Morris Plains

Morris Plains is a scenic community exuding small-town charm.

Welcome to Morris Plains

A quaint, tight-knit town with direct access to Penn Station
Morris Plains is a scenic community exuding small-town charm.
What first comprised nothing but small farms, mills, and forges, later transformed into a summer resort destination for the New York City elite seeking an escape from the hustle and bustle.
Today, Morris Plains is a thriving town with a tight-knit community, known as “The Community of Caring.”

What to Love

  • Train lines offering direct access to Penn Station and Hoboken Terminal
  • Tight-knit, friendly community
  • Quaint and charming small-town vibes

Local Lifestyle

Morris Plains is a cozy, close-knit community where residents are likely to bump into their neighbors while strolling the town, grabbing a cup of coffee, or perusing the farmers’ market.
Many residents enjoy an easy commute to New York City via the Morristown Line of NJ Transit, which provides commuters with direct access to New York Penn Station and Hoboken Terminal.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Morris Plains offers plenty of restaurants, cafés, and parks either in walking distance or a quick drive from one another.

Indulge in sumptuous steaks, burgers, and sandwiches at Arthur's Tavern or Tiff's Grill and Ale House. Head to Bruno's Italian Bistro for authentic cuisine in a cozy setting. Many locals start their morning commute with fresh, hand-rolled bagels from Time for a Bagel.

Things to Do

In Morris Plains, there’s a plethora of fun and family-friendly community events throughout the year. Residents also enjoy exploring the abundance of lush open space, parks, and trails in Morris Plains, including Central Avenue Park, Roberts Garden, Community Park, and American Road Trail, among others.
Stock up on fresh produce from local vendors at the Morris Plains farmers’ market, open from June through October. 
In the summer, you’ll spot many locals taking advantage of the serene surroundings of the Community Park Pool or the Idlewild Pool Club, a natural, spring-fed swimming oasis.

Enjoy live music alfresco throughout the summer during the Morris Plains Concert Series at Roberts Garden.
The Morris Plains Community Garden offers anyone with a green thumb a beautiful and tranquil space to garden while interacting with neighbors. Each year, local gardeners donate over 2,500 pounds of produce to the Food Pantry, and the garden produces approximately 20 tons of products over an entire season.


Students in town are served by the highly-rated Morris Plains School District. It is one of four districts in the state to be designated a Future Ready Schools-NJ Silver Distinction District, the highest Future Ready Schools-NJ certification currently available. Educational opportunities include:
  • Morristown High School, 9-12
  • Morris Plains Borough School, 3-8

Morris Plains Real Estate

Jennifer Pickett is proud to offer a wide selection of homes for sale in Morris Plains, New Jersey. She is the top real estate agent in Morris County and has the skills, local area knowledge, and connections to make buying or selling your Morris County home a breeze. Contact her today to learn more about her Morris County real estate services. 

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