Hotels, restaurants and attractions around Greenwich, N.J.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Getting there

Greenwich, N.J., is about 131 miles from the Beltway. Take Interstate 95 north to I-295 north. Take US-40 toward Atlantic City, then CR-540 south. Make a left onto Bypass Road and an immediate left onto NJ-45/Woodstown Road. Turn right onto Welchville Road. Follow Welchville Road, which becomes Telegraph Road/CR-647, until you reach Willis Road. Turn right at Willis Road, then make a sharp left onto Chestnut Road/CR-623, which will empty you onto Ye Greate Street.

Staying there

Wingate by Wyndham, 2196 W. Landis Ave., Vineland, N.J., 856-690-9900, In the heart of the town where Welch's grape juice was founded in 1869 and about 30 minutes from Greenwich. Rooms start at about $110.

Country Inn by Carlson, 1125 Village Dr., Millville, N.J., 800-596-2375, About 20 minutes from Greenwich. Rooms start at $89.

Eating there

Country Rose Restaurant at Dutch Neck Village, 97 Trench Rd., Bridgeton, N.J., 856-455-9294. Traditional home cooking with an emphasis on seafood. A typical entree, such as the crab over linguine with white sauce, runs about $20.

Greenwich Country Store & Deli, 1016 Ye Greate St., Greenwich, N.J., 856-453-3622. Traditional deli fare, most items under $5.

Playing there

Cumberland County Historical Society at the Gibbon House, 960 Ye Greate St., Greenwich, N.J., 856-455-4055, Operates four museums in Greenwich: the Gibbon House (open Tuesday-Saturday 12:30 to 4 p.m.; $2), the John DuBois Maritime Museum (open only by appointment; free), the Cumberland County Prehistorical Museum (open Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.; free) and the Warren Lumis Library (open year-round, 856-455-8580). The Gibbon House also holds themed, four-course dinners of Colonial fare one Saturday a month for $50 per person. "A Winter's Stew" is Jan. 9.

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