New York City and Newark, New Jersey are intrinsically connected in many ways. As the seat of Essex County, Newark is the revitalizing hub of a northeastern county that many people have taken notice of recently. More than the home of Newark Airport, Essex County has a lot to offer families and commuters looking for an affordable option to NYC.
Commuting from Essex County is a breeze thanks to the PATH train and NJTransit. Sports fans will appreciate such easy access to the NHL’s NJ Devils and minor league Newark Bears. And families have no shortage of activities to choose from, including visits to Turtle Back Zoo, Essex County Environmental Center, and Essex Equestrian Center. Art lovers and those looking for culture will have plenty to choose from in Newark, Montclair, Millburn, and the many other charming towns nestled here.