Point Pleasant is the ultimate Jersey Shore destination, offering exciting activities for a day trip, a week end, or as a summer vacation destination.
Only a one-hour drive from New York City, or an hour and a half ride on New Jersey Transit, with a 15 minute walk to the boardwalk, this small town on the Jersey shore is a popular vacation spot for North New Jersey and NYC tourists, or “benny’s” as the locals call them.
A popular Jersey Shore destination for family oriented entertainment, Point Pleasant Beach is also a go to destination for young adults enjoying late night dance clubs.
Parking is available at the metered municipal parking lot on Ocean Avenue. For a higher fee, there are also a private pay lots. Free on street free parking is available several blocks from the Boardwalk.
The Downtown area boasts a shopping district with many unique shops and antique establishments, making the area a great location for all ages. And if shopping builds up an appetite, the many fine restaurants, coffee shops and cafes are there to satisfy whatever your taste is.
The Boardwalk, one of the nicest in the state, stretches for a mile and has a first class aquarium, family amusements, rides, games of chance, arcades, food, live entertainment, and a one-of-a-kind Victorian-style ice cream parlor. During the summer they also have fireworks and laser light shows