Jun 11, 2015
Take a breather from the hustle of Manhattan and visit Liberty State Park in Jersey City. This prime location is perfect for winding down after work or weekend relaxation. Park activities are available for anyone interested. Others may want to grab a towel, find a grassy area and call it a day. Here are our top three reasons to visit Jersey City’s Liberty State Park:
Two words: Manhattan skyline. When you’re not running around the The Big Apple, an outer look at this metropolis can be quite calming. Views of the One World Trade Center and The Statue of Liberty are on full display. Whether you want grab a bench and reflect or snap a picture of the sights and keep it moving, the options are yours.
Check out the Kayak Eco-Tour at Liberty State Park. This thrilling adventure is $20 and runs two hours. Learn about local wildlife while soaking up the sun and getting exercise. Take a look at the 2015 Summer Schedule and find a date and time that works for you.
Want to stay out of the water? How about hosting a picnic?
For a small group with friends or family, a spot in the grass may do the trick. If you’re planning a larger scale luncheon, reservations can be made for the free group picnic areas or for the group picnic pavilions. Take a look at Jersey City’s Liberty State Park’s here.
Running, jogging, biking and other typical park activities are welcomed at Liberty State Park. Walkways go on for miles and are safe for exploring. You’ll be immersed in nature with a fresh breeze, vibrant greenery and the sound of chirping birds.
You will conveniently find Liberty Science Center on park grounds. An impressive selection of exhibits provide something interesting for all visitors and this is why it deserves its own spot on our list. Current exhibitions include ‘Out of this World” featuring remarkable galactic images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, a honey bee exhibit which dives into the world of these necessary insects, and so much more. Visit the Liberty Science Center website to learn everything about attractions, admission and general FAQs.
Liberty State Park is open from 6am to 10pm every day.
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