THINGS TO DO

Plenty of activities to keep the whole family busy.
Recreation, Dining, Shopping, Lodging, Charters, and more.

Historic Highlands, NJ — Where the Jersey Shore Begins

Situated just twenty-six miles from New York City, to which it is connected by land and water routes, Highlands is a major attraction to fishermen, sailors, sun bathers, nature lovers and other lovers of the shore. Eat, Stay, Shop, Dine, and Play.

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Popamora Point Beach

Located adjacent to Sandy Hook Bay Marina at the end of Shore Drive in Highlands, NJ, this park has one of the best bay-shore beaches on Sandy Hook Bay and it also sits next to the entrance of the Henry Hudson Trail.

Sandy Hook Beach at Gateway National Recreation Area

Originally discovered by the famous Sea Captain Henry Hudson in the early 1600’s, Sandy Hook is a beautiful 1,655 acre barrier peninsula with a view of the Manhattan skyline. There is a seven-mile stretch of pristine ocean and bay beaches excellent for surf casting, swimming and sunbathing. Nature lovers will revel in the 300 plus species of migratory birds, as well as the pristine holly forest.

Sea Bright Beaches

The Borough of Sea Bright has seven free public beach access ways on Ocean Avenue which are clearly identified by signage. In addition, there is the Sea Bright Municipal Beach which offers lifeguards, rescue personnel, restroom facilities, and seasonal locker rentals. To utilize these municipal facilities a daily or season beach badge is required. For more information contact the Beach Office in season at 732-842-0215.

Sailing Charters

Discover why so many people fall in love with sailing. Sailing is perfect for families, couples, groups of friends or anyone looking for fun out on the water.

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Fishing Charters

A private fishing charter is when everyone on the boat is from the same group for one fee. These trips are not priced as a per person rate. Only you and your family or friends are on the boat. You are paying for the entire boat to take you fishing.

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Henry Hudson Trail

This paved, 10-foot wide, 24-mile long trail is a former railroad right-of-way. It is relatively flat, traveling through both man-made and natural environments. Much of the trail is tree-lined, though some parts have views of surrounding wetlands, streams and fields.

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Golf

The following Monmouth County Public Golf Courses are listed alphabetically. To reserve times, check greens fees, facilities and hours of play, call ahead to the phone numbers provided. For information on American with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance, please contact each golf course directly.

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Dining, Lodging & Shopping

Monmouth County is the gateway to the Jersey Shore. Here you will find more than 50 miles of beaches, revolutionary history sites, nationally recognized parks and golf courses, dining experiences for all tastes and plenty of places to spend the night.

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Seastreak Ferry

Seastreak is a leader in revitalizing fast passenger ferry services in the New York metropolitan area. We proudly offer high-speed catamaran services to points in Manhattan, central New Jersey, Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, and more with a fleet of robust vessels.

Learn More

Historic Highlands, NJ — Where the Jersey Shore Begins

Situated just twenty-six miles from New York City, to which it is connected by land and water routes, Highlands is a major attraction to fishermen, sailors, sun bathers, nature lovers and other lovers of the shore. Eat, Stay, Shop, Dine, and Play.

Learn More

Popamora Point Beach

Located adjacent to Sandy Hook Bay Marina at the end of Shore Drive in Highlands, NJ, this park has one of the best bay-shore beaches on Sandy Hook Bay and it also sits next to the entrance of the Henry Hudson Trail.

Sandy Hook Beach at Gateway National Recreation Area

Originally discovered by the famous Sea Captain Henry Hudson in the early 1600’s, Sandy Hook is a beautiful 1,655 acre barrier peninsula with a view of the Manhattan skyline. There is a seven-mile stretch of pristine ocean and bay beaches excellent for surf casting, swimming and sunbathing. Nature lovers will revel in the 300 plus species of migratory birds, as well as the pristine holly forest.

Sea Bright Beaches

The Borough of Sea Bright has seven free public beach access ways on Ocean Avenue which are clearly identified by signage. In addition, there is the Sea Bright Municipal Beach which offers lifeguards, rescue personnel, restroom facilities, and seasonal locker rentals. To utilize these municipal facilities a daily or season beach badge is required. For more information contact the Beach Office in season at 732-842-0215.

Sailing Charters

Discover why so many people fall in love with sailing. Sailing is perfect for families, couples, groups of friends or anyone looking for fun out on the water.

Learn More

Fishing Charters

A private fishing charter is when everyone on the boat is from the same group for one fee. These trips are not priced as a per person rate. Only you and your family or friends are on the boat. You are paying for the entire boat to take you fishing.

Learn More

Henry Hudson Trail

This paved, 10-foot wide, 24-mile long trail is a former railroad right-of-way. It is relatively flat, traveling through both man-made and natural environments. Much of the trail is tree-lined, though some parts have views of surrounding wetlands, streams and fields.

Learn More

Golf

The following Monmouth County Public Golf Courses are listed alphabetically. To reserve times, check greens fees, facilities and hours of play, call ahead to the phone numbers provided. For information on American with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance, please contact each golf course directly.

Learn More

Dining, Lodging & Shopping

Monmouth County is the gateway to the Jersey Shore. Here you will find more than 50 miles of beaches, revolutionary history sites, nationally recognized parks and golf courses, dining experiences for all tastes and plenty of places to spend the night.

Learn More

Seastreak Ferry

Seastreak is a leader in revitalizing fast passenger ferry services in the New York metropolitan area. We proudly offer high-speed catamaran services to points in Manhattan, central New Jersey, Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, and more with a fleet of robust vessels.

Learn More

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