Lifestyle : Area Attractions

Explore attractions and things to do in the area

Here are just a few of the area 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 of these things to do:

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, restaurants and things to do
  • Close distance to NYC with public transportation stops only a block away from the campus