County of Monmouth

For Immediate Release:
November 29, 2023

2024 County Travel Guide
photo contest voting is now open
Winning photo will be the cover of County Travel Guide

FREEHOLD, NJ – The Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners is excited to announce that voting for the 2024 County Travel Guide cover photo is now open.

The three finalists' submissions are John Entwistle's shot of the patriotic Bradley Beach fireworks display from over the summer; Connor Kane's photo that captures the spirit of local surfers in Asbury Park; and Kate Watt's breathtaking sky view image of the Manasquan Inlet jetty.

"Voting for the County Travel Guide cover photo is open until Friday, Dec. 15! The Board of County Commissioners encourages everyone to cast their votes and help select the image that will appear on the cover of the eagerly anticipated 2024 Travel Guide,” said Commissioner Director Thomas A. Arnone, liaison to the Monmouth County Division of Tourism. “Be sure to go to to learn more about the contest. We can't wait to see the results!"

The winning photograph will not only serve as the cover of the County Travel Guide, but will also be prominently showcased within the Guide and include a photographer spotlight. Additionally, runners-up will have their photos featured in the Guide. The winner will be promptly notified once voting is closed.

For further information about the County Travel Guide contest and to stay updated on Monmouth County events, please visit

BRADLEY BEACH, NJ – John Entwistle of Farmingdale submitted a photo of fireworks during the summer in Bradley Beach for the 2024 County Travel Guide photo contest.

ASBURY PARK, NJ – Connor Kane of Asbury Park submitted an aerial photo of surfers off the coast of Asbury Park for the 2024 County Travel Guide photo contest. 
MANASQUAN, NJ – Kate Watt of Brick submitted a sky view photo of the Manasquan Inlet jetty for the 2024 County Travel Guide photo contest.

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