About Jersey City


Let's have a look around into background of Jersey City
  • County: Hudson County
  • State: New Jersey
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 40.314
  • Longitude: -74.5089
  • Time zone: US/Eastern
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours

Weather in Jersey City

  • Climate: Humid Subtropical climate
  • Best Time to Visit: January to April

Location

It has earned the place as the second most populated city in the US sate of New Jersey.

Distance from Jersey City center to Airport

Airport: Newark Liberty International Airport

Driving Distance: 8 miles /13 km

Driving Time: 22 minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Newark Liberty International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak’s Silver Star
  • Road: Bus –Greyhound Lines

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  •  Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 

Nearby Tourist Cities




New York

Location

It is the most densely populated city of the state of New York of the U.S.A. with a population of about 8,550,405 (2015 Census)

Weather

New York’s climate ranges between the warm and humid subtropical to humid continental. The temperature falls below freezing point and snows profusely in January and February. Summers are warm marked by hot days and late sunset prevailing from June going way up till September. Winters season is chilly and crisp though the sky remains clear mostly. It lasts from November through April in northern New York, and retracts slightly early in the southern New York.

Summers can be a bit hot but the mild spring season and the autumn month makes for a perfect time to plan a trip to New York.

  • Climate:  Humid Subtropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to June and September to Early November  
Tourist Attractions

New York is an extremely lively city with lots of activities and places to visit. The whole list of choice gets somewhat overwhelming but its best to start with Manhattan’s topmost building; the Empire Square to get a bird’s eye view of the entire city from the 86th and 102nd floors that provide mesmerizing 360° view of the city or reserve a table at the 101st floor at the One World Observatory.

Kids simply love the Christmas tree and the ice rink at the Rockefeller Center combined with the tour of the NBC studios at the Top Of The Rocks.

Check out one of the most visited museums in the world; The Metropolitan Museum of Art which is the 10th most viewed museum in the world. The American Museum of Natural History at the top of the list of the best Science museums in the world.

Walk through the themed rooms of the Madam Tussauds Museum which houses more than 200 figures.

Some must-see places in New York include the beautiful American Museum of Natural History, Ellis Island and Coney Island, Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, and Times Square.

  • Statue of Liberty
  • The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
  • Strawberry Fields, John Lennon Memorial




Newark

Location

One of the oldest European cities of the US, Newark is the most populous city of New Jersey.

Weather
  • Climate - Humid Subtropical and Humid continental climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May (Spring Season)
Tourist Attractions
  • Essex County Courthouse
  • John Ballantine House
  • Branch Brook Park

Emergency Contact Numbers in Jersey City city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: +1 800-872-7245
  • Airport: +1 973-961-6000
  • Hospital:  +1 201-915-2000 (Jersey City Medical Centre)

Events

  • Annual Irish festival
  • Oktoberfest
  • Downtown Street fair

Tourist Attractions

  • Liberty State Park
  • Jersey Shore
  • Ellis Island 

Theatre & Concerts

  • Jersey City Theatre Center
  • The Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre
  • Metropolitan opera 

Visit Top Restaurants in Jersey City

  • Brownstone Diner & Pancakes
  • Battello

Top Shopping Centers in Jersey City

  • Newport Centre
  •  Hudson Mall

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum
  • Museum of Russian Art
  • Flagship Gallery

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Smoked Salmon Tartine – Satisbistro
  • Tomato Cavatelli – Batello
  • Pancakes & Maple syrup – Brownstone Diner & Pancake factory

Sports Club

New York Sports Club

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $1.67 / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: $2.93 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $2150.00
  • Cheap meal: $15.00
  • Gasoline: $0.57 / liter
  • 3 course meal: $50.00

Information about Kigali

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Gitarama,
  • Byumba,
  • Kibungo

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Kigali International Airport
  • Rail: Not Available
  • Road: RFTC

Airport

Kigali International Airport is the main airport which serves the domestic & international passengers.

Driving Distance: 7 miles / 12 km

Driving Time: 11 Minutes

Languages: Ruanda followed by French and English

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 100 – 500 RF

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 200 – 300 RF
  • Housekeeper: 200 – 300 RF
  • Concierge: 300 – 400 RF

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 200 – 300 RF
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