Downtown Atlantic Highlands in Monmouth County sits perched 36 feet high above the Raritan Bay with extraordinary views of New York City and Sandy Hook. The community is hosts many cultural events and has access to many recreational activities. Downtown Atlantic Highlands is home to many restaurants, shops and service businesses, as well as a boutique hotel, a downtown cinema, and two playhouses.
Atlantic Highlands has been attracting investors and visitors since the late 1800’s and development boomed through the early and mid-1900s, including a large pier to serve steamships disembarking from New York City to shuttle vacationers across the Raritan Bay. This tradition continues at the municipal harbor for vacationers and commuters to this day riding ferries to work in Manhattan or enjoy a day at the bayshore in Atlantic Highlands.