The seaside resort of Avalon is located on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, in New Jersey. This is on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States of America. The town sits on what is known as Seven Mile Island and has the motto ‘Cooler by a mile’. This refers to the fact that Avalon just out into the Atlantic Ocean by at least a mile more than any surrounding areas. Many people choose to take their holidays in Avalon as it is simply one of the most popular beach resorts in the whole of New Jersey. Real estate is said to be very expensive here and therefore, renting self catering accommodation in Avalon may be the closest you are realistically able to get to living the life akin to the rich and famous.
The beaches around the popular seaside resort of Avalon have an extremely good reputation and these are where you can get involved in activities such as safe swimming, jet skiing, parasailing, snorkelling, scuba diving, surfing and wind surfing. There are also opportunities for avid fishing enthusiasts, both on the shore and deep-sea excursions. You might also like to think about taking a leisurely and scenic stroll along the ocean trails, or how about simply sitting in one of the numerous bars and cafés, whilst nursing a cool beverage and watching the world go by. Holidays in Avalon prove to be an ideal spot for ‘people watching’.
Many people choose to take their holidays in Avalon as the resort offers all of the facilities and venues they could ever need for a long break in the area. However, for when you decide to go off and explore further afield, there are a number of suggestions for you. For a start, the famous Atlantic City is only a short drive north up the coast and definitely well worth a full day. Why not have a small gambling flutter whilst you’re here, as the laws in this part of America are more relaxed than in most other states. The self catering accommodation in Avalon is quite literally surrounded by a myriad natural attractions for you to explore and these include Beaver Swamp Fish and Wildlife Management Area, The Belleplain State Forest and Estell Manor Park.
Whilst packing your suitcase for your holidays in Avalon, you need to bear in mind that this part of New Jersey experiences a typical oceanic climate. This means that the summers are usually warm or very warm, whilst winters are much colder and snow will occur from time to time. The most popular time to head to the area is between the months of May and September, when average temperatures will be between the low- to mid-twenties degrees Celsius.
The most convenient airport for your holidays in Avalon will be situated at New York Newark Airport (EWR). This airport handles flights from a number of operators from the UK and these include Virgin Atlantic and British Airways; mainly from London Heathrow (LHR).