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AIRPLAY, 111 Route 35, Cliffwood       Website

Trampolines, dodgeball, ninja course, wall and rope climbing.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 120. At end of ramp, turn left onto Matawan Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to first light. Turn right onto NJ 35 South and continue 1 1/4 miles to second light (Airplay sign on opposite right corner). Turn right onto County Rd. and continue to facility in second building on left.


Northbound, Birchwood Dr. Exit (Old Bridge). After passing traffic light at County Rd. (sign on left for Airplay) in Cliffwood (left turn not allowed), continue 1/2 mile on NJ 35 North to next light. Continue through light, then take Birchwood Dr. jughandle. Return to traffic light at NJ 35. Turn left onto NJ 35 South and continue 1/2 mile to first light (iStorage Self Storage on right). Turn right onto County Rd. and continue to facility in second building on left.
Southbound, County Rd. (Cliffwood). At traffic light (iStorage Self Storage on right), turn right (sign on opposite right corner for Airplay) onto County Rd. and continue to facility in second building on left.


Northbound, NJ 35 North (Keyport). Merge onto NJ 35 North and continue 2 1/2 miles to fourth light (Raritan Blvd./Birchwood Dr.). Continue through light, then take Birchwood Dr. jughandle. Return to traffic light at NJ 35. Turn left onto NJ 35 South and continue 1/2 mile to first light (iStorage Self Storage on right). Turn right onto County Rd. and continue to facility in second building on left.

ASBURY SPLASH PARK 950 Ocean Ave., Asbury Park / ASBURY EIGHTEEN, 1050 Ocean Ave., Asbury Park /
SILVERBALL RETRO ARCADE, 1000 Ocean Ave., Asbury Park
      Asbury Splash/Asbury Eighteen Website       Silverball Website


Asbury Splash playground features several areas where children can play in water spray. Adjacent is eighteen-hole miniature golf course.

Silverball arcade features 200 pinball machines, mainly of 1930s-1980s vintage, all available for playing.


Northbound, Exit 100B. Merge onto NJ 66 East and continue 3 1/4 miles to junction with NJ 35. Merge onto NJ 35 South and, when lane separation ends, get into the left lane. Take the first exit left for NJ 35 North/Asbury Park. Merge onto NJ 35 North, take first right (sign for Asbury Park) onto Asbury Ave. and continue 2 miles to end. Follow road to the left onto Ocean Ave. and continue to Splash Park, Silverball Arcade and Asbury Eighteen on right, in that order.
Southbound, Exit 102. At end of ramp, turn right onto Asbury Ave. and continue 1 3/4 miles to junction with NJ 66. Continue straight on NJ 66 East 1 1/4 miles to junction with NJ 35. Merge onto NJ 35 South and, when lane separation ends, get into the left lane. Take the first exit left for NJ 35 North/Asbury Park. Merge onto NJ 35 North, take first right (sign for Asbury Park) onto Asbury Ave. and continue 2 miles to end. Follow road to the left onto Ocean Ave. and continue to Splash Park, Silverball Arcade and Asbury Eighteen on right, in that order.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 10A. Merge onto NJ 66 East/Asbury Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to junction with NJ 35. Merge onto NJ 35 South and get into the left lane. Take the second left (sign for Asbury Park) and merge onto NJ 35 North. Cross highway and take first exit (sign for Asbury Park) to stay on Asbury Ave. Continue 2 miles on Asbury Ave. into Asbury Park. At boardwalk, follow road left onto Ocean Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to Splash Park, Silverball Arcade and Asbury Eighteen on right, in that order.


Northbound, Bradley Beach Exit (Neptune). After crossing Shark River Bridge, keep right, following signs for Bradley Beach. Continue on Memorial Dr. 2 1/4 miles to traffic light at Asbury Ave. (sign on right for Downtown and other attractions). Turn right onto Asbury Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to end. Follow road around to left onto Ocean Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to Splash Park, Silverball Arcade and Asbury Eighteen on right, in that order.
Southbound, NJ 35 North/Asbury Park/Eatontown/Keyport Exit (Neptune). At junction with NJ 66, keep left, following signs for NJ 35 South. After passing NJ 66 exit, get in right lane and continue to second left-hand exit (NJ 35 North/Asbury Park/Eatontown/Keyport). Merge onto NJ 35 North, get into right lane, then take first exit (sign for Asbury Park) and continue 2 miles on Asbury Ave. to end. Follow road as it curves to left and continue 1/4 mile to Splash Park, Silverball Arcade and Asbury Eighteen on right, in that order.


Northbound and Southbound, Third Ave. (Asbury Park). At traffic light, if Northbound, (Yellow Roof Pet Care on left), turn right, if Southbound (Mercy Center on left), turn left, onto Third Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to end. Asbury Eighteen is opposite. Turn right onto Ocean Ave. Silverball Arcade is in first group of buildings on left. Splash Park is just beyond, on left.

BOARDWALK FUN AND GAMES, 15 Morris Ave., Long Branch       Website

Arcade with virtual reality, skill and chance games, crane games


Northbound (use local lanes) and Southbound, Exit 105. At end of ramp, follow signs for NJ 36 North and continue 3 1/4 miles to traffic light at Co. Rt. 537/Broadway (first light after passing Shore Regional High School on right). Turn right (sign on right for Long Branch) onto Co. Rt. 537 East/Broadway and continue 2 1/4 miles to end. Turn right onto Ocean Blvd. and continue 1/2 mile to second light. Turn left onto Morris Ave. Arcade is in Pier Village complex on left. Turn left to park in Pier Village garage or continue straight to outdoor lot on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 13B. Merge onto NJ 36 North and continue 2 3/4 miles to traffic light at Co. Rt. 537/Broadway (first light after passing Shore Regional High School on right). Turn right (sign on right for Long Branch) onto Co. Rt. 537 East/Broadway and continue 2 1/4 miles to end. Turn right onto Ocean Blvd. and continue 1/2 mile to second light. Turn left onto Morris Ave. Arcade is in Pier Village complex on left. Turn left to park in Pier Village garage or continue straight to outdoor lot on right.


Northbound and Southbound, NJ 36 (Eatontown). At traffic light, if Northbound (after passing The Crossroads at Eatontown on right), turn right, if Southbound (after passing Rayco Tire and Auto Center on right), turn left, onto NJ 36 North (signs may say NJ 36 East) and continue 1 3/4 miles to traffic light at Co. Rt. 537/Broadway (first light after passing Shore Regional High School on right). Turn right (sign on right for Long Branch) onto Co. Rt. 537 East/Broadway and continue 2 1/4 miles to end. Turn right onto Ocean Blvd. and continue 1/2 mile to second light. Turn left onto Morris Ave. Arcade is in Pier Village complex on left. Turn left to park in Pier Village garage or continue straight to outdoor lot on right.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 537/Broadway (West Long Branch). At first light after passing Shore Regional High School on right, turn right (sign on right for Long Branch) onto Co. Rt. 537 East/Broadway and continue 2 1/4 miles to end. Turn right onto Ocean Blvd. and continue 1/2 mile to second light. Turn left onto Morris Ave. Arcade is in Pier Village complex on left. Turn left to park in Pier Village garage or continue straight to outdoor lot on right.
Southbound, Ocean Blvd. (Long Branch). At traffic light at Joline Ave. (after passing Ocean Pointe apartment complex on right), continue straight (NJ 36 turns right) on Ocean Blvd. 1 mile to fourth light. Turn left onto Morris Ave. Arcade is in Pier Village complex on left. Turn left to park in Pier Village garage or continue straight to outdoor lot on right.

BURY THE HATCHET, 916 Park Ave., Freehold       Website

Axe throwing.


Northbound, NJ 33/NJ 79 North/Freehold Exit (Freehold). At traffic light, turn right onto NJ 79 North and continue through 1 light, then turn right, following sign for NJ 33 East. Merge onto NJ 33 East and continue 2 1/2 miles to Brickyard Rd./Fairfield Rd. exit. Turn left onto Fairfield Rd., cross under NJ 33 and continue to first light. Turn left onto Bus. NJ 33 West/Park Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left onto Howell Rd., then take first driveway on left and proceed to building on right.
Southbound, Bus NJ 33/Park Ave. (Freehold). At traffic light (Irwin Mazda on right), continue through light, then take Bus NJ 33 East/Asbury Park jughandle. Merge onto Bus. NJ 33 East/Park Ave. and continue 4 miles to traffic light at Howell Rd. (after passing New Horizons in Autism on right). Pass through traffic light, then take first driveway on right (sign for Bury the Hatchet) and continue to facility.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 22A. Merge onto Co. Rt. 537 East and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn right onto Five Points Rd. and continue 3 miles to traffic light at Bus. NJ 33. Turn left onto Bus. NJ 33 East, then take first driveway on right (sign for Bury the Hatchet) and proceed to facility.


Eastbound, Brickyard Rd./Fairfield Rd. Exit (Howell), Westbound, Bus. NJ 33 Exit (Howell). If Eastbound, at end of ramp, turn left onto Fairfield Rd. and continue to first light. Turn left onto Bus. NJ 33 West. If Westbound, on ramp, keep right and continue straight through light onto Bus. NJ 33 West. Both, continue on Bus. NJ 33 West 3/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Howell Rd., then turn left into first driveway and continue to facility.


Northbound, NJ 33 East Exit (Freehold). After passing through 1 light, take next right, following sign for NJ 33 East. Merge onto NJ 33 East and continue 2 1/2 miles to Brickyard Rd./Fairfield Rd. exit. Turn left onto Fairfield Rd., cross under NJ 33 and continue to first light. Turn left onto Bus. NJ 33 West/Park Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left onto Howell Rd., then take first driveway on left and proceed to building on right.
Southbound, Bus NJ 33/Park Ave. (Freehold). At traffic light at Bus NJ 33 East, turn left onto Bus. NJ 33 East/Park Ave. and continue 2 3/4 miles to traffic light at Howell Rd. (after passing New Horizons in Autism on right). Pass through traffic light, then take first driveway on right (sign for Bury the Hatchet) and continue to facility.

CLIMBZONE, 5369 Route 9, Howell       Website

Wall climbing, ropes course, soft play, arcade.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 28A. Merge onto US 9 South and continue 2 1/4 miles to Lanes Mill Rd. Exit (after passing Walmart on right). At end of ramp, turn left onto Lanes Mill Rd., cross US 9 and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right and enter Greenleaf Shopping Center and continue to facility next to BJ's.


Northbound, on right, in Greenleaf at Howell mall, 1/4 mile north of traffic light at Estelle Ln. (R&J Automotive/Yitz Auto Body on right).
Southbound, Lanes Mill Rd. Exit (Howell). After passing Village Square at Howell on right, take exit. At end of ramp, turn left onto Lanes Mill Rd., cross US 9 and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right, enter Greenleaf at Howell Shopping Center and continue to facility.

GET AIR TRAMPOLINE PARK, 200 Daniels Way, Freehold       Website

Trampoline park, ninja course, dodgeball, slackline, other activities.


Northbound and Southbound, NJ 33/NJ 79/Freehold Exit. (Freehold). If Northbound, turn right onto NJ 79 North, if Southbound, at end of ramp turn right; at first light, turn right and continue to next light. Both, continue on NJ 79 North 1/2 mile to third light. Turn right onto Daniels Way and continue 1/2 mile to facility on right at end of road.


Eastbound, US 9 South/NJ 79/Lakewood Exit (Freehold Township). Merge onto US 9 South and keep right. Continue through light, then take NJ 79 North/Freehold jughandle. At end of ramp, turn right, then at traffic light, turn right again, cross US 9 and continue on NJ 79 North 1/2 mile to third light. Turn right onto Daniels Way and continue 1/2 mile to facility on right at end of road.
Westbound, NJ 79 North/Freehold Exit (Freehold Township). Merge onto NJ 79 North and continue to first light. Turn right onto Daniels Way and continue 1/2 mile to facility on right at end of road.


Northbound and Southbound, Daniels Way (Freehold Township). At traffic light, if Northbound (second light after passing under NJ 33), turn right, if Southbound, turn left, onto Daniels Way and continue 1/2 mile to facility on right at end of road.

GO PLAY ARCADE, 1102 Main St., Belmar       Website

Arcade and video games.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 98. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 138 East/Belmar. Merge onto NJ 138 East and continue 3 miles to end. Following signs for NJ 35 North/Belmar/Asbury Park, merge onto NJ 35 North and continue 1 mile to third light, at junction with NJ 71 South. Continue through light, then bear right onto Twelfth Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Main St. and continue 1 block to arcade on right at Eleventh Ave.


Southbound, Exit 6A. Merge onto NJ 138 East and continue 1 1/2 miles to junction with NJ 35. Keep left, following signs for NJ 35 North/Belmar/Asbury Park, merge onto NJ 35 North and continue 1 mile to second light, at junction with NJ 71. Continue through light, then bear right onto Twelfth Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Main St. and continue 1 block to arcade on right at Eleventh Ave.


Northbound, Twelfth Ave. (Belmar) At traffic light at NJ 71 South in Belmar, continue through light, then bear right onto Twelfth Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Main St. and continue 1 block to arcade on right at Eleventh Ave.
Southbound, Tenth Ave. (Belmar). At traffic light (Belmar Motor Lodge on left), turn left onto Tenth Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto Main St. and continue 1 block to arcade on left at Eleventh Ave.


Northbound, 16th Ave. (Belmar). At traffic light (Sunrise Food Market on right), turn right onto 16th Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Main St. and continue to arcade on right at 11th Ave., opposite Belmar Elementary School.
Southbound, Main St. (Belmar). At traffic light at 8th Ave. (Anchor Tavern on right), continue straight (NJ 71 turns right) on Main St. 1/4 mile to arcade on left at 11th Ave., opposite Belmar Elementary School.

GRAVITY VAULT, 37 Kanes Ln., Middletown       Website

Facility offers numerous rock walls for indoor climbing for people with all levels of experience. Children under 14 must work with certified parent or instructor.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 114. At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn right onto Red Hill Rd. and continue to first light, if Southbound, turn left onto Red Hill Rd. and continue to second light. Both, turn right onto Dwight Rd., then take first left to stay on Red Hill Rd. and continue 3/4 mile. Turn right onto Bamm Hollow Rd. (third right) and continue 1 1/4 miles to traffic light at Middletown-Lincroft Rd. Continue straight on Oak Hill Rd. 1 1/2 miles to traffic light at NJ 35. Turn left onto NJ 35 North and continue 1 mile. After passing Colony Plaza on right, take next right onto Kanes Ln. and continue 1/2 mile to facility.


Northbound, Kanes Ln. (Middletown). Turn right (Bassett Home Furnishings on right) onto Kanes Ln. and continue 1/2 mile to facility on right.
Southbound, Apple Tree Farm Rd. Exit (Middletown). After passing Sunrise Senior Living on right, take Apple Farm Rd. exit. At end of ramp, turn left and continue to traffic light. Turn left onto NJ 35 North and continue 1/2 mile. Take first right (Bassett Home Furnishings on right) onto Kanes Ln. and continue 1/2 mile to facility on right.

iPLAY AMERICA, 110 Schanck Rd., Freehold       Website

Indoor 115,000 square foot theme park offers go-karts, laser tag, amusement park rides, arcade games, bumper cars, bowling, 4D theater and food.


Northbound, Schanck Rd. Exit (Freehold), Southbound, Schanck Rd. (Freehold). If Northbound, at end of ramp, turn right onto NJ 79 South and cross US 9, if Southbound, turn right onto Schanck Rd. Both, continue on Schanck Rd. 1/4 mile to facility on right.


Eastbound, US 9 South/NJ 79/Lakewood Exit (Freehold Township), Westbound, US 9 South/Lakewood Exit (Freehold Township). Merge onto US 9 South and keep right. At first light, turn right onto Schanck Rd. and continue to facility in Renaissance Plaza on right.


Southbound, Schanck Rd. (Freehold Township). At traffic light, get into right lane. Cross US 9 and continue 1/4 mile on Schanck Rd. to facility on right.

KEANSBURG AMUSEMENT PARK / RUNAWAY RAPIDS, 275 Beachway Ave., Keansburg       Website

Beachfront amusement park and tropical water park.


Northbound, Exit 114. At end of ramp, turn right onto Red Hill Rd. and continue to first light. Continue straight on Van Schoick Rd. 4 1/4 miles (at Holland Rd., name changes to Laurel fAve.) across NJ 35 to traffic light at NJ 36. Cross NJ 36 and continue 1 1/4 miles on Laurel Ave. When road bends right, continue 1/2 mile on Beachway Ave. to park on right.
Southbound, Exit 117. After paying toll, keep left on ramp, following signs for NJ 36 South/Keyport/Keansburg/Sandy Hook. Merge onto NJ 36 South and continue 3 3/4 miles to Laurel Ave./Keansburg Beach Exit (sign on right for park). At end of ramp, turn left, cross NJ 36 and continue 1 1/4 miles on Laurel Ave. When road bends right, continue 1/2 mile on Beachway Ave. to park on right.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 516/Laurel Ave. (Holmdel). At traffic light (after passing Sheepshead Baygels), turn right onto Co. Rt. 516 West/Laurel Ave. (sign for Keansburg) and continue 2 3/4 miles into Keansburg. Bear right onto Beachway Ave. and continue to parking on left.
Southbound, NJ 36 South/Keyport/Keansburg/Sandy Hook Exit (Keyport). Take left exit onto NJ 36 South and continue 3 1/4 miles to Laurel Ave./Keansburg Beach Exit. At end of ramp, turn left, cross NJ 36 and continue 1 1/4 miles on Laurel Ave. When road bends right, continue 1/2 mile on Beachway Ave. to park on right.


Northbound, Keansburg/Palmer Ave./Main St. Exit (Keansburg). Follow signs for Keansburg. Turn right onto Main St. and continue 1 1/2 miles (name changes to Beachway Ave.) to parking area on right.
Southbound, Laurel Ave./Keansburg Beach Exit (Hazlet). At end of ramp, turn left onto Laurel Ave, cross NJ 36 and continue 1 1/2 miles (name changes to Beachway Ave.) past amusement park to parking lot on left.

PIRATE ADVENTURES JERSEY SHORE, 281 Princeton Ave., Brick       Website

Pirate ship cruises.


Northbound, Exit 89A. Keep right on service road, following signs for NJ 70/Brick/Pt. Pleasant. At end of ramp, turn left onto NJ 70 East and continue 2 miles. After crossing Metedeconk River, take E. Princeton Ave. Exit. Merge onto E. Princeton Ave. and continue 1 1/2 miles to entrance on right, at Pier 281.
Exit 91A. At end of ramp, turn right onto Lanes Mill Rd. and continue to traffic light. Turn right onto Burnt Tavern Rd. and cross over Parkway. At first light, turn right onto Burrsville Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to junction with NJ 88. Turn left onto NJ 88 East and continue 3/4 mile to second light, at junction with NJ 70. Approaching light, get into center lane, cross NJ 70 and continue 1 1/2 miles on E. Princeton Ave. to entrance on right, at Pier 281.


Eastbound, E. Princeton Ave. Exit (Brick Township). After passing Rainbow Diner on right, take exit and continue 1 1/4 miles to entrance on right, at Pier 281 complex.
Westbound, NJ 88/E. Princeton Ave./Point Pleasant/Lakewood Exit (Brick Township). After passing Wal-Mart on left, take exit and keep left on ramp. At end of ramp, turn left onto NJ 88 East and get into center lane. Cross NJ 70 and continue 1 1/4 miles on E. Princeton Ave. to entrance on right, at Pier 281 complex.


Eastbound, NJ 70/E. Princeton Ave. (Lakewood). At junction with NJ 70 (Laurelton Plaza on right), get in center lane, cross NJ 70 and continue 1 1/2 miles on E. Princeton Ave. to facility on right at Pier 281 Marina.
Westbound, Jordan Rd. (Brick Township). At traffic light at Jordan Rd. (88 Motel on right), turn left (sign on right for Metedeconk) onto Jordan Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to end. Turn right onto E. Princeton Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to facility on left at Pier 281 Marina.

ROGUE eSPORTS, 3710 Route 9, Freehold       Website

Virtual reality, racing simulator, PC gaming, augmented reality, flight simulator


Northbound, in Freehold, Freehold Raceway Mall exit, 1/2 mile past W. Main St. exit.
Southbound, in Freehold, Freehold Raceway Mall exit (unmarked, look for mall sign), after passing Bus. NJ 33 exits.


Eastbound, US 9 South/Co. Rt. 537 East/The Amboys/Newark Exit (Freehold), Westbound, Co. Rt. 537 East/Freehold Exit (Freehold). Merge onto Co. Rt. 537 East/W. Main St. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Continue through light, then take jughandle to enter Freehold Raceway Mall. Continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left onto mall peripheral road and continue 1/2 mile. Use entrance near Macy's.


Northbound, use US 9 North.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 537 West/Main St. (Freehold). At traffic light (Hall of Records Annex on right), continue straight (NJ 79 turns left) on Co. Rt. 537 West/W. Main St. 1 mile. After passing US 9 interchange, continue to next light. Turn right and enter Freehold Raceway Mall. Continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left onto mall peripheral road and continue 1/2 mile. Use entrance near Macy's.

SIX FLAGS GREAT ADVENTURE, 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson       Website

Amusement park spread over 100 acres in Central New Jersey. Includes drive-through Safari Park with 1200 wild animals and theme amusement area with rides and entertainment. Hurricane Harbor waterpark offers water-themed rides.

 
Northbound and Southbound, Exit 7A. On ramp, follow signs for I-195 East/Shore Points. Merge onto I-195 East and continue 10 miles to Exit 16A. Merge onto Co. Rt. 537 West/Monmouth Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to park entrance.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 98. On ramp, follow signs for I-195 West/Trenton. Merge onto I-195 West and continue 19 miles to Exit 16. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 537 West and continue 1 1/4 miles to park entrance on right.


Eastbound, Exit 16A, Westbound, Exit 16. If Eastbound, merge onto Co. Rt. 537 West/Monmouth Rd., if Westbound, turn left onto Co. Rt. 537 West, and continue 1 1/4 miles to park entrance.


Northbound, Exit 60, Southbound, Exit 60A. If Northbound, on ramp, keep right and follow signs for I-195 East/Belmar. Both, merge onto I-195 East and continue 16 miles to Exit 16A. Merge onto Co. Rt. 537 West/Monmouth Rd. and continue 1 mile to park entrance.

SKY ZONE TRAMPOLINE PARK, 1001 New Hampshire Ave., Lakewood       Website

Franchise facility offers opportunity to use trampolines for recreational play under safe conditions.


Northbound, Exit 89A. Keep right on service road, following signs for NJ 70/Brick/Pt. Pleasant. At end of ramp, turn right onto NJ 70 West and continue 2 miles to third light. Turn right onto New Hampshire Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto Oak St., then take first driveway on right.
Southbound, Exit 89B. On service road, follow signs for NJ 70 West/Lakehurst. Merge onto NJ 70 West and continue 1 1/4 miles to third light. Turn right onto New Hampshire Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto Oak St., then take first driveway on right.


Northbound and Southbound, NJ 70 East/Point Pleasant Exit (Toms River). Merge onto NJ 70 East and continue 1 mile to New Hampshire Ave. Exit. Turn left onto New Hampshire Ave., cross NJ 70 and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto Oak St., then take first right into parking lot.


Eastbound, New Hampshire Ave. Exit (Lakewood). Westbound, New Hampshire Ave. (Lakewood). If Eastbound, after passing Northern Ocean Professional Bldg. on left, take New Hampshire Ave. exit, turn left onto New Hampshire Ave. and cross NJ 70, if Westbound, after passing Shore Plaza on left, at next light, turn right. Both, continue 3/4 mile on New Hampshire Ave. to first light. Turn right onto Oak St., then take first driveway on right and enter parking lot.

SKY ZONE TRAMPOLINE PARK, 2355 Route 66, Ocean       Website

Franchise facility offers opportunity to use trampolines for recreational play under safe conditions.


Northbound, Exit 100B. Merge onto NJ 66 East and continue 2 3/4 miles to S. Seaview Square Dr./Neptune Blvd. Exit (just past NJ 18 junction). When ramp forks, keep left, following sign for S. Seaview Square Dr. At end of ramp, turn left and continue to light at NJ 66. Cross NJ 66, enter Seaview Square Mall and continue on S. Seaview Square Dr. to end. Turn right and continue to stop sign. Turn left onto mall ring road and look for Sky Zone sign on left.
Southbound, Exit 102. At end of ramp, turn right onto Asbury Ave. and continue 1 3/4 miles to junction with NJ 66. Continue straight on NJ 66 East 3/4 mile to S. Seaview Square Dr./Neptune Blvd. Exit (just past NJ 18 junction). When ramp forks, keep left, following sign for S. Seaview Square Dr. At end of ramp, turn left and continue to light at NJ 66. Cross NJ 66, enter Seaview Square Mall and continue on S. Seaview Square Dr. to end. Turn right and continue to stop sign. Turn left onto mall ring road and look for Sky Zone sign on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 10A. Merge onto NJ 66 East, then take first exit (S. Seaview Sq Dr./Neptune Blvd.). On ramp, follow signs for S. Seaview Sq Dr., turn left and continue to light at NJ 66. Turn left onto NJ 66 West, then take first right and enter Seaview Square Mall. Continue to T intersection, then turn left onto mall drive and continue to facility (look for Sky Zone on mall sign on left).


