Located in Northern New Jersey, about an hours drive from New York City is Vernon. The town is best known for being a destination for the outdoor enthusiast with over 20 miles of hiking trails on the Appalachian Trail, which stretches from Maine to Georgia.
There is no shortage of outdoor activities in Vernon from skiing, hiking and snow boarding at Mountain Creek Ski resort to golfing on any of the seven championship courses at Crystal Springs Resort and shopping. Vernon is home to two large parks offering great hiking, Wawayanda State Park and the Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge.
Vernon is small so most areas are great to stay in. Whether it's a family vacation or romantic getaway, make sure to check out the vacation rentals in Vernon. There are large and small accommodations available, even homes with full kitchens. Regardless of what you need, you're going to find the best spot here.
The best time to visit Vernon for warm weather activities is during June, July, and August. The warmest time of year is generally mid-July where highs are around 86 degrees. Vernon is also known for its skiing, and the weather during the winter months ranges from between 43 to 33. During this time, on average, Vernon gets a fair amount of snow, typically 6 to 8 times per month.