Newark is the most populous city in the US state of New Jersey. It is
located at the mouth of the Passaic River near the Newark Bay and that has
made the city's harbour a major part of the Port of New York and New
Jersey. Established by Puritans in 1666, Newark is one of the oldest
European cities in the United States. Today, the city is home to a vibrant
performing arts and music scene, especially evident in its popular
highlight- the New Jersey Performing Arts Center that hosts smash concerts
and dance performances.
Things to do in Newark
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
New Jersey Performing Arts Center is one of the largest performing arts
centers in the US. It is home to the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and has
attracted heaps of visitors since it was opened in 1997. New Jersey
Performing Arts Center also offers one of the largest arts education
programs in the country.
Newark Museum is the largest museum in New Jersey. This museum is home to
remarkable collections of artworks from Asia, Africa, the Americas, and the
Ancient World. Newark Museum also owns the Ballantine House, a restored
27-room mansion and residential place of famous brewery family named the
Ballantine’s in early 20th century.
Lincoln Park Music Festival
Celebrated every year in the month of July, the Lincoln Park Music Festival
is a multi-genre music festival including various music genres. Visitors
attend here for being captivated by smash performances by Gospel, Jazz, Hip
Hop and Rhythm and Blues music artists.
Best Time to Visit Newark
The best time to book flights from Lima to Newark is from March to August.
It is the time of the year when the city experiences pleasant weather with
occasional rains that puts its Cherry blossom trees in full bloom. Visitors
can book flights from LIM to EWR between spring and early summer season to
enjoy the Cherry Blossom Festival in the city.