Rumson / Fair Haven
There are many noteworthy restaurants in Rumson including Undici, Salt Creek Grille, Barnacle Bills, Ristorante Giorgia, Victory Park Tavern, Val’s Tavern, and Surf BBQ. Most of these restaurants have a lively bar scene and some offer live musical performances featuring talented Jersey Shore musicians. Each restaurant is unique and offers delicious fare for every palate.
If you crave sweets visit Cups and Cakes or Crazies, a popular ice cream shop, always abuzz, all summer long.
Rumson also boasts some fabulous delis that always seem to be busy such as The French Market, Butlers Market, Brennan’s Deli, and the Atlantic Bagel Co.
The schools in Rumson are excellent, some with Blue-Ribbon Status, and are the reason why so many flocks to the town. The public schools include Deane-Porter (PreK-3rd), Forrestdale (4th-8th), and the Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (9th-12th). There are excellent private school options as well: Holy Cross Academy (PreK-8th) and The Rumson Country Day School (PreK-8th).
There are many fun activities in the Rumson area. One of them is tennis at the Sea Bright Lawn Tennis and Cricket Club, the oldest grass tennis club in the United States. Hiking is also very popular with trails located in close-by Hartshorne and Huber Woods. The ocean and rivers offer swimming, boating, surfing, stand-up paddleboarding, fishing, kayaking, sunbathing and so much more. Victory Park is a lovely park for both children and adults, situated on the Navesink River. Golfing is a popular past-time, especially if you are a member of the Rumson Country Club which boasts a wonderful course and beautiful clubhouse, hosting many special events.
Rumson is home to several houses of worship: the First Presbyterian Church, Saint George’s Episcopal Church, Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, and the Congregation B’Nai Israel. All four have a thriving membership and are involved with community service projects.
Some historic structures in Rumson include the Oceanic Free Library and the recently refurbished Bingham Hall and Memorial Borough Hall and Court House.
Many of the homes in Rumson are simply exquisite, making it a sought after central Jersey residence that doubles as your “main house” and “shore house” at the same time. Historic stately homes blend perfectly with new construction and the town definitely has much to offer for everyone!
Sorry we are experiencing system issues. Please try again.