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Fords overview

Fords is known for its dancing, live music, and art. You'll enjoy outdoor areas for biking and hiking. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of Rutgers University. Make some time to enjoy the local sights such as Prudential Center. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Fords is for you.

Where to stay in Fords

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

How to get to Fords

Fly in to Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), 12.7 mi (20.4 km) from downtown Fords. Morristown, NJ (MMU-Morristown Municipal) is the next closest major airport, 18.8 mi (30.2 km) away.

What to see around Fords

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Mount Loretto Unique Area
  • • Freshkills Park
  • • Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach
  • • Dyker Beach Golf Course
  • • Owl's Head Park
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Kids N' Shape
  • • Roller Jam USA
  • • Triple C Ranch and Nature Center
  • • Bowcraft Amusement Park
  • • Runaway Rapids Waterpark
Art and live music stand out with top cultural places to visit like:
  • • AMC Dine-In Theatres Menlo Park 12
  • • Stephen J. Capestro Theater
  • • Thomas Edison Museum
  • • Conference House Museum
  • • Union County Performing Arts Center
Its dolphins, flowers, and hiking trails are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Roosevelt Park
  • • Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park
  • • Joseph Medwick Park
  • • Rahway River Park
  • • Wilson Park
Some popular places in the area include:
  • • Rutgers University
  • • Prudential Center

When to visit Fords

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 55°F day, 23°F night
  • April-June: 84°F day, 38°F night
  • July-September: 85°F day, 54°F night
  • October-December: 71°F day, 27°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 10.63 inches
  • April-June: 12.24 inches
  • July-September: 12.44 inches
  • October-December: 11.06 inches