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Rediscovering New Jersey's Hidden Gem: A Fusion of History, Culture, Cuisine and Shopping

Rediscovering New Jersey's Hidden Gem: A Fusion of History, Culture, Cuisine and Shopping

Elizabeth, New Jersey—the smallest big city with hometown flair—welcomes visitors to be a part of its exciting transformation.

Elizabeth, New Jersey is undergoing a significant transformation and is home to upscale apartments, a flourishing culinary landscape, scenic waterfront parks and exceptional shopping options. The city hosts summer festivities and boasts a vibrant dining and nightlife scene with the emergence of new eateries, making it an essential destination to explore. Elizabeth is experiencing a renaissance, and a revival is taking place in the historic midtown area. The smallest big city with hometown flair welcomes visitors to be a part of this exciting transformation!




Mere minutes from New York City and Newark Liberty International Airport, Elizabeth is New Jersey's most convenient travel gateway, easily accessible by all major roadways, rail transportation and the Cape Liberty Cruise Port.

With various shopping options, Elizabeth is home to the East Coast's largest indoor premium outlet mall, The Mills at Jersey Gardens by Simon. Here, shoppers will find the nation's largest retailers—from Tory Burch and Michael Kors to Pottery Barn (the retailer's first outlet store in the country). Tax-free shopping for clothes and shoes awaits!




Elizabeth is a melting pot, home to a multitude of culturally diverse restaurants that serve delicious cuisine and offer ambiance, live music and entertainment. Many of these establishments even provide charming outdoor patios for open-air dining roughly eight months of the year. Experience world cuisines without the bother of jet lag—no passport required!

Elizabeth also has a vibrant arts scene showcased through the colorful street murals that adorn the city. Visit to explore these artworks through a self-guided tour or stop by the Tourism Welcome Center to visit the new Art Gallery's rotating exhibits and pick up literature on things to do.

With so much to see and do for just one day, rest, refresh and revive by considering a stay. All of Elizabeth's nine name-brand hotels are conveniently located within one mile or less of Newark Liberty International Airport, offering convenient parking and free shuttles to the airport. With the city's close proximity to NYC, you can stay minutes away for less than NYC hotel prices; two destinations for the price of one!

Experience Elizabeth, she'll surprise you.

Call 908.355.9797 or visit for more.

Courtesy of Elizabeth DMO.

 Main Photo Courtesy of Cherry Media; @hicherrymedia

Within Copy Photos Courtesy of Pablo Gonzales; @pag_ph_


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