A timeless town with a colorful history.

By Travel + Leisure
February 21, 2012
Courtesy of The Crayola Factory

Easton, at the border of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, was one of the only three places where the Declaration of Independence was read aloud after adoption. History has left this charming Main Street town alone ever since; its main attraction, the Crayola Factory, has been attracting visitors for over 100 years.

The Crayola Factory

At the Crayola Factory, where crayons have been made since 1903, revisit retired colors (raw umber, we hardly knew you), and take home a four-color souvenir box made before your eyes.

The Lafayette Inn

Kick back on the wraparound porch at the brick-front Lafayette Inn on College Hill, which evokes a clean, modern version of the Revolutionary War’s Georgian style.

Sette Luna

On a quiet side street, Sette Luna cultivates a short Italian menu. The wood-burning oven imparts warmth, but the crustless cheesecake is what dreams are made of.