Immerse yourself in the rich history and natural beauty of Union County, New Jersey. From its early days as a haven for Dutch and English settlers seeking easy access by sea, to its present-day blend of charming downtowns, historical sites, world-renowned museums, and convenient highway access, this county offers something for everyone.  

  • Visit a farmers market to stock up on great local produce.  Check out Scotch Plains, Springfield and Summit farmers markets for weekly events. 
  • Or take a stroll in the picturesque downtown areas of Westfield, Summit and Cranford for amazing shopping and fantastic restaurants, and be sure to look out for fairs throughout the year.  Refresh your palette with the popular ice cream treats from “Magic Fountain” in Summit and “Scoops” in Scotch Plains.
  • For those with little scientists at home, come explore at Trailside Nature and Science Center in Watchung Reservation. The center has a discovery room, media center, gift shop, camps, and workshops to offer learning experiences about nature and wildlife.  Or come explore the wonders of the universe at The Kean university Planetarium, home to of the most technologically advanced planetariums in the country.
  • Stay active at many of the parks throughout the county offering sports fields, playgrounds, trails, picnic tables and more.  Watchung Reservation and Rahway River Park are among a vast list of parks in the area.
  • Today, the Union County Performing Arts Center hosts over 200 events annually, such as concerts, plays, dance performances, and movies.
  • Fanwood holds an annual festival in July, Fanwood Fan Jam, and Summit hosts Oktoberfest at the Reeves-Reed Arboretum. But it doesn’t stop there, Union county also sponsors free concerts and movies throughout the summer across the county.
  • For wine lovers, no need to travel abroad, you can head out to Tomasello Winery Tasting Room in Cranford for a taste of wine made from grapes grown at their Hammonton Vineyard.

Here are some of the Most Visited Places in Union County:


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