Newark is the most populous city in the state of New Jersey and the seat of
Essex County in the United States. It was established by Spanish explorers
in 1666 AD and is one of the oldest European cities in the country. Owing
to its profound history, it is home to many architectural styles that tell
the story of its past. Some popular styles found here are the Beaux-Arts
and Art Deco. The former’s stellar 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
The Newark Museum is the largest museum in New Jersey. It is also one of
the best 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.
The Military Park in Newark is a scenic 6-acre park dotted with several
historic monuments and many noted historic figures of national importance.
Historically famous for being the site of George Washington's retreat from
British forces in 1767, it hosts many cultural events round the year.
Lincoln Park Music Festival
Celebrated every year in July, the Lincoln Park Music Festival is a
multi-genre music festival featuring various music genres. Visitors attend
here for being mesmerized by sell-out performances by Gospel, Jazz, Hip Hop
and Rhythm and Blues music artists.
Best Time to Visit Newark
Spring and early summer seasons, the months from March to August are the
best to book your flights from Boston to Newark. It is the time of the year
when the city has pleasant weather with occasional rains that puts its
Cherry blossom trees in full bloom. Book your flights from BOS to EWR
between spring and early summer season to enjoy the Cherry Blossom Festival
in the city. It is advised to book Newark flights in advance to avoid
paying more during peak season.