The Port of Cape Liberty, also known as Cruise Liberty, is the only cruise port located in the New Jersey area. With beautiful views of the Statue of Liberty, New York Harbor and the Manhattan skyline, you’ll want to stay a couple of days before your cruise to take it all in!
A few major cruise lines dock at the Port of Cape Liberty including Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises. The Port of Cape Liberty parking is offered at a safe and secure facility operated by Central Parking who conveniently accepts cash, traveler’s checks and major credit cards for $19 per day (local and sales tax included).
It is also easy to get around the area via the PATH train from Manhattan to Jersey City or Hoboken. Alternatively, you can call one of the three Bayonne cab companies namely Archie’s Cab and Van Service at 201-858-8800, Campbell Taxi at 201-339-8300 or Bayonne City Yellow Cab at 201-339-5000. You can also take the bus from the port authority bus terminal.
For the foodies who love burgers and pizza a must see would be Kuhl’s tavern, a local, family owned restaurant at 53 Prospect Ave, Bayonne. Pecorino Restaurant is a great option for some authentic Italian tavern-like bar is also a must along 552 Broadway, Bayonne.
If you are on the other hand looking for some overnight accommodations close to the Port of Cape Liberty, drop by Hyatt Regency Jersey City located on Jersey City’s Harbor side Financial Center pier, the site is overlooking the New York Harbor, facing the famous Wall Street.
Historical Hot Spots
One of the most visited tourist spots near the Port of Cape Liberty is the Statue of Liberty. The Statue of Liberty was intended as a gift of international friendship from France to commemorate the declaration of independence in 1876. Another would be Ellis Island which has been the gateway of 12 million immigrants from 1892 to 1954 in their search of freedom. Both are historical and should not be missed on while stopping at the Cape Liberty cruise terminal. You might also like to add the Hoboken Historical Museum and Cultural Center and the Chief John T. Brennan Fire Museum to your itinerary during your stop over at the Port of Cape Liberty.