Top Things to do in Jersey City Before or After Your Cruise

A trip to New York City offers so many sightseeing options that you might feel overwhelmed trying to fit everything in to your vacation itinerary. A boat tour with Liberty Cruise NYC boats will give you some stunning views of the city, including the magnificent Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and much more. Out on the harbor, you'll also have a beautiful view of Jersey City, New Jersey, and our Express and Saver cruises make a stop at Liberty Harbor, allowing you to hop off and explore this city, too. Be sure to put a few cool things to do in Jersey City on your to-do list, too!

Fun Things to Do in Jersey City, New Jersey

Don't overlook the obvious when you're touring the Big Apple. Of course, you'll want to see all of the popular attractions and top landmarks on your visit, but if you're taking one of our cruises that offers a stop at Liberty Harbor, you should also take advantage of the many things to see in New Jersey. The city views from here are magnificent, but so are Jersey City's own attractions, which are within easy reach of the harbor.

  • Anyone with a need for speed will find it satisfied at RPM Raceway, one of the top things to do in Jersey City. With indoor go-kart tracks, drivers of all levels will find a challenge. The go-karts can reach speeds of up to 45 miles per hour, and racing lessons are also available.

  • The Liberty Science Center is an enthralling destination for anyone who wants to be a scientist for a day. The center's planetarium is the fourth largest on the planet!

  • J. Owen Grundy Park sits on Jersey City's waterfront, offering amazing views of the New York City skyline. It's easy to find a table or bench to enjoy lunch or dinner al fresco.

  • One of the best things to do in Jersey City is to explore Liberty State Park. The park sprawls over 1,200 acres of land, and the views from the park are legendary. Explore miles of walking and biking trails, play on the playgrounds, observe native birds, or try some fishing while you're there.

  • Don't miss the Empty Sky 9/11 Memorial inside Liberty State Park, which is a memorial to honor those who perished on 9/11 with ties to New Jersey. This stainless steel monument is simple and moving.

Ready to See it All on Both Sides of the River?

Exploring all of the fun things to do in Jersey City, New Jersey, is just a small part of what you can see and enjoy when you sightsee with Liberty Cruise NYC. On our tour boats, you'll venture out on the water for a whole new perspective on the Big Apple. Gaze out over the water and marvel at the views of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, then hop off to take advantage of the top things to do in Jersey City before heading back to New York City. Thirsty for even more? Take advantage of one of our complete tour packages, including double-decker bus tours of the city and much more! At Liberty Cruise NYC, we make it easy to experience the Big Apple to the fullest, and when you book with us online, you'll also lock in the best prices. Book your NYC adventure with us today!