New Jersey Weekend Getaways at Ocean Place Resort & Spa

A Fun, Vibrant Address For jersey Shore beachfront livingActivities

From Six Flags Great Adventure to the ever-popular Monmouth Park Race Track, the renowned Ocean Place beachfront hotel in Jersey Shore is perfectly positioned near the best events. Take advantage of a vibrant array of nearby activities and fun things to do, including:

Beach

Long Branch Beach

As a guest of Ocean Place Resort & Spa, enjoy use of our beach front locker rooms, towels, chairs and umbrellas and access to our exclusive palm tree beach. Enjoy the beach year round at Ocean Place Resort & Spa. Take a sunrise stroll down the boardwalk or an evening jog down Moss Mile with the Atlantic Ocean breeze keeping you cool.

Feel like venturing out? Check out these beaches within 10 miles of Ocean Place Resort & Spa

Seven Presidents Ocean Front Park

221 Ocean Avenue North, Long Branch, NJ 07740

732-229-0924 (Seasonal Pavilion Office)

732-229-7025 (Park Rangers)

Closing time is 7pm through October 31; 6:30pm November 1-2; and 5:30pm November 3-January 13.

(Located 2 blocks North of the resort.)

 

Sandy Hook National Park

Phone: (732) 872-5970

The seven-mile stretch of spectacular ocean and bay beaches are excellent for surf casting, swimming, and relaxing on the sand. Nature lovers will revel in the 300 – plus species of migratory birds, as well as the pristine holly forest. (approx 7 miles – 13 minutes)

Land

Shopping

Monmouth Mall

Routes 35 & 36 Eatontown, NJ 07724

Phone: 732-542-0333

Macy’s, Lord & Taylor, JCPenney, AMC Theater, Boscovs and more than 150 shops. (approx. 7 miles – 12 Minutes)

 

Jersey Shore Premium Outlets

One Premium Outlets Blvd, Tinton Falls, NJ 07753

Phone: (732) 918-1700

120 OUTLET STORES- Find impressive savings at Adidas, Ann Taylor, BCBG Max Azria, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Coach, Cole Haan, DKNY, Elie Tahari, Guess, J.Crew, Kate Spade New York, Kenneth Cole, Lacoste, Michael Kors, Nike, Talbots, Timberland, Tommy Hilfiger, Under Armour and more. (apprx. 13 miles - 21 Minutes)

 

The Grove at Shrewsbury

597 Route 35 Shrewsbury, NJ 07702

Phone: (732) 530·1200

Outdoor Shops & Specialty Stores. (apprx. 8 miles – 10-15 minutes)

 

Red Bank

Approximately 15 minutes North West of the Resort. Downtown shopping district filled with antique shops, restaurants, clothing stores and art galleries. (approx 8miles - 10-15 minutes)

 

Freehold Raceway Mall

3710 Route 9, Freehold, NJ 07728

Phone: (732) 577-1144

JCPenney, Lord & Taylor, Macy’s, Nordstrom, Sears and more than 200 shops. (approx. 20 miles – 25-30 minutes)

 

Movie Theaters / Entertainment

AMC Loews Monmouth Mall 15

180 State Rt. 35 S. Eatontown, NJ 07724

Phone: (732) 935-0789

(approx. 7 miles – 12 Minutes)

 

Count Basie Theater

99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank, New Jersey 07701

A 1500-seat theater featuring a year round performance schedule of symphonic and popular music, ballet, jazz, modern dance and children’s programs. (approx 8miles - 10-15 minutes)

 

Two River Theater Company

21 Bridge Avenue Red Bank, NJ 07701
Phone: 732.345.1400

Two River Theater is a professional, not-for-profit theater, regional theater company providing plays and educational programs for audiences of central New Jersey and beyond. (approx 8miles – 15-20 minutes)

Local Attractions / Recreation

Pier Village 

One Chelsea Ave Long Branch, NJ 07740

Over 40 oceanfront shops and restaurants. (adjacent to hotel parking lot)

 

Monmouth Park Race Track

175 Oceanport Avenue, Oceanport, NJ 07757
General Information Phone: 732-222-5100

Thoroughbred horse racing May through September. Open Wednesday through Sunday. Races start at 1:00pm. Events and Seasonal Mini Golf. (approx 3 miles – 5-8 minutes)

 

MAC at Monmouth University

400 Cedar Avenue

West Long Branch, NJ 07764-1898

Phone: 732-571-3400
153,200-square-foot Multipurpose Activity Center (MAC) at Monmouth houses: a 4,100-seat arena, a 200-meter, six-lane indoor track, a fitness center and pool, educational and conference space, Locker rooms, the Leon Hess Champions’ Hall, the Monmouth Athletic Hall of Fame, the University Store. (approx.. 3 miles – 5-7 minutes)

 

Hartshorne Woods Park

300 Navesink Avenue, Locust, NJ (Buttermilk Valley Entrance) 07716    

1402 Portland Road, Highlands, NJ (Rocky Point Entrance) 07732

239 Locust Avenue, Locust, NJ (Claypit Creek) 07760

Phone: 732-872-0336 - Ranger Station

Park opens at 7:00am 365 days a year. Closing time is 7pm through October 31; 6:30pm November 1-2; and 5:30pm November 3-January 13.

