Ocean Grove

One-of-a-kind community!

Ocean Grove is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Neptune Township, on the Atlantic Ocean’s Jersey Shore, between Asbury Park to the north and Bradley Beach to the south. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Ocean Grove is noted for its abundant examples of Victorian architecture.

Also Ocean Grove is a town rich in tree-lined streets, lakes, and parks. The main avenue is “Small Town USA” with a variety of restaurants, quaint shops and stores providing daily necessities of life. Easily accessible by car, train and bus, the Grove is about an hour from Philadelphia and New York City.

New Jersey’s finest year-round family seashore, one square mile of natural beauty, has welcomed and delighted vacationers, including U.S. presidents, award-winning writers, and popular celebrities for over a century.

Come for a day or to stay at Ocean Grove!

Ocean Township School District

Education Information

In 1897, the site in Ocean Grove was leased to the school district for the purpose of creating Neptune High School, a comprehensive four-year community public high school that serves students in ninth through twelfth grades.

Neptune Township Schools is one of New Jersey’s 31 former Abbott districts. The school has been accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Secondary Schools since 1929.

The Administration, Faculty, and Staff members of Neptune High School is committed to providing a safe learning environment that cultivates personal growth and citizenship for all students.  High academic standards, coupled with an emphasis on the importance of cultural diversity, will continue to be our focus and allow us to work in conjunction with parents and the community.

Hotel and Places To Stay

The TENTS of Ocean Grove

Ocean Grove is a popular spot on theJersey Shore known for its Victorian homes and charm.  There is fabulous boutique shopping, and wonderful places to eat and snack. This ecelctic shore town is also home to “Tent City”.  Tent City a colony of canvas tents that are available for rent in the summertime. Yes, you heard right.  You can rent a tent.  These aren’t your average,  camping tents;  and there is quite a waitlist to even get one.  But what is the draw and what makes these tents so special.

The  tent community is unique. “Why would anyone live in a tent for the entire summer?” But after all it’s a tradition. The tents date back to 1870. Today, there are 114 tent structures in total and they are located near the Great Auditoriim.   It’s a vacation experience unlike any other.  Check out this great article to learn more!

Restaurants and More!

Food to suit the tastes of the most exacting connoisseur!

Ocean Grove offers a variety of places to dine with everything from casual informal cafés that offer table service and outdoor dining in the warm weather months, to more formal fine dining restaurants with warm, relaxed atmospheres. Visitors can also grab a cup of freshly brewed coffee, delicious home baked goods or their favorite flavor ice cream at one of the town’s many specialty shops that offer counter service. One characteristic they all have in common is their warm, friendly service!

From fine dining and “high tea” to pizza and a soda, Ocean Grove has many restaurants, bakeries, and cafes to suit many tastes. Open all year long, Ocean Grove eateries offer fresh, seasonal menus for summer, winter, and the holidays. Here is a list of options:

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