If you're planning your visit to Farmingdale, or a local looking for something different to do, here are the attractions in and around Farmingdale! Tourist Attractions local business listings in & near Farmingdale. hether your ideas of fun are dinner and a movie or helping rebuild a neighborhood, start here to find your next adventure with our Farmingdale.

Points of Interest

Spring Lake Beach and Boardwalk
Stroll along Spring Lake's prestigious beaches on its two mile private boardwalk and refresh in its Ocean Pavilions

Spring Lake Historical Society and Museum
Spring Lake 732-449-0772
Located just across the street from The Chateau, this modest collection tracks Spring Lake's history. Open on Thursday and Sunday afternoons. Spring lake Historical Society and Museum

Spring Lake Theater
Spring Lake 732-449-4530
Minutes from our Inn, the Spring Lake Theater provides a wide diversity of live theatrical performances Spring Lake Theater

Summer Concerts In The Park
Spring Lake's own Potter Park hosts a variety of early evening concerts ranging from a children's choir to a jazz festival located just steps from Chateau.

State Parks

Allaire State Park and Historic Village
Wall 732-938-2371
This historic village established circa 1830 still operates in the old ways with a working blacksmith, bakery, and carpentry shop. Be sure to visit its living history museum or attend one of its special events. Allaire Village and State Park

Sea Girt Lighthouse
Sea Girt 732-974-0514
Part of a Restored Victorian Lighthouse which first lit the seashores back in 1896. The interior has been fully restored. Open on weekends Sea Girt Lighthouse

Island Beach State Park
Seaside Park 732-793-0506
Island Beach State Park is one of the treasures of the Jersey Shore. Nine miles of natural barrier island, this park encompasses some of the most beautiful scenery in the state. The natural, unspoiled beauty of this park is a vast contrast to much of the over-developed shore. Vast dunes covered with goldenrod, beach plum and black cherry delight the eye. Magnificent beaches offer natural splendor for swimming or surf fishing. Miles of bay-side wetlands are a naturalist's delight. Island Beach State Park

Manasquan Reservoir
Manasquan 732-919-0996
New Jersey state park and reservoir that offers activities such as kayaking, fishing Boating and ice skating. Other points of interest are the five mile perimeter trail, the Environmental and Visitor's centers and the Reservoir's boat tour.

Family Entertainment

Monmouth Park Racetrack
Oceanport 732-222-5100 This thouroughbred racetrack, home of the Haskell invitational includes a clubhouse, landscaped gardens, and picnic area. The track hosts races seasonally Wednesday through Sundays. Every Sunday is Family Fun Day. Children can enjoy pony rides, face painting, live music and bounce houses. Place your bets!!!

PNC Arts Center
Hosts an array of area events ranging from concerts, live events, to a drive through Holiday Display of Lights with Ice Skating rink and visits from Santa.

Jenkinson's Aquarium
Point Pleasant 732-892-0600
Home to one of the Jersey Shore's commercialized boardwalks. Jenkinson's offers children's rides, boardwalk and arcade games. Other activities include batting cages, miniature golf, a fun house and Jenkinson's Aquarium. Open 7 days a week, seasonally, and weather permitting. Their modest aquarium offers a great spot to spend the morning or afternoon.

Six Flags Great Adventure
Jackson 732-928-1821
A 2,200 acre facility, this national theme park, wild animal safari, and water park are part of America's largest regional family entertainment complex. Spend the day riding roller coasters, seeing monkeys, giraffes and zebras and free falling down water slides. Inquire at our front desk about hours and admission prices. We may have discount tickets available.

Recreational Pursuits

Bring your poles to test your skills at surf fishing along the beach or try your luck at fresh water fishing in the lake across the street. Spring Lake is stocked each spring with several species of game fish.

www.njFishing.com, www.FishingNJ.org, www.FlyFishingNJ.com

Some of the Shore's finest golf courses are within a short drive of Spring Lake. Bring your clubs along. Here are a couple of recommended courses to play Bel-Aire Golf Course:
732-449-6024 "Walk ons" accepted.
Spring Meadow Golf Course: 732-449-0806 reserve tee times 7 days in advance.

