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George Washington Bridge

179th Street and Riverside Drive, New York City, NY 10033
+1 800-221-9903
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Major bridge over the Hudson River that connects New York and New Jersey.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“new jersey” (48 reviews)
“historic park” (6 reviews)
“walk or bike” (4 reviews)
179th Street and Riverside Drive, New York City, NY 10033
+1 800-221-9903
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were out of towners looking for an easy hike to do and read about this. We parked our car in NJ at the Fort Lee Historic Park and it was just a short scenic hike to the George Washington Bridge. It is free to...More

Thank KS66215
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bridge makes an exciting drive with great views, but you have to be very careful and focused to drive on this and to make your exits. Toll is $15.

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yeah, I know...it's just a bridge, right? But not only is the GW Bridge a majestic structure, it is also GREAT for sightseeing! Make sure you are on the Upper level to see the most. It's great going from New Jersey into New York for...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went over it by mistake when coming i to manhatten and ended up the wrong g side. An expensive mistake. However a great piece of two deck bridge architecture. With great views of in the correctlanes.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Decided to do a road trip from Newark NJ to Boston MA. Wanted to avoid the GW Bridge as we had read it was a nightmare. Also it was Labor Day weekend (Saturday) Our original plan was to go via Tappan Zee Bridge, as you...More

Thank ArryJac
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I used to live around Washington Hights, and this bridge was my favorite spot. I jogged every other morning this majestic bridge and the views are excelent , the wind blowing and watch the river dividing New Jersey with New York. I recommend walk this...More

Thank schrodinger2015
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We were travelling thru New York, from Connecticut to Atlantic City, New Jersey so this was the best option (according to the GPS). I had read all the warnings about long traffic queues but it was even longer than I expected. We must have travelled...More

Thank BigMerk
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Adjoining NY and NJ the oldest hanging bridge having 3 miles length, the credit of which goes to entrepreneurial family members.

3  Thank jojo5222
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I love coming to NYC via the George Washington Bridge. I mean, the tunnels are a novelty, but anyone complaining about traffic chaos on this bridge hasn't been stuck in standstill, no-lane jam headed into the Lincoln Tunnel. One time of that, and this VA...More

Thank Jo H
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Been over the GW bridge many times over the last 45+ years. It never gets old seeing Manhattan skyline! But this bridge needs some attention. Years of neglect are showing it's toll. And they now charge $15!!!

1  Thank Jon M
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17 May 2017|
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Response from marksmail | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Look out for the signs as you approach the bridge and you can use cash 24 hours pre day as I recall. enjoy