Morristown with Friends
Collected by Calliope Gianpoulos, AFAR Local Expert
Not far from the bustling metropolis of New York City, Morristown has old school, small town charm, with a touch of high-end flair. Whether you're looking for a quiet escape, or a foray into nature, Morristown's quaint beauty and friendly atmosphere welcome you.
74 South St, Morristown, NJ 07960, USA
Known for their cups of tasty organic, fair-trade joe, this local favorite also serves summery drinks, like honey-mint iced tea, and chocolate-mint frozen-espresso ‘swirlz.’ The pastries are also delish—try the scones and whole-wheat muffins, and...
440 South St, Morristown, NJ 07960, USA
Book an English riding lesson or choose a trail ride along the miles of bridle paths around nearby Loantaka Park. The guided rides are offered seven days a week, and run from one to two hours in length. If you’re with a group, you can share the...
4 John St, Morristown, NJ 07960, USA
If the idea of losing yourself among stacks and stacks of old books is appealing to you, then leave room in your agenda to while away an afternoon at Old Book Shop in Morristown. The shop has books on dozens of topics and features a large...
90 South St, Morristown, NJ 07960, USA
Nostalgic for the kind of burger drive-in joint your pops went to? Look no further than Don’s. This retro slice of pure Americana is modeled after the original Don’s Drive-In in Livingston, New Jersey, which closed in 1993. The menu is a...
2 Whippany Rd, Morristown, NJ 07960, USA
Raw bar fanatics, your cup runneth over. Situated adjacent to the Westin Governor Morris Hotel, the Blue Morel is a fine dining establishment offering an enviable fresh seafood menu, and other highlights of New American cuisine. Although select...
13 South St, Morristown, NJ 07960, USA
A favorite local hangout of the young and sometimes boisterous, Sona Thirteen is Morristown’s take on the modern Irish pub. This is definitely a beer place, as evidenced by a second bar specializing solely in craft brews. The high ceilings and...
Tempe Wick Rd, Morristown, NJ 07960, USA
If you like imagining rugged men in colonial garb camping in the woods, a trip to Jockey Hollow may be just the thing. Here’s where the Colonial Army spent two harsh winters during the American Revolutionary War. Be sure to explore the log cabins,...
30 Washington Pl, Morristown, NJ 07960, USA
Built just prior to the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the Ford Mansion on Morris Avenue was brand new when George Washington made it his headquarters during the winter of 1779-1780. No doubt the General had a lot on his mind during...
2 Lackawanna Pl, Morristown, NJ 07960, USA
The days when tattoo parlors were viewed as dubious shore leave destinations are long gone. So goes the philosophy at evolvInk, a body art studio whose ambiance represents the polar opposite of that dingy, hole-in-the-wall stereotype. An...
8 Dehart St, Morristown, NJ 07960, USA
In business since 1983, Enjou Chocolat specializes in customized chocolate creations. Owner/founder Wendy Taffet has over 50,000 different molds at her disposal, which she expertly employs to manufacture confectioneries in every shape–from...
10 N Park Pl, Morristown, NJ 07960, USA
No visit to Morristown should fail to include a stop at the old town square, known locally as the Green. This small two-acre park is still the city center, as it has been for almost three centuries. Once the site of public executions, the Green...
140 Morris St, Morristown, NJ 07960, USA
The wait is over. There’s a gastropub in Morristown. Located literally a stone’s throw from the train station (please don’t put this to the test), End of Elm was started by a couple of local restaurateurs who felt there was demand for a locale...
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