somerset Shopping

There are a number of antique shops in Somerset county with a variety that is hard to mach elsewhere in the country - especially of early US settler or revolutionary goods.

Somerset Parks & Gardens

Leonard J. Buck Garden Featuring native and exotic plants in a naturalistic garden setting. This is a great place to appreciate the natural beauty of many unusual plants.

Colonial Park This park contains an arboretum, a fragrance and sensory garden, a perennial garden and the Rudolf W, van der Groot Rose Garden.

Somerset Restaurants and Bars

Somerset Restaurants

Sophies Bistro This is a place where you can have a good hearty meal that is unpretentious and simple at a good price. The menu is diverse, the food quality is good and so is the service. You can find this bistro at 700 Hamilton Street.

McAteers Restaurant This stylish restaurant offers an elegant and exacting dining experience not to be forgotten. The staff is well trained and very hospitable. The restaurant is located at 1714 Easton Avenue, reservations are recommended.

The Bernards Inn Located at 27 Mine Brook Road, this luxuriously romantic restaurant promises a memorable night out. The wine list is of award winning quality and compliments the small but varied menu that is always supplemented by specials.

Somerset Bars & Clubs

Murphy's Crocodile Inn This place is a great choice for a couple of drinks with friends. The atmosphere and music is great. You will find it at 102 Woodfern Road.

Sport Time Bar & Grill This is a great choice if you want to have a couple of drinks and get something to eat at the same time. When the local band is in, this place really rocks and you may battle to get a table. It is also popular for its screening of big sporting matches.

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