One of the great things about living in Delaware County PA is how close it is to the New Jersey shore, or as locals say, the Jersey shore. No it is not called the beach like other parts of the country may say, it is the Jersey shore.
According to Google Maps, from Springfield, the town where our office is located, to Cape May, New Jersey, the southern most town in New Jersey, the distance can be 109 miles (roughly 2 hours 12 minutes) or 91.6 miles (roughly 2 hours 15 minutes). These 2 routes are the main routes people will take from Springfield.
We prefer the Commodore Barry since it immediately takes you into the not so developed part of South Jersey. There are farms with produce stands along the way, when in season, and it is a more scenic route.
We have taken even more scenic routes on Doug's motorcycle, to get off the beaten track, but that is another story.
Now if you are only wanting to go to Atlantic City that is a bit shorter. According to Google Maps, 69 miles 1 hour 38 minutes from Springfield to AC.
There are many wonderful towns to visit at the Jersey shore, all with a different flavor for fun in the sun, entertainment, eateries, bird watching, walking on the boards and the beach, light houses, Lucy.
It is good to know that a day trip or a vacation is not too far away when you live in Delaware County PA!