Northbound, NJ 66 West/Freehold Exit (Ocean Township). Merge onto NJ 35 South, then take next exit from circle (NJ 66 West). Continue on NJ 66 West through one light, then take next right and enter Seaview Square Mall. At T intersection, turn left onto mall drive and continue to facility (look for Sky Zone on mall sign on left).
Southbound, N. Seaview Square Dr./Sunset Ave./Asbury Park Exit (Ocean Township). After passing Ocean Plaza on right, take exit ramp at next light. At end of ramp, turn right onto Sunset Ave. and continue to Seaview Square entrance on left. Turn left into mall, then take first right (sign on left for Sky Zone) and continue to facility (follow signs).

STUMPY'S HATCHET HOUSE, 22 Meridian Rd., Eatontown       Website

Axe throwing


Northbound (use local lanes) and Southbound, Exit 105. At traffic light at end of ramp, if Northbound, turn right onto Hope Rd., if Southbound, turn right onto Hope Rd. and continue to first light. Both, continue 1 1/4 miles on Hope Rd. to second light. Turn left onto Industrial Way W. and continue 1 1/4 miles. After passing Medtronic on right, take next left onto Meridian Rd. Facility is in first building on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 13A. If Northbound, merge onto Hope Rd. and continue to first light. If Southbound, merge onto Wyckoff Rd. and continue to first light. Turn left onto Hope Rd. Both, continue on Hope Rd. 1/4 mile to next light. Turn left onto Industrial Way W. and continue 1 1/4 miles. After passing Medtronic on right, take next left onto Meridian Rd. Facility is in first building on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Industrial Way Exit (Eatontown). If Northbound, after passing Ray Catena Lexus on right, take exit. At end of ramp, turn left onto Industrial Way and cross NJ 35. If Southbound, after passing WindowRama on right, take exit. At end of ramp, turn right onto Industrial Way. Both, continue on Industrial Way W. Turn right onto Meridian Rd. Facility is in first building on right.


Northbound and Southbound, NJ 35 (Eatontown). At junction with NJ 35, if Northbound, turn right onto NJ 35 South, if Southbound, continue through traffic light, then take jughandle, merge onto NJ 35 South and continue through traffic light. Both, continue on NJ 35 South 1 mile to Industrial Way Exit, just before second light. At end of ramp, turn right onto Industrial Way W. and continue 1/4 mile. Turn right onto Meridian Rd. Facility is in first building on right.

SWINGTIME, 2390 Route 9, Howell       Website

Two miniature golf courses, arcades, batting cages.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 28B. Merge onto US 9 North and continue 1 3/4 miles to traffic light at West Farms Rd. (first light after passing Regal Plaza on right). Continue through light, then take West Farms Rd. West exit. Merge onto West Farms Rd., turn left onto US 9 South and continue 1/2 mile to facility on right.


Northbound, West Farms Rd. West Exit. (Howell) After passing Regal Plaza on right, continue through next light, then take West Farms Rd. West exit. Merge onto West Farms Rd., turn left onto US 9 South and continue 1/2 mile to facility on right.
Southbound, on right in Howell, 1/2 mile south of light at West Farms Rd.


Eastbound, US 9 South/NJ 79/Lakewood Exit (Freehold Township), Westbound, US 9 South/Lakewood Exit (Freehold Township). Merge onto US 9 South and continue 4 3/4 miles to facility on right, about 1/2 mile past traffic light at West Farms Rd.

URBAN AIR ADVENTURE PARK, 3010 Route 35, Hazlet       Website

Bumper cars, virtual reality, laser tag, trampolines, climbing walls, ropes course, warrior course, dodgeball, other activities.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 117. After passing through ramp toll, keep right, following signs for NJ 35/Hazlet. Merge onto NJ 35 South and continue 1 1/4 miles to facility on right, in Hazlet Town Center.


Northbound, Poole Ave./Bethany Rd. (Hazlet). After passing Lidl Food Market on right, continue through traffic light and take jughandle marked "U and Left Turns." Merge onto Poole Ave., cross NJ 35, then turn right into Hazlet Town Center and continue to facility on left.
Southbound, in Hazlet, on right, in Hazlet Town Center, after passing Staples/Shop Rite mall on right.


Northbound, Poole Ave. (Hazlet). After passing Extra Space Storage on left, take next exit. At end of ramp, turn left onto Poole Ave., cross NJ 36 and continue 1 1/4 miles to second light. Cross NJ 35 and continue on Bethany Rd. Turn right, enter Hazlet Town Center and continue to facility on left.
Southbound, use NJ 35 South.

YESTERCADES, 80 Broad St., Red Bank       Website

Indoor arcade features a variety of games that have been released over the past four decades.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 109. If Northbound, keep right, following signs for Co. Rt. 520 East, if Southbound, turn left onto Co. Rt. 520 East. Both, continue 1 3/4 miles on Co. Rt. 520 East to traffic light at NJ 35/Broad St in Red Bank. Turn left onto Broad St. and continue 3/4 mile to facility on left, at Monmouth St. For parking, turn left onto Monmouth St., then take first right and proceed to White St. lot.


Northbound, Broad St. (Red Bank). At traffic light after crossing railroad tracks, keep right, following sign for Co. Rt. 520 East/Broad St., and continue 3/4 mile on Broad St. to facility on left, at Monmouth St.
Southbound, Monmouth St. (Red Bank). At traffic light, turn left onto Monmouth St. and continue to end. Turn right onto Broad St. Arcade is in first building on right.

Arts and Culture



ALGONQUIN ARTS THEATRE, 60 Abe Voorhees Dr., Manasquan       Website

Operating in a refurbished movie theater, Algonquin presents stage plays and single productions in various arts media.


Northbound, Exit 89A. Keep right on service road, following signs for NJ 70/Brick/Pt. Pleasant. At end of ramp, turn left onto NJ 70 East and continue 6 miles to Old Bridge Rd. Exit. At end of ramp, turn left onto Old Bridge Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles (name changes to South St.) into Manasquan. Turn right (Manasquan United Methodist Church on left) onto Curtis Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to stop sign. Turn left onto NJ 71 North/Union Ave., then take first left onto Abe Voorhees Dr. and continue to theater on right.
Southbound, Exit 98. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 34 South/Point Pleasant. Merge onto NJ 34 South and continue 2 miles to Spur Co. Rt. 524/Sea Girt/Manasquan Exit. At end of ramp, turn right onto Spur Co. Rt. 524 East/Atlantic Ave. and continue 1 1/2 miles to traffic circle at NJ 35. Take first exit from circle (NJ 35 South/Brielle) and continue 1/4 mile. Take first left onto Church St. and continue 1 mile (name changes to Curtis Ave.) to stop sign at NJ 71/Union Ave. Turn left onto Union Ave., then take first left onto Abe Voorhees Dr. and continue to theater on right.


Northbound, NJ 71 North/Manasquan/Sea Girt Exit (Brielle). Merge onto NJ 71 North/Union Ave. and continue 1 mile. Turn left onto Abe Voorhees Dr. (Southview Homes on left) and continue to theater on right.
Southbound, Spur Co. Rt. 524/Atlantic Ave. (Wall). At traffic circle after passing Sea Girt Mall on left, take third exit (Spur Co. Rt. 524 East/Manasquan). Continue 3/4 mile on Atlantic Ave. to first light. Turn right onto N. Main St. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn right onto Union Ave. and continue 1 block. Turn right onto Abe Voorhees Dr. and continue to theater on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Abe Voorhees Dr. (Manasquan). If Northbound (Plaza Suite Professional Bldg. on right), turn left, if Southbound (first right after passing light at Main St.), turn right, onto Abe Voorhees Dr. and continue 1/2 block. When road divides, turn right into parking lot and proceed to theater.

AXELROD PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, 100 Grant Ave., Deal Park       Website

Arts center offers a variety of programs, including musical and dramatic stage performances, concerts, dance and other productions.


Northbound, Exit 100B. Merge onto NJ 66 East and continue 2 1/2 miles to NJ 18 North/Eatontown Exit. Merge onto NJ 18 North and continue 1 3/4 miles to Exit 11A. Merge onto Deal Rd. and continue 2 1/4 miles to end. Turn left onto Monmouth Rd. Take second right onto Grant Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to center on left.
Southbound, Exit 105. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 36 North/Eatontown/Long Branch. After passing through toll booth, continue straight on NJ 36 North 2 1/2 miles to NJ 71 South/Asbury Park Exit (after passing Consumer Centre on right). At end of ramp, turn right onto NJ 71 South/Monmouth Rd. and continue 1 mile to third light. Turn right to stay on Co. Rt. 15/Monmouth Rd. and continue 2 miles. After passing Poplar Brook Bldg. on left, take second left onto Grant Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to Arts Center on left.


Northbound, Exit 11A. Merge onto Deal Rd. and continue 2 1/4 miles to end. Turn left onto NJ 71 North/Monmouth Rd. Take second right onto Grant Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to Center on left.
Southbound, Exit 12A. Merge onto W. Park Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn right onto Poplar Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Deal Rd. and continue 2 1/4 miles to end. Turn left onto NJ 71 North/Monmouth Rd. Take second right onto Grant Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to Center on left.


Northbound, Deal Rd./Deal/Elberon Exit (Ocean Township). At end of ramp, turn right onto Deal Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to end. Turn left onto Monmouth Rd. Take second right onto Grant Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to center on left.
Southbound, Deal/Elberon Exit (Ocean Township). At traffic light at Deal Rd. (first light after passing Orchard Plaza on right), continue through light, then take Deal/Elberon Exit. Merge onto Deal Rd., cross NJ 35 and continue 1 1/2 miles to end. Turn left onto Monmouth Rd. Take second right onto Grant Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to center on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Phillips Ave. (Deal). At traffic light, if Northbound (after passing Beit Yosef Synagogue on left), turn left, if Southbound (after passing Deal Post Office on right), turn right, onto Phillips Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to center on right, just after crossing railroad tracks.

BROOKDALE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER / CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS GALLERY, Brookdale Community College, 765 Newman Springs Rd., Lincroft
      PAC Website       CVA Website


Musical and dramatic stage productions.

Gallery presents periodic exhibitions of artwork.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 109. If Northbound, turn left, if Southbound, turn right, onto Co. Rt. 520 West/Newman Springs Rd. and continue 2 miles to roundabout. Take third exit from roundabout and enter Brookdale campus. Take first right and follow signs to PAC or CVA.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 54/Flock Rd./Phalanx Rd.(Colts Neck). At traffic light (first light after passing Colts Neck Shopping Center on left), turn right onto Co. Rt. 54/Phalanx Rd. (sign on right for Phalanx/Lincroft) and continue 3 1/4 miles on Phalanx Rd. to Brookdale Community College entrance on left, after crossing Swimming River Reservoir. Turn left and enter campus. Follow signs to PAC or CVA.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 520/Newman Springs Rd. (Holmdel). At traffic light (after passing Polo Club Restaurant on right), turn left onto Co. Rt. 520 East/Newman Springs Rd. (sign on right for Co. Rt. 520 East/Holmdel) and continue 3 1/2 miles to Brookdale Community College entrance on right. Follow signs to PAC or CVA.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 520 West/Freehold Exit (Red Bank). If Northbound, take jughandle (after passing Ocean Cafe on right), if Southbound, after crossing railroad tracks, turn right at light. Both, continue 3 3/4 miles on Co. Rt. 520 West/Newman Springs Rd. to roundabout after passing Lincroft Post Office on right. Take third exit off roundabout and enter Brookdale Community College. Follow signs to PAC or CVA.

CENTER PLAYERS, 35 South St., Freehold       Website

Community group presents plays and other stage entertainment in a 49-seat theater.


Northbound, NJ 33/NJ 79/Freehold Exit. (Freehold). Turn right onto NJ 79 North and continue 1 1/2 miles to Center Playhouse on right, at Mechanic St.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 522/Throckmorton St./Englishtown/Freehold Exit (Freehold). At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 522 East/Throckmorton St. and continue 1 1/4 miles across W. Main St. to stop sign at NJ 79/South St. Turn left onto NJ 79 North/South St. and continue 1 block to Center Playhouse on right at Mechanic St.


Eastbound, Co. Rt. 537 East/Freehold Exit (Freehold Township). Merge onto Co. Rt. 537 East/W. Main St. and continue 1 1/2 miles to traffic light at Court St./South St. in Freehold. Turn right onto NJ 79 South/South St. and continue 1 block to theater on left.
Westbound, NJ 79 North/Freehold Exit (Freehold Township). Merge onto NJ 79 North and continue 1 mile to theater on right, at Mechanic St.


Northbound, on right, in Freehold, at Mechanic St.
Southbound, on left, in Freehold, at Mechanic St.

COUNT BASIE CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 99 Monmouth St., Red Bank       Website

Theater hosts classical and popular music performances, comedy, films and one-person performances.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 109. If Northbound, keep right at first ramp split, following signs for Co. Rt. 520 East, then get in center lane, following sign for Half Mile Rd.; cross Newman Springs Rd. onto Half Mile Rd., if Southbound, at end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 520 East and continue to second light; turn left onto Half Mile Rd. Both, continue on Half Mile Rd. 1/2 mile to end. Turn right onto W. Front St. and continue 1 mile into Red Bank. After crossing Navesink River, turn right at first light onto Shrewsbury Ave. and continue 1/4 mile. Take first left onto Monmouth St. and continue 1/4 mile to theater on right. For parking, continue on Monmouth St. through 1 light, then take first left into White St. lot or take first right onto Drummond Pl., then first left onto Gold St. and continue to Gold St. lot.


Northbound, Monmouth St. (Red Bank). At traffic light (Red Bank Sleep Shoppe on right), Count Basie Center is 1/2 block west (left). For parking, turn right onto Monmouth St. For White St. lot, take first left (sign on right for parking). For Gold St. lot, take first right onto Drummond Pl., then first left onto Gold St. and continue to lot at end of street.
Southbound, Monmouth St. (Red Bank). At traffic light, Count Basie Center is 1/2 block west (right). For parking, turn left onto Monmouth St. For White St. lot, take first left (sign on right for parking). For Gold St. lot, take first right onto Drummond Pl., then first left onto Gold St. and continue to lot at end of street.

FIRST AVENUE PLAYHOUSE, 123 First Ave., Atlantic Highlands       Website

Community theater group offers monthly selection of musical and dramatic works, from both established and local playwrights. Dinner theater packages with local restaurants. Theater serves dessert before show.


Northbound, Exit 114. At end of ramp, turn right onto Red Hill Rd. and continue to first light. Continue straight on Van Schoick Rd. 2 1/2 miles (name changes to S. Laurel Ave.). After crossing under railroad, continue through light at Commons Way, then take next right (sign for Red Bank/Asbury Park). Merge onto NJ 35 South, keep right and take Co. Rt. 516/North Middletown/New Monmouth Exit. Following signs for Co. Rt. 516/New Monmouth, cross NJ 35 and continue 1 3/4 miles on Co. Rt. 516/Cherry Tree Farm Rd. to third light. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 516/Leonardville Rd. and continue 3 1/4 miles to junction with NJ 36. Merge onto NJ 36 South and keep right. Pass through first light and take Atlantic Highlands Business District Exit. Cross NJ 36 and continue on First Ave. 3 1/2 blocks. Theater is on left, between Washington Ave. and Highland Ave.
Southbound, Exit 117. After paying toll, keep left on ramp, following signs for NJ 36 South/Keyport/Keansburg/Sandy Hook. Merge onto NJ 36 South and continue 9 1/2 miles to Atlantic Highlands Business District Exit. Merge onto First Ave. and cross NJ 36. Continue on First Ave. 3 1/2 blocks. Theater is on left, between Washington Ave. and Highland Ave.


Northbound, First Ave. (Atlantic Highlands). Southbound, Atlantic Highlands Business District Exit (Atlantic Highlands). If Northbound, turn right (sign on right for Business District) onto First Ave., if Southbound, merge onto First Ave. and cross NJ 36. Continue 3 1/2 blocks to theater on left, after passing Atlantic Highlands Elementary School on right.

FREEHOLD ART GALLERY, 7A W. Main St., Freehold       Website

Periodic exhibitions of local and national artists.


Northbound, NJ 33/NJ 79/Freehold Exit (Freehold). At traffic light (Freehold Subaru on right), turn right onto NJ 79 North and continue 1 1/2 miles to T intersection in Freehold. Turn left onto W. Main St. Gallery is in first block on right, above CVS Pharmacy.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 522/Throckmorton St./Freehold/Englishtown Exit (Freehold). At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 522 East/Throckmorton St. and continue 1 1/4 miles to stop sign at railroad crossing. Turn left onto W. Main St. Gallery is in first block on left, above CVS Pharmacy.


Eastbound, Co. Rt. 537 East/Freehold Exit. Merge onto Co. Rt. 537 East/W. Main St. and continue 1 1/2 miles into Freehold. After crossing railroad, gallery is on left in next block, above CVS Pharmacy.
Westbound, NJ 79 North/Freehold Exit. Merge onto NJ 79 North/South St. and continue 1 1/4 miles to T intersection in Freehold. Turn left onto W. Main St. Gallery is in first block on right, above CVS Pharmacy.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 537/W. Main St. (Freehold). At traffic light, if Northbound (Hall of Records opposite), turn left, if Southbound (Hall of Records Annex on right), continue straight (NJ 79 turns left) on W. Main St. and proceed 1/2 block to gallery on right, above CVS Pharmacy.

HOLMDEL THEATRE CO., 36 Crawfords Corner Rd., Holmdel       Website

Company performs stage plays and musicals in renovated 125-year-old barn that seats 99.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 114. If Northbound, at end of ramp, turn left onto Red Hill Rd., cross over Parkway and continue to first light. If Southbound, at end of ramp, turn right onto Red Hill Rd. Both, continue on Red Hill Rd. 1/2 mile. Just before first light, turn right (sign on right for Holmdel Park) onto Crawfords Corner Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles to second light, at Longstreet Rd. Turn right and enter Holmdel High School campus. Take first left and proceed to theater on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Roberts Rd. (Holmdel). If Northbound (A. Casola Farms on left), turn right (sign on right for Holmdel Park/Longstreet Farm), if Southbound (A. Casola Farms on right), turn left (sign on right for Holmdel Park/Longstreet Farm), onto Roberts Rd. and continue 1 mile. Turn left (sign on right for Holmdel Park/Longstreet Farm) onto Longstreet Rd. and continue 1 mile to first light. Cross Crawfords Corner Rd. and enter Holmdel High School campus. Take first left and proceed to theater on left.

MIDDLETOWN ARTS CENTER, 36 Church St., Middletown       Website

Constructed in response to a perceived need for a facility to provide arts-related programs to the Middletown area, the Middletown Arts Center offers classes in several arts media and presents performances by local, national and international artists.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 114. At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn right onto Red Hill Rd. and continue to first light, if Southbound, turn left onto Red Hill Rd. and continue to second light. Both, turn right onto Dwight Rd., then take first left to stay on Red Hill Rd. and continue 2 miles to end. Turn right onto Kings Hwy. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto Church St. and continue 1/4 mile to Arts Center on left.


Northbound, Middletown/New Monmouth Exit (Middletown). After passing Circus Wines on right, take exit. Keep left on ramp and get into right lane at light. Cross NJ 35 and continue 3/4 mile on Kings Hwy. to first light. Turn left (sign for arts center on right) onto Co. Rt. 50 South/Church St. and continue 1/4 mile to Center on left, just before railroad crossing.
Southbound, Kings Hwy. Exit (Middletown). After passing Kings Commons, take Kings Hwy. Exit. At end of ramp, merge onto Kings Hwy. and continue 3/4 mile to second light. Turn right (sign for arts center on right) onto Church St. and continue 1/4 mile to Center on left, just before railroad crossing.

MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch       Website

Several venues on campus are utilized to present a wide variety of artistic and cultural performances.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 105. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 36 North/Eatontown/Long Branch. Merge onto NJ 36 North (Southbound, pay toll) and continue 2 1/2 miles to NJ 71 South/Asbury Park Exit (after passing Consumer Centre on right). At end of ramp, turn right onto NJ 71 South/Monmouth Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles (name changes to Cedar Ave.) to fourth light, at Larchwood Ave., then follow directions to specific venues below.
OceanFirst Bank Center, Pollak Theatre and Gallery, Rechnitz Hall, Rotary Ice House Gallery: Turn right onto Larchwood Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to campus entrance on left. Park in designated area.
Wilson Auditorium and Magill Commons: Continue straight on Cedar Ave. 1/2 mile to next light. Turn right onto Norwood Ave. and continue to campus entrance on right. Enter campus, then turn right for Visitor Parking.
Lauren K. Woods Theatre: Continue straight on Cedar Ave. 1/2 mile to second light. Theater entrance is on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 13B. Merge onto NJ 36 North and continue 2 1/4 miles to NJ 71 South/West Long Branch/Asbury Park Exit. Turn right onto NJ 71 South/Monmouth Rd. and continue 1 mile to third light. Proceed straight onto NJ 71 South/Cedar Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to next light, at Larchwood Ave. Directions to specific facilities below are from this point.
For OceanFirst Bank Center, Pollak Theatre, Rechnitz Hall and Rotary Ice House Gallery, turn right onto Larchwood Ave. and continue to campus entrance on left. Turn left and follow signs to Commuter Parking.
For Lauren K. Woods Theatre, continue straight on Cedar Ave. 1/2 mile to second light. Theater entrance is on right.
For Wilson Auditorium and Magill Commons, continue straight on Cedar Ave. 1/2 mile to first light. Following sign for NJ 71 South, turn right onto Norwood Ave. and continue to campus entrance on right, opposite Kirby Ave. Turn right, then turn right again for Visitor Parking.


Northbound, W. Park Ave. (Ocean Township). At traffic light (Towne Center on right), turn right onto W. Park Ave. (sign for Oakhurst on right) and continue 1 1/2 miles to end. Turn left onto Monmouth Rd. and continue 1 mile to first light. Turn right onto NJ 71 South/Cedar Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to first light, at Larchwood Ave., then follow directions below to specific venues.
For Pollak Theatre, Rotary Ice House Gallery, turn right onto Larchwood Ave. and continue to campus entrance on left. Turn left and follow signs to Commuter Parking.
For Wilson Hall, Magill Commons, continue straight on Cedar Ave. 1/2 mile to next light. Turn right onto Norwood Ave. and continue to campus entrance on right. Turn right, then turn right again for Visitor Parking.
For Lauren K. Woods Theatre, continue straight on Cedar Ave. 3/4 mile to second light. Turn right into theatre parking lot.
Southbound, NJ 36 North (Eatontown). Approaching intersection, keep left, following signs for NJ 36 North/Long Branch. Turn left onto NJ 36 North and continue 1 1/4 miles to NJ 71 South/West Long Branch/Asbury Park Exit. Turn right onto NJ 71 South/Monmouth Rd. and continue 1 mile to third light. Proceed straight onto NJ 71 South/Cedar Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to next light, at Larchwood Ave., then follow directions below to specific venues.
For Pollak Theatre, Rotary Ice House Gallery, turn right onto Larchwood Ave. and continue to campus entrance on left. Turn left and follow signs to Commuter Parking.
For Wilson Hall, Magill Commons, continue straight on Cedar Ave. 1/2 mile to next light. Turn right onto Norwood Ave. and continue to campus entrance on right. Turn right, then turn right again for Visitor Parking.
For Lauren K. Woods Theatre, continue straight on Cedar Ave. 3/4 mile to second light. Turn right into theatre parking lot.


Northbound, NJ 71 South/West Long Branch/Asbury Park Exit (West Long Branch. Southbound, NJ 71/Asbury Park/Eatontown Exit (West Long Branch). At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn right onto NJ 71 South/Monmouth Rd., if Southbound, turn left onto NJ 71 South/Monmouth Rd. and cross NJ 36. Both, continue 1 mile to third light. Proceed straight onto NJ 71 South/Cedar Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to next light, at Larchwood Ave. For specific facilities, see directions below.
For Pollak Theatre, Rotary Ice House Gallery, turn right onto Larchwood Ave. and continue to campus entrance on left. Turn left and follow signs to Commuter Parking.
For Wilson Hall, Magill Commons, continue straight on Cedar Ave. 1/2 mile to next light. Turn right onto Norwood Ave. and continue to campus entrance on right. Turn right, then turn right again for Visitor Parking.
For Lauren K. Woods Theatre, continue straight on Cedar Ave. 3/4 mile to second light. Turn right into theatre parking lot.


