Welcome To Highlands, New Jersey

A waterfront retreat with sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean and New York City skyline from hills that spiral down to the cool bay and ocean waters. Located on the Northern tip of the New Jersey Shore, Highlands is less than an hour from Manhattan. Highlands Recreation BeachNew Yorkers don't even have to get in a car to relax and enjoy an escape to Highlands. Seastreak ferry, leaves from Manhattan, Pier 11 or East 34th Street and can get you here in about 45 minutes. Taking the ferry is part of the Highlands experience, when you get here, you will feel welcomed with old fashioned charm and friendly faces. Highlands is the first stop on the New Jersey Shore and many people come to enjoy sunbathing, surfing, fishing, wind surfing, boating and to experience New Jersey’s long tradition of maritime heritage at our lighthouses, our marinas and our coastal heritage trails. No matter what season, Highlands has everything for a perfect weekend away from it all.

Fresh Mozzarella and Tomato, From FRESH RestaurantHighlands has nearly twenty spectacular restaurants, but nowhere else will you find such an eclectic selection of cuisine served in a half square mile. Our famous waterfront "Dock and Dine" restaurants and the variety of choices, along with our unique Bed and Breakfasts/Lodging and award winning, full-service Marina's, continue to make Highlands a famous visitor destination.

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