Elizabeth, New Jersey’s county seat, is a city. The city was fourth in New Jersey after Paterson, Newark and Jersey City. It also ranked 203rd in the United States Census.
Elizabeth, which was originally named Elizabethtown and is part of the Elizabethtown Tract was established in 1664 by English settlers. It was not named after Queen Elizabeth I, as some people believe, but for Elizabeth, the wife of Sir George Carteret. Elizabeth was the daughter Anne Dowse and Philippe de Carteret II. The town was the capital of New Jersey.
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Liberty Hall Museum
Liberty Hall was home to many historical figures, including William Livingston, the first Governor in New Jersey. He served as the residence of United States Supreme Court Justice Henry Brockholst Livingston. The Kean political dynasty includes Susan Livingston Kean (widow of Continental Congress delegate John Kean), United States Senator and Congressman John Kean and Captain John Kean. John Kean is the son of United States Senator Hamilton Fish Kean. Alexander Hamilton was also the Treasury Secretary during its first year of occupation.
|Address:||1003 Morris Ave, Union, NJ 07083, United States|
Warinanco Park is a 204 acres county park in Union County, New Jersey. It is located in Roselle at the border with the neighboring cities of Elizabeth and Linden.
|Address:-||Roselle, NJ 07036, United States|
Boxwood Hall State Historic Site
It is a historical house museum that the state of New Jersey manages. Boxwood Hall, which was built in 1750, is a National Historic Landmark because of its association with Elias Boudinot who lived there from 1772-1795. Boudinot was a politician, lawyer and diplomat who presided over the Continental Congress 1782-1983.
|Address:||1073 E Jersey St, Elizabeth, NJ 07201, United States|
Phil Rizzuto Park
Phil Rizzuto Park is one of 36 Union County parks that encompass 6,200 acres. This park is located in Union, NJ and includes the following features: Fitness Trail, Playground, Soccer Field, Restrooms, Wi-Fi and a Spray Park.
|Address:-||North Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07208, United States|
Bowling alley featuring 42 lanes, a pro shop & a snack bar plus solar-generated power. There are 42 lanes with all the most recent technology, including automatic scoring on synthetic lanes and automatic bumpers. This makes bowlers of all skill levels happy. It is also a non-smoking establishment, which means we have plenty of fresh air!
|Address:-||30 Park Ave, Linden, NJ 07036, United States|
The Mills at Jersey Gardens
The mall is a shopper’s dream with top-rated outlets like Bloomingdale’s The Outlet Store and Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th. Burlington Coat Factory (Marshall’s), Marshall’s, Sephora and Bed Bath & Beyond are just a few of the many highlights. You can find amazing deals at top brand outlets like Michael Kors and Guess, True Religion, Nautica. PUMA. Kate Spade. It also houses the largest Tommy Hilfiger store in America and a 20-screen AMC Theatres with IMAX.
|Address:||651 Kapkowski Rd, Elizabeth, NJ 07201, United States|
Crazy Dash of Elizabeth
Looking for things to do in Elizabeth? We can help you see the city in a different way with our Crazy Dash city scavenger hunts. Using your smartphone, you’ll be given a list of challenges to complete and items to find on our scavenger hunt app. You’ll have a remote “Host” that will help you along the way. Your goal is to find all the items in Elizabeth to beat the game.