Directions to the Waterfront Conference Floating Follow-up

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The 2011 Waterfront Conference Floating Follow-Up is taking place on board Entertainment Cruises’ Spirit of New Jersey, which will be docked until 12:45pm at the north side of Pier 61, Chelsea Piers. Pier 61 is on the north end of the Chelsea Piers complex, and can be accessed on foot by going around the building on the north end (at approx. the end of 22nd/23rd St) and walking south along the waterfront, or by entering through the Pier 61 entrance across from 21st St.

Additionally, there will be an option to embark or disembark during the planned stop at Lincoln Harbor (Weehawken); see below for details)


 

Directions to the Spirit of New Jersey, departing from Pier 61 at Chelsea Piers:

 


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By public transportation: The M23 bus crosses Manhattan on West 23rd Street and stops directly in front of the Northern entrance to Chelsea Piers. It connects with all of Manhattan's north-south bus routes and subway lines, including:

  • N, R- at Fifth Avenue
  • F, PATH- at Sixth Avenue
  • 1, 9- at Seventh Avenue
  • C, E- at Eighth Avenue

 

By car:

  • From Upstate NY, Connecticut and Bronx: Henry Hudson Parkway (West Side Highway): Follow South to West 23rd Street. Just past the light at 23rd Street, bear right into the entrance of Chelsea Piers FDR Drive: Follow South to East 23rd Street Exit. Follow 23rd Street West to the Hudson River. Make a right turn onto 11th Avenue and then make a left onto 24th Street. At the light, make a left onto West Side Highway and bear right into the entrance of Chelsea Piers
  • From Long Island and Queens: Queens Midtown Tunnel, 59th Street Bridge (Queensboro Bridge): Continue South to 23rd Street. At 23rd Street, turn right and follow 23rd Street West to the Hudson River. Make a right turn onto 11th Avenue, then make a left onto 24th Street. At the light, make a left onto West Side Highway and bear right into the entrance of Chelsea Piers
  • From Lower Manhattan, Brooklyn and Staten Island: Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge: Follow FDR Drive North to East 23rd Street exit. Follow 23rd Street West to the Hudson River. Make a right turn onto 11th Avenue and then make a left onto 24th Streer. At the light, make a left onot West Side Highway and bear right into the entrance of Chelsea Piers Brooklyn Battery Tunnel: Follow signs to West Street (West Side Highway). Continue North to the 21st Street exit, bear right onto 11th Avenue, then make a left onto 24th Street. At the light, make a left onto West Side Highway and bear right into the entrance of Chelsea Piers
  • From New Jersey: Lincoln Tunnel & George Washington Bridge: Follow signs for West Side Highway (Henry Hudson Parkway) South to West 23rd Street. Just past the light at 23rd Street, bear right into the entrance of Chelsea Piers Holland Tunnel: Follow Signs for West Street North(West Side Highway). Continue North to the 21st Street exit, bear right onto 11th Avenue, then make a left onto 24th Street. At the light, make a left onto West Side Highway and bear right into the entrance of Chelsea Piers

 

Parking info:

  • Ample parking is available at Chelsea Piers. Cars enter Chelsea Piers from the West Side Highway at approximately 23rd Street. There is a "Chelsea Piers Only" access road that must be entered from the southbound lanes of the highway.

 



Lincoln Harbor Transit Information


NY Waterways' Lincoln Harbor is located at 1500 Harbor Boulevard. For attendees returning to Weehawken after the conference, NY Waterways has service back to Lincoln Harbor from their Midtown/W.39th St Terminal, please click here for a listing of departure times. By rail: Lincoln Harbor is served by New Jersey Transit's Light Rail, along the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail line. The Light Rail line is easily accessible from Hoboken station. By ferry: Lincoln Harbor is served by New York Waterways' Lincoln Harbor / Weehawken - Midtown / W. 39th St. line. By car:

  • Directions from Points South New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 16E or 16W. Take route 3 East to Route 495 East (following signs for the Lincoln Tunnel). Take the Weehawken / Hoboken exit which is the last exit in NJ. Follow the ramp down (staying right) to the end of the street / second light. Make a right onto Boulevard East. Turn left at the first light onto Baldwin Ave. Cross the railroad tracks and bear right onto Harbor Boulevard. Spirit Cruises is docked on the left immediately after The Chart House Restaurant at Lincoln Harbor. Follow signs for retail parking.
  • From Points North Take the NJ Turnpike Eastern Spur to Exit 17E. Take Route 3 East to Route 495 East (following signs for the Lincoln Tunnel). Take the Weehawken / Hoboken exit which is the last exit in NJ. Follow the ramp down (staying right) to the end of the street / second light. Make a right onto Boulevard East. Turn left at the first light onto Baldwin Ave. Cross the railroad tracks and bear right onto Harbor Boulevard. Spirit Cruises is docked on the left immediately after The Chart House Restaurant at Lincoln Harbor. Follow signs for retail parking.
  • From Lincoln Tunnel When entering the tunnel in New York, take the furthest entrance to your right. Immediately after exiting the tunnel, stay in the extreme right hand lane and take the first exit (Hoboken). Go to the first traffic light (19th Street) and make a left at the Exxon station. Go straight through the next traffic light on 19th Street into the Lincoln Harbor complex. Follow the road along the river, which will be on your right, to the three story, blue and white, rectangular building on the right. The marina will be right before the building.
  • From Holland Tunnel/Hoboken area After exiting Holland Tunnel, go straight-following signs for NJ Turnpike North. Take Route 3 East to Route 495 East (following signs for the Lincoln Tunnel). Take the Weehawken / Hoboken exit which is the last exit in NJ. Follow the ramp down (staying right) to the end of the street / second light. Make a right onto Boulevard East. Turn left at the first light onto Baldwin Ave. Cross the railroad tracks and bear right onto Harbor Boulevard. Spirit Cruises is docked on the left immediately after The Chart House Restaurant at Lincoln Harbor. Follow signs for retail parking.
  • From Garden State Parkway Southbound take Exit 153 or Northbound take Exit 153A. Take Route 3 East over Hackensack River Bridge. Take Route 3 East to Route 495 East (following signs for the Lincoln Tunnel). Take the Weehawken / Hoboken exit which is the last exit in NJ.. Follow the ramp down (staying right) to the end of the street / second light. Make a right onto Boulevard East. Turn left at the first light onto Baldwin Ave. Cross the railroad tracks and bear right onto Harbor Boulevard. Spirit Cruises is docked on the left immediately after The Chart House Restaurant at Lincoln Harbor. Follow signs for retail parking.
  • From Jersey City/North Bergen Area JFK Blvd. to 495 East. Take Route 3 East to Route 495 East (following signs for the Lincoln Tunnel). Take the Weehawken / Hoboken exit which is the last exit in NJ.. Follow the ramp down (staying right) to the end of the street / second light. Make a right onto Boulevard East. Turn left at the first light onto Baldwin Ave. Cross the railroad tracks and bear right onto Harbor Boulevard. Spirit Cruises is docked on the left immediately after The Chart House Restaurant at Lincoln Harbor. Follow signs for retail parking.
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