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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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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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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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Sanford, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 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 44 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 133 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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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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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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Teaneck, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Yeah there's traffic most of the time but then you get to look out over the River-great looking bridge & the recently re-enforced it so your safe going over it as well. Just went over it a week ago going into NY to see the NY Mets play at CitiField. If you live in the area, you can go into... More 

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Address: 179th Street and Riverside Drive, New York City, NY 10033
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City

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