About Bay Head

Since its incorporation in the 1880’s, Bay Head remains a premier location for visitors to relax in a quaint country village by the sea. Just 70 miles South of New York City and 65 miles East of Philadelphia, Bay Head offers many unique shops and bed & breakfast inns. Architecture buffs will enjoy marveling at the many large, well kept Victorian homes that dot the tree-lined streets of this shore town.

Bay Head remains a small, quiet community ~ there are no public changing rooms and food & beverages are not allowed on the beach. However, visitors may rent kayaks, bikes and surfboards right in town.

While the town of Bay Head maintains a non-commercial boardwalk, visitors can take advantage of being only one mile south of Pt. Pleasant, which offers many amusements as well as restaurants and additional shoppingBarnegat Bay, just to the west of Bay Head, offers boating, fishing and water-skiing.

If what you are looking for is a quiet getaway to one of New Jersey’s most charming seaside town, Bay Head is the place

for you.

Attractions

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Bay Head Beach

Take a pleasant relaxing walk enjoying the ocean fresh iodine-rich air. The beach is steeper than most in NJ. The dunes are well organized and protected with plants. The color scheme of this particular beach was fascinating - toned done earth tone hues. Very relaxing.

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Howe St. Jetty

Howe Street is a nice area of Bay Head. At the very end of May with the help of decent weather it is a pleasant vicinity to stroll. 

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Charlies of Bay Head

Classy dining spot offering upscale seafood & American fare & a full bar, plus a waterside patio.