Fort Lee is Close to NYC & Near Much to do in NJ



The Fort Lee neighborhood is a great one to explore with many places to eat and easy access to transportation. Here you’ll find a large Asian population, which is reflected in many of the eateries and shops. But overall both the city and Fort Lee, New Jersey neighboring areas boast a large amount of diversity not just in people but also in things to do and places to go.

Of course, Manhattan is just minutes away on a quick trip over the George Washington Bridge. Around Fort Lee, NJ you’ll also find many other pleasures that aren’t focused on the hustle and bustle of New York City. Fort Lee neighboring areas includes many parks, places for children to play and areas to enjoy the picturesque outdoors that are hidden away like gems in the urban area. You’ll feel like you’ve stepped away from the city and into a different world.

Around Fort Lee is Overpeck County Park, which includes some 811 acres in Bergen County, New Jersey, which is one of the wealthiest counties in the United States. This park is a true beauty that is kept under wraps. It has lush green views, water and is a stunning place to watch the sun set. It also has a large children’s area with easy parking.

Another place not far from Fort Lee is Highbridge Park, which is in Washington Heights neighborhood between 155th Street and Dyckman Street in far north Manhattan.

Back in New Jersey is also Hackensack Meadowlands Conservation and Wildlife Area in Carlstadt, NJ, and North Hudson Park in North Bergen, NJ. North Hudson Park is popular with locals and visitors, as well. It has a place for dogs along with a path for walking, tennis courts and many other attractions.

 

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