Weehawken Ferry to The High Line & Greenway Loop!
dim. 23 septembre à 18:45
Come enjoy this great adventure in "The Big Apple" at two of New Yorks most popular outdoor spots; The High Line and the Greenway walk and bikeway path along our beautiful Hudson River! Come with me by way of the Weehawken Ferry at Port Imperial, 4800 Ave. at Port Imperial Blvd, in Weehawken, NJ an 8 minute ride which is part of the fun or if you';re driving in or taking public transportation meet us at 1:45 in front of the NYWaterway building at Pier 79 where we will exit on West 39th street, by[masked]th Ave.. For the Ferry Buy tickets for the 1:20 Departure (roundtrip) to NYWaterway Bldg.West 39th Street. We will enter the High Line on 34th and exit at the end by Gansevoort St., head down to the Greenway and walk back thru beautiful parks along the Hudson for dinner at the Frying Pan on the Hudson(if available) where their Octoberfest is on!
Dinner back in the county is another option if it doesn't "pan out" no pun intended! The walk will be approximately 3-5 miles at a moderate pace with lots of stops to take in all the beautiful gardens, art and architecture along the way and to experience the High Line! We will be walking on paved paths with one stairway on the High Line. Wear supportive sneakers, walking/ hiking shoes or boots as the pavement can be hard on the feet. Bring sun protection, MANDATORY WATER and snacks. Don't forget the cameras for the many photo ops! Fee for adult ROUNDTRIP ferry ride is $18, Srs 62 and over is $16.50 & parking on Sat. at Port Imperial is $16 for over 4 hours. You can get your ROUNDTRIP Ferry ticket at the ticket window in Port Imperial or on line at http://www.nywaterway.com/PortImperialWeehawkenRoute.aspx Carpooling suggested. WE WILL BE TAKING THE 1:20PM FERRY AND WILL MEET BY THE FRONT OF THE NYWATERWAY BUILDING ON WEST 39TH and[masked]th Ave. at Pier 79 APPROX 1:45. We will be taking the ferry back after dinner and should enjoy a Hudson River sunset!
THE FERRY RUNS EVERY 20 MINUTES ON THE HOUR. PLEASE POST OR LET ME KNOW IF YOU WILL BE TAKING THE WEEHAWKEN FERRY OR MEETING US IN FRONT OF THE NYWATERWAY BLDG. IN NY BRING YOUR PARKING TICKET WITH YOU as you can pay for your parking at the Port Imperial building with a credit card or cash before returning to your car. After paying, TAKE YOUR TICKET WITH YOU you as YOU WILL NEED IT TO EXIT THE GARAGE. PLEASE GIVE YOURSELF PLENTY OF EXTRA TIME FOR PARKING AND TO PURCHASE YOUR FERRY TICKET AT PORT IMPERIAL AND ALWAYS TO FIND A PLACE YOU ARE NOT FAMILIAR WITH. We will try to get some sweeps but It is your responsibility to keep up with the group. You can take an early out at any point, just let us know if you do. INCLEMENT WEATHER CANCELS. ALWAYS CHECK THE DAY OF AN EVENT FOR ANY POSSIBLE CHANGES. FOR DIRECTIONS TO PORT IMPERIAL WEEHAWKEN FERRY & other info go to: www.NYWaterway.com