Welcome to Basking Ridge!

Beautiful and charming, Basking Ridge, NJ is a friendly, family-oriented community

Loved for its small-town feel, Basking Ridge boasts a picturesque downtown, great schools and churches, and a bucolic, suburban atmosphere. Often described as being quiet, quaint and clean, Basking Ridge offers a retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city. Located 40 miles from Manhattan, many who live in Basking Ridge choose the location for its close proximity to the city.  “Friendly neighbors; generous, caring community; exceptional schools; nice parks; really great recreation programs run by town.” - Janice C. 

 

COMMUTING

For those who commute to NYC or to a nearby city for work, Basking Ridge is nestled in a prime Central New Jersey location! Here’s everything you need to know about commuting from Basking Ridge, NJ, including tips directly from locals. 

By Train

Estimated Travel Time: XX Minutes

NJ Transit train stations service our town with 3 available stations that can be used by the whole neighborhood.
1. Basking Ridge
2. Lyons
3. Millington

“You need to change trains in Summit or Newark when going to NYC. Very easy commute.” - Jennifer Davidson


By Bus

Estimated Travel Time: XX Minutes

Locals recommend using Lakeland Bus Service Route 78. Eastbound in the AM to NYC and Westbound in the PM from NYC.

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By Car

Estimated Travel Time: XX Minutes

Locals say the best way to travel in a car is using Route 78. 


SCHOOLS

Residents of Basking Ridge attend schools in the Bernards Township School District which is a big draw for families who are considering moving to this area.

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