Welcome To Mount Laurel
A fun-packed family oasis where quiet suburban comfort abounds
Adjacent to Cherry Hill and intersected by I-295, Mount Laurel is a peaceful but active and engaging respite from more densely populated cities in the area. The township’s convenient location puts commuters within easy distance of Philadelphia, and residents are surrounded by a plethora of choices for entertainment.
Mount Laurel has recently been ranked among the top 50 places to live in the country by Money Magazine due to its abundance of kid-friendly entertainment, wonderful housing, and proximity to the Jersey Shore. Incorporated as a township in 1872, Mount Laurel has a long history of serving its community with excellent facilities and a warm, family-oriented spirit.
Traditional single-family homes dominate the market in Mount Laurel, and there is a range of spaces and prices to allow for a wide scope of needs. New-build custom homes in private subdivisions are a suburban haven, while upscale townhomes closer to commercial areas put residents at the heart of the bustle.
What To Love
- 30 minutes from Philadelphia and 50 minutes from the shore
- Diverse shopping centers and commercial districts
- Family-focused, year-round activity sponsored by the community
Mount Laurel’s residents are always on the go, whether they’re hitting up the concerts in the park, visiting one of the area’s amusement resorts, or participating in a local event. With its impressive schools and ample green space, Mount Laurel is ideal for those with kids or anyone simply looking for a classy suburban lifestyle.
Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping
When residents of Mount Laurel are in need of retail therapy, they invariably head to the nearby Moorestown Mall, located just 10 minutes away. Housing 90 retailers including national brands like H&M and Express, the Moorestown Mall is Mount Laurel’s main hub for shopping.
The area in and around the Moorestown Mall is also saturated in dining options, both chain-brands, and regional eats. Quintessential mall classics like Starbucks and Cinnabon are reminiscent of an old-school shopping experience, while just across the street, eateries such as Jay’s Elbow Room Bar offer more of a neighborhood atmosphere.
One Mount Laurel must-try is Bout The Hops Brewing, whose craft beers are inspired by flavors across the nation, from the sunny West Coast to the hearty styles of New England. The sippable IPAs and earthy stouts don’t end here, though. Minutes away, Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing contains a staggering beer menu of its own in addition to a vibrant open-air beer garden.
Things To Do
Astounding opportunities for making memories are always just around the corner in Mount Laurel. The township is well-known as the home of The Funplex and The Splashplex, the former’s water-based sister park. Year-round arcade games, bowling, laser tag, indoor rides, movie experiences, and go-karts keep the action going no matter the season. In the summer, Splashplex opens up its bevy of slides and pools, and outdoor attractions like carnival rides and small coasters become available.
Another source of an irresistibly good time, CoCo Keys is an indoor waterpark and hotel that proves it doesn’t have to be fair weather to enjoy thrilling water adventures. Need an excursion that’s a little more adult-oriented? Top Golf is conveniently located right off of I-295 and boasts a hip interior, cocktails, and a premier, high-tech driving range.
Mount Laurel is home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
- Lenape High School, 9-12, highly rated public high school
- Henry C. Beck Middle School, 6-8, well-rated public middle school