A hilly, forested 787-acre site overlooking the Navesink River, this park is among the highest elevations along the Atlantic Coast and features prominently in area history as a former coastal defense site.  Known for its challenging trail system and scenic views, Hartshorne Woods is a popular park for area hikers, bicyclists and outdoor enthusiasts. (approx. 11 miles – 20 minutes)

 

The Peddler

150 Ocean Blvd

Long Branch, NJ 07740

Phone: (732)229-6623

E-mail: info@the peddler.com / michael@thepeddler.com

Bike Rentals, (approx. 3 blocks from hotel - .88 miles)

 

Twin Lights of Navesink

Lighthouse Road

Highlands, NJ 07732

Phone: 732-872-1814

The two-beacon lighthouse marked the western entrance to New York Harbor. The south tower became the first electrically operated lighthouse in the U.S. (Approx 8 miles – 10-15 minutes)

 

Bradley Beach Bowl & Recreation Center
1217 Main St.
Bradley Beach, NJ 07720
Phone: 732-774-4540

(approx 8 miles – 20 minutes)

 

Jenkinson’s Aquarium

Parkway & Boardwalk, 300 Ocean Avenue, Pt. Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742

Phone: 732-892-0600

Summer Hours 10am-10pm daily, Winter Hours 10am-5pm daily.

(approx 30 minutes)

 

Atlantic City

Approximately 1 ½ hours South of the Resort. 13 casino resorts, world famous boardwalk and headline entertainment are just some of the attractions. (Approx. 1 hour 20 minutes)  

 

Manhattan

Approximately 1 ½ hours North of the Resort. Broadway shows, sight seeing, world famous restaurants and shopping. Ferry service, train or private car service are best means of transportation.

Six Flags Great Adventure Theme Park and Wild Safari Animal Park

1 Six Flags Blvd  Jackson, NJ 08527

Phone: (732) 928-2000

Plan a day to visit Six Flags Great Adventure, less than one hour from this impressive New Jersey oceanfront hotel. Packed with exciting world-class rides -- including 13 amazing roller coasters, fabulous shows, and pulse-racing attractions -- Six Flags is perfect for a fun-filled weekend. Fly on Superman-Ultimate Flight, the only "flying" coaster of its kind in the Northeast. Blast off on the 230-foot Nitro - which reaches speeds of 80 miles per hour and features a mile-long track packed with relentless thrills! Select this picturesque New Jersey beachfront hotel resort for easy access to Six Flags, with rides and attractions that include:

  • Hurricane Harbor, with 27 exciting water rides

  • Wild Safari, with lion compound tours

  • Bugs Bunny National Park, the park's third children's area

  • Season passes available

 

Keansburg Amusement Park

275 Beachway Ave, Keansburg, NJ 07734

(732)-495-1400

Offering two world-class go-cart tracks, more than 45 rides, a rock climbing wall, and batting cages and Runaway Rapids -- showcasing 13 world-class water slides for all ages, a lazy river, New Jersey's biggest hot tub, and a 10,000-square-foot interactive kiddie play area.

Ocean Grove Auditorium

54 Pitman Avenue, Ocean Grove NJ 07756

(732)775-0035

(10 miles)

The PNC Arts Center

Exit 116, Garden State Parkway, Holmdel NJ 07733

(732)203-2500

This venue is ranked in the top five amphitheaters in the country and ranked in the top two outdoor arenas within the New York Metropolitan area. (15 miles)

The Colts Neck Golf Club 

50 Flock Rd, Colts Neck NJ 07722

(732)303-9300

The Colts Neck Golf Club, a links style masterpiece designed by the prestigious firm of Cornish, Silva, & Mungeam of New England, will test the skills of any player. Large, undulating bent grass greens surrounded by Scottish style bunkers are perfectly framed by sparkling lakes and golden tall fescue rough.

New Jersey Repertory Company

179 Broadway, Long Branch, NJ

(732)229-3166

A non-profit professional theater located on Broadway, in the heart of Long Branch.

Uncle Vinnie's Comedy Club 

518 Arnold Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742

(732)899-3900

What started out as Ferrara’s Ristorante doing comedy one night a week as grown to one of the hottest comedy clubs in the tri-state area!

 

Long Branch Chamber of Commerce, with useful information on upcoming events, dining, outdoor recreation, art, music, theater and more.

The Jersey Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau

a complete site for Jersey Shore weekend getaways, business trips, and vacation planning.

