MILLTOWN, NJ - American Girl Place is a popular Manhattan destination. It's definitely not your everyday doll store. This upscale shop is a complete experience, including a salon geared specifically for dolls to get their hair done. Shoppers can find everything for their American Girl doll from clothes to shoes and beyond. Visitors and their dolls can even enjoy a meal or tea with their favorite American Girl doll in tow. And for the first time in the 31 year history of American Girl, there is now a boy doll. Logan Everett turned the heads of his fellow American Girl dollies on Valentine's Day.

For folks looking to bring their little gal or guy to the Big Apple for an American Girl experience without the stress of driving and parking in the city, the Milltown Recreation Department is offering the ideal bus trip to celebrate the start of summer. The excursion to American Girl Place in New York will depart from the Milltown Borough Hall on Thursday, June 22 at 10 a.m. The cost of the trip is $75 per person and includes bus transportation and lunch.

The deadline for registering for the popular American Girl Place trip is May 25. For additional information or to register, contact the Milltown Recreation Department by telephone at 732-828-2100 EX 141. Interested residents can also stop by the Milltown Recreation Department office, which is located in the Milltown Borough Hall on 39 Washington Avenue, during business hours to register. The office is open from 8 a.m until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.