Where to stay in Newark: Best areas for travelers
- Elizabeth: Whether you're looking to stay just for one night or a lot longer, this neighborhood is a popular place to base yourself. Spend your days visiting top local attractions like Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall and your evenings catching up on Zs at one of the comfortable hotels here. The Courtyard by Marriott Newark Elizabeth, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Newark Airport, NJ and the Residence Inn by Marriott Newark Elizabeth/Liberty International Airport are some traveler favorites.
- Montclair: Once you're done exploring all the local attractions, slip into your PJs and crawl between the sheets at The George. The MC, Autograph Collection is another good place to stay.
- West Orange: It's not surprising that loads of visitors like to stay here — there are countless things to see and do! Kick off your exploring at Turtle Back Zoo, Pleasantdale Chateau and Thomas Edison National Historic Site. After a long day on your feet, enjoy your beauty sleep at the Marks Estate & Retreat Center, the Courtyard by Marriott West Orange or the Cambria Hotel West Orange.
- Downtown Newark: If you're new to this city, this neighborhood is a top choice. Not only are there plenty of hotels to choose from, there are also big-name attractions like Prudential Center to keep you busy. Explore all that this area has to offer from the comfort of the Hotel Indigo Newark Downtown, the Courtyard by Marriott Newark Downtown or the TRYP by Wyndham Newark Downtown.
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Popular places to visit in Newark
Only eight miles from New York City, Newark serves as the most populated city in all of New Jersey. It has long been a tourist destination for those who want the "big city feel" without the constant traffic of the Big Apple. Whether your Newark vacations are somewhat of a consistent getaway, or it's your first time visiting the area, you'll always find exciting museums, art galleries, and large music events to keep you occupied.
You should pay special attention to the surrounding attractions when researching Newark hotels . With plenty to see, you'll want a central hub in which to lay down your head at night. Historical buffs can head over to the Newark Museum to see humanity's path to the present day, while those who are more interested in particular areas of history can visit the John Ballantine House or the Jewish Museum of New Jersey. Visitors with a hankering for classical music will also enjoy the Newark Symphony Hall. If you're not into public transportation, check out Newark car rental options to ensure you experience Verona Park before your trip is over.
Recurring Festivals and Events
Finding great deals on Newark vacation packages is even more exciting if you manage to do so during one of the many city events. Visit the Portugal Day Festival in June, and you'll be able to enjoy food, festivities, and all things Portugal during the weekend event. The Lincoln Park Music Festival happens a month later in July, and it features some of the best current acts in jazz, soul, and hip hop. If you show up in April, you'll also enjoy numerous festivities at the Cherry Blossom Festival.
When you're ready to enjoy this cultural city, browse Newark packages on Travelocity to find hotel and flight deals that can save you up to $537 when booked together.
Tours and Activities in Newark
Breathtaking locations, unique people and not-to-be-forgotten new experiences — that's what travel is all about. Excited about your next amazing adventure?
It's always good to get involved in something new and exciting. If you're on your way to Newark, some top picks are a Downtown Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Shuttle from New Jersey or an Uptown Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with Shuttle from New Jersey Hotels.
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