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Cranbury overview

Cranbury is a friendly locale distinct for its sports and known for its amusement park and zoo. You'll enjoy Cranbury's live music and library. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of Princeton University and Rutgers University. Head to Forsgate Country Club and Blue Heron Pines Golf Club to make some memories. Cranbury is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Cranbury

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

How to get to Cranbury

Fly in to Trenton, NJ (TTN-Mercer), 16.1 mi (26 km) from downtown Cranbury. Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 31.6 mi (50.8 km) away.

What to see around Cranbury

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Palmer Stadium
  • • Princeton University Stadium
  • • Old Bridge Township Raceway Park
  • • Rockville Climbing Center
  • • Freehold Raceway
The amusement park and zoo are family-friendly highlights, and top sights include:
  • • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • • Six Flags Hurricane Harbor
  • • Triple C Ranch and Nature Center
The area's live music scene and cultural sights stand out, and places to visit include:
  • • Princeton University Art Museum
  • • Princeton Garden Theatre
  • • McCarter Theater
  • • McCarter Theatre
  • • Starland Ballroom
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • University Square Shopping Center
  • • Brunswick Square Mall
  • • Jackson Premium Outlets
  • • Freehold Raceway Mall
  • • Kilmer Square
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Princeton University
  • • Rutgers University

When to visit Cranbury

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

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