EXPLORE SOUTH JERSEY’S ROUTE 42
Start with a surge of exciting maritime history on board the famous Battleship New Jersey. Then shop til’ you drop at the Deptford Mall and Gloucester Premium Outlets – home to some of the most popular name brands around. Next, recharge and unwind in downtown Hammonton – the “Blueberry Capital of the World” where you’ll find plenty of local restaurants, quaint shops, cafes, and a multitude of wineries and breweries where you can sit back, sip, and listen to some live local music.
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1. Battleship New Jersey
100 Clinton St, Camden, NJ 08103
America’s most decorated Battleship turned museum. Open for tours, events, and overnight encampments, visitors have the opportunity to experience exhibits of artifacts from the ship’s past, sit in Admiral Halsey’s chair where he commanded his fleet, and stretch out on the bunks where the sailors slept.
2. 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.
3. Gloucester Premium Outlets
100 Premium Outlet Dr,Blackwood, NJ 08012
An inspiring outdoor property featuring 90 popular name brand stores including Nike, Michael Kors, Vera Bradley, Banana Republic, and Under Armor at a savings of 25% to 65% every day. Enjoy Friendly’s full-service restaurant or Starbucks as well as additional amenities like an outdoor fireplace with deck chairs, children’s playground, and so much more.
4. Sharrott Winery
370 S Egg Harbor Rd, Hammonton, NJ 08037
An award-winning, world-class wine experience open year-round for music and wine. With new events every week, there are plenty of opportunities to stop in and listen to local bands while you sip some wine. Be sure to try a delicious gourmet flatbread from the scratch kitchen during your visit.
5. White Horse Winery
106 Hall St, Hammonton, NJ 08037
Situated on a beautiful 58-acre farm, this winery combines the most refined techniques of new and old-world winemaking and features a spectacular tasting room with breathtaking architectural details. Treat yourself to a wine tasting and relax with live music performances by local artists each weekend.
6. Downtown Hammonton
Corner of Bellevue Ave & Central Ave, Hammonton, NJ 08037
Downtown Hammonton is always in season and features a wealth of shopping and dining options for the perfect day trip. You’ll find eclectic retailers and cafes, authentic Mexican and Italian cuisine, antique shops and malls, and a thriving arts community. The town also hosts a variety of fun, family-friendly events throughout the year that you won’t want to miss.
7. Batsto Village
31 Batsto Rd, Hammonton, NJ 08037
A historic site in the South Central Pinelands known throughout the country for its beauty and historical significance. Batsto has roots dating back to 1766, with nearly two and half centuries of American history available for visitors to explore, with the lovely Pinelands as a scenic backdrop.