Union, New Jersey: A Commuter’s Dream



Mall at Short Hills entrance
Union train station platform
child at zoo with animal
Front of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Galloping Hill Golf Course entrance

At a Glance

Centrally located between New York City and the Jersey Shore, Union, New Jersey is a commuter’s dream.

Young professionals and downsizers alike want to live somewhere that is convenient to work and play. Luckily, AVE offers luxury and furnished Union apartments so renters have easy access to major area employers and endless shopping, dining, and entertainment. 

Neighborhood Highlights

Union is a historical area that holds a lot of beauty and vibrance. There are many benefits to living in Union:

Local Attractions

There is an abundance of things to do in Union County. Popular area attractions include luxury shopping at the Mall at Short Hills, axe throwing at Bury the Hatchet, and history and culture at the Liberty Hall Museum. Some other fun things to do in Union, N.J. include hiking and interactive nature workshops at the Trailside Nature and Science Center, tours and tastings at Melovino Meadery and Climax Brewery Co., and airplane tours and helicopter rides at Sightseeing Airplane Tours Inc. Some things to do near union, N.J. include interactive learning at Liberty Science Center, indoor gaming at The Funplex, wildlife education at the Turtle Back Zoo and the Staten Island Zoo, hiking and biking at Liberty State Park, culture and history at Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park, and special exhibits at the Newark Museum of Art.

Getting Around

AVE Union is perfectly positioned for a convenient commute to work and play. Union Train Station is footsteps away. Whether you need a train to New York City, a train to Newark, or a train to Jersey City, Union Station provides short rides to all destinations. It also provides direct local service to vibrant downtowns Westfield and Cranford offering dynamic dining and shopping scenes. AVE Union is ideal for frequent flyers – Newark Liberty International Airport is only 10 minutes away! 

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