Living in the city can be both exciting and overwhelming at the same time. With its hustle and bustle, busy streets, crowded subways, and never-ending construction projects, it’s no wonder why many people are looking for a change of scenery.

If you’re feeling ready for something new but still want to stay close to the action of New York City (NYC), there are plenty of options right across the river in New Jersey. From bustling Jersey City to artsy Montclair – just a short train ride away – you’ll find yourself in a new state of mind with your move across the Hudson.

For those looking to take advantage of everything that comes with living near NYC without all the stress that comes with it – a move across The Hudson is just what you need! Here’s a roundup on some great places nearby where you can live out your New York state-of-mind without having to tackle all those skyscrapers.

Jersey City – A Hipster Haven

With its vibrant downtown area filled with art galleries, trendy restaurants and unique boutiques; Jersey City is quickly becoming one of America’s most popular places for young professionals looking for an urban lifestyle outside NYC. As one of America’s most diverse cities – many newcomers have been attracted by its thriving restaurant scene offering Latino & Asian cuisines as well as access to green spaces like Liberty State Park & Van Vorst Park – making this an ideal place for outdoor lovers too! Plus – if convenience is key – then you’re in luck; it’s just minutes away from Manhattan by ferry or PATH train! And don’t forget about Alpha Moving & Storage – they’re here too!

Hoboken – Where Everyone Wants To Be

Not only does Hoboken offer gorgeous views overlooking Manhattan from its waterfront parks (including Sinatra Park), but this small city also has plenty going on within itself; from chic boutiques along Washington Street like Cookiebar Creations (which specializes in custom ice cream sandwiches) or chic bars like Corgi Spirits Distillery offering craft cocktails & tours…there’s something here for everyone! For commuters who work in Manhattan there is also easy access via NJ Transit buses & ferries plus quick entry into Penn Station via The PATH train which takes less than 20 minutes door-to-door! It really doesn’t get any easier than that!! Plus Alpha Moving & Storage offers local moves so they make your transition seamless, too.

Weehawken – A Quieter Side Of Town

If you’re looking for more peace and quiet while still being close enough to commute into NYC when needed then look no further than Weehawken Township located directly next door over from Hoboken! This town offers residents breathtaking views overlooking downtown Manhattan plus easy access into NYC via public transportation such as NJ Transit buses or even taking advantage of their very own ferry service which connects directly between Lincoln Harbor Marina on the waterfront here until West 39th Street/Midtown Manhattan making commuting even easier than ever before!

Montclair – Home Of The Artsy Crowd

Last but certainly not least we have Montclair tucked away off I-80 westward past Newark Airport – this town has become quite popular among artists who prefer escaping urban life while still getting access into NYC when needed thanks again to easy public transportation options offered by NJ Transit buses & trains which connect directly into Penn Station taking roughly 45 minutes each way depending on traffic conditions…plus when not commuting outwards why not explore what there is right within this town? There are numerous art galleries showcasing local talent as well as theaters playing films/plays/concerts plus endless eateries serving up global cuisines sure enough made everyone happy. And once again don’t forget about Alpha Moving & Storage being around making sure your move goes smoothly . . . it really doesn’t get much better than that now does it?

So whether you decide upon living near vibrant Jersey City, stylish Hoboken, peaceful Weehawken, or artistic Montclair – rest assured knowing your journey awaits beyond the Hudson River waiting patiently just beyond reach . . .

Moving to a new place can be a bit overwhelming, but Alpha Moving & Storage is here to make it as easy as possible! Their professional staff are experienced and knowledgeable in all aspects of moving and storage, so you can rest assured knowing your belongings will be safe during your transition. Let Alpha Moving & Storage take the stress out of your move – they’ll help you get settled in the perfect place for you!

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  • Avatar Scott Pearson ★★★★★ a week ago
    My real estate agent recommended Alpha and it was the smartest decision about our move we made. I worked with Bill and did a visual walk through of our … More place via Facetime and in very short order I had a quote and the job was set. From top to bottom it was a seamless and gracious experience from everyone at Alpha.
    Nothing was even remotely injured or scuffed. In fact, the attention to securing our belongings was above and beyond. You should feed safe trusting your move to Alpha!
  • Avatar Donna Sander ★★★★★ a week ago
    We used Alpha to move my daughter. They were wonderful. Assisted my husband with packing large numbers of clothing and just as helpful with assisting us … More with unpacking.
    They were able remove and install a huge electric bed without damage to the bed and walls and doorways of both apartment
    All of the workers were polite friendly and I’ve said extremely helpful.
    The office staff was wonderful too. They made the move as pleasant and low anxiety as possible.
    I definitely recommend
  • Avatar Queen Parker ★★★★★ 2 weeks ago
    I was referred to Alpha moving and storage by my sister many years ago. I used them several times. The service was incredible. The movers were professional, … More efficient and effective. They arrived on time and went above and beyond to perform an excellent job. I would recommend them to anyone who’s moving. They’re truly the best!