Trenton travel guide

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You're Going to Love Trenton

Trenton is the capital of New Jersey and the only capital that borders another state. When you plan your vacation, include a boat ride on the Delaware River and explore the roots of Trenton's history. Trenton lies between New York City and Philadelphia, and both states have attributed immensely to the growth of the city's local culture.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Trenton

When to Visit Trenton

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Tourists tend to stay away from Trenton during the fall and winter, making these the best times to travel. July and August are too hot and humid to go sightseeing but make for great days to go to the beach.

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How to Get to Trenton

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Where to Stay in Trenton

The Lafayette Park Hotel & Suites is the best recommended hotel in Trenton, offering amenities such as WiFi and a downtown location in the vicinity of Trenton's museums and major landmarks. The Residence Inn Marriott is located in Hamilton and it's only a few minutes away from Trenton and Princeton.

Popular Neighborhoods in Trenton

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How to Get Around Trenton

The Cost of Living in Trenton

Shopping Streets

Downtown Trenton is the center for shopping, entertainment, and nightlife. You'll also find several stores at the Quaker Bridge Mall in Lawrence Township and at the Capitol Plaza Shopping Mall in Ewing Township.

Groceries and Other

Food Bazaar Supermarket is known for its Latin American, South American, and Caribbean products. Selecto Supermarket has products such as coffee, meats, toiletries, and house products. The average cost of milk is $3.44 per gallon and a dozen eggs are $2.50.

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C$ 15.39
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A pair of jeans
C$ 50.35
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
C$ 2.70
C$ 4.76

Where to Eat in Trenton

Trenton is known for its mixture of Italian-American, Mexican, and Central American communities. Chencha y Chole restaurant is renowned for its Mexican Mole de Pollo. For soul food and live music, have lunch at Thomasena's Restaurant. Or for a spicy dish, visit the 1911 SmokeHouse Bar-B-Que.

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