South Orange Vacations
South Orange is a popular place to head to while you are in Newark as a large number of the area’s main attractions are within easy driving distance. Two attractions that should be on every visitor’s list is the fascinating Rock Spring Club and the much-loved Essex County Country Club. Two more worthwhile attractions you’ll find within a short distance of South Orange are the Paper Mill Playhouse and the Eagle Rock Reservation.
Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a rewarding holiday destination. Find the treasures kept in the many inspiring exhibit spaces such as the City Without Walls and the New Jersey Historical Society Museum. Book seats for a live performance at the Wellmont Theatre in Montclair and the Newark Symphony Hall. Visit the Montclair Art Museum in Montclair, Gallery Aferro and the Aljira - A Center for Contemporary Art, to get your fix of art.
To surround yourself with nature, plan a trip to the nearby parks and reserves. These are great places to relax. There are some pleasant green escapes, so why don’t you go out and enjoy Montgomery Park in Irvington, Military Park and the Newark Lincoln Park.
Newark offers those who are visiting a wide range of attractions and sights. When you are planning your stay, make sure you set aside sufficient time to see them all. Those with a passion for religious history shouldn’t miss Grace Church.
A pleasant way to experience the countryside is to grab your golf bag and head to the area’s excellent golf courses such as the Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth, the Montclair Golf Club in West Orange and the Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield.
To browse through stores and buy some souvenirs, set out to visit Livingston Mall in Livingston and the Mall at Short Hills in Short Hills.
To cheer on the local sporting greats, get tickets to see a Newark Bears, Rutgers-Newark or New Jersey Institute of Technology match at the iconic Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium. There is no better way to to get to know local sports nuts than to roar along with the crowd wearing the navy blue and white colors of local favorites, the Newark Bears.
Finding somewhere handy to rest your head within South Orange is a breeze. Check out the rooms and rates at the Wyndham Garden Hotel Newark Airport, the SpringHill Suites by Marriott Newark Liberty International, or the Ramada Plaza Newark Liberty International Airport.