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Paterson overview

Paterson is a romantic getaway known for its natural features and riverfront, and surrounded by picturesque views of waterfalls and mountains. You'll enjoy the area's historical sites, museums, and castle. Those seeking the perfect souvenir may want to head over to Barney's and Macy's to shop. The Rock and Montclair State University are popular sights to see. A business-friendly area, Paterson also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Paterson

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

How to get to Paterson

Fly in to Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), 15.4 mi (24.8 km) from downtown Paterson. Morristown, NJ (MMU-Morristown Municipal) is the next closest major airport, 15.7 mi (25.3 km) away. Paterson Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Paterson

The area's museums and cultural sights stand out, and places to visit include:
  • • Paterson Museum
  • • Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
  • • Fritz Behnke Historical Museum
  • • Maywood Station Museum
  • • New Jersey Naval Museum
If you're interested in castles, historical sites, or ruins, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Lambert Castle
  • • Dey Mansion
  • • Grover Cleveland Birthplace
  • • Thomas Edison National Historic Site
  • • Henry Doremus House
Its mountain views, riverfront, and waterfalls offer a glimpse of the natural beauty and favorite spots include:
  • • The Rock
  • • Saddle River County Park
  • • Presby Memorial Iris Gardens
  • • Teaneck Creek Conservancy
  • • Eagle Rock Reservation
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Westfield Garden State Plaza
  • • Willowbrook Mall
  • • Paramus Park Mall
  • • The Outlets at Bergen Town Center
  • • Fashion Center
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Montclair State University
  • • Central Park
  • • Frames Bowling Lounge
  • • Broadway
  • • Times Square

When to visit Paterson

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 55°F day, 20°F night
  • April-June: 84°F day, 35°F night
  • July-September: 85°F day, 49°F night
  • October-December: 69°F day, 23°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 10.67 inches
  • April-June: 12.91 inches
  • July-September: 13.15 inches
  • October-December: 12.40 inches