Holidaymakers looking for an exciting vacation in the northeast of the United States may like to try Jersey City. There are many interesting things to do and see in this area, which is located in the state of New Jersey. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments, B&Bs and campgrounds.
Jersey City boasts some very pleasant scenic areas and parks with many hiking and cycling trails. For visitors keen on fishing there are options available on the reservoir along with watersports like kayaking and sailing. In the winter there are a couple of outdoor ice skating rinks. Families can enjoy a fun day tenpin bowling at Hudson Lanes or go swimming at one of the pools situated in Jersey City. There are several tennis courts in the area including Hamilton Park Tennis Courts and Pershing Field Park Tennis Courts. Golf enthusiasts will be able to find a few courses in the area such as Liberty National Golf Course and Lincoln Golf. Numerous restaurants, bars and coffee shops are located in the region offering a wide variety of menu options. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drinks from supermarkets and groceries in Jersey City. There is a large choice of shops as well for tourists looking for gifts and souvenirs.
Jersey City has a lot of interesting places to visit including numerous museums and galleries such as the Jersey City Museum and the Afro-American Historical Society Museum. Other famous sights in the area are the Katyn Memorial and the Colgate Clock. Tourists can also see some historic buildings here such as the Historic city Hall and Barrow Mansion. New York is just 15 minutes drive away and has many museums, galleries and historic buildings to visit. Popular and well known destinations here include Broadway, Empire State Building and Central Park. One of the most famous landmarks in the world is the Statue of Liberty, which is easily accessible from Jersey City.
The warmest month of the year is July with an average temperature of 73 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average temperature of 31 degrees Fahrenheit. Rainfall is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year. January has the highest precipitation with an average of 4.67 inches. July is the driest month with an average of just over 3 inches of rainfall.
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York is approximately 25 miles from Jersey City. Passengers can fly direct to JFK from Beijing, Delhi, Dublin, Frankfurt, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Moscow, Paris, Rome, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington amongst others. There are car rental companies situated at each terminal including Avis, Budget, Dollar Rent a Car, Enterprise, Hertz and National Car Rental.