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The City of Newark, NJ

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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 Weather

Current Weather in Newark
In the month of October, Newark experiences an average high temperature of 65 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in October are usually about 48 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.16 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.


                                                                                    
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Newark, New Jersey Attractions

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Acorn Hall  - Morristown,
Acorn Hall is an 1853 Victorian Italianate mansion located in Morristown, New Jersey, that is on the National Register of Historic Places. It serves as the headquarters of the Morris County Historical Society, which operates Acorn Hall as a historic house museum.
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Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum  - Jersey City,
The Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum is located is on the upper floor of the Miller Branch of the Jersey City, New Jersey Public Library, its collection is dedicated to the African American experience.
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AIDS Museum  - Newark,
A United States HIV/AIDS Memorial Museum, to be located in Newark, New Jersey in the US.
Alice Austen House Staten Island New York
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Alice Austen House  - , Staten Island,
The Alice Austen House, which is also referred to as Clear Comfort, is located at 2 Hylan Boulevard in the Rosebank section of Staten Island, New York City, New York. It was home of Alice Austen, a photographer, for most of her lifetime, and is now a museum and a member of the Historic House Trust. The house is administered by the "Friends of Alice Austen", a volunteer group.
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Allen House  - Shrewsbury,
Allen House, is located in Shrewsbury, New Jersey. The house was built in 1680 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 8, 1974.
Alumni Hall St Johns University New York
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Alumni Hall - St. John's University  - , New York,
Carnesecca Arena is a 6,008-seat multi-purpose arena in Queens County, New York in the US. It was built in 1961 and renamed in honor of Hall of Fame Coach Lou Carnesecca on November 23, 2004. It is the exclusive home to the St. John's University Red Storm women's basketball team, and also hosts the men's team, mainly for games that are not expected to draw a crowd sufficient to fill Madison Square Garden. In practice, the men play virtually all their Big East home games at MSG and their non-conference home games here.
American Folk Art Museum Manhattan New York
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American Folk Art Museum  - , Manhattan,
The American Folk Art Museum is the leading center for the study and enjoyment of American folk art, as well as the work of international self-taught artists. It is located at 45 West 53rd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, in Midtown Manhattan.

 

American Labor Museum Botto House National Landmark Haledon New Jersey
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American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark  - Haledon,
The Pietro and Maria Botto House, which is also referred to as Pietro Botto House, at 83 Norwood Street, Haledon, New Jersey is where leaders of the Industrial Workers of the World union spoke to the 15,000 striking workers of the Paterson Silk Strike of 1913. Elizabeth Gurley Flynn and Upton Sinclair also spoke from the balcony.
American Merchant Marine Museum Kings Point New York
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American Merchant Marine Museum  - , Kings Point,
The United States Merchant Marine Academy is one of the five United States service academies. It is charged with training officers for the United States Merchant Marine, branches of the military, or the transportation industry.

 

American Museum Of Natural History Manhattan New York
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American Museum of Natural History  - , Manhattan,
The American Museum of Natural History, that can be found on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City, is one of the largest and most celebrated museums in the world. Located in park-like grounds across the street from Central Park, the Museum comprises 25 interconnected buildings that house 46 permanent exhibition halls, research laboratories, and its renowned library.
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Newark, New Jersey Hotels

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The Wilshire Grand Hotel
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The Wilshire Grand Hotel
350 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052

 

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Courtyard Newark Downtown
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Courtyard Newark Downtown
858 Broad St
Newark, NJ 07102

 

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Courtyard By Marriott Lyndhurst Meadowlands
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Courtyard By Marriott Lyndhurst Meadowlands
1 Polito Avenue
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071

 

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Renaissance Meadowlands Hotel
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Renaissance Meadowlands Hotel
801 Rutherford Ave
Rutherford, NJ 07070

 

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Quality Inn Meadowlands
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Quality Inn Meadowlands
10 Polito Avenue
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071

 

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Esa Meadowlands-rutherford
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Esa Meadowlands-rutherford
750 E Edwin L Ward Sr Memorial
Rutherford, NJ 07070

 

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Extended Stay America Meadowlands - Rutherford
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Extended Stay America Meadowlands - Rutherford
750 Edwin L Ward Sr Vice Rd
Rutherford, NJ 07073

 

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Best Western Plus Turtle Brook Inn
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Best Western Plus Turtle Brook Inn
555 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

 

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Americas Best Value Inn - Newark Airport
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Americas Best Value Inn - Newark Airport
100 Union Avenue
Irvington, NJ 07111

 

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Homewood Suites East Rutherford
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Homewood Suites East Rutherford
125 Route 17 South
East Rutherford, NJ 07073

 

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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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Calabrese Pizzeria and Restaurant
132 Franklin Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
(973)748-0390
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Gaetanina's Deli
258 Montgomery Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
(973)748-2355
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F & B Catering
23 Willet St
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
(973)743-0910
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Belleville News & Food Store
111 Newark Av
Belleville, NJ 07109
(973)751-1180
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China Taste
388 Bloomfield Av
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
(973)566-9688
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Cafe Latino & Restaurant
416 Bloomfield Av
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
(973)743-5700
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Brian Elliott's Deli
419 Bloomfield Avenue
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
(973)748-4010
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International House of Pancakes
542 Bloomfield Avenue
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
(973)743-9177
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Cousins Pizza & Restaurant
543 Bloomfield Avenue
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
(973)680-8200
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Bloomfield Steak & Seafood House
409 Franklin Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
(973)680-4500
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Newark Articles

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New York City on a Budget: Best Family Attractions Under $20
Published March 20, 2012

These affordable family attractions in New York City are perfect for families on a budget

 

10 Top Zoos on the East Coast USA
Published January 17, 2012

Each of these top 10 best zoos on the East Coast offer hundreds of species of creatures from around the world in fantastic exhibits for a lifetime of precious memories

 

Our Family Visit to New York City – Off the Beaten Track
Published October 2, 2011

Our recent family trip to New York City with Dag Hammarskjold Park and the United Nations, A child's view of Times Square, and accommodations near both

 

New York City for Families – Part 2
Published November 9, 2010

Whatever view, cultural icon, museum, city park or city street you visit in New York City, your kids will have taken a tasty and memorable family bite of the Big Apple.

 

New York City for Families – Part 1
Published November 9, 2010

New York City is a wonderful place to take the kids. One attraction is Central Park, with it's eight hundred plus acres of refined wilderness in the heart of the bustling city.

 

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