EXPLORE SOUTH JERSEY’S ROUTE 55
Hop on Route 55 and discover one of the most unique keepsakes in South Jersey – the Heritage Glass Museum. Here you’ll uncover the rich history behind local glass artistry and industry. Discover charming downtowns along the way, including downtown Pitman, brimming with music, arts and culture. Feeling thrifty? Explore Mullica Hill, a noted destination for antiques and collectables. And don’t forget to swing by Glassboro – whether you’re visiting the Fossil Park or exploring the Rowan Art Gallery, you’ll leave this dynamic place with stories to tell.
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1. Deptford Mall
1750 Deptford Center Rd, Deptford, NJ 08096
Filled with more than 125 speciality stores including Aldo, Michael Kors, Sephora, The Disney Store, Pandora, Swarovski, and Vans, plus a huge variety of casual dining options for the whole family like Red Robin, Ruby Tuesdays and a large food court.
2. Edelman Fossil Park
Woodbury Glassboro Road, Sewell, NJ 08080
The best site east of the Mississippi to discover dinosaur remains from the late cretaceous period. Fossilized remains from dozens of pre-historic marine animals have been discovered here including sharks, crocodiles, and mosasaurs. Ticketed events and group experiences are currently available.
3. Pitman Golf Course
501 Pitman Rd, Sewell, NJ 08080
Located in Gloucester County, the Pitman Golf Course offers players of all abilities the opportunity to have an affordable, fun and challenging game of golf. This public facility features a regulation 18 hole golf course, practice putting green, driving range, and a full service clubhouse restaurant and bar with excellent catering services for special events.
4. William Heritage Winery
480 Mullica Hill Rd, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062
Formerly a peach and apple orchard, the Heritage family transformed the land into vineyards, creating award-winning wine in the process. The estate vineyard and winery is located in the heart of the Outer Coastal Plain American Viticultural area, and is well-known for it’s high quality grapes grown by fifth-generation farmers.
5. Uptown Pitman
Broadway, Pitman, NJ 08071
Known for its vibrant business district, Broadway Theatre, craft beer, diverse cuisine, and an ongoing calendar of live music, arts, and other well-known events, historic Pitman is a town that draws in visitors from near and far.
6. Summit City Farms & Winery
500 University Blvd, Glassboro, NJ 08028
This family-owned, vertically integrated agribusiness has been serving New Jersey since 1922. Summit City offers more than thirty varieties of wine, a state-of-the-art tasting room, and a wholesale working farm with an endless bounty of peaches, apples, and nectarines.
7. Heritage Glass Museum
25 High St E, Glassboro, NJ 08028
Learn all about South Jersey’s glass roots at the Heritage Glass Museum, where you’ll find 200 year-old historic glass, bottles, and animal figurines, as well as an extensive library highlighting the unique history of glass blowing in the region.
8. Core3 Brewery
609 N Delsea Dr, Clayton, NJ 08312
“Rooted in South Jersey” and created by good friends, visitors can expect high-quality beers in a variety of styles ranging from IPAs and Kolsch to sours and coffee stouts. Stop in and try a flight, pint or growler.