Things to do in Parsippany
Ideally located just 30 minutes from Newark International Airport and 25 miles from New York City, Sheraton Parsippany Hotel is a great choice for business and leisure travelers alike. Navigating the area by car is simple: we are convenient to several highways, including Interstates 80, 280, 287 and others. We are also within easy reach of historic Morristown, Florham Park and East Hanover. For those who want a breath of fresh air or a taste of history and culture, there are many things to do in Parsippany.
|Anchor Golf Center | 5.0 miles away
21 NJ-10, Whippany, NJ 07981 | (973) 887-0898
The Anchor Golf Center features fun activities for the whole family! You'll be sure to have a great time with attractions such as the driving range, miniature golf, nine-hole pitch, a putting green and more. The Golf Center also offers lessons, summer camps, and a venue for group events.
|Frelinghuysen Arboretum | 5.1 miles away
353 East Hanover Ave, Morristown, NJ 07962 | (973) 326-7600
Surrounding a magnificent Colonial Revival mansion, the woodlands, meadows, beautiful gardens and distinctive collections of trees and shrubs of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum make this the ideal setting for leisurely strolls. Today, the Frelinghuysen Arboretum is also a regional center for horticultural activities, including educational programs, special tours, group tours, special events, and a comprehensive collection of botanical literature.
|Morris Museum | Bickford Theatre | 5.4 miles away
6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, NJ 07960 | (973) 971-3700
The Morris Museum is the only museum in New Jersey with a professional theatre that produces and presents professional productions of musicals, dramas, comedies, and mysteries; year-round children’s theatre; a jazz series; a blues series, and special concerts and performances.
|Acorn Hall | 5.6 miles away
68 Morris Ave, Morristown, NJ 07960 | (973) 267-3465
Acorn Hall was built for the Schermerhorn family in 1853, and purchased by Agustus 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.
|Splashplex | 6.0 miles away
182 Route 10 West, East Hanover, NJ 07936 | (973) 428-1166
Stay cool this summer with all of the fun-filled, family attractions at Splashplex at the Funplex. Make a splash in their lazy river, 4 exciting water slides, 5 story tower and beautiful waterfall pool. The fun never ends as there are also bumper cars, go karts and more on site!
|Imagine That | 7.0 miles away
4 Vreeland Rd, Florham Park, NJ 07932 | (973) 966-8000
Imagine That is a local New Jersey children's museum that offers fun, interactive, educational programs and experiences that all children will enjoy! The 16,000 square foot museum features over 40 hands-on exhibits so children can learn as they play.
|Historic Downtown Morristown | 7.0 miles away
Visiting this historic downtown district is one of the top things to do in Parsippany. It exudes a charming ambience and is now host to a wide array of fine shops and restaurants. The Morristown Crossroads District is home to a diverse range of specialty shops, restaurants, services and more. Completed in 1969, Morristown's famous overhead sidewalks known as "Skymart" was an ambitious urban renewal project that added a second, overhead sidewalk system to Morristown's historic Main Street. Morristown is the only city in America with a two-level sidewalk system.
|Lewis Morris Park | 10.0 miles away
270 Mendham Rd, Morristown, NJ 07960 | (973) 267-4351
Experience all the beauty of mother nature at Lewis Morris Park. The 1154 acre park features a lake recreation area, Parcourse Exercise circuit, hiking trails, ballfields, picnic areas, and a dog park. Bring the family on a warm sunny day and enjoy a day full of biking, boating, swimming, fishing and even horseback riding!
|The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey | 10 miles away
36 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940 | 973-408-5600
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is one of the leading Shakespeare theatres in the nation — serving 100,000 adults and children annually. Among the top things to do in Parsippany, it is New Jersey's only professional theatre company dedicated to Shakespeare's canon and other classic masterworks. Now in its 49th season, it is the longest-running Shakespeare theatre on the east coast.
|Turtle Back Zoo | 12.6 miles away
560 Northfield Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052 | (973) 731-5800
Rated the #1 Zoo in New Jersey, The Turtle Back Zoo exhibits a variety of species from 5 continents. The zoo offers free on-site parking, so bring the family and spend the day seeing your favorite animals! Guests can also enjoy a ride on the exciting miniature train, play on the animal playground, or catch a special zoo happening or event.
|Sun High Orchards | 13.0 miles away
19 Canfield Ave, Randolph, NJ 07869 | (973) 584-4734
Visit Sun High Orchards for the most delicious, farm fresh, in season fruits and vegetables. Families can come for the day and enjoy fresh fruit and flower picking, homemade baked goods and ice creams, fun farm animals, and hay rides and farm tours!
|The Mall at Short Hills | 13.5 miles away
1200 Morris Tpke., Short Hills, NJ 07078 | (973) 376-7350
Nowhere else in the world can you find such an unprecedented collection of upscale specialty retailers. The region's preeminent shopping destination includes 160 specialty stores and restaurants. Over 40 boutiques have their only NJ location at The Mall at Short Hills, a favored destination for shoppers from far and wide. The Mall at Short Hills is by far one of our guests' favorite things to do in Parsippany.