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Enjoy the quiet off season in this New Jersey shore town with serene beaches during the day and hopping nightlife in the evening. Play vintage pinball games on the boardwalk or catch a show to support the city's live music scene at the famed Stone Pony or Asbury Lanes, where you can also bowl a few frames when there's not a show. Beer lovers can escape the outdoor chill at the Festhalle & Biergarten, which serving more than 100 varieties of beer and is one of the nation's coolest beer gardens. Visit in January for Asbury Park Beerfest.