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Morris County Tourism Bureau launches new walking tour app and video

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – The Morris County Tourism Bureau is celebrating National Tourism Week by launching a free, digital walking tour app and a new video welcoming visitors back to the area.

The short video salute features several local business owners who are open and ready to get back to pre-COVID-19 levels of service.  They include museums, attractions and restaurants who are expanding days and hours of operation and offering special meals and deals.

The Bureau also has released its new digital walking tour app which is available wherever you get your apps.  The app, called “Morristown Walking Tour and Beyond,” provides information, photos and audio clips for 27 historic sites within downtown Morristown and in the County of Morris.  The app is free.  You can also view the app in your browser.

To access the new app, you can visit these links:

According to recent projections, when people plan post-pandemic vacations, they will travel domestically, stay close to home, and drive to their destination.  The new app will serve this market in 2021.  It is self-guided, you can begin and end as you like, and have a wealth of information about each site at your fingertips.

Within the app, links are provided for additional in-depth information.

The digital walking tour app provides a safe and secure way to visit Morris County.  It highlights the top attractions in Morris County and serves as a vacation planner.  The stops on the app will keep a family busy for a long weekend stay in Morris County.  For those who want to learn about Morris County from a comfortable armchair, the app is good for that, too!

The app was developed by a destination software company called STQRY.  The tour was partially underwritten through the generosity of three sponsors:  Atlantic Health System, the Morristown and Morris Township Library and the Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall.

The Morris County Tourism Bureau (MCTB) is a 501 (c) 6 not-for-profit destination marketing organization that positively affects the economy of Morris County by promoting the area’s exceptional historic, cultural and recreational attractions by providing services to residents, business travelers and tourists.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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