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Things To Do in Ridgewood

September 25, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Written by Ebergen Country Homes

Ridgewood is one of the favorite weekend getaways from New York. It’s located in Bergen country and it is just less than an hour ride from Manhattan. Alternatively you can get there with via train from Penn station to New Jersey, then change trains from Secaucus that heads to Ridgewood.

There are several things you can do at Ridgewood over the weekend or even for a longer trip. For families and kids, you can spend summer days at Graydon pool. For a minimum fee or membership, you can take your kids swimming in this huge outdoor “plake”. The Graydon has been with Ridgewood residents for almost three decades now ever since it was opened in 1985.

For those who love exploring historical buildings and sites, you can start by visiting the memorial at Van Neste Square. You can find a plaque near the monument that has the names of Ridgewood citizens that have died in war. The village also has several historical houses that date back in the colonial times. Among them are the Ackerman Houses in Doremus and Lincoln Avenue, where one of them was built in 1811.

For outdoor lovers, you can take a stroll by the Saddle river or cycle round the Ridgewood Duck pond. There’s also a dog park where you can take you pet to make new friends from the neighborhood.

If you’re looking for Ridgewood homes for sale, you can inquire from several of the prime realtors in the area. Al Donohue, a Ridgewood realtor, can show you several houses and apartments for sale. There are several reasons why Ridgewood NJ real estate is in demand. One of them, is that despite the proximity to Manhattan and other modern cities, the town is able to maintain its suburban charm and personality. Another factor is that it’s rated as one of the safes places to live in New Jersey. Crime ratings in the town are very low in Ridgemond.

Ebergen County Homes specializes in houses and apartments for sale in Ridgewoord, New Jersey. Visit the website for featured homes and properties.

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