Regardless of where you are coming from South Jersey or New York City, LINKS Institute offers you the benefit of being conveniently located one block from Newark Penn Station (The most important train and bus checkpoint in NJ).
Only 17 minutes by train from Midtown Manhattan, 10 minutes from Newark International Airport, walking distance from sports centers such as Red Bull stadium and Prudential Center.
Be entertained at one of the country’s largest and most glamorous performing arts venues, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC). Take on the largest premium outlet mall in the state, The Outlet Collection, Jersey Gardens, welcoming over 18 million visitors a year. Explore the masters at the Newark Museum, featuring renowned American and Tibetan collections, sculpture gardens, the Ballantine Victorian mansion and even a planetarium.
Cheer on the NHL New Jersey Devils or NCAA Seton Hall Men’s Basketball as they battle for glory at Prudential Center, or rock the house with legendary artists like Jay Z, Taylor Swift, and Pink. Join the stampede to Red Bull Arena for a Major League Soccer showdown. Play with fire at GlassRoots Studio and discover the art of glass blowing, or take a bite of the Ironbound, a district renowned for its Portuguese, Spanish and Brazilian delicacies.
Each spring, magic unfolds and outdoor adventurists can enjoy the largest collection of cherry blossoms in the nation. Branch Brook Park blossoms with over 4,300 cherry trees, and holds the continent’s 5th largest cathedral.
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Pennsylvania Station – Newark Penn Station,
Pennsylvania Station (also known as Newark Penn Station) is a major transportation hub in Newark, New Jersey. Newark Penn Station is served by multiple rail and bus carriers. The rail carriers include Newark Light Rail, New Jersey Transit (3 commuter rail lines), the PATH rapid transit system to Manhattan, and Amtrak (11 lines including the Acela Express). National bus carries include Greyhound, Peter Pan and Trailways. Local and regional bus carriers include NJ Transit and ONE (Orange-Newark-Elizabeth), with 31 and 2 routes respectively.