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The Northern tip of the Jersey Shore is such a great place to visit!

Whether you'd like to enjoy the beaches, go boating, go hiking, eat, drink, and stay the night, this area really has so much to offer.

Please visit some of our favorite links to these sites below.

Places to Eat and Drink

BEER:  Carton - Brewed in our home town of Atlantic Highlands, with it's own special water source.  Enjoy it aboard the MARINER or during a brewery tour.

RUM: Shipwreck - With Import Offices in our home town of Atlantic Highlands.  Enjoy it aboard the Mariner or pick some up at your favorite liqour store.

Atlantic Highlands restaurant - Sissy's at the Harbor - stop in for breakfast or lunch before or after your cruise.  They also make great food to go to bring on the boat.

Atlantic Highlands restaurant - On The Deck - located just up the dock from us, stop in after your cruise.

Atlantic Highlands restaurant -Harborside - located just up the street from us, stop in before your cruise.

Bahrs Famous Sea Food Restaurant:  Est. 1917.  Located on the Shrewsbury River in Highlands NJ.  This is where Classic Boat Rides got our start.  Ask them about catering your party, we can stop at thier docks and pick it up during your charter cruise.  

COFFEE: Leonardo - Jersey Shore Coffee Roasters: Located in our hometown of Lenoardo NJ.  Brothers Andy and Paul roast the beans on premice. Stop in for a cup of joe or beans to go.

COFFEE:  Atlantic Highlands, home town to the MARINER.  Fair Mountain Coffee Roasters  Stop in and sea husband and wife roasters Greg and Barbara for a tasty cup and fresh roasted beans to go.

We hope to have you aboard the Mariner, Navesink Queen or Lady Jill soon, for a private charter or a public cruise.  


Fun Stuff To Do

Save Coastal Wild Life:   Is dedicated to educating people about coastal biodiversity and restoring habitat along the Jersey Shore.   

Carl Gentry:  Band and Solo.  They know how to "Rock the Boat".  Carl's shows on the Navesink Queen always SELL OUT!

Highands, NJ: Highlands is Happening! Check out local events and happenings in the town Classic Boat Rides got thier start, Highlands New Jersey.

The Arts:  Enjoy the Activities of the Atlantic Highlands Arts Council

Atlantic Highlands, NJ: (our Home Port Town)  Find out what's going around town.

Navesink Maritime Heritage Association:  A nautical learning adventure for kids and adults. Lot's of programs and trips to enjoy.

Area Lodging

Highlands - Sea Scape Manor - Bed and Breakfast.

WATER FRONT   Red Bank - Molly Pitcher and Oyster Point Hotel. Located on the water with stunning views of the Navesink River. Home to the our 6 passenger charter boat the Lady Jill.   

WATER FRONT   Sea Bright - Beach Walk Hotel   is a great little spot on the Shrewsbury River with the Ocean just across the street plus they have a pool.

Boating Related

NMHA: Build a boat with your kids. Learn about and preserve local boating history. Join Navesink Maritime Heritage Association.

Nautical Brass and goodies. There is some really cool stuff on this site.

Keyport - Home town to Olsen Boat Works where our first Mum Runner was built.

Boat Rentals - Oceanic Marina in Rumson - Tell them Classic Boat Rides sent you.  Pontoon boats, Kyaks, paddle boards and more.

Other helpful folks

Wedding Reverend: Anthony Cavallo; Tie the Knot aboard our 40 passenger MARINER or 150 Passenger Navesink Queen.

Wedding Photography: by Sara Waterman.  Sara moves seamlessly about the boat to capture your magic moments.  

Voice Overs: Your own Captain Dan is also Voice Over Performer and Producer.  Check out "Schadey Dan" from Y-107!

 eat cake.  be merry.  Celebration baking.  Instagram   Tell them 1st Mate Vicky from Classic Boat Rides sent you.

  We look forward to having your group aboard the MARINER or Navesink Queen soon.  Thank you.  Capt. Dan and Frist Mate Vicky                                              SUNSET PICS CELL PHONES


The NAVESINK QUEEN is located at FRANK'S PIER at SLIP 65 (toward the end).
The MARINER is located on PIER 1 SLIP 3. (just to the left of the Charter Fishing Boats at Atlantic Highlands Marina).
WE ARE NOT IN HIGHLANDS. Click here for maps and directions.

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