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Jersey Shore Orthodox Rabbinate

Kosher Supervision - Monmouth County, New Jersey


PLACES TO GO - THINGS TO SEE:  Enjoy your time at the Jersey Shore!


All times given from the Ocean Place Spa and Resort, Long Branch, NJ

(Underlined items are links to the attractions web site)


GREAT ADVENTURE:  Rides, entertainment, a safari park.  Fun for the whole family.  Expect to spend a full day. Jackson, New Jersey off Interstate I-95 West.  Exit 16.  Approximately 45 minutes.

TWIN LIGHTS LIGHTHOUSE:  Climb one of the two light towers.  See the lighthouse museum.  Spectacular views including New York City.  Off Route 36 North, Highlands, New Jersey. Approximately 15 minutes.

SANDY HOOK NATIONAL PARK:  Nature and Visitors Center, Hiking, fishing, bicycle riding.  Oldest operating lighthouse in the United States.  Visit old bunkers, see Nike missles.  Off Route 36 North just above Sea Bright, New Jersey.  Approximately 12 minutes.

MOUNT MITCHELL SCENIC OVERLOOK:  Spectacular views on a clear day of New York City and Long Islands.  Approximately 12 minutes north off Route 36.  Make a right at scenic overlook sign.

JENKINSON’S AQUARIUM:  Penquins, seals, sharks, touch tank.  Allow about two hours.  Check feeding schedule.  On the northern side of the Point Pleasant Beach Boardwalk.  About 35 minutes.

POINT PLEASANT BEACH BOARDWALK:  Arcades, Jenkinson’s Aquarium, shops, family oriented boardwalk.  Metered parking.  Approximately 35 minutes south.  Take Route 35 South.

PIER VILLAGE:  High-line shops and boardwalk near the Ocean Place Resort on the beach.  A lot of restaurants too but none of them are kosher.

JERSEY SHORE PREMIUM OUTLETS:  One hundred and twenty stores, most of them national outlets.  Off Route 66 in nearby Tinton Falls.  Approximately twenty minutes.

MONMOUTH MALL:  Indoor enclosed mall.  Stores include Boscov’s, JC Penney, Lord and Taylor, and Macy’s.  At the intersection of Routes 35 and 36.  Approximately twelve minutes.

GOLF COURSES:  There are many near by golf courses.   From the Monmouth County Park System,  Bel-Aire in Wall, New Jersey and Shark River in Neptune, New Jersey.  The closest privately owned golf course that is open to the public is Old Orchard Country Club off Monmouth Road in Eatontown, NJ about ten minutes away.  Also in Eatontown on the grounds of the former Fort Monmouth, is the Suneagles Golf Club, 2000 Lowther Drive.  Call (732) 389-4300 for course inormation.  They are approximately eighteen minutes away.  Less than 10 minutes away is the William Larkin Golf Course at Colonial Terrace - a nine hole facility.  

MONMOUTH PARK RACE TRACK:  Operates Fridays through Sunday and Holidays in season, usually from early May through October.  Features some of the top thoroughbred racing in the country including the million dollar Haskell Handicap as seen on national TV.  Sundays they have face painting, clowns, and activities for children.  Also they have a large picnic area for families, but come early as this section fills up quickly.

FUNTIME AMERICA:  Indoor Amusement Park.  Includes Laser Tag, bumper cars, and much more.  On Route 35 in Eatontown, right across from Monmouth Mall.  (732) 460-0700.  Approximately 12 minutes away

MONSTER MINI-GOLF:  Glow in the dark miniature golf plus Arcade.  749 Hope Road, Eatontown.  Across the street from the UPS Regional Facility.  (732) 544-2200   Approximately 18 minutes away.