Retire in Wanaque, NJ

Livability Score
52
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
Total Population
11243
Median Househould Income
85373
Median Age
48.4
65 Years and Over
2770
Median Home Value
312000
Unemployed
948
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Polski Smak

The perfect Polish comfort food! I love stopping here with my mom because it is always a good meal and the keilbasi is amazing! I wish I could speak Polish...

2. Chef's Table

Came here today for lunch and was extremely happy with the choice. The lunch hours are quite short (12-1), but don't let that steer you away! I ordered the...

3. Tokyo Restaurant

We stopped in while traveling with our elderly Mother and our school aged children. A warm, clean and spiritual atmosphere with attentive service and high...

4. Coney Island Pizza

My fiance and I ended up here on an impromptu date night as my stepdaughter was right next door at All-Star TKD & Fitness for her taekwondo class. For a...

5. Arta Restaurant

Simply one of the best restaurants in New Jersey !!! Arta gets it right every time, with great food, top notch service, great wine list, and a staff that...

Golf
1. Jeff Severini - PGA Golf Professional

I reached out to Jeff to help my son - at the time 16 - improve his game for his High School team. Jeff made an amazing difference in my son's game and by...

2. Willowbrook Golf Center

Came here on Sat to play Miniature Golf with friends and I must say this this the best Miniature Golf Course in New Jersey or Westchester (NY). Honestly,...

3. Tim Mosel's Custom Golf and Repair

Tim is a skilled, straight-talking, and extremely knowledgeable craftsman. I had him re-shaft and re-grip a couple of my clubs, plus build me three new...

4. Twin Willows Par 3 Golf

I've golfed here about ten times over the past few years and the place is a great Par 3. Laid back atmosphere and a great club golf pro (Jeff) for lessons....

5. Orchard Hills Golf Course

Very nice 9 hole golf course. The tee boxes, fairways and greens are in great shape. Friendly staff. There is no restaurant nor bar.

Active
1. Storm King Adventure Tours

Had a great tour today up Moodna Creek. We had to get in and out of the kayaks to pull past some low spots but it really was a good time. The tour guide...

2. Ramapo Valley County Reservation

Novice hiker here, but had a great time over LDW. Parking was tight (holiday weekend), but we found a spot rather easily. The trails are clearly marked, so...

3. Hudson River Expeditions

Very experienced and professional. They have a beautiful place in cold Spring, right by the train, which makes it super easy and comfortable. The place is...

4. Pure Barre

I was so excited to find that this studio finally opened closer to where my parents live (I live in Dallas, TX and didn't want my trips coming back home to...

5. Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area

Amazing hike for beginners! Took the blue trail first, second white trail, then orange trail and finally, yellow blue trail for exit. The pictures say it all!

Arts
1. A Taste Of Magic

Read a lot of good reviews about this place so I took my husband here for his birthday since he loves magic. The show was held at Gossip bar and the 3...

2. Pinot's Palette

My boyfriend and I came here for Valentine's day and had a great experience. I'm not exaggerating when I say that I have zero artistic ability but the...

3. Magic Evan

Evan was great. Arrived on time, was professional and the kids (5 year old birthday party) had a blast. Highly recommend.

4. Lafayette Theatre

Let's just say this is a gem. It was a dirty old gem you find in some old lady's dusty house. But the owner has taken that dusty old gem and cleaned it up....

5. Seppuku Tattoo

The level of their artistic ability and professionalism just amazes! The artists here definitely take pride in their spectacular work!! Johnny is a ROCK...

Shopping
1. Beethoven's Veranda

William did a fabulous job with a beautiful arrangement just delivered to a friend. I explained what I was looking for and he nailed it- great service also;...

2. The Bloomery

Thank you for the beautiful Happy Birthday flowers you delivered today, Sean! It was pleasure ordering the bouquet from you on the phone today. Will...

3. Flipside II Records

Yes, the carpet in this record store has seen better days, and you might find an empty can of 'Ozzy' beer denoting the Black Sabbath records in the metal...

4. Beethoven's Veranda

I can honestly say I will never use another florist again! William and his team are absolutely amazing nothing leaves that shop without looking flawless. I...

5. Oriental Rug Care NY.com

I have pets and kids which are pets sometimes lol.. Meaning my rug is filthy and stained beyond belief! A friend recommended this company and I decided to...

Health
1. Ralph Lemongello, DC

Dr. Ralph is the best chiropractor I've ever had the pleasure of meeting. I was in a car accident that messed up my neck and back and it wasn't until I...

2. James Tracey Eye Care

Great selection of adult and kids frames. Extremely nice people. Called my insurance company to sort though some questions. Very helpful.

3. Elements Massage

Extremely kind and helpful team here. Warm welcome every time I go in. Great facilities. Really gives off a luxe feel with perfect lighting, furniture, and...

4. Laser Dentistry of North Jersey Llc

The best dental staff and best dentist I have ever experienced in my years of seeing a dentists with my terrible teeth. They are a must visit 5 star service...

5. Omni Aesthetics

My father, a dermatologist who passed away in 2012, reminded me frequently that every procedure has a risk no matter how extensive the preparation. I chose...