Few places offer more beautiful sunsets at the Jersey shore. That being said, no two beaches are equal when it comes to seeing the sunset in New Jersey. We have compiled a list of the very best places to see a sunset at the Jersey shore.
Sunset beach is less commercial than most of New Jersey’s beaches. It is the only place on the east coast that offers a completely unobstructed sunset. People also like checking out the wreckage of the S.S Atlantus just off shore of sunset beach.
If you are looking for an amazing over the top sunset try a sunset climb to the top of the Barnegat Lighthouse. You will see panoramic views of the Atlantic ocean and its surrounding shore towns.
Stone Harbor Point
If you enjoy unspoiled beaches this is an ideal place to take in a sunset. If you go to the south end of the island it will be just you and the birds.
Cape May Point Lighthouse
Climbing the 199 steps of the lighthouse will be well-worth the effort once you get a load of the spectacular views from the top of this historic place. Admission to the lighthouse is just $7 for adults and $3 for kids.
Pier at Caesars in Atlantic City
The ocean end deck of the pier at Caesars is an amazing place to take in a sunset. You are surrounded by water as you take in the view. The building is all window walls so you have an impressive and weatherproof view of the ocean at sunset.
Great Bay Boulevard, Little Egg Harbor
Just east of Tuckerton in Little Egg Harbor the Great Bay Boulevard is an ideal place to take in a sunset. The impressive sunset is embellished by a view of the Atlantic City skyline.
Harrah’s Casino Wooden Walkway
Behind the casino on the bay there is a secret wooden boardwalk that is mostly used by joggers and walkers. This wooden walkway also happens to be an ideal place to take in a sunset. The walkway has a few piers with benches so you can sit down relax and enjoy the view.
Long Beach Island
At the end of just about any street on Long Beach Island you can take in a beautiful sunset that will surely have you in awe of nature. There is a reason why this place is dubbed 18 miles of smiles, because you have a good view of the ocean from almost anywhere you are.
Wonderland Pier, Ocean City
If you like a quiet family beach Ocean City is the beach for you. You can get a glimpse of a beautiful sunset if you ride the ferris wheel at Wonderland Pier at sunset. The view is amazing.
Gardener’s Basin, Atlantic City
Located across from the Back Bay Ale House at the North end of Atlantic City, there is a cool shopping and entertainment village directly on the water. The sun disappears behind the Borgata or Harrahs.