Discover Top Things to Do in NYC and New Jersey
With a convenient location near I-95, area transportation and Newark International Airport, the Country Inn & Suites makes it easy for travelers to explore local attractions in and around Elizabeth, NJ. Popular nearby destinations include The Mills at Jersey Gardens and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. You won’t want to miss games at the Prudential Center or the MetLife Stadium. Need a sweet treat? Drive to Carlo’s Bake Shop, home of the Cake Boss, or explore the area's eclectic food scene. If you want to explore the City That Never Sleeps, you can commute by train in just 30 minutes and visit top NYC attractions like the Empire State Building and Central Park.
Arts, Sports and Events:
- Prudential Center (6.1 miles)
Known as “the Rock,” the Prudential Center is the main stadium for local events like big-name concerts and shows as well as the NHL’s New Jersey Devils and the Seton Hall Pirates men's basketball team.
Phone: +1 (973) 757-6000
- New Jersey Performing Arts Center (6.5 miles)
This performing arts center is the home stage for the Grammy Award–winning New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) and visiting artists like Bob Dylan, Paul Simon and Yo-Yo Ma.
Phone: +1 (888) 466-5722
- MetLife Stadium (14.3 miles)
Jointly owned by the New York Giants and the New Jersey Jets, MetLife Stadium is a prime destination for football fans.
Phone: +1 (201) 559-1515
Shopping and Leisure:
- The Mills at Jersey Gardens (0.4 miles)
Shop more than 200 stores at the largest outlet mall in the state. Retailers include Calvin Klein, Nautica, Old Navy, Puma and Uniqlo.
Phone: +1 (908) 354-5900
- Carlo's Bake Shop (13.5 miles)
Owned by chef and TV personality Buddy Valastro, this famous bakery creates delicious cakes, pies and pastries. If you want to skip the line, order your sweet treats online and pick them up in the store.
Phone: +1 (201) 448-8400
- Newark Museum (7 miles)
The Newark Museum houses what many consider to be the best Tibetan art galleries in the world. It also has an extensive collection of American art, including works by John Singer Sargent and Georgia O'Keeffe.
Phone: +1 (973) 596-6550
- Jewish Museum of New Jersey (8.1 miles)
Located in the oldest continually active synagogue in Newark, the Jewish Museum of New Jersey tells the story of the local Jewish community through art, artifacts and music.
Phone: +1 (973) 485-2609
- Liberty Science Center (9.4 miles)
Help your kids learn about global health, local ecology and the workings of skyscrapers through interactive exhibits at the Liberty Science Center. The center has the largest IMAX Dome theater in the country.
Phone: +1 (201) 200-1000
Parks and Landmarks:
- Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart (8.4 miles)
First opened in 1954, the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart features French Gothic architecture, impressive stained-glass windows and sacred works of art.
Phone: +1 (973) 484-4600
- Liberty State Park (11.5 miles)
In addition to providing ferry access to the Statue of Liberty, this 1,212-acre park also features walking paths, sculptures and seasonal events.
Phone: +1 (201) 915-3440
- Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge (25 miles)
This 7,300-acre wildlife refuge is home to hundreds of birds, animals, fish and plants. Since much of the land is marshy, be sure to pack waterproof shoes and insect repellent.
Phone: +1 (973) 425-1222
- Pine Street BP (0.7 miles)
Phone: +1 (908) 355-0142
- Superior Pharmacy (0.9 miles)
Phone: +1 (908) 282-6300
- Newark Liberty International Airport (1.2 miles)
Phone: +1 (973) 961-6000
- U.S. Post Office (2 miles)
Phone: +1 (908) 352-2338
- Bodies & Faces Day Spa (3 miles)
Phone: +1 (908) 355-8966