KIDS RIDE FREE ON NY WATERWAY FERRIES FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY WEEKEND,
(INCLUDING YOUR KEY TO THE CITY PACKAGES)
Most Family-Friendly, Easiest Way to Enjoy NYC
Kids under the age of 12 ride free on NY Waterway ferries all weekend between New Jersey and Manhattan from Saturday, January 13 through Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 15. Ferries travel to Midtown and Downtown from Edgewater, Weehawken, Hoboken, Jersey City and Belford/Middletown, making NY Waterway the easiest, most family-friendly way to enjoy the sights and sounds of winter in the Big Apple. At the Midtown / W39th Street ferry terminal, there are free connecting shuttles that take you to and from the major attraction areas throughout the city.
Ferry services and schedules vary during the holiday weekend. Visit nywaterway.com for routes, fares and schedules.
Families can take advantage of “Kids Ride Free” in tandem with NY Waterway’s Your Key To The City™ partner program which offers discounts of up to 56% on top NYC museums, attractions, tours and shows, such as the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, the American Museum of Natural History, Madame Tussauds and many more. Packages include discounted attraction tickets, 28% off round-trip ferry tickets and discounted parking at the Port Imperial Ferry Terminal in Weehawken – with children under 12 riding the ferry for free during Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend. For the complete list of participating attractions and discounts, visit nywaterway.com/MyKey or call 1-800-53-FERRY for concierge booking service.
Ferries allow families to avoid traffic, crowds, delays and expensive Manhattan parking rates. At the beautiful ferry terminal at Port Imperial in Weehawken, knowledgeable customer service people can help customers make their travel purchases and advise them on the best ways to enjoy the city. It takes 8 minutes to cross the Hudson River from Port Imperial to Midtown West 39th Street and takes less than 25 minutes to cross to Lower Manhattan. For complete ferry terminals, routes and schedules, visit nywaterway.com.
NY Waterway’s mobile ticketing app, free and available on any hand-held device, allows customers to purchase tickets instantly, as well as locate in real-time NY Waterway’s free Manhattan buses when they are ready to head home.
The Port Imperial Terminal features an indoor garage offering convenient and affordable parking. At the West 39th Street Midtown Ferry Terminal, free connecting multi-route NY Waterway buses are waiting to take passengers on several routes serving Midtown and Downtown Manhattan. Buses stop right at key destinations such as Times Square, the Empire State Building, Macy’s, Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden, Bryant Park and St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
For more information visit: nywaterway.com .