Whether you're visiting for the first time or returning for more, the Country Inn & Suites hotel's location at Newark Airport offers you a home away from home for all of your New York City adventures. The City That Never Sleeps is always ready to show you the time of your life, from the beauties of Central Park to world-famous museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art and iconic architecture at the Empire State Building. To get into the city without a single spot of bother, avoid the traffic and take the hotel’s complimentary shuttle to the Newark airport parking terminal before hopping on the 20-minute train ride into the city. When you've had all the excitement you can handle for one day, rest up in your spacious, comfortable hotel room—it’s the best of both worlds. Don't miss these great New York City attractions:
Other attractions to check out during your trip to NYC:
- Central Park
Since it opened in 1857, this 843-acre park has been one of the most famous landmarks in New York City. Visitors can go ice skating on two rinks, enjoy a coffee by the stunning Bethesda Fountain, take a walk through the Central Park Conservatory Garden and then see some entertaining animals at the Central Park Zoo.
- Empire State Building
This iconic skyscraper is 102 stories tall, has appeared in more than 200 movies and was the world’s tallest building for 40 years. Enter the Art Deco lobby and then head up to the observation decks on the 86th and 102nd floors for a bird’s eye view of the incomparable New York cityscape.
- Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET)
Art lovers will swoon over this world-class museum, which is one of the largest in the world, featuring around 400 galleries and more than two million works of art. The MET’s collection includes the Egyptian Temple of Dendur, the Frank Lloyd Wright room and masterpieces by Caravaggio, El Greco, Rembrandt, Degas, van Gogh and Picasso.
- Rockefeller Center
Visit this famous complex, which includes approximately 75 shops, 40 restaurants, a renowned ice skating rink and the Radio City Music Hall. See a taping of the Today Show, view the city from the 70th floor Top of the Rock Observation Deck or just grab a snack from a street vendor and enjoy people watching.
- Statue of Liberty
One of the most recognizable statues in the world, the Statue of Liberty was given to the US by the people of France and was dedicated in 1886. Take the ferry from Battery Park and get a closer look at Lady Liberty, who is 152 feet tall and stands proudly on Liberty Island. You can learn more about this inspiring landmark at the Statue of Liberty Museum before continuing on the ferry to nearby Ellis Island.
- World Trade Center - 9/11 Memorial
A somber but meaningful destination, this memorial at the site of the former World Trade Center commemorates the 2,983 people killed in the 9/11 attacks. Visitors can pay their respects and learn more at the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum, which features 30-foot waterfalls and bronze panels listing the names of the victims.