Flight tickets from Polokwane to Newark

Welcome to Newark! Home of an incredible mix of culture, art, and entertainment. Whether you're visiting for a weekend or here to stay, Newark promises to show you the best it has to offer. From well-known Newark attractions like the Prudential Center and the Ironbound district, to hidden gems such as Branch Brook Park, you won't have trouble coming up with things to do. With a robust dining scene and a booming economy, this city is sure to have something for everyone. Dive into the history and culture of Newark, and explore all that it has to offer.

Getting to Know Newark

Newark is the most populous city in the state of New Jersey, United States of America, with a population of over 273,546. It is located in the Eastern Time Zone and the official languages spoken are English and Spanish. The currency used is the US dollar. Newark is a port city and the second busiest container port on the East Coast behind only the Port of New York and New Jersey. It serves as a major transportation hub within the greater New York metropolitan area, and serves as a gateway for international trade and business. Newark is also home to a variety of international companies, including Prudential Financial, PSE&G, Panasonic Corporation of North America, Audible.com, and Manischewitz.

Climate and Weather

Newark, NJ is known for having a humid subtropical climate with warm, humid summers and cold, wet winters. The city typically experiences hot and humid weather during the summer months of June, July, and August, and cooler temperatures in the winter months, December through March. Newark averages 39 inches of precipitation annually and experiences a wide range of temperatures, with an annual average of 56 degrees Fahrenheit. The highest and lowest temperatures ever recorded in Newark were 104 and -21 degrees Fahrenheit, respectively. Newark also experiences several weather-related nuisance events, such as nor'easters and heavy snowfall, due to its location on the northeastern coast of the United States.

Touring Newark: Airport and Transportation

There are three airports in Newark - Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), Newark/Elizabeth Airport (FAA LID: 6N5) and Newark Metropolitan Airport (FAA LID: TEB). You can get from Newark Liberty International Airport to downtown Newark via taxi, Uber, or public transportation. The cost of a taxi or Uber ride can range from $20-25. You can also take the PATH train from the AirTrain station on the first floor of the airport. The fare is $2.75. No, you cannot change money at Newark Airport. However, there are ATMs available at the airport that accept most major credit cards.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Newark

  1. Newark is home to a golden age of jazz and blues music, with the famous jazz and blues clubs of the 1940s and 50s having produced well-known names like Sarah Vaughan and Count Basie
  2. Newark has a multicultural history and many cultures have left their mark on the city, including French, Dutch, Portuguese and Hispanic
  3. Newark's African American culture is particularly vibrant, with festivals, religious rituals, foods, and music. The city hosts the historic Sacred Heart of Jesus and St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Churches, both of which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places

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