The City of Scotch Plains, NJ
Scotch Plains is a small town in the state of New Jersey. The largest nearby city to Scotch Plains is New York, approximately 20 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Scotch Plains, including Heart & Soul Cafe, Chippery Fish & Chips, Domino's Pizza, Gennaro's Pizzeria & Restaurant and Hong Kong Gardens. For a larger selection of Scotch Plains restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Scotch Plains Golf Courses, Museums, Amusement Parks and/or Botanical Gardens, including the Miller-Cory House, Scotch Hills Country Club, Bowcraft Playland, Ash Brook Golf Course and Hyatt Hills Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Scotch Plains please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 8 airports are located in or near Scotch Plains:
- Belmar Monmouth Executive Airport (BLM)
- Caldwell Essex County Airport (CDM)
- Morristown Municipal Airport (MMU)
- New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
- Newark Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR)
- Princeton Airport (PCT)
- Teterboro Airport (TEB)
- Trenton Mercer Airport (TTN)
Scotch Plains, New Jersey Attractions
1Acorn Hall - Morristown,
Acorn Hall is an 1853 Victorian Italianate mansion located in Morristown, New Jersey, that is on the National Register of Historic Places. It serves as the headquarters of the Morris County Historical Society, which operates Acorn Hall as a historic house museum.
2Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum - Jersey City,
The Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum is located is on the upper floor of the Miller Branch of the Jersey City, New Jersey Public Library, its collection is dedicated to the African American experience.
3AIDS Museum - Newark,
A United States HIV/AIDS Memorial Museum, to be located in Newark, New Jersey in the US.
4Alice Austen House - , Staten Island,
The Alice Austen House, which is also referred to as Clear Comfort, is located at 2 Hylan Boulevard in the Rosebank section of Staten Island, New York City, New York. It was home of Alice Austen, a photographer, for most of her lifetime, and is now a museum and a member of the Historic House Trust. The house is administered by the "Friends of Alice Austen", a volunteer group.
5Allaire Village - , Wall,
Allaire Village is a living history museum located within New Jersey's Allaire State Park in Wall Township, New Jersey. The village was originally established as a bog iron furnace known as the Howell Works, which the company's owner, philanthropist James P. Allaire, endeavoured to turn into a self-contained community. Allaire Village and its existing buildings are now operated by a non-profit organization - Allaire Village, Inc.
6Allen House - Shrewsbury,
Allen House, is located in Shrewsbury, New Jersey. The house was built in 1680 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 8, 1974.
7American Folk Art Museum - , Manhattan,
The American Folk Art Museum is the leading center for the study and enjoyment of American folk art, as well as the work of international self-taught artists. It is located at 45 West 53rd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, in Midtown Manhattan.
8American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark - Haledon,
The Pietro and Maria Botto House, which is also referred to as Pietro Botto House, at 83 Norwood Street, Haledon, New Jersey is where leaders of the Industrial Workers of the World union spoke to the 15,000 striking workers of the Paterson Silk Strike of 1913. Elizabeth Gurley Flynn and Upton Sinclair also spoke from the balcony.
9American Museum of Natural History - , Manhattan,
The American Museum of Natural History, that can be found on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City, is one of the largest and most celebrated museums in the world. Located in park-like grounds across the street from Central Park, the Museum comprises 25 interconnected buildings that house 46 permanent exhibition halls, research laboratories, and its renowned library.
10Anchor Golf Land - Whippany,
The Anchor Golf Land is an 18 hole public golf course in Morris County New Jersey. Built in 1964, this Whippany course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 973-887-0898. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: 21 Route 10 E, Whippany, NJ 7981
Scotch Plains, New Jersey Hotels
9Howard Johnson Express Inn -- North Plainfield
1025 22 Route West
North Plainfield, NJ 07060
Scotch Plains, New Jersey Restaurants
This is a list of Scotch Plains Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fast Foods & Carry Out, Pizza Restaurants, Japanese Restaurants and Chinese Restaurants. Happy Dining!
Scotch Plains Articles
Published March 20, 2012
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Published January 17, 2012
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Published October 2, 2011
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Published November 9, 2010
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Published November 9, 2010
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