    Pollak Theatre, Rotary Ice House
Northbound, Monmouth University/Elinore Ave. entrance (Long Branch/West Long Branch). At first Monmouth University entrance, on left opposite Elinore Ave., turn left, enter campus and follow signs to Commuter Parking.
Southbound, Larchwood Ave. (West Long Branch). At traffic light (sign on right for University Parking), turn right onto Larchwood Ave. and continue to campus entrance on left. Turn left and follow signs to Commuter Parking.

    Wilson Hall, Magill Commons
Northbound and Southbound, Monmouth University/Kirby Ave. entrance (Long Branch/West Long Branch). If Northbound, use second campus entrance on left, if Southbound, after turning right onto Norwood Ave., use first campus entrance on right. Both, follow signs for Visitor Parking.

    Lauren K. Woods Theatre
Northbound and Southbound, Cedar Ave. (Long Branch/West Long Branch). At traffic light, if Northbound, turn right (NJ 71 turns left), if Southbound, continue straight (NJ 71 turns right), on Cedar Ave. Take first right into theater parking lot.

NEW JERSEY REPERTORY CO., 179 Broadway, Long Branch       Website

Non-profit theater mounts new productions by both established and rising playwrights.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 105. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 36 North/Eatontown/Long Branch (Southbound, pay toll). Merge onto NJ 36 North and continue 3 miles to traffic light at Co. Rt. 537 East/Broadway (after passing Shore Regional High on right). Turn right onto Broadway and continue 2 miles into Long Branch. After passing theater on left, turn left onto Liberty St. at next light and continue 1 block. Turn left onto Union Ave. and proceed to parking lot on left behind theater.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 13B. Merge onto NJ 36 North and continue 3 miles to traffic light at Broadway (after passing Shore Regional High School on right). Turn right (sign for Co. Rt. 537 East/Long Branch) onto Broadway and continue 2 miles into Long Branch. After passing theater on left, turn left onto Liberty St. at next light and continue 1 block. Turn left onto Union Ave. and proceed to parking lot on left behind theater.


Northbound, NJ 36 North/Long Branch Exit (Eatontown), Southbound, NJ 36 North Exit (Eatontown). If Northbound, merge onto NJ 36 North, if Southbound, get into left lane, following signs for NJ 36 North/Long Branch, and turn left onto NJ 36 North. Both, continue 1 3/4 miles on NJ 36 North to traffic light at Broadway (after passing Shore Regional High School on right). Turn right (sign for Co. Rt. 537 East/Long Branch on right) onto Broadway and continue 2 miles into Long Branch. After passing theater on left, turn left onto Liberty St. at next light and continue 1 block. Turn left onto Union Ave. and proceed to parking lot on left behind theater.


Northbound, NJ 71 South/West Long Branch/Asbury Park Exit (West Long Branch). At traffic light (after passing Shore Regional High School), turn right (Co. Rt. 537 East/Long Branch) onto Broadway and continue 2 miles into Long Branch. After passing theater on left, turn left onto Liberty St. at next light and continue 1 block. Turn left onto Union Ave. and proceed to parking lot on left behind theater.
Southbound, Ocean Blvd. (Long Branch). At traffic light at Joline Ave. in Long Branch, when NJ 36 turns right, continue straight on Ocean Blvd. 1/2 mile to third light. Turn right onto S. Broadway and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto Liberty St. and continue 1 block. Turn left onto Union Ave. and proceed to parking lot on left behind theater.

PNC BANK ARTS CENTER, Holmdel       Website

Formerly the Garden State Arts Center, this venue presents performances of popular artists, current and past.


Northbound and Southbound, PNC Bank Arts Center Exit. If Northbound, 2 miles north of Exit 114, if Southbound, 2 1/2 miles south of Exit 117, direct access from Parkway.

SPRING LAKE THEATRE CO., 300 Madison Ave., Spring Lake       Website

Housed in a 350-seat theater in the 1920s-era Spring Lake Community House, the players present six productions on weekends throughout the year.


Northbound, Exit 98. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 138 East/Belmar. Merge onto NJ 138 East and continue 2 miles to third light. Turn right onto New Bedford Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to second light. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 524 East/Allaire Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to traffic light at NJ 71. Cross NJ 71 and continue 1/4 mile on Ludlow Ave. Take second right onto Fourth Ave. and continue 3 blocks to Brighton Ave. Cross Brighton Ave. and bear left onto Madison Ave. Continue to theater on left in Spring Lake Community House.
Southbound, Exit 98. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 34 South/Point Pleasant. Merge onto NJ 34 South and continue 1/2 mile to traffic circle. Take third exit (Co. Rt. 524 East/Spring Lake) from circle and continue on Co. Rt. 524 East/Allaire Rd. 3 1/4 miles to traffic light at NJ 71. Cross NJ 71 and continue 1/4 mile on Ludlow Ave. Take second right onto Fourth Ave. and continue 3 blocks to Brighton Ave. Cross Brighton Ave. and bear left onto Madison Ave. Continue to theater on left in Spring Lake Community House.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 524/Atlantic Ave. (Wall). At traffic light, if Northbound (PJ's Car Wash on right), turn right (sign on right for Co. Rt. 524 East/Spring Lake), if Southbound, after passing Allaire Plaza on left, turn left (sign on right for Co. Rt. 524 East/Spring Lake), onto Co. Rt. 524 East/Allaire Rd. and continue 1 mile to second light. Cross NJ 71 and continue 1/4 mile on Ludlow St. Take second right onto Fourth Ave. and continue 1/4 mile. At five-point intersection at Brighton Ave., cross Brighton Ave. and bear left onto Madison Ave. and proceed to Spring Lake Community House on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Brighton Ave. (Spring Lake Heights). If Northbound, turn right (Spring Lake Heights School on right), if Southbound, turn left (Spring Lake Heights School on opposite left corner), onto Brighton Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to second stop sign. Cross Fourth Ave., bear right onto Madison Ave. and proceed to Spring Lake Community House on left.

STRAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 400 Clifton Ave., Lakewood       Website

A grand 1920s theater is the setting for the presentation of performances emphasizing music, but also including plays and dance.


Northbound, Exit 89B. Keep left on service road, following signs for Co. Rt. 528/Lakewood. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 528/Cedar Bridge Ave. and continue 3 1/4 miles. When Co. Rt. 528 turns left, after crossing railroad tracks, continue straight on Clifton Ave. 1/2 mile to theater on left, at Fourth St.
Southbound, Exit 91B. At end of ramp, cross Burnt Tavern Rd. and continue on Co. Rt. 549 South/Lanes Mill Rd. 3/4 mile to fifth light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 526 West/Lanes Mill Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to second light. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 623 South/Ridge Ave. and continue 2 1/2 miles (name changes to Seventh St.) to stop sign at Clifton Ave., in Lakewood (Clifton Ave. School on left). Turn left onto Clifton Ave. and continue 3 blocks to theater on right, at Fourth St.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 28A. Merge onto US 9 South and continue 5 miles into Lakewood to traffic light at Fourth St. (sign on right for theater). Turn left and continue 1 block. Theater is on the left.


Northbound and Southbound, Fourth St. (Lakewood). At traffic light (sign on right for theater), if Northbound, turn right, if Southbound, turn left, onto Fourth St. and continue 1 block to theater on left.


Westbound, Clifton Ave. (Lakewood). At traffic light (after passing NPGS on right), turn right onto Clifton Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to center on left at Fourth St.

TWO RIVER THEATER, 21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank       Website

Company founded in mid-1990s presents dramatic and musical works as well as special events. Some plays presented are commissioned by the theater.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 109. If Northbound, keep right at first ramp split, following signs for Co. Rt. 520 East, then get in center lane, following sign for Half Mile Rd.; cross Newman Springs Rd. onto Half Mile Rd., if Southbound, at end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 520 East and continue to second light; turn left onto Half Mile Rd. Both, continue on Half Mile Rd. 1/2 mile to end. Turn right onto W. Front St. and continue 1 mile into Red Bank. After crossing Navesink River, continue to second light, at Bridge Ave. Turn right onto Bridge Ave., then take first left and proceed to theater parking lot.


Northbound, Monmouth St. (Red Bank). At traffic light (Red Bank Sleep Shoppe on right), turn left onto Monmouth St. and continue 3 blocks. Just before crossing railroad tracks, bear right, then turn right onto Bridge Ave. and continue to theater on right. Park in lot behind theater.
Southbound, Bridge Ave. (Red Bank). After crossing Navesink River bridge, get into center lane. At first light, continue straight (NJ 35 turns left) on Bridge Ave. 1/4 mile to theater on left. Park in lot behind theater.

Historic Sites



ALLEN HOUSE, 400 Sycamore Ave., Shrewsbury       Website

Historic tavern which operated in the second half of the 18th century. Interpretive exhibits presented by Monmouth County Historical Association.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 109. If Northbound, keep right, following signs for Co. Rt. 520 East, if Southbound, at end of ramp, turn left. Both, continue on Co. Rt. 520 East/Newman Springs Rd. 1 3/4 miles to traffic light at NJ 35/Broad St. Turn right onto NJ 35 South and continue 1 mile to house on right, at Sycamore Ave. Turn right onto Sycamore Ave. and continue to parking lot behind house.


Northbound and Southbound, Sycamore Ave. (Shrewsbury). At traffic light, if Northbound (Christ Church on right), turn left, if Southbound (after passing Shrewsbury Dental Group on right), turn right, onto Sycamore Ave., pass Allen House on right, then turn right into parking lot behind house.

COVENHOVEN HOUSE, 150 W. Main St., Freehold       Website

Mid-18th century house was used as headquarters by British Gen. Henry Clinton during Battle of Monmouth and is furnished to exhibit the lifestyle of a prosperous Revolutionary-era farmer. Noted for popular hearth cooking program.


Northbound, Exit 100C. Merge onto NJ 33 West and continue 10 3/4 miles to Co. Rt. 537 East/The Amboys/Newark Exit. Merge onto Co. Rt. 537 East/W. Main St. and continue 1/2 mile to house on right, just past ramp to US 9 North.
Southbound, Exit 100B. Merge onto NJ 33 West and continue 10 1/2 miles to Co. Rt. 537 East/The Amboys/Newark Exit. Merge onto Co. Rt. 537 East/W. Main St. and continue 1/2 mile to house on right, just past ramp to US 9 North.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 28B. Merge onto US 9 North and continue 6 3/4 miles to W. Main St./Freehold/Smithburg Exit. At traffic light at end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 537 East/W. Main St., then immediately turn right into parking lot.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 537/W. Main St. Exit (Freehold).
If Northbound, at end of ramp, turn left onto Barkalow Ave. and continue to first light. Turn right onto W. Main St., then immediately turn right into house driveway.
If Southbound, at end of ramp, turn left onto W. Main St., cross over US 9, continue through first light, then take first right into house driveway.


Eastbound, Co. Rt. 537 East/Freehold Exit (Freehold Township), Westbound, US 9 North/Co. Rt. 537 East/The Amboys/Newark Exit (Freehold Township). Merge onto Co. Rt. 537 East/W. Main St. and continue 1/2 mile. After passing US 9 North Exit/Barkalow Ave., make immediate right into house driveway.

STEPHEN CRANE HOUSE, 508 Fourth Ave., Asbury Park       Website

Asbury Park Historical Society maintains home of the author of "Red Badge of Courage."


Northbound, Exit 100B. Merge onto NJ 66 East and continue 3 1/4 miles to junction with NJ 35. Merge onto NJ 35 South. When double-line ends, get into left lane. Take first exit, following signs for NJ 35 North/Asbury Park/Eatontown/Keyport. Merge onto NJ 35 North and immediately take first exit (Asbury Park). Continue on Asbury Ave. 1 1/4 miles to traffic light at NJ 71/Main St. (first light after crossing railroad), in Asbury Park. Turn left onto NJ 71 North/Main St. and continue 1/4 mile to fourth light (Country Farm Food Store on right). Turn right onto Fourth Ave. and continue 2 1/2 blocks to house on right.
Southbound, Exit 102. At end of ramp, turn right onto Asbury Ave. and continue to fourth light, at junction with NJ 66. Continue straight onto NJ 66 East and continue to junction with NJ 35. Merge onto NJ 35 South. When double-line ends, get into left lane. Take first exit, following signs for NJ 35 North/Asbury Park/Eatontown/Keyport. Merge onto NJ 35 North and immediately take first exit (Asbury Park). Continue on Asbury Ave. 1 1/4 miles to traffic light at NJ 71/Main St. (first light after crossing railroad), in Asbury Park. Turn left onto NJ 71 North/Main St. and continue 1/4 mile to fourth light (Country Farm Food Store on right). Turn right onto Fourth Ave. and continue 2 1/2 blocks to house on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 10A. Merge onto NJ 66 East/Asbury Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to junction with NJ 35. Merge onto NJ 35 South. When double-line ends, get into left lane. Take first exit, following signs for NJ 35 North/Asbury Park/Eatontown/Keyport. Merge onto NJ 35 North and immediately take first exit (Asbury Park). Continue on Asbury Ave. 1 1/4 miles to traffic light at NJ 71/Main St. (first light after crossing railroad), in Asbury Park. Turn left onto NJ 71 North/Main St. and continue 1/4 mile to fourth light (Country Farm Food Store on right). Turn right onto Fourth Ave. and continue 2 1/2 blocks to house on right.


Eastbound, NJ 71/Main St. (Neptune). At traffic light at end of NJ 33, turn left onto NJ 71 North/Main St. and continue 1 mile to traffic light at Fourth Ave. (Country Farm Food Store on right). Turn right onto Fourth Ave. and continue 2 1/2 blocks to house on right.


Northbound, Bradley Beach Exit (Neptune). After crossing Shark River bridge, keep right and take Bradley Beach exit. Continue on Memorial Blvd. 2 1/2 miles to stop sign at Fourth Ave. in Asbury Park (second stop after passing City Supermarket on left). Turn right onto Fourth Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to house on right.
Southbound, NJ 66/Asbury Ave. (Ocean Township). At junction with NJ 66, pass entrance from NJ 66, then get into center lane. Follow signs for NJ 35 North/Asbury Park/Eatontown/Keyport and make U-turn to NJ 35 North. Merge onto NJ 35 North, then immediately take Asbury Park exit and continue on Asbury Ave. 1 1/4 miles to traffic light at NJ 71/Main St. (first light after crossing railroad), in Asbury Park. Turn left onto NJ 71 North/Main St. and continue 1/4 mile to fourth light (Country Farm Food Store on right). Turn right onto Fourth Ave. and continue 2 1/2 blocks to house on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Fourth Ave. (Asbury Park). At traffic light, if Northbound (Country Farm Food Store on right), turn right, if Southbound (H. Walter on right), turn left, onto Fourth Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to house on right.

HOLMES-HENDRICKSON HOUSE, 62 Longstreet Rd., Holmdel / LONGSTREET FARM, 44 Longstreet Rd., Holmdel
      Holmes-Hendrickson Website       Longstreet Website


Holmes-Hendrickson House, a mid-18th century farmhouse, portrays farm life in central New Jersey. Spinning and weaving demonstrations on special days.

Longstreet Farm, a living history farm, recreates atmosphere of 19th century Monmouth County. Special activities are scheduled throughout the year.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 114. At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn left, if Southbound, turn right, onto Red Hill Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Just before second light, turn right (sign on right for Holmdel Park) onto Crawfords Corner Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles. After passing Bell Works, take next left onto Roberts Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to junction with Longstreet Rd. (sign on right for Holmdel Park). Turn right onto Longstreet Rd., then take first left for Longstreet Farm
For Holmes-Hendrickson House, continue on Longstreet Rd. 1/4 mile to house on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Roberts Rd. (Holmdel). If Northbound, turn right (A. Casola Farms on left), if Southbound, turn left (A. Casola Farms on right), onto Roberts Rd. and continue 1 mile. Turn left (sign on right for Holmdel Park/Longstreet Farm) onto Longstreet Rd.
For Longstreet Farm, turn left at first driveway and enter Holmdel Park.
For Holmes-Hendrickson House, continue straight on Longstreet Rd. 1/4 mile to house on left.

MARLPIT HALL / TAYLOR-BUTLER HOUSE, 127-137 Kings Hwy., Middletown       Website

Homes reflect two eras of the locally-prominent Taylor family. Begun in 1685, Marlpit Hall features furnishings from that date through 1820, exhibiting style changes over the years. The Taylor-Butler House, built in the mid-19th century, is a product of the success in the China trade of Joseph Taylor and is utilized as a showcase for the county historical society's art collection.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 114. At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn right onto Red Hill Rd. and continue to first light, if Southbound, turn left onto Red Hill Rd. and continue to second light. Both, turn right onto Dwight Rd., then take first left to stay on Red Hill Rd. and continue 2 miles to end. Turn left onto Kings Hwy., then take first driveway (sign for Taylor-Butler House) on right.


Northbound, Middletown/New Monmouth Exit (Middletown). After passing Circus Wines on right, take exit. Keep left on ramp and get into right lane at light. Cross NJ 35 and continue 1 mile on Kings Hwy. to second light. Turn left onto Red Hill Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to garden entrance on left.
Southbound, Kings Hwy. Exit (Middletown). After passing Kings Commons, take Kings Hwy. Exit. At end of ramp, merge onto Kings Hwy. and continue 1/2 mile to houses on left (after passing Middletown Village School).

SEA GIRT LIGHTHOUSE, Ocean Ave. and Beacon Blvd., Sea Girt       Website

Victorian lighthouse built in 1896 offers tours.


Northbound, Exit 91. At end of ramp, turn left onto Burrsville Rd. and continue to traffic light. Turn right onto Burnt Tavern Rd. and continue 2 miles to fourth light, at NJ 70. Turn left onto NJ 70 East and continue 2 1/2 miles to junction with NJ 34 and NJ 35. Continue straight on NJ 35 North 1 1/2 miles. After passing Atlantic Ave. traffic circle, turn right (sign for Sea Girt on right) onto Sea Girt Ave. and continue 1 1/4 miles. After crossing railroad tracks, continue straight (Sea Girt Ave. goes to the right) on Washington Blvd. 1/2 mile. Follow road to the left around Crescent Park and onto First Ave. Continue on First Ave. 1/2 mile. Turn right (Parker House restaurant on right) onto Beacon Blvd. and continue 1 block to lighthouse on left.
Southbound, Exit 98. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 34 South/Point Pleasant. Merge onto NJ 34 South and continue 1/2 mile to traffic circle. Take third exit (Co. Rt. 524 East/Spring Lake) from circle and continue 1 1/4 miles to first light. Turn right onto Baileys Corner Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Take first left onto Ocean Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to second light. Turn right onto NJ 71 South and continue 1/2 mile. After passing Wreck Pond Nature Preserve on right, take first left onto Beacon Blvd. and continue 3/4 mile to lighthouse on left.


Northbound, Sea Girt Ave. (Wall). At traffic light (Sea Girt Mall on right), turn right onto Sea Girt Ave. and continue 1 mile to first light. Turn left onto Eighth Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to stop sign at NJ 71/Seventh Ave. Cross NJ 71 and continue 3/4 mile on Beacon Blvd. to lighthouse on left at Ocean Ave.
Southbound, Ocean Rd. (Wall). After passing Princess Maria Diner on left, at next light, turn left onto Ocean Rd. and continue 1 mile to first light. Turn right onto NJ 71 South and continue 1/2 mile. After passing Wreck Pond Nature Preserve on right, take next left onto Beacon Blvd. and continue 3/4 mile to lighthouse on left, at Ocean Ave.


Northbound and Southbound, Beacon Blvd. (Sea Girt). If Northbound, turn right (third right after passing HearingLife on left), if Southbound, after passing Wreck Pond Nature Preserve on right, take next left, onto Beacon Blvd. and continue 3/4 mile to lighthouse on left at Ocean Ave.

STRAUSS MANSION, 27 Prospect Cir., Atlantic Highlands       Website

Queen Anne style home built for merchant Adolph Strauss in 1893 displays Victorian-era parlor, Native American exhibits and various tools and implements of the time.


Northbound, Exit 114. At end of ramp, turn right onto Red Hill Rd. and continue to first light. Continue straight on Van Schoick Rd. 2 1/2 miles (name changes to S. Laurel Ave.). After crossing under railroad, continue through light at Commons Way, then take next right (sign for Red Bank/Asbury Park). Merge onto NJ 35 South, keep right and take Co. Rt. 516/North Middletown/New Monmouth Exit. Following signs for Co. Rt. 516/New Monmouth, cross NJ 35 and continue 1 3/4 miles on Co. Rt. 516/Cherry Tree Farm Rd. to third light. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 516/Leonardville Rd. and continue 3 1/4 miles to junction with NJ 36. Merge onto NJ 36 South and keep right. Pass through first light and take Atlantic Highlands Business District Exit. Cross NJ 36 and continue on First Ave. 5 blocks. Turn right onto E. Mount Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to end. House is on the right. Park in street.
Southbound, Exit 117. After paying toll, keep left on ramp, following signs for NJ 36 South/Keyport/Keansburg/Sandy Hook. Merge onto NJ 36 South and continue 9 1/2 miles to Atlantic Highlands Business District Exit. Merge onto First Ave. and cross NJ 36. Continue on First Ave. 5 blocks. Turn right onto E. Mount Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to end. House is on the right. Park in street.


Northbound, First Ave. (Atlantic Highlands). Southbound, Atlantic Highlands Business District Exit (Atlantic Highlands). If Northbound, turn right (sign on right for Business District) onto First Ave., if Southbound, merge onto First Ave. and cross NJ 36. Continue on First Ave. 1/4 mile. Turn right onto E. Mount Ave. (municipal building on right) and continue 1/4 mile up hill. House is on right at Eighth Ave. Turn right onto Eighth Ave. and park in street (must climb long flight of stairs) or continue 1 block on E. Mount Ave. to end. Turn right and park on Prospect Circle to access house veranda (park close to curb; street is narrow).

TWIN LIGHTS STATE HISTORIC SITE, Lighthouse Rd., Highlands       Website

Marine museum in high-ground lighthouse with unusual twin towers.


Northbound, Exit 105. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 36 North/Eatontown/Long Branch. Merge onto NJ 36 North and continue 5 1/2 miles to traffic light at Ocean Ave. in Long Branch. Turn left onto Ocean Ave. to stay on NJ 36 North and continue 5 3/4 miles. After passing Gateway National Recreation Area entrance, continue across Shrewsbury River bridge to Bay Ave./Highlands Exit. At end of ramp, take first exit from roundabout, cross under NJ 36 and follow traffic to the right onto Highland Ave. At stop sign, cross Portland Rd. and continue on Highland Ave. Take first left onto Lighthouse Rd. and continue to parking lot.
Southbound, Exit 117. After paying toll, keep left on ramp, following signs for NJ 36 South/Keyport/Keansburg/Sandy Hook. Merge onto NJ 36 South and continue 13 miles to Bay Ave./Highlands Exit, just before Shrewsbury River Bridge. Take first right onto Highland Ave., then take first left onto Lighthouse Rd. and continue up hill to lighthouse.


Northbound, NJ 36 North/Long Branch Exit (Eatontown). Merge onto NJ 36 North and continue 4 miles to traffic light at Ocean Blvd. in Long Branch. Turn left, following signs for NJ 36 North, onto Ocean Blvd. and continue 5 3/4 miles on NJ 36 North across Shrewsbury River bridge (after passing Sandy Hook entrance). Get into right lane on bridge and take first exit, Bay Ave./Highlands. At end of ramp, bear right, cross under NJ 36 and continue to stop sign. Cross Portland Rd. and continue straight on Highland Ave. Take first left (sign for lighthouse on left) onto Lighthouse Rd. and continue up hill to lighthouse parking lot.
Southbound, NJ 36 South/Keyport/Keansburg/Sandy Hook Exit (Keyport). Take left exit onto NJ 36 South and continue 12 1/2 miles to Bay Ave./Highlands Exit, just before Shrewsbury River bridge. Take first right onto Highland Ave., then take first left onto Lighthouse Rd. and continue up hill to lighthouse.


Northbound, Bay Ave./Highlands Exit (Highlands). Keep right crossing Shrewsbury River Bridge and take first exit. At end of ramp, turn right and cross under NJ 36. At stop sign, continue straight on Highland Ave. Take first left (sign for lighthouse on left) onto Lighthouse Rd. and continue up hill to lighthouse parking lot.
Southbound, Bay Ave./Highlands Exit (Highlands). Last exit before crossing Shrewsbury River Bridge. Take first right onto Highland Ave., then take first left (sign for lighthouse on left) onto Lighthouse Rd. and continue up hill to lighthouse parking lot.

Museums



BAY HEAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM, 1643 Bay Ave., Point Pleasant       Website

Mid-19th century home contains artifacts, including paintings, photographs and decoys, of Bay Head, Mantoloking and the Lovelandtown section of Point Pleasant. Also on the grounds is the Slade Dale cottage, which houses maritime exhibits.


