Red Bank, New Jersey Is One Of America’s Most Walkable Small Towns, And There Are Delights Around Every Corner

The Garden State is packed with small towns, and one of our favorites is also one of the most walkable towns in New Jersey. Let’s take a tour and discover some of the best things to do in Red Bank, New Jersey.

What are some other things to do in Red Bank, New Jersey? We’d love to hear about your favorite places!

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Most Walkable Towns In New Jersey

September 24, 2022

What are some other walkable small towns in New Jersey?

Here are some other walkable small towns in New Jersey:

  • Clinton, New Jersey is a charming small town with one of the most photographed landmarks in the Garden State. Its iconic red mill shows up in photos and paintings hanging on walls around the state, and it has some delightful shops to visit along its very walkable main street.
  • In Hunterdon County, Frenchtown is a charming waterfront town, located right on the Delaware River, with a lovely main street to explore.
  • For another can’t-miss Delaware River town, check out Lambertville, a favorite small-town getaway in New Jersey.
  • And of course, Cape May can’t be missed, with its beautiful Victorian architecture, idyllic beaches, and history on every street corner.


What are the most walkable cities in New Jersey?

Hoboken, NJ has in recent years ranked as one of the most walkable cities in both NJ and the entire United States, with a walk score of 97 and the designation of “walker’s paradise” on This vibrant little city of just over 50,000 residents is also home to lots of fun dining establishments, like a mac and cheese bar serving over two dozen varieties of mac and cheese. For finer dining in Hoboken (although what could be finer than mac and cheese?) be sure to visit the Elysian Café and dine outside under the shade of a tree.

What are some underrated small towns in New Jersey?

Here are some of New Jersey’s most underrated small towns which are mostly rural:

  • Picturesque Andover Township is home to some great antiquing, along with beautiful Kittatinny Valley State Park, which has trails that anyone can enjoy no matter their level of hiking
  • Fredon Township is home to Windy Brow Farms. Here visitors can grab some homemade ice cream in all sorts of fun flavors, go apple picking, and peruse the farm store to buy delicious baked goods.
  • Meanwhile, near Princeton, take a stroll through Hopewell Township, which features Victorian architecture, local eateries, and over 100 acres of parks.


Try this road trip through New Jersey’s best small towns to explore even more of the Garden State.