Union Township is located in northeastern New Jersey near the Newark Airport and is home to Kean University. Routes 22 and 78 along with the Garden State Parkway cross through Union Township and residents can access NJ Transit trains to Newark from the Union Station. Renting an apartment in Union NJ, you will live just 17 minutes from New York offering a reasonable commute for many renters.
Once you have found a place and are ready to do some shopping to fill the closets of your Union apartment, head over to Jersey Gardens across the NJ Turnpike. The center is New Jersey's largest outlet mall with over 200 shops, a deluxe food court and children’s play area. There are lots of dining options here, a bunch of hotels and a 20 theater movie cinema.
A few local attractions include taking a tour and stay for tea at the Liberty Hall Museum, home of New Jersey’s first Governor. This Georgian style mansion is a former working farm and estate with over 23 acres of manicured landscape including formal English gardens in the center of an urban area. Kids may enjoy a trip to Monster Mini Golf or a trip to the William Miller Sperry Observatory for an up close look at the stars. Residents can enjoy several annual events such as annual St. Patrick’s Day and Columbus Day Parades. The township maintains numerous recreation facilities that will get kids out of your Union apartment such as 23 playgrounds, 14 tennis courts, and a roller hockey rink. The area is also home to a YMCA and Union Sports Arena, featuring an ice hockey rink.
There are lots of areas where you can rent an apartment in Union NJ. Anywhere along Morris Ave will give you great access to the parkway. You should be able to find many rentals near the University which is also next to the train station. Another good location may be closer to Route 78.
A post office in Union is located at 611 Chestnut Street. The phone number is 908-686-8395.
Average Rent in Union, NJ
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