Northbound, Exit 89A. Keep right on service road, following signs for NJ 70/Brick/Pt. Pleasant. At end of ramp, turn left onto NJ 70 East and continue 2 miles. After crossing Metedeconk River, turn right onto NJ 88 East and continue 2 1/2 miles to traffic light at Co. Rt. 632/Bridge Ave. (sign on right for Bay Head). Turn right onto Bridge Ave. and continue 2 miles to traffic light at Bay Ave., the first light after crossing Point Pleasant Canal bridge. Turn right onto Bay Ave. Museum is on the corner on right.
Southbound, Exit 91A. At end of ramp, turn right onto Lanes Mill Rd. and continue to traffic light. Turn right onto Burnt Tavern Rd. and continue 5 1/2 miles (name changes to Bridge Ave.) to traffic light at Bay Ave. in Point Pleasant (first light after crossing Point Pleasant Canal). Turn right onto Bay Ave. Bay Head Museum is on the corner on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Bridge Ave. (Bay Head). At traffic light, if Northbound, turn left (Bay Head Chapel on left), if Southbound, turn right (Bay Head Chapel on opposite right corner), onto Bridge Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to second light, at Bay Ave. Turn left onto Bay Ave., then immediately turn right into museum driveway.


Eastbound, Bridge Ave. (Point Pleasant). At traffic light at Bridge Ave. (Spirits Unlimited on right), turn right (sign on right for Bay Head) onto Bridge Ave. and continue 2 miles to traffic light at Bay Ave. (first light after crossing Point Pleasant Canal). Turn right onto Bay Ave. Museum is on the corner. Take first right into parking lot.
Westbound, Bay Ave. (Point Pleasant). At traffic light at Bay Ave. (after passing Shore Point Plaza on left), turn left onto Bay Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to first light, at Bridge Ave. Museum is on opposite right corner. Cross Bridge Ave., then take first right into parking lot.

BELMAR HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM, 900 E St., Belmar       Website

Museum housed in annex of early 20th-century firehouse presents artifacts and exhibits on the history of Belmar.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 98. On service road, keep right, following signs for NJ 138 East/Belmar. Merge onto NJ 138 East and continue 2 1/2 miles to end at NJ 35. Follow signs for NJ 35 North/Belmar/Asbury Park. Merge onto NJ 35 North and continue 1 1/4 miles to fourth light. Turn right onto Tenth Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to all-way stop. Turn left onto E St. and continue 1/2 block to museum on right in yellow-brick firehouse.


Southbound, Exit 8A. Merge onto NJ 33 East, keep right passing under NJ 18, then take first right, following sign for NJ 18 North/Avon/Eatontown. Pass NJ 18 North entrance and continue on W. Sylvania Ave. 1 3/4 miles. Merge onto NJ 35 South and continue 1 mile across Shark River bridge to traffic light at Tenth Ave. in Belmar (second light after crossing bridge). Turn left onto Tenth Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to all-way stop. Turn left onto E St. and continue 1/2 block to museum on right in yellow-brick firehouse.


Northbound and Southbound, Tenth Ave. (Belmar). At traffic light, if Northbound (first light after passing Sea Shore Auto on right), turn right, if Southbound (Belmar Motor Lodge on left), turn left, onto Tenth Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to all-way stop. Turn left onto E St. and continue 1/2 block to museum on right in yellow-brick firehouse.


Northbound, Tenth Ave. (Belmar). At traffic light (first light after passing Sea Shore Auto on right), turn right onto Tenth Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to all-way stop. Turn left onto E St. and continue 1/2 block to museum on right in yellow-brick firehouse.
Southbound, Main St. (Belmar). At traffic light (Anchor Tavern on right), continue straight (NJ 71 turns right) on Main St. to second light (Taylor's Hardware on left). Turn left onto Tenth Ave. At all-way stop, turn left onto E St. and continue 1/2 block to museum on right in yellow-brick firehouse.

BURROWES MANSION MUSEUM, 94 Main St., Matawan       Website

Early 18th-century home is the location for a museum focused on the history of Matawan, including antique furniture and local memorabilia.


Northbound, Exit 120. At end of ramp, turn right onto Matawan Rd. and continue 3/4 mile (name changes to Morristown Rd.) to second light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 6A/Ravine Dr. and continue 1 1/2 miles to end. Turn left onto Main St. and continue 1/4 mile to museum on left.
Southbound, Exit 118. At end of ramp, turn left onto Lloyd Rd., cross over Parkway and continue to first light. Turn left onto Gerard Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Lower Main St. and continue 3/4 mile to museum on right.


Northbound and Southbound, NJ 79/Main St. (Matawan). If Northbound, turn right (after passing Exit Blue Water Realty on right), if Southbound, turn left (Esposito's Pizza on left), onto Main St. and continue 3/4 mile to museum on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 516/Keyport/Matawan Exit (Keyport). If Northbound, on ramp, continue to first light; turn left (sign for NJ 35 South/Matawan/Red Bank), cross over NJ 35 and continue to first light; bear right (not sharp right) onto Maple Pl., if Southbound, follow Maple Pl., Both, continue 1 mile n Maple Pl. (name changes to Main St.) to museum to right.


Northbound, NJ 34/Main St. (Matawan). At traffic light, cross NJ 34 and continue 3/4 mile on Main St. to house on left.

HAVENS HOMESTEAD MUSEUM, 521 Herbertsville Rd., Brick       Website

Early 19th-century farmhouse and inn is maintained by Brick Township Historical Society. Artifacts, articles and photos of early township schools are featured.


Northbound, Exit 91. At end of ramp, turn left onto Burrsville Rd. and continue to traffic light. Cross Burnt Tavern Rd. and continue on Lanes Mill Rd. 2 miles to end. Turn right onto Herbertsville Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to museum on left.
Southbound, Exit 91A. At end of ramp, turn right onto Lanes Mill Rd. and continue to traffic light. Turn right onto Burnt Tavern Rd. and cross over Parkway, then get into left lane. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 549 North/Lanes Mill Rd. and continue 2 miles to end. Turn right onto Herbertsville Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to museum on left.


Northbound, NJ 88 West/Point Pleasant/Brick Township/Lakewood Exit (Point Pleasant Beach). Left exit, merge onto NJ 35 South, get into right lane and take NJ 88 West Exit. Continue on NJ 88 West 1 mile to third light, after crossing Point Pleasant Canal. Turn right onto Spur Co. Rt. 549/Herbertsville Rd. and continue 2 3/4 miles to museum on the right.
Southbound, NJ 70 West (Wall). At traffic light, continue straight, following signs for NJ 70 West/Lakehurst/Camden, on NJ 70 West 2 miles to traffic light at Spur Co. Rt. 549/Herbertsville Rd. Turn right onto Spur Co. Rt. 549 North/Herbertsville Rd. and continue 1 mile on Herbertsville Rd. to museum on the right.


Eastbound, Spur Co. Rt. 549/Herbertsville Rd. Exit (Brick Township). Westbound, Spur Co. Rt. 549/Herbertsville Rd. (Brick Township). If Eastbound, continue through light, then take Spur Co. Rt. 549 North/Herbertsville jughandle, merge onto Herbertsville Rd. and cross NJ 70, if Westbound, turn right onto Herbertsville Rd. Both, continue 1 1/4 miles on Herbertsville Rd. to museum on the right.

HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF OCEAN GROVE MUSEUM, 50 Pitman Ave., Ocean Grove       Website

Local history museum recounts the story of Ocean Grove as a religious resort.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 100A. Merge onto NJ 33 East/Corlies Ave. and continue 4 1/4 miles to end. Turn left onto NJ 71 North/Main St. and continue to first light. Turn right on Main Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left onto Pilgrim's Pathway and go two blocks. Turn right onto Pitman Ave. and continue to museum on right.


Northbound, Exit 8, Southbound, Exit 8A. If Northbound, on ramp, keep left, following signs for NJ 33 East/Neptune and turn left onto NJ 33 East, if Southbound, merge onto NJ 33 East. Both, continue 2 miles to traffic light at NJ 71. Turn left onto NJ 71 North/S. Main St. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto Main Ave. and continue 8 blocks (1/2 mile). Turn left onto Pilgrim Pathway and go two blocks. Turn right onto Pitman Ave. and continue to museum on right.


Eastbound, NJ 71/Main St. (Ocean Grove). At traffic light at end of NJ 33, turn left onto NJ 71 North and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto Main Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left onto Pilgrims Pathway and continue two blocks. Turn right onto Pitman Ave. and continue to museum on right.


Northbound, Bradley Beach Exit (Neptune). After crossing Shark River Bridge, keep right, following signs for Bradley Beach. Continue on Memorial Dr. 1 1/2 miles to traffic light at NJ 33/Corlies Ave. (Johnson's Restaurant Equipment & Supply on right). Turn right onto NJ 33 East and continue to first light. Turn left onto NJ 71 North/Main St. and continue to first light. Turn right onto Main Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left onto Pilgrim Pathway and continue two blocks. Turn right onto Pitman Ave. and continue to museum on right.
Southbound, W. Lake Ave. (Neptune). At traffic light (Affordable Auto on left), turn left onto W. Lake Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to fourth light (name changes to Springwood Ave.). Turn right onto NJ 71 South/Main St. and continue to first light. Turn left onto Main Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left onto Pilgrim Pathway and go two blocks. Turn right onto Pitman Ave. and continue to museum on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Main Ave. (Ocean Grove). At traffic light, if Northbound, turn right (Jersey Shore Arts Center on right), if Southbound, turn left (West Grove Square on right), onto Main Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left onto Pilgrims Pathway and continue two blocks. Turn right onto Pitman Ave. and continue to museum on right.

JEWISH HERITAGE MUSEUM OF MONMOUTH COUNTY, 310 Mounts Corner Dr., Freehold       Website

Museum housed in a former barn displays the lives and accomplishments of Jewish residents of Monmouth County.


Northbound, Exit 100C. Merge onto NJ 33 West and continue 11 miles to Co. Rt. 537 West/Smithburg Exit. Merge onto Co. Rt. 537 West/W. Main St. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn right onto Wemrock Rd. and continue to Mount's Corner entrance on left (sign on right for museum). Enter shopping center, then take first right and proceed to museum on left.
Southbound, Exit 100B. Merge onto NJ 33 West and continue 10 1/2 miles to Co. Rt. 537 West/Smithburg Exit. Merge onto Co. Rt. 537 West/W. Main St. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn right onto Wemrock Rd. and continue to Mount's Corner entrance on left (sign on right for museum). Enter shopping center, then take first right and proceed to museum on left.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 28B. Merge onto US 9 North and continue 6 3/4 miles to W. Main St./Freehold/Smithburg Exit. At traffic light at end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 537 West/W. Main St. and continue 1 mile to third light. Turn right (sign on right for museum) onto Wemrock Rd., then take first left (sign on right for museum) onto Mount's Corner Dr. and enter shopping center. Take first right and continue to museum on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 537/W. Main St. Exit (Freehold). If Northbound, at end of ramp, turn left onto Barkalow Ave. and continue to first light; turn left onto Co. Rt. 537 West/W. Main St. and continue to first light, if Southbound, at end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 537 West/W. Main St. Both, continue on W. Main St. 1 mile to third light. Turn right onto Wemrock Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to shopping center entrance on left (Mount's Corner Rd.). Turn left and enter shopping center. Take first right (sign on right for museum) and continue to museum on left, when road curves to the left.


Eastbound, Wemrock Rd. Exit (Freehold Township). Merge onto Wemrock Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn right (sign on right for museum) and enter Mount's Corner Shopping Center. Take first right and continue around behind shopping center to museum on left.
Westbound, Co. Rt. 537 West/Smithburg Exit (Freehold Township). Merge onto Co. Rt. 537 West/W. Main St. and continue 1/2 mile to second light. Turn right onto Wemrock Rd. and continue to Mount's Corner Shopping Center entrance on left (sign on right for museum). Turn left and enter shopping center. Take first right and continue around behind shopping center to museum on left.


Northbound, NJ 33 West Exit (Freehold Township). Merge onto NJ 33 West and continue 1 mile to Co. Rt. 537 West/Smithburg Exit. Merge onto Co. 537 West and continue 1/2 mile to second light. Turn right onto Wemrock Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Turn left (sign on right for museum) onto Mounts Corner Rd. and enter Mount's Corner Shopping Center. Take first right (sign for museum) and continue around rear of shopping center to museum on left.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 537 West/W. Main St. (Freehold Borough). At traffic light at South St., continue straight on Main St. (NJ 79 turns left) 2 miles to traffic light at Wemrock Rd. (second light after passing NJ 33 interchange). Turn right onto Wemrock Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Turn left (sign on right for museum) onto Mounts Corner Rd. and enter Mount's Corner Shopping Center. Take first right (sign for museum) and continue around rear of shopping center to museum on left.

KEYPORT FIRE MUSEUM AND EDUCATION CENTER, 86 Broad St., Keyport       Website

Museum highlights the history of firefighting.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 117. On ramp, keep left, following signs for NJ 36 South/Keyport/Keansburg/Sandy Hook. Merge onto NJ 36 South and keep right. After passing Stop & Shop on right, take first right onto Main St. When road forks, keep left (sign for Keyport). Turn left onto Broad St., cross NJ 36 and continue 3/4 mile to museum on left, just past Third St.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 516/Keyport/Matawan Exit (Keyport). If Northbound, on ramp, continue to first light, then turn right, if Southbound, keep right, following signs for Co. Rt. 516 East/Keyport and cross over NJ 35 to first light, Both, continue on Co. Rt. 516 East/W. Fourth St. to yield sign. Bear left onto Maple Pl. to stay on Co. Rt. 516 and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left onto Broad St. and continue 1/4 mile to museum on left, after passing Third St.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 4/Broad St. (Keyport). At traffic light (second light after passing Yellow Rose Diner on right), turn right (sign on right for Keyport) onto Broad St. and continue 3/4 mile to museum on left, after passing Third St.
Southbound, Keyport/Hazlet Exit (Keyport). After passing Stop & Shop on right, take next right (sign for All Turns) onto Main St. and continue to stop sign. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 4 North/Broad St., cross NJ 36 and continue 3/4 mile to museum on left, after passing Third St.

KEYPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM, 34 Main St., Keyport       Website

Museum displays exhibits and artifacts pertaining to the history of Keyport.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 117. On ramp, keep left, following signs for NJ 36 South/Keyport/Keansburg/Sandy Hook. Merge onto NJ 36 South and keep right. After passing Stop & Shop on right, take first right onto Main St. When road forks, keep left (sign for Keyport). Turn left onto Broad St., get into left lane and continue to traffic light. Turn left onto NJ 36 North and get into right lane. Take first right (sign for Hazlet) onto Main St. and continue 3/4 mile to museum on left, at Barnes St.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 516/Keyport/Matawan Exit (Keyport). If Northbound, on ramp, continue to first light, then turn right, if Southbound, keep right, following signs for Co. Rt. 516 East/Keyport and cross over NJ 35 to first light, Both, continue on Co. Rt. 516 East/W. Fourth St. to yield sign. Bear left onto Maple Pl. to stay on Co. Rt. 516 and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left (Gethsemane Lutheran Church on right) onto Main St. and continue 1/4 mile to museum on left, after passing Barnes St.


Northbound, Main St. (Keyport). Pass through light (second light after passing Yellow Rose Diner on right) at Co. Rt. 4/Broad St., then take next right (sign for Hazlet on right) onto Main St. and continue 3/4 mile to museum on left.
Southbound, Keyport/Hazlet Exit (Keyport). After passing Stop & Shop on right, take next right (sign for All Turns) onto Main St. and continue to stop sign. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 4 North/Broad St., cross NJ 36 and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left onto Maple Pl. and continue 1 block. Turn right onto Main St. and continue 1/4 mile to museum on left.

LAKEWOOD HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 500 Country Club Dr., Lakewood       Website

Museum in Pine Park exhibits artifacts detailing the history of Lakewood.


Northbound, Exits 89A-B. On service road, follow signs for Exit 89B/Co. Rt. 528/Lakewood. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 528 West/Cedar Bridge Ave. and continue 3 1/4 miles into Lakewood. After crossing railroad tracks, take next left onto Hurley Ave. and continue to first light. Turn right onto US 9 North/Madison Ave. and continue 1 1/2 miles to traffic light at Co. Rt. 526/County Line Rd. (Woodlawn Cemetery on right). Turn left onto Co. Rt. 526 West/W. County Line Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to Lakewood Pine Park entrance on left (signs for Maggie's Restaurant and Lakewood Country Club). Turn left onto Country Club Dr. and continue 1/4 mile. After passing parking lot on right, take first right (sign on right for museum) and continue 1/2 mile to museum on right.
Southbound, Exits 91B-A. After passing through toll booth, keep right, following signs for Exit 91B/Co. Rt. 549 South/Lakewood/Brick. At end of ramp, cross Burnt Tavern Rd. and continue on Lanes Mill Rd. 3/4 mile to fifth light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 526/Lanes Mill Rd. and continue 5 1/4 miles (name changes to County Line Rd.) to Lakewood Pine Park entrance on left (1 1/2 miles after crossing US 9; look for Maggie's Restaurant and Lakewood Country Club signs on left). Turn left onto Country Club Dr. and continue 1/4 mile. After passing parking lot on right, take first right (sign on right for museum) and continue 1/2 mile to museum on right.


Eastbound, Exit 22. At end of ramp, turn right onto Jackson Mills Rd. and continue to first light. Turn left onto Hyson Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to all-way stop. Turn right onto Harmony Rd. and continue 1 mile to first light. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 526 East/County Line Rd. and continue 3 1/2 miles to Lakewood Pine Park entrance on right (signs for Maggie's Restaurant and Lakewood Country Club). Turn right onto Country Club Dr. and continue 1/4 mile. After passing parking lot on right, take first right (sign on right for museum) and continue 1/2 mile to museum on right.
Westbound, Exit 28A. Merge onto US 9 South and continue 2 miles. After passing Young's Appliances on right, take next right onto Kent Rd. and continue 2 miles to second light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 526 West/W. County Line Rd. and continue 1/2 mile Lakewood Pine Park entrance on left (signs for Maggie's Restaurant and Lakewood Country Club). Turn left onto Country Club Dr. and continue 1/4 mile. After passing parking lot on right, take first right (sign on right for museum) and continue 1/2 mile to museum on right.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 526/County Line Rd. (Lakewood). At traffic light (Woodlawn Cemetery on right), turn left onto Co. Rt. 526 West/W. County Line Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to Lakewood Pine Park entrance on left (signs for Maggie's Restaurant and Lakewood Country Club). Turn left onto Country Club Dr. and continue 1/4 mile. After passing parking lot on right, take first right (sign on right for museum) and continue 1/2 mile to museum on right.
Southbound, Kent Rd. (Lakewood). After passing Young's Appliances on right (about 2 miles past I-195 interchange), take next right onto Kent Rd. and continue 2 miles to second light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 526 West/W. County Line Rd. and continue 1/2 mile Lakewood Pine Park entrance on left (signs for Maggie's Restaurant and Lakewood Country Club). Turn left onto Country Club Dr. and continue 1/4 mile. After passisng parking lot on right, take first right (sign on right for museum) and continue 1/2 mile to museum on right.


Eastbound, Center St. (Lakehurst). At second light after passing Lakehurst traffic circle, turn left onto Co. Rt. 547 North/Center St. and continue 8 miles (name changes to Hope Chapel Rd.) to traffic light at Co. Rt. 526/W. County Line Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to Lakewood Pine Park entrance on left (signs for Maggie's Restaurant and Lakewood Country Club). Turn left onto Country Club Dr. and continue 1/4 mile. After passing parking lot on right, take first right (sign on right for museum) and continue 1/2 mile to museum on right.
Westbound, Co. Rt. 632/Burnt Tavern Rd. Exit (Brick Township). After crossing Manasquan River, continue 1 mile to Co. Rt. 632/Burnt Tavern Rd. Exit. At end of ramp, turn right onto Burnt Tavern Rd. and continue 2 1/4 miles. After crossing over Garden State Pkwy., take Co. Rt. 549/Garden State Pkwy. South Exit. When ramp forks, keep left, following sign for Co. Rt. 549 South, and continue to traffic light. Cross Burnt Tavern Rd. and continue on Lanes Mill Rd. 3/4 mile to fifth light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 526/Lanes Mill Rd. and continue 5 1/4 miles (name changes to County Line Rd.) to Lakewood Pine Park entrance on left (1 1/2 miles after crossing US 9; look for Maggie's Restaurant and Lakewood Country Club signs on left). Turn left onto Country Club Dr. and continue 1/4 mile. After passing parking lot on right, take first right (sign on right for museum) and continue 1/2 mile to museum on right.


Westbound, US 9/Madison Ave. (Lakewood). At traffic light at US 9, turn right onto US 9 North/Madison Ave. and continue 1 mile to traffic light at Co. Rt. 526/County Line Rd. (Woodlawn Cemetery on right). Turn left onto Co. Rt. 526 West/W. County Line Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to Lakewood Pine Park entrance on left (signs for Maggie's Restaurant and Lakewood Country Club). Turn left onto Country Club Dr. and continue 1/4 mile. After passing parking lot on right, take first right (sign on right for museum) and continue 1/2 mile to museum on right.

MONMOUTH COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM, 70 Court St., Freehold       Website

Museum exhibits include artifacts of the industrial and domestic life of Monmouth County, fine arts and the Battle of Monmouth.


Northbound, Exit 100C. Merge onto NJ 33 West and continue 9 3/4 miles to NJ 79 North/Freehold Exit. Merge onto NJ 79 North/South St. and continue 1 1/2 miles to T intersection at E. Main St. in Freehold. Turn left onto E. Main St., then make quick right onto Court St. and continue 1/4 mile to museum on left.
Southbound, Exit 105. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 18/Tinton Falls. At end of ramp, turn left onto Wayside Rd. and continue 1/10 mile to NJ 18 North/New Brunswick Exit. Merge onto NJ 18 North and continue 7 1/2 miles to Exit 22B. Merge onto Co. Rt. 537 West/Colts Neck Rd. and continue 3 miles into Freehold. At traffic light at junction with NJ 79/E. Main St., continue straight 1/4 mile to next light. Turn right onto Court St. and continue 1/4 mile to museum on left, opposite Monmouth Battle Monument.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 28B. Merge onto US 9 North and continue 5 3/4 miles to NJ 79 North/Freehold Exit. Follow NJ 79 North 1 1/2 miles to T intersection in Freehold. Turn left, then make immediate right onto Court St. and continue 1/4 mile to museum on left, opposite Monmouth Battle Monument.


Northbound, NJ 33/NJ 79 Exit (Freehold). Turn right onto NJ 79 North and continue 1 1/2 miles to T intersection in Freehold. Turn left, then make quick right onto Court St. and continue 1/4 mile to museum on left.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 522/Throckmorton St./Freehold/Englishtown Exit (Freehold). At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 522 East/Throckmorton St. and continue 3/4 mile. Turn left (New Beginnings Agape Christian Center on left) onto Haley St. and continue to end. Turn right onto Court St. and continue to museum on right, opposite Monmouth Battle Monument.


Eastbound, Co. Rt. 537 East/Freehold Exit (Freehold Township). Merge onto Co. Rt. 537 East/W. Main St. and continue 1 1/2 miles to traffic light at Court St./South St. in Freehold. Turn left onto Court St. and continue 1/4 mile to museum on left, opposite battle monument.
Westbound, NJ 79 North/Freehold Exit (Freehold Township). Merge onto NJ 79 North and continue 1 mile to T intersection in Freehold. Turn left, then make immediate right onto Court St. and continue 1/4 mile to museum on left, opposite battle monument.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 537 West/W. Main St./Court St. (Freehold). At traffic light in downtown Freehold, if Northbound, turn left, then immediately turn right, if Southbound (NJ 79 turns left), turn right, onto Court St. and continue 1/4 mile to museum on left, opposite Monmouth Battle Monument.

MONMOUTH MUSEUM, Brookdale Community College, 765 Newman Springs Rd., Lincroft       Website

Museum featuring changing exhibits reflecting studies in culture, history and science. Children's exhibits area. On campus of Brookdale Community College.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 109. If Northbound, turn left, if Southbound, turn right, onto Co. Rt. 520 West/Newman Springs Rd. and continue 2 miles to roundabout. Take third exit from roundabout and enter Brookdale campus. Take first right and follow signs to museum.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 54/Flock Rd./Phalanx Rd.(Colts Neck). At traffic light (first light after passing Colts Neck Shopping Center on left), turn right onto Co. Rt. 54/Phalanx Rd. (sign on right for Phalanx/Lincroft) and continue 3 1/4 miles on Phalanx Rd. to Brookdale Community College entrance on left, after crossing Swimming River Reservoir. Turn left and enter campus. Follow signs to Parking Lot #1.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 520/Newman Springs Rd. (Holmdel). At traffic light (after passing Polo Club Restaurant on right), turn left onto Co. Rt. 520 East/Newman Springs Rd. (sign on right for Co. Rt. 520 East/Holmdel) and continue 3 1/2 miles to Brookdale Community College entrance on right. Follow signs to Parking Lot #1.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 520 West/Freehold Exit (Red Bank). If Northbound, take jughandle (after passing Ocean Cafe on right), if Southbound, after crossing railroad tracks, turn right at light. Both, continue 3 3/4 miles on Co. Rt. 520 West/Newman Springs Rd. to roundabout after passing Lincroft Post Office on right. Take third exit off roundabout and enter Brookdale Community College. Use Parking Lot #1.

