Things you can do in Long Branch, New Jersey

Long Branch, located in New Jersey, was crowned the “Summer Capital of America” in 1869. It is popular as a resort city in particular, and attracts people who want some quality time with their loved ones on perfectly clean and peaceful beaches.

We all know summer is not complete until a person packs their beach gear, visits a beach, and gets home after the vacation with a nice beach glow and fully relaxed. But too much beach can get a little boring, so to enjoy your summer thoroughly, you will need to have a long list of fun activities to do and other attractions to enjoy in Long Branch, New Jersey.

From Exclusive Taxi and Car Service, listed below are some of the most enjoyable places to go on and off the beach. Read on and get to know exactly what to pack for your vacation!

Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park

As the name suggests, this park is dedicated to and named after the seven presidents of America who have visited Long Branch at different times and occasions.

Along with its own beach, this park has really fun activities such as swimming, surfing, indoor games such as volleyball, and a whole playground for your kids. If you have a knack for skating or skateboarding then you have a park and skating rink for you too. Eating areas and snack bar are a bonus.

Much to your surprise, you also have a zoo to visit, with a diversity of beautiful and rare birds to see. being in a protected ecological habitat, this park provides a natural habitat for birds and plants.

Gateway National Recreation Area

This place provides several recreational activities that we almost never see in urban areas. You can enjoy swimming in the ocean, hiking, bird watching, and camping too.

Long Branch Beach and Boardwalk

Wide and comfortable boards provide a safe and memorable boardwalk experience in the cool sea breeze at night under the starry sky.

Pier Village

This community, designed as inspired by Victorian buildings, provides for several purposes including a residence for people who want to live with an ocean view. There are parking spaces, garages, a gym, boutique shops, lounges, restaurants, salons, and a large public grassy area as well. The Wine Loft is there to satisfy your drinking needs and in addition to this, the boardwalk is another attraction you might want to try out.

And the ocean-side “Thursdays by the Sea” is a live concert that happens throughout the summer and is absolutely free to watch.


In the nearby town of Red Bank, a number of theatres like “Two River Theatre” and “Count Basie Theatre” provides you with classics, revived masterpieces and much more. 


If you enjoy eating, are looking to widen your taste palate and are open to trying out various cuisines, then you are going to have the time of your life here in this city.

Amy’s Omelet House serves more than 200 varieties of omelets.

For your sweet tooth, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory can give you some yummy finger licking treats. Viva Bigotes is good for Mexican food, and Trama’s Trattoria is known to have the best Italian food in the city.

You can explore many other restaurants and bars as well. 

Apart from the above-mentioned attractions, Long Branch has much more to offer you, including a museum, beach bands, and children’s theatre, and Exclusive Taxi and Car Service will be happy to take you there.

Just order a taxi or rent a car from Exclusive Taxi and Car Service, and you can be on your way for an adventure in Long Branch, New Jersey.