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Address: 179th Street and Riverside Drive, New York City, NY 10033
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Activities: Driving, Biking
Description: Major bridge over the Hudson River that connects New York and New Jersey.
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Its the bring that starts off route 80, which connects it to the Bay Bridge in San Francisco. It puts the bridge in "bridge and tunnel crowd"

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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Middletown, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

As if your not busy enough...... the George Washington Bridge gives you a choice of either the upper or lower levels. You'll have to try them both to find your preference as for myself, one seems just as confusing as the next. Taking it slower then most drivers I usually can find my exit with no problems. One of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I took a bus up to Fort Lee and walked across to Washington Heights. The pedestrian pathway is broader than the Brooklyn Bridge and I was able to take my time and enjoy the views.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Its the bring that starts off route 80, which connects it to the Bay Bridge in San Francisco. It puts the bridge in "bridge and tunnel crowd"

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Groton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I started out on my 6 month solo road trip going over this bridge. One of the slowest crawls on my whole trip. 100's of tractor trailers all around me was my experience. The pictures show the fantasy, the reality is a nightmare of snarled traffic.

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Morristown, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

just amazing bridge. Two levels of just a bunch of people driving in and out of this great city. Just not enough view to see the skyline

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Abingdon, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Is there ever a time you can cross this bridge in less than an hour and a half? Maybe at 4 o'clock in the morning. Anyway, there is something about this bridge that is really cool. You've seen it on old TV shows and movies. It is now almost 100 years old. You can walk across it if you are... More 

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Albany, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is the strongest bridge in NY state! It is built into the side of two mountains! It is almost 1 mile long (4,760feet) and is 604 feet above the Hudson River!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a beautiful suspension bridge with two levels for cars and with one level for pedestrians and bikers. If it wasn't so congested with traffic, it would be a five star bridge.

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Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Get on the bridge by walking west on 178th St. The sidewalk slopes downhill after Fort Washington Ave, but then turns onto a narrow ramp with a hairpin turn climbing up to the bridge. It takes 20-25 minutes to walk across. You get distant views of the Manhattan skyline over the Hudson River. Watch out for speeding bicyclists and rollerbladers!... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is one of those really hard to enjoy attractions. The GPS is constantly switching, losing signal, having you switch lanes etc. (assuming your are not from the city like me!). It is worth a bit of preplanning though. I cannot imagine stopping although there must be a place somewhere... We are homeschooler's and last time I passed through I... More 

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