NATIONAL GUARD MILITIA MUSEUM OF NEW JERSEY, National Guard Training Center, 100 Camp Dr., Sea Girt       Website

Located on the grounds of the National Guard Training Center, the museum recounts the history of the New Jersey National Guard, dating back to its origins in the state militia. Photo ID and/or driver's license required for admission to training center.


Northbound, Exit 91. At end of ramp, turn left onto Burrsville Rd. and continue to traffic light. Turn right onto Burnt Tavern Rd. and continue 2 miles to fourth light, at NJ 70. Turn left onto NJ 70 East and continue 2 1/2 miles to junction with NJ 34 and NJ 35. Continue straight on NJ 35 North 1 1/2 miles. After passing Atlantic Ave. traffic circle, turn right (sign for Sea Girt on right) onto Sea Girt Ave. and continue 1 1/4 miles. After crossing railroad tracks, bear right and take first right into National Guard Training Center. Get directions to museum at security booth.
Southbound, Exit 98. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 34 South/Point Pleasant. Merge onto NJ 34 South and continue 1 1/2 miles to Spur Co. Rt. 524/Sea Girt/Manasquan Exit. At end of ramp, turn right onto Spur Co. Rt. 524 East/Atlantic Ave. and continue 1 1/2 miles to traffic circle at NJ 35. Take third exit from circle (NJ 35 North/Belmar and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right (sign for Sea Girt on right) onto Sea Girt Ave. and continue 1 1/4 mile. After crossing railroad tracks, bear right and take first right into National Guard Training Center. Get directions to museum at security booth.


Northbound and Southbound, Sea Girt Ave. (Wall). At traffic light, if Northbound, turn right (Sea Girt Mall on right), if Southbound, after passing Sea Girt Crossroads shopping center on right, turn left, onto Sea Girt Ave. and continue 1 1/4 miles. After crossing railroad, bear right to stay on Sea Girt Ave. Take first right and enter training facility. Get directions to museum.


Northbound and Southbound, Sea Girt Ave. (Manasquan). At traffic light, if Northbound (Joe's Service Center on left), turn right, if Southbound (Emerald Eyes Eye Care on right), turn left, onto Sea Girt Ave. After crossing railroad tracks, bear right to stay on Sea Girt Ave., then take first right and enter training center. Follow directions to museum.

NEW EGYPT MUSEUM, 125 Evergreen Rd., New Egypt       Website

Museum housed in 1825 farmhouse displays artifacts of the New Egypt-Plumsted Township area.


Eastbound, Exit 7. At end of ramp, turn right (Allentown) onto Co. Rt. 526 East and continue 1 mile to T intersection in Allentown. Turn right onto Main St. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left (sign on right for Historic Walnford) onto Co. Rt. 539 South/High St. and continue 2 3/4 miles. After passing Cream Ridge Winery on right, take next right (sign on right for Historic Walnford) onto Holmes Mill Rd. Road splits immediately, keep left and continue 4 1/2 miles to traffic light at Co. Rt. 537/Monmouth Rd. Cross Co. Rt. 537 and continue on Evergreen Rd. 1/2 mile to museum on left, next to New Egypt High School.
Westbound, Exit 16. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 537 West/Monmouth Rd. and continue 7 3/4 miles to traffic light at Evergreen Rd./Holmes Mill Rd. (after passing Cycles Inc./Miner Motors on left). Turn left onto Evergreen Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to museum on left, next to New Egypt High School.

NEW JERSEY MUSEUM OF BOATING / VINTAGE AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM OF NEW JERSEY, 1800 Bay Ave., Point Pleasant       Boating Website       Auto Website

Boating museum highlights the boat building industry in New Jersey, featuring photographs and scale models of boats.

Auto museum houses changing exhibits of restored antique automobiles, along with vintage signs and other memorabilia.


Northbound, Exit 89A. Keep right on service road, following signs for NJ 70/Brick/Pt. Pleasant. At end of ramp, turn left onto NJ 70 East and continue 2 miles. After crossing Metedeconk River, turn right onto NJ 88 East and continue 2 1/2 miles to traffic light at Co. Rt. 632/Bridge Ave. (sign on right for Bay Head). Turn right onto Bridge Ave. and continue 2 miles to traffic light at Bay Ave., the first light after crossing Point Pleasant Canal bridge. Turn right onto Bay Ave. Take second left onto Meadow Ave., enter Johnson Boat Works and continue to museums in Building 13.
Southbound, Exit 91A. At end of ramp, turn right onto Lanes Mill Rd. and continue to traffic light. Turn right onto Burnt Tavern Rd. and continue 5 1/2 miles (name changes to Bridge Ave.) to traffic light at Bay Ave. in Point Pleasant (first light after crossing Point Pleasant Canal). Turn right onto Bay Ave., then take second left onto Meadow Ave., enter Johnson Boat Works and continue to museums in Building 13


Northbound and Southbound, Bridge Ave. (Bay Head). At traffic light, if Northbound, turn left (Bay Head Chapel on left), if Southbound, turn right (Bay Head Chapel on opposite right corner), onto Bridge Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to second light, at Bay Ave. Turn left onto Bay Ave. and continue 1/4 mile. Turn left onto Meadow Ave. and enter Johnson Brothers Boat Works. Continue to museums in Bldg. 13.


Eastbound, Bridge Ave. (Point Pleasant). At traffic light at Bridge Ave. (Spirits Unlimited on right), turn right (sign on right for Bay Head) onto Bridge Ave. and continue 2 miles to traffic light at Bay Ave. (first light after crossing Point Pleasant Canal). Turn right onto Bay Ave. Take second left onto Meadow Ave. and enter Johnson Brothers Boatworks property. Continue to museums in Bldg. 13.
Westbound, Bay Ave. (Point Pleasant). At traffic light at Bay Ave. (after passing Shore Point Plaza on left), turn left and continue on Bay Ave. 3/4 mile to first light, at Bridge Ave. Cross Bridge Ave., then take second left onto Meadow Ave. and enter Johnson Brothers Boatworks property. Continue to museums in Bldg. 13.

NEW JERSEY MUSEUM OF TRANSPORTATION, Allaire State Park, 4265 Atlantic Ave., Farmingdale       Website

Outdoor museum exhibiting railroad artifacts in Allaire State Park. Train rides offered on Pine Creek Railroad.


Northbound, Exit 98. On ramp, follow signs for I-195 West/Trenton. Merge onto I-195 West and continue 1/2 mile to Exit 35A. Merge onto NJ 34 South, pass exit for NJ 138 East, then take next right (sign for Allaire) and continue 1 1/4 miles on W. 18th Ave. to end. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 524 West/Allaire Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to park entrance on left.
Southbound, Exit 98. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 34 South/Point Pleasant. Merge onto NJ 34 South and take exit ramp (sign on right for park) at first light. At end of ramp, turn right onto Allenwood Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to end. Turn right onto Atlantic Ave. and continue 1 3/4 miles to Allaire State Park entrance on left.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 31B. Merge onto Co. Rt. 547 North and continue to first light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 524 East/Allaire Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to Allaire State Park entrance on right.


Northbound and Southbound, I-195 East/Shore Points Exit (Howell). Merge onto I-195 East and continue 4 miles to Exit 31B. Merge onto Co. Rt. 547 North and continue to first light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 524 East and continue 1 1/4 miles to Allaire State Park entrance on right.


Northbound, Spur Co. Rt. 524/Allaire/Farmingdale Exit (Wall). Merge onto Spur Co. Rt. 524 West/Atlantic Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Bear right (Clayton & Clayton Realtors on left) to stay on Atlantic Ave. and continue 2 1/4 miles to Allaire State Park entrance on left.
Southbound, W. 18th Ave. Exit (Wall). After passing I-195 interchange, take next right (sign for Allaire) and continue 1 1/4 miles on W. 18th Ave. to end. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 524 West/Atlantic Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to Allaire State Park entrance on left.

NEW JERSEY VIETNAM VETERANS' MEMORIAL / VIETNAM ERA MUSEUM AND EDUCATIONAL CENTER, Holmdel       Website

Memorial honors New Jersey residents who served in the armed forces in the Vietnam War. Museum seeks to put the memorial into the context of the political and cultural times.


Northbound and Southbound, PNC Bank Arts Center Exit. If Northbound, 2 miles north of Exit 114, if Southbound, 2 1/2 miles south of Exit 117, direct access from Parkway.

OLD WALL HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 1701 New Bedford Rd., Wall       Website

Museum in three historic buildings tells the story of the history of Wall Township.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 98. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 138 East/Belmar. Merge onto NJ 138 East and continue 1 3/4 miles to third light. Continue through light, then take jughandle for New Bedford Rd. North. Merge onto New Bedford Rd., cross NJ 138 and continue to museum on left, at Bedford Corners Ln.


Eastbound, NJ 138 East. At end of I-195, continue straight on NJ 138 2 1/4 miles to third light. Continue through light, then take jughandle for New Bedford Rd. North. Merge onto New Bedford Rd., cross NJ 138 and continue to museum on left, at Bedford Corners Ln.


Southbound, Exit 6A. Follow signs for NJ 138 East/Belmar. Merge onto NJ 138 East and continue 1/2 mile. Proceed through first light, then take jughandle for New Bedford Rd. North. Merge onto New Bedford Rd., cross NJ 138 and continue to museum on left, at Bedford Corners Ln.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 524 East/Allaire Rd. (Wall Township). At traffic circle (Lloyd's Auto Center on right), take first exit (Co. Rt. 524 East) and continue on Co. Rt. 524 East/Allaire Rd. 2 miles to second light. Turn left onto New Bedford Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to museum on left, at Bedford Corners Ln., about 1/4 mile after passing traffic light at NJ 138.
Southbound, NJ 138 East/Belmar Exit (Wall Township). Merge onto NJ 138 East and continue 2 1/4 miles to third light. Continue through light, then take jughandle for New Bedford Rd. North. Merge onto New Bedford Rd., cross NJ 138 and continue to museum on left, at Bedford Corners Ln.


Northbound and Southbound, NJ 138 West/Trenton Exit (Wall Township). Merge onto NJ 138 West and continue 1 mile to second light. Turn right (sign for New Bedford Rd. North) onto New Bedford Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to museum on left, at Bedford Corners Ln.

POINT PLEASANT HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 416 New Jersey Ave., Point Pleasant Beach       Website

Museum exhibits and artifacts highlight the histories of Point Pleasant and Point Pleasant Beach.


Northbound, Exit 89A-B. On ramp, keep right, following signs for NJ 70/Brick/Point Pleasant. At end of ramp, turn left onto NJ 70 East and continue 2 miles. After crossing Metedeconk River, get into right lane, following signs for NJ 88 East/Point Pleasant. Bear right onto NJ 88 East and continue 4 1/2 miles to junction with NJ 35. When road forks, keep left, following sign for NJ 35 North/Point Pleasant Beach. Merge onto NJ 35 North and continue 1/2 mile. After passing Point Pleasant Beach water tower on right, take next right onto New Jersey Ave., cross railroad tracks and proceed to museum on right, in Point Pleasant Beach municipal building.
Southbound, Exit 98. Merge onto NJ 34 South and continue 3 1/4 miles to NJ 35/NJ 70 junction. Continue straight (NJ 34 ends) on NJ 35 South 2 1/2 miles into Point Pleasant Beach. After passing Sherwin-Williams Paints on left, take next left (sign on opposite left corner for Point Pleasant Beach municipal building) onto New Jersey Ave. and continue across railroad tracks. Museum is in municipal building on right.


Northbound and Southbound, New Jersey Ave. (Point Pleasant Beach). If Northbound, after passing Point Pleasant Beach water tower on right, take next right onto New Jersey Ave. If Southbound, after passing Sherwin-Williams Paints on left, take next left (sign on opposite left corner for Point Pleasant Beach municipal building) onto New Jersey Ave. Both, continue on New Jersey Ave. across railroad tracks to museum on right in Point Pleasant Beach municipal building.


Eastbound, NJ 35 North (Point Pleasant Beach). At end of NJ 88, keep left, following sign for NJ 35 North/Point Pleasant Beach. Merge onto NJ 35 North and continue 1/2 mile. After passing Point Pleasant Beach water tower on right, take next right onto New Jersey Ave., cross railroad tracks and proceed to museum on right, in Point Pleasant Beach municipal building.
Westbound, use NJ 35 North directions.

SPRING LAKE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM, 423 Warren Ave., Spring Lake       Website

Spring Lake's history is spotlighted in the historical society's artifacts displayed in an ornate setting on the top floor of the town's borough hall.


Northbound, Exit 98. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 138 East/Belmar. Merge onto NJ 138 East and continue 2 miles to third light. Turn right onto New Bedford Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to second light. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 524 East/Allaire Rd. Take first right onto Warren Ave. and continue 1 1/4 miles, to first stop sign after crossing railroad tracks. Museum is in borough hall on opposite right corner. Turn right onto Fifth Ave. Borough hall parking lot is on left.
Southbound, Exit 98. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 34 South/Point Pleasant. Merge onto NJ 34 South and continue 1/2 mile to traffic circle. Take third exit (Co. Rt. 524 East/Spring Lake) from circle and continue on Co. Rt. 524 East/Allaire Rd. 2 miles through two lights. After passing second light (New Bedford Rd.), take first right onto Warren Ave. and continue 1 1/4 miles, to first stop sign after crossing railroad tracks. Museum is in borough hall on opposite right corner. Turn right onto Fifth Ave. Borough hall parking lot is on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Warren Ave. (Wall). At traffic light, if Northbound (Tricorne Center on left), turn right (sign on right for Spring Lake Heights), if Southbound (Firestone on right), turn left (sign on right for Spring Lake Heights), onto Warren Ave. and continue 1 1/4 miles to stop sign at Fifth Ave. (after crossing railroad tracks). Museum is in Spring Lake Municipal Building, on opposite right corner.


Northbound and Southbound, Warren Ave. (Spring Lake Heights). At traffic light, if Northbound (first light after passing Spring Lake Tap House on right), turn right, if Southbound (first light after passing Spring Lake Heights Elementary School on left), turn left, onto Warren Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to first stop sign, at Fifth Ave. Museum is in Spring Lake borough hall on opposite right corner.

SQUAN VILLAGE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM, 105 South St., Manasquan       Website

Museum in Bailey-Reed House displays artifacts highlighting life in Manasquan during the late 18th and 19th centuries.


Northbound, Exit 91. At end of ramp, turn left onto Burrsville Rd. and continue to first light. Turn right onto Burnt Tavern Rd. and continue 2 miles to traffic light at NJ 70. Get into left-turn lane, turn left onto NJ 70 East and continue 2 miles to Old Bridge Rd. Exit. At end of ramp, turn left onto Old Bridge Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles (name changes to South St.) to museum on left (after passing light at Lakewood Rd./Marcellus Ave.).
Southbound, Exit 98. On long ramp, follow signs for NJ 34 South/Brielle. Merge onto NJ 34 South and continue 3 miles to Lakewood Rd. Exit (Wall Towne Center on right). At end of ramp, turn left onto Lakewood Rd., cross NJ 34 and continue 1 1/4 mile to second light (Manasquan Reformed Bible Church on opposite left corner). Turn left onto South St. and continue to museum on left.


Southbound, Lakewood Rd. Exit (Wall). After passing Wall Towne Center on right, take Lakewood Rd. Exit. At end of ramp, turn left onto Lakewood Rd., cross NJ 34 and continue 1 1/4 miles to second light (Manasquan Reformed Bible Church on opposite left corner). Turn left onto South St. and continue to museum on left.


Northbound, NJ 71 North/Manasquan/Sea Girt Exit (Brielle). After crossing Manasquan River bridge, take second exit. At end of ramp, turn right onto NJ 71 North/Union Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left (Ralco Builders on left) onto Morris Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to end. Turn right onto South St. and continue through 1 light to museum on left.
Southbound, Church St. (Wall). After passing traffic circle at Spur Co. Rt. 524/Atlantic Ave., continue 1/4 mile. Take first left onto Church St. and continue 3/4 mile to stop sign at South St. (Manasquan United Methodist Church on right). Turn right onto South St. and continue to museum on right.


Eastbound, Old Bridge Rd. Exit (Wall). After crossing Manasquan River, continue through two lights. After passing second light, take Old Bridge Rd. Exit. At end of ramp, turn left onto Old Bridge Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles (name changes to South St.) to museum on left (after passing light at Lakewood Rd./Marcellus Ave.).


Northbound, Marcellus Ave. (Manasquan). Turn left (Nathaniel Morris House on left) onto Marcellus Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto South St. and continue to museum on left.
Southbound, Virginia Ave. (Manasquan). Turn right (Church of St. Denis on left) onto Virginia Ave. and continue to end. Turn left on South St. to museum on right.

TOWNSHIP OF OCEAN HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 703 Deal Rd., Ocean       Website

Museum housed in mid-18th century Eden Woolley House displays exhibits of Ocean Township history.


Northbound, Exit 100B. Merge onto NJ 66 East and continue 2 1/2 miles to NJ 18 North/Eatontown Exit. Merge onto NJ 18 North and continue 1 3/4 miles to Exit 11A. Merge onto Deal Rd. and continue 1 mile to museum on left.
Southbound, Exit 105. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 18/Tinton Falls. At end of ramp, turn left onto Wayside Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to NJ 18 South Exit. Merge onto NJ 18 South and continue 2 1/2 miles to Exit 12A. Merge onto W. Park Ave., then take first right onto Poplar Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Deal Rd. and continue 1 mile to museum on left, after crossing NJ 35.


Northbound, Exit 11A. Merge onto Deal Rd. and continue 1 mile to Museum on left, after crossing NJ 35.
Southbound, Exit 12A. Merge onto W. Park Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn right onto Poplar Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Deal Rd. and continue 1 mile through two lights. After passing second light, at NJ 35, take next left and continue to Museum on left.


Northbound, Deal Rd./Deal/Elberon Exit (Ocean Township). At end of ramp, turn right onto Deal Rd., then take first left into Ocean Township Library Complex and proceed to museum.
Southbound, Deal/Elberon Exit (Ocean Township).At traffic light at Deal Rd. (first light after passing Orchard Plaza on right), continue through light, then take Deal/Elberon Exit. Merge onto Deal Rd., cross NJ 35, then take first left into Ocean Township Library Complex and proceed to museum.


Parks and Recreation Areas



ALLAIRE STATE PARK, 4265 Allaire Rd., Farmingdale       Website

State park surrounding restored 19th-century ironmaking village of Allaire in central New Jersey on northern fringe of Pine Barrens. Pine Creek Railroad at New Jersey Museum of Transportation offers rides on narrow-gauge steam train. Biking, camping, cross-country skiing, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, picnicking.


Northbound, Exit 98. On ramp, follow signs for I-195 West/Trenton. Merge onto I-195 West and continue 1/2 mile to Exit 35A. Merge onto NJ 34 South, pass exit for NJ 138 East, then take next right (sign for Allaire) and continue 1 1/4 miles on W. 18th Ave. to end. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 524 West/Allaire Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to park entrance on left.
Southbound, Exit 98. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 34 South/Point Pleasant. Merge onto NJ 34 South and take exit ramp (sign on right for park) at first light. At end of ramp, turn right onto Allenwood Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to end. Turn right onto Atlantic Ave. and continue 1 3/4 miles to park entrance on left.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 31B. Merge onto Co. Rt. 547 North and continue to first light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 524 East/Allaire Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to park entrance on right.


Northbound and Southbound, I-195 East/Shore Points Exit (Howell). Merge onto I-195 East and continue 4 miles to Exit 31B. Merge onto Co. Rt. 547 North and continue to first light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 524 East and continue 1 1/4 miles to park entrance on right.


Northbound, Spur Co. Rt. 524/Allaire/Farmingdale Exit (Wall). Merge onto Spur Co. Rt. 524 West/Atlantic Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Bear right (Clayton & Clayton Realtors on left) to stay on Atlantic Ave. and continue 2 1/4 miles to park entrance on left.
Southbound, W. 18th Ave. Exit (Wall). After passing I-195 interchange, take next right (sign for Allaire) and continue 1 1/4 miles on W. 18th Ave. to end. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 524 West/Atlantic Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to park entrance on left.

BIG BROOK PARK, 521 Route 520, Marlboro       Website

County park contains wetland and open meadow environments hosting diverse plants and animals.


Northbound, Exit 25A. Merge onto NJ 79 North and continue 1 1/2 miles to second light. Turn right (sign on right for Big Brook Park) onto Co. Rt. 520 East/Newman Springs Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to park entrance on right.
Southbound, Exit 29. At end of ramp, continue on Hartman Rd. to stop sign. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 520 East/Newman Springs Rd. and continue 3 1/2 miles to park entrance on right, about 1/2 mile after passing light at NJ 79.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 520/Newman Springs Rd. (Holmdel). At traffic light (sign on right for Bradevelt), if Northbound (first light after passing Triple Brook Nursery on right), turn left, if Southbound (Holmdel Auto Body on right), turn right, onto Co. Rt. 520 West/Newman Springs Rd. and continue 2 1/4 miles to entrance on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 520/Newman Springs Rd. (Marlboro). At traffic light (sign for park on right), if Northbound (first light after passing St. Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church on right), turn right, if Southbound (Marlboro Shopping Center on left), turn left, onto Co. Rt. 520 East/Newman Springs Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to entrance on right.

SISTER MARY GRACE BURNS ARBORETUM, Georgian Court University, Lakewood       Website

Five gardens are maintained on the campus of Georgian Court University, the former George Jay Gould estate. Many of the plants displayed here are native to New Jersey's Pine Barrens.


Northbound, Exit 89B. Keep left on service road, following signs for Co. Rt. 528/Lakewood. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 528/Cedar Bridge Ave. and continue 3 1/4 miles. After crossing railroad tracks, turn left at next light onto Hurley Ave. At first light, turn right onto US 9 North/Madison Ave. and continue 1 mile to traffic light at Ninth St. (sign on right for Georgian Court). Turn left onto Ninth St. and continue to college entrance on right. Arboretum is at several points around campus.
Southbound, Exit 91B. At end of ramp, cross Burnt Tavern Rd. and continue on Co. Rt. 549 South/Lanes Mill Rd. 3/4 mile to fifth light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 526 West/Lanes Mill Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to second light. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 623 South/Ridge Ave. and continue 2 1/2 miles (name changes to Seventh St.) to stop sign at US 9/Madison Ave. Turn right onto US 9 North/Madison Ave. and continue to first light. Turn left onto Ninth St. (sign on right for college) and continue to college entrance on right.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 28A. Merge onto US 9 South and continue 4 1/2 miles to traffic light at Ninth St., in Lakewood (sign on right for Georgian Court University). Turn right onto Ninth St., go through one light, then take next right to main entrance. Gardens are at various points around campus.


Northbound and Southbound, Ninth St. (Lakewood). At traffic light (sign on right for Georgian Court University), if Northbound, turn left, if Southbound, turn right, onto Ninth St. and continue 1 1/2 blocks to college entrance. Turn right and enter campus. Gardens are at various points around campus.


Westbound, US 9/Madison Ave. (Lakewood). At traffic light at US 9, turn right onto US 9 North/Madison Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to fourth light. Turn left onto Ninth St., go through one light, then take first right to college's main entrance. Gardens are at various points around campus.

DEEP CUT GARDENS, 152 Red Hill Rd., Middletown       Website

54-acre preserve features gardens and greenhouses designed to appeal to the home gardener.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 114. At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn right onto Red Hill Rd. and continue to first light, if Southbound, turn left onto Red Hill Rd. and continue to second light. Both, turn right onto Dwight Rd., then take first left to stay on Red Hill Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to garden entrance on right.


Northbound, Middletown/New Monmouth Exit (Middletown). After passing Circus Wines on right, take exit. Keep left on ramp and get into right lane at light. Cross NJ 35 and continue 1 mile on Kings Hwy. to second light. Turn left onto Red Hill Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to garden entrance on left.
Southbound, Kings Hwy. Exit (Middletown). After passing Kings Commons, take Kings Hwy. Exit. At end of ramp, merge onto Kings Hwy. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn right onto Red Hill Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to garden entrance on left.

GATEWAY NATIONAL RECREATION AREA / SANDY HOOK LIGHTHOUSE, GPS: 128 Hartshorn Dr., Highlands       Website

National recreation area featuring fishing, picnicking, swimming. Holly forest, historic lighthouse. Former Army base Fort Hancock, including Sandy Hook Museum and History House, is at the north end of Sandy Hook.


