Welcome to Princeton, New Jersey—the town Money Magazine ranked as one of the top 100 towns in the United States to "Live and Work In."
1. THE ARCHITECTURE
There's no shortage of historic homes in Princeton—ranging from Colonial to Federal styles. Princeton is even home to Drumthwacket. Built in 1835, it's the official residence of the Governor of New Jersey. Seen above is Morven Museum & Garden.
2. THE COCKTAILS
Enjoy happy hour every Monday-Friday from 5-7PM at the bar in the 4-diamond Peacock Inn. You'll need to try a martini known as the Lavender Bumble. Blended with gin, lavender honey, lemon and egg white—it's to die for.
3. THE HISTORY
The 1836 portico, a memorial that hovers over Princeton Battlefield. These columns mark the spot where American and British troops fought each other in 1777 in the Battle of Princeton during the American Revolutionary War.
4. THE SHOPPING
A preview of the shopping choices that line Nassau Avenue and its side streets.And so much character.