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Plainsboro overview

Plainsboro is a friendly locale distinct for its sports and known for its amusement park and college atmosphere. You're sure to enjoy all of the bar and café 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 Onsen for All. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Plainsboro is for you.

Where to stay in Plainsboro

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Plainsboro has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Plainsboro with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Plainsboro hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Plainsboro hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

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
  • • Rockville Climbing Center
  • • Old Bridge Township Raceway Park
  • • Sovereign Bank Arena
Known for its amusement park, the area has sights especially popular with families like:
  • • 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:
  • • Onsen for All
  • • Blue Heron Pines Golf Club
  • • Princeton Garden Theatre
  • • Princeton University Art Museum
  • • McCarter Theater

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: 10.79 inches
  • April-June: 12.80 inches
  • July-September: 13.74 inches
  • October-December: 11.69 inches