What to Do around The Westin Jersey City Newport
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Jersey City’s renaissance began in the 1980s, and today it’s long emerged from New York City’s shadow. With a revitalized waterfront, historic downtown and up-and-coming arts and food scenes, the state’s second largest city is not only prosperous—it’s fun to explore.
North End Ave & Vesey St, New York, NY 10280, USA
389 Washington St, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
Coyly branding themselves as the "World's Waxperts," the European Wax Center in Jersey City offers women (and men) the ability to get every part of their body waxed. The salon is clean and large, and appointments are the way to go if you want to...
84 Audrey Zapp Dr, Jersey City, NJ 07305, USA
If you're a naturalist, you'll love the eco kayaking options at the Hudson River Estuary. Expect to see marshes, egrets, and cormorants and get a deeper appreciation for the natural beauty surrounding the estuary. Tours are given at the south side...
172 Christopher Columbus Dr, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
One of the best ways to experience a place is to view it from the ground floor. For those who prefer a little more speed than their own two feet can afford, Grove Street Bicycles provides half-day and full-day bike rentals at reasonable rates....
150 Audrey Zapp Dr, Jersey City, NJ 07305, USA
Look to the horizon and set sail toward New York Harbor with a charter from Calypso Sailing Adventures. Admire views of both the New York City and Jersey City skylines, and get an alternative perspective of Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty....
76 Audrey Zapp Dr, Jersey City, NJ 07305, USA
Liberty House Restaurant is an oasis in the city. Take a seat outside and enjoy not only the view but the life-sized chess game, the fire pits in the evening and, if you're lucky, some live music. While it's always busy, this is the place for...
30 Mall Dr E W, Jersey City, NJ 07310, USA
The mall at Newport Center offers everything from fashion-forward stores (think: A/X Armani Exchange to the baby GAP) to gadget stories (Brookstone) and eats. You'll find generic brand names to specialty, boutique style stores like Carol's...
888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306, USA
The concept behind Mana Contemporary is a work of art itself. A hub for artists and art aficionados, the venture brings together artists of every medium with art enthusiasts and service providers. Housed in an cluster of old warehouses and factory...
95 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030, USA
Before he became famous on the TV show Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro was just another Jersey boy with an Italian bakery, albeit a popular one that dates back more than a century. Since the success of Cake Boss, however, Buddy has expanded the family...
200 Morris Pesin Drive, Jersey City, NJ 07305, USA
Liberty State Park is an ideal way for families to spend the afternoon or evening overlooking Manhattan's landmark triumvirate (including the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the New York City skyline). The long boardwalk/pier is a great...
New York, NY, USA
The Statue of Liberty may be the most iconic sight that comes to mind when one thinks of the history of immigrants in New York, but not far from it in the harbor is another important landmark—Ellis Island. Until the Supreme Court ruled in...
125 River Dr S, Jersey City, NJ 07310, USA
This isn't your average jungle gym. Situated along the waterfront, Wild At Play is 2,300 square feet of indoor playground, with equipment, games and toys designed to be fun and educational. Zany-hued walls and furniture provide plenty of...
222 Jersey City Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07305, USA
Home to 12 exhibition museums, hurricane and tornado wind simulators, a live animal collection, and the nation's largest IMAX, the Liberty Science Center makes science palatable, if not downright enjoyable, to kids and adults alike. Don't miss the...
99 Caven Point Rd, Jersey City, NJ 07305, USA
The "Super G" racetrack at Pole Position Raceway is the longest indoor go-kart track in the United States. On select Mondays, challenge your friends to a high speed battle of hairpin turns around the extra-long track, which combines two race...
Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
Let Hollywood keep its famous sign; Jersey City has the Colgate Clock. Visible from Manhattan, Staten Island, and The Bronx, the clock, which lights up at night, is a decade shy of its centenary and is one of the few remaining reminders of the...
80 Grand St, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
Since its opening in 1980, Jersey City's Museum of Russian Art has been introducing established and emerging Russian artists to American audiences. The museum's collection is particularly strong in modern and contemporary paintings. Though small—...
155 2nd St, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
Hudson County's only fully-equipped pilates studio looks like a marriage between IKEA and your gym. Stylish sleek equipment coexists with excellent mat and tower class instruction, along with instructors who have completed 675 hours of training...
54 Journal Square Plaza, Jersey City, NJ 07306, USA
Opened in 1929, The Landmark Loew's Jersey Theatre was once one of the state's largest movie theaters. Today, the bonafide "movie palace," equipped with a pipe organ, orchestra pit and an impressive screen, remains a notable Jersey City...
140 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
Multimedia mavens can shop for art, glass in hand, at one convenient, stylish lounge in Jersey: LITM. Small but sleek, it's the perfect venue for local artists to show their work while patrons to sip seasonal cocktails. Pop in for a beverage or...
1 Garfield Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07305, USA
The Hudson Bowling Center in Jersey City is ideal for a family outing or just a little competitive fun. There are 60 lanes, so you can bring the entire crew. In the middle of the alley, you'll find a bar and lounge, where you can grab a snack in...
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