The best Boardwalk in Ocean County NJ! Jenkinson’s Boardwalk in beautiful Point Pleasant Beach, NJ features white sandy beaches, games, rides, delicious food, even an Aquarium teaming with Sharks, Penguins, Seals, Monkeys and lots more interesting creatures. It’s everything you expect from a world famous Jersey Shore Boardwalk and more! Whether you are visiting for the day or making it your getaway, every member of your family will find excitement. Featuring free weekly events and year round festivals, it’s never an ordinary day at Jenkinson’s Boardwalk!
A Jersey Shore staple with something for the whole family!
The best aquarium for families in Ocean County NJ! Jenkinson’s Aquarium is located on the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. The whole family will love our exotic exhibits such as Atlantic sharks, Pacific sharks, coral reefs, penguins, seals and more. The penguins’ new home that allows an eye to eye look so incredible you’ll feel like one of the waddle! Take the kids to the touch tank for a hands on experience with live animals ranging from a sea star to a sting ray. The aquarium is open all year for your convenience, closing only on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. If you would like information on the aquarium, educational workshops, our Outreach Program, birthday parties or rentals, please call (732) 899-1212.
Relive your Memories at the restored Jersey Shore! Seaside Heights, NJ is waiting for you this summer! Don’t miss a visit to Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark in the heart of the Jersey Shore. It’s two great parks in one convenient location in the center of town. Casino Pier, on the legendary boardwalk, features many thrilling new rides as well as the classic rides perfect for all ages. Plus the mouthwatering fare at the Pier Grill, food stands and the fun of the boardwalk games and huge arcade. Just across the street, is Breakwater Beach Waterpark. Let the little ones splash away in the safe, soft clean toddler area while the bigger kids take on the thrill slides. Check out the website for outstanding Family Value Packs and Midnight Madness specials!
Ocean County, NJ's finest indoor shooting center! Shore Shot Pistol Range has ten shooting stalls with target stops at 5, 7, 10, 15, and 25 yards. All of our stalls are climate controlled and feature high volume exhaust systems to make your shooting experience more enjoyable with less smoke and excellent visibility. We are open to the public and do offer a large selection of rental firearms, see our rental requirements. We allow all pistol calibers (.22LR thru .500 S&W Magnum) but ask that you give us a call if you have questions regarding restrictions. We have currently restricted the firing of a few high powered rifles on the range due to the numerous safety issues it presents for our guests, members, staff and customers. Remember, we want our facility to be safe for all.
With our NRA Certified Range Masters and Instructors, Shore Shot Pistol Range is one the safest ranges in the state. We were named by the GSSF, Glock Sport Shooting Foundation, as the indoor range of the year! For the novice or for the experienced, Shore Shot offers a wide array of classes ranging from basic handling and safety to tactical shooting and advanced firearms maintenance.
We also have a fully stocked retail store to supply our customers with all of their firearms and shooting needs. We carry all manufacturers of firearms, ammunition, accessories and can special order virtually any product available to the public.
Serving Ocean County New Jersey shooters for over 20 years!
Awesome bowling center in NJ Shore Lanes is one of the last family owned and independently operated bowling centers in New Jersey. Shore Lanes features 26 lanes, a snack bar, a spirits bar and a full pro shop. We offer a variety of leagues, open bowling times, birthday parties, fundraising and private party packages. We take pride in providing friendly, personal service in a clean, comfortable environment.
Our family has been in the bowling business since 1954. We have made many improvements through the years; most recently the installation of the best synthetic lane surface, state of the art automatic computer scoring and computer controlled automatic gutter bumpers on every lane. Whether you are a weekly league or a casual once a year bowler, we invite you to come in and experience the personal service only a family owned business can provide.
A resort getaway in Point Pleasant NJ The White Sands Oceanfront Resort and Spa is family owned and operated since purchasing the original White Sands in 1980. The Resort, located ocean-side, consists of 75 motel-style rooms; eleven with gorgeous Ocean views! Here, find two ocean-side pools, a baby wading pool, private beach, Kitcat’s Corner, and the beautiful NEW Oceanfront Café and Ocean deck!
