Jersey Shore Beaches | Ocean & Monmouth County

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Summer time means beach time. From summer dresses to hats to even sunscreen, we have you covered as to what to pack in your beach bag.

When Nicole Kidman arrived on the red carpet at Cannes in a show stopping Dior dress made of intricately woven raffia, it confirmed a trend that shows no sign of stopping. The palm fiber material is a natural for summer hats, shoes and bags, and it’s never been more popular.

No one does boho summer vibe better than CJ Laing, the Palm Beach shop (with Nantucket and Siasconset doors as well). Their raffia tote has leather whip stitching, fun tassels and beading. It’s roomy enough to cram in your Kindle, fashion mags, and a bottle of OPI’s Cajun Shrimp nail lacquer—a summer standard for toes. 

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best jersey shore ice cream

Few images better represent the feeling of summer, than a glistening and creamy iced confection. The ice cream cone has become an iconic symbol and antidote to the summer’s relentless heat for decades. The image recalls times past when as children we’d travel to the beach with our families, and play in the surf and sand at the shore!

Let’s reminisce about the great summers of our youth, and try to find an answer to a hotly debated topic: Where can you find the best ice cream on the Jersey Shore? We might not be able to find a definitive answer to this eternal question, but here are a few possibilities.

Hoffman’s Ice Cream – Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

Found at three separate locations along the Jersey Shore coastline, Hoffman’s is well established

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The Beaches of Ocean & Monmouth Counties

a summer guide to jersey shore beachesSummer is just around the corner, and nothing says summer like a day at the beach. In this regard, it’s hard to go wrong along the Jersey Shore’s luminary Atlantic Ocean coastline. The Southern New Jersey coastline boasts an incredible array of beaches and beach towns, ranging from big and boisterous to small and reserved. Perfect for whatever your personal preference may be.

To make planning those weekend excursions on the shore that much easier, we present our Summer Guide to our wonderful beaches in both Monmouth and Ocean Counties.

Ocean County:

Bay Head, NJ

Bay Head offers an absolutely stunning beach and an incredible non-commercial boardwalk. This secluded spot at the northern tip of the

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Belmar Shore SpotlightWith the 30th Annual New Jersey Seafood Festival taking place in Belmar, NJ on May 15th to 16th, this is the perfect chance to take a look at the borough that hosts the festival.

Belmar is located in Monmouth county, with its east coast found along the Atlantic Ocean. Avon-by-the-Sea can be found to the North, and Spring Lake is located directly south. This beachside community is known for its fishing, water sports, family-friendly beaches, and beautiful sunsets. Belmar real estate features a mix of upscale single-family Victorian homes and luxury condos. The town has built a reputation as a destination that's more quaint and laid back than your typical Jersey Shore beach, making it an attractive option for buyers searching the Jersey Shore real

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spotlight on brielle, njBrielle is a stunning New Jersey community perched majestically on the shores of the beautiful Manasquan River, mere minutes from the Jersey Shore’s sparkling coastline. Away from the frenetic crowds that frequent the Jersey Shore’s infamous boardwalks, residents are able to fully enjoy New Jersey’s temperate climate, in a more subdued and laid-back locale. Brielle neighbors the community of Manasquan to the east, with both Point Pleasant and Point Pleasant Beach located just across the Manasquan River to the south.

Away from the Atlantic coast, Brielle boasts an incredible four miles of stunning riverfront, ranging from the Manasquan River through Debbie’s Creek and into the picturesque Glimmer Glass. The small town’s ideal position along this

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winter at the jersey shoreI know it may not seem like winter yet, but as New Jerseyans know, it’s bound to show its weary head eventually. Luckily, things don’t just stop along the Jersey Shore when the temperature drops. The many beautiful communities that line the Atlantic coastline have plenty of stellar activities to keep locals and visitors alike busy any time of the year, not just the summertime.

There is more to the Jersey Shore than just the beach after all.

Bring in Good Tidings of the Season Shore Style!

This weekend sees the beginning of Point Pleasant Beach’s popular Sea of Lights Holiday Festival. Come to the shoreline to see the boardwalk come alight with a glorious display of Christmas lights. As part of the holiday festivities, Jerkinson’s Boardwalk and

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jersey shore state parks


When you think of the Jersey Shore, it’s common for visions of busy boardwalks and sandy beaches to come immediately to mind. While these certainly embody many of the Shore’s highlights, Ocean and Monmouth Counties also feature a number of beautiful state parks overflowing with New Jersey’s stunning natural beauty!

Here are a few worth a look!

Fisherman’s Cove Conservation Area

Located near the mouth of the Manasquan River along the southern boundary of Monmouth County in the town of Manasquan, the Fisherman’s Cove Conservation Area is a popular local stopover, especially for those of the canine persuasion. The small beach along the Manasquan River has become a popular meeting place for man’s best friend; the gentle grade of the beach

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spring lake homes for saleA long-time favorite for the wealthy and influential of some of America’s largest east coast cities, such as New York and Philadelphia, Spring Lake, NJ continues this proud tradition to this day. Merely one hour’s drive from those two prominent metropolises, the beaches of this exclusive community continue to enthrall the country’s elite.

Spring Lake was formed as a borough in 1892 from the eastern portions of neighboring Wall Township. Soon after with the construction of a number of beautiful and luxurious beachfront hotels, a new resort mecca was born! Crowds continue to flock to the classy non-commercial boardwalk, the only one of its kind along the community’s 2-mile Atlantic coastline. The incredible array of classy and fashionable boutique shops,

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In a recent look at some of the best beach towns down on the Jersey Shore, the Travel Channel listed Spring Lake as a top Shore town thanks to its gorgeous beaches, non-commercial boardwalk, and small town refinement.Spring Lake NJ summer rentals & homes for sale

Spring Lake is the quintessential old-world town with its Victorian oceanfront homes and mansions overlooking the Majestic Atlantic Ocean. Many people travel from New York, which is just 60 miles away, and rent a home for a weekend or a week or two. The best part is Spring Lake can be accessed by train from New York, making it good day trip as well.

A major landmark of Spring Lake is the Breakers Hotel, which first opened up in the late 1800s, during the beginning of the East Coast gilded age of uber rich industrialists. It's still the

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Santa will be here before you know it and with that in mind, here is a breakdown of some of the Jersey Shore Christmas activities in places like Bay Head, Point Pleasant Beach and others!

Jersey Shore Christmas Lights & Events

Point Pleasant Beach Christmas Tree Lighting

The Point Pleasant Beach Chamber of Commerce has moved its Christmas tree lighting celebration back to the downtown area, and the big celebration will take place on Friday, Nov. 28 at 5:30 p.m. The amazing tree will be in front of Point Beach Interiors. The celebration is scheduled to include attractions such as stiltwalkers and pony rides. In addition, the chamber also will be offering free horse-drawn carriage rides to the public every Sunday between Thanksgiving and Christmas. The carriage rides will be available

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