Crossing the river to Hoboken

Believe it or not, there is a whole other world out there, beyond Manhattan and the City. Like Hoboken, for example. This town on the Hudson Waterfront, which an outsider might mistake for an extension of New York, is actually sitting in New Jersey. Easily accessible by car, train or ferry, it is a great alternative for walks alongside the river.

Starting with Hoboken Terminal, the main transportation hub and a magnificent example of Beaux Arts architecture. Just look at the exterior with a steampunk industrial feel and this incredible waiting room, bathed in natural light coming from its Tiffany stained glass skylight!

But the main attraction is, of course, a walk on the waterfront offering some of the best, unobstructed views of West Manhattan, all the way down to its lower tip.

Not forgetting the famous lobster tails, freshly baked directly at the source: Carlo’s Bakery.

For our first visit to Hoboken, we took the PATH from 33rd Street (smooth transit, no delays, no crowds – but it was Saturday…). Next time, which will hopefully be soon, we’ll try the ferry, which is always much more fun than travelling through a dark tunnel, underwater.

May 27th, 2017

6 thoughts on “Crossing the river to Hoboken

  1. Amazing photos! BTW, in a past comment, you encouraged me to secure tickets to the Kusama: Infinity Mirrors exhibit when it comes to Cleveland. I managed to snag some for August! Thanks for the heads up 🙂

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    1. Hurray! You won’t regret it! I hope they let you in the mirror rooms a bit longer than they did here in NYC – which was exactly 1 minute! Not much, but they are so popular they have to do something so that more people see them. Anyway, enough time to snap some photos and play with the reflections 🙂

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