Located on the New Jersey peninsula, Bayonne, N.J., is a seaside community surrounded by water on three sides. The city is very walkable and safe and contains many beautiful parks near the numerous homes for rent that are highly desirable to families looking to relocate to Bayonne. Residents here revel in Bayonne's unique and charming attributes, but also enjoy the fact that New York City is less than 10 miles away when they're in need of some big-city excitement.
Bayonne is home to Bayonne Green Initiatives, which invites eco-conscious residents to get involved with keeping the community a beautiful place to live. The group works to make sure that the numerous species of plants and animals that live in Bayonne can continue to do so in the future.
For those who love history, the Brennan Fire Museum and Robbins Reef Light Station are historic buildings located right in Bayonne. The Tear of Grief Monument is also there, and stands as a memorial to the victims of 9/11. Outdoor venues for recreation in Bayonne include the DiDomenico Municipal Pool, Dennis P. Collins Park, the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway and Richard A. Rotkowski Park, as well as 25 additional parks and open green spaces.