New Brunswick boasts not only fascinating historical sites from its beginnings during the pre-Revolutionary War era, but also a sophisticated and vibrant modern arts & culture scene along with some of New Jersey’s top dining locations. The state-of-the-art New Brunswick Performing Arts Center has become the Northeast's premier venue for theatrical performances, and with nearly 50 restaurants to choose from in the downtown area, New Brunswick is rapidly becoming a favorite destination for any foodie.
Originally founded as Queen’s College in 1766, Rutgers University is one of only nine existing colleges within the US to be chartered prior to the Revolutionary War and the US gaining independence. Today, Rutgers University is home to more than 67,000 students as well as many professors, visiting academics, as well as countless parents and other family members who descend on New Brunswick, especially in late October for Family weekend or for Rutgers Day in early spring. Discover new ways to make your time in New Brunswick unforgettable.
Of course there is more to New Brunswick, NJ than just Rutgers University. Known by many as also “Hub City” or “Healthcare City,” five nationally-recognized hospitals, global biotechnology and pharmaceutical corporations, such as Johnson & Johnson, internationally-recognized medical research facilities, and more, all call New Brunswick home. After a hard-day’s work, enjoy time off from your business trip and explore New Brunswick’s awesome nightlife, from the theater district to the mouth watering restaurants all just steps away.