Itineraries ideas
#1 Morris County One Day Winter Break Itinerary
Visit a Museum
There is a lot of history to explore in Morris County. Many small museums are open and willing to schedule what amounts to a private tour for small groups. Make an appointment with the curator at a time that suits you. We recommend several small museums like Macculloch Hall, the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts, and the Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall.
Macculloch Hall

Macculloch Hall Interior view of the Exhibition Room with period furniture, and display cases with historic china and vases.

New Jersey’s second largest museum, the Morris Museum, is open six days a week (closed Monday). Tour their rotating exhibits and collections like the world renown Guinness Collection of Mechanical Musical Instruments and Automata.  A Smithsonian affiliate.
Morris Museum

Morris Museum’s Murtogh D. Guinness Collection of 750 historic mechanical musical instruments and automata

Grab some Lunch
Here is a link to our Dining Page Check before you go to make sure they are open when you’re ready to grab a meal.
Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen
Take a Walk in the Park
We recommend the 26 miles of trails within Morristown National Historical Park at Jockey Hollow. Trails open each day dawn to dusk, as are portable restrooms, with ranger-staffed Visitor Contact Stations open Fri-Sat-Sun 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Morris County Park Commission has many choices for hiking trails and parks. We recommend the 127-acre Frelinghuysen Arboretum, a serene place to relax, as well as to learn, explore, and celebrate nature. Digital maps of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum are available online. Open each day dawn to dusk.
Frelinghuysen Aboretum

An exterior view of the arbor and patio after a rain at the Freylinghuysen arboretum.

#2 Six New Jersey Road Trips:  Beyond the Exit
When people begin to travel again it will be close to home and by car.  Here are six great drives through New Jersey for you to consider.  Two of the six go right through Morris County.  Plan your trip by calling the sites ahead of time to get updated days and hours of operation.  Then fill up your gas tank and GO!
Click on the map to view or download the NJ Road Trips.


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