Located about 40 miles from Manhattan, New York, 30 miles from the Jersey Shore, 60 miles from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and 20 miles from Princeton, New Jersey, by the Garden State Parkway, Rt. 18, and Rt. 35, Edison, New Jersey is centrally located and conveniently accessible.
We have a lot of customers who live in Edison (Middlesex County)and visit our Middletown, New Jersey furniture store. If you have not been to Edison, be sure to pay it a visit some day. You may not have realized that there are so many fun things to do in Edison, making it one of the best cities to visit in Central, New Jersey.
One of Edison’s newest attractions is Top Golf, which is located off Rt. 1. It offers more than 100 climate controlled hitting bays, a full-service restaurant and bars, private event space, and more. It’s open every day as early as 9 am and closes at 12 am, except on Fridays and Saturdays when the closing time is 2am. If you are an avid golfer, early drive and lifetime memberships are available. On select days there are promotions, which vary such as half price game play, $15 unlimited play, and college night.
New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center
Every year, thousands of people visit the Expo Center for a wide range of events. It’s located on Sunfield Ave. near 287 and Raritan Parkway. The center offers more than 150,000 square feet of exhibit space and holds both public and private events. We especially enjoy the Pet Expo and Home Show. Other events include:
- New Jersey Golf and Travel Show March 2019
- Sports and Memorabilia Show March 2019
- Flower and Garden Show April 2019
- Health and Fitness Expo July 2019
- New Jersey Bridal Show August 2019
- Baby Show Expo October 2019
- And the list goes on.
On a warm and sunny day, Roosevelt Park located on Roosevelt Drive is an especially great place for a leisurely stroll or jog. In winter, enjoy its ice rink. Other things to do at Roosevelt include: have a picnic (it has a picnic area with grills), take the kids to enjoy its playground, fish, play basketball or tennis, and more. On select days, you could even catch a play in the park.
Did you know that leading inventor Thomas Edison has a museum dedicated to him right here in New Jersey? Learn about the man who is famous for inventing the electric light bulb, telegraph, universal stock ticker, and alkaline storage batteries. The city of Edison was named after him due to him spending so much time creating his inventions in the area. While on the small side, it is a great place to learn about innovation and history in large amounts. Find it on Christie St.
Unlike any other movie theaters in the area, this theater comes with a menu – it’s a theater and restaurant all in one. Enjoy handcrafted entrees and dessert delivered straight to your seat. There’s something for everyone on the menu, such:
- Pretzel bites
- Dry rub wings
- Asian steak and shrimp bowl
- Bacon mac and cheese
Find this theater on Parsonage Rd. right off Menlo Park Drive and Rt. 1.