Plan Your Visit

Asbury Park

Travel

Asbury Park is the music capital of the Jersey Shore. Travel to Asbury Park is easy, whether you’re taking public transportation or driving there yourself. Enjoy the North2Shore Festival in Asbury Park!

Driving Directions

  • New Jersey Turnpike to exit 11 for Garden State Parkway South 
  • Garden State Parkway South to exit 105 to Route 18 
  • Stay to the right for Route 18 
  • Left on Wayside Road 
  • Take the 2nd right to Route 18 South 
  • Take exit 10A to 66 East 
  • At the Route 66- Route 35 circle, take the exit for Asbury Avenue 
  • Continue on Asbury Ave straight to the beach 
  • From there you can find the venues, restaurants, and hotels 
  • Garden State Parkway to exit 100B to 66 East 
  • At the Route 66- Route 35 circle, take the exit for Asbury Avenue 
  • Continue on Asbury Ave straight to the beach 
  • From there you can find the venues, restaurants, and hotels 
  • Take the Ben Franklin Bridge to 676/76/30 
  • Follow signs to 95 North 
  • Take exit 7A to 195 East 
  • Continue onto 138 East 
  • Take the exit for 18 North 
  • Take exit 10A to 66 East 
  • At the Route 66- Route 35 circle, take the exit for Asbury Avenue 
  • Continue on Asbury Ave straight to the beach. 
  • From there you can find the venues, restaurants, and hotels.  

Public Transportation

Take the NJ Transit North Jersey Coast Line to Asbury Park. You’ll be at the Asbury Park Transporation Center. From there you can rent a scooter, get a cab, or walk to the restaurants, venues, and famed Asbury Park Boardwalk.

Several bus lines run through and to the Asbury Park Transporation Center. For specific bus lines, stations, and departure times, please visit the NJ Transit website. 

Eat

Check back for exclusive North2Shore discounts from local restaurants and featured listings!

Asbury Lanes

209 4th Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

 

Crust & Crumble

Shoppes at The Arcade, 633 Lake Ave., Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Promo: 10% off your meal – Show your North2Shore ticket, June 16-18

 

Kim Marie’s Eat n Drink Away

1411 Kingsley St, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

Sean Tobin – Thursday Night, 6/15

Don’t forget to check out their weekly specials.

 

McCloone’s Supper Club

1200 Ocean Ave N, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

 

Robinson’s Ale House

1200 Ocean Ave N, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

 

Seahorse

1300 Ocean Ave N, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

Happy Hour Mon-Fri 3-6pm

 

The Wonder Bar

1213 Ocean Ave N, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

Stay

Heading to Asbury Park for North2Shore? Why not stay the whole weekend?! There’s got plenty to do and great places to stay.

Asbury Park has a few of the best hotels in Monmouth County, offering great rooms, relaxation, and fun! Go swimming at their stunning pools, grab a drink at the bar, or sleep in before you hit up one of the venues! Check back for exclusive N2S discounts

The Asbury Hotel

210 Fifth Ave, Asbury Park, NJ
Get 10% off your room for June 11th – June 18th bookings
Promo Code: North2Shore

 

The Asbury Ocean Club

1101 Ocean Ave N
Asbury Park 

 

The Berkeley Hotel

1401 Ocean Ave
Asbury Park 

 

The Empress Hotel

101 Asbury Ave
Asbury Park 

 

The St Laurent Hotel

408 7th Ave, Asbury Park
15% off our guest rooms June 14-18 for North to Shore using code NORTH2SHORE
Available for stays of 2 nights or more.
Book a room: thestlaurent.com/stay

If you’re looking to stay in one of the towns nearby, here are a few local gems!  

 

The Shawmont Hotel 

17 Ocean Ave North
Ocean Grove 

 

The Majestic 

19 Main Ave
Ocean Grove 

 

The Ocean Plaza Hotel 

18 Ocean Pathway
Ocean Grove 

 

The Carriage House Bed and Breakfast 

17 Embury Ave
Ocean Grove 

Play

The music capital of the Jersey Shore is known for its music. But there are plenty of other ways to play in Asbury Park! Learn about where you can play miniature golf, jump around in a kid’s water park right on the boardwalk, bowl a few lanes, or work on your tan on the beach.

The Asbury Park beaches are guarded by some of the best lifeguards in the nation. While it costs a daily fee to go to the beach, that fee helps pay for the lifeguards, beach cleanup, and ongoing shore restoration. Learn more about beach badges from the City of Asbury Park website.  

From pinball and bowling to miniature golf and surfing lessons, you can always find something fun to do in Asbury Park.  

 

Silverball Retro Arcade 

1000 Ocean Ave N
Asbury Park 

 

Asbury Eighteen Mini Golf 

1050 Ocean Ave N
Asbury Park 

 

Asbury Park Splash Park 

950 Ocean Ave
Asbury Park 

 

Summertime Surf  

Deal Lake Drive & Ocean Ave
Asbury Park 

 

Asbury Lanes 

209 4th Ave
Asbury Park 

 

Asbury Park Pedal Boats 

Lake Avenue & Heck Street
Asbury Park 

Explore

Asbury Park “shore” has some rad attractions: history, shopping, art, and more! Make sure to stop by these spots while you’re in town for North2Shore.

Asbury Park’s history dates back to the late 1800’s. Learn about the Victorian homes, the historic music scene, and more in this iconic shore town. 

 

Asbury Park Historical Society and Stephen Crane House 

508 4th Ave
Asbury Park 

 

The Paranormal Museum 

621 Cookman Ave
Asbury Park 

 

The Historic Turf Club 

1200 Springwood Ave Asbury Park 

 

The Asbury Park Museum 

*Coming Soon*

 

With one-of-a-kind boutiques and shoppes, the stores in Asbury Park are not to be missed. 

 

Rebel Supply Company 

550 Cookman Ave
Asbury Park 

 

Interwoven 

722 Cookman Ave
Asbury Park 

 

Foolish Ginger 

608 Cookman Ave
Asbury Park 

 

Asbury Galleria 

Convention Hall
1300 Ocean Ave North
Asbury Park 

 

Asbury Park Funhouse 

704 Cookman Ave
Asbury Park 

Convention Hall
1300 Ocean Ave 
Asbury Park 

 

The Shoppes at the Arcade 

658 Cookman Ave
Asbury Park 

 

Antique Emporium 

646 Cookman Ave
Asbury Park 

 

Carla Gizzi 

1301A Memorial Dr
Asbury Park 

Convention Hall
1300 Ocean Ave
Asbury Park 

 

Wanderlust 

Convention Hall
1300 Ocean Ave
Asbury Park 

 

Coastal Habitat for Humanity Restore 

1105 Memorial Dr
Asbury Park 

 

Patriae 

400 Main St
Asbury Park 

 

Heaven Art & Antiques 

721 Cookman Ave
Asbury Park 

The art scene is alive and well in Asbury Park. All around the city, you can see incredible art by up-and-coming artists.  

 

Wooden Walls Project 

700 Ocean Ave North
Asbury Park 

 

The Parlor Gallery 

717 Cookman Ave
Asbury Park 

 

Hot Sand Glass Blowing 

550 Cookman Ave
Asbury Park 

 

LaSalle Gallery 

619 Cookman Ave
Asbury Park 

 

Art 629 

631 Cookman Ave
Asbury Park 

 

Transparent Clinch: Danny Clinch Gallery 

210 Fifth Ave
Asbury Park  

 

Whitepoint 

550 Cookman Ave
Asbury Park 

 

Locals Art Space 

408 Main St
Asbury Park 

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