Bring your rackets, Divine Park is located across the street from the Chateau and has two courts in it hiding among the ancient sycamores.

Horseback Riding
Explore scenic Allaire State Park by horseback through a guided tour. Advance Reservations suggested.
Circle A Riding Stable: 732-938-2004


Spring Lake
Point Pleasant
Seaside Height


Circle Factory Outlet Center - (about 10 minutes away)
Highway 35 & Atlantic Avenue, Manasquan, 223-2300 Offers stores such as Bass, Nautica, Mikasa, Van Husen, Leggs-Bal-Hanes and more.

Ocean Grove Historic District - (about 15 minutes away)
Main Street, Ocean Grove www.OceanGroveNJ.com

Collingswood Auction and Flea market - (Next Door)
Routes 33 & 34, Wall Township
Flea Market atmosphere offering a little bit of everything.

Seaview Square Mall - (about 15 minutes away)
Route 35, Ocean Township
Home to Sears and Value City.

Monmouth Mall - (about 15 minutes away)
Highways 35 & 36, Eatontown
Includes Macy's, Eddie Bauer, Stern's, J.C. Penny and others..


Freehold Raceway Mall - (about 15 minutes away)
Freehold Route 33 West


Six Flags Factory Outlets - (about 20 minutes away)
Exit 16 off Route 195, Jackson Township
Featuring Waterford, Gap, Reebok, Timberland, J. Crew ... just to name a few.

Delicious Orchards - (10 minutes away)
Rt.34 South, Colt's Neck, NJ 07722, 462-1989
Country Food Market - Bakery, produce, meat market, specialty items.


Premium outlet mall (4 Miles Away )
1 Premium outlet Bouleva Tintun Falls, NJ 0775 732 918-1700



Antique Emporium
Point Pleasant 732-892-2222
This famous landmark building houses more than 125 dealers and has an incredible amount of collectibles and nostalgia

Shore Antique Center
Allenhurst 732-531-4466
This center is made up of 40 dealers. Also known as the "Dealer's Shop", this is the place to locate that particular item that you have been searching for.

Point Pavilion Antique Center
Point Pleasant (732) 899-6300
This building plays host to a variety of dealers specializing in many different items. Don't miss the upstairs section that is easily overlooked!

Brielle Antiques
Brielle 732-295-5771
Houses a wide variety of furniture, pottery, toys, books, sterling, civil war and glassware.

Carriage House Antique Center
Manasquan (732) 528-6772
The Carriage House holds 20 quality dealers, buy and sell. They host objects such as oriental rugs, glass, china, dolls, jewelry, clocks, collectibles and paintings.

Red Bank Antique Center
Red Bank 732-842-3393
Voted the "best all around, not to be missed antique center in New Jersey" by the Star Ledger and "the Best of the Best in 1998 and 1999" by the Asbury Park Press! The oldest antique center in America! The place to discover treasures of another era. Over 150 dealers in every conceivable specialty - furniture, paintings, china, brass, silver, toys, vintage clothing and linens, and much more - offers a world of beauty for your home and your collector's instinct. Allow plenty of time to roam the building. Open daily, 11:00am to 5:00pm; Sun 12:00pm to 5:00pm.

