The Seaside Heights Boardwalk is one of the state's top summer attractions, but it also offers plenty of year-round fun. Pack up your bags and hit the boardwalk this weekend. From kid-friendly rides and attractions to great restaurants and nightlife, the Seaside Heights boardwalk has plenty to offer everyone.
Here are our top-five Seaside Heights boardwalk attractions you won't want to miss on your next trip.
Did you know Seaside Heights boasts its own amusement park? Casino Pier features all the best family amusement park attractions like the Tilt-O-Whirl and bumper cars, carousel rides, boardwalk games, food stands and an arcade.
The park overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and is just a few steps from Breakwater Beach, a water park with plenty of winding slides, adventurous attractions and even its own refreshing hot springs.
For the daredevils, the Skycoaster can't be beat. Thrill-seekers will love the opportunity to defy gravity as they're hoisted 100 feet into the air before taking a heart-pounding plunge and soaring over the Atlantic.
Get beautiful view of swimmers, surfers and even some dolphins frolicking below.
Shore Shot will launch riders into the air and give them an unprecedented view of the boardwalk and beach. The drop-tower ride will send you hurtling 125 feet upward at 45 miles per hour. For anyone who loves a good adrenaline rush, this is the ride for you.
Aside from epic rides and games, the boardwalk also features plenty of one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants. Check out the Shore Store for a souvenir, and chow down on some delicious meals from local staples like Three Brothers from Italy Pizza, the Spicy Cantina and Jimmy's Breakfast, which serves all-day American morning classics like short stack pancakes, eggs and bacon and specialty omelets.
Take in the uninterrupted view of the Atlantic Ocean, collect seashells and maybe, if you're lucky, spot a dolphin or two cruising on the waves. End your day of exploration at Days Hotel Toms River, just a short 15-minute drive from the boardwalk.