Outdoors enthusiasts will love spending time in this rural area, as there are plenty of outdoor things to do in Shamong. The Atsion Recreation Area, which is part of Wharton State Forest, offers ample opportunities for birding, hiking, fishing and seasonal swimming.

For more family friendly fun, spend some time fishing at Indian Mills Lake, a serene lake where local anglers catch bass, crappie and pickerels. Then, venture over to the nearby Shamong Diner & Restaurant, a family-owned restaurant offering hometown favorites like brick oven-fired pizza pie, liver and onions, hoagies and seasonal soft-serve ice cream. A full menu of vegetarian and vegan options is also available.

If a romantic countryside getaway is more your speed, take a tour of Valenzano Winery, where you can sample the latest vintages, nosh on artisan cheeses and enjoy a bottle of wine or a picnic by the fountain garden.