By Becky Krystal
Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, February 10, 2011; 3:53 PM
Trenton, N.J., is about 175 miles from Washington. Take I-95 north into New Jersey to Exit 46A to U.S. Route 1 north. Take the South Warren Street exit toward NJ-29 and turn right on Bloomsbury Street. Exit onto Calhoun Street and turn right on West State Street to arrive downtown.Staying there
20 Bayard Lane,
This small luxury hotel is worth the easy drive from Trenton. Rooms from $179.Eating there
126 S. Warren St.
Cheerful coffeehouse open for breakfast and lunch. Coffee from $1.60, sandwiches from $6.75. Papa's Tomato Pies 804 Chambers St.
Papa's Tomato Pies
804 Chambers St.
Uncooked tomato sauce goes on top of the cheese on the tomato pies (not pizzas!). Pies from $13.Playing there
1719 William Trent House
15 Market St.
Daily 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Adults $4, seniors $3, children $2.
Old Barracks Museum
101 Barrack St.
Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Adults $8, seniors and children $6, 5 and younger free.
Trenton City Museum
Tuesday-Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Suggested donation
$5 adults, $4 seniors, $2 students.
New Jersey Statehouse
125 W. State St.
Hourly tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday and noon to 3 p.m. first and third Saturdays of the month. Free.Information