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Getting There & Away

Sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic on the Garden State Pkwy may turn you lobster red, so driving early in the day to summer destinations is a must.

  • New Jersey Transit (www.njtransit.com) runs twice-daily special Shore Express trains from June to September, stopping in Asbury Park, Bradley Beach, Belmar, Spring Lake, Manasquan, Point Pleasant Beach and Bay Head. You can buy a beach tag along with your train ticket, and there are two northbound express trains returning in the evening.
  • NJ Transit buses from New York's Port Authority service Seaside Heights/Seaside Park, Island Beach State Park, Atlantic City, Wildwood and Cape May.
  • Greyhound (www.greyhound.com) runs special buses to Atlantic City.