The Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne, New Jersey was opened in May 2004. The port is located on The Peninsula at Bayonne Harbor. The port is fifteen minutes from Newark Liberty International Airport and seven miles south of Manhattan. It is easily accessible via the New Jersey Turnpike (Exit 14A). Cape Liberty Cruise Port has handled over 320,000 passengers which is the second largest passenger volume among Northeast and Mid-Atlantic coast ports.
The port has wonderful views of the Statue of Liberty, New York Harbor and Manhattan skyline. It has ample parking which is conveniently located.
In 2012, the port is offering year-round cruises to the Eastern and Southern Caribbean. Also from April to October the Cape Liberty Cruise Port offers 5 night, 7 night, 9 night and 10 night cruises to Bermuda and the Caribbean. In September and October there are cruises to Canada and New England; and in December two 7 night Holiday cruises leave for the Bahamas.
Royal Caribbean's Explorer of the Seas, Celebrity Cruises' Summit, Celebrity Cruises' Silhouette and Royal Caribbean's Brilliance of the Seas all have Cape Liberty as their home port.
The Holiday Inn Carteret is easy to find, located just off of exit 12 of the New Jersey Turnpike.
This hotel is only 10 miles from Newark International Airport and 15 miles from the Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne NJ. The Holiday Inn offers free roundtrip shuttle for Newark Airport and Park & Cruise / Fly & Cruise packages through Trinity Reservations that include free roundtrip Cruise port shuttle and long term parking. The Holiday Inn is also less than an hours drive to Midtown Manhattan and the Meadowlands Sports facilities where you can see the NY Jets and NY Giants. If you like to shop the Secaucus Outlet are also a short drive from this hotel.
The Holiday Inn Carteret features a full service restaurant and bar. If you like to work out, you will love the hotels Fitness center. The seasonal outdoor pool opens after Memorial day.