If you are looking for a friendly small town with manicured lawns and established neighborhoods close to major metro areas such as Newark and Manhattan, then rent your next apartment in Colonia, New Jersey.
Colonia is 13 miles southwest of Newark in the Woodbridge Township. Near the Metropark train station, residents can reach Manhattan in 45 minutes, making Colonia a great location for commuters.
There’s plenty of shopping and malls in Colonia, but residents can also shop in downtown Woodbridge, a pretty downtown with brick-paved sidewalks, awnings, and local artists displaying their works. Downtown Woodbridge also has a farmer’s market during the summer months.
Nearby parks include Ash Brook Swamp Reservation, which has a cross-country ski course and an 18-hole golf course. Watchung Reservation is six miles northwest of Colonia and features playgrounds, stables, golf courses, and horseback riding trails through its 1,945 acres of forest.
Quiet neighborhoods, good schools, and a low crime rate make Colonia apartment rentals a good choice for those looking in the Newark area.