These places will make you say "I have a feeling we're not in Ocean County anyone." But you are!

Ocean County is home to some beautiful places.  Obviously, we're most known for our amazing beaches.  But every now and then, you need a little change of pace.

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Do you think you have to leave the state to do fun activities like kayaking, wine tasting, and seeing wild animals? Think again!  You can do all of this and even more fun things right here in Ocean County.

If you find yourself needing a break, luckily, these 5 incredible places right in our backyard will make you feel like you're on a vacation without even needing to travel far.  If you're looking for the perfect day trip, or you want to do a staycation without breaking the bank, you'll find fabulous options below.

If you've never visited these places, you can make it a goal to try each one this summer for an experience you've never had before!  Or, if you have been, let us know if any of your favorites made the list, and what activities are there that you like to do best.

I personally have only visited 2, but I'm definitely going to have to try them all!  I know you'll want to too.

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