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Things to do in Secaucus, NJ & New York City

When you stay at the Meadowlands River Inn hotel in Secaucus, NJ, you will be 4 miles from New York City, 12 miles from Newark International Airport and just a few minutes the New Jersey Turnpike. This means that you will be surrounded by things to do in Secaucus, NJ. Ready for some sports action? We're just three miles from the Meadowlands Sports Complex, a facility that houses MetLife Stadium (home of NFL footballs New York Giants and New York Jets), the Izod Center, Meadowlands Racetrack, American Dream Meadowlands and Quest Diagnostics Training Center. Here for a special convention? Meadowlands River Inn is just a short bus ride away to port authority & walk 3 blocks to Javitz Center.

If you're in need of making a college visit or in town to see your favorite student, Meadowlands River Inn is the hotel for you. We're minutes away from popular colleges & universities in Manhattan such as NYU, Columbia College, Fordham NYC Campus, and Julliard.

Despite all of our urban appeal, we're also near a diverse range of nature excursions. If shopping is your goal, there are plenty of shops, boutiques and outlet stores within just minutes of our hotel in Secaucus

Book your room today at the Meadowlands River Inn hotel in Secaucus, NJ. When you arrive, drop by the front desk for advice on how to enjoy all our amazing Secaucus, NJ attractions.

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Secaucus - Meadowlands New Jersey

Entertainment & Attractions

MetLife Stadium - Home of New York Giants and New York Jets NFL teams - 3 MI

hotel near MetLife Stadium - Home of New York Giants and New York JetsUnlike any other NFL facility, MetLife Stadium is home to two NFL franchises, the New York Jets and New York Giants. In addition, MetLife Stadium continues to host world class concerts, college football, International soccer and many other timeless events. Now is your time to enjoy VIP access as we invite you to take a behind the scenes look at our home.

Statue of Liberty National Monument - 9.4 MI

new york city attractions - Statue of Liberty National MonumentThe Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the United States and is a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886, designated as a National Monument in 1924 and restored for her centennial on July 4, 1986.

Ellis Island - 10MI

hotel near Ellis IslandEllis Island, in Upper New York Bay, was the gateway for millions of immigrants to the United States as the nation's busiest immigrant inspection station from 1892 until 1954. The south side of the island, home to the Ellis Island Immigrant Hospital, is closed to the general public and the object of restoration efforts spearheaded by Save Ellis Island. The island has been closed to the public since Hurricane Sandy in October 2012 with re-opening date projected for 2014.

Local Businesses & Corporations

  • American Dream Meadowlands - 3 MI
  • Hartz Mountain Industries, Inc. - 1 MI
  • IZOD Center - 3 MI
  • Liz Claiborne - 5 MI
  • Meadowlands Exposition Center at Harmon Meadow - 2 BLK
  • Meadowlands Convention Center - 1 BLK
  • Meadowlands Exposition Center - 0.1 MI
  • Meadowlands Race Track - 3 MI
  • MetLife - 1 BLK
  • Mill Creek Mall - 1 BLK
  • New York City - 4 MI
  • NYK Lines - 1 MI
  • Quest Diagnostics Training Center - 3 MI
  • Secaucus Outlet Center - 1 MI
  • South Street Seaport - 7 MI
  • United Parcel Service - 2 MI

Dining Nearby

  • Bareli's - 1.7 MI
  • Bone Fish Grill - 0.8 MI
  • Buffalo Wild Wings - 1.3 MI
  • Cheeseburger in Paradise - 0.2 MI
  • Houlihan's - 0.3 MI
  • Olive Garden - 0.7 MI
  • Outback Steakhouse - 100 FT
  • Red Robin - 1.3 MI


  • Home Goods 9.2 MI
  • Kohls 6.1 MI
  • Marshalls 6.7 MI
  • Mill Creek Mall
  • The Mills at Jersey Gardens 14 MI
  • Toys R Us & Babys R Us 6.0 MI

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New York City

Entertainment & Attractions

Times Square and the Theatre District - 4 MI

nj hotel near Times SquareKnown the "Crossroads of the World" and "The Center of the Universe" and traversed by approximately a third of a million people each day, Times Square is a major commercial intersection and neighborhood in Midtown Manhattan, New York City at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue. Now converted into a pedestrian plaza it stretches from West 42nd to West 47th Streets and is the brightly illuminated hub of the Broadway Theatre District and a major center of the world's entertainment industry. Ask our friendly front desk team about the easiest ways to access the exciting Times Square and Theatre District located just 4 miles from the Meadowlands River Inn.

9/11 Memorial Center - 8.9 MI

secaucus hotel near September 11 MemorialHonoring the lives of those who were lost is at the heart of our mission. Occupying eight of the 16 acres at the World Trade Center, the Memorial is a tribute to the past and a place of hope for the future. The National September 11 Memorial Museum will serve as the country's principle institution for examining the implications of the events of 9/11, documenting the impact of those events and exploring the continuing significance of September 11, 2001.

Grand Central Terminal - 6.6 MI

west new york hotel near Grand Central TerminalThe most famous terminal in the nation and described as "the world's loveliest station". Filled with secrets, architectural icons, and intriguing history, the terminal is "the world's number six most visited tourist attraction according to Travel + Leisure magazine, bringing in approximately 21,600,000 visitors annually.

Points Of Interest

  • 30 Rockefeller Plaza - NBC Studio - 6.8 MI
  • American Museum of Natural History - 7.4 MI
  • Brooklyn Bridge - 9.7 MI
  • Central Park - 8 MI
  • Chinatown - 8.6 MI
  • Chrysler Building - 6.6 MI
  • City Sightseeing Cruises - 5.3 MI
  • Empire State Building Observation Deck - 5.8 MI
  • Empire State Building - 6 MI
  • Guggenheim Museum - 10 MI
  • Little Italy - 8.6 MI
  • Madison Square Garden - HOme of New York Knicks and New York Rangers - 5.9 MI
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art - 8.4 MI
  • Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) - 7 MI
  • Wall Street - 9.8 MI
  • Yankee Stadium - 15 MI

NY Waterway Taxi

NY Waterway TaxiAn 8 minute ferry ride from NY Waterway at Port Imperial Ferry Terminal is all you need to access Manhattan! They provide free concierge planning so you can customize your time in NYC. Their Your Key To The City packages include a 28% discount on ferry transportation and up to 56% off major attractions and Broadway shows. Discounted parking is also included. In addition, for your convenience they provide an absolutely free connecting multi-route Manhattan shuttle service.
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