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Elizabeth, New Jersey, 07202
1 Bedroom$1,280 - $1,530
2 Bedrooms$1,460 - $1,970
Elizabeth, New Jersey, 07202
Studio/1 Bedroom$875 - $1,150
2 Bedrooms$1,230 - $1,315
Westfield, New Jersey, 07090
1 Bedroom$1,700 - $2,090
2 Bedrooms$1,810 - $2,365
3 Bedrooms$2,636 - $2,996
Springfield, New Jersey, 07081
1 Bedroom$1,387 - $3,250
2 Bedrooms$1,517 - $1,966
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If you are a family and need a spacious apartment in Union there are a variety of choices - among Union's wonderful and sprawling neighborhoods you will find the perfect apartment for you and your family. Need a certain amenity like a fitness center or a lavender blue apartment? Use our search filters to find that perfect place in Union.
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Get into the Union
Union is a township in Union County, New Jersey. This family friendly suburb provides residents with ample outdoor space and easy access to Newark and Manhattan.
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Union Rental Trends
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Outdoors in Union
One of the best things about Union is that even though it's close to the city, it still has oodles of parks, playgrounds, and open spaces. When you want to get some fresh air, it’s easy to find somewhere to go. You can find places to horseback ride, hike, bike, stroll, or play just about any sport you can think of. There are even a number of places to go to spot wildlife. If you’re a lover of the great outdoors, you’ll be happy in Union.
The South Mountain Reservation in Essex County is an awesome place to visit. The reservation has trails, creeks, woods, ponds, a waterfall, and plenty of open space to enjoy. There's even an off leash area for your dog and the Turtleback Zoo for your animal-loving kids. If you like a little structure with your outdoor adventuring, you can play a round of regular or mini golf at South Mountain Reservation. In fact, we hear that you can even go on a mini golf safari. The South Mountain Reservation is an all-around top spot for everyone in the family. It sure is nice to know that it’s practically in your backyard!
For any golf lovers in the family, there are a number of courses in or near Union, including Suburban Golf Club, Galloping Hill Golf Course, Roselle Golf Club, and Baltusrol Golf Club. You’ll certainly have your pick, even if you want to play every day!
A Green Union
Do you have a green thumb? Meet up with other folks who enjoy working the land at the Union Township Garden Club. It’s free to go to a meeting and they serve refreshments so there's really no reason not to try the club out. Who doesn’t like free refreshments? Go talk a little dirt, meet the neighbors, listen to guest speakers, and get inspired to plant some seeds!
Union through the Ages
If you're into local history, you'll want to be sure to visit Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University. The museum is housed in the former home of William Livingston, one of the people who signed the Constitution. Enjoy the beauty of this incredible place as you traipse through time. Go anytime or enjoy one of the special events or afternoon teas. If you're a true history hound, you’ll also want to check out the New Jersey Historical Society in the neighboring city of Newark.
You and Union
Move into a new apartment in Union and enjoy living in this great New Jersey community. With easy access to Newark and Manhattan, what's not to love? Ready for your fun fact? Actor, Ray Liotta was born here. A little inspiration for your first movie night in your new apartment! Hello, Goodfellas.
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Is Union famous for any kind of restaurant or food in particular? What's the local favorite?
Union might be best known for its hot dogs from Galloping Hill Grill, which was featured on the Food Network. A Union institution, Galloping Hill has been making hot dogs and burgers for over 80 years in the same location. As a township with nearly 57,000 residents, however, Union is also home to a plethora of different cuisines, including Thai, Italian, Chinese, and Japanese, among many others. Union also is home to all the typical fast food joints in addition to many pizza parlors.
Are there museums in Union or nearby?
Yes, Union is home to one museum: the Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University. The historic 50-room Victorian-style mansion houses extensive collections of antique furniture, ceramics, textiles, toys, and tools owned by seven generations of Livingston and Kean families. Nearby Newark is home to the Newark Museum, which houses 80 galleries of collections relating to the arts and natural sciences, including American, Asian, African, and Classical. The Montclair Art Museum, located 20 minutes north of Union in Montclair, specializes in American and Native American Art.