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Travels Jersey Shore Seal Sighting on Spring Lake Beach

April 22, 2018

SPRING LAKE, NJ — Another seal came ashore — this time at the jetty on the south end of Spring Lake's beach.

Photographer Nancy Orlowski was walking the beachfront when she spotted this seal at about 3 p.m. on April 18 and took these real-time animated photos. It’s not known whether it returned to the ocean.

On April 12, a harp seal made its way onto Belmar's Fifth ...

Travels Update - Long Beach Island Summer Shuttle No Longer A Free Ride

BRANT BEACH - The Long Beach Island Shuttle, an extremely popular service for visitors and residents of Long Beach Island, will have a fee for the first time beginning Memorial Day weekend. 

The Long Beach Township Board of Commissioners made the announcement at their meeting on Monday, April 9. 

Here is the overview on the fees:

One-way shuttle rides from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Travels List of Budget Hotels Near Belmar, NJ

Looking for a hotel? Here is a list of budget accommodations just a quick ride away from AP. Book soon, these will fill up!

Hampton Inn - Neptune, NJ (15 min) - 732-643-0500
Holiday Inn Express - Neptune, NJ (15 min) - 732-922-9600
Holiday Inn Express & Suites - West Long Branch, NJ (15 min) - 732-542-1234
Red Roof Inn - Neptune, NJ (15 min) - 732-643-8888
Red Roof Inn - Tinton Falls, ...

Travels Spotlight - Hop To It And Get A Jump On This Summer's Amusement Park Fun

TAPintoTravels - Easter means egg hunts, egg decorating, an overabundance of chocolate and of course Peeps, but if you're a Jersey guy or gal there is something else on the agenda for this Easter weekend; scoring discounted tickets for the Garden State's amusement attractions. Yes, pretty much all of the popular New Jersey amusement attractions offer deals on tickets for the ...

Eagle Travels - Pair of Eagles Make The Jersey Shore Home in Belmar

TAPintoTravels — Look up in the trees and you may just spot the pair of bald eagles flying around both Lake Como and Belmar these days. Nancy Shaer Bilow of Lake Como was walking her dog last week after the snowstorm and saw them in a tree on the west end of the expansive lake.

“Based on their size, I thought they could be eagles, so I ran in to get my camera with the zoom to ...

Travels Update - Avon Loses Its Last ‘Grand’ Hotel to the Claw of an Excavator

AVON-BY-THE-SEA, NJ — In less than two days, an Avon-by-the-Sea landmark that stood for 130 years was reduced to a huge pile of rubble. The Norwood Inn no longer stands on the corner of Norwood and Second Avenues — the last of the stately hotels that once graced the streets of Avon.

As onlookers gathered around the demolition site on March 15 and March 16, an excavator clawed its ...

Travels - Friends of Belmar Harbor: Seeking Junior Sailors and Campers for Summer Programs

BELMAR, NJ — Children can learn how to sail or discover the wonders of the Shark River during two programs to be held weekly this summer by Friends of the Belmar Harbor.

Registration now is open for FOBH’s Junior Sailing and Discovery Camp programs, which will be held from June 18 through August 30 as weekly offerings. Sign up by April 1 and receive a 15 percent discount on ...

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