Find things to do in Piscataway, New Brunswick, and beyond

Whether you’re hosting a meeting at our hotel venue or visiting a student at Rutgers University, the Radisson hotel in Piscataway, NJ provides a convenient location just off I-287 and close to big-city entertainment. After visiting clients at nearby businesses like MetLife and Ericsson, you can find things to do in Newark, New Brunswick, New York, Philadelphia, and Atlantic City. Thrill rides at Six Flags Great Adventure are less than an hour away, and the famous boardwalks and beaches of the Jersey Shore are 30 minutes by car.

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Rutgers Gardens

5.56 mi / 8.95 km from the hotel
Affiliated with Rutgers University, this botanical garden offers free admission to a 70-acre forest and more than 60 acres of specialty gardens, manicured lawns, and walking paths.

Rutgers University

2.51 mi / 4.04 km from the hotel
The main campus of the State University of New Jersey is home to approximately 40,000 students enrolled in more than 31 degree programs. Visit to cheer on the Scarlet Knights athletic teams or to tour the renowned Zimmerli Art Museum.

Colonial Park

4.38 mi / 7.04 km from the hotel
With everything from mini golf and picnic areas to an 18-hole golf course and pristine natural areas, this Somerset County park is a great destination for families.

Liberty Science Center

25.95 mi / 41.77 km from the hotel
Help your kids learn about global health, local ecology, and the workings of skyscrapers through interactive exhibits at the Liberty Science Center. The center has the largest planetarium in the country.

New Brunswick

4.71 mi / 7.59 km from the hotel
Thanks to venues like the George Street Playhouse, the American Repertory Ballet, and the State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick is a can’t-miss destination for theater-lovers.

PNC Bank Arts Center

19.96 mi / 32.12 km from the hotel
This 17,500-seat amphitheater brings some of the world’s top entertainers to the stage, from Kevin Hart and Imagine Dragons to ZZ Top and Dave Matthews Band.

Point Pleasant Beach

39.45 mi / 63.48 km from the hotel
With legendary boardwalks and sandy beaches, Point Pleasant Beach offers a wide array of entertainment options and picturesque ocean views.

Six Flags Great Adventure

28.18 mi / 45.34 km from the hotel
At this high-energy theme park, you can ride roller coasters, cool off with water rides, and get an up-close look at wildlife on the Safari Off Road Adventure.