Top 10 Things to do in Hackensack, United States

March 28, 2018 Enedina Augsburger

Hackensack is a city in Bergen County in New Jersey, United States, and serves as its county seat. The area was officially named New Barbadoes Township until 1921, but it was informally known as Hackensack since at least the 18th century. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 43,010, reflecting an increase of 333 (+0.8%) from the 42,677 counted in the 2000 Census, which had, in turn, increased by 5,628 (+15.2%) from the 37,049 counted in the 1990 Census.
Restaurants in Hackensack

1. The Shops at Riverside

390 Hackensack Avenue One Riverside Square, Hackensack, NJ 07601-6310 +1 201-489-2212
Excellent
37%
Good
45%
Satisfactory
15%
Poor
2%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 83 reviews

The Shops at Riverside

Reviewed By KimoraBak

Riverside Square Mall is a fine location to peacefully stroll and shop for tasteful retail. With an array of dining and snack options to refresh your palate small or large Riverside Square Mall serves them all.

2. Van Saun County Park / Bergen County Zoological Park

216 Forest Ave, Paramus, NJ 07652-5349 +1 201-262-3771
Excellent
63%
Good
31%
Satisfactory
4%
Poor
1%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 364 reviews

Van Saun County Park / Bergen County Zoological Park

Reviewed By Liza H - Dumont, New Jersey

We love the Bergen County Zoo. It is a family favorite! We are members and they have many great activities all year long! Wonderful new updates and fantastic programs. My kids go to their zoo camp for a week in the summer as well! Love it!

3. Teaneck Cinemas

503 Cedar Ln, Teaneck, NJ 07666-1710 +1 201-530-7410
Excellent
47%
Good
42%
Satisfactory
11%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 35 reviews

Teaneck Cinemas

Reviewed By wolfman2014 - Brooklyn, New York

After not going to a theater for many many years, we went here to see a small independent film. Tickets during the day were just $5 each and that cannot be beat. The theater itself was a bit small, but seats were comfy and floor was clean. Street parking in the area is available, although I am sure it may get tough on the weekends.

4. Overpeck County Park

Fort Lee Road/Overpeck Park Driveway, 50 Fort Lee Road, Leonia, NJ 07605 +1 201-336-7275
Excellent
60%
Good
37%
Satisfactory
3%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 53 reviews

Overpeck County Park

The north section in Leonia has been open for many years but last year, the southern part was renovated, a new environmentally friendly bridge was installed to cross the Overpeck; new playing fields in the Ridgefield Park section, walking/biking/jogging trails begin in Leonia and head over to Ridgefield Park. Amphitheater on the Ridgefield Park side has had concerts. Watch the horses go through their paces on the Leonia side. Dog park is on the north side, kayak/canoe launch on the south side. Load s of parking and beautiful views of the creek/lake. Incredible to have this treasure 5 minutes from the GWB. Bus 172 from the NY side of the GWBBS takes you down Fort Lee Road to the entrance of the park (or Rockland Bus line 11A runs on Grand Avenue and stops at Fort Lee Road (2 blocks east of the park). If you're in the Ridgefield Park side watching the kids in the playing field and look east, you'll see the skyline of midtown Manhattan (and the World Trade Center).

Reviewed By Sujit-Mahapatra - Bayonne, New Jersey

Had fun with Kayaking. The Kayak rentals are to the right of Fort Lee Road/Overpeck Park Driveway intersection, via the wooden bridges. The staff there were quite friendly and helpful. Just a note that Canoes are not available everyday there, so better inquire before visiting. Kids under 5 are not allowed, and kids under 8 are allowed on canowe ONLY with two accompanying adults.Also went to the dinosaurs field station nearby.

5. Maywood Station Museum

269 Maplewood Ave, Maywood, NJ 07603-1742
Excellent
0%
Good
72%
Satisfactory
28%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

3.5 based on 7 reviews

Maywood Station Museum

Reviewed By pdclarry - NYC Area

There was once passenger train service from the 125th street Manhattan ferry terminal in Edgewater, but that was 60 years ago. What is left is the station in Maywood, which was a resort town in the 1800's and now a bedroom community near NYC. Alas, the railroad is now only freight, but a team of railroad enthusiasts took over the station a few years ago and restored it. Inside is a collection of memorabilia from a bygone era, outside a lovingly restored caboose with an n-gauge layout inside, and a diesel engine in the process of being restored. The museum is open only one Sunday afternoon a month, so check before coming.

