Top 57 Things to do in Newark, New Jersey

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4-Day American Heritage Tour of Philadelphia, D.C. & Niagara Falls
Spend a full 4 days exploring the natural beauty and rich heritage of the Northeast with a visit to Niagara Falls, a tour of Philadelphia, a stop in an authentic Amish village, and a look at the government buildings and... Read More

Categories: Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

4 days

Free cancellation

$626
per Traveler

A Slice of Brooklyn Pizza Tour
Dig in to Brooklyn's many diverse neighborhoods, famous landmarks, and film locations, as well as 2 of the most-renowned pizzerias in the borough. From end-to-end, discover the hidden gems of Brooklyn’s history, culture, and food on this memorable tour. Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$72
per Adult

Aladdin on Broadway
An evil vizier, a comical genie, and a love story for the ages— Aladdin is everything you loved about the Disney movie and more. With the songs you know by heart plus new tunes penned by Oscar-winning composers, this musical... Read More

Categories: Events & Shows, Sports, Tickets & Passes

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$78
per Traveler

All-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Cruise
Bask in the sun and feel the breeze in your hair on board the New York Water Taxi. Take in the entire Manhattan skyline, including the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, and Brooklyn Bridge. At any of the 5... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

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$28

$24
per Adult

American Museum of Natural History
Spend a day exploring fascinating artifacts and life-like exhibits like the blue whale and dinosaur skeleton as you wander the halls of this iconic, world-class museum. Delve into the depths of the ocean, walk with the dinosaurs, and venture into... Read More

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1 day

Free cancellation

$20
per Adult

Beast Speedboat Thrill Ride
Hold onto your hat as comedic captains take you on an exciting, adrenaline-fueled ride at 45 mph (72 kph) down the Hudson River from Midtown. Make a quick stop near the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island to take in... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$25
per Adult

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Enjoy award-winning music alongside the inspiring story of music legend, Carole King. Take a journey through history as Beautiful shares the story of chart-topping songwriting, work and personal relationships, and amazing reflections on a life filled with warmth. Read More

Categories: Events & Shows, Sports, Tickets & Passes

2 hours 20 minutes

Free cancellation

$99
per Traveler

Birthplace of Hip-Hop: Harlem & The Bronx Bus Tour
Discover the history of hip-hop on a guided bus tour through 2 of the genre's most influential neighborhoods—Harlem and The Bronx. See historic clubs, music-video filming locations, and parks while hearing tales of the artists that pioneered the style. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$66
per Adult

Boston Day Tour
From British colony turned bustling city center, Boston—the Cradle of Liberty—is stocked with historic hotspots. Peer into the harbor that hosted the Boston Tea Party, wander the Boston Common along the famed Freedom Trail, and pretend to hit the most... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

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$169

$152
per Traveler

Central Park Horse & Carriage Ride
Climb into a lavishly decorated carriage with plush seating for a ride through Central Park. With the clip-clop of the horse’s hooves in the background, visit the Angel of the Waters sculpture, the John Lennon memorial, and Cherry Hill. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

20 minutes

Free cancellation

$65
per Group

Chicago the Musical on Broadway
Watch as a world of greed, seductive murderesses, and all that jazz unfolds before your eyes during a rousing performance of Chicago. The winner of 6 Tony Awards® and the longest-running musical revival in Broadway history, this razzle-dazzle spectacle is... Read More

Categories: Events & Shows, Sports, Tickets & Passes

2 hours 45 minutes

Free cancellation

$120
per Traveler

CityPASS: 6 Must-See Museums & Attractions
Skip the ticket lines at 6 of New York's most popular attractions with a multi-ticket booklet that's valid for 9 consecutive days. This pass is perfect if you want to explore the city on your schedule, craft your own itinerary,... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tickets & Passes

9 days

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$194

$116
per Adult

Empire State Building Observatory & Statue of Liberty Cruise
Take on 2 of New York City's most iconic landmarks, on-foot and afloat. From the sky-high vantage point at the top of the Empire State Building, to a mid-river perspective of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, you have... Read More
Empire State Building Observatory with Optional VIP Express Pass
See Central Park, the Statue of Liberty, and the Chrysler Building from the Empire State Building's 86th-floor observation deck. The 2-floor deck (both open-air and enclosed) gives you a chance to look out on all 5 of New York's boroughs... Read More

