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Jackson Township (New Jersey)

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Jackson Township (New Jersey)

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Jackson Township is a town in Ocean County (New Jersey).

Get in[edit]

Interstate 195 is the major artery that travels through the northern section of Jackson, and provides a vital link to the New Jersey Turnpike, the Garden State Parkway, and other arteries. I-195 Exit 16 will place you on Ocean County Route 537.

New Jersey Transit offers limited bus service to Jackson Township.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

St. Vladimir's, the gold domed Russian Orthodox church in the Cassville section of town.

Rova Farms, a Russian resort in the Cassville section of town.

Fish Road, an ancient Native American route to the Atlantic Ocean.

The Clayton burial ground in the Brookwood I section of town.

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Cycling
  • Six Flags Great Adventure, 1 Six Flags Boulevard, [1]. Open daily May-August, on weekends and assorted days in April, September, and October. A major theme park boasting the tallest and 2nd fastest roller coaster in the world, Kingda Ka. Admission is $59.99, but there are numerous discounts. If you plan to visit more than once, a season pass ($99.99) would be cheaper.
  • Six Flags Hurricane Harbor [2]
  • Six Flags Wild Safari [3]

Buy[edit][add listing]

There's a huge outlet mall on the edge of town near Great Adventre. It's worth a look, but don't count on a bargain.

Eat[edit][add listing]

Jackson is not known for fine dining. Your best bet is either the Cassville Tavern or some pizza parlor. They're all rather good. If it's kosher you crave, then go to Lakewood, one town east of Jackson.

Drink[edit][add listing]

Go to the Cassville Tavern. Be quiet and easygoing. Eat up. Tip well. Drive away sober.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Jackson is nice enough, but it offers not one place for a traveler to sleep. The nearest towns aren't great. Unless you have friends to stay with, your best bet would be a brand name hotel in Point Pleasant, Freehold, or Toms River. If money is no object then either check into the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank, take a room in Princeton, Summit, or New York City, or rent a house in Spring Lake or Bay Head.


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