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  • Writer's pictureKaty Morris

Spring Lake, New Jersey Travel Guide

Updated: May 11, 2023

Pack your bags and head to gorgeous Spring Lake, New Jersey for fun and relaxation. Spring Lake, New Jersey is a beautiful beach town with a great boardwalk for running, walking or an early morning bike ride and it has phenomenal restaurants, ice cream shops, waves for surfing and more!

Spring Lake, New Jersey is an upbeat, elegant beach town in Central Jersey. It is the perfect summer getaway location and is the ideal day trip for warm days during the spring and early fall.

Best Restaurants and Ice Cream Shops in Spring Lake, New Jersey:


A.M. Kitchen - located in the heart of downtown Spring Lake, offers a casual dining experience with delicious breakfast and brunch. A.M. Kitchen has delightful chocolate chip pancakes, eggs benedict, avocado toast, breakfast bowls and more!

The Sea Crest Grille - is a chic upscale dining venue which serves dinner Thursdays through Sundays. The Sea Crest Grille has an extensive cocktail menu and various entree options from seafood to salads to filet mignon and burgers.


The Sundae Times Ice Cream Parlour - has great regular, dairy-free, sugar-free and vegan ice cream options. Sundae Times is famous for their fresh waffle cones made right in front of you! In addition to the great hard ice cream, The Sundae Times has refreshing soft-serve ice cream. This fabulous scrumptious ice cream parlour is located a block off of the beach!

Hoffman's Ice Cream - is an outstanding family-owned ice cream shop with ice cream cakes, banana boat sundaes, milkshakes and more. I enjoy the almond turtle, caramel nut cluster and coconut joy! Hoffman's also has a location in Point Pleasant, New Jersey (another quaint beach town fifteen minutes away).

Best Things To Do in Spring Lake, New Jersey:

Enjoy the Beach - Play paddle ball, take in the sun's rays, swim in the ocean, read a good book or listen to a podcast and enjoy your day at the beach! There is nothing better than a beach day!

Boardwalk - Walk, run or bike Spring Lake's boardwalk. Spring Lake has a newly renovated boardwalk that is perfect for your morning, evening or afternoon stroll!

Shopping - Walk downtown Spring Lake and shop the boutiques and other cute shops. This precious downtown will make you feel like you are on a movie set.

Surf - Catch a wave early in the morning or at dusk. Some days it can be chilly so remember to bring your wetsuit!

Stroll - Over the bridge at Divine Park. This location is a great place for a romantic walk and photos. This picturesque park is frequented by wedding parties for their photographs.

Spring Lake is situated by other attractive beach towns. While you are visiting Spring Lake, New Jersey make sure to allow time to tour the surrounding areas, such as Belmar, Point Pleasant, Manasquan and Sea Girt. Be sure to explore the other beach town's restaurants, activities such as mini golf and small rollercoasters, aquariums and more!

Happy Travels!



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