Contributing a record $44.1 billion to the Garden State’s economy in 2016, representing a 2.9% increase from 2015, tourism increased for the 7th year in a row in New Jersey. The astounding $44.1 billion was generated from around 100 million visitors, who opted for New Jersey as their travel destination, accounting for 3.3% more travelers visiting the state as compared to 2015.
NJSpotlight.com added that two of the Shore counties, Monmouth, with a 5.3% increase and Ocean City, with a 5.1% rise, earned particularly well. Towards the east of Monmouth, lies Bay Head, Jersey Shore’s best kept secret! Among the most coveted waterfront communities along the Jersey Shore, Bay Head never falls short of activities for tourists to enjoy. The best part is that you can get some great options for affordable vacation rentals here.
Reasons That Make Bay Head Desirable
- Quiet, Casual & Elegant Lifestyle: Creating a mystique that has endured for generations,the quaint country village by the sea, Bay Head is both casual and elegant. People visit Bay Head for its quiet style. The ease at Bay Head is such that one can find everything within walking distance; whether it is a popular wine and cheese shop, pristine beaches, a bakery, restaurant, bank, gift shops, bed & breakfasts and more.
- Plenty of Water Activities: With no bars and loud noise, the serenity this place has is incomparable. One can enjoy all types of beach fun, such as swimming, stand-up-paddling, fishing, body boarding, surfing, kayaking and diving in the calm waters. While sports like sailing, windsurfing, crabbing, waterskiing, and power boating along the Atlantic Ocean add to the fun.
- Perfect for Non-Swimmers: If you are interested in flying a kite, there is no better place than Bay Head. Those who are not into water activities can spend their time watching ducks on Twilight Lake, collecting sea shells and sea glass, cycling along the quiet village streets and more. If none of these activities interest you, just relax on the beach and enjoy the glorious sunset.
- Ample Opportunities for Shopping: For all sophisticated buyers, Bay Head has the timeless beauty of a small country village by the sea, housing over 40 specialty stores. Each store offers something unique in an outstanding way. Once you are done shopping, get ready to be spoiled for choice for food, from take-outs to award-winning cuisine at the various restaurants at Bay Head.
Quite frankly, a day or two will never be enough to absorb the calmness of this place. The best way to spend time here, while saving on accommodations is to choose vacation rentals, says an expert at Donnelly Real Estate Group.
So, go ahead and plan your next vacation at the beach and don’t forget to check out what Bay Head has to offer.