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==== From New York and points north====
 
==== From New York and points north====
New Jersey Turnpike to exit 11 [http://www.state.nj.us/turnpike/index.htm]change to the Garden State Parkway South to exit 100B to Route 33 East follow straight to end of road crossing Main Street and following to  Ocean. Turn left on Ocean Ave and follow for five blocks. You are now on Main Ave in Ocean Grove. The center and heart of town is one block west.
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New Jersey Turnpike to exit 11 [http://www.state.nj.us/turnpike/index.htm]change to the Garden State Parkway South to exit 100B to Route 33 East follow straight to end of road crossing Main Street and following to  Ocean. Turn left on Ocean Ave and follow for two blocks. You are now on Main Ave in Ocean Grove. The center and heart of town is one block west.
  
 
====From the west====  
 
====From the west====  
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==== From Philadelphia and points south====
 
==== From Philadelphia and points south====
New Jersey Turnpike to exit 7A change to 195 East to route 18 North. Exit at the route 33 exit staying in the left lane that will put you on route 33 East at the light on the bottom of the exit ramp. Stay on Route 33 East to the ocean. Turn left on Ocean Ave and follow for five blocks. You are now on Main Ave in Ocean Grove. The center  of town is one block west.
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New Jersey Turnpike to exit 7A change to 195 East to route 18 North. Exit at the route 33 exit staying in the left lane that will put you on route 33 East at the light on the bottom of the exit ramp. Stay on Route 33 East to the ocean. Turn left on Ocean Ave and follow for two blocks. You are now on Main Ave in Ocean Grove. The center  of town is one block west.
  
 
=== By bus and train ===
 
=== By bus and train ===
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* '''The Great Auditorium''', built in 1894. Considered to be the largest enclosed auditorium in New jersey the Great Auditorium originally seated 10,000 people. Through some modernization and the addition of the pipe organ the Auditorium seat 6,500 people. The all wood structure is is the size of a football field used for Sunday services and concerts. Throughout the Auditorium's history it has attracted a wide array of performers including Enrico Caruso, Marian Anderson,John Phillip Sousa. Peter Paul & Mary and Johnny Mathias.  Along with these, seven presidents of the United States, including Ulysses S. Grant, Theodore Roosevelt and Richard Nixon have spoken at the Great Auditorium as well as 27 of the past 28 New Jersey governors elected since its completion. The '''Auditorium Organ''' was dedicated 1903. The organ was built by Robert Hope Jones who was funded on  his arrival by Samuel Clemens. (Mark Twain) The organ has 10 divisions totaling 176 ranks and over 10,000 pipes.
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* '''The Great Auditorium''', built in 1894. Considered to be the largest enclosed auditorium in New jersey the Great Auditorium originally seated 10,00 people. Through some modernization and the addition of the pipe organ the Auditorium seat 6,500 people. The all wood structure is is the size of a football field used for Sunday services and concerts. Through out the Auditorium's history it has attracted a wide array of performers including Enrico Caruso, Marian Anderson,John Phillip Sousa. Peter Paul & Mary and Johnny Mathias.  Along with these, seven presidents of the United States, including Ulysses S. Grant, Theodore Roosevelt and Richard Nixon have spoken at the Great Auditorium as well as 27 of the past 28 New Jersey governors elected since its completion. The '''Auditorium Organ''' was dedicated 1903. The oragn was built by Robert Hope Jones who was funded on  his arrival by Samuel Clemens. (Mark Twain) The organ has 10 divisions totaling 176 ranks and over 10,000 pipes.
  
 
* '''Tent City''' -Since 1870. Tenting is still a way of life in Ocean Grove where at one time there were 200 tents for every home. Today there are 114 tent structures still nestled around the Great Auditorium which is the hub of the summer program activities and where descendants of founding families continue to carry on this wonderful tradition.
 
* '''Tent City''' -Since 1870. Tenting is still a way of life in Ocean Grove where at one time there were 200 tents for every home. Today there are 114 tent structures still nestled around the Great Auditorium which is the hub of the summer program activities and where descendants of founding families continue to carry on this wonderful tradition.
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* '''Ocean Pathway'''- From the ocean to The Great Auditorium walk along or relax in the fields of the two blocks of open space lined with some of the most beautiful victorian homes and hotels in Ocean Grove.
 
