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.

If you don't live at 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.

5 reasons why local summer at the Jersey Shore is overrated

Locals talk about local summer, but is it really worth the hype? Here's why you should reconsider that late season trip and wait until summer returns next year.

If that wasn't enough to deter you, maybe this will. Did you know some of those boardwalk games are stacked against you? Here's what you need to know the next time you play a boardwalk game at the Jersey Shore.

Seven boardwalk games and how they can be stacked against you

Those ducks may be cute swimming around in shallow water, but they have nothing on what might be lurking just off the coast.

8 sharks you may find off New Jersey's coast