New Jersey Sklyine Views - Hamilton Duel

Get spectacular view of the Manhattan skyline from the west side of the Hudson River; visit Jersey City, the gentrified city of Hoboken, and Weehawken for great views of Downtown and Midtown...



This tour is not so much a walking tour but an opportunity to get some great views of the Manhattan skyline from west of the Hudson, visiting the 3 formerly industrial cities of Jersey City, Hoboken and Weehawken.    Nonetheless, some walking will take place and some history covered, particularly the Hamilton-Burr duel in Weekhawken.   Traveling will take place over the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Line.


Tour will meet by Port Authority Bus Terminal (details to be provided), returning to Manhattan either by ferry or PATH train to World Trade Center.



Weehawken/Lincoln Harbor ...

  • Views of Downtown skyline and Chelsea
  • Alexander Hamilton Duel Site
  • Lincoln tunnel helix


Hoboken Terminal ...

  • Views of Downtown skyline and Chelsea
  • Historic train station still very much in use
  • Short walk around downtown Hoboken


Jersey City Exchange Place ...

  • Views of Downtown skyline
  • Colgate sign and short walk along waterfront
  • Former Pennsylvania Railroad Terminal and ferry terminal
  • Redevelopment and gentrification






NOTE: On this walk please bring ...

    A METROCARD with at least $2.75 on it for the PATH train (unlimited passes not accepted on PATH

    Cash or credit card for up to $10.00 for Light Rail, Ferry and bus fares


















Google maps - approximate (light rail transit) route ...





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