Located within Plumsted Township, you’ll find the quaint community of New Egypt. Here, visitors can choose from an array of exciting family-friendly things to do, such as watch the race cars zip around the at the clay track at New Egypt Speedway or try their luck at fishing at the Oakford Lake & Paradise Park recreational area.
Antique hunters searching for the best antiques around won’t want to miss the New Egypt Flea Market Village & Auction, a unique market comprised of over forty historic buildings, some of which are original World War I barracks relocated from Fort Dix. Drive along the unpaved road to this old-time country market, where you can unearth sparkling estate jewelry, rare books, collectibles and more.
Another must-visit antique shop is Red Barn Antiques, which offers an expansive 20,000-square-foot showroom filled with an ever changing inventory of vintage home décor, Victorian furniture, china sets and pottery.
For foodies looking for an authentic taste of local New Jersey, a trip to a New Egypt winery or berry-picking farm is sure to satisfy. Retreat to Laurita Winery, a charming 250-acre vineyard surrounded by woodlands, meadows and pastures, where you can sidle up to one of the three tasting bars to sip on award-winning wines and nosh on gourmet meats and cheeses from the fromagerie.
Looking for something the whole family can enjoy? Plan a trip to Emery’s Berry Patch, a 60-acre farm offering you-pick organic blueberries, freshly cut sunflowers, delicious pies, and a lineup of handmade jellies, preserves and spreads.