All Attractions in NJ in Ocean County


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From lesser known attractions to ones that are regular points of interests for visitors and residents alike, Ocean County, NJ is crowded with attractions. Take the family out for a treat or spend time with some of your closest friends. You can explore the outdoors or stick to inside fun. Options are limitless for any preferences or interests.

Perfect for expelling your fear of bugs!

At Insectropolis, you will learn all the things that nobody tells you about spiders, butterflies, millipedes, and more! Explore their habitats and lifestyles while getting up close and personal with the opportunity to touch a few, including a tarantula!

Insectropolis

  732-349-7090 | Ocean County

Coolest Attractions in NJ

Insectropolis, a New Jersey museum dedicated to insects, bugs and creepy crawlers, is located in Toms River. They have numerous exhibits that feature both basic information and more complex facts about the insects that live in your yard. If you want your children to begin with the basic fun facts, bring them to Insectropolis' Bug... Read More

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Mommy and Me classes offered, too!

The very little ones can have fun decorating, too! Take them to a mommy or daddy and me class so they can have fun playing and expressing themselves, no matter how messy! Their seasonal one is decorating a gingerbread house available in December.

The Chocolate Belles

  732-920-2266 | Ocean County

Coolest Attractions in NJ

The Chocolate Belles, a candy making shop in Brick, NJ offers various make your own classes. There are two candy making classes available and, if you take both, you will be an expert at making all kinds of delicious chocolates! In their Candy Making 2 class, you will learn the art of making raspberry jellies, almond butter crunch,... Read More

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Stop by the Sweet Shop for Jenkinson's Salt Water Taffy!

The Sweet Shop is located right on the boardwalk and offers an assortment of treats for your sweet tooth. From homemade fudge to gummies and salt water taffy, they have it all! Their treats have been pleasing customers since the 1900s!

Jenkinson's Boardwalk

  732-892-0600 | Ocean County

Top Attractions in NJ

Located in beautiful Point Pleasant Beach New Jersey, Jenkinson’s Boardwalk has attractions for people of all ages. It features white sandy beaches, fun games, mini golf courses, aquarium, arcades, thrilling rides and exciting attractions. From cotton candy and ice cream to pizza and healthier options, you can find exactly... Read More

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Take part in their Adopt-An-Animal program!

You can adopt a penguin, shark, seal, or sea turtle as part of the Adopt-An-Animal program at Jenkinson's. When you adopt an animal you will receive the corresponding animal plush with matching ID band, a personalized certificate, 5x7 color photo of your animal as well as a personality card, two complimentary aquarium passes, Parent's Night invitation, an 8x10 foot painting of your animal and an information packet.

Jenkinson's Aquarium

  732-899-1212 | Ocean County

Top Attractions in NJ

Jenkinson's Aquarium is located on the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. The whole family will love the exotic exhibits such as Atlantic & Pacific sharks, Parrots, Penguins, Monkeys & more! Explore the world of penguins up-close and watch the animal feeding times throughout the day. The kids will love the touch tank... Read More

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Register for a My SURF card for convenience!

Casino Beach Pier has decided to go green and now offers a rechargable My SURF card in place of their paper ticket system. At any point during your day, you can recharge it at kiosks, arcade counters, or a ticket booth!

Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark

  732-793-6488 | Ocean County

Top Attractions in NJ

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 offers some of the best attractions at the Jersey Shore, including the brand new Hydrus... Read More

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Free movies on the beach during the summer!

Every Sunday and Tuesday in July and August, you can visit the beach at Carteret Avenue for free movies. They start at dusk and are always fun for the whole family. They include all the best recent and classic movies that suit the whole family. 

Seaside Heights, NJ

  732-830-3700 | Ocean County

Top Attractions in NJ

For a classic NJ shore town feel, nothing comes close to Seaside Heights NJ. The Seaside Heights beach stretches from Hiering Avenue on the north end to Dupont Avenue on the south end. The beach is famous for its soft white sand and has been voted as one of New Jersey’s Top 10 Beaches.\nIf you prefer a... Read More

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Two thrilling rooms to choose from!

The first room is Deadwood Cabin. Find yourself in a seemingly abandoned cabin where you soon come to realize you're not alone. Race against the clock with up to 5 other players. The other room is a harder difficulty and is called Summerfield Place. Work with up to 9 other people as a team of investigators trying to solve a family's disappearance.

East Coast Escape Room

  732-864-1200 | Ocean County

Top Attractions in NJ

East Coast Escape Room, a member of the International Association of Escape Games, offers two very unique and challenging rooms to choose from! You and your team will have 60 minutes to work together to escape by solving the puzzles and riddles.\nEast Coast Escape Room's newest room is Summerfield Place.... Read More

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A variety of classes and events for all ages!

Garden State Shooting Center provides programs such as basic firearm classes, concealed carry, and even kids events. Kids events are for children 8+ and introduce them to shooting including safety tips.

Garden State Shooting Center

  732-987-6990 | Ocean County

Top Attractions in NJ

Garden State Shooting Center is the Premier Indoor Shooting Range at the Jersey Shore! GSSC is a 14,000 square foot family-friendly facility featuring 12 indoor lanes to shoot handguns, shotguns and high-power rifles. Browse the showroom with their friendly staff and a full line of guns and accessories. The training center offers a... Read More

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Learn all about the creepy crawlers!

