Destination guide

Travel to lively New Jersey Shore

Enjoy the live music and other features of New Jersey Shore. Travellers to this walkable city praise the casino gaming, beaches and seaside. Steel Pier and Cape May Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-see attractions. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around New Jersey Shore

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes New Jersey Shore a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Steel Pier (27.1 mi / 43.6 km)
  • Eagleswood Amusement Park (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Popcorn Park Zoo (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Renault Winery (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Hartland Miniature Golf & Arcade (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Sylvin Farms Winery (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in New Jersey Shore

Travellers enjoy New Jersey Shore for its seaside and wildlife. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, New Jersey Shore is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bass River State Forest (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Wharton State Forest (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Jacques Cousteau Coastal Center (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Double Trouble State Park (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Brant Beach (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around New Jersey Shore

The nearest airport is in Atlantic City, NJ (ACY-Atlantic City Intl.), located 21.6 mi (34.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Belmar, NJ (BLM-Monmouth Executive), which is 34.6 mi (55.6 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Egg Harbor City Station, Hammonton Station and Absecon Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around New Jersey Shore?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,933 holiday lettings near New Jersey Shore. From 4,162 Houses to 214 Cottages, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover New Jersey Shore area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in New Jersey Shore?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in New Jersey Shore. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • New York: 5,683 holiday homes
  • Manhattan: 3,011 holiday homes
  • New York: 17,579 holiday homes
  • North Wales: 37 holiday homes
  • Brooklyn: 1,035 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in New Jersey Shore! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in New Jersey Shore?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in New Jersey Shore with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • New York: 5,683 holiday lettings
  • North Wales: 37 holiday lettings
  • Philadelphia: 1,100 holiday lettings
  • Jersey City: 5,170 holiday lettings
  • Hoboken: 2,235 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to New Jersey Shore?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in New Jersey Shore are:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK): 5,448 self catering accommodations
  • Philadelphia International Airport (PHL): 1,172 self catering accommodations
  • Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR): 5,402 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in New Jersey Shore?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in New Jersey Shore. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Brooklyn Bridge: 5,640 holiday rentals
  • New Jersey City University: 5,584 holiday rentals
  • New York City Fire Museum: 5,620 holiday rentals
  • Brooklyn Heights Promenade: 5,661 holiday rentals
  • Madison Square Garden: 5,610 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around New Jersey Shore listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Explore destinations around New Jersey Shore

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