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Somerset overview

Somerset is a friendly locale distinct for its sports and known for its college atmosphere and shops. Sports fans will enjoy soccer and football, and everyone will enjoy ample coffee and bar options. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of Princeton University and Rutgers University. Be sure stop by Negri-Napote Native Grassland Preserve and Hutcheson Memorial Forest while you're here. A family- and business-friendly area, Somerset also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Somerset

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

How to get to Somerset

Fly in to Morristown, NJ (MMU-Morristown Municipal), 21.4 mi (34.5 km) from downtown Somerset. Trenton, NJ (TTN-Mercer) is the next closest major airport, 21.6 mi (34.7 km) away.

What to see around Somerset

Fun outdoor activities are on hand along with these attractions:
  • • Protechockey Ponds Ice Center
  • • High Point Solutions Stadium
  • • TD Bank Ballpark
  • • Princeton University Stadium
  • • Palmer Stadium
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Triple C Ranch and Nature Center
  • • Leonard J. Buck Garden
  • • Bowcraft Amusement Park
  • • The Raptor Trust
  • • Kids N' Shape
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Kilmer Square
  • • Middlesex Mall
  • • Bridgewater Commons
  • • Brunswick Square Mall
  • • Menlo Park Mall
Enjoy the university setting or the collegiate vibe around the area of:
  • • Rutgers University
  • • Rutgers New Brunswick
  • • Duke Farms
  • • Middlesex County College
  • • Princeton University
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Negri-Napote Native Grassland Preserve
  • • Hutcheson Memorial Forest
  • • Colonial Park
  • • Garden State Convention Center
  • • East Jersey Old Town Village

When to visit Somerset

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

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