Other Antique Shops :

Point Pleasant 732-295-9202

Avenue Antiques and Gifts

Point Pleasant

Over the Rainbow/Wally's Follies

Point Pleasant 732 892-3141

Concepts Auction House

Point Pleasant 732-892-6040

Bluebird Art and Antiques

Point Pleasant 732-899-7550

The Store That Time Forgot

Point Pleasant (732) 714-2545

Gas Light Antiques

Red Bank 732-747-7323

Riverbank Antiques and Interiors

Red Bank 732 842-5400

Tea and Vintage

Red Bank 732-742-6676

Antiques Associates

Red Bank 732-219-0377

Not Your Grandmother's AtticM

Red Bank 732-345-8211

Religious Services

BAPTIST First Baptist Church
410 9th Avenue, Belmar

EPISCOPAL Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
301 Monmouth Avenue, Spring Lake

LUTHERAN Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Main & Osborn Avenue, Belmar
Services: Sat 5pm, Sun 8:45am & 11:15am, Wed 7am

METHODIST St. Andrew's United Methodist Church
907 4th Avenue, Spring Lake
Services: Sun 9:30am

PRESBYTERIAN Belmar Presbyterian Church
9th Avenue & E, Street, Belmar
Services: Sun 10am


St. Catharine's Parish
215 Essex Avenue, Spring Lake
Services: Sat 5pm, Sun 8am, 9:30am, 11am, 12:30pm - Mon-Sat 6:45am & 8am

St. Margaret's
Ludlow Avenue, Spring Lake
(732) 449-5765
Services: Sat. 4pm, Sun 7am, 8:30am, 10am, and 11:30am

Night Life

The Stone Pony - Driving distance:15 minutes
Fairmont Ave.
732 502 0600
Since 1974, this club has hosted some of Rock and Asbury Park Roll's most famous acts. Some events require ticket purchases in advance.

Bar Anticipation - Distance: 10 minutes
16th Ave. Belmar
732 681 7422
Large indoor/outdoor bar and club opened year round. Live entertainment, dancing, and specials. Famous Friday happy hour.

The Parker House - Driving distance: 5 minutes
Beacon Blvd.Sea Girt
732 449 0442
Open seasonally, this restaurant and night club offers live entertainment downstairs and a d.j.
upstairs. 12am close.

Giamano's Cigar and Jazz Lounge - Distance: 15 minutes
Main St. Bradley Beach
732 775 4275
Enjoy dinner and then head upstairs at this Main Street establishment for a cocktail or cigar. Live entertainment some nights.

Martel''s Tiki Bar - Distance: 15 minutes
Boardwalk, Point Pleasant
732 892 0191
Enjoy outdoor/indoor entertainment and dancing at this beachfront vacation hot spot. Also perfect to relax during the day.

The Columns - Driving distance: 15 minutes
601 Ocean Ave. Avon
Beachfront restaurant and bar with a casual atmosphere. Live entertainment as scheduled.

The Headliner - Driving distance: 10 minutes
State Hwy 35, Neptune
732 775 6200
Open year round, this night club provides live bands, dancing, d.j's, and drink specials.

Jenkinson's - Driving distance: 15 minutes
Pt. Pleasant boardwalk
732 899 0569
A popular oceanfront night club with live bands, d.j's, and dancing, this establishment is sure to entertain.

Edgar's - Driving distance: 5 minutes
Sea Girt Ave. Manasquan
732 449 4114
Casual pub that hosts live entertainment on the weekend and a full restaurant menu.

O'Neill's - Driving distance: 10 minutes
Main St. Manasquan
732 528 5666
Casual pub and sports bar with full restaurant and sushi bar. Play darts or sit back and watch the game.

Leggett's - Driving distance: 10 minutes
732 223 3951
A shore favorite featuring live music nightly as well as a great bar and pizza menu.


The Cabin
(732) 462-3090 984 Rt-33, Freehold, NJ

Apollo Diner
(732) 938-4567 1320 Rt-33, Farmingdale, NJ

Tony's Pizzeria
(732) 938-7707 78 Main St, Farmingdale, NJ

Pete & Elda's Carmen Pizzeria
Peteandeldas.com- 96 Woodland Avenue, Neptune City- (732) 774-6010

Boston's Pizza
www.bostonsgourmet.com- 3548 State Route 66, Neptune- (732) 922-0050

Ruby Tuesday
3595 Route 66 Neptune, NJ 07753 (732) 918- 4776