Welcome to your Atlantic Highlands New Jersey bed and breakfast, where our innkeepers are eager to greet you. Atlantic Highlands is in New Jersey’s Shore region, and was once known as Portland Pointe. The borough was founded in 1671 by a London Quaker named Richard Hartshorne. The once-summer bungalows, now quaint year-round cottages, and the Victorian homes add to our nickname as the “Jewel of the Bayshore.”
Make your reservations now to experience New Jersey Inns, and come learn all about Atlantic Highlands. Steamer service was the main transportation source from the 1910s through the 1940s. Boats still cruise to Manhattan on the Fourth of July for the Macy’s fireworks display. Travelers can even take a ferry to dine in the city. For a casual dinner here in town, don’t miss Pete’s By the Bay for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Afterwards, stroll through the bait and tackle shop where you can also purchase ice or rent a 15′ motorized skiff for a real adventure.
Do you love the outdoors? The Henry Hudson Trail is nine miles long, and stands ready for in-line skaters, bicyclists, equestrians, and walkers. You’ll also love the First Avenue Playhouse and Wolf’s Pub. Don’t miss the Strauss Mansion and Museum, as well as the Mt. Mitchill Scenic Overlook! You’ll find excellent fishing in Sandy Hook Bay, not to mention the sea breeze beckoning you to do some sailing. If you’re feeling like a day trip, it’s only a short ten miles from Atlantic Highlands to Long Branch, where days are spent constructing sand castles and enjoying the beach. Don’t forget to check out the cafes and the many shopping opportunities. Wondering about any famous people who are part of the Atlantic Highlands history? The father of the submarine tested the Argonaut Jr. here. Corwin Knapp Linson was an admired artist and illustrator. Many folks also enjoyed the lovely watercolors created by Charles Payne Sears. We can’t wait for you to enjoy the accommodations of one of our inns, always a lovely alternative to hotel lodging.