Best Places to Enjoy Some Sun

Jul 13, 2023

Summer is finally here! Before we know it, it'll be cold again so make sure to soak up the sun while you can! Here are our best recommendations for places to enjoy the sunshine around Newport.


Situated in the heart of Newport, Newport Green Park is a captivating green oasis that offers stunning views of the Manhattan skyline. This family-friendly park boasts lush lawns, playful fountains, and a sandy beach area complete with umbrellas and beach chairs. Bask in the sunlight as you relax on the sand, dip your toes in the splash pad, or enjoy a leisurely picnic on the grass. The park also features a playground and a splash pad, ensuring that there's no shortage of fun activities to engage in while enjoying the warm rays of the sun.


If being in the sun is working up your appetite, head over to our weekly food trucks! We have food trucks every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at Newport Green Park! Make sure you follow us on Instagram @newportnjapts to get weekly updates on which trucks are there!


What better way to soak up the sun than by the pool? Many buildings at Newport offer pools for your enjoyment. View our availability to learn more. Alternatively, join Newport Swim & Fitness for an indoor pool you can use all year long!


Pickleball Courts are new and ready to be used! Equipment is on a first come, first served basis. Pick up a racket and hop on this new trendy sport while the weather is warm and the sun is shining!


Rooftop Bars and Restaurants: Jersey City's vibrant culinary scene includes numerous rooftop bars and restaurants that offer the perfect combination of sun, delicious food, and refreshing beverages. Enjoy a rooftop brunch or a sunset dinner with panoramic city views at popular establishments like Rooftop at Exchange Place, Lutze Biergarten, or Porta. These venues provide the ideal setting to unwind, relax, and savor the city's skyline while enjoying the warmth of the sun on your skin.


Jersey City, with its stunning waterfront and diverse outdoor spaces, offers a plethora of options to enjoy the sun. Whether you prefer the serenity of waterfront parks, the recreational activities of urban parks, or the ambiance of rooftop establishments, Jersey City has something for everyone. So, grab your sunscreen, find your favorite spot, and relish in the radiant sunshine that graces this charming city.