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Parsippany is a city in Morris County, New Jersey.

"The place to be, Parsippany!" Parsippany is located in Morris County with a diverse population of 52,900. Rated the 13 best place to live in the United States by Money Magazine, this town is a dynamic community that has a lot to offer. The town holds 29 recreational parks with roller rinks and turf fields, two 18 hole golf courses, a 12 theatre movie complex, and several fine restuarants to dine at. The town is also known for their seasonal parades and events including the Memorial Day Parade(held on route 202), the Fourth of July Fireworks (Parsippany Hills HS), and the Summer Concert Series. The educational system provides excellent education throughout the various elementary schools, 2 public middle and high schools. There is also a lot of history in the town dating back to the 1700's. Many old buildings and houses have been preserved and kept in the town sucha as the 1870 Condit house, 1790 Littleton School house, and the 1783 Isaac Beach House. Parsippany is also the largest surburban commercial real estate market in New Jersey.

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If traveling by car, Parsippany intersects a lot of major roadways including Interstates 80, 280 and 287, US Routes 46 and 202, and NJ Routes 10 and 53. The nearest train station is located in Mt. Tabor, a neighborhood of Parsippany and offers service to the New Jersey Transit Morris & Essex Line, which travels to and from New York Penn Station and the Hoboken Terminal. The closest airports to Parsippany inlcude Newark International Airport in Newark NJ, and John F. Kennedy International Airport in NY. The free transit system in Parsippany allows for travel all throughout the town and the buses run monday through friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Transit phone number is 1+973-263-7093.

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Parks

Cameron Dog Park The Cameron Dog Park, located on South Beverwyck Road, just south of Route 80, is an area set aside for dogs and their owners to exercise and play off-leash in a controlled environment. There are separate fenced-in areas for small dogs and large dogs. Dog drinking fountains are provided in both areas. Permits are required. Call Animal Control at 973-263-7083 for more information.

Chief Hiawatha Park Chief Hiawatha Park is located on North Beverwyck Road, in the business district of the Lake Hiawatha section of town. The small “pocket park" has a gazebo, lovely plantings and a plaque with the story of Chief Hiawatha.

Craftsman Farms The 27-acre historical site of Craftsman Farms is the second largest park in Parsippany and is the former home of famed furniture designer, Gustav Stickley. Located at Route 10 West and Manor Lane at the entrance to Powder Mill Estates, Craftsman Farms has been designated a National Historic Landmark. The park includes Gustav Stickley's main Log House, three Stickley cottages that he used for housing his workers, the Stickley stables, stone milk house, chicken coop, dairy barn ruins and other farm buildings.

Druid Hill Park Druid Hill Park is located between Elf Court and Twin Oaks Road with a connection to Maplewood Drive. Accessible from three different residential areas, it has a children's play area, a designated area for horseshoes and bocce and volleyball and basketball courts. There are paved walking paths around the perimeter.

Lake Parsippany Park Lake Parsippany Park, located at the end of Elmwood Drive off Halsey Road, is a large park with softball and soccer fields, basketball, volleyball and bocce courts, horseshoe pits, two children’s play areas, walking paths and a large picnic area with a shelter, electricity and charcoal grills that can be reserved. It is adjacent to the Par-Troy Little League West baseball complex.

Golf Courses

Knoll West Country Club, Knoll & Green Bank Roads, Parsippany, NJ 07054, 1+973+263+7110 This golf course offers 18 holes, 6,752 yds with an average of Par 70. Enjoy a cocktail after a game on the balcony of the country club.

Mt Tabor Country Club, Country Club Road, Mt Tabor, NJ 07878 1+973+627+5995 The 9-hole "Mt Tabor" course at the Mt Tabor Country Club facility in Mt Tabor, New Jersey features 2,792 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 35 . The course rating is 35.7 and it has a slope rating of 120 on Blue grass.

