The 2019 Summer Guide to the Shore


You’ve waited all year for it; the day you can escape to the Jersey Shore with your friends and family members! Whether you’re going down to Asbury Park for a day or living in Spring Lake for the summer, you’ll want to spend quality time with the important people in your life and create memories that’ll last beyond Labor Day. So what is there to do?

Luckily for you, I’ve made a family-friendly guide full of must-see places and things to do this summer at the shore. From ice cream shops for your energetic toddler to dog-friendly beaches for your four-legged friend, the Jersey Shore has everything you need for a summer of fun, memories, and plenty of sand.

Best Local Bites

After spending hours at the beach, there is one thing on your mind— food! With dozens of restaurants and cafes on every corner, the Jersey Shore has a variety of food spots that will satisfy even your pickiest eater.

Brunch Spots

Maeberrie Market, Avon

Toast City Diner, Asbury Park

Comfi of Belmar, Belmar

The Buttered Biscuit, Bradley Beach

Marigold Market and Cafe, Spring Lake

Outdoor Dining

Langosta Lounge, Asbury Park

The Robinson Ale House, Asbury Park

Brando’s Citi Cucina, Asbury Park

Moonstruck Cafe, Asbury Park

Avon Pavilion, Avon-By-The-Sea

Klein’s Fish Market & Waterside Cafe, Belmar

Marina Grille, Belmar

Shipwreck Grill, Manasquan

Jack Baker’s Wharfside Restaurant and Patio Bar, Point Pleasant Beach

Red’s Lobster Pot Restaurant, Point Pleasant Beach

The Parker House, Sea Girt

Bareli’s by the Sea, Spring Lake

Ice Cream

Cookman Creamery, Asbury Park

Coney Waffle, Belmar

Days Ice Cream, Ocean Grove

The Lighthouse Strollo’s Homemade Italian Ice, Point Pleasant Beach

Sundae Times Ice Cream Shop, Spring Lake

Hoffman’s Ice Cream, Spring Lake & Point Pleasant Beach

Exciting Rainy Day Activities

Let’s face it, even though it would be wonderful to spend every day of your vacation on the beach, rainy days are bound to happen. But even when the sky is raining cats and dogs, the shore has plenty of indoor entertainment to offer:

Solve It Sherlock Escape Room, Asbury Park

Silverball Museum, Asbury Park

Bradley Beach Bowl and Recreation Center, Bradley Beach

Jenkinson’s Aquarium, Point Pleasant Beach

Arcades at Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, Point Pleasant

Lanes at Sea Girt, Sea Girt

House of Bounce, Wall

Don’t Forget the Dog!

Sad about leaving your furry friend home while you enjoy the dog days of summer? Good news, you can bring your BFF with you! The Shore has some dog-friendly beaches for you, your family, and man’s best friend.

8th Avenue Dog Beach, Asbury Park

Island Beach State Park, Lanoka Harbor

Fisherman’s Cove Conservation Area, Manasquan

Pitney Avenue (Sunrise - 9AM), Spring Lake

Summer is only a few months long, make sure you make the most of your shore vacation! Still looking for a summer rental for you and your family this summer? Let me show you what to look for when renting at the Shore and what homes are available for the summer of 2019. For more information from a true local expert, check out my blog!


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