Parks, recreation, museums, historic sites, shopping, entertainment and more Ð that's what you'll be close to when you rent a Jersey City apartment.
As of 2009, the average one-way driving commute in Jersey City is 37 minutes, and you can take mass transit to just about anywhere in the city, as well as to other nearby cities, including New York City's Penn Station. Therefore, any Jersey City apartment will be within an hour of just about anything you would want to do for work or in your spare time.
One of the largest public parks close to apartments in Jersey City is Liberty State Park. Spend a Saturday or Sunday in the park biking, hiking, flying kites, fishing, picnicking, playing Frisbee and more. Or, take to the water on the Hudson River for boating, water-skiing, sailing and swimming.
You'll probably have family or friends come to see you in your new Jersey City apartment. When they do, you can visit the Jersey City Museum, the Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum or one of the many historic buildings in the area with them. You can also take them on a ferry ride to tour Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, which every American should see at least once in his or her lifetime.
Shopping is conveniently located to Jersey City apartments as well. You can find national chain stores in the two malls in Jersey City: the Newport Centre Mall and the Hudson Mall. If browsing local shops is more your speed, stroll through the downtown and Journal Square. Keep in mind that you'll pay a reduced rate when you purchase items at one of the many shopping centers included in the city's Urban Enterprise Zone.
With so much to do and see in and around Jersey City, you might want to move quickly. Find a variety of available apartments in ApartmentGuide.com today.
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