Welcome to Ho Ho Kus
Ho Ho Kus is a Bergen County community with a small-town feel, despite being just 19 miles northwest of Manhattan. With 4,000 residents, Ho Ho Kus has an intimate and peaceful atmosphere. Its downtown has several restaurants, bakeries, clothing boutiques and home décor stores, all locally owned.
Ho Ho Kus’s real estate offers a mix of renovated mid-century properties and contemporary custom builds on large property tracts. The architecture is often spectacular, with grand designs drawing from Colonial and European influences. Lavish estates sit on park-like lots, with gorgeous interiors crafted to perfection.
What to Love
- Bucolic setting
- Close-knit community
- Grand real estate
- Family-focused events
People & Lifestyle
This close-knit community was ranked as one of Bergen County’s best places to raise a family, and it’s not hard to see why. Ho Ho Kus offers a laid-back pace of life amidst idyllic countryside scenery. Community events are firmly aimed at families.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Ho Ho Kus’s downtown is centered on North Maple Avenue extending through Sheridan Avenue, with the Ho Ho Kus Inn & Tavern right in the center of the action. The Inn is the town’s main restaurant and local watering hole, having occupied its site since 1796 when it was constructed by local merchant Andrew Zabriskie for his son. Ho Ho Kus Bakery is a can’t miss for those with a sweet tooth.
Before or after a meal, it’s always time for shopping! J.McLaughlin and BB Clover are “can’t miss” shops for the latest casual fashions while those looking to fill-up their new home and head on over to Jean Edwards Interiors for some of Bergen County’s best home décor ideas.
Things to Do
There are a number of events that occur in town throughout the year that attractive not only local residents but visitors from afar as well, highlighted by the Ho Ho Kus Car Show, the Fire Department’s annual Pancake Breakfast and the annual Richard’s Run.
Ho Ho Kus’s schools are among the highest rated in New Jersey:
- Ho Ho Kus Elementary School, Public, K-8
- Northern Highland Regional High School, 9-12