Neighborhood Spotlight: Hoboken, NJ

Don’t be fooled by Hoboken’s mile-square size. The small city packs a lot of history into its brownstones and is filled with trendy restaurants, hip bars, and funky shops. The vibrant town is walkable, unique, and has amazing views of New York City because of its strategic location on the banks of the Hudson River. Freedom Moving neighborhood spotlight of Hoboken, NJ gives you the ins and outs of our home town.


Parks in Hoboken:

Although Hoboken is small, the list of activities and things to see/do are endless. The Hoboken Waterfront Walkway and Pier A Park are great places to go on a sunny day with friends or family. Plus, both locations offer incredible views of Manhattan. Pier A Park has an awesome playground that is unique for children of all ages and The Waterfront Walkway is the perfect place to go for a stroll or bike ride. Don’t forget to bring a camera because you’re sure to snap some amazing photos!


Museums in Hoboken:

The Hoboken Historical Museum is a great place to visit while you’re in town. The museum displays artifacts in themed exhibitions on Hoboken history and offers educational programs, lectures, tours and hosts films and plays. The museum is open 6 days a week and has a $4 admission fee for adults, but is free for children and members.


Restaurants in Hoboken

  • Otto Strada: Italian cooking at its finest! Simple foods are made with high-quality ingredients by chefs using the recipes their nonnas made from scratch at home. Plus, it is BYOB!
  • Arthur’s: This family restaurant prides itself in being a Hoboken landmark serving great food at a great price. Go hungry because Arthur’s is notorious for their “enormous steaks” and “monstrous burgers.”
  • Fiore’s Deli: Don’t just take it from us – ratings on Trip Advisor confirm this local deli is worth the trip! If you’re looking for the best roast beef & mozzarella, Fiore’s is the place to be.
  • Carlo’s Bakery: This famous bakery is a must-try. Home of the Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro, Carlo’s has some of the best cakes, cookies, and cannolis you will ever eat.


Transportation in Hoboken:

You won’t need a car to get around in Hoboken once you arrive since everything is in walking distance.

Here are ways to get to the small city:


By Subway: The Port Authority Trans Hudson (PATH) subway offers convenient connections to lower Manhattan, Midtown, Jersey City and Newark. The PATH runs 24 hours a day.


By Train: Multiple New Jersey Transit commuter rail lines go to Hoboken Terminal: Main/Bergen-Port Jervis Line, Montclair-Boonton Line, Morristown Line, North Jersey Coast Line (limited service), Pascack Valley Line, Gladstone Branch, Raritan Valley Line (limited service). Service via other NJ Transit and Amtrak trains is available by transferring at Pennsylvania Station in Newark or New York Penn Station to the PATH.


By Ferry: NY Waterway ferry service from Manhattan is available to Hoboken Terminal and 14th Street. Service to Hoboken Terminal is available from the World Financial Center and Wall Street, Pier 11. Service to 14th Street in Hoboken is available from West 39th Street and the World Financial Center.


Ready to move to Hoboken?

As Hoboken continues to emerge as a top neighborhood in NJ, more people will take notice! Make your move to Hoboken and experience what this exciting neighborhood has to offer. Moving can be a very stressful experience, but it doesn’t have to be! Freedom Moving & Storage has highly trained moving consultants with expertise in local, international, and commercial moving who will make your move as enjoyable as possible. Contact us today at 855.343.4700 for your free quote.