A 30-minute commute to the city, Montclair is the perfect getaway from the urban hustle and bustle. Here, you’ll find a thriving arts community, a vibrant downtown and gorgeous views of the Watchung Mountains.

  • History: Montclair was originally formed from the Bloomfield Township in 1868 and has a population of around 40,000.

  • Schools: Here you will find Montclair State University, the second-largest university in the state. The area also has top-notch public and private school options.

  • Transportation: There are 7 train stations that offer quick access to the city. Newark International Airport is a quick 25 minute drive, and LaGuardia Airport is 45 minutes.

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