Distance:13 to 15 miles.
Walk from Highlands, NJ into Sandy Hook and to Fort Hancock Historic District. Beautiful vistas of Highlands, NJ; Sea Bright, NJ; and Raritan Bay. Pass a 19th century life-saving station. View buildings in Fort Hancock from another era. See what a 19th century Army post looked like. No drop out points. Walk is linear; in and out.
Important: bring water and lunch. There is no place to buy lunch.
Take 8:00 a.m. Academy bus, Route 36 to Highlands, NJ, from Port Authority Bus Terminal, arrive Highlands, NJ at 9:23 a.m.
Meet: at commuter statue no latter then 7:45 a.m. Fare: $33.00/$16.50 seniors 62 and over, round trip. Rain cancels.
The r/t fare may be a little high, but the beauty of the scenery is worth it.