Categories: Attractions

1 hour

Free cancellation

$28
per Adult

Explorer Pass: Choose 3, 4, 5, 7 or 10 Museums, Tours & Attractions
Choose from over 55 of New York City's most amazing attractions, museums, and tours with this Explorer Pass and experience the city at your own pace. Enjoy access to famous locations as well as fast-track entry to some. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Land Adventures, Tickets & Passes, Tours & Sightseeing

30 days

Free cancellation

$77
per Adult

Guggenheim Museum
For art lovers and architecture enthusiasts, get inspired as you spend a day at the legendary Guggenheim Museum. Heralded as one of the most important architectural landmarks of the 20th-century, the Frank-Lloyd Wright-designed building is as impressive as the art... Read More

Categories: Attractions

1 day

Free cancellation

$22
per Adult

Guided 9/11 Memorial Tour with reserved 9/11 Museum Tickets
Where the twin towers fell during the devastating events of 9/11, a moving memorial and powerful museum now stand in tribute to the victims, survivors, and heroes of the 2001 attacks. Explore them both with an expert guide to gain... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$62
per Adult

Half-Day City Tour with Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Admission
Get a lay of the land and a feel for the vibrant neighborhoods of the Big Apple on this tour of Manhattan's must-see sights and lively neighborhoods. Ride along the city streets from Harlem to SoHo, and then ferry across... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$78
per Adult

Helicopter Tour of Landmarks
For an unforgettable way to experience the awe-inspiring skyline of New York, hop aboard a state-of-the-art helicopter and soar high above the skyscrapers for incredible views of the entire city. This thrilling adventure lets you come face-to-face with iconic landmarks,... Read More

Categories: Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours

14 minutes

Free cancellation

$199
per Traveler

Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
Dine, shop, and soak up the action-packed bustle New York City via a comfortable and convenient double-decker bus. Enjoy the freedom of hopping on and off to visit the sites and neighborhoods that interest you most on an exploration of... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 days

Free cancellation

$53
per Adult

Jersey Boys on Broadway
Meet the Jersey Boys, who wrote their own songs, invented their own sound, and sold 175 million records—all before they were 30 years old. This toe-tapping musical follows Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons on an unforgettable rags-to-riches journey of... Read More

Categories: Events & Shows, Sports, Tickets & Passes

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$137
per Traveler

Kinky Boots on Broadway
Inspired by real events, this uplifting and hilarious musical written by Tony Award®-winner Harvey Fierstein tells the story of a failing shoe factory's transformation. Fueled by the power of big dreams and the bravery of 2 extraordinary men, Kinky Boots... Read More

Categories: Events & Shows, Sports, Tickets & Passes

2 hours 20 minutes

Free cancellation

$113
per Traveler

Madame Tussauds New York
Get your selfie sticks ready! Madame Tussauds in Times Square is the only place with no ropes or barriers holding you back from getting photos with your favorite stars! Voted as one of New York's most unique attractions, Madame Tussauds... Read More

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1 day

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$32

$29
per Adult

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
Hear ye, hear ye. Make haste to the castle to indulge in a night of feasting, combat, and revelry. The knights and horses of Medieval Times are here to thrill you with acts of showmanship and bravery reminiscent of legends... Read More

$66
per Adult

New York Pass: Visit over 80 Attractions, Museums & Tours
Your New York adventure just got easier (and less expensive) with the sightseeing card that offers access to more than 80 things to do, including the city’s most iconic activities and attractions. With fast-track access at many museums and locations... Read More

$99
per Adult

Private Minivan - Bayonne Cruise Terminal
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Bayonne Cruise Terminal and JFK Airport, Newark Liberty Airport, LaGuardia Airport, or your Manhattan hotel in the comfort of a minivan. For transfers to and from Bayonne Cruise Terminal, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

20 minutes

$155
per Vehicle

Private Minivan: Brooklyn Cruise Terminal
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Brooklyn Cruise Terminal and JFK Airport, Newark Liberty Airport, LaGuardia Airport, or your Manhattan hotel in the comfort of a minivan. For transfers to and from Brooklyn Cruise Terminal, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

