Things to do in Newark, NJ

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Newark Attractions

Unsure how to keep yourself busy in Newark? Relax. We've put together some excellent suggestions for you. Top-quality restaurants, an intriguing history and spectacular attractions — this energetic city offers them all.

Explore the best sights in Newark with some popular tours & day trips, or check out our list of fun activities in Newark. We have no booking fees as well as free cancellation, so you can relax and channel your energy into planning the vacation of a lifetime.

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What to do in Newark

Free Things to Do in Newark

Leave your wallet in the hotel room. It's a snap to have a blast in Newark without surrendering a penny.

Alumni Field - Pencil in time to play and add some excitement to your time here.

Rutgers University Newark - Take in the originality and design of this impressive example of modernistic architecture.

Seton Hall University - If you want to explore the area's history through its landmarks, include this one on your sightseeing schedule.

New Jersey Institute of Technology - Dig out your guidebook and learn why this place is worth adding to your itinerary.

Grace Church - Incorporate some spirituality into your trip by visiting this religious sanctuary.

Military Park - Organize a picnic date and enjoy a stroll around the trees and shrubs.

Things to Do in Newark with Kids

There are loads of awesome experiences in Newark that the entire gang will love. These are some of the top family friendly experiences around.


 

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