Northbound, Exit 105. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 36 North/Eatontown/Long Branch. Merge onto NJ 36 North and continue 5 1/2 miles to traffic light at Ocean Ave. in Long Branch. Turn left onto Ocean Ave. to stay on NJ 36 North and continue 5 3/4 miles to entrance (sign for Sandy Hook) on right, just before Shrewsbury River bridge.
Southbound, Exit 117. After paying toll, keep left on ramp, following signs for NJ 36 South/Keyport/Keansburg/Sandy Hook. Merge onto NJ 36 South and continue 13 1/4 miles to Sandy Hook Exit, just after crossing Shrewsbury River bridge.


Northbound, NJ 36 North/Long Branch Exit (Eatontown). Merge onto NJ 36 North and continue 4 miles to traffic light at Ocean Blvd. in Long Branch. Turn left, following signs for NJ 36 North, onto Ocean Blvd. and continue 5 3/4 miles on NJ 36 North to Gateway entrance on right (sign for Sandy Hook), just before Shrewsbury River Bridge.
Southbound, NJ 36 South/Keyport/Keansburg/Sandy Hook Exit (Keyport). Take left exit onto NJ 36 South and continue 13 miles to Sandy Hook Exit, after crossing Shrewsbury River bridge.


Northbound, Sandy Hook Exit, in Sea Bright, just before Shrewsbury River Bridge.
Southbound, Sandy Hook Exit, in Sea Bright, after crossing Shrewsbury River Bridge. Keep right across bridge.

HARTSHORNE WOODS PARK       Website
    Buttermilk Valley Entrance, 307 Navesink Ave., Atlantic Highlands
    Claypit Creek Entrance, 259 Locust Ave., Rumson
    Rocky Point/National Military Reserve Entrance, 1402 Portland Rd., Highlands


Heavily-wooded 778-acre park situated on the Highlands of Navesink has 14 miles of trails of varying degrees of difficulty and offers scenic views of the Atlantic Ocean, as well as the Shrewsbury and Navesink Rivers. Accessible from the Rocky Point entrance, park also contains Battery Lewis, part of the Navesink Military Reservation Historic District, all 224 acres of which are now included on the National Register of Historic Places.


Northbound, Exit 105. At end of ramp, get in center lane, cross Newman Springs Rd. and continue on Half Mile Rd. 1/2 mile to end. Turn right onto W. Front St. and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Hubbard Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn right onto Navesink River Rd. and continue 4 1/2 miles to blinker light at Oceanic Bridge (sign on right for Rumson/Fair Haven/Red Bank. Continue straight onto Locust Point Rd. 1/2 mile. Take first right (sign for Co. Rt. 8A on right) onto Locust Ave. and continue 1/4 mile. Claypit Creek entrance is on the right.
Continue on Locust Ave. 1/4 mile. Turn right (sign on right for Co. Rt. 8B) onto Monmouth Ave. and continue (name changes to Navesink Ave.) 1/2 mile to Buttermilk Valley parking area on right.
Continue 1/2 mile on Navesink Ave. to traffic light at NJ 36. Turn right (sign for Highlands) onto NJ 36 South and continue 1 1/4 miles to Bay Ave./Highlands Exit, just before Shrewsbury River bridge. Continue straight on Portland Rd. 1 mile to Rocky Point parking lot.
Southbound, Exit 117. After paying toll, keep left on ramp, following signs for NJ 36 South/Keyport/Keansburg/Sandy Hook. Merge onto NJ 36 South and continue 9 1/2 miles to Co. Rt. 8A/Locust Point/Rumson Exit.
Claypit Creek and Buttermilk Valley: Bear right onto Co. Rt. 8A/Valley Rd. E. and continue 1/2 mile to 5-point intersection. For Claypit Creek, bear right (not sharp right), following sign for Co. Rt. 8A South, onto Locust Ave. Claypit Creek entrance is first left. For Buttermilk Valley, bear left (not sharp left), following sign for Co. Rt. 8B East, onto Navesink Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to parking lot on right.
Rocky Point: Continue on NJ 36 South 3 1/2 miles to Bay Ave./Highlands Exit, just before Shrewsbury River Bridge. Continue straight on Portland Rd. 1 mile to parking lot.


    Rocky Point/National Military Reserve Entrance
Northbound, Bay Ave./Highlands Exit (Highlands). Take first exit after crossing Shrewsbury River Bridge. At end of ramp, bear right, cross under NJ 36 and continue to stop sign. Turn left onto Portland Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to parking area.
Southbound, Bay Ave./Highlands Exit (Highlands). Follow Portland Rd. 3/4 mile to parking area.

    Buttermilk Valley Entrance
    Claypit Creek Entrance

Northbound, Red Bank/Scenic Dr. Exit (Middletown). Follow Ocean Blvd. 1/4 mile to stop sign. Turn left, cross NJ 36 and continue 1/2 mile on Navesink Ave. to Buttermilk Valley parking area on left.
For Claypit Creek, continue from Buttermilk Valley entrance 1/2 mile on Navesink Ave./Monmouth Ave. to stop sign. Turn left onto Locust Ave. and continue to Claypit Creek parking area on left (small sign for Hartshorne Woods on left).
Southbound, Co. Rt. 8A East/Locust Pt./Rumson Exit (Middletown). Follow Co. Rt. 8A East/Valley Dr. E. 1/2 mile to intersection with Monmouth Ave..
For Buttermilk Valley, bear left (sign for Co. Rt. 8B East) onto Monmouth Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to parking area on right.
For Claypit Creek, bear right (sign for Co. Rt. 8A South) onto Locust Ave. and continue to parking area on left.

MONMOUTH BATTLEFIELD STATE PARK, 20 Route 33, Manalapan       Website

Site of Revolutionary War Battle of Monmouth, one of the largest of the war. Battlefield and local buildings are being restored to 18th-century appearance. Visitor center has battle exhibits. Guided tours of Craig House, which exhibits English and Dutch influences. Cross-country skiing, hiking, picnicking,sledding.

 
Northbound and Southbound, Exit 8. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 33/Hightstown/Freehold. At end of ramp, turn right onto NJ 33 East and continue 9 1/4 miles to Bus. NJ 33 East/Freehold Business District Exit. Follow Bus. NJ 33 1/4 mile to park entrance on left.


Northbound, Exit 100C. Merge onto NJ 33 West and continue 11 3/4 miles to Wemrock Rd. Exit. Merge onto Wemrock Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to end. Turn left onto Bus. NJ 33 and continue to park entrance on right.
Southbound, Exit 100B. Merge onto NJ 33 West and continue 11 1/4 miles to Wemrock Rd. Exit. Merge onto Wemrock Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to end. Turn left onto Bus. NJ 33 and continue to park entrance on right.


Eastbound, Exit 16B. Merge onto Co. Rt. 537 East/Monmouth Rd. and continue 8 miles to traffic light at Wemrock Rd./Stilwells Corner Rd. (Mount's Corner shopping center on left). Turn left onto Wemrock Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to third light. Turn left onto Bus. NJ 33 and continue 1/4 mile to park entrance on right.
Westbound, Exit 28B. Merge onto US 9 North and continue 5 1/2 miles to NJ 79 North/NJ 33/Freehold Exit. Turn right onto NJ 79 North, continue through 1 light, then take NJ 33 West/Trenton Exit. Merge onto NJ 33 West and continue 2 miles to Wemrock Rd. Exit. Merge onto Wemrock Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left onto Bus. NJ 33 West and continue 1/4 mile to park entrance on right.


Northbound, NJ 33/NJ 79 Exit (Freehold). Turn right onto NJ 79 North, cross under NJ 33, then take NJ 33 West Exit. Merge onto NJ 33 West and continue 2 miles to Wemrock Rd. Exit. Merge onto Wemrock Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left onto Bus. NJ 33 West and continue 1/4 mile to park entrance on right.
Southbound, Bus. NJ 33 West/Trenton Exit (Freehold). Merge onto Bus. NJ 33 West and continue 1 1/2 miles to park entrance on right.


Eastbound, Bus. NJ 33/Freehold Business District Exit (Manalapan). Follow Bus. NJ 33 1 mile to park entrance on left.
Westbound, Wemrock Rd. Exit (Freehold Township). Merge onto Wemrock Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Bus. NJ 33 West and continue 1/4 mile to park entrance on right.


Northbound, NJ 33 West Exit (Freehold Township). Merge onto NJ 33 West and continue 2 miles to Wemrock Rd. Exit. Merge onto Wemrock Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left onto Bus. NJ 33 West and continue 1/4 mile to park entrance on right.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 537 West/W. Main St. (Freehold Borough). At traffic light at South St., continue straight on Main St. (NJ 79 turns left) 1/2 mile to first light. Turn right onto Bus. NJ 33 West/Park Ave. and continue 2 miles to park entrance on right.

PORICY PARK CONSERVANCY, 345 Oak Hill Rd., Middletown       Website

County park features several natural areas, bird and butterfly areas, fossil beds and hiking trails.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 114. At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn right onto Red Hill Rd. and continue to first light, if Southbound, turn left onto Red Hill Rd. and continue to second light. Both, turn right onto Dwight Rd., then take first left to stay on Red Hill Rd. and continue 3/4 mile. Turn right onto Bamm Hollow Rd. (third right) and continue 1 1/4 miles to traffic light at Middletown-Lincroft Rd. Continue straight on Oak Hill Rd. 3/4 mile to entrance on right, just before railroad tracks.


Northbound, Oak Hill Rd. Exit (Middletown), Southbound, Chapel Hill Rd./Oak Hill Rd./Navesink Exit (Middletown). If Northbound, after passing Chapel Hill Dental Arts on right, continue through light, then take jughandle, merge onto Oak Hill Rd., if Southbound, after passing Union Square mall on right, take Oak Hill Rd. exit, turn right onto Oak Hill Rd. Both, continue 1/2 mile on Oak Hill Rd. to park entrance on left, after crossing railroad.

F. BLISS PRICE ARBORETUM AND WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, Wyckoff Rd., Eatontown       Website

Small open space area has walking trails and groves of trees, among which wildlife may be spotted.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 105. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 36 North/Eatontown/Long Branch. Merge onto NJ 36 North and continue 1 mile to second light. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 547/Wyckoff Rd. (sign for NJ 35 North) and continue 3/4 mile to entrance on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 13B. Merge onto NJ 36 North and continue 1 mile to second light. Turn left (sign on left for NJ 35 North/Co. Rt. 547 North/Ft. Monmouth/Red Bank on left) onto Co. Rt. 547 North/Wyckoff Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to arboretum entrance on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 547/Wyckoff Rd. (Eatontown). If Northbound, turn right (first light after passing NJ 36 intersection), if Southbound (Aspen Court medical offices on right), turn left, onto Co. Rt. 547 North/Wyckoff Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to arboretum parking on left.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 547/Wyckoff Rd. (Eatontown). At traffic light (sign on left for NJ 35 North), turn left onto Co. Rt. 547 East/Wyckoff Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to arboretum parking on left.
Southbound, NJ 71/Asbury Park/Eatontown Exit (West Long Branch). After passing Monmouth Park Corporate Center on right, take exit ramp. Turn right onto NJ 71 North and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Broad St. to stay on NJ 71 and continue 1/4 mile through one light. Take next left onto Co. Rt. 547 South/Wyckoff Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to arboretum parking on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Co. Rt. 547/Wyckoff Rd. (Eatontown). If Northbound, turn left (first left after passing light at Main St.), if Southbound, turn right (third right after passing St. Dorothea Roman Catholic Church on right), onto Co. Rt. 547 South/Wyckoff Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to arboretum entrance on right.

DAVID C. SHAW ARBORETUM, Holmdel Park, Longstreet Rd., Holmdel       Website

20-acre arboretum in Holmdel Park features hundreds of examples of ornamental trees and shrubs.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 114. At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn left, if Southbound, turn right, onto Red Hill Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Just before second light, turn right (sign on right for Holmdel Park) onto Crawfords Corner Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles. After passing Bell Works, take next left onto Roberts Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to junction with Longstreet Rd. (sign on right for Holmdel Park). Turn right onto Longstreet Rd., then take first left and enter park. Follow signs to arboretum.


Northbound and Southbound, Roberts Rd. (Holmdel). If Northbound, turn right (A. Casola Farms on left), if Southbound, turn left (A. Casola Farms on right), onto Roberts Rd. and continue 1 mile. Turn left (sign on right for Holmdel Park/Longstreet Farm) onto Longstreet Rd. Turn left at first driveway and enter Holmdel Park. Follow signs to Arboretum.

TURKEY SWAMP PARK, 200 Georgia Rd., Freehold       Website

Fishing and hiking are the main attractions of 2388-acre county park. Boats may be rented for fishing on lake.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 22. At end of ramp, if Eastbound, turn left, if Westbound, turn right, onto Jackson Mills Rd. and continue 2 3/4 miles to third light. Turn left onto Georgia Rd. and continue 1 mile to park entrance on left.


Northbound, West Farms Rd. West Exit. (Howell). After passing Regal Plaza on right, continue through next light, then take West Farms Rd. West exit. Merge onto West Farms Rd., cross US 9 and continue 3 1/4 miles (name changes to Georgia Rd.) to park entrance on left.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 524 West/Smithburg Exit. (Freehold). Merge onto Co. Rt. 524 West and continue 1 1/4 miles to second light. Turn left (sign on right for park) onto Georgia Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles to park entrance on right.

Science and Environmental Centers



FOREST RESOURCE EDUCATION CENTER, 495 Don Connor Blvd., Jackson       Website

Organized programs at the Interpretive Center and natural area preservation offer lessons in forest management in New Jersey.


Eastbound, Exit 21. At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 527 South/Cedar Swamp Rd. and continue 2 3/4 miles to third light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 528 West/W. Veterans Hwy. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left onto Don Connor Blvd. and continue 2 1/4 miles to Education Center entrance on left.
Westbound, Exit 22. At end of ramp, turn left onto Jackson Mills Rd. and continue 2 1/4 miles to end. Turn left onto Cedar Swamp Rd. and continue 2 miles to first light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 528 West/W. Veterans Hwy. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left onto Don Connor Blvd. and continue 2 1/4 miles to center entrance on left.


Northbound, Cross St. (Lakewood). After passing traffic light at Seagull Square shopping center on left, continue to next light. Turn left onto Cross St. and continue 3 miles to end. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 528 West/E. Veterans Hwy. and continue 2 1/2 miles. Turn left (sign on right for Patriots Park Sports Complex) onto Bowman Rd. and continue 1 mile. Take second right onto Don Connor Blvd. and continue 1/4 mile to entrance on right.
Southbound, I-195 West/Trenton/Georgia Tavern Rd. Exit (Howell). On ramp, keep left, following signs for I-195 West. Merge onto I-195 West and continue 3 3/4 miles to Exit 22. At end of ramp, turn left onto Jackson Mills Rd. and continue 2 1/4 miles to end. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 527 South/ Cedar Swamp Rd. and go 1 3/4 miles to first light. Bear right, following signs for Plumsted/Co. Rt. 527 South/Co. Rt. 528 East onto W. Veterans Hwy. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left onto Don Connor Blvd. and continue 2 miles to center entrance on left.

HUBER WOODS ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER, 25 Brown's Dock Rd., Locust       Website

Former Huber family home serves as an environmental center in Huber Woods Park, where various nature programs are presented.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 109. If Northbound, keep right at first ramp split, following signs for Co. Rt. 520 East, then get in center lane, following sign for Half Mile Rd.; cross Newman Springs Rd. onto Half Mile Rd., if Southbound, at end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 520 East and continue to second light; turn left onto Half Mile Rd. Both, continue on Half Mile Rd. 1/2 mile to end. Turn right onto W. Front St. and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Hubbard Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn right onto Navesink River Rd. and continue 3 1/2 miles. Turn left onto Brown's Dock Rd. (sign on right for Huber Woods) and continue 1/4 mile to center on right (note: Brown's Dock Rd. is unpaved).


Northbound and Southbound, Navesink River Rd. (Middletown). If Northbound, at first light after crossing Navesink River bridge, turn right, if Southbound, take jughandle, turn left, onto Navesink River Rd. and continue 2 3/4 miles. Turn left onto Browns Dock Rd. (sign for Huber Woods on right) and continue 1/2 mile to entrance to center on right (note: Brown's Dock Rd. is unpaved).


Northbound, Red Bank/Scenic Rd. Exit (Middletown). Follow Ocean Blvd. 1/4 mile to stop sign. Turn left, cross NJ 36 and continue 1 mile on Navesink Ave. to stop sign at Locust Ave./Orchard Run. Continue straight on Monmouth Ave. 1 mile to four-way stop at Navesink Ave./Locust Point Rd. Continue straight on Monmouth Ave., then take first left (sign on right for Huber Woods) onto Browns Dock Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. When road forks, keep left (sign on left for Huber Woods) to stay on Browns Dock Rd. (road becomes unpaved) and continue 1/2 mile to Center on left.
Southbound, Grand Ave. (Atlantic Highlands). At traffic light (sign on right for Navesink), turn right onto Grand Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to four-way stop (name changes to Navesink Ave.). Turn right onto Monmouth Ave. and go 1/4 mile. Take first left (sign on right for Huber Woods) onto Browns Dock Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. When road forks, keep left (sign on left for Huber Woods) to stay on Browns Dock Rd. (road becomes unpaved) and continue 1/2 mile to entrance to center on left.

INFOAGE SCIENCE AND HISTORY CENTER, 2201 Marconi Rd., Wall       Website

Museum on the site of the former Camp Evans is being developed to highlight the base's contributions to communications technology and development. Exhibits on space exploration, military technology and communications, computers, World Wars I and II, trains and shipwrecks.


Northbound, Exit 98. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 138 East/Belmar. Merge onto NJ 138 East and continue 1 1/2 miles to NJ 18 North/Eatontown Exit. Follow NJ 18 North 1/2 mile to Exit 6C. At end of ramp, turn right onto Monmouth Blvd. and continue 1 mile to end. Turn right on Marconi Rd. and continue to museum on right.
Southbound, Exit 100A. Merge onto NJ 33 East and continue 2 1/2 miles to NJ 18 South/Evans Area/Point Pleasant Exit. Merge onto NJ 18 South and continue 1 1/2 miles to Exit 7A. At end of ramp, merge onto Brighton Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to stop sign. Turn right onto Marconi Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to museum on right.


Northbound, Exit 7. At end of ramp, cross Brighton Ave. and continue 1/2 mile on Marconi Rd. to Center on right.
Southbound, Exit 7A. Merge onto Brighton Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to stop sign. Turn right onto Marconi Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to Center on right


Eastbound and Westbound, NJ 18 South/Evans Area/Point Pleasant Exit (Neptune). Merge onto NJ 18 South and continue 1 1/2 miles to Exit 7A. Merge onto Brighton Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to stop sign. Turn right onto Marconi Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to museum on right.


Northbound, Garden State Parkway North Exit (Wall). On ramp, follow signs for NJ 138 East/Belmar (do not enter Parkway). Merge onto NJ 138 East and continue 1 1/2 miles to NJ 18 North/Eatontown Exit. Follow NJ 18 North 1 3/4 miles to Exit 7. At end of ramp, cross Brighton Ave. and continue 1/2 mile on Marconi Rd. to museum on right.
Southbound, NJ 33 East (Wall). At traffic circle, take third exit (NJ 33 East/Co. Rt. 547 North/Ocean Grove) and continue 4 miles to NJ 18 South/Evans Area/Point Pleasant Exit. Merge onto NJ 18 South and continue 1 1/2 miles to Exit 7A. Merge onto Brighton Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to stop sign. Turn right onto Marconi Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to museum on right.


Northbound, NJ 138 West/Trenton Exit (Wall). Merge onto NJ 138 West and take first exit, Old Mill Rd./Marconi Rd./Belmar Blvd. Continue 1/2 mile on Marconi Rd. Turn left (Dead End sign on right) to stay on Marconi Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to stop sign. Turn right to stay on Marconi Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to museum on left.
Southbound, Belmar Blvd. (Belmar). After passing Maclearie Park on right, at next traffic light, turn right (sign on right for Belmar Blvd.) onto Belmar Blvd. and continue 1/2 mile. Take second right onto Marconi Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Turn left (Dead End sign on right) to stay on Marconi Rd. and continue 1/4 mile to stop sign. Turn right to stay on Marconi Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to museum on left.

MANASQUAN RESERVOIR ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER, 331 Georgia Tavern Rd., Howell       Website

Center provides insight into wetlands ecology through exhibits and presentations. Wildlife observation area.


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 28B. Merge onto US 9 North and continue to first light. Turn right onto Georgia Tavern Rd. and continue 1/2 mile.
For Visitor Center, turn right onto Windeler Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to entrance on left.
For Environmental Center, continue straight on Georgia Tavern Rd. 1/2 mile to entrance on right.


Northbound, Georgia Tavern Rd. (Howell), Southbound, I-195 West/Trenton/Georgia Tavern Rd. Exit (Howell). If Northbound, at first light after passing I-195 interchange, turn right, if Southbound, on ramp, follow signs for Georgia Tavern Rd. and cross US 9. Both, continue on Georgia Tavern Rd. 1/4 mile.
For Visitor Center, take first right onto Windeler Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to entrance on left.
For Environmental Center, continue straight on Georgia Tavern Rd. 3/4 mile to entrance on right.

Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries



3BR DISTILLERY, 7 Main St., Keyport       Website

Craft distillery produces rum, vodka, agave, whiskey and liqueurs.


Northbound and Southbound (Northbound, use local lanes), Exit 117. On ramp, keep left, following sign for NJ 36 South/Keyport/Keansburg, and continue 3/4 mile on NJ 36 South. After passing Stop & Shop on right, take first right (marked All Turns). At end of ramp, turn left (sign for Keyport) onto Broad St. and get into left lane. At traffic light, turn left onto NJ 36 North, then take first right (sign for Hazlet) onto Main St. and continue 3/4 mile to distillery on right, next to Nature's Place Cafe. Park in street or municipal lot (entrance on right before Nature's Place).


Northbound, Co. Rt. 516/Keyport/Matawan (Keyport). After passing Discount Brakes and Mufflers on right, take next exit. Continue straight on Broadway 1/2 mile to second light. Turn right onto W. Front St. and continue 1/2 mile into Keyport. After passing Keyport Municipal Building on right, take next right onto Main St. Distillery is on left. Park in street or in municipal lot (access on left, next to Nature's Place).
Southbound, Amboy Ave./Cliffwood Ave. East Exit (Aberdeen). After passing traffic light at Cliffwood Ave. and LA Fitness on right, take exit. At traffic light, cross NJ 35 and continue on Amboy Ave. 1 mile (name changes to W. Front St.) into Keyport. After passing Keyport Municipal Building on right, take next right onto Main St. Distillery is on left. Park in street or in municipal lot (access on left, next to Nature's Place).


Northbound and Southbound, Broad St./Main St. (Keyport). If Northbound, after passing Keyport Auto Sales on right, continue through next light, then take first right (sign for Hazlet) onto Main St. If Southbound, after passing Stop & Shop on right, take first right (marked All Turns). At end of ramp, turn left (sign for Keyport) onto Broad St. and get into left lane. At traffic light, turn left onto NJ 36 North, then take first right (sign for Hazlet) onto Main St. Both, continue 3/4 mile on Main St. to distillery on right, next to Nature's Place Cafe. Park in street or municipal lot (entrance on right before Nature's Place).

ALTERNATE ENDING BEER CO., 1057 Route 34, Aberdeen       Website

Brewery in former movie theater presents special events and movie nights.


Northbound (use local lanes), Exit 117. On ramp, keep right, then take first right turn (sign on right for Clark St.). Continue on Clark St. 1/4 mile to all-way stop. Turn right onto Beers St. and continue 1 mile to first light. Turn right onto Bethany Rd. and continue 3/4 mile (name changes to Church St.) to second light. Turn left onto Lloyd Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to second light. Turn right onto NJ 34 North and continue 1/2 mile to brewery on right, after passing Aberdeen Townsquare Shopping Center on right.
Southbound, Exit 118. At end of ramp, turn right onto Lloyd Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles to third light. Turn right onto NJ 34 North and continue 1/2 mile to brewery on right, after passing Aberdeen Townsquare Shopping Center on right.


Northbound and Southbound, in Aberdeen, if Northbound, on right, after passing Aberdeen Townsquare Shopping Center on right, if Southbound, on left, after passing Park Place Diner on right.


Northbound, Lloyd Rd. (Marlboro). After passing Morganville Square shopping center on left, continue to next light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 3/Lloyd Rd. and continue 1 mile to first light. Turn left onto NJ 34 North and continue 1/2 mile to brewery on right, after passing Aberdeen Townsquare Shopping Center on right.
Southbound, use NJ 34 South.

ASBURY PARK BREWERY, 810 Sewall Ave., Asbury Park       Website

Brewery offers tastings during business hours.


