Wayne is a little and lovely township that you can visit in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States of America. Wayne is located close to Manhattan and has a population of almost 55,000 residents. The area of Wayne is of 25.174 square miles, of which 1.446 square miles are water. The township was incorporated on April 12, 1857, but it existed for some time before this event, as Arent Schuyler settled here in 1694, where Leni-Lenape Native Americans previously lived. Notable former or current residents of Wayne are singer Jay Della Valle, producer Cecil B. DeMille, actress Lisa Edelstein, singer Queen Latifah, author Albert Payson Terhune and first U.S. president George Washington.
Top Attractions within Wayne
Paissac County Golf Course is a beautiful golfing facility located in a wonderful natural area of Wayne. It includes two golf courses, each of 18 holes. The courses are named Red and Blue and each is suited for players with certain playing abilities. Inside this Wayne facility there also is a shop, where you can buy equipment and a large restaurant in which you can relax after a long day or just take a break of the game.
Van Riper Hopper Historic Museum House is a historical house located downtown Wayne. It was built in 1786 in a Dutch Colonial style. The home belonged to Uriah Van Riper, who built it for his new bride, Maria Berdan. The historical home is situated in a beautiful area and includes a herb garden and other fascinating facilities. Guided tours of the house are available and deserve all your attention.
Carmellas Restaurante is a wonderful Italian restaurant located in Wayne. The specialty of the house is the seafood, cooked in a typical Italian style. The establishment also offers fresh pizza and a great pasta salad that is made after a family recipe.