Ready to hit the beach? Be sure to pack your sunscreen, a towel, and your wallet. While some of the beaches along the wildly popular Jersey Shore are free, many require the purchase of a beach badge to to enjoy the sand and surf.
Beachgoers in many towns have different options, ranging from day rates to monthly passes. Children 11 and younger do not require a beach badge in New Jersey. Also, many beaches offer free or discounted tags for active military members and veterans. Please check with the municipality for details.
Scroll through the guide below to see what the beach is going to cost you, from Cape May Point all the way up to Sandy Hook, during the 2018 season.
Watching the sunset from Sunset Beach in Cape May Point is a favorite tradition of both locals and visitors.
A day at the beach in Cape May.
The 2017 Cape May County Lifeguard Championships in Wildwood Crest.
The Race of Gentlemen, vintage car and motorcycle racing on the beach in Wildwood.