During the warmer months, you can enjoy the outdoors at the many playgrounds and parks in Elizabeth. This Jersey city features more than 45 parks offering every activity under the sun like picnicking at Mattano Park or hopping on a paddle boat at Warinanco Park. There’s also Veteran’s Memorial Waterfront Park, which features gorgeous views of the New York City skyline. Read more here about our outdoor offerings.
Elizabeth’s culinary scene is vast with more than 50 countries represented. May we suggest starting your day off at Don Ricky Colombian Bakery before ending your night at El Nacho’s Tequila Cantina. To learn more about our food scene, click here.
Our city doesn’t shut down when the sun sets. If you’re a night owl, we’ve got a handful of bars and nightclubs, like BarCode, The Lobby Sports Bar, and Bamboleo guaranteed to make your nights here as memorable as your days. For more about our city’s nightlife, click here.
Take advantage of Jersey’s tax-free (clothes and shoes) shopping with a trip to The Mills at Jersey Gardens before going to the largest IKEA in the tri-state region (maybe not on the same day). If you prefer buying local, you won’t want to miss The Market at Elizabeth Avenue. Find out more about our shopping experience here.