Fun and sun at the Jersey Shore

There is nothing quite like summer at the Jersey Shore. From Sandy Hook to Cape May, here are some sites that are sure to please.  



    The Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May's only Victorian house museum. Cape May is known for its beautiful Victorian mansions.
    Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities


    The Wonder Bar in Asbury Park features a tribute to Tillie, the nickname for the two smiling faces that once graced the walls of the Palace Amusements Arcade. Although Palace Amusements was demolished in 2004, a grassroots movement was able to save one of the two iconic murals. 
    Wonder Bar


    You may be familiar with Asbury Park thanks to this Bruce Springsteen album cover.  


    If you are looking for a fun family activity while visiting Atlantic City, take a trip to see Lucy the Elephant in nearby Margate. This 65-foot National Historic Landmark was built in 1881, making it older than the Statue of Liberty.


    The Jersey Shore is also known for its amusement parks and piers. In addition to Steel Pier in Atlantic City and Gillian's Wonderland Pier in Ocean City, Jenkinson's Boardwalk [left] in Point Pleasant Beach, Morey's Piers [center] in Wildwood and Casino Pier [right] in Seaside Heights are other popular stops.   
    Jenkinsons/Morey's Pier/Casino Pier


    Ships first saw the glow of Sandy Hook Light in 1764, and the lighthouse is still in use today.
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