Directions

1 block from the beach. The Avon Manor Inn is conveniently located on the Central New Jersey shore just 60 miles from New York City, Philadelphia and Atlantic City. We are #109 SYLVANIA Avenue in Avon-by-the-Sea (732-776-7770).
Check-in is between 2(3 for cottages) and 7pm (please call if you are arriving after 7pm) When you arrive please walk in the front door and use the phone on the front desk to call the Innkeeper. Please remember that in many cases we are sitting around just waiting for your arrival. So if possible please let us know when you are arriving. You can come any time after 11am to get beach badges but come dressed for the beach and with an empty bladder. FYI...never use MapQuest! There is plenty of street parking and after 2pm, which is check-in, so if your early...even after 2:00 if there is not a spot leave someone in the car while you check-in and someone will leave the beach...Again, you can come any time after 11am to get beach badges but come dressed for the beach and with an empty bladder. There are three ways to get to the Avon Manor from NYC, you can either drive (See Directions Below), take NJ Transit (See Link below, there may be a transfer)or Academy Bus Line from Port Authority (Be prepared there may be a transfer). However many New Yorkers use Zipcar or Enterprise Rent a Car.

Public Transportation:
Click here for Transit Schedules or call New Jersey Transit’s North Jersey Coast line 800-955-2321
Taxi service is available from the Bradley Beach train station

Taxi Cabs
Belmar Cab-732-681-TAXI
Surf Taxi - 732-774-5500
Tops Taxi - 732-776-7712
Coastline Shuttles - 805-262-7812

Enterprise rent-a-car has weekend specials from $15/day and can pick you up and drop you off at the train station or the Inn. If coming from NY try nycexoticcarrentals.comfor rental cars.
Academy Bus Line drops you five blocks away in Avon several times daily.
For a schedule visit academybus.com or call Academy Bus line leaves from Port Authority (201)420-7000 or (800)442-7272 .

From South Jersey and Philadelphia
Take the Philly Turnpike to the NJ Turnpike(I-95) to Exit 7A which puts you on 195 East (Shore Points). Proceed East on I-195 approximately 30 miles (2-1/2 miles after you pass under the Garden State Parkway) bear left as road divides onto Highway 35 North (Belmar). Once on 35 stay in the left-hand lane. After you go over a bridge (in about a mile) and the Avon exit is 50 yards after that. Go straight through the light at the end of the exit ramp and the Avon Manor is 4 3/4 blocks on your right. (please call if you are arriving after 7pm) When you arrive please walk in the front door and use the phone on the front desk to call the Innkeeper. Please remember that in many cases we are sitting around just waiting for your arrival. So if possible please let us know when you are arriving.

Using the Garden State Parkway
Take exit number 100B (exit 100 if coming from the south), towards OCEAN GROVE/BRADLEY BEACH this exit puts you onto RT-33 east(THERE ARE ONLY TWO TURNS LEFT ON YOUR JOURNEY!) go 2.5 mile(s). Turn SLIGHT RIGHT after the overpass. This exit is labeled Avon and Rt. 18(but don't get on 18). Go straight off this exit towards Avon and in 1.5 mile(s) this road merges with RT-35 South, once on 35S get in left lane go 0.4 mile(s) and take the left lane exit towards AVON. At first light go straight you are on SYLVANIA AVE. We are #109 four and a half blocks past the light at the end of the Avon exit ramp. (please call if you are arriving after 7pm) When you arrive please walk in the front door and use the phone on the front desk to call the Innkeeper. Please remember that in many cases we are sitting around just waiting for your arrival. So if possible please let us know when you are arriving.

Newark Airport take NJ Turnpike South to Garden State Parkway South and follow above

From New York City
Take Lincoln Tunnel to Rt3 west. Take 3 West Turnpike South. Take Turnpike to exit 11 (Garden State Parkway South) or Take Holland Tunnel to 1/9 South. Take 1/9 South to Turnpike South. Take Turnpike to exit 11 (Garden State Parkway South)
Follow directions above.
From Upstate New York
take N.Y. Thruway to Garden State Parkway South (exit 14).
Follow directions above.
From Pennsylvania
Enter New Jersey on Route 80, and follow signs to Route 287 South. to Garden State Parkway South Or enter New Jersey on Route 78 and follow it to Garden State Parkway South. follow directions above.
Using the 18 going west/south
Take the second #8 exit and as soon as it puts you on 33 east there is an exit(stay right the entire time off the exit) for Avon. Go straight off this exit towards Avon and in 1.5 mile(s) this road merges with RT-35 South, once on 35S get in left lane go 0.4 mile(s) and take the left lane exit towards AVON. At first light go straight you are on SYLVANIA AVE. We are #109 four and a half blocks past the light at the end of the Avon exit ramp. (please call if you are arriving after 7pm) When you arrive please walk in the front door and use the phone on the front desk to call the Innkeeper. Please remember that in many cases we are sitting around just waiting for your arrival. So if possible please let us know when you are arriving.

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If you are familiar with the area you can get here from Ocean Ave. We are one block south and one block west of the Columns or from Belmar we are the fourth left after you come over the bridge into Avon we are one block on the left.