The Westin Governor Morris, Morristown

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2 Whippany Road, Morristown, NJ, 07960, United States   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: 973-539-7300   •  Hotel Reservations: 888-627-8419


Things to do in Morristown

Enjoy easy access to all the things to do in Morristown, New Jersey from the ideally located Westin Governor Morris, Morristown. Spend the day visiting historical sites, boutiques, museums and local theaters. From history buffs to foodies and families, there's something to do for every type of traveler in charming Morristown, New Jersey.

Discover some of our favorite things to do in Morristown and the surrounding area, and begin planning your getaway today.


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What's Nearby

  1. Acorn Hall
  2. Ford Mansion and Washington's Headquarters Museum
  3. Frelinghuysen Arboretum
  4. Livingston Mall
  5. Morris County Golf Club
  6. Morris Museum
  7. The Mall at Short Hills
  8. The Morristown Green
  9. The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

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Acorn Hall

68 Morris Ave, Morristown, NJ 07960 | .1 mile away

Acorn Hall was built for the Schermerhorn family in 1853 and purchased by Augustus and Mary Crane in 1860. It serves as an authentic representation of early upper-middle class suburban life in Morris County. In recognition of the role of the Crane and Hone women in both preservation and the women’s suffrage movement, Acorn Hall is part of the NJ Women’s Heritage Trail.


Morris Museum and Bickford Theatre

6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, NJ 07960 | .8 miles away

With over 40,000 objects to discover, the Morris Museum is also home to the professional Bickford Theatre, which produces and presents productions of musicals, dramas, comedies, and mysteries; year-round children’s theatre; a jazz series; a blues series, and special concerts and performances. 


Frelinghuysen Arboretum

353 East Hanover Ave, Morristown, NJ 07962 | .9 miles away

Surrounding a magnificent Colonial Revival mansion, The Frelinghuysen Arboretum is the perfect place for a leisurely stroll. The Arboretum is also a center for horticultural activities, including educational programs, special tours, group tours, special events, and a comprehensive collection of botanical literature.


Ford Mansion & Washington's Headquarters Museum

30 Washington Place, Morristown, NJ 07960 | 1.3 miles away

Explore the Jacob Ford Jr. Mansion, where General Washington and his aids spent six months starting in December 1779. Guided tours, three exhibit galleries and a 30-minute film are available in the museum.


The Morristown Green

46 Washington Street, Morristown, NJ 07960 | 1.3 miles away

Known by locals as "The Green," this park in the center of Morristown once served as George Washington's headquarters from January - May 1777. Today, the Green hosts many local festivals and events and is the perfect place for a quick stroll or to relax with a bite on a park bench.


Morris County Golf Club

36 Punch Bowl Road, Morristown, NJ 07960 | 2.3 miles away

The Club's immaculately maintained 18-hole, par 70 MCGC course was designed in 1916 and features 150 acres of tree-lined fairways and undulating terrain. It is known as a "thinking man's course," as many of the greens cannot be seen from the tee, adding to the challenge posed by this course.


The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

6 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940 | 3.8 miles away

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is one of the leading Shakespeare theatres in the nation — serving 100,000 adults and children annually. It is New Jersey's only professional theatre company dedicated to Shakespeare's canon and other classic masterworks. It is also one of the longest-running Shakespeare theatres in the country.


Livingston Mall

112 Eisenhower Pkwy, Livingston, NJ 07039 | 6 miles away

Refresh your wardrobe with a trip to nearby Livingston Mall. Offering over 100 stores including Macy's and Lord & Taylor, this mall is one of Morristown residents' favorite places to shop. 


The Mall at Short Hills

1200 Morris Tpke., Short Hills, NJ 07078 | 8.1 miles away

As the region's preeminent shopping destination, the Mall at Short Hills features 160 specialty stores and restaurants. Over 40 boutiques have their only NJ location at The Mall at Short Hills, so a stop here is among our guests' favorite things to do in Morristown.