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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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1 Quality Inn Edison

3 stars
3.3 / 5

21 Cortlandt Street Map

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2 BEST WESTERN The Garden Executive Hotel

3 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

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The hotel was the least expensive choice close to where I was working during this trip. Having just spent two great night is a best western upstate with clean and updated facilities, I though this...
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3 BEST WESTERN PLUS Newark Airport West

3 stars
4.0 / 5 3 reviews

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4 Wyndham Garden Newark Airport

3 stars
4.4 / 5 8 reviews

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5 BEST WESTERN PLUS Robert Treat Hotel

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Nice
Great service and location. Excellent value for the money.
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6 Hilton Newark Penn Station

4 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

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7 Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Newark Liberty International Airport

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8 Ramada Staten Island

3 stars
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9 Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Newark Airport, NJ

3 stars
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Good Stay with a one exception.
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10 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Newark Airport

3 stars
4.8 / 5 4 reviews

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