The City of Jersey City, NJ
Jersey City is a popular city in the state of New Jersey with a total of 242,503 residents living there. Jersey City is ranked as the second most populated city in New Jersey and the 69th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Hudson County. The largest nearby city to Jersey City is New York, approximately 4 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Jersey City, including Quizno's Subs, Carlton Deli, Angel Mini Food Mart, Irvin Grocery and Frank's Pizzeria Number 2. For a larger selection of Jersey City restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Jersey City Museums, including the Museum of Russian Art, Eyebeam Atelier, Hoboken Historical Museum, Jersey City Museum and Chelsea Art Museum. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Jersey City please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 6 airports are located in or near Jersey City:
- 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)
Jersey City, New Jersey Climate and WeatherIn the month of September, Jersey City experiences an average high temperature of 74 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in September are usually about 58 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.05 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Jersey City with daytime temperatures averaging 79 degrees in the summer, and 39 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Jersey City to receive an average of 3.5 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.09 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 102 degrees in the summer and as low as -4 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Jersey City should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 61 degrees, and nighttime lows of 46.
Jersey City, New Jersey Attractions
1Acorn 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.
2Afro-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.
3AIDS Museum - Newark,
A United States HIV/AIDS Memorial Museum, to be located in Newark, New Jersey in the US.
4Alice 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.
5Allen 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.
6Alumni 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.
7American 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.
8American 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.
9American 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.
10American 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.
Jersey City, New Jersey Hotels
7Hilton Garden Inn Secaucus/meadowlands
875 State Route 3 East Service Road
Secaucus, NJ 07094
Jersey City, New Jersey Restaurants
This is a list of Jersey City Fast Food Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fast Foods & Carry Out and American Restaurants. Happy Dining!
Jersey City Articles
Published March 20, 2012
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Published January 17, 2012
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Published October 2, 2011
Our recent family trip to New York City with Dag Hammarskjold Park and the United Nations, A child's view of Times Square, and accommodations near both
Published November 9, 2010
Whatever view, cultural icon, museum, city park or city street you visit in New York City, your kids will have taken a tasty and memorable family bite of the Big Apple.
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.