Rutgers University-New Brunswick is a prime location being centrally located between New York City and Philadelphia. Using the Northeast Corridor NJ Transit train line, it is approximately a 45-minute ride into New York City and an hour and a half into Philadelphia. Students use the train to travel to both cities for internships, business meetings/conferences, and of course for fun! Below, you can find ideas of fun activities to do during the holiday season as you travel up and down the Northeast!
NEW YORK CITY
Rockefeller Center: This classic location is a go-to spot for any holiday lover. Here, you’re able to check out the world-class Christmas tree and go ice-skating!
PHOTO: NATHAN CONGLETON
Bryant Park Winter Village: This iconic place has over 170 shopping kiosks within their 17,000-square-foot ice-skating rink!
PHOTO: ELISABETH SHRIER
Franklin Square Holiday Special: With 75,000 bulbs, this light show extravaganza features plenty of food and attractions for any holiday-themed lover!
PHOTO: J. FUSCO
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ
Holiday Events at the Yard: The Yard is home to an HD jumbotron and a 25,000-square-foot green space that puts on holiday-themed movie and game nights all throughout the winter months!
Chanukah Party at Rutgers: Celebrate the lighting of the menorah at Rutgers Chabad, play dreidel games, and enjoy hot latkes, a buffet dinner, herbal teas, and more!