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Best things to do in Morris County

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Clothing Store
“Luxury stores abound in this mall, a great place to walk around, have coffee, eat great food. Legal Seafood, Primo Mercado.”
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Bar
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“On the pricey side, but great food and experience. There is often entertainment there on weekends and it has a busy night life.”
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Point of Interest
“This small theater is a great place to see independent and limited release movies as well as live music and tribute bands.”
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Bistro
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“Great food and portions. If you are coming from the east, you can pass it on your way there or on your way home.”
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Italian Restaurant
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“Beautiful setting on the lake. You can sit indoors or outdoors depending on the season. ”
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Travel Agency
“Miles of trails for hiking and running, great area for biking, and lots of Revolutionary War History!”
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American Restaurant
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“Worth a visit despite the higher price. Great food, service, and amazing views!”
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Park
“We highly recommend the park and especially the bike and walking trails. A great place to bike, hike and more! Located close to us at: 142-170 Goodale Rd, Newton, NJ 07860 which is only a 10-minute drive! The Kittatinny Valley is a relatively flat expanse situated between the Kittatinny Mountains to the west and the Highlands to the east. Two rail trails pass through the valley. Kittatinny Valley State Park Within the Kittatinny Valley State Park are four lakes, extensive wetlands, and limestone ridges. The Aeroflex-Andover Airport, operated by the NJ Forest Fire Service, is also within its boundaries but not open to the public. Scattered throughout are numerous wetlands and open marshes of considerable biological interest. Limestone rock found in the area has created an alkaline soil in which only specially adapted species of plants can grow. Fortunately, many plants have thrived, and these marshes are considered to be places of unusually high natural diversity. Trails Overview: A 3-mile segment of the 20-mile Sussex Branch rail trail passes through the park, in addition to an extensive network of 11 blazed trails within the park. Use the Web Map link on this site to view a trail map. Hunting is NOT permitted on park property between Goodale Road and Limecrest Road. Click to read a detailed description of a hike in the park. Also administered by Kittatinny Valley State Park are the 27-mile Paulinskill Valley rail trail (friends group: Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee), and the Mount Paul Wildlife Management Area (click for a trail map) with 10 blazed trails totaling 10 miles, located north of Mahlon Dickerson Reservation.”
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Zoo
“Wonderful zoo with kids’ railroad. 28 min. drive. One of the benefits of staying on this side of the Hudson!”
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Point of Interest
“Once a movie theater, MPAC now features concerts, theater, dance and has hosted such luminaries as Frankie Avalon, Jerry Seinfeld and the Beach Boys.”
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Restaurant
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“This place has great burgers and they brew their own beer! Best to visit during the week. Weekends are very busy and crowded. Best service when seated at the bar. ($$)”
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Park
“Home to the Turtleback Zoo, The Fairy Trail (a secret spot), Waterfalls and ample hiking trails. ”
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Bar
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“This area has a lot to offer overall, Alice's is one of three good restaurants on the lake here. It has the highest view of Lake Hopatcong out of the other restaurants and is a little more upscale but still very delicious and perfect for a date night.”
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Museum
“Great place to take the kids. Educational tour or a former zinc mine and the site of one of the most diverse mineral deposits in the world”
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Shopping Mall
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Boat or Ferry
“The Miss Lotta offers a variety of brunch/dinner and cocktail tours of Lake Hopatcong. Highly recommended.”
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