Photo courtesy of Toms River Township
Toms River includes a number of beaches along the Jersey Shore: Ortley Beach, Normandy Beach, Monterey Beach, Ocean Beach, Chadwick Beach and Silver Beach.
Toms River also has been featured in several TV shows including MTV's TV series Made and scenes from MTV's popular reality show Jersey Show.
The New Jersey State Chili and Salsa Cookofff and the New Jersey State Ice Cream Festival are popular annual events held in downtown Toms River.
Toms River restaurants tend to be mostly family, casual eateries.