The City of Newark, NJ
Newark is a popular city in the state of New Jersey with a total of 278,154 residents living there. Newark is ranked as the first most populated city in New Jersey and the 60th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Essex County. The largest nearby city to Newark is New York, approximately 11 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Newark, including Gaetanina's Deli, China Taste, Calabrese Pizzeria and Restaurant, F & B Catering and Belleville News & Food Store. For a larger selection of Newark restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Newark Golf Courses, Museums and/or Botanical Gardens, including the Hendricks Field Golf Course, Montclair Art Museum, Howard Van Vleck Arboretum, Jewish Museum of New Jersey and Crane House and Museum. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Newark please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 7 airports are located in or near Newark:
- Caldwell Essex County Airport (CDM)
- Morristown Municipal Airport (MMU)
- New York Kennedy Airport (JFK)
- New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
- Newark Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR)
- Princeton Airport (PCT)
- Teterboro Airport (TEB)
Newark, New Jersey Climate and WeatherIn the month of September, Newark experiences an average high temperature of 76 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in September are usually about 60 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.01 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Newark with daytime temperatures averaging 81 degrees in the summer, and 41 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Newark to receive an average of 3.5 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.24 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 105 degrees in the summer and as low as -14 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Newark should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 63 degrees, and nighttime lows of 47.
Newark, New Jersey Attractions
1Anchor Golf Land - Whippany,
The Anchor Golf Land is an 18 hole public golf course in Morris County New Jersey. Built in 1964, this Whippany course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 973-887-0898. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: 21 Route 10 E, Whippany, NJ 7981
2Ash Brook Golf Course - Scotch Plains,
The Ash Brook Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Union County New Jersey. Built in 1951, this Scotch Plains course designed by Alfred H. Tull is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 908-756-0414. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 1210 Raritan Rd, Scotch Plains, NJ 7076
3Asia Society - , Manhattan,
The Asia Society is a non-profit organization that focuses on educating the world about Asia. It has several centers in the US and around the world Hong Kong, Manila, Mumbai, Seoul, Shanghai, and Melbourne. All of these centers are overseen by the Society’s headquarters in New York, which includes a museum that exhibits the Rockefeller collection of Asian art and rotating exhibits with pieces from many Asian countries including China, Japan, India, and Korea.
4Atlantic Beach - , Atlantic Beach,
Atlantic Beach is an affluent village off the South Shore of Long Island in Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, New York and is located on one of the Outer barrier islands which it shares with Long Beach, East Atlantic Beach, Atlantic Beach Estates, Lido Beach and Point Lookout.
5Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New Jersey - Teterboro,
The Aviation Hall Of Fame & Museum of New Jersey was founded in 1972 and preserves New Jersey's aviation and space heritage. The museum displays historic aircraft, space equipment, artifacts, photographs, art and a model collection, many of which were donations from private sources. It is the first facility of its kind developed on a state level. Its library has more than 4,000 volumes and hundreds of aviation video tapes.
6Ballyowen - , Hardyston,
The Ballyowen is an 18 hole public golf course in Sussex County New Jersey. This course is located in the city of Hardyston. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 973-827-5996.
Address: 105 Wheatsworth Road, Hardyston, NJ 7419
7Ballyowen Golf Club - Hamburg,
The Ballyowen Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Sussex County New Jersey. Built in 1998, this Hamburg course designed by Roger Rulewich is open mar 1 to nov 30. Tee times are accepted up to 10 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 973-827-5996. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 105-137 Wheatsworth Rd, Hamburg, NJ 7419
8Bartow-Pell Mansion - , Bronx,
The Bartow-Pell Mansion is a New York City landmark and museum that is situated in northern portion of Pelham Bay Park in The Bronx. Originally the Robert and Marie Lorillard Bartow House, the residence and estate date back to 1654. The Lords of the Manor of Pelham once owned the home which was later enlarged, renovated and remodeled in the Federal style. The current house was built between 1836 and 1842. Ownership of the house passed between the Bartow and Pell families until it was finally sold to the City of New York in 1888 by descendants of the Bartow family.
9Bayonne Community Museum - Bayonne,
Bayonne Trust Company, is located in Bayonne, New Jersey. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on August 8, 2006.
10Bergen County Zoological Park - Paramus,
Van Saun County Park is located in Paramus, New Jersey. The Park is home to the Bergen County Zoological Park. In addition, the park features picnic areas, a baseball field, a softball field, basketball and tennis courts, a soccerfield, a playground, a carousel, and pony rides. The zoo also features a train ride.
Newark, New Jersey Hotels
Newark, New Jersey Restaurants
This is a list of Newark Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!
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