One hour from New York City. Beautiful Lake Hopatcong , New Jerseys largest lake, has become New Yorkers newest escape from the rising costs of rent in the city. With only a 1 hour commute, this 9 mile lake makes living outside the city not only a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life but a world of water fun. From summer water sports such as fishing, boating, swimmingandwaterskiing. Lake Hopatcong offers Winter fun as well, like ice skating, snowmobiling ,ice fishing and only a 30 minute drive to skiing. If you`re going to make the commute you might as well have a lifestyle that makes it worth your while!