Jersey City Tourism Government Office
Things to do in Jersey City, NJ
Downtown Jersey City is the perfect place to spend a leisurely day with your partner or friends. This district offers something for everyone, whether they are looking for a laid-back, authentic experience, a taste history and culture, or just a random exploration of items on the itinerary. With its scenic landscape, inviting streets, and adorable boutiques, this is undoubtedly one of the most enchanting, alluring places in New York City.
Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities in downtown Jersey City such as savoring a pint at a brewery, hopping from shop to shop at the quaint local stores, headlining to watch a live music act, sipping on freshly brewed drinks as you people-watch at rooftop lounges, indulge in both international and American flavors at one of many restaurants around town or marvel at the picturesque views Jersey City offers. Visitors can also stay in Residence Inn by Marriott Jersey City, conveniently located close by, providing pleasant accommodations to and from the city center while you explore its beauty. Last but not least, travelers can check out neighboring locations such as Montclair or Toms River and participate in the fantastic activities they offer
Jersey City is the second-most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey, after Newark. It is largest city and county seat of Hudson County As of the 2020 United States census, the city's population was 292,449, an increase of 44,852 (+18.1%) from the 2010 census count of 247,597, in turn an increase of 7,542 (+3.1%) from the 240,055 enumerated at the 2000 census. The Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program calculated that the city's population was 283,927 in 2021, ranking the city the 75th-most-populous in the country.Constituting part of the New York metropolitan area, Jersey City is bounded on the east by the Hudson River and Upper New York Bay and on the west by the Hackensack River and Newark Bay. A port of entry, with 30.7 miles (49.4 km) of waterfront and extensive rail infrastructure and connectivity, the city is an important transportation terminus and distribution and manufacturing center for the Port of New York and New Jersey. Jersey City shares significant mass transit connections with Manhattan.