Tucked away in the town of Warwick, the Warwick Valley Winery is an ideal place to learn about wines and enjoy them too. Opened in 1989, it specializes in exotic fruit wines and liqueurs. Varieties like Riesling, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir are available here; however its Doc’s Draft Hard Apple Cider walks away with all the praises. Its tasting room offers you an opportunity to savor different wines and libations; the bartenders here will patiently guide you through your whites and reds. Fresh and tasty short eats like pizzas, sandwiches, salads served at the on-site cafe are an added bonus. Apart from that, the Warwick Valley Winery also hosts music and wine festivals that are well-attended. Good food, great wine and lovely music... certainly a paradise worth visiting!
Mount Arlington in Morris County New Jersey is bestowed with one of the finest yacht clubs in the United States. The Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club is an example of the Adirondack style of architecture and relies heavily on the use of logs in its construction. It was established in 1905 and provides activities for the entire family. The program of the club involves an instructional sailing and racing program. From the exterior white facade is home to dark woodwork and architecturally-supreme interiors. The Saturday night functions during summer and spring are a highlight for its members.
The New Jersey Botanical Garden is a beautiful landscape spread across an area of 96 acres (39 hectares). Built in 1922, it has many structures in itself that make it more beautiful. It is also known as Skylands, which is named after the manor that stands at the garden. Many small gardens that specifically belong to one type of plant species or trees adorn the landscape. The garden hosts many events to keep its visitors entertained. With so much greenery around, the place looks serene and enchanting.
The Space Farms Zoo and Museum welcome all to experience the history and nature here. Along with the wild side, one can enjoy the educational programs conducted for all ages. With over 100 acres of land with a serene atmosphere for play and picnics, this place is a great family site, and features the zoo and museums which create a great adventure and memorable experience.
DAR Van Bunschooten Museum is a colonial structure built in 1787. The mansion was of political significance as it was occupied by the minister of the locality, Elias Van Bunschooten. The house museum has around 10 rooms, maintained to present period look. Various artifacts like kitchen utensils, oil paintings, clothing and furniture given by the residing family can be seen here. Take a look at the wood burning fire place and roam around the green land of the estate. The museum is open for public visits from May to October on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month between 1:00 p to 4:00 p.
Home to two hotels, two spas, and six world-class golf courses, Crystal Springs Resort is the ultimate retreat for those looking to get away from the chaos of the urban life. The tranquil and calm atmosphere here makes it a favorite getaway spot for families. While here, do pamper and spoil yourself at the spas that offer a wide range of beauty and wellness treatments. The Grand Cascades Lodge and The Mineral Hotel at Crystal Springs Resort offer luxurious rooms fully equipped with all the latest amenities ensuring comfort to the patrons. A wide range of romantic packages are offered here for love birds who are looking to spend quality time together.
Located in the heart of the 14,193 acres High Point State Park, the High Point is a monument that is 220 feet high obelisk monument. This beautiful high peak monument was built in the honor of the war veterans and the windows at the observation sight overlooks the Pocono Mountains, Catskill mountains, and Wallkill river valley. The site from the top gives a great scenic view of the surrounding and is prominent in it's appearance.
Opened seasonally on Memorial Day and Labor Day, Mountain Creek Waterpark takes you through to a splashing fun day. The special attraction here are the Alphine Slide, Surf Hill and Kamikaze. Your children will love the giant water slides while you relax at the restaurant or in shaded areas the snack bar. Special rates available for twilight admission. Check the website for more details.