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Bar and Grill

Reservoir Tavern, Parsippany Rd. Parsippany NJ 07054 1+973+334+5708 Known for their famous pizza, this restaurant is a great place to go to for moderately priced meals. Open Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Tipperary Pub, 285 US Highway 46 Parsippany, NJ 7054 1+973+515+2000 Located in the Sheraton Parsippany Hotel, Tipperary Pub offers traditional pub fare, including Irish favorites. A wide variety of beers are available by the bottle or on tap.

Italian

Goodfellas, 281 Littleton Rd, Parsippany, NJ 07054 1+973+334+9192 Small restaurant with a lot of taste. The prices are moderate to high but the food is worth it. The service is very friendly and knowledgeable and allows for the customer to bring their own wine.

Bistecza, 281 Littleton Rd, Parsippany, NJ 07054 1+973+402+8080 Restaurant gives good sized portions for the price of the meal. The atmosphere is relaxing. Anyone looking for a place close to home but a little different should try this restaurant.

Japanese

Mizu, 156 Parsippany Rd, Parsippany, NJ 07054 1+973+386+9200 Chic modern atmosphere with really friendly service. Menu is very big with a lot of choices to choose from. Good place for an intamate date or a night out with friends.

Sakura Japanese Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, 949 Us-46, Parsippany, NJ 07054 1+973+335+8818 This restaurant offers a varity of cuisine including habachi, steak, sushi and seafood. Sakura has a great happy hour for after work drinks. The chefs are entertaining and fun to watch.

Mexican

Moe's Southwest Grill, 1131 Us-46, Parsippany, NJ 07054 1+973+335+6637 Great american/mexican restaurant with a fused cuisine. Atmosphere is fun and upbeat. Also offers wifi for business lunches.

El Rincon Colombiano, 295 Parsippany Rd, Parsippany, NJ 07054 1+973+428+5115 Old fashion mexican food with old fashion owners. This restaurant is true authentic mexican cuisine straight from Colombia. If willing to try something new, El Rincon is the place to go.

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Days Inn Parsippany 3159 Route 46 East, Parsippany NJ 07054 Clean and quiet atmosphere at affordable rates. Offers free wireless highspeed internet. Free continental breakfast included.

Fairfield Inn and Suites By Marriott 3535 Route 46 East, Parsippany NJ 07054 Clean, comfortable rooms with affordable prices. Start your da off with a complimentary deluxe contintental breakfast.

Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites 707 Route 46 East, Parsippany NJ 07054 Heart of the business district and minutes away from surrounding towns. Conveniently located near shopping malls, universities, and restaurants. Offers complimentary van service.

Howard Johnson Express Inn 635 Route 46 East, Parsippany NJ 07054 Public transportation to NYC available near hotel. Offers free wireless internet.

Ramada Limited 949 Route 46 East, Parsippany NJ 07054 Accessible to all major highways. Minutes away from all office parks and corporate offices.

Red Roof Inn Parsippany 855 Route 46 East, Parsippany NJ 07054 Redesigned rooms with more comfort and added amenities such as T-Moble wireless internett access. Offers coffeehouse style service.

Sonesta ES Suites Parsippany, 61 Interpace Pkwy, 973-334-2907 (fax: 973-334-2908), [1]. Formerly Staybridge Suites Parsippany, offers extended stay suite accommodations, business center, high speed internet access, fitness center, indoor swimming pool, outdoor recreational court, and on-site laundry/dry cleaning.  edit

  • Residence Inn Parsippany (Parsippany NJ Hotels), 3 Gatehall Drive Parsippany, New Jersey 07054, 1-973-984-3313, [2]. Residence Inn Parsippany Extended Stay Hotel is just off New Jersey Routes 10 & 202, convenient to Morris Plains, Hanover, and all major office parks.  edit
  • Courtyard Parsippany, 3769 Route 46 East, 973-394-0303, [3]. checkin: 3PM; checkout: 12PM. Located in the Parsippany business district. $89. (40.877886,-74.445538) edit


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