Northbound, Exit 100A. Merge onto NJ 33 East/Corlies Ave. and continue 4 1/4 miles to end. Turn left onto NJ 71 North/Main St. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left (Family Dollar on left) onto Sewall Ave. Brewery is at end of street.
Southbound, Exit 102. At end of ramp, turn right onto Asbury Ave. and continue 1 3/4 miles to junction with NJ 66. Continue straight on NJ 66 East 1 1/4 miles to junction with NJ 35. Merge onto NJ 35 South and, when lane separation ends, get into the left lane. Take the first exit left for NJ 35 North/Asbury Park. Merge onto NJ 35 North, take first right (sign for Asbury Park) onto Asbury Ave. and continue 1 1/4 miles to traffic light at NJ 71/Main St. (first light after crossing railroad tracks). Turn right onto NJ 71 South/Main St. and continue 1 block. Turn right (sign for brewery on building on opposite right corner) onto Sewall Ave. and continue to brewery at end of street.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 10A. Merge onto NJ 66 East/Asbury Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to junction with NJ 35. Merge onto NJ 35 South and get into the left lane. Take the second left (sign for Asbury Park) and merge onto NJ 35 North. Cross highway and take first exit (sign for Asbury Park) to stay on Asbury Ave. Continue 1 1/4 miles on Asbury Ave. to traffic light at NJ 71/Main St. (first light after crossing railroad tracks). Turn right onto NJ 71 South/Main St. and go 1 block. Turn right onto Sewall Ave. Brewery is at end of street.


Northbound, Bradley Beach Exit (Neptune). After crossing Shark River Bridge, keep right, following signs for Bradley Beach. Continue on Memorial Dr. 2 1/4 miles to traffic light at Asbury Ave. (sign on right for Downtown and other attractions). Turn right onto Asbury Ave. and continue to first light. Turn right onto NJ 71 South and continue 1 block. Turn right onto Sewall Ave. and continue to brewery at end of street.
Southbound, NJ 35 North/Asbury Park/Eatontown/Keyport Exit (Neptune). At junction with NJ 66, keep left, following signs for NJ 35 South. After passing NJ 66 exit, get in right lane and continue to second left-hand exit (NJ 35 North/Asbury Park/Eatontown/Keyport). Merge onto NJ 35 North, get into right lane, then take first exit (sign for Asbury Park) and continue 1 1/4 miles on Asbury Ave. to traffic light at NJ 71/Main St. (first light after crossing railroad tracks). Turn right onto NJ 71 South/Main St. and continue 1 block. Turn right onto Sewall Ave. and continue to brewery at end of street.


Northbound and Southbound, Sewall Ave. (Asbury Park). If Northbound (Family Dollar on left), turn left, if Southbound, turn right (sign for brewery on building on opposite right corner), onto Sewall Ave. and continue to brewery at end of street.

ASBURY PARK DISTILLING, 527 Lake Ave., Asbury Park       Website

Distillery offers gin, bourbon, vodka, aquavit and limoncello in its tasting room.


Northbound, Exit 100A. Merge onto NJ 33 East/Corlies Ave. and continue 4 1/4 miles to end. Turn left onto NJ 71 North/Main St. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn right onto Lake Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to second light, at Emory St. Distillery is on opposite left corner. Park in street.
Southbound, Exit 102. At end of ramp, turn right onto Asbury Ave. and continue 1 3/4 miles to junction with NJ 66. Continue straight on NJ 66 East 1 1/4 miles to junction with NJ 35. Merge onto NJ 35 South and continue 3/4 mile to second light (M&T Motors on left). Turn left onto W. Lake Ave. and continue 1 mile (name changes to Springwood Ave.) to traffic light at NJ 71/Main St. (first light after crossing railroad tracks). Cross NJ 71 and continue 1/4 mile on Lake Ave. to second light, at Emory St. Distillery is on opposite left corner. Park in street.


Northbound, Exit 8. On ramp, keep left, following signs for NJ 33 East/Neptune. Turn left onto NJ 33 East and continue 2 miles to traffic light at NJ 71. Turn left onto NJ 71 North/S. Main St. and continue 1/4 mile to second light. Turn right onto Lake Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to second light. Distillery is on opposite left corner. Park in street.
Southbound, Exit 10A. Merge onto NJ 66 East/Asbury Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to junction with NJ 35. Merge onto NJ 35 South and continue 3/4 mile to second light (M&T Auto on left). Turn left onto W. Lake Ave. and continue 1 mile (name changes to Springwood Ave.) to traffic light at NJ 71 (first light after crossing railroad tracks). Cross NJ 71 and continue to second light. Distillery is on opposite left corner. Park in street.


Eastbound, NJ 71/Main St. (Ocean Grove). At traffic light at end of NJ 33, turn left onto NJ 71 North and continue 1/4 mile to second light. Turn right onto Lake Ave. and continue 2 blocks to distillery on left, at Emory St. Park in street.


Northbound, Bradley Beach Exit (Neptune). After crossing Shark River Bridge, keep right, following signs for Bradley Beach. Continue on Memorial Dr. 1 3/4 miles to traffic light at Springwood Ave. (first light after passing Martin Luther King Jr. Presbyterian Church on left). Turn right onto Springwood Ave., cross railroad tracks and continue 1/4 mile to third light, at Emory St. Distillery is on oposite left corner. Park in street.
Southbound, W. Lake Ave. (Neptune). At traffic light (Affordable Auto on left), turn left onto W. Lake Ave. and continue 1 mile to traffic light at Emory St. (third light after crossing railroad tracks). Distillery is on opposite left corner. Park in street.


Northbound and Southbound, Lake Ave. (Asbury Park). At traffic light, if Northbound (WindMill Restaurant on right), turn right, if Southbound (Asbury Park Train Station on right), turn left, onto Lake Ave. and continue 2 blocks to distillery on left, at Emory St. Park in street.

BEACH BEE MEADERY, 89 Long Branch Ave., Long Branch       Website

Meadery offers mead and cider in its tasting room.


Northbound (use local lanes) and Southbound, Exit 105. If Northbound, follow signs for NJ 36 East/Eatontown/Long Branch. At traffic light at end of ramp, continue straight on NJ 36. If Southbound, at traffic light at end of ramp, continue straight and merge onto NJ 36 East. Both, continue on NJ 36 East 5 1/4 miles to traffic light at Long Branch Ave. (first light after passing Long Branch Sewer Authority on right). Turn right onto Long Branch Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to meadery on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 13B. Merge onto NJ 36 East and continue 5 miles to traffic light at Long Branch Ave. (first light after passing Long Branch Sewer Authority on right). Turn right onto Long Branch Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to meadery on left.


Northbound and Southbound, NJ 36 (Eatontown). If Northbound, take NJ 36 East/Long Branch exit, if Southbound, at traffic light, turn left onto NJ 36 East. Both, continue on NJ 36 East 4 miles to traffic light at Long Branch Ave. (first light after passing Long Branch Sewer Authority on right). Turn right onto Long Branch Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to meadery on left.


Eastbound and Westbound, Long Branch Ave. (Long Branch). At traffic light, if Eastbound (first light after passing Long Branch Sewer Authority on right), turn right, if Westbound (first light after turning from Ocean Blvd.), turn left, onto Long Branch Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to meadery on left.

BEACH HAUS BREWERY, 801 Main St., Belmar       Website

Craft brewery offers tours and tasting of its various offerings.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 98. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 138 East/Belmar. Merge onto NJ 138 East and continue 3 miles to end. Following signs for NJ 35 North/Belmar/Asbury Park, merge onto NJ 35 North and continue 1 mile to fifth light, at Eighth Ave. Turn right onto Eighth Ave. and continue 1 block to brewery on right at Main St.


Northbound and Southbound, NJ 71 North/Eighth Ave. (Belmar). At traffic light, if Northbound (after passing Riverview Pavilion on right), turn right, if Southbound (after crossing Shark River), turn left, cross railroad tracks and pass 10th Ave. Burrito Company on right, then turn right into parking lot. From parking lot, continue walking along Eighth Ave. to brewery at the corner of Main St.


Northbound, in Belmar, on right, at Main St.
Southbound, in Belmar, on opposite right corner, at Eighth Ave.

BELFORD BREWING CO., 84 Leonardville Rd., Belford       Website

Brewery offers tastings during regular hours.


Northbound, Exit 114. At end of ramp, turn right onto Red Hill Rd. and continue to first light. Turn right onto Dwight Rd., then take first left to stay on Red Hill Rd. and continue 2 miles to end. Turn right onto Kings Hwy. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left (first left after passing Old First Church on left) onto New Monmouth Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to traffic light at Cherry Tree Farm Rd./Tindall Rd. (New Monmouth Baptist Church on left) in New Monmouth. Continue straight on Leonardville Rd. 1/2 mile to brewery on right, just past light at Main St.
Southbound, Exit 117. After paying toll, keep left on ramp, following signs for NJ 36 South/Keyport/Keansburg/Sandy Hook. Merge onto NJ 36 South and continue 6 3/4 miles to traffic light at Main St. in Belford (Independent Fire Company on right). Turn right onto Main St. and continue 1/2 mile to end. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 516 East/Leonardville Rd. Brewery is on right.


Northbound, Middletown/New Monmouth Exit (Middletown). After passing Circus Wines on right, take exit. Keep right on ramp and follow signs for Middletown/New Monmouth. Continue on Tindall Rd. 1 1/4 miles to first light, in New Monmouth. Turn right onto Leonardville Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to brewery on right, just past first light, at Main St.
Southbound, NJ 36 South/Keyport/Keansburg/Sandy Hook Exit (Keyport). Take left exit onto NJ 36 South and continue 6 1/4 miles to traffic light at Main St. in Belford (Independent Fire Company on right). Turn right onto Main St. and continue 1/2 mile to end. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 516 East/Leonardville Rd. Brewery is on right.


Northbound, Belford Exit (Middletown), Southbound, Main St. (Middletown). If Northbound, at end of ramp, turn left onto Main St. and cross NJ 36, if Southbound, after passing Independent Fire Co. on right, at next light, turn right. Both, continue 1/2 mile on Main St. to first light. Turn left onto Leonardville Rd. Brewery is immediately on the right.

BIRDSMOUTH BEER, 675 Oceanport Way, Oceanport       Website

Lager beers are brewed in facility located on former Fort Monmouth grounds.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 105., If Northbound, at traffic light at end of long ramp, continue straight onto NJ 36 North. If Southbound, at traffic light at end of long ramp, continue straight on ramp onto NJ 36 North. Both, continue on NJ 36 North 1 1/4 miles to second light. Turn left (sign on left for NJ 35 North/Co. Rt. 547 North/Fort Monmouth/Red Bank) onto Co. Rt. 547 North/Wyckoff Rd. 1 1/4 miles to end. Turn right onto Broad St., get into left lane and continue to first light. Turn left onto Main St. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left and enter The Beacon at Fort Monmouth complex (sign on left). Turn right twice, then take first left and continue to brewery on left.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 547/Wyckoff Rd. (Eatontown). At traffic light (first light after passing NJ 36 intersection), turn right (Circle Place mall on right) onto Co. Rt. 547 North/Wyckoff Rd. and continue 1 mile to end. Turn right onto Broad St., get into left lane and continue to first light. Turn left onto Main St. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left and enter The Beacon at Fort Monmouth complex (sign on left). Turn right twice, then take first left and continue to brewery on left.
Southbound, Sycamore Ave. (Shrewsbury). At traffic light (Shrewsbury Dental Group on right), turn left onto Sycamore Ave. and continue 1 mile to first light. Cross railroad tracks, turn right onto Oceanport Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn right, enter former Fort Monmouth Army base and continue 1/4 mile. Take first left (sign on left for Oceanport Municipal Complex) onto Oceanport Way and continue 1/4 mile. Take second right onto Razor Ave., then take first left into brewery parking lot.


Northbound, Co. Rt. 547/Wyckoff Rd. (Eatontown). At traffic light, turn left (sign on left for NJ 35 North/Co. Rt. 547 North/Fort Monmouth/Red Bank) onto Co. Rt. 547 North/Wyckoff Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to end. Turn right onto Broad St., get into left lane and continue to first light. Turn left onto Main St. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left and enter The Beacon at Fort Monmouth complex (sign on left). Turn right twice, then take first left and continue to brewery on left.
Southbound, NJ 71/Asbury Park/Eatontown Exit (West Long Branch). After passing Shoreline Harley-Davidson on right, keep right and take exit. At end of ramp, turn right onto NJ 71 North/Monmouth Rd. and continue 1 mile to first light. Turn left onto Eatontown Blvd. to stay on NJ 71 and continue to first light. Turn right onto Main St. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left and enter The Beacon at Fort Monmouth complex (sign on left). Turn right twice, then take first left and continue to brewery on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Main St. (Oceanport/Eatontown). At traffic light, if Northbound (first light after turning onto Eatontown Blvd.), turn right, if Southbound (first light on NJ 71), turn left, onto Main St. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left and enter The Beacon at Fort Monmouth complex (sign on left). Turn right twice, then take first left and continue to brewery on left.

BRADLEY BREW PROJECT, 714 Main St., Bradley Beach       Website

Brewery offers tastings during business hours.


Northbound, Exit 8, Southbound, Exit 8A. If Northbound, at end of ramp, turn left onto NJ 33 East, if Southbound, merge onto NJ 33 East and continue to first light. Both, continue on NJ 33 East 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto Sixth Ave. and continue 1 1/2 miles to fourth light (first light after crossing railroad). Turn left onto NJ 71 North/Main St. and continue through 1 light to brewery on right, opposite Bradley Beach municipal complex.


Eastbound, Sixth Ave. (Neptune City). At traffic light (Neptune City Medical Arts Bldg. on right), turn right (sign on right for Bradley Beach) onto Sixth Ave. and continue 1 1/2 miles to fourth light (first light after crossing railroad). Turn left onto NJ 71 North/Main St. and continue through 1 light to brewery on right, opposite Bradley Beach municipal complex.


Northbound, Bradley Beach Exit (Neptune Township). After crossing Shark River Bridge, keep right, following signs for Bradley Beach. Continue on Memorial Dr. 1 mile. Turn right (Bradley Beach railroad station on right) onto Seventh Ave. and continue to first light. Turn left onto NJ 71 North/Main St. and continue 1/2 block to brewery on right, opposite Bradley Beach municipal building.
Southbound, Sixth Ave. (Neptune Township). At traffic light (Krenkels Deli on opposite left corner), turn left onto Sixth Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to third light (name changes to Brinley Ave.). Turn left onto NJ 71 North/Main St. and continue through 1 light to brewery on right, opposite Bradley Beach municipal complex.


Northbound, in Bradley Beach, on right, opposite Bradley Beach Municipal Building
Southbound, in Bradley Beach, on left, opposite Bradley Beach Municipal Building

CARTON BREWING CO., 6 E. Washington Ave., Atlantic Highlands       Website

Brewery founded by local residents offers a variety of beer in its tasting room. Tours are required before tasting.


Northbound, Exit 114. At end of ramp, turn right onto Red Hill Rd. and continue to first light. Continue straight on Van Schoick Rd. 2 1/2 miles (name changes to S. Laurel Ave.). After crossing under railroad, continue through light at Commons Way, then take next right (sign for Red Bank/Asbury Park). Merge onto NJ 35 South, keep right and take Co. Rt. 516/North Middletown/New Monmouth Exit. Following signs for Co. Rt. 516/New Monmouth, cross NJ 35 and continue 1 3/4 miles on Co. Rt. 516/Cherry Tree Farm Rd. to third light. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 516/Leonardville Rd. and continue 3 1/4 miles to junction with NJ 36. Merge onto NJ 36 South and keep right. Pass through first light and take Atlantic Highlands Business District Exit. Cross NJ 36 and continue on First Ave. 3 blocks. Turn right onto E. Washington Ave. and continue 1/2 block to brewery on left.
Southbound, Exit 117. After paying toll, keep left on ramp, following signs for NJ 36 South/Keyport/Keansburg/Sandy Hook. Merge onto NJ 36 South and continue 9 1/2 miles to Atlantic Highlands Business District Exit. Merge onto First Ave. and cross NJ 36. Continue on First Ave. 3 blocks. Turn right onto E. Washington Ave. and continue 1/2 block to brewery on left.


Northbound, First Ave. (Atlantic Highlands). Southbound, Atlantic Highlands Business District Exit (Atlantic Highlands). If Northbound, turn right (sign on right for Business District) onto First Ave., if Southbound, merge onto First Ave. and cross NJ 36. Continue three blocks to E. Washington Ave. (Atlantic Highlands Elementary School on right). Brewery is half block to right. Continue straight on First Ave., past corner building, to parking lot on right.

COLTS NECK STILLHOUSE CO., 304 Route 34, Colts Neck / SOURCE FARMHOUSE BREWERY, 300 Route 34, Colts Neck
      Stillhouse Website       Brewery Website


Distillery offers rum, vodka, whiskey, bourbon.

Brewery offers a variety of beers.


Northbound and Southbound, use local lanes, Exit 105. If Northbound, on ramp, keep right, following signs for NJ 18 North/New Brunswick, and merge onto NJ 18 North. If Southbound, keep right on ramp, following signs for NJ 18/Tinton Falls. When ramp forks, continue to keep right, following sign for NJ 18 North. At end of ramp, using right lane, turn left (two-lane left) onto Wayside Rd., then take NJ 18 North/New Brunswick exit. Merge onto NJ 18 North. Both, continue on NJ 18 North 4 1/4 miles to Exit 19A. Merge onto NJ 34 North and continue 1/2 mile to distillery and brewery on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 19A. Merge onto NJ 34 North and continue 1/2 mile to distillery and brewery on left.


Northbound, on left, in Colts Neck, 1/2 mile north of NJ 18 interchange. Facilities are adjacent.
Southbound, on right, in Colts Neck, after passing Delicious Orchards on right. Facilities are adjacent.

FOUR JG'S ORCHARDS AND VINEYARDS, 127 Hillsdale Rd., Colts Neck       Website

Wine tasting during business hours. Sseveral events will be held during the year. Buildings date to 1700s.


Northbound, Exit 105. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 18 North/New Brunswick. Merge onto NJ 18 North and continue 4 1/2 miles to Exit 19A. Merge onto NJ 34 North and continue 3 miles to third light. Turn left onto Conover Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 4/Crine Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to traffic circle. Take first exit from circle to stay on Crine Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn right (Stewart's Tool and Die sign on left) onto Hillsdale Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to winery on right.
Southbound, Exit 114. At end of ramp, turn right onto Red Hill Rd. and continue 2 1/2 miles (name changes to Middletown Rd./Holmdel-Middletown Rd.) to end. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 520 West/Newman Springs Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to second light. Turn left onto NJ 34 South (sign on right for NJ 34 South/Wall) and continue 2 1/4 miles to first light. Turn right onto Conover Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Pass Colts Neck Fire Dept., then take next left onto Crine Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to roundabout. Take first exit to stay on Crine Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Take first right onto Hillsdale Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to vineyard on right.


Northbound, NJ 33/NJ 79/Freehold Exit. (Freehold). Turn right onto NJ 79 North and continue 1 1/2 miles to T intersection in Freehold. Turn right, following signs for NJ 79 North, and continue to first light. Bear left, following signs for NJ 79 North, and continue 4 miles. Turn right (Atlantic Cardiology on right) onto Vanderburg Rd. and continue 2 miles (name changes to Crine Rd.). Turn left onto Hillsdale Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to winery on right.
Southbound, NJ 18 South/Asbury Park/Shore Points Exit. (Old Bridge). Merge onto NJ 18 South and continue 5 miles to Exit 25A. Merge onto NJ 79 North and continue 3/4 mile. Turn right onto Vanderburg Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles. Turn left onto Hillsdale Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to winery on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 25A. Merge onto NJ 79 North and continue 1/2 mile, through one light. Turn right (first right after passing Crown Palace Restaurant on right) onto Vandenberg Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles to junction with Boundary Rd. Continue straight on Co. Rt. 4/Crine Rd. 1/2 mile to second left. Turn left on Hillsdale Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to winery on right.


Northbound, Conover Rd./Laird Rd.(Colts Neck). At traffic light, turn left onto Conover Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. After passing Colts Neck Fire Co., turn left onto Co. Rt. 4/Crine Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to traffic circle. Take first exit from circle, following sign for Co. Rt. 4 South and continue 1/2 mile. Take first right onto Hillsdale Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to winery on right.
Southbound, Co. Rt. 4/Conover Rd.(Colts Neck). Bear right onto Co. Rt. 4 South/Conover Rd. (sign on right for Co. Rt. 4 South) and continue 3/4 mile. After passing Conover Rd. Primary School on left, take next right onto Co. Rt. 4/Crine Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to traffic circle. Take first exit from circle, following sign for Co. Rt. 4 South and continue 1/2 mile. Take first right onto Hillsdale Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to winery on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Vanderburg Rd. (Marlboro Township). If Northbound, after passing Marlboro Fire Co. on left, turn right, if Southbound (Marlboro Village Veterinary Hospital on left), turn left, onto Vanderburg Rd. and continue 2 miles (name changes to Crine Rd.). Turn left onto Hillsdale Rd. (sign on right for Stewart's Tool & Die) and continue 1/2 mile to winery on right.

FOX HOLLOW VINEYARDS, 939 Holmdel Rd., Holmdel       Website

Wine tastings offered during business hours. Live music on weekends.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 114. At end of ramp, if Northbound, turn left, if Southbound, turn right onto Red Hill Rd. and continue 1/2 mile. Just before second light, turn right (sign on right for Holmdel Park) onto Crawfords Corner Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles. After passing Bell Works, take next left onto Roberts Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles to first light. Turn left onto Holmdel Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to winery on left.


Northbound, Exit 19A. Merge onto NJ 34 North and continue 6 1/4 miles. After passing Maple Leaf Gardens, turn right (sign on left for Fox Hollow) onto Roberts Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn right (sign for Holmdel) onto Holmdel Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to winery on left.
Southbound, Exit 25A. Merge onto NJ 79 North and continue 1 3/4 miles to third light. Turn right (sign on right for Co. Rt. 520 East/Holmdel) onto Co. Rt. 520 West/Newman Springs Rd. and continue 3 1/2 miles to third light, in Holmdel. Turn left onto Holmdel Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to winery on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Roberts Rd. (Holmdel). If Northbound, turn right (Maple Leaf Gardens on right), if Southbound, turn left (A. Casola Farms on right), onto Roberts Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn right (sign for Holmdel) onto Holmdel Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to winery on left.

GRIN BREWING, 32 Church St., Keansburg       Website


Northbound, Exit 114. Use local lanes. At end of ramp, turn right onto Red Hill Rd. and keep left through traffic light. Continue straight on Van Schoick Rd. 1 mile to next light. Cross Holland Rd. and continue on S. Laurel Ave. 3 1/2 miles into Keansburg. At Tenth St., turn right and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Brewery is on right.
Southbound, Exit 117. On ramp, keep left, following signs for NJ 36 South/Keyport/Keansburg. Follow NJ 36 South 3 3/4 miles to Laurel Ave./Keansburg Beach Exit (Holly Hill Motel on right). At end of ramp, turn left onto Laurel Ave., cross NJ 36 and continue 1/4 mile. Turn right onto Tenth St. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Brewery is on right.


Northbound, Palmer Ave./N. Middletown Exit (Middletown). After passing Target on right, continue to next light. Turn right onto Palmer Ave. and continue 1 3/4 miles to second light, at NJ 36. Cross NJ 36 and continue on Main St. 1/2 mile to second light, at Church St. Turn left onto Church St. and continue to first light. Brewery is on opposite left corner.
Southbound, NJ 36 South/Keyport/Keansburg Exit (Keyport). After taking left exit, continue on NJ 36 South 3 1/4 miles to Laurel Ave./Keansburg Beach Exit (Holly Hill Motel on right). At end of ramp, turn left onto Laurel Ave., cross NJ 36 and continue 1/4 mile. Turn right onto Tenth St. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Brewery is on right.


Northbound, Keansburg/Palmer Ave./Main St. Exit (Keansburg). After passing Guttenplan's Frozen Dough on right, take next exit (sign on right for Keansburg Amusement Park). Follow signs for Palmer Ave./Main St. At T intersection, turn right onto Main St. and continue 1/2 mile to second light. Turn left onto Church St. and continue to first light. Brewery is on opposite left corner.
Southbound, Laurel Ave./Keansburg Beach Exit (Hazlet). At end of ramp, turn left onto Laurel Ave., cross NJ 36 and continue 1/4 mile. Turn right onto Tenth St. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Brewery is on right.

ICARUS BREWING CO., 1790 Swarthmore Ave., Lakewood       Website

Brewery offers tastings and tours during business hours.


Northbound, Exit 89A-B, Southbound, Exit 89C-B-A. If Northbound, on ramp, follow signs for Exit 89B/Co. Rt. 528/Lakewood. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 528 West and continue to first light. If Southbound, on ramp, follow signs for Exit 89C/Co. Rt. 528/Lakewood. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 528. Both, continue on Co. Rt. 528 West 1 mile to fourth light. Turn right (sign on right for Ocean County Park) onto Co. Rt. 623 North/New Hampshire Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to second light. Turn right onto Swarthmore Ave., then take first right onto Kenyon Ave. and continue to brewery on left.


