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South Orange overview

South Orange is a secluded hideaway, distinct for its sports and known for its skyscrapers and universities. Sports fans will enjoy football and baseball, and everyone can enjoy South Orange's dancing and musicals. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of Montclair State University and New York University. Popular attractions such as Ellis Island Immigration Museum and Statue of Liberty are sure to leave an impression. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, South Orange is for you.

Where to stay in South Orange

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around South Orange has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in South Orange with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all South Orange hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best South Orange hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to South Orange

Fly in to Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), 5.9 mi (9.5 km) from central South Orange. Morristown, NJ (MMU-Morristown Municipal) is the next closest major airport, 9 mi (14.5 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • South Orange Station
  • • South Orange Mountain Station

What to see around South Orange

Fun activities like baseball and cycling are on hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium
  • • Prudential Center
  • • Riverfront Stadium
  • • Alumni Stadium
  • • Red Bull Arena
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Turtle Back Zoo
  • • Florham Park Roller Rink
  • • The Funplex
  • • Jumpnasium Kids Parties & More
  • • Bowcraft Amusement Park
The area's local highlights include its musicals and places like:
  • • Paper Mill Playhouse
  • • Newark Symphony Hall
  • • New Jersey Performing Arts Center
  • • Wellmont Theatre
  • • Alexander Kasser Theater
It's well known for its hiking trails and these favourite places for nature lovers:
  • • Montgomery Park
  • • Eagle Rock Reservation
  • • Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary
  • • Alumni Field
  • • Newark Lincoln Park
Popular places in the area include:
  • • Montclair State University
  • • Ellis Island Immigration Museum
  • • Statue of Liberty
  • • Ellis Island
  • • New York University

When to visit South Orange

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when the best time to visit is. Here are the seasonal trends to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 13°C day, -4°C night
  • April-June: 30°C day, 4°C night
  • July-September: 30°C day, 12°C night
  • October-December: 22°C day, -3°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 272 cm
  • April-June: 313 cm
  • July-September: 312 cm
  • October-December: 281 cm
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