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 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