Flight tickets from Bloemfontein to Newark

Welcome to Newark, the quintessential mid-sized city in New Jersey. This vibrant city is home to world class institutions such as Rutgers-Newark, the Prudential Center, and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. With its top ranking universities and strong job market, Newark has flourished over the past decade. Whether you’re here to explore the city’s wide range of cultural attractions, take a tour of its local landmarks, or just eat your way through its blooming restaurant scene, there’s something here for everyone. This guide will take you through all the best spots in Newark and show you what makes this city so special.

Getting to Know Newark

Newark is a large city in the U.S. State of New Jersey. It is located in the heart of the Northeastern United States, adjacent to New York City. According to the latest population estimates, Newark had a population of 282,000, making it the 3rd largest city in New Jersey and the 64th largest city in the United States. It is a diverse city, with over 200 languages spoken among its residents. Newark is in the Eastern time zone (UTC -5). English is the most widely spoken language in Newark; it is the de facto language of public education and the common language spoken by most residents. Spanish and Portuguese are also widely spoken languages in Newark, with a substantial number of residents who are bilingual or trilingual. Other languages spoken in Newark include Arabic, French, Yiddish, and Chinese. The currency of Newark is the US Dollar.

Climate and Weather

The climate of Newark, New Jersey, is typified by four distinct seasons. Summers are warm and humid with temperatures in the mid-80s (Fahrenheit) and mild nights in the 60s. The hottest months are July and August, with average highs reaching a peak of 88°F. The colder months of December and January are mild, with temperatures typically ranging from the mid-20s to mid-40s (Fahrenheit), with regular snowfall. Spring and fall are pleasant, with temperatures normally in the mid-50s to mid-70s (Fahrenheit). Newark experiences an average of 37 inches of rain yearly, most of it concentrated between the months of April and September.

Touring Newark: Airport and Transportation

There are three airports in Newark, New Jersey: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), Newark/Elizabeth Airpoirt (ABE) and Teterboro (TEB). You can get from Newark Liberty International Airport to downtown Newark via taxi, which costs around $30-$50 depending on your destination. There is also a public bus option, Newark Airport Express (which departs from the airport’s Terminal B), that is cheaper at $18. Newark Liberty International Airport does have currency exchange services available.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Newark

  1. Newark has a long and storied history, in which it formed an integral part of the American Revolution, served as a popular stop on the Underground Railroad and was one of the first cities in America to industrialize
  2. Newark is home to several cultural attractions, including the Newark Museum, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and the Newark Public Library
  3. To truly experience Newark’s unique culture, visitors can explore its abundant music, art, and food scenes, which reflect the city’s diverse and multi-generational population

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