Have you visited these hidden gems of the Mid-Atlantic region? One of them is in New Jersey

Tourists often come from all over to visit New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC.

But what about other cities in the region with just as much history, culture and cool vibe?

People at World Atlas say that major cities are “central to (the Mid-Atlantic’s) cultural and economic identity.” These cities, because of their size and influence, often overshadow the region’s smaller towns, despite the latter’s contributions to the overall character of the Mid-Atlantic.

They therefore decided to write a list of the region’s most underrated cities.

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New Jersey’s Most Underrated Town

The iconic Red Mill on the South Branch of the Raritan River in Clinton, New Jersey.

There is only one entry in the World Atlas Top Eight in the Garden State.

“Clinton… is a small town located in Hunterdon County, along the South Branch of the Raritan River, one of the Longest Rivers in New Jersey. Founded in the early 19th century, the city’s economy historically revolved around flour milling, which provided the energy necessary for early industrial activities. Clinton’s surrounding landscape, marked by rolling hills and rural beauty, is typical of the western New Jersey region,” writes World Atlas.

He calls the city’s Red Mill Museum Village a must-see.

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“Here, visitors can experience 19th-century American life by exploring an old grist mill, schoolhouse, log cabin, blacksmith shop and barn.”

He also suggests the Hunterdon Art Museum, “housed in a 19th-century stone flour mill. (It) is a great option for art lovers interested in contemporary art exhibitions.

And it touts the Art in Bloom fine arts and crafts festival, scheduled for Sunday, April 14 in historic downtown and featuring local artists.

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