Take your child to spend a day learning all about insects and bugs of all different kinds. Discover all about their little known lives and foster a greater appreciation for bugs!

Insectropolis

  732-349-7090 | Ocean County

Top Attractions in 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... Read More

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Featuring the first FlowHouse on the Jersey Shore!

The FlowHouse includes the FlowRider, a fun and safe platform where you can enjoy the thrill of riding a wave. They now have a FlowRider Double, too!

Thundering Surf Waterpark

  609-492-0869 | Ocean County

Top Attractions in NJ

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... Read More

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A variety of cruise options through the week!

Choose what cruise suits you. There are historical sightseeing cruises, early bird dinners, dinner dance, and more! Whether you want to learn a little about the history of the area of simply enjoy food and dancing, there is an option for you! 

River Lady

  732-349-8664 | Ocean County

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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... Read More

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Voted NJ's #1 Day Trip by msn.com!

Visitors from all over love Jersey Shore Pirates. They provide your kids with a unique and unforgettable experience as they travel the seas on a pirate ship. They will love the interactive treasure hunt as they battle nemesis Pirate Pete and find the big red X marking the spot!

Jersey Shore Pirates

  732-899-6100 | Ocean County

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Come out to Brick NJ for a unique and fun pirate adventure in NJ! Kids and parents alike will love the pirate cruise! Come out to find the treasure and sail with Jersey Shore Pirates for an interactive treasure hunt where your child becomes part of the action! The Sea Gypsy and its experienced crew sets sail daily on the Metedeconk... Read More

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Voted #1 on the Jersey Shore!

NJ's Queen Mary has been voted the best boat for a fishing adventure on open seas. Trips depart daily from Point Pleasant Beach in the morning. The excursion will last around 6 and half hours where you can fish, socialize, and make new friends!

The Queen Mary

  732-899-3766 | Ocean County

Top Attractions in NJ

OPEN BOAT SAILING EVERYDAY 7:30AM-2PM FOR STRIPERS BLUES\nClimb aboard the \"Queen of the Fleet!\" The 75' Queen Mary sails daily April to December from 7:30am - 2:00pm. These open boat trips target STRIPED BASS BLUEFISH. Captain Dave and crew take pride in showing customers an exciting, fish filled trip... Read More

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Next door to a Tiki Bar!

After your relaxing day on the water, stop by next door at Captain's Inn and enjoy some drinks at the Tiki Bar. It'll be a perfect end to a serence and relaxing day. 

A Day on the Bay, LLC

  609-234-8046 | Ocean County

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Come Sailing on the Barnegat Bay!A Day On The Bay is located on the Forked River in Ocean County, New Jersey. Their sailing vessel \"Steph-Er-Laur\" is a Beneteau 32' sloop with lots of space and foredeck for kicking back while you take in the sights and beauty the the Barnegat Bay has to offer, including the Barnegat... Read More

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Come by for one of their special events by the shore!

Throughout the summer, Jenkinson's hosts a number of events for kids and adults a like to enjoy! From Movies on the Beach to Canines and Cocktails, everyone will find one to attend. Check their calendar for more!

Jenkinson's Boardwalk

  732-892-0600 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

The best way to spend a day down the Jersey Shore! \nLocated in beautiful Point Pleasant Beach New Jersey, Jenkinson’s Boardwalk has attractions for people of all ages. It features white sandy beaches, fun games, mini golf courses, aquarium, arcades, thrilling rides and exciting attractions.... Read More

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A variety of events throughout the summer!

From hermit crab races to music festivals and Christmas in July, there is a wide selection of activites every week. Sometimes, there are multiple events in one day so you can spend the whole day filled with fun for everyone.

Jenkinson's Boardwalk

  732-892-0600 | Ocean County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Located in beautiful Point Pleasant Beach New Jersey, Jenkinson’s Boardwalk has attractions for people of all ages. It features white sandy beaches, fun games, mini golf courses, aquarium, arcades, thrilling rides and exciting attractions. From cotton candy and ice cream to pizza and healthier options, you can find exactly... Read More

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Featuring an Adopt-An-Animal program!

You can adopt a penguin, shark, seal, or sea turtle as part of the Adopt-An-Animal program at Jenkinson's. When you adopt an animal you will receive the corresponding animal plush with matching ID band, a personalized certificate, 5x7 color photo of your animal as well as a personality card, two complimentary aquarium passes, Parent's Night invitation, an 8x10 foot painting of your animal and an information packet.

Jenkinson's Aquarium

  732-899-1212 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Amazing aquarium right off the boardwalk!\nJenkinson's Aquarium is located on the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. The whole family will love the exotic exhibits such as Atlantic & Pacific sharks, Parrots, Penguins, Monkeys & more! Explore the world of penguins up-close and watch the... Read More

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Adopt-An-Animal program!

Adopt a penguin, shark, seal, or sea turtle through Jenkinson's Adopt-An-Animal program. When you adopt. you will receive the corresponding animal plush with matching ID band, a personalized certificate, 5x7 color photo of your animal as well as a personality card, two complimentary aquarium passes, and more!

