Only one place in America has “Washington’s Crossing” and it is on the Delaware River Scenic Byway. Walk where George Washington and other Revolutionary War figures camped and navigated the waters of New Jersey’s “West Coast." From New Jersey’s historic capital, Trenton, through the charming riverside towns of Titusville, West Amwell, Lambertville, Delaware Township, Stockton, Raven Rock, Byram, Kingwood, Frenchtown, and Milford, contemplate the area‘s rich history and architecture of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Experience museums, galleries and fine artisan restaurants and shopping.
Spectacular views attract hikers, birders, fisherman, photographers and artists along the Federally protected Wild and Scenic section of the Delaware River running parallel to the Byway. Surround your self with the experiences Mother Nature provides, within the Delaware& Raritan Canal State Park and the Canal’s towpath, visible along the entire length of the Byway. The D& R Canal State Park is perfect for biking, canoeing & kayaking, cross country skiing, horseback riding, hunting, picnicking, birding, fishing or just relaxing.
Our Byway offers easy access for recreational options appropriate for all ages. Year round events and activities are here for you to enjoy on the Delaware River Scenic Byway.
Rich in American history and blessed in natural beauty, our communities are perfectly positioned within a one-hour drive of both Philadelphia and New York and just three hours north of Washington, DC. Together we offer urban dwellers the ultimate country getaway. Our region has a long heritage of being an artist’s haven, as evidenced by hundreds of galleries and artists’ studios. It’s a place where many people still proudly make things with their own hands.
Over a hundred restaurants, home decor shops, antique stores, luxurious bed & breakfasts, spas, world-class theater, performing arts venues, a famed auction house, and one of the East Coast’s biggest flea markets lie waiting to be explored. For the outdoor enthusiast the pristine watershed is also home to all kinds of water sports from fishing to kayaking & canoeing, crew, and tubing, and is lined with miles of paths for walking, running, biking, horseback riding, and hills for world-class cycling.