"Edison, New Jersey, and Beyond!" Edison by EldaAndJoe

Edison Travel Guide: 2 reviews and 4 photos

Edison, New Jersey, and Beyond!

When you're retired but like to stay busy, you do a lot of exploring in your neighborhood and beyond, eating out and shopping in local businesses. Here's what we think of places nearby....We hope these travels in our home state make your own trips to Edison and nearby areas more informed and fun.

To get you in the mood, here's a shot of our town's namesake, Thomas Alva Edison and here is the link to the website of small museum dedicated to the iconic inventor, in close-by Menlo Park:

http://www.menloparkmuseum.org/

Make it a Menlo Park afternoon

After a visit to The Thomas Edison Center, in tiny Edison State Park, explore the sprawling Menlo Park Mall just a few miles away. These are some of the stores you'll find there: Macy's, Nordstrom, Barnes & Noble, Godiva, Abercrombie & Fitch, Apple, Coach, Chico's, Hollister, H&M, Armani Exchange, Kenneth Cole, Lucky Brand Jeans, Sephora, Soma Intimates, Sony Style, Swarovski, Work Out World and Zara. Restaurants: The Cheesecake Factory, Champps Bar & Restaurant, Romano's Macaroni Grill, IchiUmi Seafood & Sushi Buffet. The mall also has a 12-screen Multiplex Cinema and Food Court.

Here's where you can find hours and other info:

http://www.simon.com/mall/default.aspx?id=113

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:We live there!
  • Cons:We live there! So if you come, you have to put up with us.
  • In a nutshell:We've been here for more than 40 years. I guess you could say we like it.
  • Last visit to Edison: Oct 2009
  • Intro Updated Oct 22, 2009
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