The Gateway Region

The Gateway Region encompasses the following 6 counties: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Passaic, and Union.
The Gateway Region has a plethora of activities to satisfy anyone's tastes. There is the birthplace of Thomas Edison in West Orange or watch a football or hockey game at the Meadowlands Sports Complex.
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Accommodations

East Brunswick

Brunswick Hilton and Towers - 3 Tower Center Blvd., 08816, (908) 828-2000.
McIntosh Inn - 764 Rt. 18, 08816, (800) 444-2775, (908) 238-49000.
Ramada Inn - 195 Rt. 18 S., 08816, (800) 688-4536, (908) 828-6900.
Amanda's Reservation Service* - 21 S. Woodland Ave., 08816, (908) 249-4944.

East Rutherford

Days Inn Meadowlands - 850 Rt. 120 S., 07073, (201) 507-5222.
EconoLodge - 395 Washington Ave., Carlstadt 07072, (201) 935-4600.
Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel - 2 Meadowlands Plaza 07073, (201) 896-0500.

Edison

Clarion Hotel Towers - 2055 Lincoln Hwy. 08817, (800) 331-6756, (908) 287-3500.
Crowne Plaza Edison - 125 Raritan Center Parkway, 08837, (908) 225-8300.
Ramada Inn-Raritan Center - 3050 Woodbridge Ave., 08837, (908) 494-2000.
Red Roof Inn - 860 New Durham Rd., 08817, (908) 248-9300.
Wellesley Inn - 831 Rt. 1 S., 08817, (908) 287-0171.

Elizabeth

Clarion Hotel Newark Airport - 901 Spring St., 07201, (908) 527-1600.
Econo Lodge - 853 Spring St., Us1 and 9 N., 07201, (908) 353-1365.
Holiday Inn-Jetport - 1000 Spring St., 07201, (908) 355-1700.
Newark Airport Hilton - 1170 Spring St., 07201, (908) 351-3900.

Fairfield

Best Western Fairfield Executive Inn - 216-234 Rt. 46 E., 07004, (201) 575-7700.
Fairfield Ramada Inn - 38 Two Bridges Rd., 07004, (201) 575-1742.
Radisson Hotel and Suites Fairfield - 690 Rt. 46 E. 07004, (201) 227-9200.

Lyndhurst

Novotel Meadowlands - 1 Polito Ave., Rts. 3 and 17, 07071, (201) 896-6666.
Quality Inn Sports Complex - 10 Polito Ave., Rts. 3 and 17, 07071, (201) 933-9800.
Jeremiah J. Vereance House Bed & Breakfast* - 410 Riverside Ave., 07071, (201) 438-9457.

Newark

Courtyard by Marriott - 600 Rts. 1 and 9 S. 07114, (201) 643-8500.
Days Inn-Newark Airport - 450 Rt. 1 S., 07114, (201) 242-0900.
Hilton Gateway - Gateway Center, Raymond Blvd., 07102, (800) HILTONS, (201) 622-5000.
Holiday Inn/North - 160 Frontage Rd., 07114, (201) 589-100.
Newark Airport Marriott Hotel - Newark International Airport, 07114, (201) 623-0006.
Ramada Hotel - Rts. 1 and 9 S., 07114, (201) 824-4000.
Robert Treat Hotel - 50 Park Place, 07102, (201) 622-1000.

Paramus

Holiday Inn of Paramus - 50 Rt. 17 N., 07652, (201) 843-5400.
Howard Johnson Lodge - 393 Rt. 17 S., 07652, (201) 265-4200.
Radisson Inn Paramus - 601 From Rd., 07652, (201) 262-6900.
Red Carpet Inn - 211 Rt. 17 S., 07652, (201) 261-8686.

Secaucus

Courtyard by Marriott - 455 Harmon Meadow blvd., 07094, (201) 617-8888.
Holiday Inn - Harmon Meadow Sportsplex, 300 Plaza Dr., 07094, (201) 348-2000.
The Meadowlands Hilton - 2 Harmon Plaza 07094, (201) 348-6900.

* Indicates that Accommodation is a Bed and Breakfast.
Arts & Culture

American Stage Company
P.O. Box 336, Rt. 4 and River Rd., Teaneck, 0766, (201) 692-7720.
290 seat theater, new and classical plays performed.

The Forum Theater
314 Main St., Metuchen, 08840, (908) 548-0582.
Wonderful plays performed on stage by professionals

Livingston Symphony Orchestra
Box 253, Livingston, 07039.
Presents a 5 part concert series each year at Livingston High School

Newark Boys Chorus
Symphony Hall Building, 1016 Broad St., Newark, 07102, (201) 621-8900.
Internationally acclaimed chorus performs in Symphony Hall.

Newark Symphony Hall
1020 Broad St., Newark, 07102, (201) 643-8009.
New Jersey's largest performing arts center.

New Jersey Ballet
270 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, 07052, (201) 736-5942.
Resides in the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn and performs throughout the tri-state area.

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
50 Park Place, 11th floor, Newark, 07102, (201) 624-8203.
An outstanding orchestra, with many great soloists as well as pops and chamber concerts.

Paper Mill Playhouse
Brookside Dr., Millburn, 07041, (201) 376-4343.
New Jersey's official stage theater. Elaborate musicals and plays performed annually.

Museum & Galleries

African Art Museum of the S.M.A. Fathers
23 Bliss Ave., Tenafly, 07670, (201) 567-0450.
African masks, statues, textiles, beadwork, and crafts.

Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum of New Jersey
Teterboro Airport, Industrial Ave., Teterboro, 07608, (201) 288-6345.
Aircraft artifacts, photographs, and documents pertaining to New Jersey's aeronautical history.

