Jersey Shore: By the Numbers

Some interesting facts about the Garden State

Saturday, May 25, 2013  |  Updated 9:04 AM EDT
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Jersey Shore: By the Numbers


As the Jersey Shores welcomes visitors this weekend for the unofficial start to summer, the Governor's office releases "By the Numbers: The Jersey Shore" showing some interesting facts about the Garden State.

  • More Than 2 Million Visitors To Sandy Hook Recreation Area
  • More Than 3000 Acres Of Enjoyment At Island Beach State Park
  • 1870 Year First Boardwalk Was Built
  • 199 Steps To The Top Of Cape May Lighthouse
  • 172 Miles Of Garden State Parkway
  • 131 Years Lucy The Elephant Has Kept Watch Over The Jersey Shore
  • 130 Miles Of Beaches
  • Over 70 Flavors Of Salt Water Taffy
  • 25 Holes At Rooftop Golf In Seaside Heights
  • 24 Lighthouses (11 Of Which Are Open To The Public)
  • 19 Rides At LBI’s Fantasy Island
  • 12 Locations Of Kohr’s Brothers Frozen Custard Stands In New Jersey
  • 7 Presidents Who Have Vacationed In Long Branch
  • Only 1 Jersey Shore


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