Monmouth County, located along the Jersey Shore, is just about one hour away from both New York City and Philadelphia and is easily accessible by boat, car, train, or bus. Fifty-three municipalities are located within the county, each with their own attractions and year-round events that are sure to draw back visitors year after year.
Visitors should take advantage of the Monmouth County Park System, which has achieved national accreditation status among park and recreation agencies. The park system includes 141 miles of trails and more than 30 park areas to explore, as well as numerous public golf courses spread throughout the area.
If dining, shopping or live music is what you’re looking for – Monmouth County has plenty of that, too! Work up an appetite as you shop in one of the downtowns. Then, head to one of the best restaurants in New Jersey where you are likely to find the produce on your plate has been grown locally. After dinner, take in a show and listen to local talent at one of the many indoor or outdoor music venues.
For arts and culture enthusiasts, check out the captivating art galleries and enjoy a live theater performance at one of the renowned theatres. For those interested in history, there are many historical sites to explore, including locations that played a role in the American Revolution.
To learn more visit www.tourism.visitmonmouth.com or search for “Monmouth County Tourism” on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Explore all Monmouth County has to offer during your stay and find out why it is “the place you want to be!”
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