Would you believe me if I told you we spent a beautiful, perfect weather Sunday beach day on a beach in Point Pleasant and we were the only people on that beach? It’s not just a daydream. it really happened. So where could this Jersey Shore summer anomaly take place?
We had a feeling you’d want to know. We’re not talking Point Pleasant Beach here, and we’re not talking about the Atlantic Ocean. but if you just want to spend some time on the edge of the river and have plenty of elbow space, then this place might be perfect for you.
Locals in Point Pleasant may know exactly what I’m talking about. Have you taken advantage of the River Avenue Beach? If not, it’s a beautiful spot, and it’s great for the locals who aren’t looking for all the hoopla of the big beaches.
Here are some things you should know about it if you haven’t been there. There are no waves, unless you catch the wake of a passing boat, but it’s a nice calm alternative that the little ones in your life may love.
The sand is a little rocky, after all it’s the river, so a good pair of flip flops or swimming shoes would definitely come in handy. And, yes, you do need a beach badge. There is s lifeguard, so you can feel comfortable about that.
River Avenue Beach may not have the splash of the big beaches…no boardwalks, waves or some other things you think of when you imagine a beach day. But if you like the though of a great vies, cool river water, easy parking and some peace and quiet, then this might be a nice little getaway for you.
If you want more info about River Ave. Beach, check out the Point Pleasant Borough website.
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