During your stay with us at the Best Western Newark Airport West, don’t miss out on must see places in New York City. Our hotel offers shuttle service to Newark Penn Station. From Newark Penn Station, it is just a quick 20 minute train station into the city. For first timers to New York City, see some of our top recommendations below.
No matter what you are interested in, there is something for everyone, and no end of things to do in downtown New York City. Check out one or more of the city’s five boroughs:
(Distances are from Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan)
Each of these boroughs has its own unique characteristics and lots to explore! Visit famous sites such as the Brooklyn Bridge, Times Square, Yankee Stadium, New York Mets – Citi Field, or the Staten Island Zoo.
(1 mile from Penn Station)
Head to the “Crossroads of the World” and visit the iconic Times Square. Be dazzled by the city lights and see a show on Broadway – you will be just steps from New York’s Broadway Theater District.
Located on 5th Avenue between West 33rd and 34th Streets in Manhattan, visit the Empire State Building – which once stood as the world’s tallest building.
(1.5 miles from Penn Station)
Take a stroll through the 778 acre Central Park, located in the center of Manhattan. Central Park is home to 29 sculptures as well as the Central Park Zoo which is a system of four zoos and an aquarium.
(4 miles from Penn Station)
Visit the famous Statue of Liberty, a copper statue which was a gift from the people of France to the US in 1886. Learn a bit of American history during your trip to New York City!
(1.2 miles from Penn Station)
In addition to being a central spot for getting transportation around the city, Grand Central Station is also a historic New York City landmark featuring intricate designs that will be great for taking photos.