Mahwah is a township in Bergen County, New Jersey.
The name Mahwah is derived from the Lenni Lenape word "mawewi" which means "Meeting Place" or "Place Where Paths Meet". This is a perfect township to enjoy the homely accommodations, vacation rentals and condo rentals on offer.
Mahwah about 20 miles from New York City and is home to Ramapo College and the Campgaw Mountain Ski area
, a premier learn to ski resort. Because of its student population, ski tourists, and proximity to the city, Mahwah has amassed a fine collection of restaurants. Travelers looking for lodging and accommodation in Mahwah, New Jersey, have several excellent options ranging from charming condo rentals to delightful vacation rentals.
Sites of interest include the 75-room, three-story Crocker Mansion, built in 1901
for George Crocker, son of the railroad magnate Charles Crocker. The estate, located at Crocker Mansion Drive, Mahwah, is one of New Jersey's historical landmarks.
For history buffs, there is the Mahwah Museum.
The Mahwah Museum Society preserves and presents the history of the community and its connection to the region. In its exhibit space it displays information about the history of Mahwah and there are monthly programs of interest by distinguished amateur and professional historians.
The Museum’s collection of artifacts, photographs, historical records and documents is carefully preserved, documented and catalogued and is a must see.
Mahwah is near the Ramapo Mountains and the Ramapo River.
Interstate 287 passes through Mahwah and the historic U.S. Route 202 also runs through Mahwah from Oakland, New Jersey, to Suffern, New York.
Mahwah is connected to bigger cities through the New Jersey Transit rail service
to Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan, Hoboken Terminal, and Newark. Passengers may also take advantage of express service on the same line from Suffern, New York, just across the state line.
Accommodations, vacation rental and condo rental choices are dotted around town and cater for all budgets.
The Campgaw Mountain Ski area is must for all winter sport enthusiasts.
It provides a variety of skiing and snowboarding terrain for all abilities with short lift lines, uncrowded trails, and a friendly staff. You’ll find the latest in rental equipment and the highest level of skiing or snowboarding instruction for all ages. Whether you are a beginner or an enthusiast, you’ll love the skiing, snowboarding, and tubing at Campgaw Mountain.
Campgaw features day and night skiing, snowboarding & snow Tubing, a freestyle terrain park, two ‘Magic Carpet’ conveyer lifts, two double chairlifts, six 800-ft. snow tubing Runs with two dedicated surface lifts, 100% snowmaking capabilities and specialized children's program for youngsters ages 4-6.
There are many accommodation and vacation rentals options surrounding the ski area making it easy for visitors to enjoy the snow all day.