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Asbury Park

4.3
Landmarks · Specialty Museums · Nightlife

Popular things to do in Asbury Park

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Landmark
Asbury Park Boardwalk
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
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Specialty Museum
Silverball Pinball Museum
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Spa
Kur Wellness Studios
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Beach
8th Ave Jetty
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
Asbury Park is a city in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States, located on the Jersey Shore and part of the New York City Metropolitan Area. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 16,116, reflecting a decline of 814 (−4.8%) from the 16,930 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 131 (+0.8%) from the 16,799 counted in the 1990 Census.It was ranked the sixth-best beach in New Jersey in the 2008 Top 10 Beaches Contest sponsored by the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium.Asbury Park was originally incorporated as a borough by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 26, 1874, from portions of Ocean Township. The borough was reincorporated on February 28, 1893. Asbury Park was incorporated as a city, its current type of government, as of March 25, 1897.HistoryEarly yearsA seaside community, Asbury Park is located on New Jersey's central coast. Developed in 1871 as a residential resort by New York brush manufacturer James A. Bradley, the city was named for Francis Asbury, the first American bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States. Whether you only want to go to Asbury Park, or have a whole adventure planned, Inspirock has you covered with our user-friendly United States journey planner.

Side trips from Asbury Park

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Pier / Boardwalk
Jenkinson's Boardwalk Point Pleasant Beach
4.1
Duration: 2 hours
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Educational Site
Princeton University Princeton
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Theme Park
Six Flags Great Adventure Jackson
3.4
Duration: 2 hours
Pier / Boardwalk
Point Pleasant Beach Point Pleasant Beach
3.2
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Asbury Park

Architectural Building
Paramount Theater and Convention Hall
3.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Art Gallery
Hot Sand
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes
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Water Park
Asbury Splash Park
3.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Historic Site
Stephen Crane House
4.1
Duration: 2 hours

Breweries & Distilleries in Asbury Park

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Brewery
Dark City Brewing Company
3.6
Duration: 1h 30 min

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