The Hotel, located on the west side of Ocean Ave, consists of 55 well-appointed guest rooms; sixteen with gorgeous ocean views! We proudly boast of Finestre’s Family Style Italian cuisine, Crystal Ballroom, The Sea Spa Salon and Fitness Center, Kitcat’s Corner, indoor pool center and Papa’s Lounge.
For decades families and couples have chosen the White Sands for their authentic “Jersey shore” experience. Let our resort be your home away from home this season. Make memories that you will have for decades to come… At the White Sands!
Spend the weekend relaxing at the Jersey Shore! We welcome you to The Sea Spa & Salon at the White Sands Oceanfront Resort and Spa. Breathe deeply, relax and leave the rest of the world behind as we take you on a spa journey to restore your mind, body, and spirit. Located on the second floor of the hotel, we are prepared to cater to your every comfort. From haircut, color and design, Manicure’s, Pedicure’s, Massage, facials, and body treatments to spray tans, make up applications and bridal packages, our boutique staff will create your perfect salon and spa experience. Relax, refresh, and rejuvenate, book your appointments today!
Relax, refresh, and rejuvenate at this amazing Ocean County NJ spa!
Great outdoor activity in Ocean County! Known as "The Disneyland of Paintball" Top Gun Paintball is the perfect place to drop by for a pick-up game of paintball. Top Gun was the first paintball park in the northeast. It is open year round and encompasses a whopping 130 acres! Paintball is the perfect activity for families with children ten and older because it is great exercise. Walk ins are welcome on Saturday and Sunday, or you can simply reserve playing time online.
For one price, you get unlimited playing time from 9 am to 4 pm. Top Gun Paintball is open Wednesdays through Sundays. In addition to walk in open play, Top Gun Paintball hosts special events and fundraisers. They are also a great venue for unique and fun birthday parties.
One of the Best Places to Play Paintball in Ocean County NJ!
The Only Insect Museum in Ocean County NJ! Insectropolis is a fun and unique insect learning center that dazzles visitors of all ages. There is plenty to see and do here! Our creative displays entertain guests as they learn about these fascinating creatures. View thousands of beautiful and bizarre exotic insects from all over the world. Play bug games on our touch-screen computers. Pretend you are a termite as you crawl through our mud tube. Watch ants forage for food and build tunnels in our live ant nest. Safely get up close to our observation hive and see our busy bees. Or spy on our many other live insects.
Of course, your visit is not complete unless you touch a bug! Touch a live tarantula, scorpion, millipede, and a hissing cockroach before you leave. Whether you are a bug enthusiast or just a curious visitor, Insectropolis has over a dozen exhibit areas that are sure to educate and entertain.
Exciting attraction for everyone in your family! Blackbeard's Cave has something for everyone. Enjoy our featured attraction Battle Tank Tags. Tanks move across the battlefield where players can ride as gunners or drivers, or test their aim from one of the cannons mounted on the outer wall. There's something for everyone from kiddie rides to bumper boats, go-carts, miniature golf with caves and waterfalls, a golf driving range, paintball for ages 9 and up, a 30 ft. rock wall, batting cages and much more. A fun filled day with great savings, free parking and free admission. Blackbeard's Cave also offers a variety of birthday party packages at unbeatable prices!
One of the best places for a day trip in Ocean County NJ!
River Queen Bogan's Basin, 800 Ashley Ave., Brielle, NJ 732-528-6620
Ocean County, NJ Charter Cruises for any type of event! You and your guests will experience a beautiful day cruise or dance beneath the stars, enjoying exceptional cuisine and superb service as you cruise along the picturesque shorelines of the Manasquan & Metedeconk Rivers and the Barnegat Bay. Enjoy beautiful scenery and spectacular sunsets while cruising in calm inland waters. Both decks are climate controlled for your comfort.
We believe each event is unique, with our clients having a distinct vision for their party and specific planning needs. Tony, Marlene and Sharon have been working aboard the vessels since their construction over 24 years ago and their goal is simple: Treat our clients as if their affair is our only affair.... and it is! The boat is exclusively yours, allowing us to pay full attention to your needs. Together we are able to plan, design and produce a truly one of a kind event.
