Visiting Liberty State Park and The Liberty Science Center

Located in northern New Jersey, Liberty State Park is a great area to visit during any family vacation. It is one of the state’s most breathtaking parks with a view of the Manhattan skyline, Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island in the background. It is also home to the historic Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal, as well as the Liberty Science Center.

The Liberty Science Center 

The Liberty Science Center brings science to life in all of its seven museum exhibition halls, 3D theater, IMAX Theater, and the tornado and hurricane wind simulators. You can enjoy the 300,000 square feet of fun with the whole family. Don’t worry about finding a spot to park; there is plenty of parking available for your rental car.

Liberty State Park NJ 

Liberty State Park offers many activities for those wanting to enjoy the day at the park. For example, you can go walking, jogging, biking, or even roller blading. Many pack their binoculars in their bag for a chance to spot many species of birds in the area. Boating, kayaking, and even fishing can be found here too.

Along with fishing at Liberty State Park, you can also try your hand at crabbing. Common species of fish and crabs you may find include bluefish, shad, striped bass, and blue claw crabs. For more information be sure to contact the park office. 

Kayak Tours In Liberty State Park

Kayak tours leave from the canoe/kayak launch, found at the south side of Liberty State Park. Trips normally leave around 10:00 in the morning and get back around noon. You’ll be given safety and paddle instructions before departing.

The kayak trip is for those 16 and older. An adult must accompany children under 18. We hope you make time on your New Jersey trip for a kayak tour at Liberty State Park. These trips fill up quickly, so be sure to reserve your spot ahead of time.

If you are heading to upstate New Jersey in a rental car, be sure to stop by Liberty State Park and the Liberty Science Center. When traveling through the state, make sure you call Value Van & Car Rental and ask them about their intermediate rental cars. With over 25 years of experience, Value Van & Car Rental prides itself on operating with a high level of excellence. Contact us at (908) 851-9595 to make a reservation today.