Enjoy discovering hidden gems in Jersey City in your RV rental from RVshare! There was a time that Jersey City lost its charm and appeal. You might say that it was on a decline both in its economy and its resident’s way of living, but a surge of immigrants moving to the city in the 1970s propelled its growth and development, and the city is now known for its fusion of diverse cultures and ethnicities. New infrastructures and attractions have revived people’s interest in the city, and because of its proximity to New York City, it has welcomed an influx of people who look at the city as a great alternative to live at. In fact, even New York based companies have also moved their back offices to the city, which has energized it more.
Living under the shadows of New York, the city is not a usual tourist destination, so we have compiled a list of what Jersey City has to offer, and places to stay in your RV rental in Jersey City, NJ. We hope to see you enjoying the sights and attractions in Jersey City soon!
Built in 1929, the Landmark Loew’s Theatre will awe you with its palatial architecture and interiors. It will bring you back in time when watching movies or theatrical performances were a treat and a luxury. Thick marble columns, humongous chandeliers and an ambiance of elegance will welcome you. The theatre was almost torn down due to neglect but it has been slowly restored to its former grandeur. Aside from the theatre itself, you must also check out the Morton Wonder Organ, and its extensive collections of photographs, memorabilia and videos. You can also watch movie classics or live performances which are scheduled throughout the year.
Have you tried go-kart racing? If you haven’t, you must visit Pole Position Raceway and release all your stress through go-kart racing! If you do not have much time to spend in the raceway, you can check out their popular racing format, the Arrive & Drive program where you race in standard races, scream your heart out, and enjoy about ten minutes of go kart racing. Go kart racing can be enjoyed by both kids and adults. Numerous packages are available which would depend on your skills, how much time you have, and how many people you are with. Check out its website for its operating hours.
The city is known for its diverse culture brought about by thousands of immigrants who made it their home. To get to know more about the city and people, you must visit Little India and Little Manila. Little India is located in Newark Avenue and showcases everything about the Indian culture. You can stroll along and find something unique in one of its stores or eat some delicious Indian food! Little Manila meanwhile is situated in both Journal Square and in the south of Greenville District. You must check out these areas especially if you want to eat savory Filipino dishes. You can also shop at the largest Filipino grocery in the East Coast where unique and unusual food fare, herbs and spices await you!
Just 15 minutes from New York and the numerous attractions in Jersey City, the Liberty Harbor Marina & RV Park is the ideal home base for RV rentals in Jersey City, NJ. The RV Park is open all year round and affords RVers a fantastic view of Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. The park has 70 RV sites equipped with electric and water hookups. The site features 24-hour security which means you will feel safe any time of the day or night. Facilities include well-maintained restrooms and showers, laundry room and a dump station. Not sure where to go and what to see? The RV Park’s friendly staff can provide you with the necessary information so you can enjoy your sightseeing smoothly.
If you want to be surrounded by nature but want to be near enough the city, the Black Bear Campground is your best option. Located in Florida, New York, the RV Park is about 65 miles from Jersey City and a short drive from numerous attractions such as the Brotherhood Winery, West Point Military Academy, Appalachian Trail, to name a few. The RV park, which can accommodate all sizes of RVs, has 160 RV spaces and fully packed with facilities including a swimming pool, playground, pond, recreational hall and a game room. The campground is open all year round although facilities are limited during the winter season.
Located 53 miles from Jersey City, the Tip Tam Camping Ground is a family owned and operated RV Park that has 200 RV sites with room for slideouts, 60 of which are full hookups. Your home away from home, the campground amenities include 2 supervised swimming pools, 2 playgrounds, coin operated showers, mini golf, 2 recreational buildings, cable TV, limited internet access, laundry room, numerous outdoor sports field, and a new RC track. The park is also a short drive from Monmouth Battlefield Park, Seaside Heights, Raceway Park, to name a few. The campground is open from April to September, and a great option for an RV rent in Jersey City, New Jersey.
An annual celebration paying homage to the West Indian and Caribbean culture, Jersey City Caribbean Carnival & Parade begins with a parade from Lincoln Park to City Hall, and features more than 40 bands and 400 marchers of various nationalities. It is a one-day event held every last Saturday of July, and is influenced by the South American carnival season. Aside from the parade, you get to enjoy filling your stomach with exotic cuisine cooked and sold by numerous vendors, and listen and watch Trinidadian music and performances while your kids participate in activities prepared for them.
With the influx of people making Jersey City their home, it is not surprising that the city has become a hub for entertainment and dining. If a night life is what you desire, this city has its fill of bars and clubs where you can enjoy a drink or two, show off your dancing skills, or make friends. Jersey City is all about food! Your days can be filled just sampling a variety of cuisine from all over the world! It sure has something for everyone!
International flavors, a lively nightlife, ongoing theatrical performances, art shows and exhibits, and numerous attractions are what Jersey City is all about. It is one city you should travel into in the East Coast.
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