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Plainsboro overview

Plainsboro is a relaxing place distinct for its sports and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You're sure to enjoy all of the coffee and bar options. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of Princeton University and Rutgers University. Make some memories at University Square Shopping Center and Palmer Stadium. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Plainsboro is for you.

Where to stay in Plainsboro

Plainsboro offers a wealth of accommodation options for business and leisure travelers alike. There are 207 hotels in the Plainsboro area and you can shop as many as 43 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 30%.
  • • 57 2-star hotels with an average price of $55 per night
  • • 103 3-star hotels with an average price of $79 per night
  • • 30 4-star hotels with an average price of $95 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 29775 user reviews of Plainsboro hotels:
  • • Crowne Plaza Princeton
  • • Holiday Inn Express Princeton Southeast

How to get to Plainsboro

Fly in to Trenton, NJ (TTN-Mercer), 12.9 mi (20.8 km) from downtown Plainsboro. Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 32.7 mi (52.6 km) away.

What to see around Plainsboro

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Palmer Stadium
  • • Princeton University Stadium
  • • Old Bridge Township Raceway Park
  • • Sovereign Bank Arena
  • • Waterfront Park
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • • Six Flags Hurricane Harbor
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • University Square Shopping Center
  • • Brunswick Square Mall
  • • Kilmer Square
  • • Jackson Premium Outlets
  • • Freehold Raceway Mall
Enjoy the university setting or the collegiate vibe around the area of:
  • • Princeton University
  • • Institute for Advanced Studies
  • • The College of New Jersey
  • • Rutgers New Brunswick
  • • Rutgers University
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Princeton University Art Museum
  • • McCarter Theater
  • • McCarter Theatre
  • • Herrontown Woods Arboretum
  • • Nassau Hall

When to visit Plainsboro

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 56°F day, 21°F night
  • • April-June: 85°F day, 36°F night
  • • July-September: 86°F day, 49°F night
  • • October-December: 72°F day, 23°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 10.7 inches
  • • April-June: 12.8 inches
  • • July-September: 13.7 inches
  • • October-December: 11.7 inches