The Manhattan Cruise Terminal opened as the New York City Passenger Ship Terminal in the 1930s, when Mayor LaGuardia built long, modern finger piers out into the Hudson along Manhattan's west side. Ships dock in an area commonly referred to as Hell's Kitchen. NYC ranks one the world’s most popular travel destinations because there is something here for everyone. Make sure to have your cameras ready when pulling in an out of port!
Things to Do
Hell’s Kitchen- The cruise terminal is located in this area of town, located near the Broadway theaters and other arts areas. There are an abundance of restaurants to dine at as well as the Intrepid Sea, Air and, Space Museum nearby to explore.
Midtown-Midtown Manhattan is comprised of the central portion of the island, including many neighborhoods like Chelsea, Murray Hill, Gramercy Park and Hell’s Kitchen. It is also home to the central business district, Times Square, Rockefeller Center and Union Square.
Comfort Inn Midtown West Address: 548 W 48th St, New York, NY 10036 Phone: (520) 979-3650 0.3 miles to Dodge Island
Kimpton Ink48 Hotel Address:653 11th Ave, New York, NY 10036 Phone: (212) 757-0088 0.3 miles to Dodge Island
Must see sites around Manhattan: Central Park, Time Square, Rockefeller Center, Wall Street, Broadway, Empire State Building, Battery Park, Brooklyn Bridge, and Museum Of Modern Art.
Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum, Children’s Museum of Manhattan, carousel and zoo in Central Park, and Children’s Museum of the Arts. Plus there is always Dylan’s Candy Bar.
Two professional sports teams play in Manhattan.
Hockey New York Rangers Madison Square Garden: 4 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY 10001
Basketball New York Knicks Madison Square Garden: 4 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY 10001
Port of Manhattan, New York Address: 711 12th Ave New York, NY 10019
All cars enter the Terminal from the north at the intersection of 55th Street and 12th Avenue (State Route 9A).
New Jersey and Points South From the Lincoln Tunnel, turn left onto 42nd Street, right onto 12th Avenue/ West Street. Turn left on 55th street, which is the entrance to the terminal. If coming from the Holland Tunnel, take exit 1 (9A) then follow direction above. George Washington Bridge/Westchester and Points North Go southbound on the Henry Hudson Parkway (Route 9A), exit to the right at 55th Street, which is the entrance to the terminal. Long Island From the Queens-Midtown Tunnel, go west via 34th Street to 12th Avenue. Turn right onto 12th Avenue and continue north on 55th Street, which is the entrance to the terminal. Midtown Manhattan Take 55th Street, and cross 12th Avenue to enter the Terminal.
At the Manhattan Cruise Terminal, parking is located on-site above each pier