Seaside Heights was named Ocean County’s favorite beach by
the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium on June 29, 2017. The New Jersey Sea Grant
Consortium announced the official winners of this year’s ‘Favorite Beaches’
poll during a gorgeous beachside ceremony held at the Music Pier in Ocean City.
The survey was first created in 2008 and initially deemed “New Jersey’s Top Ten
Beaches,” to help encourage stewardship and pride in the state’s beaches
while promoting a little healthy (and friendly) competition between NJ’s
beloved beach towns. The contest has since become a highlight of the
Garden State’s summer festivities.
Among Ocean County beaches, Seaside Heights led the survey
followed by Beach Haven, Point Pleasant Beach, Island Beach State Park, and