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Dover (New Jersey)

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Dover is a town in central Morris County, New Jersey with a small city feel. It is home to many Hispanic shops and restaurants. It was once an industrial town with machine shops, iron and mill works, and textile factories.

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By car[edit]

Dover is accessible from Interstate 80 (exit 35 eastbound, exit 35A westbound), U.S. Route 46, NJ-10, and NJ-15. Several taxi services operate in and around the town.

By train[edit]

The NJ Transit Morris and Essex Line and Montclair-Boonton Line both stop at the Dover train station, conveniently located in the Blackwell Street district.

By bus[edit]

Morris County Metro routes 2 and 10 stop here. The NJT #875 & #880 buses also stop there.

Get around[edit]

Most of the attractions in Dover are located along the downtown Blackwell Street district. The areas surrounding this district are largely residential with not much to see. |Map of Dover (PDF)

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Every Sunday from April through December there is a flea market downtown.

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  • Santa Train Rides In New Jersey, Route 23 Southbound & West Belt Parkway, Wayne 07470, 973-238-0555, [1]. In early December we run our 1½ hour Santa Claus Train Rides in northern New Jersey. Everyone has time to enjoy Santa Claus & other cartoon characters! Santa Claus will Ho Ho Ho his way through the train & visit each child giving them a special gift from his bag. In addition each child can have their picture taken with Santa Claus so they can always remember their ride, so bring your cameras. $9 and $13..  edit


Buy[edit][add listing]

Not really Dover, but closed by - Rockaway Townsquare Mall

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Sleep[edit][add listing]

There are several motels on Route 46 in Rockaway, a drive of about five minutes.

Stay safe[edit]

Dover is surrounded by wealthy suburbs and is very safe. If you find yourself walking down Blackwell Street at night, keep your wits about you, but there is really little to worry about.

Get out[edit]


Routes through Dover
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