Welcome to The Jersey Shore, your four season destination. There is simply no place like Monmouth and Ocean County, where the beauty and excitement create an environment that will make your visit memorable. You can walk along the sandy beaches of the Atlantic Ocean on the east or take a ride on the rolling hills or scenic farm lands on the west.
With over 131 miles of beaches, residents and visitors alike find themselves surrounded by a diverse range of attractions. Historic sites include churches, light houses, marinas, homes, and parks. They all have significant meaning, not only to the history of the Jersey Shore, but also to our nation's history. Amusement parks, racetracks, theaters, surfing, fishing, boating, and festivals provide year round day and evening entertainment.
Since the late 19th century, the Jersey Shore has been known for its rich musical heritage. Defined by its most popular artists, Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, the Drifters, and Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes the Jersey Shore became nationally known in the 60s and 70s, and established itself as the place to play for all musicians.
Whether you're on the water or secure on land, the Jersey Shore is packed with attractions to keep the whole family entertained. Enjoy the newest thrill ride at Six Flags Great Adventure Theme Park, Wild Safari Drive-thru Animal Park and Hurricane Harbor Water Park, the A-Affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, dubbed the Lakewood BlueClaws, the Tuckerton Seaport, a 40-acre maritime village and the resort town of Seaside Heights. Relax and enjoy the excitement of horse racing at Monmouth Park Racetrack, Stroll through downtown Red Bank's River Center, Manasquan, Asbury Park or Ocean Grove. Rich in culture the Jersey Shore has some of the top performers at the Count Basie Theater, Surflight Theatre or the famous Stone Pony.
The Revision Theater in Asbury Park, NJ Repertory Company in Long Branch offers some of the best original theater productions. Enjoy a mouthwatering meal at Jonny Pianconne's in Long Branch or well known Bistro Ole in Asbury Park before heading off to one of Monmouth and Ocean counties free plays, or concerts on the beach. From the serenity of the lighthouses, parks and historic museums to the thrill of the Seaside and Jenkinson's boardwalk, The Jersey Shore offers more for less.