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The City of Harrison, NJ

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The city of Harrison is located in the state of New Jersey in Hudson County and has a population of 15,211 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Harrison is New York, approximately 8 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Harrison, including Dunkin Donuts, Golden Eagle Chinese Restaurant, Bank of China, Abrantes Food Market and All Star Lunch. For a larger selection of Harrison restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Harrison Museums, Arenas and/or Golf Courses, including the Prudential Center, Jewish Museum of New Jersey, Newark Museum, New Jersey Historical Society and John Ballantine House. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Harrison please click on the Attractions tab above.

The following 6 airports are located in or near Harrison:
- Caldwell Essex County Airport (CDM)
- Morristown Municipal Airport (MMU)
- New York Kennedy Airport (JFK)
- New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
- Newark Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR)
- Teterboro Airport (TEB)

Harrison, New Jersey Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Harrison
In the month of January, Harrison experiences an average high temperature of 38 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 24 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.98 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Harrison with daytime temperatures averaging 81 degrees in the summer, and 41 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Harrison to receive an average of 3.5 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.24 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 105 degrees in the summer and as low as -14 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Harrison should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 63 degrees, and nighttime lows of 47.


                                                                                    
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Harrison, New Jersey Attractions

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Acorn Hall  - Morristown,
Acorn Hall is an 1853 Victorian Italianate mansion located in Morristown, New Jersey, that is on the National Register of Historic Places. It serves as the headquarters of the Morris County Historical Society, which operates Acorn Hall as a historic house museum.
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Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum  - Jersey City,
The Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum is located is on the upper floor of the Miller Branch of the Jersey City, New Jersey Public Library, its collection is dedicated to the African American experience.
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AIDS Museum  - Newark,
A United States HIV/AIDS Memorial Museum, to be located in Newark, New Jersey in the US.
Alice Austen House Staten Island New York
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Alice Austen House  - , Staten Island,
The Alice Austen House, which is also referred to as Clear Comfort, is located at 2 Hylan Boulevard in the Rosebank section of Staten Island, New York City, New York. It was home of Alice Austen, a photographer, for most of her lifetime, and is now a museum and a member of the Historic House Trust. The house is administered by the "Friends of Alice Austen", a volunteer group.
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Allen House  - Shrewsbury,
Allen House, is located in Shrewsbury, New Jersey. The house was built in 1680 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 8, 1974.
Alumni Hall St Johns University New York
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Alumni Hall - St. John's University  - , New York,
Carnesecca Arena is a 6,008-seat multi-purpose arena in Queens County, New York in the US. It was built in 1961 and renamed in honor of Hall of Fame Coach Lou Carnesecca on November 23, 2004. It is the exclusive home to the St. John's University Red Storm women's basketball team, and also hosts the men's team, mainly for games that are not expected to draw a crowd sufficient to fill Madison Square Garden. In practice, the men play virtually all their Big East home games at MSG and their non-conference home games here.
American Folk Art Museum Manhattan New York
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American Folk Art Museum  - , Manhattan,
The American Folk Art Museum is the leading center for the study and enjoyment of American folk art, as well as the work of international self-taught artists. It is located at 45 West 53rd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, in Midtown Manhattan.

 

American Labor Museum Botto House National Landmark Haledon New Jersey
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American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark  - Haledon,
The Pietro and Maria Botto House, which is also referred to as Pietro Botto House, at 83 Norwood Street, Haledon, New Jersey is where leaders of the Industrial Workers of the World union spoke to the 15,000 striking workers of the Paterson Silk Strike of 1913. Elizabeth Gurley Flynn and Upton Sinclair also spoke from the balcony.
American Merchant Marine Museum Kings Point New York
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American Merchant Marine Museum  - , Kings Point,
The United States Merchant Marine Academy is one of the five United States service academies. It is charged with training officers for the United States Merchant Marine, branches of the military, or the transportation industry.

 

American Museum Of Natural History Manhattan New York
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American Museum of Natural History  - , Manhattan,
The American Museum of Natural History, that can be found on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City, is one of the largest and most celebrated museums in the world. Located in park-like grounds across the street from Central Park, the Museum comprises 25 interconnected buildings that house 46 permanent exhibition halls, research laboratories, and its renowned library.
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Harrison, New Jersey Hotels

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Hampton Inn & Suites Newark-harrison-riverwalk
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Hampton Inn & Suites Newark-harrison-riverwalk
100 Passaic Ave
Harrison, NJ 07029

 

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Hilton Newark Penn Station
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Hilton Newark Penn Station
1 Gateway Center Raymond Blvd
Newark, NJ 07102

 

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Best Western Plus Robert Treat Hotel
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Best Western Plus Robert Treat Hotel
50 Park Pl
Newark, NJ 07102

 

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Comfort Suites Newark
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Comfort Suites Newark
1348 Mccarter Hwy
Newark, NJ 07104

 

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Courtyard Newark Downtown
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Courtyard Newark Downtown
858 Broad St
Newark, NJ 07102

 

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Howard Johnson Hotel Newark Airport
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Howard Johnson Hotel Newark Airport
20 Frontage Rd
Newark, NJ 07114

 

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Doubletree By Hilton Hotel Newark Airport
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Doubletree By Hilton Hotel Newark Airport
128 Frontage Rd
Newark, NJ 07114

 

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Ramada Plaza Hotel Newark Intl Airport /ewr
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Ramada Plaza Hotel Newark Intl Airport /ewr
160 Frontage Rd.
Newark, NJ 07114

 

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Ramada Newark International Airport
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Ramada Newark International Airport
160 Frontage Rd
Newark, NJ 07114

 

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Springhill Suites By Marriott Newark Liberty International
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Springhill Suites By Marriott Newark Liberty International
652 Us Highway 1 And 9
Newark, NJ 07114

 

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Harrison, New Jersey Restaurants

This is a list of Harrison Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers. Happy Dining!

 
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All Star Lunch
215 Manor Avenue
Harrison, NJ 07029
(973)481-7513
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Dunkin Donuts
15 Schuyler Av
Kearny, NJ 07032
(201)998-0820
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Golden Eagle Chinese Restaurant
749 Harrison Av
Newark, NJ 07104
(973)484-0542
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Bank of China
23 Lister Avenue
Newark, NJ 07105
(973)817-8843
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Abrantes Food Market
521 Harrison Avenue
Harrison, NJ 07029
(973)483-7122
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Hinze's Deli & Catering
533 Harrison Avenue
Harrison, NJ 07029
(973)484-4678
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Hamilton Deli & Grocery Store
770 Hamilton Street
Harrison, NJ 07029
(973)485-9030
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Busari International Tropical Food Distributor
24 Cornelia Street
Newark, NJ 07105
(973)274-0330
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Subway
701 Frank E Rdgrs Boulevard North
Harrison, NJ 07029
(973)497-9600
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Brazilian Barbecue
600 Frank E Rodgers Blvd N
Harrison, NJ 07029
(973)497-0500
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New York City for Families – Part 2
Published November 9, 2010

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New York City for Families – Part 1
Published November 9, 2010

New York City is a wonderful place to take the kids. One attraction is Central Park, with it's eight hundred plus acres of refined wilderness in the heart of the bustling city.

 

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