You'll hear about it at the end of every summer season in New Jersey. That period of time after Labor Day when it's still relatively warm at the Jersey Shore.

Sure, locals absolutely love this time of year, but why? The true heartbeat of the Jersey Shore season is between Memorial Day and Labor Day, when school is out, days are long and life is easy.

Once September hits, the days get shorter, and eventually, cooler. Not to mention it's when the official start of fall arrives. With all of that said, it's understandable for most to believe the shore is no place to be this time of year.

And if you don't live on the Jersey Shore, I'm here to tell you this: It's not worth the trip. Here's why local summer at the Jersey Shore is simply overrated.

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