All posts tagged: new jersey

Summers Down The Shore

I’m about to let you in on a little secret that might surprise you: the television show, The Jersey Shore is not an accurate representation of what life is like in the beach towns of New Jersey. Sure, the particular area that the show was filmed in does lives up to some of the things that were portrayed there, but outside of the tiny town that people identify the show with is a hidden oasis of picturesque beach communities.Lavallette is a tiny, quaint beach town I grew up spending my summers in. On one side of the island is the ocean and on the opposite side is the bay. Beach shops and boutiques line the streets and home made ice cream is available on every other block. There are staple restaurants like the Crabs Claw that you can roll into after a day on the beach wearing a tank top and swim trunks, snack on coconut shrimp, and dance to live cover bands belting out hits from Bon Jovi and Journey all night long. The …

Beach Escape

I have grown up going down to my family’s shore house every Fourth of July and it has become a tradition I look forward to every year. From delicious meals (with some refreshing cocktails, dancing and live music), to jumping on rides at the Seaside Heights Boardwalk, to laying out and finding some time for total r&r on the beach, this will go down as one of the best Fourth of Julys yet. Here are some of my favorite moments from the trip. Much love and hope everyone had an amazing Fourth! 🇺🇸👌🏻