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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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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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Walking Paths - Ridgewood, NJ - Tarvin Realtors

March 30 is "Take a Walk in the Park" Day, and our agents have a suggestion or two!

There are all kinds of wonderful parks near Ridgewood homes for sale. Whether great or small, they each offer respite and a fun diversion in the form of a walk through natural surroundings. In addition to carefully preserved trails, most of them have benches, picnic spaces, or sports fields you can use.

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Castles Around Bergen County, NJ - Tarvin Realtors

Did you know that we have many gorgeous historical castles right here in New Jersey? Bergen County is home to several architectural marvels, each more impressive than the last. Let's take a closer look at five local castles that have caught our agents' eyes during our time serving clients in this area.  

  • Kip's Castle - 22 Crestmont Rd., Montclair, NJ, 07042 
    Kip's Castle (formerly known as Kypsburg) is a stunning recreation of a medieval Norman castle right here in Jersey. It was built from 1902 to 1905 by Frederic Ellsworth Kip, a renowned industrialist in the textile industry. Both the building and grounds were designed by Kip's wife, Charlotte Bishop Williams Kip. Her favorite feature was the octagonal rose garden, a paradise she lovingly tended to each day.

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Historical Destinations - Bergen County, NJ - Tarvin Realtors

Heritage Treasures Day is observed on January 11, 2022, to celebrate historical artifacts, learn about history, and promote preservation. Bergen County has several historically notable sites that are well worth a visit on this day or any day of the year.

Our agents suggest checking out the following Bergen County sites.

  1. Bishop House - 176 East Saddle River Rd., Saddle River, NJ 07458
    Also known as the Ackerman-Dewsnap Home, the Bishop House was built around 1835 on the farm of Garret Ackerman. It was sold to James Dewsnap around 1870, and he built an addition to the home. The Bishop family renovated it after World War II, and it was sold to the borough in 1980. The house served as the municipal building in 1981, and it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. Architects worked to bring the building to modern times while preserving its history. Today, it serves as the city's cultural center and is conveniently located just around the corner from Saddle River homes for sale.

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Winter Family Fun - Bergen County, NJ -Tarvin Realtors

Winter is here, and that means it is a great time to get outside and enjoy the beautiful sights and sounds throughout the county. From time to time, it's nice to try something new, and our agents know that getting out and exploring the area is a great way to beat the winter blues. If you're looking for some fun in the snow, the following are some must-see attractions this winter.

  1. Bergen County's Winter Wonderland - 216 Forest Ave., Paramus, NJ 07652
    Located in Von Saun County Park, the Winter Wonderland offers plenty of fun for the whole family to enjoy. You can slip, slide, and glide across the open-air ice skating rink. You can warm up and relax in the heated hospitality pavilion and discuss Paramus homes for sale, or enjoy as many carousel rides as you desire. There are food trucks and a beer garden on-site, so there will be plenty to eat and drink as the family frolics and chooses to be merry this holiday season.

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