Sea

Venture out in to the Atlantic on a deep sea excursion, kayaking adventure or try surf board lessons! Check out these great local venues to make the most of your getaway:

Sea Streak

Enjoy a calm ocean excursion to New York City while visiting Ocean Place Resort & Spa. Embarkation is only minutes from Ocean Place - aboard SeaStreak America, a leading fast passenger ferry service.

visit www.seastreak.com

 

Baker Marina:

 

Great Ga-Zee Boat

Cruise the Calm Inland Waters of The Shrewsbury & Navesink Rivers. The Great Ga-Zee Boat offers a complete selection of catered menus from May 15th til October 15th. The Great Ga-Zee Boat is a one-of-a-kind, uniquely designed vessel built in Monmouth county, N.J. It's name is indicative of the octagonal cabin, resembling a Victorian gazebo, which surrounds the aft portion of the lower deck.

Call 732-780-4217 or visit www.riverboatservices.com

Dine

From the famous hot dog and hamburger spot, Max’s, to a truly unique and unforgettable dining experience at Avenue and everything in between! Ocean Place is perfectly situated near many mouthwatering dining experiences.

SAWA Steakhouse & Sushi Bar is an authentic upscale Japanese restaurant with a new and modern look that leaves you wanting more. Our Pier Village, Long Branch restaurant opened in the beginning of 2006 and offers a unique waterfront dining experience with a view of the ocean for all. SAWA Pier Village offers a lush, full bar and spacious dining areas. SAWA Pier Village is located just minutes away from the beach and a nearby shopping center.

Sirena Bar & Ristorante in Pier Village, Long Branch, is a fun, casual dining experience. Come and enjoy views of Atlantic Ocean and the food!

Avenue
is the modern answer to a blend of the Parisian brasserie and the luxurious beaches of St. Tropez on the Atlantic beachfront. It has brought a savoir-vivre to the Jersey Shore with its dramatic high ceilings, classic brasserie banquettes in an oceanic paletted, pearl colored marble tiles that shimmer under the light. During the day, bask in the sun pouring in from the floor to ceiling windows while relishing in the personal attention of the servers catering to every need. After the sun goes down the fireplace is a focal point of a lavish lounge at one end of the 5000 square foot space that keeps patrons satisfied in its warm glow.

Nightlife

The Jersey Shore can’t be mentioned with out nightlife! We’ve got some great nightlife within walking distance, including our own Tiki Bar.

Avenue Nuit is a vibrant oasis fashioned after the festive party paradise of St. Tropez. Designed by London’s renowned architect David Collins, Avenue Nuit provides guests with the ultimate VIP experience. Strikingly stylish and beach chic, the club features a rooftop pool, outdoor fireplace, oversized bed seating and VIP tables throughout.

Avenue Nuit is an invitation to party under the starts amid the elements complemented by incredible DJ’s and an elegant mix of people making it the place to be.

Family Fun

There’s a little something for everyone down the shore.

Plan a day to visit Six Flags Great Adventure, less than one hour from this impressive New Jersey oceanfront hotel. Packed with exciting world-class rides -- including 13 amazing roller coasters, fabulous shows, and pulse-racing attractions -- Six Flags is perfect for a fun-filled weekend. Fly on Superman-Ultimate Flight, the only "flying" coaster of its kind in the Northeast. Blast off on the 230-foot Nitro - which reaches speeds of 80 miles per hour and features a mile-long track packed with relentless thrills! Select this picturesque New Jersey beachfront hotel resort for easy access to Six Flags, with rides and attractions that include:

  • Hurricane Harbor, with 27 exciting water rides

  • Wild Safari, with lion compound tours

  • Bugs Bunny National Park, the park's third children's area

  • Season passes available

Join in the fun at Keansburg Amusement Park, offering two world-class go-cart tracks, more than 45 rides, a rock climbing wall, and batting cages and Runaway Rapids -- showcasing 13 world-class water slides for all ages, a lazy river, New Jersey's biggest hot tub, and a 10,000-square-foot interactive kiddie play area.

Longstreet Farm is open daily year round from 10am - 4pm. Visitors may enter at their leisure, free of charge. From Memorial Day through Labor Day the farm is open 9 am-5 pm. Pets are not allowed within the farm.

The Historic Village at Allaire - On the National and State Registries of Historic Places. Where History was Forged.

Discover the Historic Village at Allaire and all it has to offer. From Special Event Programming to Interpretive Demonstrations, visitors to the Historic Village will gain a better understanding of life in an early 19th Century Industrial Iron Producing Community. Visit the Trades Shops where the master craftsmen and their apprentices practice their arts, stroll along the tree lined streets and stop in at the Manager's House where Mrs. Smith and her daughters demonstrate the domestic skills of the time or pay a call on the Allaire Home and see how an affluent family of the period lived. Your visit will not be complete without a trip to the Howell Works Company Store Museum and Gift Shop or the Howell Works Bakery for some fresh baked "flat cakes."

Lakewood Blue Claws - The Lakewood BlueClaws minor-leagure baseball team, a Single A Affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, plays in a beatutiful, family friendly ballpark with food courts, party decks and picnic areas for games and events throughout the season.

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