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Named for the inventor Thomas Edison, who had his first laboratory here, Edison is a lively commuter city with excellent links to New York City and beyond. Here you'll find great facilities, a thriving business community, and plenty to do, as well as many outdoor spaces in the local area where you can escape from the city and enjoy nature. It's also a very diverse area, and you'll find plenty of restaurants where you can enjoy authentic cuisine from around the world.

Things to see

The New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center brings many people to the area, with thousands of square feet of indoor space it always has a busy calender of events from annual meetings to large exhibitions including car shows and sporting events. Menlo Park Mall is a bright and airy shopping center set over 2 floors, and topped off with a huge atrium that lets in plenty of light. There are plenty of department stores and major brands, as well as a wide choice of restaurants and fast food outlets for when you need to take a break. The Thomas Edison Museum celebrates the life of the inventor who the city was named for, and on display you'll see many of his inventions from the lightbulb to the phonograph. In the laboratory complex you can enjoy learning how Edison's inventions work, and both kids and adults will enjoy the interactive and fun displays that show how the technology was developed.

Hotels in Edison

Those looking for cheap hotels in Edison will be impressed by the wide range of 2 and 3 star accommodation available. This means you can enjoy hotels with plenty of facilities for a low nightly rate. Features at your hotel may include indoor pools, fitness centers, free parking, WiFi in public areas, business centers, and complimentary breakfasts to help you start your day. There are also plenty of amenities once you retire to your guestroom after a long day, and you might find extras such as complimentary newspapers, pillowtop beds, coffee makers, hair dryers, and cable television channels.

Where to stay

The diversity of Edison is reflected in its city center, with lots of different areas devoted to the cultures of people who live here. Little India is a busy, bustling area full of restaurants with tempting aromas, as well as shops full of sparkling gold jewelry and intricately embroidered fabrics. Bonhamtown is a historic neighborhood that's the site of a Native American village, and this leafy suburb has trails leading through the older part of the area, allowing you to see how the Native Americans and early settlers lived.

How to get to Edison

Newark Liberty International Airport is just a half an hour drive from Edison, and there's a busy schedule of flights arriving from across the USA and the rest of the world. There's a train station on the New Jersey Transit line, and from here you can take a direct train to Edison which only takes 30 minutes. Edison Station also has local services on the Northeast Corridor Line, and there are commuter services to New York Penn Station with the connection taking around 50 minutes. Just 2 stops away from Edison is the Metropark station which is part of the Amtrak network, and from here you can take trains throughout the North East.