Jenkinson's Aquarium

  732-899-1212 | Ocean County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Jenkinson's Aquarium is located on the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. The whole family will love the exotic exhibits such as Atlantic & Pacific sharks, Parrots, Penguins, Monkeys & more! Explore the world of penguins up-close and watch the animal feeding times throughout the day. The kids will love the touch tank... Read More

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Sign up for text alerts and promotions!

You can sign up for Casino Pier's text notifications and receive notice of any alerts or offers for their amusement and water park. Stay in the loop!

Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark

  732-793-6488 | Ocean County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

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 offers some of the best attractions at the Jersey Shore, including the exhilarating... Read More

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Open Play everday of the week!

Whichever day of the week you choose to come in, there is open play available during a specific time span for your kid to enjoy. Sometimes open plays are split up into two time sessions, so plan accordingly!

Play Day Place

  609-488-1691 | Ocean County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Play Day Place is all about discovery and adventure, and promotes kids’ agility of both mind and body through the energetic and imaginative play opportunities their facility provides. Play Day Place offers indoor nflatable Basketball Zone and enclosed Soccer Arena with over-sized soccer balls, twin structurally-engineered... Read More

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Voted #1 Day Trip in NJ by msn.com!

Visitors from all over love Jersey Shore Pirates. They provide your kids with a unique and unforgettable experience as they travel the seas on a pirate ship. They will love the interactive treasure hunt as they battle nemesis Pirate Pete and find the big red X marking the spot!

Jersey Shore Pirates

  609-625-3191 | Ocean County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Follow us to the Treasure!!! Come sail with Jersey Shore Pirates for an interactive treasure hunt where your child becomes part of the action! The Sea Gypsy and its experienced crew sets sail daily on the Metedeconk River for a Swashbuckling Pirate Adventure. This true Pirate Adventure begins with face painting and dress-up as we... Read More

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Become a member for added perks and offers!

When you become a Six Flags member, you enjoy better value, discounts, and an overall better experience. You get all the Season Pass benefits and more! There are four levels of membership for you to explore, each with a different combination of perks.

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor

  732-928-1821 | Ocean County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Spend a day splashing around on some of the state’s most thrilling water rides. This top New Jersey attraction is a great day-trip destination for the whole family. Enjoy 45 acres of lazy rivers, wave pools, group rides, water attractions that will get your adrenaline pumping and more. Hurricane Harbor has rides for everyone... Read More

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Breakwater Beach Outreach programs!

Interactive outreach programs are offered through Breakwater Beach. Students will learn about equipment and see it in action. Programs offered are Water Safety, Water Chemistry, Mathematics of a Waterpark, Economics of a Waterpark, and First Aid/Rescue.

Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark

  732-793-6488 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

2 Amusement Parks in one Jersey Shore location! 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 offers... Read More

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Bugs in a whole new light!

Designed like a bug-themed city, you can spend the day exploring interesting and interactive exhibits, learning about insects and seeing them in action! Learn about the important roles the play in the environment. You can even touch some of the bugs!

Insectropolis

  732-349-7090 | Ocean County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Do your kids love creepy crawlers? Bring them to Insectropolis, a one-of-a-kind attraction for kids in New Jersey! This “bugseum” is designed like a giant bug-themed city and features numerous fascinating exhibits. Children and adults will learn all about the importance and function of these amazing creatures at this... Read More

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Live music and daily drink specials every night!

Whenever you come to Martell's, you will be in for a treat. Take advantage of one of their daily drink specials as you sit on the tiki bar on the beach and enjoy the ocean breeze. You'll also hear live music every night.

 

Martell's Tiki Bar

  (732) 892-0131 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

A quintessential Jersey Shore experience Martell’s Tiki Bar is one of the most famous shore bars in NJ located right on the Point Pleasant boardwalk, steps away from the beach. Listen to live music, enjoy the dance floor and have a good meal and a few tropical drinks at this quintessential... Read More

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VIP & bottle service!

For a price, you and your group can have VIP and bottle service all night so you don't have to deal with the hassle of asking for a drink at the bar. Choose from a variety of champagnes, vodka, tequila, rum, and more!

Club Karma

  (732) 793-2173 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Featured on hit reality TV show Club Karma was made even more famous by hit reality television show “Jersey Shore”, but it’s always been one of New Jersey’s top dance clubs. This hip club epitomizes Jersey Shore nightlife. Young people flock here every summer for a vibrant, upbeat... Read More

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Some of the best thrill rides around!

Six Flags Great Adventure is great for getting that adrenaline rush you're seeking. Experience some classic thrilling rides such as El Toro and Kingda Ka as well as some newer ones such as CYBORG Cyber Spin.

Six Flags Great Adventure

  732-928-1821 | Ocean County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Six Flags Great Adventure is one of the best theme parks in the country. You and the kids are guaranteed to have a blast at this top New Jersey attraction. Great Adventure is most famous for its world-renowned roller coasters like Kingda Ka and Nitro. While those thrills are guaranteed to get older kids’ adrenaline pumping,... Read More

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Thursday Fish & Fireworks!

Depart on a Thursday afternoon at 5 p.m. to enjoy fishing and a beautiful fireworks display! This is fun for the whole family. You'll return back to shore after the fireworks display.

