Small-town charm, big-city convenience.
The epitome of warmth and welcome when you’re looking for senior living in New Jersey, Denville is a picturesque town with everything you need for relaxation or entertainment. Denville boasts a mild climate, four lakes, multiple lake communities, and historic shops. Known as “the hub of Morris County,” it’s home to public transportation routes, including the New Jersey Transit line to Hoboken and New York Penn Station. Its proximity to Manhattan gives you the hustle and bustle of the big city without the crowds or expense of living there.
Denville was named America’s most family-friendly suburb for its safe and rewarding lifestyle. Lakes, trails, golf courses, and parks abound. Downtown there’s a large recreation park with swimming areas, playgrounds, tennis courts, and basketball courts—ideal for family outings with children and grandchildren.
You and your loved ones will appreciate the laid-back vibe that stems from Denville’s past as a lakefront vacation spot. Stroll through its eclectic downtown, and you’ll discover a long-standing tradition of entrepreneurship that supports a diverse array of local businesses, including Denville Dairy, an ice cream shop that’s been around for 50 years. And there’s plenty to do and see, with a robust community calendar of festivals, activities, and parades, all year long.
Things to do in Denville, NJ:
Denville Dairy Ice Cream
Serving premium handmade ice cream for more than 50 years, Denville Dairy is the place to be on a hot summer evening. With fun flavors and seasonal favorites, enjoy a delicious ice cream cone with your grandkids or take home a chocolate fudge and cookie crunch ice cream cake or vanilla fudge crunch pie.
The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey
If you love the orchestra or want to experience it for the first time, the Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey (BONJ) offers the most unique and diverse classical music performances in the area. Just take a short trip to Dolan Hall at The College of Saint Elizabeth to hear this award-winning orchestra in person.
Ford Mansion (Washington’s HQ), Morristown
If you’re a history buff, Ford Mansion and Museum is a wonderful attraction to visit. Take in all the history as you stroll through the museum and explore the mansion where Washington himself established military headquarters for the winter of 1779-1780.
Mt. Freedom Golf, Randolph
Enjoy miniature golf, the driving range, and a 9- or 18-hole par 3 golf outing. Foot golf and Frisbee disc golf are also available.
Tourne County Park, Boonton Township
If you love the outdoors, Tourne County Park has just what you need. The 565-acre park offers extensive trails to explore, footpaths and woods roads through the forest, and a view of the New York City skyline at its highest point.