Point Pleasant Beach is a popular Jersey Shore vacation destination located at the northern tip of the Barnegat Peninsula—where the Manasquan River meets the Atlantic Ocean. Connected directly to the west of Point Pleasant Beach is the ttraditional residential area of Point Pleasant, with the coastal borough of Bay Head located directly to the south.
Located just an hour's drive away from New York City, and only one-and-a-half hours from Philadelphia, Point Pleasant Beach is one of the top destinations on the Gold Coast for white sandy beaches, the action-packed Jenkinson's Boardwalk, and other family-friendly attractions.
A Long History of Tourism
Originally home to the Lenape Native Americans, Point Pleasant Beach was settled by…