Maplewood was recently rated the #1 downtown in New Jersey and once you step foot onto Maplewood Avenue, you will see why! Maplewood has tons of restaurants, coffee shops, parks and highly rated schools. Tree lined streets with charming homes; many of which have wrap-around porches and architecturally distinctive details. Those looking for an authentic sense of community, will find themselves right at home here. Maplewoodstock, a music and arts festival, is one of the highlighted events of the year.
Only 17 miles from NYC, the Maplewood train station provides direct access to Penn Station, Hoboken, and Newark. Located nearby is the Jitney Bus Services with various routes. Maplewood is conveniently near route 24, Interstate 78, 124, Garden State Parkway, and the New Jersey Turnpike. Just a 20 minute drive to Newark Airport.
Maplewood has tons to offer to their residents, from entertainment to education! There is a wide range of youth programs such as camp, art and sports. Not only are the children flourishing in growth and support, but adults have the opportunity to learn more too at The Adult School of Maplewood/South Orange. The town of Maplewood joined forces with TryCAN, a non-profit charitable organization that offers various recreation programs for youth with special needs.