Welcome to Parsippany
Based on the word for "the place where the river winds through the valley"
Parsippany is a township in Morris County, New Jersey, that is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the United States, and it’s not hard to understand why. With flat land and fertile soil, Parsippany had its roots in farming before the now-urban township arose, but today you’ll find an eclectic dining scene, incredible local boutiques, and a warm, welcoming environment.
What to Love
- Uptempo environment with plenty to do
- Gorgeous scenery and natural habitats
- An aura of convenience and affluence
Parsippany is ranked one of the best places to live in the United States, and, with many great local activities, it isn’t hard to keep an active lifestyle. The urban area allows for greater accessibility to all the township has to offer, including many schools for families with children. Whether you’re enjoying a taste of the area’s globally-inspired cuisines or.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Parsippany has many great restaurants and shopping opportunities. The following are just a few of the best the area has to offer.For a great place to eat, try Eccola, an Italian restaurant serving house-made pasta as well as Italian-American cuisine. Another popular dining option in Parsippany is Elmas Turkish & Mediterranean Cuisine, which serves delicious fares, including decadent desserts and authentic drinks. For something a little different, head out to Marakesh Restaurant, which offers classic Moroccan dishes with belly dancing performances. Shan Shan Noodles is a great option for casual Chinese food. Parsippany also has many great places to shop, keeping you well-stocked and on top of all the latest trends.
Things to Do
There are also many great activities and places to visit in Parsippany. Whether you want to spend a day out at a public park or enjoy an event, Parsippany has something for you.
One great local event is the Parsippany Fall Festival Street Fair. Visit many great booths for a variety of foods and craft goods from local vendors. Another popular event held throughout the summer is the Summer Concert Series, where you can hear great live music from across many genres. For a unique experience, visit the Bat Walk with 4-H, where you can see many of the native New Jersey bat species during a 1-mile walk.
There are several great parks in Parsippany, such as 17-acre Veterans Memorial Park, which has walking trails, a turf field, a picnic area, a beautiful memorial to veterans, and space to host outdoor concerts. Another great place is Volunteers Park, which has basketball courts, horseshoe pits, bocce ball, picnicking, skateboarding, softball, and so much more.
Families with children will love Parsippany’s access to highly-rated schools. This community is served by the Parsippany-Troy Hills School District.