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Fort Lee is a city in Bergen County.

Understand

Fort lee is conveniently located between the Paramus, NJ retail corridor, and the world renowned and legendary, New York City. This town is comprised of a strong residential community of fort lee natives, but has a strong sense of cultural diversity within the town. This culture is most strongly seen through the vast variety of international restaurants, and small business, which help make fort lee so diverse, but there is a strong Korean presence that can be seen in retail and dining storefronts. Fort lee is a small town but is piled high with apartment buildings. Because fort lee is situation on the Hudson River bank, there are breathtaking views from almost any window facing the river. The New York City skyline, and 4th of July fireworks are incomparable to many sights. Fort lee, as built up commercially and residentially as it is houses many playing fields and recreational parks as well as bike and running trails. It is the perfect combination of city meets suburb. Fort Lee is known for its apartment buildings and co-op complexes. These types of habitations are desirable for families with or without children, as well as the elderly because of the extensive amenities. Many buildings offer garage parking, elevators, storage units, pool and spa access, park grounds, and ample security. One of the largest perks of this town is the walking access to many restaurants, convenience stores and mass transit vehicles.


Get in

Fort Lee is located in Bergen County, NJ and is bordered by Edgewater, Englewood Cliffs, Cliffside Park and Leonia. If coming from New York City, via I-95 or the Palisades Parkway, within NJ roadways there are several exits, which merge from Routes 4, 80, 17 and the NJ Turnpike. Fort Lee can also be accessed by boat or ferry from New York City via Edgewater and Weehawken docks. The nearest airports to Fort Lee are Newark, LaGuardia, Teterboro, JFK and Westchester.

Get around

Most people chose cars, but if headed to a central area, such as Main Street, it is best to drive there, and park in a municipal parking lot, and walk around from there. Since so much of the town’s retail area is clustered in 3 or 4 block radius, it would be beneficial to walk around, but might also be dangerous given the high traffic intersections. If walking use caution, and if parking, make sure to feed the meter with plenty of pocket change; the meter maids take their job very seriously. Since fort lee is situated in such a convenient area for those commuting to and from the city, there is often high traffic and congestion on the roads. If you are planning on being somewhere at a certain time, one might suggest leaving a good 10 to 15 minutes to escape local traffic before hitting any major roadways.

See

Fort lee is a small town but is piled high with apartment buildings. Because fort lee is situation on the Hudson River bank, there are breathtaking views from almost any window facing the river. The New York City skyline, and 4th of July fireworks are incomparable to many sights. Fort lee, as built up commercially and residentially as it is houses many playing fields and recreational parks as well as bike and running trails. It is the perfect combination of city meets suburb. Fort Lee is known for its apartment buildings and co-op complexes. These types of habitations are desirable for families with or without children, as well as the elderly because of the extensive amenities. Many buildings offer garage parking, elevators, storage units, pool and spa access, park grounds, and ample security. One of the largest perks of this town is the walking access to many restaurants, convenience stores and mass transit vehicles.

Do

There is an abundance of supermarkets, one the most famous and unique being Caffasso’s Fairway Market. There are also a plethora of nail salons, frozen yogurt shops, coffee shops and gas stations.

Buy

Main Street is the primary retail section of fort lee, and features stores such as Borders, Liquor Stores, Metropolitan Plant Exchange, and you can find a deli or drug store on every corner. There are tons of specialty boutiques, and gourmet catering, as well as clothing and sporting good retailers.

Eat

Within Fort Lee, the main attraction would be its collection of ZAGAT rated restaurants. Despite a strong Korean demographic, Fort Lee offers international cuisine and is famous for their pizzerias, deli’s and 24-hour diners. InNapolli JD's Steak Pit Sally Ling's Baggio's Pizza King Restaurant It's Greek to Me Linwood Pizza Cafe La Meson The Big Red Tomato Pomodoro

Drink

There are many bars within restaurants, and almost every restaurant has a liquor licese, or is BYOB.

Sleep

Double Tree, Rt. 4 E

Contact

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