Located in the heart of the nation’s largest metropolitan area, Somerset County contains a balance between urban and suburban neighborhoods and rural countrysides. Fine residential communities, beautiful parks, excellent shopping areas, extensive farmlands, numerous historic sites and outstanding business and industry all make Somerset County a desirable place to live, work and play.
Somerset County Tourism is the official Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for Somerset County, NJ, a 501(c)3 organization, and a Division of the Somerset County Business Partnership. Their mission is to advance the local economy by sustainably promoting the area’s outstanding travel products and experiences, and to offer a variety of useful services to residents, business travelers and leisure visitors.
Home to Somerset Patriots - the New York Yankees
As the New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate, the Somerset Patriots develop today’s top minor league talent into the pinstriped superstars of tomorrow for Major League Baseball’s winningest team. Competing within the Double-A Northeast League, the Patriots play their home games at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater, NJ, where fans of all ages and levels of baseball fandom get to enjoy the unique experience that is minor league baseball.
Bridgewater Commons is a favorite shopping destination in Bridgewater, NJ with premium stores
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, is a 333-bed acute care hospital providing comprehensive behavioral health, cancer, cardiology, orthopedic, surgical, maternity, emergency and rehabilitation services. The hospital has been nationally recognized for patient safety and quality care.
Always Something to do
The Somerset County Park Commission is committed to excellence in promoting stewardship of land and resources, providing outstanding recreation opportunities and leisure services, and fostering an environment which is service-oriented and responsive to public needs.
As one of America’s oldest counties, Somerset has deep roots in colonial and Revolutionary War history. Historic sites, monuments and buildings are found in virtually every town, preserved for future generations.
Supporting the Arts
Brook Arts Center
The Historic Brook Theater is the only existing vaudeville theater remaining in Somerset County, and one of eight in New Jersey. Here you’ll find offers live performances and silent movies, hosts educational and fundraising events, and serves as an arts incubator.