Queen Mary

  732-899-3766 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Boardwalk aquarium Queen Mary is one of the best JerseyShore attractions and an awesome way to go fishing! The Queen Mary combines fishing and a party boat experience for a truly memorable time. The ship sails 7 days a week from 7:30am-2:00 pm. Fishing tours focus on striped bass bluefish. The Queen... Read More

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The Practically Perfect Package is great for couples!

With the Practically Perfect Package, you can enjoy a standard hotel room, couple massage, dinner for two, and breakfast! This is perfect for a quick weekend getaway to unwind and spend time with your significant other.

The White Sands Oceanfront Resort and Spa

  732-899-3370 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Oceanside spa Relax and get pampered at Sea Spa & Salon. Services include manicures, pedicures, massages, facials, body treatments, hair design and more. This full-service spa is situated in a beautiful beachfront resort. Indulge in the “A Day at the Sea” spa package for a Swedish... Read More

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An online shop with their top hot sauces and fresh gear!

Once you fall in love with The Chicken or the Egg, you're going to want to visit their online shop. They have a number of cool shirts, hats, mugs, stickers, and more! They even sell their popular hot sauces.

The Chicken or the Egg

  609-492-3695 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

A favorite New Jersey food destination New Jersey natives absolutely love The Chicken or the Egg. It is a staple of many people’s visits to the shore. Enjoy classic American dining and delicious specialty breakfast items at this beloved restaurant. It is one of the best family restaurants at... Read More

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There's no vacation without Maruca's!

Everyone in the area knows that Maruca's is a must-stop when you're on vacation down by the shore. Taste their trademark cheese and sauce swirled pie to believe it. 

Maruca's Pizza

  732-793-0707 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Best boardwalk slice Maruca’s Pizza is a boardwalk staple and a must-visit top attraction in Seaside Heights, NJ. The famous “tomato pie” is a long-time Jersey Shore favorite. Out of so many “boardwalk slice” options all along the Jersey Shore, Maruca’s Pizza... Read More

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Birthday and Bachelorette Parties are their specialty!

If you can't decide where to have your next birthday or a bachelorette party, consider having at Bamboo Bar! You will get VIP service and have a great time with your friends at one of the top dance clubs in NJ.

Bamboo Bar

  732-830-3660 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Famous NJ dance club The Bamboo Bar is another landmark shore attraction made famous by hit TV show “Jersey Shore”. Dance the night away at the spacious, bumping Bamboo Bar. Drink specials are always offered at Bamboo... Read More

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Beautiful view of Gulf's Island!

Watch fishing boats glide in as seagulls flock over the caught fish. The Patio Bar also has views of the Manasquan River and inlet with daily music entertainment. Enjoy the views, food, and music!

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Fresh seafood and great outdoor patio bar Jack Baker’s Wharfside Restaurant is a local favorite that sits right on the water. Take in the beautiful view of Gull Island and the dock as you indulge in fresh, catch-of-the-day seafood dishes. In the summer, the restaurant also features a Patio Bar... Read More

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Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise!

For a unique dinner cruise experience, try out their Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise. There will be a dinner buffet, three hour cruise, and a murder! Have a fun and interactive dinner aboard the River Belle.

River Belle Cruise

  732-892-3377 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Dining and sightseeing cruise The River Belle is a unique New Jersey dining cruise experience. Cruises options include brunch, lunch, and dinner. Take in the beautiful sights along the Manasquan River, Point Pleasant Canal, and Barnegat Bay while enjoying a tasty meal. The cruise hosts will tell you... Read More

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Hundreds of flavors!

Whether you get a milkshake, ice cream, or frozen custard, there are so many flavors to choose from. Whatever your taste preferences are, there will be a flavor that'll stand out.

Kohrs The Original

  732-793-1414 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Favorite NJ frozen treat You can’t take a trip to a Jersey Shore destination without indulging in some tasty Kohr’s Frozen Custard! The original Kohr’s opened in Atlantic City in 1924. Today, Kohr’s is still an important part of the Jersey Shore experience. Kohr’s Frozen... Read More

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Rent their ice cream truck for your next party!

Bring the delicious magic that is Hoffman's homemade ice cream to your party. The truck, "Chillie Willie" has been and continues to be an honored guests at many events. Your guests will love seeing and the truck and will love tasting the ice cream even more!

Hoffman's Ice Cream

  732-892-0270 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Home-made ice cream and desserts Hoffman’s Ice Cream serves incredible homemade ice cream in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey. It’s one of the most popular dessert attractions at the Jersey Shore. Choose from a large selection of yummy flavors like Strawberry Bon-Bon and Jersey Monkey. They also... Read More

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Food served until 1 a.m.!

If you're looking for a late dining spot near Point Pleasant Beach, Frankie's is the place to go! They have a variety of dishes at reasonable prices for an incredible value! 

Frankie's Bar and Grille

  732-892-6000 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Juicy burgers and more If you’re craving a good burger, head to Frankie’s Bar and Grill. With a good selection of drinks and a great menu of bar food, this Jersey Shore burger joint can’t be beat. The food is always great and the atmosphere is fun and relaxed. Frankie's is one of... Read More

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Perfect for expelling your fear of bugs!

At Insectropolis, you will learn all the things that nobody tells you about spiders, butterflies, millipedes, and more! Explore their habitats and lifestyles while getting up close and personal with the opportunity to touch a few, including a tarantula!

