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Harrison is a town in Hudson County, New Jersey. This article also covers the town of Kearny.

Understand[edit]

Harrison is a small, close-knit town with a lot of local businesses and not many big-named companies.

Get in[edit]

Harrison PATH station

The main road, Harrison Ave, connects the cities of Newark and, with the help of the Newark-Jersey City Turnpike and the NJ Turnpike, Jersey City. I-280 also goes to Harrison for anyone coming from the Poconos in Pennsylvania or I-80. The NJ Turnpike offers 2 exits (15W and 15E) that offer access to Harrison. There's also a PATH Station for those that want to visit New York City or take a flight from the Newark Liberty International Airport

  • 1 Harrison PATH railway station, 913 Frank E Rodgers Blvd S. Harrison (Q5665472) on Wikidata Harrison station (PATH) on Wikipedia

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • 1 West Hudson Park (take exit 15E on the NJ Turnpike to I-280; once you get on I-280, get off at exit 16, then make a right at the traffic light (S 5th St); make another right at the stop sign (Central Ave) then a left at the next block (Davis Ave)), +1 201 217-5482. West Hudson Park (Q49578722) on Wikidata West Hudson, New Jersey on Wikipedia
  • 2 General Philip Kearny Statue, 64 Midland Ave, Kearny (in front of the post office).

Do[edit]

  • 1 Red Bull Arena, 600 Cape May St (Take the PATH Train to Harrison), +1 877 727 6223. Official stadium of the New York Red Bulls Red Bull Arena (New Jersey) on Wikipedia

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

Drink[edit]

  • 1 Hinchy's Bar and Grill, 715 Harrison Avenue.
  • 2 Manor's Bar, 729 Harrison Ave.
  • 3 O'Donelle's Pub, 233 Harrison Ave.

Sleep[edit]

  • 1 Hampton Inn Harrison, 100 Passaic Ave (Take I-280 from West Orange and get off at exit 16 and make a right at the second traffic light. Then stay on the right lane), +1 973 483-1999.

Connect[edit]

Go next[edit]

  • New York City - One of North America's largest cities is only a train ride away. All you need to do is take the PATH's Newark-World Trade Center train all the way to the World Trade Center, and you're within walking distance of the Western Hemisphere's tallest building, a ferry ride to the Statue of Liberty, and the world's largest stock exchange.
    The Rodgers Blvd Bridge, connects Harrison with Newark
  • Newark - Simply cross either the Rodgers Blvd or Harrison Ave. Bridges, and you enter New Jersey's largest city. Known for the Prudential Center and NJPAC, Newark is home to Military Park, which features the Wars of America monument, the Newark Museum, which has a schoolhouse that dates back to 1784, and Hospital University.
  • Jersey City - New Jersey's second largest city, Jersey City is known as one of the most diverse cities in the United States, Jersey City is the home of India Square, the largest Indian population in both Americas, the panoramic Liberty State Park, and the New Jersey City University (NJCU), one of the most affordable colleges in the New York metropolitan area. The easiest way to get here is by taking the Newark-World Trade Center train, from there you can either get off at the Journal Square or Exchange Place stations. The Exchange Place station takes you to the city's waterfront, while the Journal Square stop
Routes through Harrison
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