30 minutes

$159
per Vehicle

Private Minivan: Manhattan Cruise Terminal
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Manhattan Cruise Terminal and JFK Airport, Newark Liberty Airport, LaGuardia Airport, or your Manhattan hotel in the comfort of a minivan. For transfers to and from Manhattan Cruise Terminal, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

30 minutes

$129
per Vehicle

Private Minivan: Newark International Airport (EWR)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Newark International Airport (EWR) and your Manhattan hotel in the comfort of a minivan. For transfers to and from Newark International Airport (EWR), the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

45 minutes

$159
per Vehicle

Private Minivan: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and your hotel in an economy minivan. For transfers to and from Newark Liberty International Airport, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

40 minutes

Free cancellation

$75
per Vehicle

Private SUV: Bayonne Cruise Terminal
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Bayonne Cruise Terminal and JFK Airport, Newark Liberty Airport, LaGuardia Airport, or your Manhattan hotel in the comfort of an SUV. For transfers to and from Bayonne Cruise Terminal, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

20 minutes

$115
per Vehicle

Private SUV: Boston Logan Airport (BOS) - Newport, RI
Enjoy premium private transportation between Boston Logan Airport and your hotel in the comfort of an SUV. A professional driver greets you in the terminal, so you can skip the taxi line and find your ride quickly. Rates are guaranteed... Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$219
per Vehicle

Private SUV: Brooklyn Cruise Terminal
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Brooklyn Cruise Terminal and JFK Airport, Newark Liberty Airport, LaGuardia Airport, or your Manhattan hotel in the comfort of an SUV. For transfers to and from Brooklyn Cruise Terminal, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

30 minutes

$139
per Vehicle

Private SUV: Manhattan Cruise Terminal
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Manhattan Cruise Terminal and JFK Airport, Newark Liberty Airport, LaGuardia Airport, or your Manhattan hotel in the comfort of an SUV. For transfers to and from Manhattan Cruise Terminal, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

30 minutes

$99
per Vehicle

Private SUV: Newark International Airport (EWR) - New York City
Enjoy a relaxed journey in a high-quality SUV between the airport and your hotel. There’s no waiting in a taxi line, and guaranteed fixed rates include flight tracking, 1 hour of wait time, and all taxes, tolls, and tips. Prices... Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

35 minutes

Free cancellation

$127
per Vehicle

Private SUV: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and your hotel in the comfort of an SUV. For transfers to and from Newark Liberty International Airport, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

40 minutes

Free cancellation

$156
per Vehicle

Private Towncar: Bayonne Cruise Terminal
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Bayonne Cruise Terminal and JFK Airport, Newark Liberty Airport, LaGuardia Airport, or your Manhattan hotel in the comfort of a towncar. For transfers to and from Bayonne Cruise Terminal, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

20 minutes

$99
per Vehicle

Private Towncar: Brooklyn Cruise Terminal
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Brooklyn Cruise Terminal and JFK Airport, Newark Liberty Airport, LaGuardia Airport, or your Manhattan hotel in the comfort of a towncar. For transfers to and from Brooklyn Cruise Terminal, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

30 minutes

$79
per Vehicle

Private Towncar: Manhattan Cruise Terminal
Port Pickup: Upon arrival, call My Sedan at 212-434-0400 to arrange your exact pickup location. Present your printed voucher(s) and photo ID to the driver upon pickup. Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

30 minutes

$69
per Vehicle

Private Towncar: Newark International Airport (EWR)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and your Manhattan hotel in the comfort of a towncar. For transfers to and from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

45 minutes

$105
per Vehicle

Private Towncar: Newark International Airport (EWR) - Manhattan
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and your Manhattan hotel in the comfort of a towncar. For transfers to and from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

1 hour

Free cancellation

$125
per Vehicle

Private Towncar: Newark Liberty Airport (EWR)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and your Manhattan hotel in the comfort of a towncar. For transfers to and from Newark Liberty International Airport, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