* '''Ocean Pathway'''- From the ocean to The Great Auditorium walk along or relax in the fields of the two blocks of open space lined with some of the most beautiful victorian homes and hotels in Ocean Grove.
  
* '''Victorian Homes''' - On Ocean Grove's tree-lined streets is the largest assemblage of authentic Victorian architecture in the nation. in 1976, the town had the honor of being entered in the National Register of Historic Places and in 1977 the New Jersey State Register of historic Places.
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* '''Victorian Homes''' - On Ocean Groves's tree-lined streets is the largest assemblage of authentic Victorian architecture in the nation. in 1976, the town had the honor of being entered in the National Register of Historic Places and in 1977 the New Jersey State Register of historic Places.
 
   
 
   
 
* '''The Museum of the Historical Society of Ocean Grove''', [http://www.oceangrovehistory.org/HistoricBuildings/Museum.htm]]]. The Museum of the Historical Society of Ocean Grove has a collection of approximately 15,000 artifacts and pieces relative to the history of Ocean Grove, the Holiness Movement, Camp Meetings, Methodism, Monmouth County and 19th Century Life. The Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of Ocean Grove, recording the history of Camp Meetings, and to recording aspects of the Victorian Age.
 
* '''The Museum of the Historical Society of Ocean Grove''', [http://www.oceangrovehistory.org/HistoricBuildings/Museum.htm]]]. The Museum of the Historical Society of Ocean Grove has a collection of approximately 15,000 artifacts and pieces relative to the history of Ocean Grove, the Holiness Movement, Camp Meetings, Methodism, Monmouth County and 19th Century Life. The Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of Ocean Grove, recording the history of Camp Meetings, and to recording aspects of the Victorian Age.
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* '''The Jersey Shore Arts Center'''- View local artist at work in the renovated Neptune Township High School. Located at the main gate entrance at Main Avenue & Main Street
 
* '''The Jersey Shore Arts Center'''- View local artist at work in the renovated Neptune Township High School. Located at the main gate entrance at Main Avenue & Main Street
  
* '''Business District'''- Walk along Main Avenue and see the beautiful display of flowers and plants from Ocean Grove Florists. You will also breathe in the aroma of the fine coffee's from Barbaric Bean Coffee Roastery and Cafe. Check out the many shops that include restaurants, eateries, art galleries, cheese shops, bakeries, clothes stores, home decor, chocolates, and more.
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* '''Business District'''- Walk along Main Avenue and see the beautiful display of flowers and plants from Ocean Grove Florists. You will also breath in the aroma of the fine coffee's from Barbaric Bean Coffee Roastery and Cafe. Check out the many shops that include restaurants, eateries, art galleries, cheese shops, bakeries, clothes stores, home decor, chocolates, and more.
  
 
* '''Boardwalk''', [http://www.asburyboardwalk.com/boardwalks/oceangrove.htm] - Sit and relax or stroll along the Boardwalk with its unobstructed views of both the ocean and the Victorian home and hotels along Ocean Avenue.
 
* '''Boardwalk''', [http://www.asburyboardwalk.com/boardwalks/oceangrove.htm] - Sit and relax or stroll along the Boardwalk with its unobstructed views of both the ocean and the Victorian home and hotels along Ocean Avenue.
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Through out the year  Ocean Grove has events that include-  
 
Through out the year  Ocean Grove has events that include-  
  
* '''January''' - Annual Benefit Concert for Monmouth/Ocean Counties Food Bank, [http://www.oceangrovefoodbankbenefitconcert.org].
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* '''January''' - Annual Benefit Concert for Monmouth/Ocean Counties Food Bank, [http://www.davidsfoodbankbenefitconcert.org].
 
   
 
   
 
* '''February''' - Chocolate Lovers Weekend, Hunt for Hearts and Winter Walk, Narrated Horse & Carriage Rides.  
 
