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Indoor Activities Around Bergen County, NJ - Tarvin Realtors

As the weather grows colder, you may be looking for more ways to keep your kids busy indoors. Luckily, Bergen County is home to quite a few fun, indoor play places and entertainment centers that cater to kids. Whether you're planning a birthday party or simply looking for a weekend activity for your own kids, our agents recommend trying out these top spots.

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Restaurants for Bacon - Bergen County, NJ - Tarvin Realtors

Love the smell of bacon in the morning? Our agents sure do, and we recognize it as an essential component of any delicious breakfast. Bacon is so good that it has its own official day of recognition. December 30 is National Bacon Day, and because this day is conveniently located between the holidays, it's the perfect opportunity to load up a plate of this delicious, salty, and satisfying treat.

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Last-Minute Holiday Shopping - Bergen County, NJ - Tarvin Realtors

Still not quite finished with your Christmas shopping? You're not alone. Green Monday is the last day you can order products online if you want to receive them before the holidays. Busy people all over America use this day to get some last-minute shopping done, including our agents. Here are a few of their favorite shops around Ridgewood for snagging those last few presents at the eleventh hour.

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Restaurants for Soup - Bergen County, NJ - Tarvin Realtors

As the weather changes, so do the foods you crave. This time of year, as fall winds rush through the trees, it's so nice to warm up with a big bowl of soup. Whether you love chili, chicken noodle, or ramen, Bergen County's restaurants are ladeling up some goodness. Here are some of the top spots our real estate agents recommend for soup.

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Gluten-Free Dining - Bergen County, NJ - Tarvin Realtors

Dietary restrictions and preferences don't have to stop you from dining out when you live in Bergen County. If you're on a gluten-free diet, it's easy to find local restaurants with quality menu items just for you. 

A gluten-free diet excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat and other grains. While it helps reduce symptoms of Celiac disease, this diet has many other benefits, including weight loss, reduced inflammation, and energy. We know the best spots if you're looking for local restaurants with gluten-free options. Check out this list of recommendations from our agents.

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Chocolate Cupcakes - Bergen County, NJ - Tarvin Realtors

Looking for the perfect sweet treat to celebrate the special event in your life? If you ask our agents, nothing beats the rich taste of a freshly-baked chocolate cupcake topped with chocolate icing. An order of these little single-serving sweet treats is the perfect way to celebrate any occasion or reward yourself after a long day

In honor of Chocolate Cupcake Day October 18, we compiled a list of our favorite bakeries around Ridgewood. With so many amazing independent bake shops in our area, it was hard to choose the very best, but here are some of our favorites.

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Fall Family Fun 2022 - Bergen County, NJ - Tarvin Realtors

Fall is in the air! It's the perfect time of year to head outside and enjoy the autumn leaves, newly harvested crops, and crisp air. Bergen County is a great place to be in the fall. Our real estate agents recommend checking out some family-friendly fall attractions and events.

  • Demarest Farms: 244 Weirimus Rd., Hillsdale, NJ 07642
    Demarest Farms 
    has been growing food for Bergen County residents since 1886. This historic family farm now offers apple picking, pumpkin picking, and a petting zoo. Apple picking begins on September 3, and pumpkin picking on September 24. Admission for apple or pumpkin picking includes free entrance to the petting zoo and playground.

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Paramus Food Truck Festival - Tarvin Realtors

The Paramus Summer Food Truck Festival will arrive on August 14th, and we couldn't be more excited. This family-friendly event at Paramus Park Mall will feature music, a petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, shopping, and much more. There will be more than 20 food trucks available, and our agents have identified some of their favorites:

  • Angry Archies
    If you're a fan of crustaceans, be sure to stop by the Angry Archies truck. In addition to crab cakes and lobster rolls, you can find chicken sandwiches, chicken fingers, lobster mac and cheese, truffle fries, potato salad, and more. The selections may vary a bit, but one thing you can count on is that their crab poutine will be making a grand appearance at the event.

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Family Day Destinations - Bergen County, NJ - Tarvin Realtors

It's always nice to take a whole day and enjoy it together as a family. You can tour a museum, have a picnic in the park, or learn a new skill together. Luckily, there are plenty of family-friendly sights and things to do around Bergen County. Our agents know the area well and have some great recommendations for local family day destinations. 

  1. The Hermitage: 335 North Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ 07423
    If you're looking at Ho-Ho-Kus homes for sale, The Hermitage is a great place to visit nearby. This small home has a rich history. In 1778, George Washington stayed at the home while on his way to White Plains. William Paterson, Alexander Hamilton, and Peggy Shippen Arnold also stayed at the home.

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Fine Dining - Bergen County, NJ - Tarvin Realtors

Whether it's a romantic date or a family celebration, an elevated dining experience can really set the scene for life's special moments. Our agents love heading out for a great steak, fresh seafood, and a nice glass of wine on the weekends. Thankfully, the Bergen County food scene does not disappoint. We have many upscale restaurants where you can wine and dine with the people you love the most.

When casual dining just won't cut it, you can enjoy a high-quality meal at one of these Bergen County fine dining destinations.

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