Jersey City

Travel Guide
Liberty State Park which includes city views, general coastal views and night scenes

Directly across the Hudson River from Manhattan, this vibrant city offers a smaller scale metropolitan experience anchored by the famous Liberty State Park.

Skip the crowds of Manhattan to enjoy gorgeous vistas and an exciting cultural scene in Jersey City. Compared to its cousin across the Hudson River, Jersey City may seem small but it is actually the state’s second-largest city.

Spend the day outside exploring the 1,212-acre (490.5-hectare) Liberty State Park. Get your camera ready for panoramic views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and the Manhattan skyline beyond. Stop at the Empty Sky Memorial to pay homage to the New Jersey residents who perished in the World Trade Center terrorist attacks. Walk by the historic Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal, which welcomed over 8 million immigrants stateside from Ellis Island.

See an IMAX film and check out the interactive exhibits in the Liberty Science Center, located in the park. Don’t miss its famous Touch Tunnel, which simulates sightlessness.

Enjoy beautiful sights as you walk or bike along the Jersey City and Hoboken Waterfront. Take the nearly 5-mile (8-kilometer) path from Liberty State Park up to Hoboken’s bustling Washington Street and Castle Point beyond.

Go inland and catch a show at Loew’s Jersey Theatre, located in the city’s commercial hub, Journal Square. This magnificently opulent cinema hails back to the 1920s and was recently restored to its former splendor. Check out the vintage working pipe organ inside.

Discover Jersey City’s bustling cultural life in its historic downtown. Walk by stately brownstones and sleek condominiums. Continue onto Grove Street and browse its vibrant array of boutiques and restaurants.

For a change of scene, go to the Palisades. These steep cliffs line the western side of the Hudson River. Their natural beauty is a contrast to the skyscrapers of New York City across the water. Explore The Heights, a residential neighborhood known for its exquisitely preserved Victorian mansions.

Where to stay in Jersey City

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Clifton/Rutherford
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Clifton/Rutherford
3 out of 5
265 Route 3 East, Clifton, NJ
The price is Rs8,113 per night from 2 Jan to 2 Jan
Situated in the suburbs, this hotel is within 6 miles (10 km) of MetLife Stadium, American Dream and Meadowlands Sports Complex. Prudential Center and Hoboken ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (1,123 reviews)
"We needed a hotel between Ridgewood and Montclair that was NOT on the Garden State Parkway (or another major highway) because those are a nightmare to drive into (find the parking lot "opening") at night. This hotel filled that need, even though it was still a little tricky maneuvering around the ..."

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2021

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Clifton/Rutherford
Hyatt House Jersey City
Hyatt House Jersey City
3 out of 5
1 Exchange Pl, Jersey City, NJ
The price is Rs14,327 per night from 2 Jan to 2 Jan
Located in Downtown Jersey City, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Liberty State Park, One World Trade Center and Hoboken Waterfront. Wall Street and Newport ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (942 reviews)
"Room Design, Views , Breakfast"

Reviewed on 29 Nov 2021

Hyatt House Jersey City
Envue, Autograph Collection
Envue, Autograph Collection
4 out of 5
550 Avenue at Port Imperial, Weehawken, NJ
The price is Rs14,765 per night from 16 Dec to 16 Dec
Situated in Weehawken, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Times Square, Broadway and Meadowlands Exposition Center. Empire State Building and Grand Central ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (502 reviews)
"Very clean and good food!"

Reviewed on 29 Nov 2021

Envue, Autograph Collection
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Homewood Suites by Hilton East Rutherford - Meadowlands
Homewood Suites by Hilton East Rutherford - Meadowlands
3 out of 5
125 Route 17 South, East Rutherford, NJ
The price is Rs10,787 per night from 2 Jan to 2 Jan
Situated in the business district, this aparthotel is 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from MetLife Stadium and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Meadowlands Sports Complex. American Dream ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (714 reviews)
"Having a kitchen was very nice and it was well stocked for our needs. Hospitality staff very friendly and professional. Shuttle service was very convenient."

Reviewed on 8 Nov 2021

Homewood Suites by Hilton East Rutherford - Meadowlands
NYC 10 Mins, 6 Luxury Affordable Multi Bedroom Apartments
NYC 10 Mins, 6 Luxury Affordable Multi Bedroom Apartments
3.5 out of 5
119 20th St, Weehawken, NJ
Situated in Weehawken, this apartment building is within 3 miles (5 km) of Hoboken Waterfront, The High Line Park and Port Imperial Ferry Terminal. Jacob K. ...
3.4/5 Good! (58 reviews)
SCAM SCAM SCAM
"This place is a scam. Its in Union City not Weehawken. Its a run down apartment. No balcony. No view. We called the number to check in when we noticed the address wouldn’t register on the gps. The owner hung up when we said the gps said Union City and not Weehawken. We went to the location and to ..."

Reviewed on 23 Aug 2020

NYC 10 Mins, 6 Luxury Affordable Multi Bedroom Apartments
Dharma Home Suites Hoboken at Novia
Dharma Home Suites Hoboken at Novia
4 out of 5
1414 Grand Street, Hoboken, NJ
Situated in the entertainment district, this apartment building is within 3 miles (5 km) of Hoboken Waterfront, The High Line Park and Times Square. Madison ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (253 reviews)
"Convenient. Spacious. Clean. No maid service nor coffee shop. For the price it would have been nice to have a few more amenities."

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2021

Dharma Home Suites Hoboken at Novia
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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