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Around Town

Grab your calendar and book your reservation today by calling Denise at 908-534-1616!

~Hot Air Ballooning~

 Float above scenic Hunterdon County- ballooning is relaxing and exciting! For more information, visit In-Flight Balloon Adventures or Tewksbury Balloon Adventures.

~Tubing & Rafting~

Float lazily down the river or speed up the pace and face the rapids on a raft! For lovers, float together on a double tube built for two! For details, visit Delaware River Tubing.


Neshanic Valley Golf Course is the flagship facility of
five-course Somerset CountyPark Commission system. The 27-hole Championship Course, the 9-hole Academy Course, the Learning Center, and the Callaway Golf Performance Center were designed to accommodate the needs of golfers of all abilities.

Heron Glen Golf Course- Challenging course located in Ringoes, just 20 minutes from the Inn. Special rates available for Guests of the Inn which includes greens fees, cart and rental clubs call today for information 908-534-1616.

Click here for more info on local golf courses and special rates for the guests of Holly Thorn House.

~Train Enthusiasts~

Black River & Western Railroad- Relax as you travel through the rolling hills and valleys of historic Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and experience firsthand the sights, sounds and romance of the Golden Era of Steam Railroading.

New Hope & Ivyland Railroad- Relax as you travel through the rolling hills and valleys of historic Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and experience first hand the sights, sounds and romance of the Golden Era of Steam Railroading.

Northlandz- "Enter Northlandz and enjoy an astonishing tour through some of the finest scenery in America, all under one roof." A spectacular adventure on this 1 mile indoor tour through a miniature world. Up to 100 trains running daily, and 8 miles of track are just the beginning. 25 years went into sculpting 35 foot mountains and building 40 foot bridges. Marvel at the thousands of handcrafted buildings and over 10,000 freight cars.

~Nature Lovers~

Readington offers many marked trails and public parks, including 5 Hikes in Readington. Also, Round Valley State Park is just 15 minutes away and offers hiking, fishing , swimming and boating. Ask your Innkeeper for trail maps and/or additional info.

Visit Duke Farms Living Habitats to hike, geo-cache, or rent a bicycle and enjoy 18 miles of paved, gravelled, mulched or mowed paths through various habitats.

~New Jersey Wines and Wineries: take a taste and a tour!~

Four Sisters Winery at Matarazzo Farms: Tasting room, gifts, custom labels, gift baskets, indoor & outdoor area for events.

Amwell Valley Vineyard: Located in Ringoes, just 15minutes from the Inn, Amwell Valley Vineyard is open Thursday to Sunday year round from 12 noon-5 pm for tours, tastings and retail sales.
Unionville Vineyard: Located in Ringoes, just 15 minutes from the Inn, We are now open daily from 12:00 - 5:00 pm, still 7 days a week! We invite you to visit the winery and enjoy a tasting of our handcrafted artisan wines and peruse among our specialty wine items. Experience wine tasting at its best - our awesome staff loves to share their knowledge and enthusiasm of wine. The tasting fee is $5.00 per person.

Hopewell Valley Vineyard: Just 15 minutes from the Inn you'll think you're in Italy as you experience three generations of Tuscan winemaking.
Alba Winery & Vineyard: Nestled in the Village of Finesville, Milford NJ about 35 minutes from the Inn, is picturesque Alba Vineyard. Built in 1805, a historic barn on the property now houses the winery and tasting room, as well as the Musconetcong Art Gallery. Winery hours are Sunday through Friday: 11 am - 5 pm, Saturday: 11 am - 6 pm.
Sand Castle Winery: Located in Bucks County, Pa, just 30 minutes from the Inn, Sand Castle Winery, nestled on the banks of the Delaware River in historic Bucks County, Pennsylvania, is the purveyor of world class wines with a long and noble history.
Crossing Vineyards and Winery: Crossing Vineyard & Winery is located just 30 minutes from the Inn and is on a two hundred year old estate in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, less than a mile from the place where George Washington crossed the Delaware River in 1776. Open Daily from 12pm-6pm.


In the mood for an elegant ethnic meal? Or maybe just a cold
beer and good burger? Check out the establishments below!

Char Steak House

The Ryland Inn

Casa Bianca

Fox and Hound Tavern

The Tewksbury Inn

Cafe Emelia
Spain 92

Uncle Vinnie's Clam Bar


New Hope and Lambertville

~Horseback Riding

Go for a relaxing trail ride!

Round Valley Trail Rides


Vacation boarding for your horse(s) plus use of the facility and beautiful trails


Outlet Centers- Liberty Village, Peddler's Village

Discount Shopping- Rice's Market

Antiques, Art, eclectic- New Hope/Lambertville


County Parks &Recreation

Round Valley

5 Hikes in Readington

~Ice Arenas/Laser Tag/Arcade~

Aspen Ice

Bridgewater Arena

~Art Galleries~

New Hope/Lambertville



Hunterdon County Museums


~Living History~

Bowman Stickney Farmstead

Howell Living History Farm

The Holly Thorn House Bed and Breakfast is a distinctive English Style Country Manor Inn, conveniently located in Readington Township, Hunterdon County  (west central New Jersey). Come stay with us!

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