There’s a good reason Ocean County, NJ is home to one of the best golf and country clubs. Located near the Jersey Shore, you can enjoy an upscale gated community, some of the most beautiful golf courses around and easy access to major highways—and more importantly, just a short drive from fun! There are a wide variety of choices when it comes to local restaurants, shopping centers and outlets to keep you busy when not you’re not teeing off on those golf greens!
Enjoy the Jersey Shore, Jackson NJ and More!
No matter what your taste in food, shopping and fun, there’s something for everyone within a short drive from Ocean County, NJ. Here are just a few of our favorite places you might enjoy with your family and friends.
Who doesn’t like a leisurely stroll window shopping or grabbing that new item you’ve had your eye on for some time. When you’re in Ocean County, you’re a short drive to Jackson NJ, home of one of the best outlet malls in the state with premium shops and restaurants that can keep you entertained all day. Up for staying a little more south? Located in Tinton Falls NJ, the Jersey Shore Premium Outlets offer many the same exceptional brands and extraordinary savings all within walking distance. Just park your car once and enjoy! Is mall shopping more your speed? Since we’re in Ocean County NJ, you have lots of choices from the Ocean County Mall in Toms River, the Monmouth Mall in Eatontown and the Freehold Raceway Mall. You’re sure to find something to please no matter which way you want to head. Plus, you’ll find tons of specialty stores on your way if you feel like making a stop.
While you can always find something to enjoy right at the golf club in Ocean County NJ, you can also find a wide assortment of restaurants to whet your appetite throughout the local area. Just minutes away on the Jersey Shore, you can find everything from fine dining to casual family-style fare, and everything from Asian fusion and sushi to Italian and French cuisine. All you have to do is decide what you’re in the mood for, and you can find a delicious choice just waiting for you. And best of all, if you’re out for a day of local shopping in Jackson NJ or any of the surrounding areas, there are tons of local restaurants to enjoy during your trip.
Entertainment and Sports
Looking for some arts and culture? You found it! You can enjoy year-round entertainment and sports nearby that rival the New York scene any day! From Red Bank’s famed Count Basie Theatre and Two River Theatre and the Algonquin Theatre in Manasquan, to the Lakewood BlueClaws minor league baseball team and Six Flags Great Adventure, you won’t run out of options when looking for something new to take in. And of course, since you’re in Ocean County NJ, you might as well take in a day at the beaches of the Jersey Shore, from Long Branch to Sea Bright and more. And let’s admit it, when it comes to local restaurants, you can’t beat boardwalk food!
Consider yourself lucky to be at the center of it all when it comes to local restaurants, local shopping and some of the best entertainment money can buy (and some free events too!). Whether you’re a spontaneous adventurer or someone who prefers a plan, there’s something for you in any direction you set your sights on. Enjoy!