Crisp fall leaves, cool air, bonfires and football games. Don’t you just love fall? Try one of these great Autumn-inspired things-to-do around Union County, NJ this season!
This autumn, bring your family and friends along to bike the East Coast Greenway. There’s no better time than the fall to admire the beauty of Union County (and New Jersey as a whole) while getting active. At 2,900 miles, the East Coast Greenway is one of the longest bike journeys in the United States. It spans Union, Springfield, Cranford and Kenilworth counties. Check out the route here.
Explore Union County Parks
Just because summer is over, doesn’t mean you can’t spend time in the great outdoors anymore. Head to Echo Lake Park (a 16 minute drive from The Park) for an afternoon breathing in the fresh air, walking your dog or journaling. Or, choose to visit another local park like Nomahegan Park (an 11 minute drive from The Park) or Morris County’s Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge (a 31 minute drive from The Park). For those creative souls out there, the autumn is the perfect time for reflection, solitude and nature.
Dive Into Union County History
Fall makes us feel so nostalgic here in Union County. It’s just something in the crisp, cool air. So it’s the perfect time to take a trip to the past and explore Union County’s historic sites. From old farmsteads to museums and cemeteries, there’s so much history within Union County. Check out a map of sites to visit here.