The Newark Shelter is easily reached from all major highways. Please see directions below for the easiest route.
FROM POINTS WEST: From western New Jersey or PA, take Route 22 East or Route 78 East.
Route 22 East: Travel through Springfield and Union. From Tiffany's Restaurant (on right) travel exactly 3 miles, and take the Frelinghuysen Avenue Exit on the right. Go down the exit, through 1 stop sign and to the first and only traffic light which is Frelinghuysen. Turn right and travel 5 lights. Turn left on Evergreen Ave. - on the far right corner is a Popeye's Chicken - and go to the end of the block. The shelter is the brick building at the end on the left with a white portico.
If you're taking 78, you'll need to get on to Rt. 22 East as follows. Take Exit 52 for the Garden State Parkway South. Go through the Union tolls (the first toll plaza you come to), and get immediately to the right. Take the first exit, Exit 141, Vauxhall Road. At the top of the Exit, turn left, and go to the second turn on the left for 22 East. You'll be turning in front of Tiffany's Restaurant. Follow directions above.
FROM POINTS SOUTH: Take either the Garden State Parkway, the New Jersey Turnpike or Rts 1 & 9.
For the Garden State Parkway, Follow the signs and exit for Route 22 East and follow directions above.
Coming on the Turnpike, take the Exit for Rts 1 & 9 north, and stay to the right for a mile or so on 1 & 9. Take the McClellan Street Exit on the right side, you'll loop back over the highway; follow McClellan Street to the end which is Frelinghuysen Ave. Turn right (there is a McDonald's on the right corner), and go one long block to the next light which is Evergreen Ave. Turn right on Evergreen, and we are at the end of the block on the left.
FROM POINTS NORTH: Take the Garden State Parkway South or the NJ Turnpike South or Rts 1 & 9 South.
For the Garden State Parkway, go through the Union tolls and take Exit 141 for Vauxhall Road. Follow directions above for Rt 22 East.
If using the NJ Turnpike, Take Exit 14, and follow the signs for Rts 1 & 9 South. Pass the Budweiser Brewery on right and the next exit is the McClellan Street exit. Follow directions above.
FROM NEW YORK & POINTS EAST: Take the Lincoln or Holland Tunnels to the New Jersey Turnpike South and follow directions above for NJ Turnpike.