Insectropolis

 732-349-7090 | Ocean County

Coolest Attractions in NJ

Toms River, New Jersey

Insectropolis, a New Jersey museum dedicated to insects, bugs and creepy crawlers, is located in Toms River. They have numerous exhibits that feature both basic information and more complex facts about the insects that live in your yard. If you want your children to begin with the basic fun facts, bring them to Insectropolis' Bug... Read More

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Mommy and Me classes offered, too!

The very little ones can have fun decorating, too! Take them to a mommy or daddy and me class so they can have fun playing and expressing themselves, no matter how messy! Their seasonal one is decorating a gingerbread house available in December.

The Chocolate Belles

 732-920-2266 | Ocean County

Coolest Attractions in NJ

Brick, New Jersey

The Chocolate Belles, a candy making shop in Brick, NJ offers various make your own classes. There are two candy making classes available and, if you take both, you will be an expert at making all kinds of delicious chocolates! In their Candy Making 2 class, you will learn the art of making raspberry jellies, almond butter crunch,... Read More

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Stop by the Sweet Shop for Jenkinson's Salt Water Taffy!

The Sweet Shop is located right on the boardwalk and offers an assortment of treats for your sweet tooth. From homemade fudge to gummies and salt water taffy, they have it all! Their treats have been pleasing customers since the 1900s!

Jenkinson's Boardwalk

 732-892-0600 | Ocean County

Top Attractions in NJ

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Located in beautiful Point Pleasant Beach New Jersey, Jenkinson’s Boardwalk has attractions for people of all ages. It features white sandy beaches, fun games, mini golf courses, aquarium, arcades, thrilling rides and exciting attractions. From cotton candy and ice cream to pizza and healthier options, you can find exactly... Read More

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Take part in their Adopt-An-Animal program!

You can adopt a penguin, shark, seal, or sea turtle as part of the Adopt-An-Animal program at Jenkinson's. When you adopt an animal you will receive the corresponding animal plush with matching ID band, a personalized certificate, 5x7 color photo of your animal as well as a personality card, two complimentary aquarium passes, Parent's Night invitation, an 8x10 foot painting of your animal and an information packet.

Jenkinson's Aquarium

 732-899-1212 | Ocean County

Top Attractions in NJ

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Jenkinson's Aquarium is located on the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. The whole family will love the exotic exhibits such as Atlantic & Pacific sharks, Parrots, Penguins, Monkeys & more! Explore the world of penguins up-close and watch the animal feeding times throughout the day. The kids will love the touch tank... Read More

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Register for a My SURF card for convenience!

Casino Beach Pier has decided to go green and now offers a rechargable My SURF card in place of their paper ticket system. At any point during your day, you can recharge it at kiosks, arcade counters, or a ticket booth!

Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark

 732-793-6488 | Ocean County

Top Attractions in NJ

Seaside Heights, New Jersey

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 offers some of the best attractions at the Jersey Shore, including the brand new Hydrus... Read More

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Free movies on the beach during the summer!

Every Sunday and Tuesday in July and August, you can visit the beach at Carteret Avenue for free movies. They start at dusk and are always fun for the whole family. They include all the best recent and classic movies that suit the whole family. 

Seaside Heights, NJ

 732-830-3700 | Ocean County

Top Attractions in NJ

Seaside Heights, New Jersey

For a classic NJ shore town feel, nothing comes close to Seaside Heights NJ. The Seaside Heights beach stretches from Hiering Avenue on the north end to Dupont Avenue on the south end. The beach is famous for its soft white sand and has been voted as one of New Jersey’s Top 10 Beaches.\nIf you prefer a... Read More

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Two thrilling rooms to choose from!

The first room is Deadwood Cabin. Find yourself in a seemingly abandoned cabin where you soon come to realize you're not alone. Race against the clock with up to 5 other players. The other room is a harder difficulty and is called Summerfield Place. Work with up to 9 other people as a team of investigators trying to solve a family's disappearance.

East Coast Escape Room

 732-864-1200 | Ocean County

Top Attractions in NJ

Toms River, New Jersey

East Coast Escape Room, a member of the International Association of Escape Games, offers two very unique and challenging rooms to choose from! You and your team will have 60 minutes to work together to escape by solving the puzzles and riddles.\nEast Coast Escape Room's newest room is Summerfield Place.... Read More

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A variety of classes and events for all ages!

Garden State Shooting Center provides programs such as basic firearm classes, concealed carry, and even kids events. Kids events are for children 8+ and introduce them to shooting including safety tips.

Garden State Shooting Center

 732-987-6990 | Ocean County

Top Attractions in NJ

Lakewood, New Jersey

Garden State Shooting Center is the Premier Indoor Shooting Range at the Jersey Shore! GSSC is a 14,000 square foot family-friendly facility featuring 12 indoor lanes to shoot handguns, shotguns and high-power rifles. Browse the showroom with their friendly staff and a full line of guns and accessories. The training center offers a... Read More

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Learn all about the creepy crawlers!

Take your child to spend a day learning all about insects and bugs of all different kinds. Discover all about their little known lives and foster a greater appreciation for bugs!

Insectropolis

 732-349-7090 | Ocean County

Top Attractions in NJ

Toms River, New Jersey

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... Read More

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Featuring the first FlowHouse on the Jersey Shore!

