Local Activities



The Princeton area, which has a population of approximately 30,000 residents, has tree-lined streets, specialty shops, restaurants, parks and a friendly and safe atmosphere. Additionally, the area offers a rich variety of arts and cultural resources, athletic events, media and more. 

 

Activities:

Centers
McCarter Theatre Center
Princeton Arts Council

Movies
Princeton Garden Theatre
Local Movie Listings on Yahoo!

Fine Arts
Princeton University Art Museum
Grounds for Sculpture 

Music & Dance
American Boychoir
Princeton Country Dancers
Princeton Folk Music Society
Princeton Society of Musical Amateurs

Other
D&R canal hiking paths
Enjoy this 70-mile Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park in central New Jersey.Canoe, jog hike, bike, fish and horseback ride to your heart's content. History buffs will love the bridges and 19th century bridge tender houses. The park is open from sunrise to sunset.

For more information visit:  DandRCanal.com.
Click the following link for more local activities in the Princeton:   http://www.princeton.edu/main/visiting/region/

 

Day trips:

New York City
About an hour's drive from Hyatt Regency Princeton, New York City is an exciting daytrip for sightseeing and shopping.  While you’re there, check out a Broadway show and dine in some of the country’s finest restaurants.

Philadelphia
The city of brotherly love is less than an hour away from Princeton.  Enjoy this vibrant city and take in all the historic sights you can during your visit.

New Hope
Situated between Princeton and Philadelphia, this small town getaway has only four main streets and offers a variety of shopping, theatre and dining opportunities.

Lambertville
Across the river from New Hope is Lambertville. Stroll down the quaint streets of this New Jersey town and enjoy its history, cultural diversity and remarkable architecture.

Peddler’s Village
Explore Peddler's Village in the heart of Bucks County, Pennsylvania – just a thirty minute drive from Hyatt Regency Princeton. Visitors can follow the town's winding brick pathways to a unique shopping and dining experience. 

 

Transportation:

TO/FROM NEWARK AIRPORT
State Shuttle:  800-427-3207 (24/7) or www.stateshuttle.com 
Schedule varies / Reservations required.  
* Call or visit website for rates

TO/FROM JFK AIRPORT

State Shuttle:  800-427-3207 (24/7) or www.stateshuttle.com 
Schedule varies / Reservations required.  
* Call or visit website for rates

TO/FROM MERCER COUNTY/TRENTON AIRPORT
Taxi Service, Approimately. 20-25 minutes.
Approximate Rate: $30.00.

TO/FROM AMTRAK 

(Trenton Station)
Taxi Service: Approximately 10 miles. 
Approximate Rate: $30.00.

TO/FROM NEW JERSEY TRANSIT TRAINS 

(Princeton Junction Station)
Approximately 1 mile
Complimentary hotel shuttle with reservation; Contact Princeton Hyatt Hotel directly at 609-987-1234
Taxi Service, Approx. $8.00 - $12.00.

TO/FROM NYC NEW JERSEY TRANSIT TRAIN
 
Via New Jersey Transit Train / Princeton Junction Station.
Approximately 1 Hr. 10 Minutes.  Approximately $25.00 Round-trip

COMPLIMENTARY HOTEL SHUTTLE SERVICE
Within a 5 mile radius of the hotel by reservation. Contact Princeton Hyatt Hotel directly at 609-987-1234