This Enchanting Town In New Jersey Is Unlike Any Other In The World

Me, I’m an Asbury Park kinda girl. The vibrant city is a little gritty and a lot of fun; it’s quirky, trendy…alive. The music scene thrives and there’s almost always something going on. It’s also a stark contrast from neighboring Ocean Grove, equally incredible but a bit more refined. Often called “God’s Square Mile on the Jersey Shore,” it’s a truly special place.

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This historic little community has hosted countless big names over the years including Ulysses S. Grant, James Garfield, William McKinley, Teddy Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Richard Nixon, James J. Corbett, Max Baer, F.W. Woolworth, Tony Bennett, Kenny Rogers and Ray Charles. Why have they all spent time in Ocean Grove? Because there’s no place in the world quite like it. To discover other charming towns in New Jersey, check out this list.