Howell is a township in New Jersey with a reservoir that makes for a scenic walk or run. It's well located for trips to the coast.
The Manasquan Reservoir offers nature and outdoor activities such as hiking, running, fishing, boating bird watching plus a nature exhibit where visitors can see the local wildlife. There's also nature trails and fishing at Echo Lake.
In Howell town center you'll find interesting shops from record stores to tea shops and quilt stores.
The best time to visit is in summer for trips to the coastline and to enjoy outdoor activities.