Edison, New Jersey Hotels and Travel Guide
Nicknamed “Birthplace of the Modern World,” Edison, New Jersey was renamed for its most famous resident in 1954. If you’re looking for Edison, New Jersey hotels, Extended Stay Hotels has several great places to stay, all offering a great price.
Amerada Hess, a major international energy company, has made nearby Woodbridge, New Jersey the world headquarters for its marketing and refining operations. These offices are just minutes from the Extended Stay America Edison - Raritan Center hotel.
Also nearby is Engelhard, now a division of BASF and inventor of the first production quality catalytic converter. This innovative company is currently involved in development of fuel cell technology and other forms of alternative energy.
Edison is conveniently located near two prestigious institutions of higher education, Rutgers University and Princeton University. A public university focusing heavily on research, Rutgers is just ten miles from Edison in nearby New Brunswick, New Jersey.
In the Borough of Princeton, New Jersey is Princeton University, a private university founded in 1746. The fourth oldest university in the country, Princeton is a the leading undergraduate university and research institution. It offers several different graduate degrees, such as that awarded through the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Visitors to Edison should plan to visit the Thomas Edison Memorial Tower and Menlo Park Museum. The museum documents many of Edison’s works and contains the world's largest light bulb, a thirteen foot tall bulb that weighs eight tons and is illuminated nightly.
Staying in Edison, you are just minutes away from the northern tip of the New Jersey Shore. Along these beaches you can enjoy fishing, hiking, swimming or just relaxing along the water.
If your family is looking for a little more excitement, take the 30 mile drive to Six Flags Great Adventure in nearby Jackson. You are sure to have a fun-filling whether you spend time on the exciting rides, the fascinating drive-thru African safari or take in one of the fun shows.
For a comfortable, convenient, and affordable Edison hotel, any of the Extended Stay Hotels locations in the Edison area is a terrific choice.