When you rent an apartment in Parsippany, New Jersey, you'll see why Money magazine ranked it 13 in their list of the 100 Best Places to Live among America's small cities in 2008. The heritage, sense of community and quality of life in Parsippany were a few of the many reasons the city ranked so high.
One of the city's goals is to provide recreation with walking distance to every resident, which will make finding a park close to your Parsippany apartment any easy task. And who doesn't like living near parks, especially when they include features such as a dog park, guided farm tours, sports fields, athletic courts, play grounds, 18-hole golf courses, unpaved walking trails, paved walking paths, picnic shelters, hockey rinks and more?
Once you move into your Parsippany apartment, learn about the history of your new home town by touring the city's many historic homes and landmarks. Start with a visit to the National Historic Landmark Craftsman Farms, which includes the 1911 log home of Gustav Stickley, furniture maker, architect and proponent of the Arts and Crafts Movement. Follow that up with tours of the 1870 Condit House, the 1790 Littleton Schoolhouse, the 1793 Bowlsby-DeGelleke House and the many other buildings around town that are more than 100 years old.
Friday afternoons during the summer, you can stock the pantry, refrigerator and fruit bowls in your apartment with fresh produce and other local goods from the Parsippany Farmer's Market. Get a sense of community spirit when attending events like the Memorial Day Parade, the Summer Concert Series, the Fourth of July celebration and the Fall Festival Ð just to name a few. If you're sharing your Parsippany apartment with young children, you can enter them into the Halloween Costume Parade.
Hopefully, you can better see now why Money magazine gave Parsippany such high marks. Search ApartmentGuide.com today where you can choose from the best apartments in Parsippany.