Are you fascinated by the supernatural? Do ghosts and ghouls pique your interest? If you often wonder what lies beyond, head to Paranormal Books & Curiosities in Asbury Park, NJ. This bookstore brings paranormal enthusiasts together to explore the unknown. Here, you’ll find books, magazines, and gifts as well as ghost hunting equipment and supplies. It’s a one-of-a-kind destination! Read on for details.
Ocean Grove, New Jersey, is a short drive from an excellent selection of stores, including Paranormal Books in Asbury Park! For a comprehensive list of clothing boutiques, bookstores, and other unique attractions, be sure to access our free Travel Guide. This handy tool has everything you need to plan a memorable Jersey Shore vacation!
3 Things to Do at Paranormal Books in Asbury Park
1. Stroll the Store
If you’re searching for an unconventional beach read, Paranormal Books has you covered. Browse their extensive collection of local and regional titles, historical volumes, ghost hunting guides, and more. Or, check out the paranormal fiction section featuring ghosts, zombies, vampires, and werewolves. You’ll even find the latest copy of Weird NJ and other collectible magazines in the store.
Paranormal Books & Curiosities also has permanent exhibits for your viewing pleasure. You’ll find haunted dolls, Ouija boards, and artwork in the Paranormal Museum. It’s open to the public on weekends, and guided tours are available at 12:30, 2, and 3 p.m.
Note: Museum tours sell out fast! We recommend purchasing tickets in advance.
2. Take a Ghost Tour
Visitors itching to have a paranormal experience should sign up for a tour with Paranormal Books. Store owner Kathy Kelly says that “Asbury Park has haunted history everywhere” and is happy to show you the city’s mysterious underbelly. Explore infamous locations like the boardwalk and the Paramount Theatre. Or, sign up for a lantern-led walk through the downtown district and travel back through history. Tours are held Thursday through Sunday.
3. Attend an Event
For a more intimate experience with the otherworldly, consider attending an in-store event at Paranormal Books & Curiosities. The experienced staff hosts physic readings and a monthly séance. They also organize fable festivals like Don’t Go in the Water, Krampus Asbury Park, and the Jersey Devil Festival. Call (732) 455-3188 for additional information.
Book Your Stay in Ocean Grove
After your paranormal adventure, walk back to Ocean Grove and allow your heart rate to return to normal. Our historic properties are ideal for an overnight stay. They’re over a century old, but you won’t find any ghosts here! The Ocean View Inn and Ocean Plaza Hotel have been completely restored and boast comfortable accommodations and modern amenities. Plus, they’re just a block from the beach!
The Stokes Suite is one of our most popular rooms. This cozy accommodation features a private outdoor deck with spectacular ocean views. It’s beautifully decorated and has a queen-size bed, sitting area, private bathroom, and kitchenette. Guests enjoy a delicious, complimentary breakfast each morning of their stay.
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