The FlowHouse includes the FlowRider, a fun and safe platform where you can enjoy the thrill of riding a wave. They now have a FlowRider Double, too!

Thundering Surf Waterpark

 609-492-0869 | Ocean County

Top Attractions in NJ

Beach Haven, New Jersey

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... Read More

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A variety of cruise options through the week!

Choose what cruise suits you. There are historical sightseeing cruises, early bird dinners, dinner dance, and more! Whether you want to learn a little about the history of the area of simply enjoy food and dancing, there is an option for you! 

River Lady

 732-349-8664 | Ocean County

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Toms River & Barnegat Bay, New Jersey

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... Read More

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Voted NJ's #1 Day Trip by msn.com!

Visitors from all over love Jersey Shore Pirates. They provide your kids with a unique and unforgettable experience as they travel the seas on a pirate ship. They will love the interactive treasure hunt as they battle nemesis Pirate Pete and find the big red X marking the spot!

Jersey Shore Pirates

 732-899-6100 | Ocean County

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Brick, New Jersey

Come out to Brick NJ for a unique and fun pirate adventure in NJ! Kids and parents alike will love the pirate cruise! Come out to find the treasure and sail with Jersey Shore Pirates for an interactive treasure hunt where your child becomes part of the action! The Sea Gypsy and its experienced crew sets sail daily on the Metedeconk... Read More

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Voted #1 on the Jersey Shore!

NJ's Queen Mary has been voted the best boat for a fishing adventure on open seas. Trips depart daily from Point Pleasant Beach in the morning. The excursion will last around 6 and half hours where you can fish, socialize, and make new friends!

The Queen Mary

 732-899-3766 | Ocean County

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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

OPEN BOAT SAILING EVERYDAY 7:30AM-2PM FOR STRIPERS BLUES\nClimb aboard the \"Queen of the Fleet!\" The 75' Queen Mary sails daily April to December from 7:30am - 2:00pm. These open boat trips target STRIPED BASS BLUEFISH. Captain Dave and crew take pride in showing customers an exciting, fish filled trip... Read More

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Next door to a Tiki Bar!

After your relaxing day on the water, stop by next door at Captain's Inn and enjoy some drinks at the Tiki Bar. It'll be a perfect end to a serence and relaxing day. 

A Day on the Bay, LLC

 609-234-8046 | Ocean County

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Forked River, New Jersey

Come Sailing on the Barnegat Bay!A Day On The Bay is located on the Forked River in Ocean County, New Jersey. Their sailing vessel \"Steph-Er-Laur\" is a Beneteau 32' sloop with lots of space and foredeck for kicking back while you take in the sights and beauty the the Barnegat Bay has to offer, including the Barnegat... Read More

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Come by for one of their special events by the shore!

Throughout the summer, Jenkinson's hosts a number of events for kids and adults a like to enjoy! From Movies on the Beach to Canines and Cocktails, everyone will find one to attend. Check their calendar for more!

Jenkinson's Boardwalk

 732-892-0600 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

The best way to spend a day down the Jersey Shore! \nLocated in beautiful Point Pleasant Beach New Jersey, Jenkinson’s Boardwalk has attractions for people of all ages. It features white sandy beaches, fun games, mini golf courses, aquarium, arcades, thrilling rides and exciting attractions.... Read More

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A variety of events throughout the summer!

From hermit crab races to music festivals and Christmas in July, there is a wide selection of activites every week. Sometimes, there are multiple events in one day so you can spend the whole day filled with fun for everyone.

Jenkinson's Boardwalk

 732-892-0600 | Ocean County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Located in beautiful Point Pleasant Beach New Jersey, Jenkinson’s Boardwalk has attractions for people of all ages. It features white sandy beaches, fun games, mini golf courses, aquarium, arcades, thrilling rides and exciting attractions. From cotton candy and ice cream to pizza and healthier options, you can find exactly... Read More

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Featuring an Adopt-An-Animal program!

You can adopt a penguin, shark, seal, or sea turtle as part of the Adopt-An-Animal program at Jenkinson's. When you adopt an animal you will receive the corresponding animal plush with matching ID band, a personalized certificate, 5x7 color photo of your animal as well as a personality card, two complimentary aquarium passes, Parent's Night invitation, an 8x10 foot painting of your animal and an information packet.

Jenkinson's Aquarium

 732-899-1212 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Amazing aquarium right off the boardwalk!\nJenkinson's Aquarium is located on the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. The whole family will love the exotic exhibits such as Atlantic & Pacific sharks, Parrots, Penguins, Monkeys & more! Explore the world of penguins up-close and watch the... Read More

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Adopt-An-Animal program!

Adopt a penguin, shark, seal, or sea turtle through Jenkinson's Adopt-An-Animal program. When you adopt. you will receive the corresponding animal plush with matching ID band, a personalized certificate, 5x7 color photo of your animal as well as a personality card, two complimentary aquarium passes, and more!

Jenkinson's Aquarium

 732-899-1212 | Ocean County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Jenkinson's Aquarium is located on the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. The whole family will love the exotic exhibits such as Atlantic & Pacific sharks, Parrots, Penguins, Monkeys & more! Explore the world of penguins up-close and watch the animal feeding times throughout the day. The kids will love the touch tank... Read More

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Sign up for text alerts and promotions!

