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Scotch Plains overview

Scotch Plains is a romantic getaway unique for its amusement park and historical sites. You'll enjoy Scotch Plains's museums and churches. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of Rutgers University. Make some time to enjoy the local sights such as Prudential Center. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Scotch Plains is for you.

Where to stay in Scotch Plains

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

How to get to Scotch Plains

Fly in to Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), 11.1 mi (17.8 km) from downtown Scotch Plains. Morristown, NJ (MMU-Morristown Municipal) is the next closest major airport, 11.6 mi (18.7 km) away.

What to see around Scotch Plains

Fun activities are on hand like adventure tours and golf, along with attractions such as:
  • • Shackamaxon Country Club
  • • Ashbrook Golf Course
  • • Plainfield Country Club
  • • GolfCave
  • • Hyatt Hills Golf Course
Known for its amusement park, the area has sights especially popular with families like:
  • • Bowcraft Amusement Park
  • • Triple C Ranch and Nature Center
  • • The Raptor Trust
  • • Roller Jam USA
  • • Kids N' Shape
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Middlesex Mall
  • • Menlo Park Mall
  • • Woodbridge Center
  • • Mall at Short Hills
  • • Livingston Mall
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Rutgers University
  • • Prudential Center

When to visit Scotch Plains

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 55°F day, 23°F night
  • April-June: 84°F day, 38°F night
  • July-September: 85°F day, 54°F night
  • October-December: 71°F day, 27°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 10.63 inches
  • April-June: 12.24 inches
  • July-September: 12.44 inches
  • October-December: 11.06 inches