Lifestyle : Area Attractions

Area attractions and culture.

Here are just a few of the attractions you’ll find in close proximity to Crane’s Mill. Be sure to click on the links below to find out more about each one:

New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Home to the NJ Symphony Orchestra and a wonderful venue for traveling dance, music, and theater productions.

Paper Mill Playhouse
A local favorite that produces broadway-level shows.

Montclair Art Museum
Nationally acclaimed with exhibits of works by world-renowned artists.

Shakespeare Theatre of NJ
A spring and summer favorite that is held on the campus of Drew University.

Turtle Back Zoo
A perfect day trip with grandchildren. It features species of animals from every continent except Antarctica.

Glenmont – The Thomas Edison Laboratory and Estate
An extraordinary look into this renowned local figure’s life and work.

Yogi Berra Stadium and Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Baseball stadium and museum located on the Montclair State University campus; home to the minor league baseball team the New Jersey Jackals.

Also nearby:

  • 3 large malls (Willowbrook, Livingston, and Short Hills) all with major department stores such as Macy’s, Bloomingdales, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Lord & Taylor
  • Numerous neighboring towns with real downtowns that offer many shops and restaurants
  • Close distance to NYC with public transportation stops only a block away from the campus