You can sign up for Casino Pier's text notifications and receive notice of any alerts or offers for their amusement and water park. Stay in the loop!

Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark

 732-793-6488 | Ocean County

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Seaside Heights, New Jersey

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 offers some of the best attractions at the Jersey Shore, including the exhilarating... Read More

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Open Play everday of the week!

Whichever day of the week you choose to come in, there is open play available during a specific time span for your kid to enjoy. Sometimes open plays are split up into two time sessions, so plan accordingly!

Play Day Place

 609-488-1691 | Ocean County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Forked River, New Jersey

Play Day Place is all about discovery and adventure, and promotes kids’ agility of both mind and body through the energetic and imaginative play opportunities their facility provides. Play Day Place offers indoor nflatable Basketball Zone and enclosed Soccer Arena with over-sized soccer balls, twin structurally-engineered... Read More

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Voted #1 Day Trip in NJ by msn.com!

Visitors from all over love Jersey Shore Pirates. They provide your kids with a unique and unforgettable experience as they travel the seas on a pirate ship. They will love the interactive treasure hunt as they battle nemesis Pirate Pete and find the big red X marking the spot!

Jersey Shore Pirates

 609-625-3191 | Ocean County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Brick, New Jersey

Follow us to the Treasure!!! Come sail with Jersey Shore Pirates for an interactive treasure hunt where your child becomes part of the action! The Sea Gypsy and its experienced crew sets sail daily on the Metedeconk River for a Swashbuckling Pirate Adventure. This true Pirate Adventure begins with face painting and dress-up as we... Read More

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Become a member for added perks and offers!

When you become a Six Flags member, you enjoy better value, discounts, and an overall better experience. You get all the Season Pass benefits and more! There are four levels of membership for you to explore, each with a different combination of perks.

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor

 732-928-1821 | Ocean County

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Jackson, New Jersey

Spend a day splashing around on some of the state’s most thrilling water rides. This top New Jersey attraction is a great day-trip destination for the whole family. Enjoy 45 acres of lazy rivers, wave pools, group rides, water attractions that will get your adrenaline pumping and more. Hurricane Harbor has rides for everyone... Read More

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Breakwater Beach Outreach programs!

Interactive outreach programs are offered through Breakwater Beach. Students will learn about equipment and see it in action. Programs offered are Water Safety, Water Chemistry, Mathematics of a Waterpark, Economics of a Waterpark, and First Aid/Rescue.

Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark

 732-793-6488 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Seaside Heights, New Jersey

2 Amusement Parks in one Jersey Shore location! 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 offers... Read More

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Bugs in a whole new light!

Designed like a bug-themed city, you can spend the day exploring interesting and interactive exhibits, learning about insects and seeing them in action! Learn about the important roles the play in the environment. You can even touch some of the bugs!

Insectropolis

 732-349-7090 | Ocean County

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Toms River, New Jersey

Do your kids love creepy crawlers? Bring them to Insectropolis, a one-of-a-kind attraction for kids in New Jersey! This “bugseum” is designed like a giant bug-themed city and features numerous fascinating exhibits. Children and adults will learn all about the importance and function of these amazing creatures at this... Read More

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Live music and daily drink specials every night!

Whenever you come to Martell's, you will be in for a treat. Take advantage of one of their daily drink specials as you sit on the tiki bar on the beach and enjoy the ocean breeze. You'll also hear live music every night.

 

Martell's Tiki Bar

 (732) 892-0131 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

A quintessential Jersey Shore experience Martell’s Tiki Bar is one of the most famous shore bars in NJ located right on the Point Pleasant boardwalk, steps away from the beach. Listen to live music, enjoy the dance floor and have a good meal and a few tropical drinks at this quintessential... Read More

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VIP & bottle service!

For a price, you and your group can have VIP and bottle service all night so you don't have to deal with the hassle of asking for a drink at the bar. Choose from a variety of champagnes, vodka, tequila, rum, and more!

Club Karma

  (732) 793-2173 | Ocean County

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Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Featured on hit reality TV show Club Karma was made even more famous by hit reality television show “Jersey Shore”, but it’s always been one of New Jersey’s top dance clubs. This hip club epitomizes Jersey Shore nightlife. Young people flock here every summer for a vibrant, upbeat... Read More

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Some of the best thrill rides around!

Six Flags Great Adventure is great for getting that adrenaline rush you're seeking. Experience some classic thrilling rides such as El Toro and Kingda Ka as well as some newer ones such as CYBORG Cyber Spin.

Six Flags Great Adventure

 732-928-1821 | Ocean County

Top 50 Kids Attractions in NJ

Jackson, New Jersey

Six Flags Great Adventure is one of the best theme parks in the country. You and the kids are guaranteed to have a blast at this top New Jersey attraction. Great Adventure is most famous for its world-renowned roller coasters like Kingda Ka and Nitro. While those thrills are guaranteed to get older kids’ adrenaline pumping,... Read More

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Thursday Fish & Fireworks!

Depart on a Thursday afternoon at 5 p.m. to enjoy fishing and a beautiful fireworks display! This is fun for the whole family. You'll return back to shore after the fireworks display.