Offering packages designed for groups of 35 to 140 passengers. The River Queen is are sure to have something to fit your birthday, anniversary or other special event!
Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum: A Great Family Destination! Tuckerton Seaport, a working maritime village, is located along the Tuckerton Creek in Ocean County just 3 miles from parkway exit 58. This one-of-a-kind attraction, in the heart of historic Tuckerton, brings the Jersey Shore’s maritime traditions of the past and present to life through people, exhibits, and hands-on activities. Discover the Jersey Shore’s unique maritime heritage and the interaction between culture and nature on the Barnegat Bay.
Experience the rich traditions of the Jersey Shore and its Baymen through the Seaport’s recreated and historic buildings, demonstrations, exhibits, events, festivals, live aquatic displays, and animals. Decoy carvers, boat builders, basket makers, and baymen entertain, educate and delight visitors of all ages. Stroll the 3/4 mile boardwalk and experience life on the Tuckerton “Crik.” Identify birds and plants on our 1/4 mile nature trail. In 2009, the Seaport was named one of the “Top Tri-State Regional Attractions” by the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Perfect summer day trip for the entire family! Thundering Surf Waterpark features eight giant waterslides, an interactive multi-level water play structure and a dedicated area for toddlers called “Cowabunga Beach.” The park also features a Lazy Crazy River featuring interactive water play activities both in and out of the river, including our “Mega Water Blasters” and our “Giant Tipping Bucket” as well as our most recent attraction, the “Flow House” featuring the Flow Rider Double. Relax on our sundeck, enjoy special services in our Cabanas and stop by our Cowabunga Beach Grill for a bite to eat. Visit our snack bar and ice cream parlor and choose from a variety of snacks and treats!
Thundering Surf Adventure Golf invites you to test your skills on one of our two custom designed 18 hole courses with undulating greens and natural obstacles to challenge all ages! Choose to play through our caves hidden under the rushing water of the waterfalls or cross over a lush canyon on our suspended swinging bridge as you continue your extraordinary adventure. Voted “Best golf course in New Jersey” by the Asbury Park Press, Atlantic City Press and New Jersey Monthly Magazine.
The first Flowhouse on the Jersey Shore with a Flowrider® Double!
River Lady Toms River & Barnegat Bay, NJ 732-349-8664
Lunch & Dinner Cruises sailing from May through Mid-October The River Lady, a 130 passenger, 85′ reproduction of a paddle wheel riverboat. River Lady splendidly captures the ambiance of a 19th century Mississippi Paddleboat. The interior design of the lower deck is of the Victorian style. The deck is completely enclosed and is climate controlled for year-round comfort. The upper deck offers awesome views and is the perfect atmosphere for outdoor waterside dining. This deck is covered and can be enclosed with translucent weather panels should the need arise.
Join us Tuesday through Saturday for a delightful lunch or dinner cruise with a choice of entrée such as Chicken Franchaise, Chicken Marsala, Salmon & Penne Vodka, plus a children’s menu.
River Lady cruises the calm inland waters of the Toms River and Barnegat Bay of New Jersey. The riverbanks are surrounded by enchanting hills and beautifully manicured lawns and gardens. The homes along the river are uniquely designed, many dating back to the turn of the century.
Beautiful view of the beach, perfect for any occasion! Make your party or banquet the success you want it to be! Book your event at The White Sands where our professional staff takes care of all the details while you and your guests enjoy our gourmet cuisine served in our beautiful Crystal Ballroom. You will appreciate the difference the moment you step into The White Sands. Our facilities are among the leading banquet and wedding facilities on the Jersey Shore.
Our expert banquet and catering staff will assist you in planning any event, from casual Oceanside Luau for 25 people to a formal black-tie affair hosting 200 people. Our Executive Chefs will prepare gourmet brunches, luncheons and dinners from a number of party packages available.
Sample our extensive menu at our Finestre’ Family Style Italian Restaurant and create memories that you will have for decades to come… at the White Sands!
The best comedy club in Point Pleasant, NJ Make your way to Ocean County NJ for a fun-filled night at Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club! Owned by two brothers, Dino and Jerry Ibelli, Uncle Vinnie’s was once named Ferrara’s Ristorante, focused on great food and only had comedy acts one night a week. Today, they offer comedy routines on a regular basis and have grown to be one of the hottest and most popular comedy clubs in NJ.
