The town of Edison in Middlesex County, New Jersey is part of the wider New York City Metropolitan Area which makes it the perfect place to come if you are in the city and feel like exploring a little further afield.
Edison used to be named Raritan Township but this was changed as a memorial to the inventor Thomas Edison whose famous laboratory was located in Menlo Park.
As you would expect, the town is very proud of its most famous son and you will find many odes to Edison here including a museum, park, and memorial tower.
That said, there are plenty of other excellent activities and sights that don’t revolve around the invention of the light bulb, so whether you are a science buff or not there is sure to be something to interest you in Edison.
Here are the best things to do in Edison:
1. AMC Dine-In Theatres Menlo Park
For those who can’t decide whether to have dinner or watch a movie, now you can do both at AMC Dine-In Theatres Menlo Park located inside Menlo Park Mall.
The seating at this movie theatre is spacious and comfortable and diners can choose from a full lunch or dinner menu.
The theatre harks back to the days of old when patrons could have dinner at the movies and the cinema screens all the latest releases making it perfect for a romantic date night if you are in the Menlo Park area.