The Single Life at the Jersey Shore
Summer nights, under the boardwalk; people have been ruminating about summer romance for decades, but is it really possible to find “The One” at shore. Well, if the”Jersey Shore” reality TV series did anything for the actual New Jersey shoreline it increased the number of people hitting the singles scene. Whether that’s a good or bad thing remains debatable, but it definitely increases your options. Knowing where to go and what’s hot will help you avoid winding up at a bar, or club that isn’t your cup of tea.
If you are in the area of Long Branch, New Jersey check out the Pier Village Located off Exit 11 on the New Jersey Turnpike, Pier Village is a group of upscale shops and establishments that caterers to the trendy 20 to 30-something crowd. Avenue Nuit is a third floor bar at Pier Village that overlooks the ocean. The bar is a bit pricey, but if you are looking for a more low-key sophisticated atmosphere away from the fist pumping and load music this place is perfect.
Those who prefer more of a bar feel might like the Langosta Lounge in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Located directly on the boardwalk, the Langosta Lounge has a casual and relaxed ambiance. With an excellent and unique menu, this bar is the perfect place to kick back and watch some surfing on the TV while throwing back a few cold ones.
If you want a taste of the “Jersey Shore” like you see it on TV, the Bamboo Bar, in Seaside Heights, New Jersey is the place to go. This bar has been voted the”Best Singles Bar” in New Jersey. The bar features live bands, and a host of seasonal events during the summer months. if dance music is your thing, this is the place to be. Friday night is ladies night so if you want to see a full house that’s the night to go.
Atlantic City is at no shortage of things for New Jersey singles to do. Borgota might be away from the hustle and bustle of the boardwalk, but it is always a buzz with activity. Mur Mur located in Borgota is a night club/lounge that manages to be both sleek and sexy while still maintaining a cozy atmosphere. This high-end club also features some of the world’s most famous DJs.
Singles looking for something a little more eclectic might want to check out Cuba Libre in the Quarter at Tropicana. Fitting with the theme of the Tropicana, stepping into Cuba Libre is like stepping back in time to 1940s Cuba. The hot Cuban rhythms will draw you out to the dance floor where every Friday and Saturday night feature salsa dancing.
If karaoke is your thing, you can serenade your future sweetheart at The Boiler Room in Cape May. This comfortable, yet sophisticated bar has karaoke night every Thursday. This underground the bar regularly features live music and dancing drawing in a bevy of young professionals looking to unwind.
Not all of us are looking to search for love among the throngs of club and bar goers. Some prefer to things a bit differently. Get in some gaming and try your luck at love at Caesar’s Atlantic City. Located in the heart of the action directly in the center of the Boardwalk, this casino has a ton of foot traffic. The Toga Bar in Caesar’s is the perfect place to grab a drink and look for love among the crowds of people.
Walking the boards can be the perfect way to meet your next summer love, but which boardwalk has the best singles scene. Wildwood has what many locals consider to be the best boardwalk. Withe plenty of games for your future sweetie to win your a cheesy stuffed toy and plenty of rides, shops and establishments to fill your time this boardwalk is not to be missed. Plus, the cool, kitsch feel of the neon lit, 1950s doo-wop architecture is not to be missed.
Singles can’t go wrong visiting the New Jersey shore in the summer. There is so much to do and see there is something for everyone. So pack up your beach bag with flip flops and sunscreen, grab your best buddies and head to the Jersey Shore for fun-filled summer days and nights.