A cozy town with a modern downtown


Welcome to Morristown

A cozy town with a modern downtown


Welcome to the hottest area in Morris County.  On any given day or night any time of the year, the streets of Morristown are alive and exude a friendly, welcoming energy. When driving through the town, it will become apparent why Morristown routinely appears on lists of the top places to live in the U.S. On your way to its immaculate downtown area, you'll pass historical sites while wide, tree-lined streets lead you through charming neighborhoods with lush green parks. With just over 20,000 residents, this town is big enough to have great restaurants, independent and brand-name shopping, and plenty to do. However, it still has a small-town vibe with a strong community spirit. If you are looking for a commutable small town that's charming and welcoming, Morristown is the place for you.
Housing in Morristown ranges from modern luxury apartment buildings to elegant Colonial estates. Most of the houses in the area are single-family homes, often set on generous wooded lots with incredible curb appeal. Neighborhoods are arranged around Morristown's many parks, giving residents excellent access to outdoor spaces. Commuters will enjoy a leisurely trip into New York City and surrounding areas on the New Jersey transit system.

What to Love

30 miles from New York City with easy public transit links

Charming small-town feel with a big community spirit

Vibrant downtown area 

Several year-round festivals, events, and celebrations


Local Lifestyle

Morristown residents are proud of where they live. They know they've found a special place to call home, and they make the most of it. They have a deep appreciation of history and the arts, too. Residents spend their weekends exploring the area's parks, touring historical sites, or attending festivals on Morristown Green. In the evenings, restaurants buzz with locals, giving the place a laid-back nightlife that's easy to enjoy. This is a very friendly community, with plenty of activities for people of all ages to enjoy.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Morristown benefits from an excellent selection of local restaurants, so you won't have to go far to find the perfect night out. The Grand Cafe on Washington Street is ideal for a date night. The French restaurant is flawlessly chic, serving traditional dishes such as escargot, foie gras, and duck. Visit The Committed Pig near Morristown Green for a casual night out with friends. The rustic hamburger bar is a local favorite, and their fried pickles are a must-try menu item.
Roots Steakhouse, just down the street, is a top-rated steakhouse serving incredible surf and turf dishes in an upscale, white tablecloth setting. You'll want to stop by the award-winning SmartWorld Coffee for your morning coffee run. Located on South Street, this coffee shop is regularly voted the best in the area.

Things to Do

One of the loveliest things about this quaint New Jersey town is the abundance of things to do in the area. Make sure you stay up-to-date on what's happening at Morristown Green, referred to as "the Green" by locals. It is the epicenter of activity in the town. From picnics in the summer to a winter wonderland during the holiday season, the Green is always worth a visit.
Nearby, the Mayo Performing Arts Center has been hosting live music, comedy, and theatre performances for over 90 years. Visit the Morristown National Historical Park to learn more about the area's history and role in the American Revolution. The park was the site of Fort Nonsense, a hilltop fort offering sweeping views of Morristown and the surrounding area.

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great schools
It's walkable to grocery stores
It's walkable to restaurant
Easy commutes
Good transit
There are sidewalks
Yards are well-kept
Streets are well-lit
Great hospitals
Parks and playgrounds
It's dog friendly
Great nightlife
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