This riverfront county is just miles from downtown Manhattan, the center of the universe to some. Hudson County, in addition to its unparalleled access to New York City, offers beautiful homes, lots of green space, good amenities for families, solid performing schools, and many cultural attractions. Towns like Hoboken and Jersey City even have charming downtown shopping districts, where residents can walk around from the local cafe to pick up some groceries right in the neighborhood.
Many people discount the attractions of New Jersey because of all that New York has to offer. But right in Hudson County you'll find tons to do with the whole family. Be sure to check out the Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum or the Museum of Russian Art. They are both excellent and reflect the multi-cultural heritage of Hudson County. In fact, several towns in the county actually have a higher number of foreign born residents than those born in the US! This ethnic diversity makes for a wonderful community and access to some great cuisines from all over the world. Ellis Island is actually a part of the county. Located on the Hudson River between Hudson County and Manhattan, Ellis Island is a great trip to take with the kids to help them, and you, get more in touch with the immigrant past of our nation.
Hudson County is also full of excellent parks and green spaces. Stretches along the riverfront are currently being developed with picnic areas and biking trails for everyone to enjoy. The views of the skyscrapers of New York are amazing down there at the riverfront. Other great parks in the county include Mercer Park and Hudson County Park. Liberty State Park, the largest park in the county, is just beautiful and offers excellent playgrounds for the kids, pavilions for gatherings of any sort, sports fields, and of course some undisturbed natural forests.
If you work in New York City but are looking for a quieter and safer life for your family, look no further. Hudson County, New Jersey can't be beat when it comes to schools, beautiful houses, condos and access to the city. New development is happening right now to keep up with all of the demand for this great area. New Home Source is here to get you on the way to homeownership in Hudson County today!
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