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Summit is a city in New Jersey. It is located in Union County and is about 20 miles from Manhattan.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

The closest airport is the Newark Liberty International Airport [15]. As this is one of the busiest airports in the country, you should not have any trouble reaching there. It is located in Newark, NJ.

A second nearby airport is John F. Kennedy International Airport [16]. It is located in Queens, NY.

Another nearby airport is LaGuardia Airport [17]. It is located in Flushing, NY.

By train[edit]

The easiest way to get in from New York City is to take a train into Summit from New York Pennsylvania Station [18]. It is about a 55 minute train including stops.

Get around[edit]

You can get around Summit by driving or walking (since it is only about six square miles). Taxis are not readily available but can be called if needed.

See[edit][add listing]

  • Downtown Summit, [1]. Downtown Summit includes shopping, services (barbershops, fitness centers, etc.) food, parking, and events (sidewalk sales, farmers markets, etc.  edit
  • Reeves-Reed Arboretum, 165 Hobart Avenue, (908) 273-8787, [2]. The Arboretum helps people become better educated about nature and the environment.  edit
  • New York City, [3]. Take the less-than-one-hour train ride into New York City for a day of fun. You must take the NJ Transit from the Summit Station into New York Pennsylvania Station.  edit

Do[edit][add listing]

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Mall at Short Hills, (973) 376-7350, [4]. One of the most popular malls in the state, people from all over come to shop at this mall.  edit
  • Livingston Mall, (973) 994-9390, [5]. The Livingston Mall is about ten minutes away and offers a variety of shopping options.  edit

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Roots Steakhouse, 401 Springfield Avenue, (908) 273-0027, [6]. Roots Steakhouse offers a variety of expensive steaks and chops.  edit
  • Monster Sushi, 395 Springfield Avenue, (908) 598-1100, [7]. This sushi and sashimi place offers dinner at prices around $15-$20.  edit
  • Souffle, 7 Union Place, (908) 598-0717, [8]. This French restaurant offers a variety of authentic French appetizers and dinner items around $30.  edit
  • La Pastaria, 327 Springfield Avenue, (908) 522-9088, [9]. La Pastaria offers different Italian dishes at reasonable prices including pasta and pizza.  edit
  • Village Trattoria, 103 Summit Avenue, (908) 608-1441, [10]. This delicious pizza place offers fast service on take-home pizza or sit down meals.  edit

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • The Office Bar & Grill, 61 Union Place, (908) 522-0550, [11].  edit
  • Huntley Tavern, 3 Morris Avenue, (908) 273-3166, [12].  edit
  • Beacon Hill Tavern, 16 Beechwood Road, (908) 277-0096, [13].  edit

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • The Grand Summit Hotel, 570 Springfield Avenue, (908) 273-3000, [14].  edit

Get Out[edit]

Routes through Summit
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