In a survey by TripAdvisor, out of some 1100 respondents, 78% believe "toplessness" is acceptable in places where it is culturally acceptable. Most of these respondents cited places like Spain and other parts of Europe where it is a social norm. But did you know that right here in good old New Jersey there are nude beaches?
Gunnison Beach is a "Clothing optional beach" in Sandy Hook NJ. One can take a "Seastreak Ferry" from Manhattan to visit the beach.
Prior to 1972, Gunnison Beach was a military base where the soldiers (mostly men) would go skinny dip. Eventually it continued its skinny dipping tradition.Nowadays the beach attracts visitors of all ages.
There are some basic ettiquetes:
- No gawking
- No Public sex - get a room
- No taking pictures