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History, entertainment, recreation and, of course, some of the best sea and sand you'll find anywhere make Monmouth County one of the most delightful places to visit on the East Coast. Your Jersey Shore experience begins with a shell-strewn finger of land pointing north toward New York Harbor. This is Sandy Hook part of the Gateway National Recreation Area. It's just the first in a series of beautiful shore spots in Monmouth County. Each is unique in its combination of natural and man-made allures.
The Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area offers miles of beaches and dune trails. Spectacular woodlands, excellent beaches, surf fishing, and over 300 species of birds are part of the seaside experience.
Built at the request of New York merchants wanting to protect their ships entering the harbor, the Sandy Hook Lighthouse was lighted for the first time on June 11, 1764. The octagonal tower was the fifth lighthouse in the colonies and remains the oldest operating lighthouse in the United States.
Long Branch was one of America's first seashore resorts. The area was the summer home for seven US Presidents.
Asbury Park was made famous by rock and roll superstar Bruce Springsteen. The boardwalk still host popular music acts.