Local Atrractions

Local Attractions

The Jersey shore is full of activities to fit any personality or budget! The Sunset Ballroom is located close to many attractions for our guests to enjoy - from the natural beauty of our beaches to the roaring fun of Six Flags Great Adventure to the exciting nightlife of beach-side bars and clubs! Below is a list of our favorite places of interest. For more ideas, visit pointpleasantbeach.com and shoreguide.com

Places to Stay

Inns and Bed & Breakfasts

Name Location Phone Website
The Tower Cottage 203 Forman Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach
877-766-2693 thetowercottage.com
Bentley Inn 694 Main Avenue
Bay Head
732-892-9589
Grenville Hotel 345 Main Avenue
Bay Head
732-892-3100 thegrenville.com

Traditional Jersey Shore Motels

Name Location Phone Website
Amethyst Resort - Motel 202 Arnold Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach
732-899-6300 amethystresort.com
Broadway Court Motel 304 Broadway
Point Pleasant Beach
732-892-0850
Pelican Point Motel at Pt. Pleasant Beach 210 Arnold Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach
732-899-2394 pelicanpointmotel.com.com
Driftwood Motel 1414-1416 Ocean Ave.
Point Pleasant Beach
732-892-3519
Dunes Motel 1601 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach
732-899-1143 dunesmotel.com
Point Beach Motel Ocean & Trenton Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach
732-892-5100
Point Pleasant Manor 310 Sea Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach
732-899-7300
Sand Pebble Motor Lodge 905 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach
732-899-7712
Shore Point Motel 205 Broadway
Point Pleasant Beach
732-892-7075
Surfside Motel 101 Broadway
Point Pleasant Beach
732-899-1109

Entertainment, Sports & Recreation

Dining, Amusements & Sights

Name Location Phone Website
Jack Baker's Lobster Shanty 81-83 Channel Drive
Pt. Pleasant Beach
732-899-7600 jackbakerslobstershanty.com
Wharfside 101 Channel Drive
Pt. Pleasant Beach
732-892-9100 wharfsidenj.com
Patio Bar 101 Channel Drive
Pt. Pleasant Beach
732-892-9100 patiobarnj.com
Jenkinson’s Beach & Boardwalk 300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach
732-928-1821 jenkinsons.com
Jenkinson’s Aquarium 300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach
732-928-1821 jenkinsons.com
River Queen Paddlewheel River Boat Point Pleasant Beach 732-892-3377 riverboattours.com
Six Flags Great Adventure Amusement Park & Wild Safari Jackson, NJ 732-928-1821 sixflags.com
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Water Park Jackson, NJ 732-928-1821 sixflags.com
Lakewood Blueclaws Single A - Affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies 2 Stadium Way
Lakewood
732-901-7000 blueclaws.com
Wall Township Speedway 1803 Route 34
Wall
732-681-6400 wallspeedway.com
Monmouth Park Thoroughbred Horse Racing 175 Oceanport Avenue
Oceanport
732-222-5100 monmouthpark.com
Point Pleasant Parasail 35 Broadway
Point Pleasant Beach
732-714-2359 pointpleasantparasail.com

Local Beaches

Point Pleasant Beach
Point Pleasant Beach consists of 6 beaches; Jenkinson’s, Martell’s, Risden’s, Surf Club, Point Pleasant Beach, Bradshaw Beach and Maryland Avenue Beach. All but one of the beaches is privately owned and operated. Each beach has a different rates structure however daily rates are around $7 and badges can be purchased directly on the boardwalk. Most of these beaches have facilities such as showers, bathrooms, snack bars. Some such as Jenkinson’s and Martell’s have dining and cocktail bars. Operating hours during the season are normally 9am to 5pm daily.
Bay Head
Bay Head beaches are open to the public and have relatively easy access. The parking is free however there are no public facilities. To obtain a daily badge you must go to the Bay head Improvement Association (BHIA) located on the corner of Lake Avenue and Mount Street in Bay Head. The cost for a daily badge is approximately $6. Operating hours during the season are normally 9am to 5pm daily.

