Anyone looking for a lovely holiday destination in the northeast of the United States may like to stay at Brigantine. There are many fun and interesting things to do and see in this area, which is located in the state of New Jersey. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments and B&Bs.
Brigantine offers long stretches of sandy beaches for holidaymakers to relax on and enjoy the warm summer sun or take a relaxing walk. Visitors here can enjoy a large number of watersports that include swimming, snorkelling, fishing, water skiing and paddle boating. There are many scenic areas for visitors to explore here, which is best done by hiking, roller blading or cycling. Golf fans will find an excellent links course on the island and there are good tennis courts here too. Numerous restaurants and bars located on the island offering a superb variety of dishes, especially fresh seafood. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food, drinks and other provisions from stores at Brigantine.
Holidaymakers staying at Brigantine will not only find lots of recreational activities but also numerous places of interest on the island. For example one of the most notable features here is the lighthouse, which was built only to attract tourists and has never been operational. The Marine Mammal Stranding Center for rescued animals is another place worth visiting. In fact nature lovers are well served here with the Edwin B Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge located on the northern part of the island. Just 15 minutes away is Atlantic City, where tourists will find lots of fine buildings and structures including the tallest lighthouse in New Jersey. The city of Pennsylvania is an hour and 10 minutes away and features museums, galleries and beautiful parks. Two Pennsylvania attractions highly recommended are the Rodin Museum and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
The warmest month of the year is July with an average temperature of 73 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average temperature of 31 degrees Fahrenheit. Rainfall is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year. January has the highest precipitation with an average of 4.67 inches. July is the driest month with an average of just over 3 inches of rainfall.
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Pennsylvania is approximately one hour and 20 minute’s drive from Brigantine and has flights arriving from other major U.S cities as well as international airports. These overseas airports include Amsterdam (AMS), Brussels (BRU), Dublin (DUB), Frankfurt (FRA), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), Manchester (MAN), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO), Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) and Zurich (ZRH) amongst others. Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz and National are car hire firms located at the airport.