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Top garden recommendations from locals

Park
“Hamilton Park is a neighborhood in Historic Downtown Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, centered on a park with the same name. The Victorian age park is located between Eighth Street and Ninth Street and Hamilton Place on the west and McWilliams Place on the East. Like the Van Vorst Park neighborhood to the south, this quiet park is surrounded by nineteenth century brownstones. The park produces several events throughout the year, some of which include: A Shakespeare in the Park series by the Hudson Shakespeare Company. The professional company produces one Shakespeare or classical show for each summer month. This is paid for by the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association and is free to watch. Movies in the Park, a series of outdoor screening of 4 to 5 movies in the months of June or July thru October, paid for by the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association and is free to watch. Hamilton Park Festival – Takes place usually in early June of each year and is paid for by the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association. Youth Festival – Takes place usually in June Weekly Farmers Market – Takes place every Wednesday, produced by the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association Easter Egg Hunt - Takes place in April”
  • 54 locals recommend
Park
“Historic public square with playgrounds, dog runs & community gardens hosting a farmer's market.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Cultural Center
“If you looking to relax, picnic (although there's a small cafe), and wander through beautiful gardens for free, Snug Harbor is a perfect place.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Garden
“Beautiful garden, 5-10 walk from your stay! Perfect for a picnic or a place to read a book and get some sun! ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Park
“Grab a coffee across the street at Little Canal or Cafe Grumpy and relax on a bench under the trees.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Garden
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“Great spot right next to the train station. Try their cake truffels or bagel bombs! You won't regret it.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“A memorial tribute to loss of lives murdered on 9/11; these people had lived on Staten Island at the time they were killed.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“Farmer's market (google it), Tennis Courts, Basketball or just walking around. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Garden
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“You can explore beautiful and quiet Red Hook neighborhood along Van Brunt Street”
  • 4 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“Path train to New York City. You will need to buy a metro card, which will be charged when you use this train, and again if you switch to the NYC subway system- so load up appropriately! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“Bustling park with playgrounds, splash pad, movie nights, tennis courts, and farmer’s market on Wednesdays ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Mudpark has really good and STRONG coffee and happens to be right by the entrance to the 2nd Ave subway for the F line. Super convenient! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Garden
“St. Luke's was named for the physician evangelist when the city was gripped by a yellow fever epidemic in 1820. Walk behind the church building, and you’ll find an absolutely gorgeous, beautifully landscaped wonderland of flowers, trees, and bushes, with small paths and benches for sitting. It feels like a rural English churchyard. The church's first service was actually held at Newgate prison—the official state prison of New York from 1796 to 1828—which used to stand at Hudson and Christopher Street. There are plaques commemorating Newgate at the Christopher Street/Sheridan Square subway station.”
  • 1 local recommends