Easy Drive from New York CIty and Philadelphia
To New Jerseyans, it's known simply as "The Shore." Easily accessible from New York City and Philadephia, the Garden State's 141-mile seaside has been a popular getaway destination since the early 1900s. Comprised by more than 40 communities, the Jersey Shore is known for its many boardwalks, arcades, water parks, and amusement parks with rides and attractions.
North Jersey Shore
The northern section of the Jersey Shore begins at Sandy Hook and includes Asbury Park. Seaside Heights is best known as the setting for MTV's reality TV series "Jersey Shore.
Mid Jersey Shore
The middle section of the Jersey Shore runs between Seaside Heights and Atlantic City, including barrier islands and the towns of Barnegat Light and Brigantine.
South Jersey Shore
Some of the most popular beach towns on the Jersey Shore are found between Atlantic City and historic Cape May.