Let's Explore Long Branch

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Long Branch has historically been a seaside haven for the arts. Theater lovers in the 19th century, including several U.S. presidents, came by rail to take in a play and the ocean breezes in this resort town once dubbed “Hollywood of the East.”

A beachside city in Monmouth County. Long Branch was a beach resort town in the late 18th century, named for its location along a branch of the South Shrewsbury River. Long Branch still continues to be a popular resort area. Many people from New York City travel or settle into the area to escape the crowded city and enjoy Long Branch’s beaches. The area also attracts some tourists from the Philadelphia area as well.

When you ask what’s new at the Jersey Shore, the answer will most likely involve Long Branch. Long a popular spot for surf, sun, and shore fun, the town, with its cutting-edge residential beachside condos, premier shops, and restaurants at Pier Village.  This area has become one of New Jersey’s most luxurious oceanfront and dining destinations. Pier Village, situated on the iconic Jersey Shore town of Long Branch, N.J., is an award-winning mixed-use beachfront Victorian-inspired community, featuring over 30 esteemed restaurants, shops, and services at your doorstep.  Although it’s one of the ritziest spots at the beach, with Avenue (an upscale restaurant), Avenue Nuit nightclub, and Le Club beach club, there’s plenty to do even if you don’t have deep pockets.  You may want to check back often here, to see what upcoming events are scheduled!

During the summer, there are free weekly outdoor concerts and movies under the stars and year-round historic sites, parks, shops, and restaurants that offer something for every interest. Long Branch is also home to the  New Jersey Repertory Company which presents new plays and classics.

One special spot is Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, named for the U.S. presidents who vacationed here. The park comprises 38 acres and offers an ocean beach, swimming, fishing, boating, volleyball plus a boardwalk.



Education and More!

Long Branch School District

Early Learning Centers

Elementary Schools

Visual and Performing Arts Magnet

Middle Schools

High School


Monmouth County Park System

No matter where you live in Monmouth County, be sure to check out the Monmouth County Park System. From endless trails to playgrounds to historic sites, From Spray Grounds to Beaches, the Monmouth County Park System has facilities to suit the needs of all residents of Monmouth County. Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall there are always activities available. The Parks System offers areas available for recreation, exercise, nature, and relaxation to visitors of all ages looking for enjoyment outdoors. 

Monmouth University

Located along New Jersey’s northern coastline, Monmouth University offers a welcoming and dynamic setting for student development. Innovative academic programs, individual faculty attention, and nationally ranked Division One athletics make our private university a great place to find your future.

Monmouth’s beautiful coastal campus sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. Just one hour from New York and Philadelphia, we take pride in preparing students to succeed in life after Monmouth. Our renowned faculty is actively involved in advancing academic research nationwide while encouraging meaningful community involvement and critical thinking for self-fulfillment.  (Monmouth University Website)


Pier Village

Long Branch is now known for having New Jersey’s most luxurious oceanfront and dining destination. Pier Village, located ON the Jersey Shore town of Long Branch, N.J., is an award-winning mixed-use beachfront Victorian-inspired community, featuring over 30 esteemed restaurants, shops, and services at your doorstep.  Check out the fabulous dining located at Pier Village here! 

If shopping is more your thing, well Pier Village has you covered there too!  Take a look at the wonderful boutique-style shops they offer!
There are just so many wonderful activities going on all around Pier Village.  Take a peek at what’s coming up soon.  If you are out and about around the Jersey Shore.  Pier Village is one place you do NOT want to miss!