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Things to Do in New Jersey and New York City

Attraction Description Location & Contact Information
NEW JERSEY

MONTCLAIR ARTS COUNCIL

Supporting artists, cultural organizations, and encouraging economic development through the arts.

205 Claremont Ave.
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 746-2461

VAN VLECK HOUSE AND GARDENS

An up-close and personal look at some of our community’s most awe-inspiring private gardens.

21 Van Vleck Street,
Montclair New Jersey 07042
(973)744-4752

PRESBY IRIS GARDENS

This living museum offers a spectacular display of thousands of iris varieties.

474 Upper Mountain Ave. Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
(973) 783-5974

YOGI BERRA STADIUM 

A baseball stadium right in the center of the Montclair University of the public icon, Yankees catcher, Yogi Berra.

Little Falls, New Jersey 07424
(973) 746-7434

TRUMPETS JAZZ CLUB/RESTAURANT

Nearby jazz club and restaurant.
www.trumpetsjazz.com

6 Depot Square
Montclair, NJ 07042-4018
(973) 744-2600

SHANGHAI JAZZ RESTAURANT AND BAR

Live music six nights per week. Gourmet Asian cuisine.
http://www.shanghaijazz.com

24 Main Street
Madison, NJ 07940-1818
(973) 822-2899

HIGHLAWN PAVILION

For a special dinner.
(View of NYC Skyline if not too cloudy or hazy)

Eagle Rock Reservation
Call for reservations,
(973) 731-3463

LIBERTY SCIENCE CENTER

Exhibits, public programs and digital 3-D theater.
www.lsc.org

222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ 07305
(201) 200-1000

NEW JERSEY SHORE

Spring Lake: Two miles of uncluttered beach, longest non-commercial boardwalk in New Jersey. Shopping and dining in town.
Ocean Grove:  A "dry” town, beautiful Victorian homes, pretty town, nice beaches.
Point Pleasant: True “Jersey Shore” town - more crowded, arcades, boardwalk, bars on the beach, etc.

Garden State Parkway South

ATLANTIC CITY

Boardwalk, beach, casinos, shopping, concerts.
www.acetrain.com

Drive 2.5 hours South on the GSP or take the train from NYC

SIX FLAGS, GREAT ADVENTURE

Theme park, wild safari, concerts

1 Six Flags Boulevard
Jackson, NJ 08527-5369
(732) 928-1821

NEW YORK

THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

One of the great art museums.  So much to see!

http://www.metmuseum.org/visit

1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd St.
New York, NY 10028-0198
(212) 570-3828

SOUTH STREET SEAPORT

Picturesque, museum, dining, shopping.  Clipper City, sailing tours (90 minutes) of the sights of New York City.
http://www.southstreetseaport.com

Fulton and South Streets, Pier 17
New York, NY 10038
(212) SEA-PORT

DEL FRISCO’S STEAK HOUSE

Steak house and martini bar.

http://www.delfriscos.com

1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
(212) 575-5129

NATIONAL COMEDY THEATRE

Interactive, improvisational comedy.
Family friendly (truly).

347 West 36th Street
Train from Montclair to Penn Station, NY
(212) 629-5202

HARD ROCK CAFÉ, NYC

Restaurant and souvenir store. Rock and roll memorabilia.
www.hardrock.com

1501 Broadway
New York, New York.  10036
(212) 343-3355

DAVE AND BUSTERS

Restaurant and games. Family friendly.
www.daveandbusters.com

234 West 42nd Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10036
(646) 783-3859

THE INTREPID

Sea, Air and Space Museum.

www.interpidmuseum.org

Pier 68, West 46th Street and 12th Avenue
New York, NY 10036-4103
(877) 957-7447