10 Spots Along The Bayshore Heritage Byway In New Jersey That Everyone Should Stop And Visit
By Raymond Goldfield|Published June 14, 2023
Raymond Goldfield is a life-long New Jersey resident and an avid traveler and foodie who can be usually found on the Jersey Shore during the offseason or checking out the latest seasonal flavors at The Bent Spoon in Princeton. He has been working for Only In Your State for since early 2022, where he writes for New Jersey and Iowa and edits the Mid-Atlantic region. He can also be found writing about pop culture for GeekDad. When at home, he enjoys reading comic books and is part of The Rabbitt Stew podcast team. While New Jersey is his home base, he travels regularly and has visited Virginia, Florida, Maine, Minnesota, and Canada as well as all of NJ's border states. Ultimate travel goal? Visit all the best buffets in the United States.
New Jersey has some amazing scenic drives packed into its small size, especially when you head toward the shore. Many of them, like the world-famous Ocean Drive, take you to some of the state’s most popular spots. It’s a great drive – and especially during the summer, that may mean a lot of other people are taking that drive too! If you’re looking for a road trip adventure that won’t have the crowds and will allow you to discover some of the Garden State’s best-hidden gems, consider taking the Bayshore Heritage Byway in southern New Jersey. Covering a little over 79 miles and just two hours of driving time, this road trip is the perfect recipe for a packed day of adventure, including good food, amazing views, and a finish at one of the most iconic sights in all of New Jersey.
Have you taken the Bayshore Heritage Byway in New Jersey before? Tell us about your trip on this historic route, and your favorite spots along the way, in the comments section! You can learn more about the history of this route by visiting the official state website, and make sure to visit the website of Willow Creek Winery to see what’s on the menu! Also, check out our past coverage of Verna’s Flight Line Restaurant to see what’s on the menu.
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