6. MetLife Stadium

1 Metlife Stadium Dr, East Rutherford, NJ 07073-5100 +1 201-559-1515
Excellent
58%
Good
27%
Satisfactory
9%
Poor
3%
Terrible
3%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 817 reviews

MetLife Stadium

Reviewed By t2cps - Darwen, United Kingdom

I've been fortunate to visit many of the worlds great stadiums (Wembley, The bernabeau in Madrid, Sydney Olympic stadium, Allianz arena Munich and Newlands in Cape Town) and this is far and away the best. The whole experience started with the bus ride from Manhattan...MoreHi there, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at MetLife Stadium! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed the overall experience here! Looking forward to hopefully hosting you again soon! Until then, The Guest Services Team at MetLife Stadium

7. Brix City Brewing

4 Alsan Way, Little Ferry, NJ 07643-1001 +1 201-440-0865
Excellent
44%
Good
28%
Satisfactory
28%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 14 reviews

Brix City Brewing

Reviewed By Mark A - Lake Shore, Minnesota

Last night was at the bar at the Hilton, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, noticed 3 beer tap lines which I have never seen before: Brix City.
Today I looked up Brix City Brewing online, located not too far from the hotel. Went there, met the owner. Had a flight of their beers. Very good beer guys! Toured their brew house. Nice variety of beers.
I have been to other breweries in NJ, this is the best so far!

8. Historic New Bridge Landing

1201 Main St, River Edge, NJ 07661-2026
Excellent
40%
Good
50%
Satisfactory
10%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 10 reviews

Historic New Bridge Landing

Reviewed By robcurtross - New York City, New York

Bergen County saw action in every single year of the Revolution, and the Steuben House is said to have seen more of the war than any other house in America. It is very moving to stand on the banks of the Hackensack River and remember how hotly contested this place was for so long.

There are good interpretive signs, special events of interest and a large historical museum focused on Bergen County. Check the website and time your visit to the park to coincide with an event of personal interest. Incidentally, the walking tour app for the park is excellent, and the library, when open, contains a number of excellent books related to Bergen County.

9. King Spa

321 Commercial Ave, Palisades Park, NJ 07650-1211 +1 201-947-9955
Excellent
47%
Good
32%
Satisfactory
9%
Poor
5%
Terrible
7%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 128 reviews

King Spa

Reviewed By lunahod - New York City, New York

no frills 4 floors of simple delight. service is readily available though usually without a smile. clean, reliable, well worth the money. the design is atrocious but oh well... you can't have everything. the point is in the heat that's readily available really everywhere, starting with the worm floors and going all the way to the hottest/largest sauna next to the juice joint. smaller less hot saunas are also abundant as are places to rest including cozy corners where one can simply lay on the worm ceramic floor. overall, an excellent half day of the whole day trip to rejuvenation. highly recommended, especially in the cold seasons.

10. Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey

400 Fred Wehran Dr, Teterboro, NJ 07608-1114 +1 201-288-6344
Excellent
23%
Good
59%
Satisfactory
9%
Poor
9%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 21 reviews

Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey

2014 OPEN COCKPIT WEEKENDS! March 29-30, May 24-25, July 26-27, Sept. 27-28, Nov. 15,16 From 10 AM till 4 PM Saturday and Sunday. This gives our patrons two days over the weekend to come out to this special event instead of just one as in the past. Visitors can sit in the cockpits of a one-of-a-kind 1950 Martin 202 airliner, a rare Lockheed-designed Bush Plane, a Cobra gunship helicopter, An HH-52A Coast Guard helicopter, an OV-1A Mohawk close support aircraft, our "Little-Cut-Up" aircraft control demonstrator, and the control cab of an Airport Rescue and Fire-Fighting truck.People, young and old can learn how the flight systems work. Qualified pilots will help guests understand the instruments and controls of these special aircraft.Admission $7.00 Adults, $5.00 Seniors and children under 12

Reviewed By MEEEK - Suffern, New York

This is a great museum, especially if you're an aviation enthusiast. There's lots to read, some interactive exhibits, especially on the first floor, and the museum covers just about all eras and aspects of aviation and some space travel. I enjoyed watching the orientation video and the video from the International Space Station, in particular. The museum held the attention of a teenage friend of my son's who is unaccustomed to museums and was not as familiar with space and aviation, as my son, who has been to many museums, especially those pertaining to air and space. The workers were very knowledgeable, and are happy to answer questions. There are some planes to look at on the grounds, as well; we just couldn't figure out how to get out there to see them.

ThingsTodoPost © 2018 All rights reserved.