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Princeton overview

While in Princeton, you can take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of Princeton University. There's plenty more to see, including local sights like Princeton Battlefield State Park and Drumthwacket. Whatever your interests are, Princeton has something for you.

Where to stay in Princeton

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

How to get to Princeton

Fly in to Trenton, NJ (TTN-Mercer), 8.6 mi (13.9 km) from downtown Princeton. Morristown, NJ (MMU-Morristown Municipal) is the next closest major airport, 34.9 mi (56.2 km) away.

What to see around Princeton

Fun excursions can include a visit to:
  • • Palmer Stadium
  • • Princeton University Stadium
The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • McCarter Theater
  • • McCarter Theatre
  • • Princeton University Art Museum
Memorable for its landmarks including:
  • • Albert Einstein's House
  • • Morven
  • • Nassau Hall
  • • Palmer Square
  • • Princeton Cemetery
Enjoy the university setting or the collegiate vibe around:
  • • Princeton University
  • • Institute for Advanced Studies
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Princeton Battlefield State Park
  • • Drumthwacket
  • • Jasna Polana
  • • University Square Shopping Center
  • • Princeton Public Library

When to visit Princeton

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, 23°F night
  • • April-June: 84°F day, 37°F night
  • • July-September: 86°F day, 50°F night
  • • October-December: 70°F day, 24°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 9.69 inches
  • • April-June: 12.32 inches
  • • July-September: 13.31 inches
  • • October-December: 11.18 inches