IEEE International Conference on High Performance Switching and Routing
11-14 May 2020 // Newark, New Jersey, USA

Tourist Attractions

Located at the mouth of Passaic River, belong to the New York metropolitan area, Newark is the center of New Jersey and is one of the oldest cities in the U.S., which was settled in 1666. Newark has its unique museum, heritage, and cuisine with a multicultural mix of Jewish, Asian, African-American, Italian, Irish, Mexican, and Brazilian. Newark boasts beautiful Branch Brook Park with one of the largest cathedral churches in America, in French Gothic style, and the Newark Museum with fine cultures in this region. Moreover, Newark is at the border and easy to access to the New York Metropolitan by subways, buses, and light rails.

In this list, these are places selected as the best places to visit in Newark and New York City.

Attractions in New York


The list below shows some best places to visit in New York, which is easy to access from NJIT by public transportation.

Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island


National September 11 Memorial & Museum


Central Park


Brooklyn Bridge


The Metropolitan Museum of Art


American Museum of Natural History


Empire State Building


Rockefeller Center and Top of the Rock Observation Deck


St. Patrick’s Cathedral


Times Square



Attractions in Newark


New Jersey Performing Arts Center is in walking distance from NJIT


Newark Museum of Art

Branch Brook Park


Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart



Thomas Edison National Historical Park


Riverfront Park, Newark



Culinary Suggestions in New York and Newark


New York

100 Best Restaurants to Dine in New York City (by Time Out)

The Hottest Restaurants in Manhattan (by Eater New York)



The 10 Best Restaurant in Newark (by Culture Trip)