Newark, the most populous city in the state of New Jersey, is the seat of
Essex County in the United States. The city was established by Spanish
explorers in 1666 AD and is one of the oldest European cities in the
country. Due to its rich 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 specimen 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
Newark Museum is the largest museum in New Jersey. It is also among the
best museums in the country since it features 80 galleries featuring many
topnotch exhibits art and science. The main attraction here is the largest
collection of Tibetan art ever found in the Western Hemisphere.
Military Park in Newark is a beautiful 6-acre park dotted with several
historic monuments and many noted historic figures of national status. In
history 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 including various music genres. Visitors attend
here for being fascinated 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 San Jose 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 SJO to EWR between spring and early
summer season to enjoy the Cherry Blossom Festival in the city.