People visit the beaches in New Jersey all year round but most people visit during spring and the summertime for spring break, romantic weekend getaways, holidays, family vacations, business, extended stays, short breaks from work and more. Many people choose a beach in New Jersey for the perfect wedding or honeymoon destination.
New Jersey has over 127 miles of shoreline. You can find shoreline rentals, cottages for rent, beach vacation rentals, oceanfront resorts, villas, historic inns, suites, apartments, vacation studios and more accommodations. Most beaches have lifeguards and are handicapped accessible. Some beaches have a beach fee, tennis courts, boat ramps, bathhouses, picnic areas, amusement arcades and a boardwalk.
Atlantic City is famous for its boardwalk, white sandy beaches and gambling casinos. There are convention centers here too. It is a year round resort. Come by yourself and gamble in a casino. Bring a companion for a romantic getaway. Or bring your entire family for a great vacation in the sun. Visit Steel Pier Amusement Park for a day of fun. Go shopping . There is a little something for every member of the family to do here.
The Jersey shore has 2 beach state parks. Sandy Hook State Park is in northern New Jersey and Island Beach State Park which is located in the Southern part of the region near Seaside Park. Camp. Take a cruise. See dolphins or whales. Bird watch. Climb a lighthouse. Learn about history. Explore the marsh, beach and meadows. Golf. Visit art galleries, historic sites and museums. Hike. Bike. The area offers fun and excitement as well as a chance to relax and enjoy a sunset or sunrise.
On the Southern Shore, Cape May was the first US seaside resort. Take the Cape May Lewes Ferry to the Delaware shore. Cape May has many Victorian houses and other historic places to visit or stay. In the area, stroll through beautiful flower gardens. See glass blowing demonstrations and exhibitions of glasswork. Sail a boat. Watch wildlife in a zoo. See dolphins play. Watch for whales. Go deep sea Fishing Spots. In Wildwood, visit Morey's Piers for games, rides and water park fun. Take guided kayak tours, walks and back bay boat rides at the Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor.
Stroll on the beach with your lover hand in hand. Enjoy the day. Climb a lighthouse. Watch the sea gulls. Play in the sand. Build sand castles. feel the sand between your toes. Jump the waves. Surf. Kite board. Sail a sailboat. Go scuba diving, parasailing, bodysurfing, boating ... Relax and doze in the sun as you feel the warmth of the sun and hear the waves lap the shore. Don't forget the sunscreen. Enjoy a cold drink. Cool off with a dip in the Ocean. Walk on the boardwalk, pier or the shoreline. Play the arcade. See fisherman catch fish or just watch the fish swim under and around a pier. Charter a boat to go deep sea fishing. Take a cruise. Watch dolphins in the surf. Eat dinner at a seafood restaurant and relish fresh shrimp, grouper or your favorite fish. Watch the sunset. Its beautiful. The end of a perfect vacation day at the beach.
New Jersey Beaches