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Morristown is in New Jersey.

Get around

Most places in the heart of the city (the square) are easily accessible by walking. If you arrive by train you'll probably have to call for a taxi for going anywhere beyond the immediate area. Walking will serve you well otherwise.

Activities

Slightly outside the city, off of highway 202 you'll find the famous headquarters of George Washington: Jockey Hollow. Now a historic park, one can go to see the camps and homes built hundreds of years ago, or just go for a nice relaxing getaway walk on one of the trails. The park also offers picnic areas and baseball fields. Be aware when driving in the park that the speed limits are aggressively enforced and that at times people will walk in the road and may not be visible over hills.

Shopping

The Green is the central hot shot of shopping in Morristown. Century 21, a store that features designer clothing at low prices, (Carrie was shopping at one of the NY locations in an episode of Sex and the City) is currently the most popular large shopping center. However, there are many kitschy stores in the area.

Dining

There is an abundance of restaurants in Morristown serving pretty much every taste. As well Morristown, like most every other New Jersey city, has a diner which is open 24 hours a day. Near the train station the diner is nothing special among diners, but offers pretty good food at a good price and, once again as it is its main appeal, is open 24 hours a day.

  Moghul, 35 Morris Street, Tel: (973)-631-1100, Fax: (973)-631-9505, Closed Mondays; Lunch: Tue-Fri (11-2:30PM) Sat & Sun (12-1PM) Dinner: Tue-Fri (5:30-10:30PM) Sat & Sun (5-11PM), Very good Indian restaurant with delicious food, friendly attentive staff, and a quaint pleasant atmosphere which make this an enjoyable dining experience. (Online menu available)

Lodging

  The Headquarters Plaza Hotel 3 Speedwell Avenue. Tel: (973) 898-9100. Fax: (973) 898-0726. Probably the nicest and largest hotel in Morristown. Right off the square it is essentially at the heart of Morristown and conveniently houses a nice 10 theatre movie theatre.
  Summerfield Suites Hotel by Wyndham 194 Park Avenue. Tel: (973) 971-0008. Fax: (973) 971-0013. Nestled in the rolling hills and broad valleys of northern New Jersey Morristown offers the tranquility of the countryside with all of the comforts of home.


Morristown and Erie Alcos, No. 17 and No. 16, Morristown, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Get in

There is a small Morristown airport, but it services private jets only.

Car is a good bet and generally the parking isn't especially miserable though on-street parking is often metered. Navigating the square can be a bit of a headache at times and depending on where you want to go, but it's nothing to lose sleep over. A range of exits off of highway 287 allow quick and easy access to different parts of the city.

The Morristown train station is generally well serviced by NJ Transit, where one can commute between New York City Penn Station in about an hour.

Drink

No lack of alcohol in Morristown as most restaurants themselves feature bars.


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