Located in New Jersey adjacent to Waldwick, Ridgewood, and the Township of Washington, Ho-Ho-Kus is Ho-Ho-Kus is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey. Route 17 (linking northeast New Jersey to New York City) and the Garden State Parkway are easily accessible, as well as Route 507. New York City is roughly 20 miles away making it an easy commute by taking NJ Transit from Ho-Ho-Kus station (takes about an hour).
Ho-Ho-Kus is intersected by Route 17, creating two basic sections.
On the west side of the highway houses and lots tend to be smaller. The public schools are located there along with a train station and small commercial section. The east side contains many of the borough’s largest homes, often on vast lots of an acre or more, some of them neighboring Saddle River.
Ho-Ho-Kus has a wide array of attractive houses and a picturesque downtown. The 1.74-square-mile borough is a mix of Colonials and Cape Cods with a small section (Cheelcroft) containing Tudor-style properties.
- In 2011, New Jersey Monthly magazine named Ho-Ho-Kus the best place to live in the state of New Jersey.
The borough is the home of several historical landmarks, most well-known, the Ho-Ho-Kus Inn.
Ho-Ho-Kus Inn & Tavern
This restaurant, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was built in 1796 and previously used as a tavern, back in the 1890s, and was frequented by former President Richard Nixon when he resided in the area. Today the fully restored Ho-Ho-Kus Inn and Tavern following is a top spot for local and farm-fresh dining and is one of the best NJ private dining event venues. The tavern has a bar, three interior dining rooms, and an outdoor patio.
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