Summit is a city in Union County, New Jersey, known for it’s culture, diverse community and excellent schooling.
Summit is just about 28 miles from Manhattan in New York, making it great for commuters and those who want to enjoy big-city amenities from time to time. Summit offers more of a small-town feel with 21,828 residents, as of the 2012 U.S. Census. Many residents work in the finance and insurance fields.
Attractions and Activities in Summit
When the weather is nice, spend some time exploring the Reeves-Reed Arboretum that’s open daily from dawn until dusk. As you stroll through you’ll notice beautifully landscaped gardens, which are examples of 20th century landscape architecture known as the Country Place Movement. The Gretchen Keller Azalea and Rock Garden boasts 850 shrubs and 25 trees, and the Susie Graham Reeves Rose Garden features 286 bushes with more than 150 varieties of roses.
On Sundays from May through November from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. your family can visit the Summit Farmers Market to pick up locally grown fruits and vegetables as well as baked goods, fish and produce while you chat with your neighbors and support your community. Farmers and other purveyors from all over New Jersey come to sell their goods including those from Cherry Grove Organic Farm, Green Market Dairy, Hoboken Farms, The Farmers & the Chickpea and Shore Catch.
Moving to Summit
When you’re ready to call this city home, you’ll want to find a Summit moving company to help with your relocation. Allied Van Lines has 500 agents across North America and Canada as well as representatives in 34 countries around the world to help you determine what will best suit your moving needs and help keep stress at a minimum.
Drivers can access Summit via Interstate 78 or U.S. Routes 24 and 124. But if you’d prefer to take advantage of vehicle transportation from Allied you can fly into Newark Liberty International Airport, which is a little less than 12 miles from Summit’s city center.
Do-it-yourself fans can take advantage of the self-pack materials like boxes, dish barrels and stretch wrap to pack up your belongings, and let Allied take care of the rest with fragile-only packing. And with box and furniture inventory, you can rest assured everything will arrive safe and sound, and be sure to use the unpacking and clean-up service.