A New York City suburb with magnetism all its own, Morristown is also known as the “military capital of the American Revolution.” Featuring a number of Revolutionary War sites and monuments as well as a bustling downtown business district, this historically rich and culturally colorful community ranks highly as one of New Jersey’s most-desired places to live.
Home to a highly diverse community of residents and a melting pot of experiences, Morristown brings big-city energy to residents and visitors alike, with a selection of restaurant, retail, and entertainment options unrivaled in northern NJ. Not to mention plenty of lush green space for open-air events and annual festivities, plus easy access to nearby NYC. Get it all from a city that has so much to offer.
Shopping in the area.
While the convenience and selection of well-known outlets and big-box stores are never far, a more eclectic shopping experience awaits in the boutique and specialty shops around town. From photo exhibits and services at 70 South Gallery to custom-made candies from Enjou Chocolat, Morristown retail options serve a diverse range of sensibilities and preferences.
Of course, a wide selection of boutique clothing stores and thrift shops accommodate any style, including athletic wear from Athleta and JackRabbit, vintage looks from the Market Street Mission Thrift Store, and eye-catching accessories from the Rock Box, 23 South Boutique, and other unique outlets.
Bars and restaurants nearby.
Boasting one of the most sought-after cuisine scenes in northern New Jersey, Morrisotwn has something to appeal to every palette. From the old-world Italian experience of Guerriero’s Ristorante to the Jockey Hollow Bar and Kitchen, which features four distinct, upscale dining areas and a menu specializing in pasta and seafood.
Creative culinary creations can be found at American bistro South & Pine while a visit to the Famished Frog will serve up pizza, craft beers, and other familiar bar fare. Or, stop by local favorite the Pampered Pig for a burger or pork roll—a true NJ staple.
Community service opportunities.
A number of charitable organizations and volunteering opportunities are available, including the nourish.NJ food bank and pantry, the Literacy Volunteers–Morris County—a free tutoring service for adults lacking the ability to read, write, or speak English—and Good Grief, which offers free unlimited support to children, teens, young adults, and families experiencing the death of someone near to them. Plus, the Market Street Mission always accepts donations and volunteers.