ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Things to do in Chester, NJ

Updated on December 21, 2011

Things to Do in Chester, NJ

Some Cool Things To Do

Chester, NJ, is a quaint town in western Morris County where its Main Street is full of small shops. On weekends, the tourists take over the town. There is plenty to do in Chester, especially in the summer and fall. While in Chester, here’s a list of things I’d advise trying to do:

  • Visit Alstede’s Farm on Route 24. Plenty to do for the entire family. Animals to pet, hay rides. Strawberry, peaches and apple picking, amusements, climbing haystacks, feeding the animals, pumpkin picking and corn maze (fall), ice cream, and plenty more….
  • Dine on the porch of the Public House on Main Street. Very comfortable and relaxing in the summer.
  • Visit the Cider Mill Farm on Hacklebarney Road. This is best known for its apple picking in the fall and they make cider right on the premise and you get to watch and get a lesson real-time. You must buy some of their apple cider. Inside, they have a mini-bakery full of unbelievably delicious apple things (cakes, pies, donuts, ….
  • Riamede Farms – best known for its huge orchards for apple picking in the fall. Located on Oakdale Road.
  • Mangles Candies – small candy shop on Route 206 where all the candies are homemade. They have recently opened up an addition out back where they serve ice cream all summer long.
  • Pleasant Pools and Patio – a family run business located on Main Street. You can walk through their yard of pools and outdoor furniture or browse the store where they carry just about everything and anything!!
  • Pleasant Pools and Country Christmas Shop – during the late fall and into winter, this pool shop transforms into a magical Country Christmas Store with trees, lights, decorations and the largest collection of villages in the area.
  • Talyor’s Ice Cream – great place to cool down with a nice ice cream come. Located on Main Street.
  • Dairy Queen – for those that are more traditional, our Dairy Queen on Main Street is usually jammed packed during the evenings in the summer.
  • Redwoods – for some fine dining located on Main Street.
  • The Lamplighter – another great place for lunch or dinner. Located on west Main Street on your way out to Chubb Park.
  • Hike along the trails at the Grist Mill. First get a tour and demonstration of the county's oldest Grist Mill, then take a long walk along the marked trails along the Black River.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)