Newark Liberty International Airport is more than 85 years old. Located in Newark in the state of New Jersey, the airport was in fact built on marshland.
Over the years, major improvements have been made to the technology and infrastructure of the airport, making it one of the most functional, travel and cargo-friendly airports in the world. Three main terminals make passenger traffic smooth and efficient. This experience is further enhanced by modern, state-of-the-art facilities.
Hop onto the AirTrain for a low-cost seamless ride around Newark Liberty International Airport and to other important rail lines. Whether you are arriving or departing, travelling is never a problem as it connects you to every possible transport service you could think of to get you to your destination. Several other public rail transport services like NJ Transit and Amtrak are also available to bring you to a variety of popular destinations. Other modes of transport include cars and vans to hotel shuttles. If you decide to flag a taxi, do keep in mind that tipping is expected.
Newark is the largest city in the state of New Jersey. Originating in 1666, it began as an agrarian community and has grown to become the state’s major urban centre. Luckily, the important landmarks charting the city’s history have been preserved.
Newark is a garden state filled with entertainment and attractions for people of all ages. The sports-inclined can take heart in knowing that Newark also features many sporting activities such as golf and baseball. There are many recreation centres, arenas and parks that cater to a diversity of sports, with the occasional professional sports team competing in the city as well – Newark is home to the Newark Bears Baseball team -- so do allow yourself the pleasure of watching a game.
In the city, head to the Branch Brook Park which was developed in the late 1800s to promote a variety of recreational activities. Admire the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, a classic French Gothic cathedral structured with beautiful stained glass, and wood panelling. It was built in resemblance of the great cathedral in Rheims in France.
Near the airport, be sure to take a trip down to Ironbound, an eclectic and lively neighbourhood with many Brazilian, Spanish and Portuguese dining options. Take a train or a cab from the airport to get to the iconic Statue of Liberty, America’s most famous landmark. Also pay a visit to the prestigious Princeton University, which is easily accessible from the airport by train.
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