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Visit the Gateway Region of Northern New Jersey to experience award-winning, authentic cuisine, diverse culture and an exciting urban vibe. Home to excellent shopping destinations like New Jersey’s largest premium outlet mall, SIMON: The Mills at Jersey Gardens, world class entertainment at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and The Prudential Center, and professional sports at Metlife Stadium, Redbull Arena and The Prudential Center. You will be delighted when you visit the newly renovated Liberty Science Center in Jersey City to experience the largest planetarium, in the Western Hemisphere, The Newark Museum, Liberty Hall Museum, Boxwood Hall Museum, and the Hoboken Historical Museum where Frank Sinatra was born. The Gateway Region offers 3 golf courses. Only 4.7 miles from the heart of Manhattan, with spectacular views of the NYC skyline, direct ferry service to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, with over 50 top quality hotels. The Gateway Region is only 15 miles from Newark Liberty International Airport [EWR] and you can reach NYC in minutes by ferry, train, bus or car.
Founded in 1664, the city of Elizabeth is rich with authentic history, as anyone who takes one of our tours will soon learn. Our walkable mid-town district is full of monuments, landmarks and historical sites that allow visitors to glimpse back in time at different eras of the city’s history. History buffs aren’t the only ones that will enjoy their time in Elizabeth; anyone who appreciates shopping, fine cultural dining, arts, and entertainment will find endless opportunities to explore our local culture and community. Elizabeth is home to the East Coast’s largest premiere indoor outlet mall, as well as numerous other shopping and entertainment districts. The city is also home to award-winning restaurants, clubs, and bars. Located just a few minutes from New York City and easily accessible from the entire Tri-State area, Elizabeth is the premiere up and coming urban destination for those looking to discover what they didn’t know.
GoElizabethNJ serves as a gateway for tourists, connecting groups with all the accommodations they need to plan a visit to our great city, from lodging options to maps and transportation information. We also keep visitors and residents alike informed on upcoming events like concerts, festivals, and celebrations. Our online Trip Planner will help you keep track of everything you want to see or do while you’re here. Before visiting, be sure to download our mobile app to keep the city of Elizabeth easily accessible at your fingertips!
We have plenty of materials to help you navigate our city from our free mobile app, to our Points of Interest Map to any of the materials below.