Newark. This hub of the Tri-State area is carving out a name for itself, between the growing activities, influx of business and new arrivals, Newark is increasingly becoming a destination, and with good reason. Whether a tourist drafting an itinerary or a curious local, both will find that Newark has so much to offer, and more with each year. Read on for some of our favorite places to take pictures around Newark, and get ready to explore!
Branch Brook Park
For those unfamiliar with New Jersey, you’ll be delighted to see this beautiful icon, right here in Newark! Branch Brook Park and its ever-famous cherry blossoms bring a striking display of pink over this Newark institution, drawing crowds to enjoy in the colors of early spring. If you’ve timed your visit to Newark to arrive in time for the full bloom of the cherry blossoms, be sure to bring your party to Branch Brook Park.
West Hudson Park
This is another one of Newark’s many celebrated green meeting spaces, West Hudson Park! This is a great location for those wanting the green backdrop of an “anytown, U.S.A.” for their photoshoot ideas. These can be family reunions, casual couple photos or anything else that comes to your mind, West Hudson Park is your green canvas.
Eagle Rock Reservation
Eagle Rock Reservation is a great stop for those time-lapse, cityscape and skyline photographers, stralling the boundary of nature and the presence of New York City. Those who want to view both won’t be disappointed at this unique vantage point.
Riverfront Park is one of Newark’s most popular gathering spots, a great spot for the casual family/group picnic by the river and recreation! The abundant sunshine and iconic orange pillars make for a jolly addition to any albums of your visit to Newark.
This park features quiet, peaceful terraces and corners as well as a tour of the many faces of Newark’s outdoors, a solid choice for outdoorsy activities without getting too far from Newark proper. Here, visitors can enjoy ball games, jogging, picnicking, and strolls around this historic New Jersey staple. The open spaces and range of characters between the park’s different boundaries also offers plenty of space for those more creative undertakings.
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