* '''February''' - Chocolate Lovers Weekend, Hunt for Hearts and Winter Walk, Narrated Horse & Carriage Rides.  
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The Ocean Grove Business District has many stores and speciality shops.
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The Ocean Grove Business District has many stores and speciality shops that include:
*<buy name="Guitar Point & Ocean Grove Music Company" alt="" address="Box 447" directions="" phone="732-213-8111" url="www.guitarpoint.net" hours="appointment" price="" lat="" long="">Guitar Instruction & Supplies, Bagpipe Supplies, special event services, </buy>
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Aaensen's Kitchen & Bath Showroom, The Auditorium Bookstore, The Beach House, Cheese On Main, Comfort Zone & Comfort Zone Books, Cottage Home, Favorite Things, Gifts By Tina, Gingerbreads Tea & Treasures, Gourmet Grove, Just Treats, Kitch & Kaboodle, The Loft, Main Avenue Galleria, Ocean grove Flowers & Gifts, Ocean Grove Hardware, Ocean Grove Trading Company, Patricia's Boutique, Refried Beans Antiques, Smugglers Cove and Tumblety Howell Art.
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
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You'll find lots of great food in Ocean Grove with the many eateries and cafes.
 
You'll find lots of great food in Ocean Grove with the many eateries and cafes.
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The Baker Boys, Barbaric Bean Coffee Roastery & Cafe, Bia(Located in the Majestic Hotel), Day's Ice Cream, Dorians on the Beach, Moonstruck Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge, Nagles Apothecary & Cafe, Ocean Grove Bake Shoppe, Pathway Market, The Pizza Shoppe, The Raspberry Cafe, Sea Grass, The Starving Artist at Day's, Victorian Tea Room in the Lillagarrd, The Windmill, and Yvonne's Cafe.
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
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==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
The town has many quaint B & B's, Inns and hotels. You can find rooms that range from $50 a night to $500.
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Room rates in Ocean grove range from $85 a night to $275 depending on the accommodation's you want. A complete listing of the web site links to the hotels, Inn and B&B's is available at the Ocean Grove Area Chamber of Commerce web site.[http://www.oceangrovenj.com]
 
 
*<sleep name="Manchester Inn Bed and Breakfast" alt="" address="  25 Ocean Pathway  " directions="  In front of the Great Auditorium - near Beach" phone="  732-775-0616  " url="  www.themanchesterinn.com   " checkin="  3pm-9pm" checkout="    11am" price="    75 to 185" lat="40.21415" long="-74.00463"></sleep>
 
  
*<sleep name="Inns of Ocean Grove" alt="" address="22 Ocean Pathway" directions="" phone="732.774.6552" url="http://www.theinnsofoceangrove.com/" email="[email protected]" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">Three inns right by the beach.  Impeccable rooms, outstanding breakfast.</sleep>
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Albatross Hotel, Ashley House, The Bath Ave House, The Bellevue Stratford Inn, The Carriage House B&B, Central Ave House, Henry Richard Inn,  House by the Sea, The In  at Ocean Grove, Laingdon Hotel, Lillagaard B&B, Majestic Hotel, Manchester Inn B&B, The Melrose, Ocean Park Inn, Ocean Plaza Hotel, Ocean Pride, Ocean View Inn, Ocean Vista Hotel, Park View Inn, Quaker Inn, Sandpiper Guest House, The Sea Spray, 7 Ocean, The Shamrock and Shawmont Inn.
  
 
==Contact==
 
==Contact==
 
* '''Ocean Grove Area Chamber of Commerce''', [http://www.oceangrovenj.com]
 
* '''Ocean Grove Area Chamber of Commerce''', [http://www.oceangrovenj.com]
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* '''Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association''', [http://www.ogcma.org].
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==
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Ocean Grove is in Monmouth County New Jersey. Along with the beauty of the Jersey coastline the county is home to much history in the development of America. The area is also the home to a lot of rock & roll history. Some of the places that are a short drive from Ocean Grove include:
 
 
Gateway National Park, Allaire State Park, The Stone Pony, Six Flags, Freehold Raceway Mall, Monmouth Battlefield, Monmouth University, The Garfield House, Horse Park of New Jersey, Mt. Mitchell Over Look, National Guard of New Jersey Museum, Belmar Marina, Twin  Light Lighthouse, Sandy Hook Lighthouse, Sea Girt light House
 
Gateway National Park, Allaire State Park, The Stone Pony, Six Flags, Freehold Raceway Mall, Monmouth Battlefield, Monmouth University, The Garfield House, Horse Park of New Jersey, Mt. Mitchell Over Look, National Guard of New Jersey Museum, Belmar Marina, Twin  Light Lighthouse, Sandy Hook Lighthouse, Sea Girt light House
  
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