- Our list of the best things to do in Toms River, New Jersey, features the top 153 nearby activities — including 53 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Toms River, NJ has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Amusement, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 17 things to do within the city of Toms River, NJ , followed by 136 popular activities in nearby cities, including Point Pleasant Beach, Asbury Park, Belmar, Jackson, Seaside Heights, Brick, Freehold, Manasquan, Lakewood, Barnegat Light, Spring Lake, Beach Haven, Surf City, Farmingdale, Waretown, Barrow, Englishtown and Long Branch
Ocean County Library has many books, DVDs, CDs, video games and other multimedia, along with numerous databases that provide access to thousands of online materials. They have nearly 500 public computers and also offer free wi-fi.
The River Lady is an authentic reproduction of a paddle wheel riverboat that embraces the aesthetic of a 19th century Mississippi paddleboat. Lunch and dinner cruises are the main services on the boat, but special events are conducted throughout the year.
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Recently renovated and reopened, the Robert J. Novins Planetarium caters mostly to school groups. The public is allowed into some laser shows that are held regularly though with special events conducted during the holiday season.
A relaxing atmosphere with soft music forms the base of the Simply Skin Day Spa. Skin care treatments are the most numerous, but the business also offers traditional massage packages, body care treatments, waxing, makeup, manicures, and pedicures.
Located in a building that was constructed before 1820, the Ocean County Historical Museum preserves and displays pieces that demonstrate the history of Ocean County and New Jersey in general. The site also features a research center and genealogical library.
Jump Street Skate Park is suitable for most ages and skill levels. Fans of BMX, skating, and scooters can try out this generously-sized indoor skate park. Lessons are available for beginners. Birthday parties can be reserved here as well.