What would you say is the biggest attraction of the Jersey Shore?

Duh....OUR BEACHES!

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There is nothing like a hot, summer day with sun, sand, surf.....and booze! LOL

But you and I both know that a day in the sand seldom comes for free.

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It may be the beginning of April but the time to start making beach badge purchases is NOW!

There are pre-season sales for Monmouth County beaches left and right and you will save MAD MONEY by purchasing your badges in advance.

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So without further ado, let's take a look at beach badge prices for our Monmouth County beaches.

Not a fan of Monmouth County beaches? No problem!

Here is our ultimate guide for Ocean County beach badge prices. See, I told you we got your back for all things Summer.

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Some towns have yet to release price information but once it becomes available, we will add it to this guide.

If anything looks inaccurate or I forgot a beach that should be on this list, shoot me an email at Nicole.Murray@townsquaremedia.com.

Let's get it...and DON'T FORGET THE SUNSCREEN...

Surfs Up! Your Monmouth County Beach Badge Guide For Summer 2022

The time to buy beach badges for Monmouth County locals is NOW! There are early bird specials all over the place. Here are all the beach badge prices that Monmouth County towns have released thus far:

Writing this article has me itching for Summer time.

Prepare yourselves because I know I am not the only one.

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Prepare to see Jersey girls drunk, tan and happy up and down the coast of the Garden State.

Summer on three....

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While we wait, check out the top beach towns across the entire country. Did Jersey make the list?

LOOK: See America's 50 Best Beach Towns

Every beach town has its share of pluses and minuses, which got us thinking about what makes a beach town the best one to live in. To find out, Stacker consulted data from WalletHub, released June 17, 2020, that compares U.S. beach towns. Ratings are based on six categories: affordability, weather, safety, economy, education and health, and quality of life. The cities ranged in population from 10,000 to 150,000, but they had to have at least one local beach listed on TripAdvisor. Read the full methodology here. From those rankings, we selected the top 50. Readers who live in California and Florida will be unsurprised to learn that many of towns featured here are in one of those two states.

Keep reading to see if your favorite beach town made the cut.

LOOK: Here are the 25 best places to live in New Jersey

Stacker compiled a list of the best places to live in New Jersey using data from Niche. Niche ranks places to live based on a variety of factors including cost of living, schools, health care, recreation, and weather. Cities, suburbs, and towns were included. Listings and images are from realtor.com.

On the list, there's a robust mix of offerings from great schools and nightlife to high walkability and public parks. Some areas have enjoyed rapid growth thanks to new businesses moving to the area, while others offer glimpses into area history with well-preserved architecture and museums. Keep reading to see if your hometown made the list.