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Charming, Vibrant, Historic Princeton
Princeton is one of the best-known and most beautiful college towns in the country, with a rich history, a prime location halfway between New York and Philadelphia, and an established reputation for innovation. But it’s also a really fun place to hang out.
Visitors from around the world come to Princeton to explore its many cultural offerings and landmarks, scenic trails and parks, unique boutiques and diverse restaurants, and quaint neighborhoods.
Spend a day in Princeton and you'll quickly discover its many quirky charms and lively spirit, as well as its strong tradition of refined elegance.
Fun Facts + Stellar Stats
Filming for the 2001 movie A Beautiful Mind included auditions at Princeton University for 3000 extras.
Princeton was the nation’s capital for four months when, during the summer of 1783, the Continental Congress met in Nassau Hall.
Institute Woods, located at the Institute for Advanced Study, is a peaceful refuge open to the public for hiking, bird-watching and contemplation.
The Albert Einstein House on Mercer Street, where Einstein lived for 20 years, is currently a 3,674-square-foot, one-bedroom private residence.
Princeton is home to many unique local businesses, known and loved across the region and beyond.
Discover Your Personal Style
Orvana London women's wear collection features rich handcrafted textiles and natural fabrics in elegant designs. Inspired by her mother and grandmother at an early age, founder and designer Alka Mattoo is passionate about textiles that are100% pashmina, cotton, silk and wool.
14 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08542
Oldest Store in Princeton
Kopp's Cycle Shop was established in 1891 by E.C. Kopp and is the oldest continually running bicycle shop in America (2nd oldest in the world). The store was originally located on Nassau Street then moved to Chambers Street, John Street, Witherspoon and is now located at 38 Spring Street next to the new Municipal garage.
38 Spring Street
Princeton, NJ 08542
Premium Office Supply Store
Serving Princeton Since 1919, Hinkson’s office supply store is one of Princeton’s oldest family-run businesses and a staple in the community. Hinkson’s offers premium office and printing supplies, both in store and online, and convenient shipping services.
28 Spring Street
Princeton, NJ 98542
Princeton NEWS & DISCOVERIES
Experience Princeton Unveils New Name and Brand Identity
The Princeton Business Partnership is pleased to announce Experience Princeton as its new name, along with a new logo and tagline to support its brand strategy.
Experience Princeton President Aubrey Haines notes, “The Experience Princeton brand was developed with many purposes in mind: to welcome visitors from around the world, to uphold Princeton’s reputation for excellence, and to be a responsible, engaged and forward-thinking ambassador for local business.”