45 minutes

Free cancellation

$174
per Vehicle

Private Towncar: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and your hotel in the comfort of a towncar. For transfers to and from Newark Liberty International Airport, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

40 minutes

Free cancellation

$131
per Vehicle

Private Towncar: Teterboro Airport (TEB)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Teterboro Airport (TEB) and your Manhattan hotel in the comfort of a towncar. For transfers to and from Teterboro Airport, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$165
per Vehicle

Sex and the City Hotspots Bus Tour
Tap into your adventurous side: shop, drink, and explore the sites where the girls from Sex and the City spent their time. Let your expert guide tell you tales of their chic New York City lifestyles full of fashion, drama,... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$44
per Adult

Shared Shuttle: Newark International Airport (EWR) - Manhattan
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Newark Liberty Airport (EWR) and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Newark Liberty Airport (EWR), the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

1 hour

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$21

$17
per Traveler

Spirit of New York Dinner Cruise
Set sail aboard the Spirit of New York for an evening of delectable food, spectacular skyline views, and lively entertainment. With a tasty cocktail in hand, relax on the open-air top deck or dance the night away as the DJ... Read More

$130

$115
per Traveler

Stage Door Tour of Radio City Music Hall
Take a walking tour through the legendary Radio City Music Hall, located in the heart of Rockefeller Center. Get an insider's view of New York's iconic entertainment venue, where some of the biggest names in show business perform. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 15 minutes

$24
per Adult

Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island & 9/11 Memorial & Museum
Visit 3 of Lower Manhattan's most symbolic sites on this full-day tour. An expert guide offers insightful commentary on the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the 9/11 Memorial while also leaving you plenty of freedom to explore at your... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$104
per Adult

The Lion King on Broadway
As the curtain comes up on the African savannah, you’re taken on an enthralling African adventure into the heart of Disney’s classic tale—The Lion King. Journey with Simba as he realizes his royal destiny, all to a soundtrack of Grammy... Read More

Categories: Events & Shows, Sports, Tickets & Passes

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$115
per Traveler

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Immerse yourself in 5,000 years of world history through the vast collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Home to incredible historical artifacts and art, from Egyptian temples to Old Masters paintings, The Met is one of the largest—and finest—museums... Read More

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1 day

Free cancellation

$23
per Adult

The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway
Fall under the spell of this classic yet haunting love story as you journey deep beneath the stage of the Paris Opera House with the Phantom and his beloved soprano—Christine. Winner of 7 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, The Phantom... Read More

Categories: Events & Shows, Sports, Tickets & Passes

2 hours 45 minutes

Free cancellation

$133
per Traveler

THE RIDE Theatrical Sightseeing Bus Tour
With singing, dancing, and special effects, THE RIDE is a raucous and entertaining sightseeing tour like no other. Take a seat for a bus ride through Manhattan and Times Square as the Big Apple lights up and only-in-NYC moments come... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 15 minutes

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$74

$59
per Traveler

Top of the Rock Observation Deck at Rockefeller Center
See Manhattan from atop Rockefeller Center, where viewing the New York skyline is as easy as a 360-degree spin. Reaching 850 feet (259 m) into the air, Top of the Rock's 3 unobstructed observation decks are available rain or shine,... Read More

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45 minutes

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$32

$29
per Adult

Washington, D.C. Day Tour
Take a day trip out of the city to soak up the history and architecture of another East Coast metropolis—Washington, D. C. Check out the monuments and memorials of the National Mall, see the White House, and dive into the... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

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$169

$152
per Traveler

Whitney Museum of American Art
Stroll through halls lined with sculptures, paintings, photographs, drawings, and films as you explore the work of American artists from the last century. With exhibits that highlight pieces from the 20th century up to the present day, the Whitney Museum... Read More

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1 day

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$25

$22
per Adult

Wicked on Broadway
If you thought Oz was all yellow brick roads and ruby slippers, think again. This award-winning musical takes place long before Dorothy whirled in on her tornado. Meet the unlikely duo of Glinda the Good and Elphaba—the Wicked Witch of... Read More

Categories: Events & Shows, Sports, Tickets & Passes

2 hours 45 minutes

Free cancellation

$147
per Traveler

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