When I realised we had an 8 hour layover in Newark airport I knew we had to leave the airport and see some of America! NYC looks pretty close from Newark but looks can be deceptive and I was nervous about getting there and back in traffic. So we decided to go and see Newark (the town) instead.
We took a local bus from Newark airport to Newark downtown, which was inexpensive and, it turned out, a good way to see a cross section of the city. The bus cruised down Broad Street past houses and green spaces and into downtown. Continue reading