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Scotch Plains overview

Scotch Plains is a budget-friendly place distinct for its gardens and sports. You'll enjoy the abundant coffee and bar choices. 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

With a wide assortment of lodging choices to choose from, Scotch Plains has options to suit everyone's style. There are 1079 hotels in the Scotch Plains area and you can shop as many as 594 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 60%.
  • • 143 2-star hotels with an average price of $56 per night
  • • 382 3-star hotels with an average price of $90 per night
  • • 390 4-star hotels with an average price of $110 per night
  • • 96 5-star hotels with an average price of $194 per night

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 golf and sporting events, along with attractions such as:
  • • Shackamaxon Country Club
  • • Ashbrook Golf Course
  • • Plainfield Country Club
  • • GolfCave
  • • Hyatt Hills Golf Course
Known for its gardens, the area has sights especially popular with families like:
  • • Bowcraft Amusement Park
  • • Triple C Ranch and Nature Center
  • • The Raptor Trust
  • • Turtle Back Zoo
  • • Florham Park Roller Rink
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: 10.5 inches
  • • April-June: 12.2 inches
  • • July-September: 12.4 inches
  • • October-December: 11.1 inches