Seaside Heights, NJ

Travel Guide
Casino Pier showing rides
From its action-packed boardwalk to its sandy beaches, this New Jersey town brings a modern edge to the classic seaside destination.

Dive into old-fashioned oceanfront fun in Seaside Heights. Discover why this charming town is one of the most popular destinations along the Jersey Shore.

Make the boardwalk your first stop. Packed with arcades, rides and eateries, this wooden promenade is the epicenter of Seaside Heights. Try to win a prize at a game booth or chase thrills on a ride. From family-friendly restaurants to hip clubs, there is an establishment that will fit the bill for your visit.

Hurricane Sandy caused widespread devastation in 2012, so for several years Seaside Heights went through a period of transformation. See the rebuilding efforts on Casino Pier. The storm caused the pier to collapse into the Atlantic but today it’s back and better than ever. Enjoy classic rides, such as bumper cars and go-karts. Test your nerves on the swinging SkyCoaster or the drop tower, Pirate’s Plunge.

Relax on one of the town’s public beaches for the day. Go crabbing along the shore or experience some of the state’s best swells on your surfboard. Parents can rest easy, with lifeguards on duty during the beaches’ open hours. Keep your eye seaward to glimpse dolphins and other marine animals.

During the summer, entertainment revolves around the shorefront. See free movies on the beach or join a game of beach volleyball. The small size of Seaside Heights means that most people opt to walk or bike around the community.

Take a dinner cruise along the shoreline or charter a deep-sea fishing boat from the day to experience Seaside Heights from another perspective.

Find out why Seaside Heights’ nightlife draws in record crowds with a night out. A testament to its reputation, the town was the set of popular MTV show Jersey Shore. For visitors looking for a more quiet evening, head to the Boulevard to enjoy freshly caught seafood at one of its many restaurants.

Seaside Heights in located on a narrow barrier island. Newark Liberty International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport are both about 70 miles (110 kilometers) from Seaside Heights. The destination is easily accessible by car or bus, but prepare for heavy traffic during the summer.

Where to stay in Seaside Heights

Cloud 9 Inn
Cloud 9 Inn
2 out of 5
124 Hamilton Avenue, Seaside Heights, NJ, 08751
The price is $65 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
$65
per night
Dec 2 - Dec 3
Stay at this business-friendly motel in Seaside Heights. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Popular attractions Coin Castle and Seaside Heights ...
2.6/5 (320 reviews)
"I arrived and was welcomed and given my keys, and entered my room and went to sleep, it wasn’t a noisy place, so I was able to rest without interruption and was able to get back on the road for the last leg of my trip, thanks to the staff for not waking me and trying to rush me out of the room on ..."

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2022

Cloud 9 Inn
Skyview Manor Motel
Skyview Manor Motel
2 out of 5
45 Dupont Avenue, Seaside Heights, NJ, 08751
The price is $69 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6
$69
per night
Dec 5 - Dec 6
Stay at this motel in Seaside Heights. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and room service. Our guests praise the pool in our reviews. Popular attractions Funtown ...
2.3/5 (578 reviews)
"Very good service."

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2022

Skyview Manor Motel
Surfside Motel
Surfside Motel
2 out of 5
201 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights, NJ, 08751
The price is $94 per night from Dec 15 to Dec 16
$94
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16
Stay at this motel in Seaside Heights. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the pool and the spacious rooms in our reviews. ...
2.6/5 (512 reviews)
"Its an older place needs alot of improvements, but overall it was clean. Good for a weekend getaway. Pool was very nice. Cloe to everything. Great breakfast spot nearby."

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2022

Surfside Motel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
JD Apartments
JD Apartments
3.5 out of 5
117 Sumner Ave, Seaside Heights, NJ, 08751
Stay at this 3.5-star apartment in Seaside Heights. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk. Popular attractions Coin Castle and Casino Pier ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (11 reviews)
"Perfect location nice place beds were a little messy upon arrival but aside from that was a good stay"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022

JD Apartments
Family Friendly Apartment short walk to the beach
Family Friendly Apartment short walk to the beach
Seaside Heights, NJ
Stay at this apartment in Seaside Heights. Enjoy WiFi, 2 bedrooms, and a shower/tub combo. Popular attractions Coin Castle and Seaside Heights Beach are located ...
Family Friendly Apartment short walk to the beach
HC-127 Beach Haus
HC-127 Beach Haus
3 out of 5
127 Carteret Avenue, Seaside Heights, NJ, 08751
Stay at this 3-star apartment in Seaside Heights. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and a picnic area. Our guests praise the pool and the convenient parking ...
1.8/5 (20 reviews)
"The building is run down and disgusting. The beds are not beds, they are roll-outs. The place looks nothing like the photos shown. However, the manager there was nice enough to tell me that I can get a refund."

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2021

HC-127 Beach Haus
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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