Welcome to Rumson
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Charming community along the Jersey Shore
The desirable town of Rumson is a unique community located between the Navesink and Shrewsbury Rivers in Monmouth County NJ. Rumson is well known for its proximity to the beach, excellent schools, luxury estate properties and waterfront homes. It is known as a convenient place for commuters to reside as it is close to the ferry with easy access to NYC.
Rumson is fortunate to have many local parks such as Victory Park which is scenically set along the Navesink River, complete with a boat ramp, public beach, playground, tennis and lit basketball courts.
Rumson is full of life and also offers its residents a tranquil place to call home. The proximity of the homes close to the downtown with its mom-and-pop shops, and some of the best local restaurants with many that offer live music, give the town a warm and charming feel.
There are many types of properties for sale in Rumson, from luxury homes with Seashore vibes to historic properties with a classic feel. From small houses to large estates, Rumson has something for everyone! Home prices start at around $700k
What to Love
- Quiet, coastal location
- Charming, small-town feel
- Lovely downtown with restaurants, parks and mom-and-pop shops
People & Lifestyle
Rumson is a quiet community with a charming downtown. The area is warm, and welcoming and provides a community-oriented lifestyle with all the perks of being next to the beach.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Strolling through the downtown, you’ll find many stores and restaurants. Grab a sandwich or salad at Brennan's Delicatessen
. Get some ice cream at Crazees
or buy a custom gift and have a delicious croissant at the French Market
. Need outdoor furniture or a special gift? Look no further than Bains Outdoor Living
In the evening it's a treat to have dinner at Undici
, a highly rated Italian restaurant and bar reminiscent of a Tuscan farmhouse. If you are looking for more casual fare, you can have the best burgers in NJ while enjoying the scenic Navesink River sunset at Barnicle Bills.
Looking to enjoy seasonal American cuisine, Victory Park Tavern
is your spot! These are just a few of great restaurants that call Rumson home.
Things to Do
For a small town Rumson has quite a lot to do! If you like being on the water, Rumson is home to several public boat ramps to launch small boats, kayaks or SUP's as well as private marinas. There are a number of neighborhood parks, basketball courts, trails and playgrounds in town. Rumson is known for its excellent restaurants with live music on some nights, and even an authentic speakeasy called Murphy's Tavern
! The town has great recreation programs for children as well as a summer camp. You can reserve a public tennis court or join Sea Bright Lawn Tennis and Cricket Club. If you enjoy Golf, you can explore the Rumson Country Club. Right over the Sea Bright bridge you will find beautiful public beaches and Beach clubs dotting Ocean Ave to fill your summer schedule. There is truly something for everyone to do in Rumson!
- Deane Porter School, PK-3
- Forrestdale School, 4-8
- Rumson Fair Haven Regional High School, 9-12