About Newark


Let's have a look around into background of Newark
  • County: Essex County
  • State: New Jersey
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 40.7355
  • Longitude: -74.17255
  • Time zone: US/Eastern
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours

Weather in Newark

  • Climate - Humid Subtropical and Humid continental climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May (Spring Season)

Location

One of the oldest European cities of the US, Newark is the most populous city of New Jersey.

Distance from Newark center to Airport

Newark Liberty International Airport

Driving Distance: 5 miles/8 km

Driving Time: 10 minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Newark Liberty International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak rail                             
  • Road: Bus- Greyhound Lines

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2

Nearby Tourist Cities




Jersey City

Location

It has earned the place as the second most populated city in the US sate of New Jersey.

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Subtropical climate
  • Best Time to Visit: January to April
Tourist Attractions
  • Liberty State Park
  • Jersey Shore
  • Ellis Island 

Emergency Contact Numbers in Newark city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Rail: 1-800-872-7245
  • Airport: +1 973-961-6000
  • Hospital: +44 1636 681681 (Newark Hospital)

Events

Explore the beauty of outdoors of Newark

  • Cherry Blossom Festival
  • Portugal Day Festival
  • Newark Black film Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Essex County Courthouse
  • John Ballantine House
  • Branch Brook Park

Theatre & Concerts

  • Newark Symphony Hall
  • New Jersey Performing Arts Theatre
  • New Jersey State Opera

Visit Top Restaurants in Newark

 Fascino , Lorenzo’s Restaurant

Top Shopping Centers in Newark

Christiana Mall, Gateway Center

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Newark Museum
  • Paul Robeson Galleries
  • Jewish Museum of New Jersey

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Molten chocolate cake – Fascino
  • Fried MozzarellaLorenzo’s
  • Desserts – Spanish Tavern

Sports Club

New Jersey Devils

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $6.50 / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: $2.79 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $1,343
  • Cheap meal: $15.00
  • Gasoline: $0.56 / liter
  • 3 course meal: $57.00

Information about New York

Nearby Tourist Cities

Modes of transport

 

Most popular airlines that fly to New York are Virgin Atlantic, United, Air Canada, Delta, Lufthansa, KLM, Qatar, Norwegian, and WOW air. Being a popular destination all major airline fly to New York and the route is always busy with flights ticket getting more expensive in November and December. January and February are the quietest months and airlines come up with attractive offers during the slack period to boost the sales.

New York’s subways cover most of the Manhattan and nearby areas. Buying a metro card solves the purpose of commuting in the metro and utilizing the large network of bus routes.

  • Airport:  John F. Kennedy International Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport, and LaGuardia Airport
  • Rail: New York City Subway.
  • Road: Bus – MTA Regional Bus operations (RBO); Taxi – Yellow Taxicabs

Airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport (Busiest Airport for International Passengers of North America), Newark Liberty International Airport (4th Busiest US Gateways), and LaGuardia Airport.

  • Driving Distance: 19 miles / 31 km (JFK)
  • Driving Time: 38 Minutes (JFK International Airport)
  • Languages: Of 800 languages spoken in New York City English is followed by 51 percent followed by Spanish and then Chinese.

Customs and Tipping

Tips in New York are greatly expected and appreciated as well. There may be an increased number of restaurants that are implementing a no-tipping policy however they add a service charge in the bill itself.

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2  
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