Showing posts with label the REAL Jersey shore. Show all posts
Showing posts with label the REAL Jersey shore. Show all posts

WindMill and Max's -- A Hot Dog Rivalry in Long Branch

Sunday, November 16, 2014 / 6 comments
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WindMill Hot Dogs, Long Branch, New Jersey

In the fierce hot dog wars of the Jersey Shore, there are two famous rivals, both of them in Long Branch.

Yurts at Allaire State Park

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 / 12 comments


Yurts at Allaire State Park

Traditional yurts used by nomads in Asia are usually made with felt or wool. Yurts have been adapted for camping in the United States. 

Only four campgrounds in New Jersey have yurts. Allaire State Park is one of them. 

Sandy Hook Lighthouse 250th Birthday Celebration!

Friday, July 11, 2014 / Leave a Comment
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This year Sandy Hook Lighthouse is celebrating its 250th birthday!  That’s why the bunting is on. 

It also looks like the beloved lighthouse has gotten a new paint job since I last visited two years ago! 

Bahrs Landing Is Still Standing!

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 / 26 comments
Bahrs Landing restaurant, Highlands, New Jersey
Bahrs Landing restaurant, Highlands, New Jersey


Bahrs Landing is a legendary place in Highlands, New Jersey. 

It is 97 years old this year, and it amazing because it sustained considerable damage in October 2012 from Hurricane “Superstorm” Sandy, which destroyed many other businesses (including many restaurants) in the area. 

Mount Mitchell Scenic Overlook in Atlantic Highlands

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 / 23 comments
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The Mount Mitchell Scenic Overlook is located in the charming shore town of Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey. The little park is a jewel of the Monmouth County system.

Diners of New Jersey - Jersey Shore Edition

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 / 20 comments
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New Jersey is considered the diner capital of the world. There are hundreds of diners in the state, and they are an integral part of the New Jersey dining experience. Many are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

National Guard Militia Museum in Sea Girt

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 / 8 comments
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The National Guard Militia Museum in Sea Girt, New Jersey is a non-profit museum designed to preserve the military history of New Jersey. The little museum has many interesting exhibits to explain New Jersey’s important role in various military campaigns.

Sea Girt Lighthouse in Sea Girt, New Jersey

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 / 24 comments
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Sea Girt Lighthouse in pretty little Sea Girt, New Jersey is a sweet little lighthouse. It is different, because the little light tower is actually part of the house. Most lighthouses are separate structures from the keeper’s house.

Pine Creek Railroad at Allaire Park

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 / 14 comments
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The Pine Creek Railroad at historic Allaire Village in Farmingdale/Wall Township is one of the oldest continually operating narrow gauge steam preservation railway exhibits in the country. 

Allaire Village

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 / 18 comments
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In last week's post, I showed you the pretty little chapel at Allaire Village, the historic town in Monmouth County, New Jersey. Workers at the Howell Iron Works lived in this self-contained little village. 

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