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- Named “Coolest Small Town in America” by Budget Travel, Asbury Park offers something for everyone. In this small seaside city, you can walk the 13-mile-long boardwalk and enjoy delectable foods, diverse boutiques and family fun. Asbury Park is also known for its live music scene, and is home of historic venue, the Stone Pony, where Jersey heroes like Bruce Springsteen and Bon Jovi are regulars.
- Right next to Asbury Park is the town of Long Branch where you can find countless shops and an assortment of cuisines on Pier Village. If you’re looking for a sweet treat, try some of the many dessert and candy stores like Coney Waffle or Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory for the ultimate dessert experience. Or, if you’re looking for a nice dinner on the water, try McLoone’s Pier House or Sirena Ristorante. This upscale, trendy area is great for a day trip or a longer stay at any of their high-end hotels that overlook the ocean.
- Less than a 30-minute drive from both beach areas are a variety of wineries and breweries like Grape Beginnings Hands On Winery and Asbury Park Brewery to taste and tour a collection of wines and beers. Be sure to check out the Monmouth Park Racetrack, which has been a shore tradition since 1870. Come here to watch horse races, attend festivals, or grab food at the many restaurants on site.
Point Pleasant, NJ
Family-friendly Point Pleasant has a beautiful beach, and the kids will love Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, where they can enjoy dozens of games, rides, and food stands. On rainy days, be sure to check out Jenkinson’s Aquarium, which houses a variety of sea and land creatures, including Atlantic and Pacific sharks, exotic rainforest creatures, and a touch tank that allows you to come in contact with marine animals.
The adults can enjoy food, drinks, and music at some of the many beachfront bars located along the boardwalk. Or, have some food and laughs at Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club. If you’re a foodie, you don’t want to miss Joe Leone’s Italian Deli and Catering to pick up some traditional Italian specialties.
Lavalette is a quiet town located on the Barnegat Peninsula and is known for its beautiful beaches, exquisite views of the bay, and a busy center of town with many shops and eateries.
Brigantine Beach & Atlantic City, NJ
While the adults gamble in the casinos, the kids can go to Brigantine Beach just minutes away from the casinos. At the beach, you can take part in water activities like boating, jet skiing, and more.
If you’re not a beach or casino person, don’t worry. Atlantic City’s Tanger Outlets are just minutes away from the beach and casinos. AC also has its very own country club for daily-fee golfers. Absecon Lighthouse, which was built in 1851 and is the tallest lighthouse in NJ, is a must see when visiting that area.
Cape May & Wildwood, NJ
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