Pet-friendly Ramada with free breakfast and WiFi near shopping and golf; a half-hour drive from Manhattan
Hotel at a Glance: Ramada by Wyndham Wayne Fairfield Area
One of the best things about this Ramada hotel is its location—it’s within a block of three highways and a short drive from the Garden State Parkway. You can get to Newark and Manhattan each in around a half hour.
- Free hot breakfast is served every morning.
- In-room amenities: coffeemaker, flat-screen HDTV, and free WiFi.
- Shopping time: the hotel is just 3 miles from the Willowbrook Mall, where you can shop, have dinner, and catch a movie.
Wayne, New Jersey: Charming Township 20 Miles from the Big Apple
Wayne is within easy reach of the big city—it’s just 20 miles from Midtown Manhattan—but it has small-town charm in spades. The town’s historic sites tell the story of its origins as a colonial hamlet. Step into the modern era If you’re looking to do some shopping, and head to Willowbrook Mall. The two-story shopping complex has more than 100 stores as well as numerous restaurants and a 14-screen movie theater.
Midtown Manhattan is a quick 40-minute drive from here (you can also park in Hoboken and take the ferry). The neighborhood is known for some of New York’s most famous landmarks, including Rockefeller Center—home to the iconic outdoor ice-skating rink, the Today show, and Saturday Night Live—and Grand Central Terminal, the world’s sixth-most-visited tourist attraction.