Although Somerset County is part of the New York Metropolitan Area, it is covered with lot of beautiful trees and wildlife. Somerset County is home of over 10 county parks, so it is the perfect destination for the couples getaway and for the outdoors enthusiasts.
The Colonial Park Arboretum and Gardens features a 144-acre Arboretum, a Rose Garden, or living tree museum, Perennial Garden, Shrub Collection and much more. You can spend your entire day by wandering around the park and exploring thousands of species of plant and animal life that are the specialty of Colonial Park. Hike or bike the trails lined by beautiful trees and rivers. Bring your dog to run around rent a canoe or kayak for an adventurous afternoon.