Long Branch, New Jersey, United States

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Long Branch, New Jersey, United States

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Beach life is blissful in Long Branch

One of the Jersey Shore’s biggest and best-loved resort towns, Long Branch has been welcoming happy vacationers in their droves since the 19th century. The main draw is its alluring expanse of golden sand, which is big enough to ensure that you’ll find a scenic spot all to yourself, even during the busy summer months. Its bustling boardwalk is lined with lively bars and welcoming restaurants serving tempting cuisine from every corner of the globe. Find yourself the perfect Long Branch vacation rental, and explore the array of attractions you’ll find on your doorstep, from the idyllic natural splendor of Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park to the chic boutiques of Pier Village.

Surf and shop to your heart’s content in Long Branch

Long Branch’s clean waters and crashing waves make it a hot spot for aquatic activities of all flavors, from adrenalin-pumping surfing and jet-skiing, to leisurely boat tours and fishing expeditions. If you need a break from the sun, or simply fancy a spot of self-indulgence, Pier Village is a luxurious oceanfront complex where you’ll find hip independent fashion stores, cozy cafés, gourmet restaurants, and a tranquil day spa. When it comes to evening entertainment, you’re similarly spoiled for choice, with laid-back beach bars, elegant cocktail lounges, and pulsing nightclubs all jostling for your attention.

Family fun with a sea view in Long Branch

Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park is an impeccably maintained country park, particularly popular with families. Here, you’ll find everything you need for a hassle-free, fun-packed day out, from snack bars and sheltered eating areas, to a colorful kids’ playground and skate park. If you’re visiting outside of the peak summer season, it’s an idyllic spot for a leisurely stroll. For those in search of a culture fix, the Church of the Presidents is an eye-catching Carpenter Gothic style chapel where 7 visiting US presidents have worshipped, which today functions as a fascinating museum of local history.

Sun-filled summers and crisp falls

June to August is by far the most popular time to visit Long Branch. At this time of year you can expect late sunsets and plenty of sunshine, which the town makes the most of with an abundance of open-air concerts, film screenings, and festivals, all of which can be enjoyed moments from your Long Branch vacation rental. If you visit in early fall, you can also expect pleasantly warm weather, while enjoying the natural spectacle of the changing foliage. Whenever you visit, it’s a good idea to pack an umbrella, as light rainfall is possible at any time of year.

Natural sights aplenty near Long Branch

Long Branch endures as a popular vacation spot thanks to its irresistible combination of natural seaside splendor and gleaming urban amenities. But New Jersey’s coastline stretches for over 130 miles, and within easy driving distance of the town you’ll find rugged barrier islands, secluded sandy bays, quaint fishing villages, and remote lighthouses. The surrounding blue seas are inhabited by majestic whales and graceful dolphins, while the nearby Navesink River is a picturesque spot for crabbing, fishing, and bird watching. Venture out from your Long Branch vacation rental and enjoy.