Top 20 Things to Do at the Jersey Shore

    Summer is here and The Jersey Shore is rich with activities for kids of all ages!  Whether you like exploring, walking or just people watching, there’s always something for everyone.

    Throw on some sun screen and get out there and enjoy yourself…

    “Cause Down the Shore Everything’s Alright”

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    #20.  Catch a free summer concert in one of the many Jersey shore towns.

    Whether you love jazz, swing or oldies, you’ll find a concert to suit you! Just bring a chair and a smile.



    #19. Walk any one of the many boardwalks.

    It’s good exercise and it’s great for people-watching.


    #18.  Visit the Discovery Seashell Museum in Ocean City.

    Maybe pick up a new family pet?  Hermie the Hermit Crab?


    #17.  Visit the Marbles Hall of Fame in North Wildwood

    Check out the history of Marbles Tournaments.


    #16.  Spend the day at Morey’s Piers, on the famous Wildwood Boardwalk.

    The three adventure piers and two water parks have more rides than Disneyland!

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    #15. Build sand castles!



    #14. Shop for antiques.

    South Jersey is home to some amazing antique collections.


    #13.  Take a charter boat out for a day of fishing.

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    #12.  Take the ferry from Cape May to Lewes, Delaware

    There are many historical sites and the shopping is amazing.


    #11.  Take a guided tour of the dunes and beaches in Avalon and Stone Harbor.



    #10.  Enjoy a fresh seafood dinner at one of the area’s many waterfront restaurants.


    #9.  Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine.

    Learn more about how stranded sea animals are rescued, rehabilitated, and returned to the wild.


    #8.  Take a walking tour of Victorian Cape May.

    The entire town is a National Historic Landmark!

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    #7.  Visit the Cape May Zoo

    More than 200 different species of animals make their homes here.  And admission is free!


    #6.  Check out a Lighthouse.

    See the sights from the Absecon Lighthouse in Atlantic City, the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse in North Wildwood, or the Cape May Lighthouse in Cape May Point.


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    #5.  Spend a night at one of the many arcades on the boardwalks.

    Try your hand at skee ball or the skill cranes, or your favorite video games.


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    #4.  Play mini-golf.


    #3.  Rent a bicycle and cruise the streets and boardwalks.



    #2.  Trolley Ride.

    Ride the trolley through Wildwood Crest, Wildwood, and North Wildwood


    #1.  Visit Lucy the Elephant in Margate

    Lucy the Elephant is located along the beach in Josephine Harron Park in Margate, NJ. She is six stories high and is listed on the National Park Registry of Historical Landmarks.

    Best Thing About The Jersey Shore Is There Is Something For Everyone! Enjoy!


    • Tom La Vecchia

      Founder of New Theory & X Factor Media

      Founder and Publisher of New Theory Magazine and Podcast. Serial Entrepreneur who loves wine, cigars and anything that allows to people to connect and share experiences.

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