Around the Area

The Gardens at Jackson Twenty-One have a distinct look and feel, designed to suit the individualized needs of residents. Likewise, the surrounding area is full of exciting opportunities that are a good match for art lovers to adventure-seekers and everyone in between.

If you’re looking for what to do in Jackson, NJ, you don’t have to look far from your home at The Gardens at Jackson Twenty-One. For the outdoorsy types, right in the neighborhood, you’ll find Metedonck National Golf Club and the Barnegat Bay Watershed, offering lots of opportunities for adventure. The nearby Turkey Swamp Park is a haven for outdoor fun, including hiking, fishing, and boating. If you really want a thrill, head just 10 minutes to Six Flags Great Adventure, one of the East Coast’s biggest and best amusement parks, full of dozens of rides and entertainment venues for youngsters and adults alike.

Those who prefer more laidback leisure activities can enjoy all the deals and steals at Jackson Premium Outlets, just minutes from the properties. Here you’ll find dozens of discount retailers, specializing in clothing, accessories, home goods and much more. Also, right near The Gardens at Jackson Twenty-One is the Jackson Plaza Shopping Center, a neighborhood mall that can meet all of the local residents’ needs, from restaurants and grocery stores to health and beauty boutiques and a fitness center.

While there is plenty to see and do right in Jackson, one of the best aspects of living in an Ocean County, NJ, apartment is its proximity to other opportunities in the region. The commute from Jackson, NJ, to Center City Philadelphia is just one hour, meaning you can enjoy all the arts, culture and nightlife outlets in one of the nation’s biggest cities and be back home all in a night. In the other direction, the commute from Jackson, NJ, to New York City is about an hour and a half; if you don’t want to grapple with gridlock traffic, head right over to Trenton—just a 25-minute commute—and hop a train that cruises right into the Big Apple.

Whether you’re staying local or exploring the region, living in an Ocean County, NJ, apartment puts you near all the action.