Asbury Park Boardwalk
The Asbury Park Boardwalk is located on the shore in Central New Jersey, 60 minutes south of New York City, and is accessible by the North Jersey Coast Line train out of Newark and New York.
Crazy how a tiny seaside residential resort founded way back in the late 1800s grew to become one of the most famous coastal cities and vacation destinations on the entire East Coast of the United States. Having a perfect location didn't hurt. But location alone didn't rocket the city to stardom. A man-made structure sealed that fate. Shortly after the city's inception, a beach Boardwalk was constructed and featured an orchestra pavilion, public changing rooms and a pier extending into the Atlantic Ocean. News of the Boardwalk traveled fast and attracted new visitors from the surrounding areas. The Boardwalk also attracted entrepreneurs and entertainers looking to bring their brand of amusement to town and perform to the Boardwalk's growing crowds. As Asbury Park's popularity increased, so too did the size and offerings of the Boardwalk. In the 1920s, the additions of ..