Newark is the most populous city in the US state of New Jersey. The city
was established by Spanish explorers in 1666 AD and is one of the oldest
European cities in the country. Owing to its well-off history, Newark is
home to many architectural styles that tell the story of its past. Some of
the most popular styles found here are the Beaux-Arts and Art Deco. The
former’s apt example is the Newark Museum, the Newark Public Library, and
the Essex County Courthouse while the latter is brought to the fore by the
National Newark Building.
Things to do in Newark
Prince Street Synagogue
Prince Street Synagogue is the oldest surviving synagogue structure in the
city. This synagogue was built for Oheb Shalom Congregation in 1884 and is
considered a topnotch example of Moorish Revival architectural style.
Newark Museum is the largest museum in New Jersey. It is also among the
finest museums in the country because it features 80 galleries featuring
many world-class exhibits art and science. The star of the show here is the
largest collection of Tibetan art ever found in the Western Hemisphere.
Military Park in Newark is an attractive 6-acre park dotted with several
historic monuments and many noted historic figures of national
significance. Historically famed for being the site of George Washington's
retreat from British forces in 1767, it hosts many cultural events round
Best Time to Visit Newark
The Best Time to book flights from Austin to Newark is between the spring
and early summer seasons that runs from March to August. In April, the city
celebrates its Cherry Blossom Festival. If booking Newark flights for
April, one must book well in advance to escape high airfares.