©

Newark trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner USA  /  California  /  Newark

Newark

3.7
Newark is a city in Alameda County, California, United States. It was incorporated as a city in September 1955. Newark is an enclave, surrounded by the city of Fremont. The three cities of Newark, Fremont, and Union City make up the "Tri-City" area. Its population was 44,205 in 2015.GeographyThe southern end of the San Francisco Bay lies near the western edge of the city. State Route 84 runs through the city, and continues as the Dumbarton Bridge to cross the San Francisco Bay to reach Menlo Park. Interstate 880 serves as the eastern boundary with Fremont.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 13.9sqmi, of which, 13.9sqmi of it is land and 0.02sqmi of it (0.17%) is water.HistoryNewark was named after Newark Castle, Port Glasgow in Scotland by J. Barr Robertson.Before it was settled by Europeans, Newark was home to the Ohlone Native American Peoples. The first European settlement in the area was by the Spanish missionaries of Mission San José, whose territory covered much of the present day cities of Newark, Fremont, and Union City. In 1878 land belonging to Washington Township of Alameda County was purchased by The Pacific Land Investment Company and subdivided to form the town of Newark.
Newark is in California. Plan your holiday in Newark and other destinations, from the rural, to the urban, and everything in between, using our United States trip tool.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Newark

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Newark

2.9
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Newark

4.7
Duration: 2 hours
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min

Places to visit with Newark

San Francisco BEST FOR: Island, Bridge, Pier / Boardwalk
Yosemite National Park BEST FOR: Geologic Formation, Hiking Trail, Waterfall
Los Angeles BEST FOR: Theme Park, Specialty Museum, Historic Walking Area
San Diego BEST FOR: Specialty Museum, Zoo, Beach
Anaheim BEST FOR: Disney Park / Activity, Ride / Activity, Room Escape Game