Queen Mary

 732-899-3766 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Boardwalk aquarium Queen Mary is one of the best JerseyShore attractions and an awesome way to go fishing! The Queen Mary combines fishing and a party boat experience for a truly memorable time. The ship sails 7 days a week from 7:30am-2:00 pm. Fishing tours focus on striped bass bluefish. The Queen... Read More

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The Practically Perfect Package is great for couples!

With the Practically Perfect Package, you can enjoy a standard hotel room, couple massage, dinner for two, and breakfast! This is perfect for a quick weekend getaway to unwind and spend time with your significant other.

The White Sands Oceanfront Resort and Spa

 732-899-3370 | Ocean County

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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Oceanside spa Relax and get pampered at Sea Spa & Salon. Services include manicures, pedicures, massages, facials, body treatments, hair design and more. This full-service spa is situated in a beautiful beachfront resort. Indulge in the “A Day at the Sea” spa package for a Swedish... Read More

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An online shop with their top hot sauces and fresh gear!

Once you fall in love with The Chicken or the Egg, you're going to want to visit their online shop. They have a number of cool shirts, hats, mugs, stickers, and more! They even sell their popular hot sauces.

The Chicken or the Egg

 609-492-3695 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Beach Haven, New Jersey

A favorite New Jersey food destination New Jersey natives absolutely love The Chicken or the Egg. It is a staple of many people’s visits to the shore. Enjoy classic American dining and delicious specialty breakfast items at this beloved restaurant. It is one of the best family restaurants at... Read More

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There's no vacation without Maruca's!

Everyone in the area knows that Maruca's is a must-stop when you're on vacation down by the shore. Taste their trademark cheese and sauce swirled pie to believe it. 

Maruca's Pizza

 732-793-0707 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Best boardwalk slice Maruca’s Pizza is a boardwalk staple and a must-visit top attraction in Seaside Heights, NJ. The famous “tomato pie” is a long-time Jersey Shore favorite. Out of so many “boardwalk slice” options all along the Jersey Shore, Maruca’s Pizza... Read More

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Birthday and Bachelorette Parties are their specialty!

If you can't decide where to have your next birthday or a bachelorette party, consider having at Bamboo Bar! You will get VIP service and have a great time with your friends at one of the top dance clubs in NJ.

Bamboo Bar

 732-830-3660 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Famous NJ dance club The Bamboo Bar is another landmark shore attraction made famous by hit TV show “Jersey Shore”. Dance the night away at the spacious, bumping Bamboo Bar. Drink specials are always offered at Bamboo... Read More

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Beautiful view of Gulf's Island!

Watch fishing boats glide in as seagulls flock over the caught fish. The Patio Bar also has views of the Manasquan River and inlet with daily music entertainment. Enjoy the views, food, and music!

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Fresh seafood and great outdoor patio bar Jack Baker’s Wharfside Restaurant is a local favorite that sits right on the water. Take in the beautiful view of Gull Island and the dock as you indulge in fresh, catch-of-the-day seafood dishes. In the summer, the restaurant also features a Patio Bar... Read More

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Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise!

For a unique dinner cruise experience, try out their Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise. There will be a dinner buffet, three hour cruise, and a murder! Have a fun and interactive dinner aboard the River Belle.

River Belle Cruise

 732-892-3377 | Ocean County

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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Dining and sightseeing cruise The River Belle is a unique New Jersey dining cruise experience. Cruises options include brunch, lunch, and dinner. Take in the beautiful sights along the Manasquan River, Point Pleasant Canal, and Barnegat Bay while enjoying a tasty meal. The cruise hosts will tell you... Read More

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Hundreds of flavors!

Whether you get a milkshake, ice cream, or frozen custard, there are so many flavors to choose from. Whatever your taste preferences are, there will be a flavor that'll stand out.

Kohrs The Original

 732-793-1414 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Favorite NJ frozen treat You can’t take a trip to a Jersey Shore destination without indulging in some tasty Kohr’s Frozen Custard! The original Kohr’s opened in Atlantic City in 1924. Today, Kohr’s is still an important part of the Jersey Shore experience. Kohr’s Frozen... Read More

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Rent their ice cream truck for your next party!

Bring the delicious magic that is Hoffman's homemade ice cream to your party. The truck, "Chillie Willie" has been and continues to be an honored guests at many events. Your guests will love seeing and the truck and will love tasting the ice cream even more!

Hoffman's Ice Cream

 732-892-0270 | Ocean County

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Point Pleasant, New Jersey

Home-made ice cream and desserts Hoffman’s Ice Cream serves incredible homemade ice cream in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey. It’s one of the most popular dessert attractions at the Jersey Shore. Choose from a large selection of yummy flavors like Strawberry Bon-Bon and Jersey Monkey. They also... Read More

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Food served until 1 a.m.!

If you're looking for a late dining spot near Point Pleasant Beach, Frankie's is the place to go! They have a variety of dishes at reasonable prices for an incredible value! 

Frankie's Bar and Grille

 732-892-6000 | Ocean County

Top 50 Jersey Shore Attractions

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Juicy burgers and more If you’re craving a good burger, head to Frankie’s Bar and Grill. With a good selection of drinks and a great menu of bar food, this Jersey Shore burger joint can’t be beat. The food is always great and the atmosphere is fun and relaxed. Frankie's is one of... Read More

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