From East Windsor to Princeton, there’s so much to do.
East Windsor is known as the center of Mercer County, offering plenty of activities and things to do to keep you engaged. Explore outdoor recreational activities around the area, like kayaking and biking. Love theatrical arts? What about trying new restaurants or visiting historic sites where you can immerse yourself in our nation’s history? No matter your interest, our Life Plan Community is close to something you’ll appreciate regularly.
Additional activities around East Windsor and the Princeton area:
Peddie Golf Club
Enjoy an afternoon on the green at this nine-hole course, conveniently located right next door to Meadow Lakes! Even better? Residents enjoy complimentary membership!
Mercer County Park
Spend a day in nature enjoying a brisk trail hike or some bird-watching at Mercer County Park in nearby West Windsor Township. The park offers a wide variety of nature programs and activities for those of all ages throughout the year.
Explore history in Mercer County by visiting locations like Princeton Battlefield, where American and British troops fought The Battle of Princeton in 1777, or Washington Crossing State Park, where George Washington crossed the Delaware during the American Revolution.
Take a tour of Drumthwacket, the historic home of New Jersey governor Charles Smith Olden. Originally built in Princeton in 1835 as the governor’s home, Drumthwacket is open for free public tours on Wednesdays at 1 p.m.
Hightstown-East Windsor Historical Society
The historical society hosts a variety of events and activities residents at Meadow Lakes enjoy attending. The historic house and garden tours are particular favorites.
Grounds for Sculpture
Located in Trenton, Grounds for Sculpture is situated on the former New Jersey Fairgrounds and includes three of the original major buildings, all restored to their former glory. Visitors enjoy a constantly evolving collection of amazing outdoor sculptures on 42 beautiful, landscaped acres. Tours and events are available year-round.
If you love live performances, you have plenty of options to choose from in shows around East Windsor. There’s State Theatre New Jersey in New Brunswick, the Patriots Theater at the War Memorial in Trenton, and of course, the McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton.
Located right in Mercer County in Robbinsville Township, Working Dog Winery is a great spot to socialize, let off some steam, and enjoy wine tasting with your friends. Or head to Cream Ridge Winery in Upper Freehold Township to discover your new favorite vintage.
Excursions to NYC and the Jersey Shore
Both Manhattan and the Jersey Shore are located just an hour away from Meadow Lakes. You can easily hop on public transportation for a day of shopping, dining, theater, and more, or wait for a scheduled excursion and let our driver take you!