Revel in a charming experience at the Town of Historic Smithville & Village Greene, a quaint town with more than 70 shops, family friendly attractions and welcoming bed and breakfast inns.

Book a room at one of the nearby lodging options, such as The Barn at Smithville, a cozy 12-room inn with spacious accommodations and oversized bathrooms, ideal for family vacations or girls getaways. Or, for a more romantic experience, plan a stay at The Colonial Inn, an adults-only bed and breakfast with lakefront views and luxurious amenities such as double soaking tubs, steam showers, fireplaces and serene outdoor patios.

From paddleboats and a boardwalk to the arcades and a train, there are plenty of family friendly things to do in Smithville. For history buffs and lovers of historic architecture, take a tour of the Smithville Mansion, a restored Georgian/Victorian mansion surrounded by beautiful gardens.

Or, for the full Smithville experience, take a stroll down the picturesque cobblestone streets, and stop into one of bakeries and cafes or the many mom-and-pop boutiques decorated in old-time style. The eclectic assemblage of shops offers old fashioned candy favorites, stuffed animals and toys, holiday d├ęcor, home and garden goods, bath and body products, specialty gourmet treats, country antiques, New Jersey-made honey, unique jewelry, tarot card readings and much more.