The City of West New York, NJ
West New York is a popular city in the state of New Jersey with a total of 46,553 residents living there. West New York is ranked as the fifteenth most populated city in New Jersey and the 692nd most populated city in the United States, and is located in Hudson County. The largest nearby city to West New York is New York, approximately 5 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near West New York, including Cella Luna, Coco's Cafe Corp, Jocoreno Deli Restaurant, Foliage Chinese Restaurant The and Good Morning Luncheonette. For a larger selection of West New York restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby West New York Museums, including the Children's Museum of Manhattan, Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum, New-York Historical Society, American Museum of Natural History and New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of West New York please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 6 airports are located in or near West New York:
- 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)
West New York, New Jersey Climate and WeatherIn the month of August, West New York experiences an average high temperature of 82 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in August are usually about 68 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.22 inches. The seasonal climate varies in West New York with daytime temperatures averaging 80 degrees in the summer, and 41 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect West New York to receive an average of 3.74 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.36 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 106 degrees in the summer and as low as -15 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to West New York 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 48.
West New York, New Jersey Attractions
1Bergen County Zoological Park - Paramus,
Van Saun County Park is located in Paramus, New Jersey. The Park is home to the Bergen County Zoological Park. In addition, the park features picnic areas, a baseball field, a softball field, basketball and tennis courts, a soccerfield, a playground, a carousel, and pony rides. The zoo also features a train ride.
2Bergen Hills Country Club - , River Vale,
The Bergen Hills Country Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Bergen County New Jersey. Built in 1931, this River Vale course designed by Donald Ross & Orin E. Smith is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 201-391-2300. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 660 River Vale Rd, River Vale, NJ 7675
3Bergen Museum of Art and Science - Hackensack,
The Bergen Museum of Art & Science is located in downtown Hackensack, New Jersey. The museum relocated from the Bergen Mall in 2010 is currently undergoing re-oganization and renovation of its new space.
4Billou-Stillwell-Perine House - , Staten Island,
The Billou-Stillwell-Perine House located at 1476 Richmond Road, Staten Island, New York, is a Dutch Colonial structure and the oldest building still standing on Staten Island, dating to circa 1662. Built by Pierre Billou, one of the original Dutch settlers and the founder of Old Dorp in 1661, the home is owned by the Staten Island Historical Society and is rarely ever open. There is a legend that it is haunted.
5Blue Course at Eisenhower Park Golf Course - , East Meadow,
The Blue Course at Eisenhower Park Golf Course is a 54 hole public golf course in Nassau County New York. Built in 1951, this East Meadow course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 516-794-1875. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY 11554
6Blue Course at Passaic County Golf Course - Wayne,
The Blue Course at Passaic County Golf Course is a 36 hole public golf course in Passaic County New Jersey. Built in 1925, this Wayne course is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 973-881-4922. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 209 Totowa Rd, Wayne, NJ 7470
7Blue/Blue Course at Rockleigh Golf Course - , Rockleigh,
The Blue/Blue Course at Rockleigh Golf Course is a 27 hole public golf course in Bergen County New Jersey. Built in 1964, this Rockleigh course designed by Alfred H. Tull is open mar 15 to dec 15. For tee time information call the pro shop at 201-768-6353. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 15 Paris Ave, Rockleigh, NJ 7647
8Bowcraft Playland - Scotch Plains,
Bowcraft Amusement Park or Bowcraft Playland is located on Route 22 West in Scotch Plains, New Jersey. It is a medium size family amusement park with a large selection of rides for children and teens, including two roller coasters. Bowcraft Amusement Park is open weekends from April through October and daily June through Labor Day. The park is called Bowcraft because before the 1970s, it offered archery and arts and crafts.
9Bowne House - , Queens,
The John Bowne House is an historic home located in Flushing, Queens, New York.
10Boxwood Hall - Elizabeth,
Boxwood Hall, in Elizabeth, New Jersey, was the home from 1772 to 1795 of Elias Boudinot, president of the Continental Congress and a signer of the Treaty of Paris in 1783 ending the American Revolution. Boudinot and others met George Washington here for a luncheon and then escorted him to Manhattan for his inauguration on April 30, 1789.
West New York, New Jersey Hotels
2Studio 75 Hotel New York City
20 West 75th Street
New York City, NY
4Riverside Tower Hotel New York City
80 Riverside Drive
New York City, NY
5Lincoln Center Apartments New York
244 West 64th Street
New York City, NY
West New York, New Jersey Restaurants
This is a list of West New York Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants and Japanese Restaurants. Happy Dining!
West New York Articles
Published March 20, 2012
These affordable family attractions in New York City are perfect for families on a budget
Published January 17, 2012
Each of these top 10 best zoos on the East Coast offer hundreds of species of creatures from around the world in fantastic exhibits for a lifetime of precious memories
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.