East Brunswick Museum
16 Maple St., East Brunswick, 08816, (908) 257-1508.
Set in the historic village of Old Bridge.

Newark Museum
49 Washington St., Newark, 07101, (201) 596-6550.
Contains many classical works. Also has a planetarium, firefighter museum, and sculpture garden.

Quietude Garden Gallery
24 Fern Rd., East Brunswick, 08816, (908) 257-4340.
Sculpture gallery on four landscaped acres.

Attractions

Liberty Science Center
Liberty State Park, 251, Phillip St., Jersey City, 07305, (201) 200-1000.
Interactive science museum, largest IMAX theater in US.

Liberty State Park/Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island
Exit 14B N.J. Tpk., Jersey CIty, 07305, (201) 915-3400.
The nations most important symbol of freedom can be visited from Liberty State Park

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
149 Polito Ave., Lyndhurst, 07071, (800) 828-2945, (201) 933-3352.
Four-course dinner and jousting tournament with more than 200 costumed staff members.

Amusements

Bowcraft Amusement Park US 22 W., Scotch Plains, 07076, (908) 233-0675.
Rides, miniature golf, and arcades.

Speedway 17
107 Pleasant Ave. and Rt. 17 n., Upper Saddle River, 07458, (201) 934-1100.
An indoor raceway and amusement center.

SportsWorld Indoor Amusement Park
200 Rt. 17 N., Paramus, 07652, (201) 599-1717.
Rides, miniature golf, bowling, lasertron, and virtual reality.

Historic Sites

Belcher-Ogden Mansion
1046 E. Jersey St., Elizabeth, 07201, 9908) 351-2500.
Restored Georgian mansion and colonial meeting place.

Carter House
92 Butler Pkwy., Summit, 07901, (908) 277-1747.
Small house museum local artifacts

Dey Mansion
199 Totowa Rd., Wayne, 07470, (201) 696-1776.
One of George Washington's headquarters with crafts, lectures, and concerts.

Great Falls/National Historic Landmark District
65 McBride Ave., Paterson, 07501, (201) 279-9587.
Visitor's center gives tours and information about Americas first planned industrial city.

Thomas A. Edison Memorial Tower & Museum
Christie St. and Rt. 27, Edison, 08818, (908) 549-3299.
Marks the spot were the light bulb was invented with an exhibit of Thomas Edison.

Shopping

The Bergen Mall
Rt. 4 and Forest Ave., (201) 845-4050.
Offers a variety of department stores and specialty shops.

Garden State Plaza
Rts. 4 and 17, (201) 843-2404.
Contains a mix of department and specialty stores.

Livingston Mall
112 Eisenhower Pkwy. Livingston, 07039, (201) 994-9390.
112 fine stores including Macy's, Lord & Taylor, and Sears.

The Mall at Short Hills
Rt. 24 and JFK Pkwy., Short Hills, 07078, (201) 376-7350.
180 upscale shops including Bloomindale's, Macy's, Nordstrom, and Saks Fifth Avenue.

Meadowlands Marketplace
Meadowlands Sports Complex, East Rutherford, 07073, (201) 935-5474.
Outdoor flea market with 1000 vendors.

Newport Centre
30 Mall Drive W., Jersey City, 07310, (201) 626-2025.
125 stores, food court, and three major department stores.

Willowbrook Mall
1400 Willowbrook Mall, Rts. 46 E and 23 S., Wayne, 07470, (201) 785-1616.
190 stores with Macy's, Sterns, Steinbach's, and Sears.

Woodbridge Center
Rts. 1 and 9, Woodbridge, 07095, (908) 636-4600.
240 specialty stores and five major department stores.

Sports & Recreation

Campgaw Mountain Ski Center
200 Campgaw Rd., Mahwah, 07503, (201) 327-7800.
Ski rental, ski school.

Greenwood Lake Campground and Marina
271 Lakeside Rd., Hewitt, 07421, (201) 728-8505.
Family recreation area with camping, boating and water sports.

Liberty State Park
Wolf Dr., Jersey City, 07305, (201) 915-3400/3401.
Visitor center, picnicking, playground, refreshments

Meadowlands Sports Complex
50 Rt. 120 East Rutherford, 07073, (201) 538-6012.
Giants Stadium, Continental Arena, Meadowlands Racetrack.

N.J. Rockin Rollers
Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford, 07073, (201) 538-6012.
Major League Professional Roller Hockey.

Palisades Interstate Park
off Exit 2, Palisades Interstate Pkwy., P.O. Box 155, Alpine, 07620, (201) 768-1360.
2500 acre park with picnic area, boat ramp, hiking, cross-country skiing, and nature sanctuary.

Golf

Galloping Hill Golf Course
Box 898, Kenilworth blvd., Union, 08703, (908) 686-1556

Oak Ridge Golf Course
Oak RIdge Rd., Clark 07066, (908) 574-0139.

Visitor Information

Bergen County Division of Cultural & Historic Affairs
21 Main St., Admin. Bldg., Hackensack, 07601, (201) 646-2780.

Gateway Regional Tourism Council
P.O. BOx 602, Little Ferry, 07643, (201) 641-7632.

Jersey City Division of Cultural & Heritage Affairs
The Caven Point Complex, One Chapel Ave., Jersey City, 07305, (201) 547-4305.

Newark/Meadowlands Convention & Visitors Bureau
c/o Gateway Regional Tourism Council, P.O. Box 602, Little Ferry, 070643, (201) 641-7632.
If you had a bad experience at any accommodation or would like to revise/add a place on this list, please e-mail Joe Palombini so the appropriate action can take place.
NOTE: Due to a recient area code change, many of the phone numbers listed with 201, are now 973. When an improper area code is dialed, the operator will remind you of the change.
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