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Stay near the best things to do in Piscataway

Whether you’re meeting on site or visiting a student at Rutgers University, the Radisson hotel in Piscataway, NJ provides a convenient home base just off I-287 and close to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). Visit clients at nearby businesses like MetLife and Ericsson, or head to entertainment districts in Newark, New Brunswick, New York, Philadelphia or Atlantic City. If you want to add a little more fun to your business trip or vacation, spend the day on thrill rides at Six Flags Great Adventure & Safari, less than an hour away. We’re also about 30 minutes from the famous boardwalks and beaches of the Jersey Shore.

Family fun:

  • Jersey Shore beaches (30 min)
    With legendary boardwalks and sandy beaches, Jersey Shore offers a wide array of entertainment options and picturesque ocean views.
  • Liberty Science Center (30 min)
    Lose yourself in scientific wonders when you visit the Liberty Science Center, home to interactive exhibits, the Jennifer Chalsty Planetarium and the LSC Giant Dome Theater. 
    Phone: +1 (201) 200-1000
  • Six Flags Great Adventure & Safari (55 min) 
    At this high-energy theme park, you can experience roller-coaster thrills, cool off with water rides and get an up-close look at wildlife on the Safari Off Road Adventure.
    Phone: +1 (732) 928-2000

Local parks and gardens:

  • Colonial Park (15 min)
    With everything from mini golf and picnic areas to an 18-hole golf course and pristine natural areas, this Somerset County park is a great destination for families.
    Phone: +1 (732) 873-2459
  • Rutgers Gardens (15 min)
    Affiliated with Rutgers University, this botanical garden offers free admission to a 70-acre forest and more than 60 acres of specialty gardens, manicured lawns and walking paths.
    Phone: +1 (732) 932-8451

Education and performing arts:

  • New Brunswick (10 min)
    Thanks to venues like the George Street Playhouse, the American Repertory Ballet and the State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick is a can’t-miss destination for theater lovers.
  • Rutgers University (12 min)
    The main campus of the State University of New Jersey is home to approximately 40,000 students enrolled in more than 31 degree programs. Visit to cheer on the Scarlet Knights athletic teams or to tour the renowned Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum.
    Phone: +1 (732) 445-4636
  • PNC Bank Arts Center (30 min)
    This 17,500-seat amphitheater brings some of the world’s top entertainers to the stage, from Kevin Hart and Imagine Dragons to ZZ Top and Dave Matthews Band.
    Phone: +1 (732) 203-2500

Day trips:

  • Newark (40 min)
    Visit Newark to watch performances at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, shop at the Mills at Jersey Gardens and watch games at the Prudential Center.
  • Manhattan (45 min)
    Our hotel is less than an hour from Manhattan, New York City’s most famous borough. Spend the day wandering through Times Square and Central Park and be back in your room before nightfall.
  • Philadelphia (1 hr)
    The “City of Brotherly Love” is home to some of the most iconic attractions in U.S. history. Make time to visit the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, and then marvel at the masterpieces on display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
    Phone: +1 (800) 537-7676
  • Atlantic City (2 hr)
    Indulge your sense of adventure and try your luck with a trip to the casinos of Atlantic City. This popular resort city is also home to a variety of top-notch performance venues that draw in world-class entertainers.
    Phone: +1 (888) 229-4748