About Middletown

Middletown is a bedroom community of New York City, located alongside of the Raritan Bay within the Raritan Valley region in the New York Metropolitan Area. Due to its affluence, low crime, access to cultural activities, public school system, proximity to the Jersey Shore and Raritan Bayshore, and central commuting location, Middletown was ranked in 2006, 2008, 2010, and 2014 Top 100 Best Places to LiveTime magazine listed Middletown on its list of "Best Places to Live in 2014".

Attractions

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Hartshorne Woods Park

This 736-acre county park offers 16 miles of trails, multiple abandoned military bunkers and a small beach with a fishing pier. 

Belford Bistro

No matter which cuisine you're feeling—including good old American grilled, crispy chicken; rustic lamb ragoût; or Berkshire pork tenderloin—everything sparkles. This restaurant is also BYOB, so don't forget to bring that bottle of wine to your next reservation!

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Deep Cut Gardens

Deep Cut Gardens is a crown jewel. Meticulously cared for landscaping that seamlessly flows from season to season. The gardens also include a koi pond, Japanese garden and traditional English rose garden. A lovely place to visit if you're looking for a peaceful afternoon.