Atlantic Highlands, NJ

Coastal and scenic Jersey shore community

Welcome to Atlantic Highlands


Coastal and Charming town along the Jersey Shore
The lovely New Jersey town of Atlantic Highlands is a unique community located along Sandy Hook bay in Monmouth County and has the distinction of being the highest point along the Eastern Seaboard south of Maine. This little town is great to live in, whether you’re just starting out or want to live away from a densely urban area. 
Atlantic Highlands is full of life and offers its residents a tranquil place to call home. The proximity of all the homes close to the downtown with its mom-and-pop shops, and fine restaurants give the town a warm, charming feel.
This small town has many types of properties from new homes with seashore vibes to historic homes with a classical feel, many with views or on wooded private lots.  Home prices start at around $600k making this an excellent area for first time buyers, nature lovers and commuters to NYC.

What to Love

  • Quiet, coastal location
  • Charming, small-town feel
  • Lovely downtown with restaurants, theaters and mom-and-pop shops

People & Lifestyle

Atlantic Highlands is a quiet community with a charming downtown. The area is warm, and welcoming and provides a community-oriented lifestyle with all the perks of being next to the beach.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Though small, Atlantic Highlands offers its residents many activities, whether indoors or outdoors. There are various parks and trails, hobbies like boating, fishing, or simply sunbathing on the beach, delicious restaurants, and the Seastreak ferry to New York City. 
While strolling through the downtown, you’ll find many stores and restaurants. Start your morning with a fresh cup of coffee from Fair Mountain Coffee. Catch a film at the Atlantic Cinemas. Watch a  play or event at the First Avenue Playhouse Dessert Theatre
In the evening, enjoy dinner at the Gaslight, an American-style restaurant and bar. Dive into some signature Southwestern crab cakes and steaks at Copper Canyon or grab a locally made beer at the taproom in the Carton Brewing Company.

Things to Do

Venture off and have an adventure as you travel to the Mount Mitchell Scenic Overlook. Get some exercise or look at the water and nature and walk the Henry Hudson Trail or take a hike in Hartshorne Woods.  
In July, Atlantic Highlands hosts the FilmOneFest film festival and the annual Fireman’s Fair, a family-style carnival with attractions, games, fireworks and food.


  • Atlantic Highlands Elementary School, PK-6
  • Henry Hudson Regional School, 7-12

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