Water Sports

Name Location Phone Website
Bay Head Trading Water Sports/Equipment 520 Main Avenue
Bay Head
732-899-9394
Cock Robin Fishing Boat 415 Broadway
Point Pleasant Beach
732-892-5083 cockrobin.com
Canyon Runner Ocean Fishing Point Pleasant 732-842-6825 canyonrunner.com
Ken’s Landing 30 Broadway
Point Pleasant Beach
732-899-5491
Norma K III Fishing Boat 30 Broadway
Point Pleasant Beach
732-899-5491
Miss Michele Fishing Boat 1242 Route 70
Brick
732-840-0202 missmichele.com
Dauntless Year Round Deep Sea Fishing Point Pleasant Beach 732-892-4298 dauntlessfishing.com
Diversion II SCUBA 311 Channel Drive
Point Pleasant Beach
732-892-0388
Fintastic Fishing Charters & Cruises Point Pleasant 732-292-9565 fintasticcharters.com
Sail Boat Rides 36’ Catalina Barnegat Bay
Sal’s Marina, Toms River
732-830-9285 seasidesailing.com

Golf Courses - Public

Name Location Phone Website
Forge Pond Bricktown, NJ 732-920-8899
Bel-Aire Golf Club Wall Township, NJ 732-449-6024 belairegolfcourse.com
Bey Lea Golf Course Toms River, NJ 732-349-0566 tomsrivertownship.com
Hominy Hill Golf Course Colts Neck, NJ 732-462-9222 monmouthcountyparks.com
Howell Park Golf Course Howell, NJ 732-938-4771 monmouthcountyparks.com
Cruz Golf Club Farmingdale, NJ 732-938-3378

Monmouth & Ocean Parks

View a list of Ocean County Parks and Monmouth County Parks

Name Location Phone Website
Allaire Historic Village Wall, NJ 732-919-3500 allairevillage.org
Manasquan Reservoir 311 Windeler Road
Howell
732-919-0996
Island Beach State Park Ocean County 732-793-0506 islandbeachnj.org

Arts & Leisure

Name Location Phone Website
Algonquin Arts 173 Main Street
Manasquan
732-528-9211 algonquinarts.com
Anchor & Palette Gallery 43 Mount Street
Bay Head
732-892-7776
Gull Studios - Art Gallery 70 Bridge Avenue
Bay Head
732-892-3503 gullstudios.com
Count Basie Theatre 99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank
732-842-9000 countbasietheatre.org
The Great Auditorium Ocean Grove 732-774-1391 oceangrovenj.com
PNC Arts Center Holmdel 732-203-2500 artscenter.com

Shopping

Name Location
Point Pleasant Beach Shopping District Arnold Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach
Manasquan Shopping District Main Street
Manasquan
Bay Head Shopping District Bridge Avenue
Bay Head
Jersey Shore Premium Outlets Neptune
Jackson Outlet Village Jackson
Ocean County Mall Toms River
Monmouth Mall Eatontown
Freehold Raceway Mall Freehold
Brook 35 Plaza Sea Girt

Beauty & Spa Centers

Name Location Phone Website
Therapeutic Touch Center for Well Being 58 Bridge Avenue - Suite 1
Bay Head
732-899-0920 therapeutictouchnj.com
Milagro Spa 1904 Atlantic Avenue
Manasquan
732-528-2296 milagrospa.com

Transportation

Name Location Phone Website
Vogue Limo Service 1143 Duff Place
Point Pleasant
732-899-9520 voguelimo.com
Briggs Taxi Service Richmond Avenue
Point Pleasant
732-892-1313 briggstransportation.com

Yacht Clubs

Name Location Phone Website
Bay Head Yacht Club 111 Metcalf Street
Bay Head
732-899-2000 bayheadyachtclub.org
Manasquan River Yacht Club Brielle 732-528-6792 mryc.org
Mantoloking Yacht Club Bay & Downer Avenue
Mantoloking
732-892-9251 mantolokingyachtclub.org
Metedeconk River Yacht Club Tilton Road
Brick
732-477-9781 metedeconkriveryachtclub.org
Normandy Beach Yacht Club South Court
Normandy Beach
732-793-6807 nbycnj.com