Belmar, New Jersey–Monmouth County

Almost everyone has heard of Belmar, New Jersey. It one of the Shore towns that gets a lot of media and press. At one time, the borough of Belmar, was overrun with frat and fraternity houses: an open invitation to college crowds from all over the state and elsewhere.

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Beautiful Avon-by-the Sea, NJ

It’s beautiful, clean, manicured, luxurious and it’s Victorian.  It all adds up to Avon-by-the Sea, another of Monmouth County’s twenty-seven miles of beachfront. I enjoy the two-mile walk from Ocean Grove on the boardwalk to the inlet of Avon-by-the Sea where fishing boats go out early morning.   The rocks of the inlet have become a fisherman’s paradise.  The… Read More

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Monmouth County: More of the Shore, Sea Bright, New Jersey

When you head south on Route 36 (the beach route) from the Atlantic Highlands, in less than ten minutes you’ll be in the borough of Sea Bright, New Jersey. The borough of Sea Bright has its beachfront on the Atlantic Ocean; it’s also the borough where the Navasink and Shrewsbury Rivers flow, making this town an exceptional waterway for boats and water activity.

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Monmouth County, where the Jersey Shore begins

Monmouth County encompasses approximately twenty miles of beachfront along the Jersey Shore, beginning at the Atlantic Highlands and snaking its way down to Manasquan, with all the other towns in between. Each town has its own brand or logo that’s easily recognizable on car bumpers and car windows. It’s a pride sticker that displays the initials of the town, AH for Atlantic Highlands, or OG, for Ocean Grove.

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