Rockaway Tourism

Rockaway is a borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 6,438, reflecting a decline of 35 (-0.5%) from the 6,473 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 230 (+3.7%) from the 6,243 counted in the 1990 Census. Rockaway was formed as a borough on June 19, 1894, from portions of Rockaway Township, based on the results of a referendum held the previous day. Portions of Rockaway Township were annexed by the borough in 1908. The borough shares its name with the Rockaway River and the neighboring township. The name is derived from a Native American term, variously said to mean "place of sands", "creek between two hills" or "bushy" / "difficult to cross".

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Looking for travel information about Rockaway? Explore the best travel advice on Rockaway, United States. Rockaway is located at a short trip away from Philadelphia a major city in United States. Philadelphia is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue Of Liberty. Also, to reach Rockaway, you'll have to take a flight to Philadelphia; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Rockaway are of 1 to 2 days duration.

Get, set and plan a journey with this amazing travel planner for Rockaway that shall leave you with plenty of memories at the end of your trip.

  • Know the pollution level of Rockaway before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 81.25 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Rockaway for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Rockaway.

    • Burglary and Theft 61.11 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 68.06 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 75 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 51.47 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 62.5 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 63.89 (High)
    • Attacks 66.67 (High)
    • Drug offense 76.39 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 51.39 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 65.28 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 44.74 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 70.83 (High)
    • Safety Index 33.59 (Low)
    • Climate Index 76.02 (High)
    • Pollution Index 66.52 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 48.75 (High)
    • Health Care Index 76.3 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.33 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Rockaway

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 36.67 USD

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