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MetLife Stadium Introduction

Watch the New York Jets or the New York Giants NFL teams kick off from their home ground, the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Part of the Meadowlands Sports Complex, it opened in 2010 and seats 82,500 fans. It's also been host to WrestleMania events, the Super Bowl XLVIII and concerts, including Bon Jovi, The Eagles and U2. The Meadowlands horseracing track is 1.1 miles from the stadium, and it's 11 miles from the attractions of downtown Manhattan. The stadium features many snack bars and eateries, and there are several bars and restaurants outside the stadium.

Hotels near MetLife Stadium

There are a number of hotels dotted around the MetLife Stadium and in East Rutherford, the majority of which are budget and mid-range chain hotels. Some of the 3-star properties offer indoor pools, restaurants and bars, plus free parking and train station shuttles. Several inns, budget and extended-stay suite hotels also offer complimentary breakfast, Wi-Fi and laundry facilities. The NFL season runs from September through to February, and home games for the New York Jets and the New York Giants can attract premium hotel prices. For cheaper deals, visit in March to June when you can find some great bargains.

Where to stay near MetLife Stadium

The MetLife Stadium is in East Rutherford, a quiet New Jersey suburb close to the Hackensack River. Another popular area to stay is Secaucus, 3.6 miles southeast of the MetLife Stadium. A popular commuter town, Secaucus is home to several factory outlet stores, the Harmon Meadow Plaza - a hotel, restaurant and shopping complex - and the Meadowlands Convention Center, which attracts corporate visitors. There are several budget inns clustered along the SR-3 and SR-120 roads, which have a more urban appeal. For more upmarket scene, head to Midtown Manhattan, 7 miles east through the Lincoln Tunnel.

Things to see near MetLife Stadium

The State Fair Meadowlands is a 6-minute walk from the stadium, which hosts a large fairground during the summer. You can catch a horse race at the Meadowlands Racetrack, a 22-minute walk from the MetLife Stadium. Overlooking the Hackensack River, the Richard w De Korte Park is 4.8 miles from the football arena. It offers scenic wildlife trails, where you can spot great blue herons, snowy egrets and racoons, plus an Environment Center with many hands-on exhibits. Times Square and the iconic Empire State Building in New York City is only 7.6 miles from the stadium.

How to get to MetLife Stadium

A mile from I-95 and SR-3, the MetLife Stadium is easy to reach by car and offers plenty of on-site parking facilities. If you're traveling by rail, it's a 3-minute walk from the Meadowlands Sports Complex station, where trains into Manhattan take around 40 minutes. There's also an express bus service from Port Authority Bus Terminal in downtown Manhattan, which can take around 20 minutes on match days. The nearest commercial airport is Newark Liberty International Airport, which lies 13.7 miles south of the stadium, while the closest Amtrak is Newark Penn Station, 9.4 miles away.