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The Newark Rundown

Lying just across the across the Hudson River from New York City, Newark is a city in New Jersey that is often overlooked. Although close to New York, this city has a lot to offer as its own holiday spot, not just a traveller's touchdown spot on the way to the ‘Big Apple’. As the 3rd oldest city in the US, Newark possesses a rich history overflowing with culture and art. From the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and the Downtown Arts District, this city is filled with treasures waiting to be discovered.

Of course when travelling to Newark, visitors can’t miss sporting events at the Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium where the locals and the tourists enjoy watching a game of football and supporting the local teams. To enjoy a bit of art, culture or history, there are several museums to stroll through in the city. There’s the Montclair Art Museum and the Newark Museum, both displaying fine works of art and travelling exhibitions. The Prudential Center and Symphony Hall are wonderful places for entertainment like opera, concerts, sporting events and much more. Newark is growing in popularity with tourists, and is sure to offer great holiday memories.

When To Go

Newark has cold winters and very warm, humid summers. With its close proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, Newark tends to have milder winters than other cities like Pittsburgh. In January, the average temperature is around -5°C (31°F). It does snow in Newark, however it does not stick around long. Springtime is comfortable and is a great time to visit the city. Summers may not be good for some visitors who don’t like high temperatures. Heat advisories are not uncommon, and usually occur during the months of July and August. Newark cools off moderately during autumn, and brings beautiful colours to the trees.

  • May through September: Daily high 32°C (90°F)
  • October and November: Daily high 24°C (65°F)
  • December through February: Daily high -5°C (31°F)
  • March through May: Daily high 10°C (50°F)

Getting There

By air, the Newark Liberty International Airport serves flights from all over the world. Located about 24 km (15 miles) from the city, Newark Liberty offers many amenities and ground transportation for passengers trying to reach their accommodations in the city.

The Penn Station, a major transportation hub, is located between Market Street and Raymond Boulevard. Newark’s Penn Station is served by the Newark Light Rail, Amtrak, PATH and bus services: New Jersey Transit and Greyhound, as well as other private lines.

When driving to Newark visitors will find that there are many highways and interstates that reach the city. Newark is close to many cities like New York City (18 km/11 miles), Atlantic City (190 km/118 miles) and Washington DC (352 km/219 miles).

  • Air – Newark Liberty International Airport
  • Train – Arrives at Penn Station. Amtrak and Newark Light Rail. Bus service to the city
  • Car – Just 18 km (11 miles) to the Big Apple, (190 km) 118 miles to the Atlantic City shows and casinos

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From US$84

1 Wyndham Garden Newark Airport

3 stars
4.4 / 5 8 reviews

550 Route 1 South Map

Featuring luxurious accommodation and excellent facilities, Wyndham Garden Hotel Newark Airport is a chic haven of peace, which offers the perfect blend of maximum comfort and immaculate service. ... More

In search of a good reasonably price hotel
As we approached the front desk we was greeted with a bright smile, very pleasant and caring attitude by Carlotta. Right there started out our stay at the Wyndham on a good note. She said "how can...
14 Mar 2014
From US$96

2 BEST WESTERN PLUS Robert Treat Hotel

3 stars
3.6 / 5 7 reviews

50 Park Place Map

Save 10% on your stay

Combining seamless comfort and intimate hospitality, Best Western Plus Robert Treat Hotel Newark invities discerning travellers for a memorable stay. GeneralOffering imperial banquet and... More

Nice
Great service and location. Excellent value for the money.
16 May 2015
From US$95

3 Clarion Hotel Empire Meadowlands Hotel

3 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

2 Harmon Plaza Map

Whether you travel to Secaucus for leisure or business, Clarion Hotel Empire Meadowlands Hotel with its remarkable comforts and service, is your home away from home. GeneralThe beautifully... More

Not too bad
I enjoyed my stay, but was really not impressed by the cleanliness.
8 Sep 2014
From US$124

4 Element Harrison - Newark

3 stars
5.0 / 5

399 Somerset Street Map

Recharge just five miles from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) at the Element Harrison - Newark. Newark's business district and many shops and restaurants are within walking distance of... More

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5 Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Newark Airport, NJ

3 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews

100 Glimcher Realty Way Map

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Business and leisure travellers in Newark, New Jersey find suitable base in the comfortable accommodations and strategic location of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Newark Airport. This... More

Good Stay with a one exception.
The location is ideal. Checkin and Checkout was very easy. We have stayed here before but this is the first time I recall being charged $10 for parking. They have a gated parking area but the gates...
6 Apr 2015
From US$99

6 Hyatt Regency New Brunswick

4 stars
4.0 / 5

2 Albany St Map

Includes Breakfast for 2, Parking, & Welcome Gift

The only deluxe hotel located in the Central Business District, Hyatt Regency New Brunswick offers all facilities to make your stay enjoyable. GeneralThe hotel offers a total of 21 meeting rooms... More

From US$103

Come and enjoy the various services and facilities offered by this Holiday Inn Express, while you are on a leisure or business trip to East Brunswick. GeneralGuests travelling on official matters... More

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8 Holiday Inn Express NORTH BERGEN - LINCOLN TUNNEL

3 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

2600 Tonnelle Avenue Map

Nestled in the vibrant city of Newark, the Holiday Inn Express North Bergen Lincoln Tunnel is the ideal place to stay while you are here for a short or extended vacation with family and friends. ... More

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9 Hilton East Brunswick Hotel & Executive Meeting Center

4 stars
3.9 / 5

3 Tower Center Boulevard Map

Business Value Package

Offering comfortable accommodation units and attention to detail service, Hilton East Brunswick Hotel & Executive Meeting Center invites travellers for a pleasurable stay. Rutgers University is... More

From US$139

10 Hilton Newark Penn Station

4 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

Gateway Center - Raymond Blvd Map

Meeting the needs of busy executives and leisure travellers who are visiting New Jersey and the surrounding areas, the Hilton Newark Penn Station offers an even higher level of comfort, facilities... More

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