Friday, November 12, 2021

Ocean Grove To Asbury Park

 We have been having warmer temperatures and warmth always brings us to the boardwalk for a walk.
On Wednesday we went to Ocean Grove.
This boardwalk was destroyed during Super Storm Sandy and rebuilt shortly after.
It is nice and smooth, 
a beautiful walk, with a great view of its old victorian homes.

Ocean Grove

Ocean Grove is a small seaside community that leads right in to the fun and historic

The Grand Arcade is home to 
The Paramount Theater, Convention Center, eclectic shops and a restaurant.

This is the old, historic carousel house built in May 1928.
The carousel itself was purchased in 1990, 
removed from this building and moved to Family Kingdom Park in Myrtle Beach South Carolina.
It still operates there today with fiberglass replicas of the original wooden horses.

Both Ocean Grove and Asbury Park are small seaside communities.
Both are known for their sandy beaches and beachfront boardwalks lined with shops, arcades and cafes.

We saw a row of hearts on the sand dune, there had to be at least 20, just like this, drawn in a row.


BeachGypsy said...

A perfect day--a perfect walk!! Wow what a pretty blue sky! We have been to the carousel at myrtle Beach. Hope you had a good week!

Ruth S said...

I was there on Saturday. It was a beautiful day.

DeniseinVA said...

I would love to walk around the arcade (the whole area really). It's a wonderful looking building. I have fond memories of the carousels. Love those hearts in the sand. Happy weekend to you Debbie :)

Sandi said...

Love the ❤️! 😊

eileeninmd said...

Sounds like a wonderful seaside town. Love the heart on the beach.
Take care, enjoy your weekend!

Debbie said...

hi ruth...i hope you had a nice walk, it is such a pretty area!!

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Lowcarb team member said...

What a wonderful blue sky.
I enjoyed your photographs, it looks and sounds a nice seaside place.

All the best Jan

Ruth Hiebert said...

The sky is so beautiful and of course so is the whole area.

Black Knight said...

A beautiful area perfect for a walk and to take pictures!
Love the architecture. The carousel house was built in the same year that my father was born: 1928.

Marie Smith said...

Love the colour of the sand. That is an interesting spot for a wander.

That carousel has been in movies I bet.

Changes in the wind said...

What a pretty area and a great place to walk.

Conniecrafter said...

Such great big buildings, it looks pretty deserted. Someone kept busy drawing hearts, neat to come upon, makes you wonder what the story behind it was :)

Brian King said...

Great place to walk and see the beach! I would like to see the original carousel!