Waterfront walkway, the Hudson, breathtaking sunrises and sunsets, parks, romantic dinners, picnics under the stars, nice small restaurants, Manhattan skyline. Can you picture that in your mind? This is Hoboken, in New Jersey, just 12 minutes by train from 34ht Street in Manhattan. If you haven't been here yet, make it as soon as you have a chance.
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Small city, great time
Hoboken is a very small city in the state of New Jersey. The city's population is 50,000. Walk along the waterfront is great way to enjoy one of the best views of the New York City skyline. Also, a great spot for photos.
Sun rising and midtown skyline
The waterfront park is a great public place to park from dusk till dawn. It's also the perfect place to bike, run or walk anytime of day.
Magic in the air after a rainstorm
Locals know what they're talking about
There's a line down there’s a line down the block of tourists to see the famous Cake Boss bakery every day. People who live here know that if you want real Italian baked quality, you can always also go to either Cake Boss or head uptown to Giorgio Pasticceria Italiana. In Hoboken, you will be surrounded by Italian delicious and tasteful treats.
Batman works in New York (Gotham City) and lives in Hoboken
Nice views, perfect shots
Sunsets and downtown Manhattan
The walkway sits right on the edge of the Hudson River. You can also see downtown Manhattan.
You'll find a classic train station
Hoboken Terminal is one of the New York metropolitan area's major transportation hubs.
Warm Weather and Waterfront: always a good combination
Pier A is the perfect spot to enjoy a night out looking up to the sky. You can even see shooting stars. I've seen it three times. And they say it brings a lot of good luck. Right?
So let's make a toast to Hoboken. It deserves, indeed. Speaking of it, Hoboken has more bars per capita than New York City. The small city is about one mile square in size, has about 50,000 residents, and sports more than 120 drinking establishments. If a tavern is crowded, just walk three steps down on the same street.