Quick Guide to Newark, NJ
Newark, NJ has come a long way from its time as a Puritan settlement in 1666. It has evolved and grown into the most populous city in New Jersey. In Newark’s five districts, there is an area for anyone, whether you want a relaxing suburb to raise a family or a lively urban environment.
Newark is very convenient for getting into New York City, and is a jumping off point for popular destinations in New Jersey, such as Cape May, Trenton or the Jersey Shore/Wildwood. Several big name companies have their headquarters in Newark, including Prudential, PSEG, Panasonic Corporation of North America, Audible.com, IDT Corporation, and Manischewitz.
Newark is also home to a satellite campus of Rutgers University and Seton Hall University.
Points of Interest
Along the Passaic River waterfront is Riverfront Park, where you can take a stroll on the Orange Boardwalk. You’ll have a great view of the water and during the summer you can rent kayaks or boats.
At 49 Washington Street is the Newark Museum, the state’s largest museum with over 80 galleries. Whether you want to see Classical, American, Asian, Tibetan or African art, the Newark Museum will be a favorite spot on your trip.
The #1 destination for a delicious meal and night out is Ironbound. You can enjoy a wide variety of cuisines, including Spanish, Brazilian and Portuguese. Then the party gets started at night where you can dance all night long. Impress your friends and family with some local trivia that Ironbound got its name from the rail tracks that surrounded the neighborhood.
If you’re looking for a more peaceful and spiritual side of Newark, stop into the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Located at 89 Ridge Street, it’s a stunning French Gothic cathedral that towers over 300 feet into the sky.
Pick Up And Drop Off Locations
Tysons, VA to Newark, NJ
Pickup in Tysons, VA is at 1824 Dolley Madison Blvd, Tysons, VA
Dolley Madison Blvd in front of McLean Metro Station (No long term parking)
Dropoff in Newark, NJ at Raymond Plaza East, between Ferry St. and Edison Pl
Adjacent to Newark Penn Station
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