Elmwood park is a residential borough of Bergen county, New Jersey just under an hour's drive from New York City. It's a residential, urban community with many restaurants, bars and shops and a few historic attractions.
Top attractions in Elmwood Park include the historic house, The Van Houten-Hillman House (built in 1782) and The House of Loud, a recording studio where various metal and punk bands have recorded.
Bowling fans might enjoy Parkway Lanes, a popular bowling alley that's been running since 1959. For more big attractions, it's only a quick drive into New York City.
Any time between April and October is usually dependable for good weather making getting around and sightseeing more comfortable.