There is something for everyone to experience in Princeton! You will find world-reowned centers of learning, historic landmarks, first-class shopping and great restaurants.
Take a stroll through Princeton University, or browse the unique boutique stores. Explore the rolling battlefield where the battle of Princeton was fought. Walk or ride a bike on the towpath and you may catch a glimpse of the United States Olympic rowing team. Enjoy performing arts at McCarter Theatre Center, history at the Morven Museum and Garden, Historical Bainbridge House and Princeton Cemetery, art at the Princeton University Art Museum, or live music for the many arts and entertainment venues.
John F. Kennedy, Woodrow Wilson, James Madison and Grover Cleveland all lived in Princeton. Aaron Burr, Jr. would return here after gunning down Alexander Hamilton. George Washington fought decisive wars here. Princeton is home to more Nobel Prize winners than any other two square miles on earth. In 1783 the Continental Congress convened here and two members actually stayed at The Peacock Inn. Albert Einstein and F. Scott Fitzgerald were guests of The Peacock Inn.
F. Scott Fitzgerald