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The destination of Jersey City is a great choice if you've been thinking about a vacation with your kids. The parks, football games, and soaring skyscrapers are just a few things that make this an attractive family vacation destination. Fly into Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), which is the closest airport, or Teterboro, NJ (TEB), which is located 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from the city center. Jersey City has 92 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you'll have a variety of options when you're deciding on a place to stay.
Vacationing families have good things to say about these accommodations:
Best Western Premier NYC Gateway Hotel - Offers an indoor pool, free parking, and free breakfast. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 3-star hotel.
Courtyard by Marriott Lyndhurst Meadowlands - Features an indoor pool, a restaurant, and free parking. The overall comfort and quiet location make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.
Embassy Suites Secaucus - Meadowlands - Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant, and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 3.5-star hotel.
The Holland Hotel - Features a restaurant, free parking, and free cribs. The overall comfort and central location make this 3.5-star hotel popular with guests.
You're probably hoping for good weather for your family vacation. You can use these tips to plan when to grab the kids and head to Jersey City.
While you are visiting Jersey City, you and the family might want to check out some interesting spots such as MetLife Stadium, Jersey City Museum, and Newport Mall. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like Ellis Island Immigration Museum, Ellis Island, and Statue of Liberty.Jersey City is also known for its:
Jersey City has transportation options that will make it easy for your family to get around. Head to Bergenline Avenue Station to catch metro. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Jersey City Grove St. Station, Jersey City Marin Boulevard Station, or Jersey City Harborside Financial Center Station.