The Asbury Park Boardwalk is located in Central New
Jersey, 60 minutes south of New York City and
convenient to mass transportation on the North
Jersey Coast Line out of Newark and New York.
1. For those with a navigation system:
5th and Ocean Ave for Convention Hall.
2. FROM THE NORTH (NJ TURNPIKE to PARKWAY):
New Jersey Turnpike south to Exit 11, then south on
the Garden State
Parkway exit 102 Asbury Park. Bear right off
the exit ramp onto Asbury Ave. and continue heading
east all the way to the ocean, following the signs
to Asbury Park. You will come to the Asbury
Park Circle (see notes below), bear left then right onto Asbury Avenue. Keep
the Coca-Cola Bottling company on your right and
you're heading in the right direction.
3. FROM THE NORTH (NJ TURNPIKE to RT 18): If the
NJ Turnpike South Exit 11 (Parkway) is backed up - continue
on the New Jersey Turnpike South to exit 9 (about 5
minutes more..) ROUTE 18 - SHORE RESORTS.
Take Route 18 South to Route 66 East - Asbury
Park. (about 30 miles)
Parkway exit 105 - Eatontown - Rt.36
Head East on Rt. 36 until you reach Ocean Ave. in
Long Branch. Make a right on Ocean Ave - head south
to Asbury Park - you go through Long Branch, Deal,
Allenhurst ,Loch Arbor - nice drive - about 6 miles
5. FROM THE SOUTH:
Garden State Parkway north to Exit 100A. East
on Route 66 and continue heading east into Asbury
6. FROM THE WEST: Take Route 33 east to Route 66, heading east.
See FROM THE NORTH.
7. Rt.33 option: Continue on Rt 33 east into Neptune
until you get to Main Street - Ocean Grove/Bradley
Beach. Make a left to Asbury Park.
8. FROM THE TURNPIKE SOUTH: Turnpike Exit 7a - Shore Points. This is Rt.
195. Take that east until Route 18. Take Route 18
North to the Asbury Park exit (Route 66 east). (about 3
miles). Head east on Route 66, partly around the
Asbury Park Circle bearing right onto Asbury Ave.
8a. Continue on 195 East which becomes Rt. 38. This
is Belmar. Go left - north to Asbury Park.
TRAIN - out of Newark Penn
Station - New York Penn Station
See the NJ Transit Schedule: www.njtransit.com
North Jersey Coast line - south. About 1 hour and 15 minutes. Express (almost) to Long Branch (1 hour) and then either stay on the train or switch at
Long Branch to continue on to the Asbury Park Train Station.
|The Asbury Park Circle
|I wrote "hopefully someday the Circle
will disappear. " Then someone wrote in:
....As a lifetime resident at the 'Jersey
I logged onto your website, and
noticed that someone had typed
"hopefully someday, the circle will
I wanted to let that person know,
that the circle is part of Asbury Park's
history....as were the other circles in
New Jersey that were destroyed to make highway
space for the thousands of
(unwanted people in my opinion) flocking
to live here each year. I know
progress must move forward, but I hope
that it is not for the sake of the
....What's so bad about a circle anyhow?
It is one of the many things that
makes New Jersey a unique place to
Wouldn't it be great to have the only
circle left in NJ?
Thank you for your time,
Born and raised at the Jersey Shore.