Northbound, NJ 70 East/Point Pleasant Exit (Toms River). Merge onto NJ 70 East and continue 1 mile to New Hampshire Ave. exit, just before second light. At end of ramp, turn left onto New Hampshire Ave., cross NJ 70 and continue 2 1/2 miles to traffic light at Swarthmore Ave. (second light after passing The Avenue Shoppes Mall on left). Turn right onto Swarthmore Ave., then take first right onto Kenyon Ave. and continue to brewery on left.
Southbound, NJ 88/Main St. (Lakewood). At traffic light (The Residence complex on right), turn left onto NJ 88 East/Main St. and continue to first light. Turn right onto Clifton Ave. and continue 2 miles (name changes to Cedar Bridge Rd.) to traffic light at New Hampshire Ave. (first light after passing Lakewood water tower on left). Turn left onto New Hampshire Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to second light. Turn right onto Swarthmore Ave., then take first right onto Kenyon Ave. and continue to brewery on left.


Eastbound, New Hampshire Ave. Exit (Lakewood). After passing Briar Park at Lakewood on right, take next exit. At end of ramp, turn left onto New Hampshire Ave., cross NJ 70 and continue 2 1/2 miles to traffic light at Swarthmore Ave. (second light after passing The Avenue Shoppes Mall on left). Turn right onto Swarthmore Ave., then take first right onto Kenyon Ave. and continue to brewery on left.
Westbound, Co. Rt. 528/Cedar Bridge Ave./Mantoloking/Lakewood Exit (Brick). After passing Kohl's on right, take next exit. At end of ramp, turn right onto Co. Rt. 528 West/Cedar Bridge Ave. and continue 2 miles to traffic light at Oberlin Ave. (after passing Blinds to Go on left). Turn right onto Oberlin Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to end. Turn left onto Swarthmore Ave. and continue 1/4 mile. Take first left onto Kenyon Ave. and continue to brewery on left.


Eastbound, Clifton Ave. (Lakewood). At first light on NJ 88, turn right onto Clifton Ave. and continue 2 miles (name changes to Cedar Bridge Rd.) to traffic light at New Hampshire Ave. (first light after passing Lakewood water tower on left). Turn left onto New Hampshire Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to second light. Turn right onto Swarthmore Ave., then take first right onto Kenyon Ave. and continue to brewery on left.
Westbound, New Hampshire Ave. (Lakewood). At traffic light (Pine Belt Chevrolet on left), turn left onto New Hampshire Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left onto Swarthmore Ave., then take first right onto Kenyon Ave. and continue to brewery on left.

JUGHANDLE BREWING CO., 4043 Route 33, Tinton Falls       Website

Craft seven-barrel brewery offers self-guided tours and tasting of the brewery's products.


Northbound, Exit 100C. Merge onto NJ 66 West and continue 1/2 mile. Merge onto NJ 33 West (NJ 66 ends), pass Motel 6 on right, then take next driveway (Jughandle sign on right) and proceed to brewery on right.
Southbound, Exit 100B. Merge onto NJ 33 West, pass Motel 6 on right, then take next driveway (Jughandle sign on right) and proceed to brewery on right.


Eastbound, on right, in Tinton Falls, after passing Garden State Parkway interchange, next to Motel 6
Westbound, Garden State Parkway North Exit (Tinton Falls). Merge onto Garden State Parkway North and keep right. Continue 1/2 mile to Exit 100C. Merge onto NJ 66 West and continue 1/2 mile. Merge onto NJ 33 West (NJ 66 ends), pass Motel 6 on right, then take next driveway (Jughandle sign on right) and proceed to brewery on right.

KANE BREWING CO., 1750 Bloomsbury Ave., Ocean       Website

Craft brewery specializing in American-style and Belgian-influenced ales offers tours and beer tastings during business hours.


Northbound, Exit 100B. Merge onto NJ 66 East and continue 3 1/4 miles to junction with NJ 35. Merge onto NJ 35 South and, when lane separation ends, get into the left lane. Take the first exit left for NJ 35 North/Asbury Park. Merge onto NJ 35 North and continue 1 mile to second light. Continue through light, then take first right (sign for N. Seaview Square Dr./Fairmont Ave.) onto Fairmont Ave. and continue 1 block. Turn right onto Allen Ave. and continue to end. Turn right onto Sunset Ave., cross NJ 35 and continue to second left. Turn left onto Bloomsbury Ave. and continue to brewery on right.
Southbound, Exit 105. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 18/Tinton Falls. At end of ramp, turn left onto Wayside Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to NJ 18 South Exit. Merge onto NJ 18 South and continue 2 1/2 miles to Exit 12A. Merge onto W. Park Ave. and continue 1 mile to third light. Turn right onto NJ 35 South and continue 2 miles to N. Seaview Sq./Sunset Ave./Asbury Park Exit (after passing Ocean Plaza on right). Turn right onto Sunset Ave., then take second left onto Bloomsbury Ave. and continue to brewery on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 10A. Merge onto NJ 66 East and continue 3/4 mile to junction with NJ 35. Merge onto NJ 35 South and get into left lane after traffic separation ends. Follow lane to left (sign for NJ 35 North) and make U-turn to merge onto NJ 35 North. Continue 3/4 mile on NJ 35 North to second light (Sunset Ave.). Continue through light, then take first right (sign for N. Seaview Square Dr./Fairmont Ave.) onto Fairmont Ave. and continue 1 block. Turn right onto Allen Ave. and continue to end. Turn right onto Sunset Ave., cross NJ 35 and continue to second left. Turn left onto Bloomsbury Ave. and continue to brewery on right.


Northbound, N. Seaview Sq. Dr./Fairmont Ave. Exit (Ocean Township). Continue through light at Sunset Ave. Take next right, following sign for N. Seaview Sq. Dr./Fairmont Ave. Take first right onto Allen Ave. and continue to stop sign. Turn right onto Sunset Ave., cross NJ 35 and continue past Seaview Square entrance on left. Take next left onto Bloomsbury Ave. and continue to brewery on right.
Southbound, N. Seaview Sq. Dr./Sunset Ave./Asbury Park Exit (Ocean Township). After passing Ocean Plaza on right, take exit ramp at next light. At end of ramp, turn right onto Sunset Ave. and continue 1/4 mile past Seaview Square entrance. Take next left onto Bloomsbury Ave. and continue to brewery on right.

LAST WAVE BREWING CO., 601 Bay Ave., Point Pleasant Beach       Website


Northbound, Atlantic Ave. (Point Pleasant Beach). At first traffic light after passing Point Pleasant Beach water tower on right, turn left onto Atlantic Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to stop sign. Turn right onto Bay Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to brewery on left, at Laurel Ave.
Southbound, Arnold Ave. (Point Pleasant Beach). At traffic light (first light after passing Frankie's Bar and Grill on left), turn right onto Co. Rt. 633 West/Arnold Ave. Take first left onto Bay Ave. and continue to brewery on right, at Laurel Ave.


Eastbound, NJ 35 (Point Pleasant Beach). Follow signs for NJ 35 North/Pt. Pleasant Beach. Merge onto NJ 35 North and continue 1/2 mile to second light. Turn left onto Atlantic Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to stop sign. Turn right onto Bay Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to brewery on left, at Laurel Ave.

LAURITA WINERY, 85 Archertown Rd., New Egypt       Website

Central New Jersey winery maintains a sustainable environment while producing wines of several varieties. The winery's wares may be sampled in the tasting room during business hours and tours of the winery may be taken.

 
Northbound, Exit 7. On ramp, follow signs for US 206 North/Trenton. Merge onto US 206 North and continue 1 1/4 miles to fourth light. Turn right (sign on right for Co. Rt. 528/Bordentown/Chesterfield/New Egypt) onto Co. Rt. 528 East/Crosswicks Rd. and continue 2 1/2 miles to traffic circle. Take second exit off circle and continue 2 3/4 miles on Co. Rt. 528 East. Turn right (sign for Co. Rt. 528 East on right) to stay on Co. Rt. 528 East/Chesterfield-Jacobstown Rd. and continue 5 3/4 miles through Jacobstown to second light, in New Egypt. Bear left, following Co. Rt. 528 East, onto Main St. Take second right onto Brindletown Rd., then first left onto Front St. and continue 1 1/2 miles (name changes to Magnolia Ave., then Archertown Rd.) to winery on left.
Southbound, Exit 7A. On ramp, keep right, following signs for I-195 East/Shore Points. Merge onto I-195 East and continue 2 miles to Exit 8. At end of ramp, turn right (sign for Allentown) onto Co. Rt. 539 South. Take first left (sign on right for Co. Rt. 526 East/Co. Rt. 539 South/Cream Ridge) onto Allentown Bypass and continue 1/2 mile to stop sign. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 526 East/Allentown Lakewood Rd. and continue 2 miles to first light. Turn right onto Sharon Station Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles. At junction with Co. Rt. 539, continue straight on Co. Rt. 539 South/Forked River Rd. 5 1/2 miles to second light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 528 West/Lakewood Rd. and continue 3/4 mile. Turn left onto Fischer Rd. (sign on left for winery) and continue 1 mile to end. Turn right (sign for winery opposite) onto Colliers Mill Rd. and continue 3/4 mile (name changes to Archertown Rd.) to winery on right.


Eastbound, Exit 8. At end of ramp, turn right (sign for Allentown) onto Co. Rt. 539 South. Take first left (sign on right for Co. Rt. 526 East/Co. Rt. 539 South/Cream Ridge) onto Allentown Bypass and continue 1/2 mile to stop sign. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 526 East/Allentown Lakewood Rd. and continue 2 miles to first light. Turn right onto Sharon Station Rd. and continue 1 1/2 miles. At junction with Co. Rt. 539, continue straight on Co. Rt. 539 South/Forked River Rd. 5 1/2 miles to second light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 528 West/Lakewood Rd. and continue 3/4 mile. Turn left onto Fischer Rd. (sign on left for winery) and continue 1 mile to end. Turn right (sign for winery opposite) onto Colliers Mill Rd. and continue 3/4 mile (name changes to Archertown Rd.) to winery on right.
Westbound, Exit 16. At end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 537 West/Monmouth Rd. and continue 6 miles to fourth light (first light after passing Cream Ridge Storage on right). Turn left onto Co. Rt. 539 South/Pinehurst Rd. and continue 2 miles to first light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 528 West/Lakewood Rd. and continue 3/4 mile. Turn left onto Fischer Rd. (sign on left for winery) and continue 1 mile to end. Turn right (sign for winery opposite) onto Colliers Mill Rd. and continue 3/4 mile (name changes to Archertown Rd.) to winery on right.


Northbound, Exit 52A. Merge onto Florence Rd. and continue to first traffic light. Continue straight on Co. Rt. 543 East/Columbus Rd. 6 1/2 miles through Columbus to end (when Co. Rt. 543 turns left, continue straight on Mt. Pleasant Rd.). Turn right onto Wrightstown-Georgetown Rd. and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Co. Rt. 537 East/Monmouth Rd. and continue 3 3/4 miles to third light. Bear right onto Co. 528 East/Jacksonville-New Egypt Rd. and continue 1 3/4 miles to traffic light in New Egypt. Bear left, following Co. Rt. 528 East, onto Main St. Take second right onto Brindletown Rd., then first left onto Front St. and continue 1 1/2 miles (name changes to Magnolia Ave., then Archertown Rd.) to winery on left.
Southbound, Exit 57A. Merge onto US 130 North and continue 1 mile to third light. Turn right (sign for Co. Rt. 528/Bordentown/Crosswicks/New Egypt) onto Co. Rt. 528 East/Crosswicks Rd. and continue 2 1/2 miles to traffic circle. Take second exit off circle and continue 2 3/4 miles on Co. 528 East. Turn right (sign for Co. Rt. 528 East on right) to stay on Co. Rt. 528 East/Chesterfield-Jacobstown Rd. and continue 5 3/4 miles through Jacobstown to second light, in New Egypt. Bear left, following Co. Rt. 528 East, onto Main St. Take second right onto Brindletown Rd., then first left onto Front St. and continue 1 1/2 miles (name changes to Magnolia Ave., then Archertown Rd.) to winery on left.

LITTLE DOG BREWING CO., 141 Steiner Ave., Neptune City       Website

Four-barrel brewery offers tours during business hours.


Northbound, Exit 8, Southbound, Exit 8A. If Northbound, at end of ramp, turn left onto NJ 33 East, if Southbound, merge onto NJ 33 East and continue to first light. Both, continue on NJ 33 East 1/4 mile to first light. Turn right onto Sixth Ave. and continue 1 1/4 miles to second light. Turn right onto Atkins Ave. and continue 1 1/2 blocks (name changes to Steiner Ave.) to brewery on right.


Eastbound, Sixth Ave. (Neptune City). At traffic light (Neptune City Medical Arts Bldg. on right), turn right (sign on right for Bradley Beach) onto Sixth Ave. and continue 1 1/4 miles to second light. Turn right onto Atkins Ave. and continue 1 1/2 blocks to brewery on right.


Northbound, Steiner Ave. (Neptune City). After crossing Shark River Bridge, continue to first light (DV Auto Repair on left). Turn right onto Steiner Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to brewery on left, between Fourth and Fifth Aves.
Southbound, Sixth Ave. (Neptune Township). At traffic light (Krenkels Deli on opposite left corner), turn left onto Sixth Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to second light. Turn right onto Atkins Ave. and continue 1 1/2 blocks (name changes to Steiner Ave.) to brewery on right.


Northbound and Southbound, Fourth Ave. (Neptune City). If Northbound (Luna Verde restaurant on opposite right corner), turn left, if Southbound (Luna Verde restaurant on left), turn right, onto Fourth Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to second stop sign. Turn right onto Steiner Ave. and continue 1/2 block to brewery on left.

LONG BRANCH DISTILLERY, 199 Westwood Ave., Long Branch       Website

Distillery produces rum, vodka, bourbon, gin and liqueurs. Tastings and tours available during business hours.


Northbound (use local lanes) and Southbound, Exit 105. If Northbound, follow signs for NJ 36 North/Eatontown/Long Branch. At traffic light at end of ramp, continue straight on NJ 36. If Southbound, at traffic light at end of ramp, continue straight and merge onto NJ 36 East. Both, continue on NJ 36 East 3 1/4 miles to traffic light at Co. Rt. 537/Broadway (first light after passing Shore Regional High School). Turn right onto Co. Rt. 537 East/Broadway and continue 1 mile to fourth light (small sign on right for Bath Ave./Norwood Ave.). Turn right onto Bath Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Westwood Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to distillery on right, just past first light, in Westwood Station.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 13B. Merge onto NJ 36 East and continue 3 miles to traffic light at Co. Rt. 537/Broadway (first light after passing Shore Regional High School). Turn right onto Co. Rt. 537 East/Broadway and continue 1 mile to fourth light (small sign on right for Bath Ave./Norwood Ave.). Turn right onto Bath Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Westwood Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to distillery on right, just past first light, in Westwood Station.


Northbound and Southbound, NJ 36 (Eatontown). If Northbound, take NJ 36 East/Long Branch exit, if Southbound, at traffic light, turn left onto NJ 36 East. Both, continue on NJ 36 East 1 3/4 miles to traffic light at Co. Rt. 537/Broadway (first light after passing Shore Regional High School). Turn right onto Co. Rt. 537 East/Broadway and continue 1 mile to fourth light (small sign on right for Bath Ave./Norwood Ave.). Turn right onto Bath Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Westwood Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to distillery on right, just past first light, in Westwood Station.


Eastbound, Co. Rt. 537/Broadway (West Long Branch). After passing Shore Regional High School, continue to next light. Turn right onto Co. Rt. 537 East/Broadway and continue 1 mile to fourth light (small sign on right for Bath Ave./Norwood Ave.). Turn right onto Bath Ave. and continue 3/4 mile to first light. Turn left onto Westwood Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to distillery on right, just past first light, in Westwood Station.
Southbound, Ocean Blvd. (Long Branch). At traffic light (Ocean Pointe complex on right), continue straight (NJ 36 turns right) on Ocean Blvd. 1/2 mile to third light (Ocean Place Resort on opposite left corner). Turn right onto S. Broadway and continue 1/2 mile to second light. Turn left onto Third Ave. and continue 1/4 mile. After passing first light (Chelsea Ave.), take next right onto Westwood Ave. and continue 1/4 mile to distillery on left, in Westwood Station.

RED TANK BREWING CO., 77 Monmouth St., Red Bank       Website

Family-owned brewery offers tours and live music.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 109. If Northbound, on ramp, keep right, following signs for Co. Rt. 520 East. Merge onto Co. Rt. 520 East/Newman Springs Rd. If Southbound, at end of ramp, turn left onto Co. Rt. 520 East and continue to second light. Both, continue on Co. Rt. 520 East 1 1/2 miles to traffic light at NJ 35/Broad St. (Auto Exotica dealership on left). Turn left onto NJ 35 North, get into left lane and continue to first light. Turn left to stay on NJ 35 North and continue 3/4 mile to second light. Turn right onto Monmouth St. and continue 1/2 block to brewery on right. For parking, park in street or continue 1/2 block to public parking lot on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Monmouth St. (Red Bank). At traffic light, if Northbound (Red Bank Sleep Shoppe on right), turn right, if Southbound (1 block after turning onto Maple Ave. Sign on right for Parking), turn left, onto Monmouth St. and continue 1/2 block to brewery on right. For parking, park in street or continue 1/2 block to public parking lot on left.

ROSS BREWING CO., 909 Main St., Port Monmouth       Website

Brewery offers tastings during regular hours.


Northbound, Exit 114. Use local lanes. At end of ramp, turn right onto Red Hill Rd. and keep left through traffic light. Continue straight on Van Schoick Rd. 1 mile to next light. Cross Holland Rd. and continue on S. Laurel Ave. 2 1/4 miles to traffic light at Middle Rd. (first light after crossing NJ 35). Turn right onto Middle Rd. and continue 3 1/4 miles (name changes to Main St.) to end. Turn right onto Port Monmouth Rd. and continue 3/4 mile. Turn right (sign on opposite right corner for Belford Seafood Cooperative) onto Main St. Brewery is on left.
Southbound, Exit 117. After paying toll, keep left on ramp, following signs for NJ 36 South/Keyport/Keansburg/Sandy Hook. Merge onto NJ 36 South and continue 5 3/4 miles to traffic light at Main St. in Port Monmouth (first light after passing B & W Auto Body on right). Continue through light and take jughandle (sign for Port Monmouth). Turn right onto Main St., cross NJ 36 and continue 1 1/4 miles to end. Turn right onto Port Monmouth Rd. and continue 3/4 mile. Turn right (sign on opposite right corner for Belford Seafood Cooperative) onto Main St. Brewery is on left.


Northbound, Middletown/New Monmouth Exit (Middletown). After passing Circus Wines on right, continue 1/4 mile, then take exit. Keep right on ramp and follow signs for Middletown/New Monmouth. Continue on Tindall Rd. 1 1/4 miles to first light, in New Monmouth. Turn right onto Leonardville Rd. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left onto Main St. and continue 1 mile. Turn left (sign on right for Belford Seafood Cooperative) onto Broadway and continue 3/4 mile (name changes to Church St.) to end. Turn right onto Port Monmouth Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Take first right onto Main St. Brewery is on left.
Southbound, NJ 36 South/Keyport/Keansburg/Sandy Hook Exit (Keyport). Take left exit onto NJ 36 South and continue 5 1/2 miles to traffic light at Main St. in Port Monmouth (after passing B & W Auto Body on right). Continue through light and take jughandle (sign for Port Monmouth). Turn right onto Main St., cross NJ 36 and continue 1 1/4 miles to end. Turn right onto Port Monmouth Rd. and continue 3/4 mile. Turn right (sign on opposite right corner for Belford Seafood Cooperative) onto Main St. Brewery is on left.


Northbound, Belford/NYC Ferry Exit (Middletown). After passing Belford Post Office on right, continue through traffic light and take next exit (Kings Arms 2 Diner on right). At end of ramp, turn right onto Main St. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left (sign on right for Belford Seafood Cooperative) onto Broadway and continue 3/4 mile (name changes to Church St.) to end. Turn right onto Port Monmouth Rd. and continue 1/4 mile. Take first right onto Main St. Brewery is on left.
Southbound, Main St./Port Monmouth Exit (Middletown). After passing B & W Auto Body on right, continue through light and take jughandle (sign for Port Monmouth). At end of ramp, turn right onto Main St., cross NJ 36 and continue 1 1/4 miles to end. Turn right onto Port Monmouth Rd. and continue 3/4 mile. Turn right (sign on opposite right corner for Belford Seafood Cooperative) onto Main St. Brewery is on left.

SEVEN SONS BREWING CO., 2224 Route 9, Howell       Website


Eastbound and Westbound, Exit 28A. Merge onto US 9 North and continue 1 3/4 miles to fourth light, at West Farms Rd. Continue through light, then take West Farms Rd. West jughandle and merge onto West Farms Rd. Get into left-turn lane. At light, turn left onto US 9 South and continue 1/4 mile to brewery on right, in Ideal Plaza.


Northbound, West Farms Rd. West Exit (Howell). After passing Regal Plaza on right, continue to next light. Continue through light, then take West Farms Rd. West jughandle and merge onto West Farms Rd. Get into left-turn lane. At light, turn left onto US 9 South and continue 1/4 mile to brewery on right, in Ideal Plaza.
Southbound, in Howell, on right, in Ideal Plaza, 1/4 mile after passing traffic light at West Farms Rd.


Eastbound, US 9 South/NJ 79/Lakewood Exit (Freehold), Westbound, US 9 South/Lakewood Exit (Freehold). Merge onto US 9 South and continue 4 1/2 miles to facility on right, in Ideal Plaza, 1/4 mile after passing traffic light at West Farms Rd.

TWIN LIGHTS BREWING CO., 4057 Asbury Ave., Tinton Falls       Website

Brewery offers tastings during business hours.


Northbound, Exit 100B. Merge onto NJ 66 East and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left onto Jumping Brook Rd. and continue 1 mile (becomes Green Grove Rd.) to first light. Cross Asbury Ave., then take first left into Tinton Falls Centre and proceed to brewery.
Southbound, Exit 102. At end of ramp, turn right onto Asbury Ave. and continue 1/2 mile. Turn left into Tinton Falls Centre and continue to brewery on left.


Northbound and Southbound, Exit 10B. Merge onto NJ 66 West and continue 1/4 mile. Approaching second light, get into right lane (sign for Asbury Ave.). When NJ 66 curves left, continue straight on Asbury Ave. 1 1/4 miles through 2 lights. After passing second light (Green Grove Rd.), turn right into Tinton Falls Centre and continue to brewery on left.


Eastbound, NJ 66 East/Asbury Park Exit (Tinton Falls). Follow NJ 66 East 1 mile to second light (Jumping Brook Office Park on right). Turn left onto Jumping Brook Rd. and continue 1 1/4 miles (name changes to Green Grove Rd.). After passing traffic light at Asbury Ave., continue to Tinton Falls Centre entrance on left. Enter shopping mall and proceed to brewery on right.
Westbound, Green Grove Rd. (Neptune Township). At traffic light (1/2 mile past NJ 18 interchange), turn right onto Green Grove Rd. and continue 2 miles to T intersection. Turn right to stay on Green Grove Rd. and continue 1/4 mile through light at Asbury Ave. After passing light, take next left into Tinton Falls Centre and continue to brewery on right.

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JENKINSON'S AQUARIUM, 300 Ocean Ave., Point Pleasant Beach       Website

Marine life and bird exhibits.


Northbound, Exit 89A. Keep right on service road, following signs for NJ 70/Brick/Pt. Pleasant. At end of ramp, turn left onto NJ 70 East and continue 2 miles. After crossing Metedeconk River, turn right onto NJ 88 East and continue 4 1/2 miles to end. Following signs for NJ 35 North/Point Pleasant Beach, merge onto NJ 35 North and continue to first light. Turn right onto Washington Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to traffic light at Ocean Ave. Turn left onto Ocean Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to aquarium on right at Parkway.
Southbound, Exit 98. On ramp, follow signs for NJ 34 South/Point Pleasant. Merge onto NJ 34 South and continue 4 miles to junction with NJ 35 and NJ 70. Continue straight on NJ 35 South 2 1/4 miles across Manasquan River into Point Pleasant Beach. At first light after crossing bridge, turn left onto Arnold Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to traffic light at Ocean Ave. Turn left onto Ocean Ave. and continue 2 blocks to aquarium on right at Parkway.


Northbound and Southbound, Arnold Ave. (Point Pleasant Beach). At traffic light, if Northbound (Point Beach Diner on left), turn right, if Southbound (first light after passing Frankie's Bar and Grill on left), turn left onto Co. Rt. 633 East/Arnold Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to traffic light at Ocean Ave. Turn left onto Ocean Ave. and continue 2 blocks to parking lot on right.


Eastbound, NJ 35 (Point Pleasant Beach). Follow signs for NJ 35 North/Pt. Pleasant Beach. Merge onto NJ 35 North and continue 3/4 mile to third light. Turn right onto Arnold Ave. and continue 1/2 mile to first light. Turn left onto Ocean Ave. and continue two blocks to parking lot on right.
Westbound, use NJ 35.