Welcome to Weehawken
A historic, lively, and upscale residential community
Weehawken, New Jersey, is a hidden gem on the Hudson River waterfront. This luxurious township offers breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline, convenient entry to New York City, and some of the best restaurants around. Locals enjoy the luxury of condominiums with modern amenities fit for royalty and the comfort of spacious, single-family homes in upscale environments.
If you are asking yourself, "Why 'Weehawken?'" the name is believed to have been taken from the Lenape tribe's Algonquian language. There was formerly a large population of the Tappan and Hackensack peoples who lived in the area and gave it its name, which means "maize land," among other things and refers to the Palisades.
Weehawken is an affluent residential community packed with historic sites, monuments, and other attractions.
What to Love
- Prime Hudson River-front real estate with stunning views
- Close-knit community living
- Parks and green spaces the whole family can enjoy
Weehawken has truly perfected the art of luxury living. Perched on prime riverfront land with breathtaking views of Manhattan, this community exudes ambiance and sophistication. The personality of this location brings forth an intimate communal feel, where everyone knows each other by name. This wraps around them like the warm embrace of home and grants them all the benefits of living in such an affluent area.
Whether taking a stroll along its winding sidewalks full of renowned restaurants and high-end retail stores or enjoying the lively nightlife, you will feel cultured and pampered here. What's more, all this comes without sacrificing creature comforts — Weehawken offers a friendly atmosphere that caters to all ages with a unique transport system and plenty of parks nearby for families to relax.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Weehawken is bursting at the seams with luxury dining establishments hosting stunning panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline. New and longtime residents alike flock to Chart House
for premier seafood fare with unrivaled vistas. The Highwood
is another local favorite on the Hudson and serves delectably unforgettable cuisine made from reimagined classics in an elegant rustic ambiance.
For shopping, Shops at Lincoln Harbor
is a top-choice shopping complex filled with both relaxed and upmarket chain eateries, ferry services, and a yacht club!
Things to Do
Weehawken is a wonderful community to live in, filled with many special places. Lincoln Harbor
offers breathtaking views of the skyline, a variety of restaurants, wine bars, and nightlife by the waterfront. If you're looking for recreation, Hamilton Park
is perfect for strolling or jogging around the lake, with plenty of ample green space to relax in.
is a beautifully-planned development on the Hudson River that provides a lively atmosphere packed with shopping, restaurants, and cafes alongside the central marina and pier. Finally, Boulevard East
is a must-see scenic drive featuring spectacular views of Manhattan. You can explore all Weehawken offers, like these key spots, or discover even more magical locations through its local parks and walkable neighborhoods. No matter what activity you choose or where your journey takes you, there's always something to do in Weehawken!
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