Enjoy a night of jokes, laughter and fun as you watch the performances of great comedians from around the area perform standup routines. Bring your friends, maybe even a date, to the club and laugh until your sides split. At Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club you will find performances from both well-known celebrities such as Gilbert Gottfried and Jay Black as well as one's by lesser-known comedians such as Raymond “The Amish Comic” and Corey Rodrigues.
Seaside Heights… where the FUN is! Looking for a great day trip, a weekend getaway, or a week long family vacation? Seaside Heights is the perfect place with its spectacular white sand beaches, swimming, surfing, magnificent sunrises and sunsets, and a mile of exhilarating Boardwalk featuring a waterpark, amusement pier, arcades, boutiques, ice cream shops and games of chance. If you prefer crabbing, sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding, exercising on a water trampoline, or riding a jet ski, you will love Barnegat Bay. Seaside Heights’ ocean front restaurants provide a spectacular view and the Boulevard is home to a diverse menu of eateries and nightclub entertainment.
Seaside Heights hosts many special events throughout the year. Our summers are chock full of free family entertainment including, concerts on our beautiful white sand beach, fireworks every Wednesday evening, and movie nights on the beach. Seaside Heights is home to parades, street festivals, car shows, motorcycle rallies, and many different sporting events.
Set your sights on the Heights!
18 Six Flags Great Adventure
Hundreds of roller coasters, something for everyone in the family! One of the best day trip ideas in NJ! Jackson NJ
19 Casino Pier
Dozens of rides, go karts, rock wall and more! Perfect for children of all ages! Great amusement park right off the beach! Seaside Heights NJ
20 Breakwater Beach
Water rides for all ages! From slides to pools and everything in between! Great water park right off the beach! Seaside Heights NJ
21 FirstEnergy Park
Come out and watch the Lakewood Blueclaws play a home game! Baseball close to home in NJ! Lakewood NJ
22 Fantasy Island Amusement Park
Rides for young and old, arcade with hundreds of games and prizes & dozens of boardwalk games! Great way to spend the day or just a couple of hours! Beach Haven NJ
23 Club Karma
Great drinks, live music every weekend, indoor and outdoor club! One of the best nightclubs in Ocean County! Seaside NJ
24 Jenkinsons Beach
Enjoy a relaxing day on Point Pleasant's calm, clean beach! Great way to spend the day relaxing! Point Pleasant Beach NJ
25 Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
Amazing lighthouse tour and museum, trails, fishing, picnicking and more! Amazing part of Ocean County's history! Barnegat NJ
26 New Jersey Maritime Museum
Hundreds of artifacts from the coastal history of Barnegat and Ocean County! One of the most unique museums in Ocean County! Beach Haven NJ
27 Thundering Surf Waterpark
Kids area, giant waterslides, lazy river, flow rider, mini golf and so much more! Best waterpark in LBI! Beach Haven (LBI) NJ
28 Sea Pirate Campground
Tent camping, campsites with full hookups, RVs and cabins! Dozens of activities on the campsite! West Creek NJ
29 LBI Parasail
View the Atlantic Ocean from 500 feet above water, get the best view on the whole beach! Amazing way to spend the afternoon! Long Beach Island NJ
30 The Sand Trap
Great family afternoon outing with a beautiful beachfront view! LBI's most challenging mini golf course! Ship Bottom NJ
31 Barnegat Bay Fishing Charters
Seasonal fishing in the Barnegat Bay, perfect daytrip for the whole family! Even the most inexperienced fishers will bring home dinner! Barnegat NJ
32 Six Flags Hurricane Harbor
Dozens of rides from kids rides to thrill rides, lazy rivers, huge pools and so much more! Perfect family day trip, something for everyone in the family! Jackson NJ
33 Jersey Shore Pirates
Experience a day in the life of a pirate! Fire cannons, battle opposing pirates, find the buried treasure and more! The best pirate adventure in New Jersey! Brick NJ
Thousandsof the most unique bugs in the world live and on display daily! The most unique museum in Ocean County! Toms River NJ