Spring is the perfect to explore the area near apartments in Old Bridge, NJ. The weather is warm and there’s lots to see in and around the area. Stay close to home or head down the Shore to explore nature or just enjoy the beach! Here are some things to check out this spring.

Thompson Park, Lincroft

Thompson Park, located in Monmouth County just minutes from apartments in Old Bridge, NJ, features acres of nature’s splendor. Established in 1968, Thompson Park features 667 acres of greenspace including a playground, tennis courts, a fishing lake, Creative Arts Center, and more. This spring there are a variety of activities to participate in including Sunday Explorer Hikes which will take you to a surprise location to explore!

Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, Long Branch

Think it’s too early for the shore? Think again! Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park in Long Branch is open year-round and ready for visitors! Park admission and parking fees are charged from Memorial Day to Labor Day weekend, but early birds can avoid them. In addition to just enjoying the beach, you can bring the kids to explore Tony’s Place in the park. Tony’s Place, named after former Board of Recreation Commissioners Vice-Chairman Dr. Anthony Musella, is a fully accessible playground featuring a variety of equipment. For older kids, or daring adults, there’s also a Skateplex located within the park. Helmets are required for those under 17.

New Jersey Audubon Plainsboro Preserve, Cranbury

Just 30 minutes from apartments in Old Bridge, NJ, you’ll find the Plainsboro Preserve – a part of the New Jersey Audubon. According to their website, The New Jersey Audubon fosters environmental awareness and a conservation ethic among New Jersey’s citizens; protects New Jersey’s birds, mammals, other animals, and plants, especially endangered and threatened species; and promotes preservation of New Jersey’s valuable natural habitats. In addition to a variety of family programs, the Plainsboro Preserve will be home to the World Series of Birding this spring. Join a team and compete to spot the most species of birds in a day!

Whether you’re interested in spotting new birds or enjoying a warm spring day at the beach, the possibilities are endless near apartments in Old Bridge, NJ. Centrally located and near it all – you’ll be sure to soak up the spring air close or a little further from home!