As the weather starts to get better, a lot of people start looking for easy, local activities that fit the bill for all types. Thankfully, right here in Ocean County we have some great local adventures!

Here are the top 5 Ocean County adventures for all types:


  • Adventures For Kids

    Local Museums

    There are some great small museums right here at the Shore that kids will love.

    From the creepy crawlies at Insectropolis in Toms River, to the high tech InfoAge Museum in Wall, there's a great collection of museums and experiences for kids less than an hour's drive from most of Ocean County!

  • Adventures For Families

    The Robert J. Novins Planetarium

    I'm only half-joking when I say that I am ashamed of myself for not spending more time at Ocean County College's world class Robert J. Novins Planetarium.

    We're really fortunate to have such a great state of the art educational facility right here in Ocean County. The Novins Planetarium is a great choice for the family!

  • Adventures For Adults

    Paintballing In Ocean County

    If you're looking for something more adult oriented, why not check out some of the paintball centers in Ocean County?

    Between Manchester, Jackson, and a slew of other locations both in and near Ocean County, if you're looking to take your buddies on, gear up and get outside!

  • Adventures For Outdoors Types

    Pine Barrens Fire Towers

    Did you know that there are a bunch of fire towers in the Pine Barrens that you can visit?

    Some are open to the public and some aren't, but even if you can't climb the fire towers that are scattered throughout New Jersey's famed Pinelands, visiting the structures is a cool way to spend a spring weekend!

  • Adventures For History Buffs

    Local Walking Tours

    I've talked a number of times in the past about the rich history right here in Ocean County, did you know that there are a number of walking tours that you can go on to learn more about the hundreds of years of history right here?

    From Toms River to Barnegat, Tuckerton and more, there are a number of historic locations right in our back yard that you can either join a guided tour for, or wander at your leisure!

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