Skip to Content
TT + -
← Back to News & Blog

Winchester Gardens’ Guide to Maplewood, New Jersey

A paved road leads in a canopy of autumn colored maple tree leaves in Maplewood, NJ.

At Winchester Gardens, we encourage an active lifestyle filled with activities you love. Along with engaging programming and amenities in our community, we’ve become experts at recommendations of things to do in Maplewood, New Jersey. Whether you’re looking for a delicious dining experience or something to explore your creative side, there’s something for everyone in the area. Keep reading for a few of our favorites.

Things to Do in Maplewood, New Jersey

Greenwood Gardens: Greenwood Gardens’ mission is to connect people with nature in a historic garden oasis. This 28-acre public garden is a place of horticultural excellence, featuring grottos, spruce trees, wildflower meadows and so much more. You’ll be transported to a place of tranquility the moment you step foot in the grounds.

1978 Maplewood Arts Center: For over two decades, 1978 Maplewood Arts Center has provided a home for artists to work, exhibit and interact. Along with classes, workshops, art shows, films and live performances, collaborative art projects are hosted to bring the community together.

Restaurant Lorena’s: If you’re looking for some of the finest French cuisine, look no further than Restaurant Lorena’s. Less than a 10-minute drive from Winchester Gardens, this delightful dining experience features locally sourced food with rotating seasonal menus. And be sure to complete your meal with a luscious dessert – our current favorite is the warm chocolate cake with raspberry puree and Tahitian vanilla ice cream.

Paper Mill Playhouse: A recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, Paper Mill Playhouse brings musical theater to life. Along with education opportunities, the mission of Paper Mill Playhouse is to enrich, entertain and inspire audiences and students each season as the nation’s premier musical theater.

New York City: Spend a day exploring the Big Apple! Less than 16 miles from Winchester Gardens, New York City is host to a hub of excitement. There is never a shortage of things to do in the city, from parks and shopping to indulging in a world-class meal. Plus, the New Jersey Transit Train Station is just a mile from our convenient location – so it’s easy for you to spend a day taking in the sights and sounds of NYC.

Experience an Engaging Lifestyle at Winchester Gardens

There’s always something to do at Winchester Gardens. With engaging amenities like a movie theater and pool table, weekly Happy Hours and delicious dining, you have everything you need to enjoy an active lifestyle. And, if you’re looking to explore the area or take a day trip to show off the city and area attractions to visiting family members, transportation is available to get you where you want to go.

Contact us today to learn more about senior living in Maplewood, New Jersey, and schedule your personal tour.

Resources to help you make your move.

Winchester gardens outdoor path in daytime

Let’s Talk.

Have questions about life at Winchester Gardens? Ask away!

  • *Required Information

    By submitting this form you are agreeing to receive emails about events, offers and news.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Don't worry! We won't share your info.
view our privacy policy