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Basking Ridge Country Club offers private country club membership. Located in Basking Ridge, NJ, our stunning facility is nestled in the beautiful Somerset Hills area and offers premier country club amenities perfect for relaxing after a rousing round of golf on our gorgeous 18-hole course. Because we’re located between Basking Ridge and Bernardsville, you can also take advantage of nearby amenities found in these historic suburbs or head to New York City for some surprisingly relaxing activities.

Grab An Exquisite Meal

Although it’s open to the public, Country Club members also enjoy our exquisite meals at Delicious Heights OUTPOST. The OUTPOST offers tantalizing and diverse menu options and live entertainment at an elegant indoor bar and dining room. When the weather is ideal, opt for our seasonal outdoor bar and patio dining overlooking our pristine 18th Green. If you want to unwind in between your golf play, stop for a snack or refreshments at our Halfway House located after the 9th hole, then continue your game when you’re ready.

Lounge By The Pool 

If you enjoy aquatic activities, swimming in our 25-meter, a full-size swimming pool might sound like a great way to relax and unwind. You can also sit and lounge at poolside under a shaded table and enjoy a treat from snack shack run by Delicious Heights. Our friendly and helpful staff members make sure you have everything you might need. If you’re still keyed up and want a little more activity, strike up a game of table tennis with one of the other club members or join a game on the basketball court.

Unwind In Nearby Communities 

While you’ll find lots of ways to unwind at Basking Ridge Country Club if you’d like to venture out and find other relaxing activities, explore the nearby communities that offer suburban tranquility. Both Basking Ridge and Bernardsville offer plenty of historical sites, nature trails, and other points of interest.

In Basking Ridge, visit the Farmstead Arts Center, a historical farm building that offers various arts events. Throughout the year, you’ll find art shows, music concerts, and historical reenactments. Visit Back to Nature Home & Garden for a stunning array of outdoor flowers and plants in a rural setting. Take an easy stroll through the Environmental Education Center at Lord Stirling Park and visit the various habitats, including forests, marshes, meadows, and swamps.

Head over to Bernardsville for a walk in the woods and communing with nature at the Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary. It’s a terrific place for bird and butterfly watching or checking out the art and photo gallery. Pop over to the Cross Estate Gardens, which has a rich history and soothing environment, to spend some time unwinding. There are numerous hiking trails beside the gardens, including access to nearby Jockey Hollow National Park.

Sports fans might want to head just a bit further up the road and take in a ballgame at TD Bank Ballpark, home of the Somerset Patriots. The stadium is located just down the road in Bridgewater. From April through September, you can watch the professional minor league baseball team hit it out of the park.

Head To The Big Apple

If you’d like a few more options, head to New York City, which is just 45 minutes away next to 287. While you may imagine a crowded city with busy streets and plenty of the hustle and bustle, NYC offers tons of relaxing things to do after you’ve spent the day on the links.

Head to the famous Central Park, where you can stroll along the lake’s perimeter to watch the little model sailboats floating by. Visit the Shakespeare Garden in New York’s 843-acre backyard and behold nature’s beauty. Soothe your aches and pains with a nice, relaxing soak and/or massage at Aire Ancient Baths. Drop-in at the Museum of Modern Art for a breath of fresh air and free admission to the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden.

Join The Club And Relax

With private membership in the Basking Ridge Country Club, you’ll enjoy one of the best golf courses in the area, plus plenty of ways to unwind after your golf game. Membership also includes a full calendar of social events throughout the year. Contact us to at 908-766-8200 extension 2 to request more information today.