Morris Plains

Has contributed to the construction of several new homes.

Welcome to Morris Plains

Peace, serenity, and a close-knit sense of community
An easy commute from Newark International Airport and New York City, Morris Plains is a close-knit community near Morris Township with friendly neighbors, wonderful schools, and a quiet way of living. In recent times, several now-locals have moved from the big city to more quiet communities like Morris Plains. Morris Plains real estate is known for its vast homes, oversized lots, an otherworldly sense of peace and privacy. Movement outward from more urban communities has contributed to the construction of several new homes and brought in a growing number of both cozy and high-end locally owned eateries, coffee houses, and other businesses.

Things to Do in Morris Plains

While Morris Plains is a short commute into the city thanks to a centrally located New Jersey Transit Station, locals don’t often need to stray too far from home to take care of essential errands. Growth in recent years has brought a high number of new boutiques, shops, and other important businesses into town. Throughout the year, locals can also visit several historic museums, farms, and quiet parks with miles and miles of trails and walkways. Morris Plains hosts many outdoor concerts in the Summer at Roberts Garden. Nearby Hanover Township offers even more things to do with farms, parks, restaurants, and events. 

Morris Plains Restaurants

This smaller borough borders several other municipalities and townships, many of which are bedroom communities for those working in New York City. Although Morris Plains may be small, locals are spoiled for choice when it comes to dining options. Tabor Road Tavern is an upscale eatery set in a warm environment serving American comfort classics. Perfect for a special night out, patrons are especially fond of their signature burger, plum glazed 14-ounce pork chop, charbroiled cowboy steak, and other hearty dishes.

Arthur’s Tavern offers a similar menu, in a bit more of a relaxed setting. This New Jersey restaurant group is famous in the northeast for giant steaks, stuffed sandwiches, and pretty generous portions across the board. A similar, friendly establishment is found nearby at Tiff‘s Grill & Ale House. This family-friendly sports bar hosts community events like trivia nights and boasts several large televisions to ensure you never miss a second of the big game. The community is also plentiful with other New Jersey cuisine. Pizza parlors, bagel shops, and diners serving cheesy disco fries can be found around nearly every corner.

Morris Plains Schools

The Morris Plains community is home to several high-performing private schools. The Red Oak School, Peck School, Assumption School, Morristown Beard School, and Delbarton High School are a few shining examples. Each Morris Plain school is highly ranked as some of the best in the region and state, with students going on to enjoy successful futures. 

Is Morris Plains a Nice Area?

Morris Plain is ranked among the top places to reside in New Jersey. Residents at Morris Plains enjoy close proximity to many restaurants, cafes and parks. According to the crime index, the Morris Plains crime rate is 4.7 times lower than the national average. Morris Plains schools were given an A grade by Niche. The Morris Plains police department is a New Jersey State Association of Chief's Of Police accredited agency.


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