Newark has been welcoming visitors since the opening of its first hotel back in 1670. Today you can enjoy luxe boutique hotels, hotels with Presidential pedigrees, value stays, treasured name brands, along with modern stylish suites and rooftop bars. Newark offers New York City fun.
Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, in town for a show at NJPAC or Prudential Center, the best way to experience all that Newark has to offer is to check in and stay awhile. Wake up to a new you, with a wardrobe makeover from The Mills at Jersey Gardens New Jersey’s largest premium outlet mall, make new discoveries at the Newark Museum, or catch a yellow card the New York Red Bulls take on their opponents for MLS soccer action.
The Newark Museum, in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, is the state's largest museum. It holds fine collections of American art, decorative arts, contemporary art, and arts of Asia, Africa, the Americas, and the ancient world.
Military Park serves as the central meeting place of Downtown Newark. After many years of under utilization, Military Park now serves as a revitalized space for children, tourists, residents and office workers. With programming like movies, yoga, ping-pong, a reading room, a carousel, and dining options, Military Park is the paragon of Newark redevelopment. In 2010, Military Park Partnership was founded to bring life back to the park, and with the pioneering vision of Dan Biederman Redevelopment, that vision came to life in the summer of 2014.
The Prudential Center, opened in 2007, is Newark’s largest arena seating 20,000 people for its events. It has world class programming and has an extensive calendar of events year over year.
Newark Symphony Hall enjoys a long and rich cultural history as New Jersey’s oldest and largest showcase for the arts, education and entertainment programming. This multi-facility edifice was built by the Shriners, a Masonic order, in 1925 and known as the Salaam Temple. The façade is quite imposing with its massive Ionic columns and the interior is elegant with its sculpted marble designs with gold-leaf ornamentation in the Greek and Egyptian styles.