Due to it’s affluence, low crime rate, cultural activities, public school system and it’s central commuting location, Middletown was named as one of “Best Places to Live” by CNNMoney.com and Time magazine. Middletown is very rich in history, it has 5 historic districts. It is also home of the Sandy Hook Lighthouse. It also has 70 parks which many offer tennis and basketball courts, playgrounds, athletic fields and picnic areas. There is plenty to see and do. The town hosts many events throughout the year.