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New Jersey Shore Beaches and Beach Towns

Spectacular Beaches @ Jersey Shore
Famous for its spectacular white sandy beaches and beach communities, the Jersey Shore is one of the most popular vacation destinations on the East Coast.

The Beach Towns are a short train or car ride from downtown Manhattan. Here's a list of the beach towns that you can reach by train:

  • Long Branch
  • Elberon
  • Allenhurst
  • Asbury Park
  • Bradley Beach
  • Belmar
  • Spring Lake
  • Manasquan
  • Point Pleasant Beach
  • Bay Head
    (last stop on train)

New Jersey Shore - Manasquan Inlet

Here are a few tips to help get you to the New Jersey Shoreline by train.

  • You can take a train from Manhattan to the New Jersey Beaches
  • You can walk or take a short taxi ride from the train station to a beach
  • The train ride is approximately 1-2 hours each way, depending on your beach town destination
  • You often have to change trains at Long Branch Station during the trip. However, all you have to do is walk across the platform to the next train — it's very easy
  • The train is safe. However, you should not travel back too late

Have FUN and enjoy the beach!

Waterfront Homes in the New Jersey Shore

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New York City to Jersey Shore and Beaches

It's very easy to get to the Jersey Shore from downtown Manhattan.

The North Jersey Coastline Trains are located in Penn Station. Simply catch
a "North Jersey Coastline" train from Penn Station in New York City. Penn Station is located at 7th Ave and 32nd St.

Call 800-772-2222 or click on the New Jersey Transit Train web site link below to check on schedules, prices and other details.

New Jersey Transit
Web Site


New Jersey Transit - Map
Look for the North Jersey Coastline Train line for the Beach Towns.

New Jersey Shore Beaches and Beach Towns

New Jersey Shore - Manasquan Inlet

Best Ice Cream
on the Jersey Shore

Hoffman's Ice Cream

Other Helpful Links
for the New Jersey Shore

We have not completed a detailed update of the area. However, below are some other helpful Links for the
New Jersey Shore:

Virtual New Jersey Shore

New Jersey Shore Guide

State of New Jersey Site

Sumer at the Jersey Shore



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