Elizabeth is a bustling city with both a dynamic urban and charming suburban feel. Conveniently located and bordered by: Linden, Roselle, Roselle Park, Union, Hillside, Bayonne and Staten Island. Getting to New York City is a breeze by car or public transportation. The NJ Transit train is just 15 miles to NYC or take the bus in just over 21 miles. Need to fly? Newark International Airport is just a hop, skip, and jump away.
No matter your mood Elizabeth has you covered for breakfast (Urban Griddle), lunch (Santillo’s Brick Oven Pizza) and dinner (Valenca Restaurant) with hundreds of restaurants at your fingertips. Check out Spirito’s, which made NJ.com’s “35 Greatest Old-School Restaurants.” Feeling like some retail therapy? The Mills at Jersey Gardens can check that box. When you are looking to catch a culture beat grab tickets for a show at the historic Ritz Theater and Performing Arts Center.
Elizabeth was ranked 45 on Popular Science Magazines, “Top 50 Green Cities” in 2008. Scoring notable marks for electricity use, transportation, green living, recycling and green perspective.
Unwind and find shade in one of the 46 parks like Warinanco and Mattano park or bring the kids to their choice of playgrounds, skateparks, or splash pads throughout the city.
Elizabeth is not just well known for its Ikea but its long and rich history as New Jersey’s first capital city. Originally named Elizabethtown and founded in 1664, Elizabeth is a history buff's dream. Monuments, historic sites and museums abound. Grab your walking shoes to explore this almost 14 mile city.
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