Like many in the Garden State this season, my wife and I are going to enjoy our vacation week by staying close to home, but a staycation at the Jersey Shore is pretty awesome.

Of course, it's great to get away no matter where you live, but with schedules as busy as they are, and dozens of other reasons, sometimes the staycation is the way to go. And if you're staying, at least it's at the place most people go to for their vacation.

The possibilities are endless around the Jersey Shore, and it's amazing how we don't always get the time to take advantage of what is right in our backyard. Sometimes we spend so much time avoiding the summer crowds. we miss the best things at the Jersey Shore.

So we're going to spend the week enjoying a little relaxation, and enjoying the things we fell in love with about the Jersey Shore. That's a nice vacation, no matter how you look at it.