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10 Days of Adventure at NJCU

Amanda Nguyen

Amanda Nguyen

22 Nov 2023

Embark on a thrilling 10-day journey to New Jersey City University and discover the hidden gems of NJ. From mouthwatering delicacies to exhilarating attractions, this itinerary is packed with excitement for solo travelers.

Trip to New Jersey City University

Day 1Italian Delights and Urban Parks
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$164

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$ 20

New York Hilton Midtown

Depart from your stay 🏨

39 - 47 min

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Annabella's Salumeria E Groceria Italiana
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$38
6 - 8 min

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Meadowlands Sports Complex
3-venue sports complex home to Giants, Jets, concerts & horse racing.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Free
25 - 30 min

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Pershing Field Park
Park offering many amenities, including an ice rink, pool, playground & fields & courts for sports.
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Free
5 - 8 min

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Renatos
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
$72
10 - 15 min

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Corto
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$54
Day 2Delis, Dreams, and Cuban Rhythms
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$291

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$ 25

New York Hilton Midtown

Depart from your stay 🏨

33 - 40 min

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Natoli's Deli
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$46
8 - 10 min

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American Dream
Large indoor complex with shopping & dining options, plus a theme park, a water park & a ski slope.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$125
14 - 17 min

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Rumba Cubana
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$56
9 - 11 min

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La Sorrentina
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
$64
Day 3Diners, Theme Parks, and Cuban Cuisine
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$312

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$ 25

New York Hilton Midtown

Depart from your stay 🏨

37 - 45 min

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Colonial Diner
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$42
15 - 18 min

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Nickelodeon Universe Theme Park
Indoor park with coasters & character-themed rides, plus casual eats & attractions for toddlers.
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$150
29 - 35 min

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La Sorrentina
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
$64
6 - 8 min

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Rumba Cubana - Guttenberg
An authentic Cuban restaurant in North New Jersey with an unique setting, providing the best dining experience. Music room, virgin cocktails, coffee bar, special events, private parties, catering.
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$56
Day 4Pancakes, Snow, and Deli Delights
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$260

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$ 20

New York Hilton Midtown

Depart from your stay 🏨

39 - 47 min

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Rutherford Pancake House
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$44
10 - 12 min

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Big SNOW American Dream
Skiing & snowboarding at a large indoor park with year-round powder, plus lessons & bunny slopes.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$100
29 - 35 min

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Sinatra Park
This waterfront park offers a kayak launch, soccer field, an amphitheater & views of Manhattan.
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Free
8 - 12 min

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Vito's Delicatessen
Vito’s Italian Deli in Hoboken, NJ is your classic Italian deli offering sandwiches, salads, imported groceries & housemade mozzarella!
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$58
11 - 16 min

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Fiore House of Quality Dairy
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
$58
Day 5Stack House, Medieval Feasts, and Dairy Delights
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$323

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$ 25

New York Hilton Midtown

Depart from your stay 🏨

44 - 53 min

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Stack Pancake & Steak House
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$50
10 - 12 min

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Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
Jousting, horsemanship & falconry plus a 4-course, utensil-free meal served in a castle-like space.
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
$163
29 - 35 min

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Pier C Park
This park with scenic views of NYC features a fishing pier, playground, water play area & promenade.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Free
12 - 17 min

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Fiore House of Quality Dairy
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
$58
25 - 30 min

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Barbuto
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
$52
Day 6Island Flavors and Riverside Strolls
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$142

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$ 20

New York Hilton Midtown

Depart from your stay 🏨

33 - 40 min

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La Isla
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$36
4 - 6 min

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Hoboken Waterfront
Views across the New York City skyline from a riverside promenade with bars, cafes & restaurants.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Free
4 - 6 min

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Hudson River Waterfront Walkway
Long, paved riverside cycling & walking path offering dramatic views of the Manhattan skyline.
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Free
26 - 32 min

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Barbuto
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
$52
29 - 35 min

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Corto
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$54
Day 7Gourmet Brunch, Parks Galore, and Rice Ball Delights
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$170

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$ 25

New York Hilton Midtown

Depart from your stay 🏨

31 - 38 min

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Directions

Anthony David's
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$42
10 - 15 min

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Pier 13 Hoboken
Seasonal open-air waterfront beer garden featuring food trucks, water sports & entertainment.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Free
17 - 21 min

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Newport Green Park
This landscaped waterfront refuge on 4 acres includes a sandy beach, play area & special events.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Free
12 - 15 min

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J Owen Grundy Park
Riverfront pier facing the NYC skyline features game tables & a pavilion with festivals & shows.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Free
9 - 14 min

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Sam A.M.
Breakfast Spot, Coffee house
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$62
15 - 22 min

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Empty Sky Memorial
Steel walls pointing towards Ground Zero, inscribed with the names of New Jersey's 9/11 victims.
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Free
10 - 12 min

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Koro Koro Rice Ball Cafe
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
$66
Day 8Diner Classics, Parks, and Pizza Pleasures
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$188

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$ 30

New York Hilton Midtown

Depart from your stay 🏨

45 - 54 min

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Tops Diner
Tops Diner in East Newark, NJ serves up some of the freshest homemade American cuisine. Come on in to Tops Diner for a quality meal!
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$50
6 - 8 min

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West Hudson Park
County facility on 46 acres with various sports facilities, a water park, paths & a fishing lake.
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Free
25 - 30 min

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Stephen R. Gregg Park
This bayfront park has many recreational amenities, including sports facilities & a playground.
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Free
15 - 18 min

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Brother's Pizzeria
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$72
20 - 24 min

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Koro Koro Rice Ball Cafe
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
$66
Day 9Deli Legends, Park Escapes, and Scenic Wonders
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$164

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$ 25

New York Hilton Midtown

Depart from your stay 🏨

50 - 60 min

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Hobby's Delicatessen & Restaurant
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$40
14 - 17 min

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Branch Brook Park
Scenic, 360-acre park featuring cherry trees, lakes & bridges plus bicycling & other activities.
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Free
43 - 52 min

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Liberty State Park
Waterfront views of Manhattan, Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island, plus miles of tree-lined walkways.
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Free
10 - 12 min

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Razza
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
$62
9 - 14 min

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Sam A.M.
Breakfast Spot, Coffee house
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$62
Day 10Exquisite Dining, Science Marvels, and Nautical Bliss
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$247

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$ 30

New York Hilton Midtown

Depart from your stay 🏨

42 - 51 min

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Dolma
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$48
12 - 15 min

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Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal
Romanesque-style riverside ferry & train terminal from 1889, with exhibits on transport history.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Free
9 - 11 min

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Liberty Science Center
4 floors & 12 galleries with interactive science exhibits, a planetarium & a 3D theater.
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
$63
8 - 10 min

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Koro Koro Rice Ball Cafe
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
$66
22 - 27 min

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Grand Banks
Grand Banks is an award-winning oyster bar aboard a historic wooden schooner. *** Returning to TriBeCa mid April ***
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$70

Budget breakdown: $2505 In total

Activities & Food:$2260
Transport:$245